Research, Development and Innovation in Saskatchewan’s Minerals Industry

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The International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) and the Research Office are hosting an information session and networking reception to provide information on upcoming research and funding opportunities. This event is open to all faculty and graduate students across campus. The information session includes presentations from major funding agencies (see speakers list below) and will be of general interest to researchers in a variety of fields across engineering, science, environment, education, policy, and other disciplines. The presentations will be followed by a networking reception.

This information session is intended for a broad audience, and it is a great opportunity to meet and interact with colleagues, students, and representatives of the major funding agencies. The event is free of charge, but IMII requests that you register for the event. Please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues and graduate students across campus.

Date: Wednesday, November 9th

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Location: the Crush Area in the Riddell Centre (by the main doors of the Riddell Centre) 
University of Regina


·International Minerals Innovation Institute - Al Shpyth, Executive Director

·Mitacs - Zsuzsa Papp, Business Development Specialist

·NSERC - Irene Mikawoz, P.Eng. Manager, Prairies Regional Office

·National Research Council Canada (NRC) - Brent Serbin, Industrial Technology Advisor, IRAP Prairies

·Western Economic Diversification Canada - Sandy Bresciani, Senior Business Officer

·University of Regina Research Office - Divyesh Patel, Manager, Research Partnerships

For more information and to register please visit