Looking ahead to 2020: a panel discussion on skills training policy for the future

Mitacs hosted a panel discussion at the 2014 Canadian Science Policy Conference entitled, “Looking ahead to 2020: Training the next generation of innovation leaders in Canada”. Discussion centered around graduate and postdoctoral training in Canada and the national policies required to prepare the innovation leaders of tomorrow. You can read more about the panel on the CSPC website.

We compiled a short summary of the discussion that took place during the panel, following our hashtag #NextGenInnovators.

What are your thoughts on the future of graduate and postdoctoral training in Canada? Tweet us @DiscoverMitacs with the hashtag #NextGenInnovators!


More information on the current state of graduate and postdoctoral training in Canada can be found by reading some of following publications:


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