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The Council for Innovation and Commercialization (CIC) offers its participants an extensive networking opportunity through three meetings per year. These meetings provide participants with access to acknowledged experts who present the latest findings on issues, trends and best practices of strategic importance. The meetings are a forum for the exchange of information and insight on issues and challenges and provide an informal, confidential venue for participants to discuss issues and challenges that currently affect their daily lives and to stay on top of changes that are on the horizon.

Upcoming Meetings

May 11-12, 2020
Toronto, ON
Theme:  AI/Digital/Data/Practical Applications, Scaling-Up Organizations

Are you interested in attending as a guest? Contact Andrea Nadeau for more details.

Past Meeting Agendas

Recent Meeting Topics

  • Knowledge Management and Information Technology
  • Ecosystems
  • Culture
  • Open Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Innovation Foresight
  • Leadership
  • Innovation Execution
  • Investment Challenges
  • Changing Business Climate
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Economic Development through SME’s
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Creativity
  • Organizational Structures and Processes
  • Measuring Innovation Performance
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Competitive Business Intelligence
  • Attracting Human Resources to R&D
  • Technology Road-mapping

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Contact Us

For more information on how you can participate in the Council for Innovation and Commercialization, or for a guest invitation to a meeting, contact:

Andréa Nadeau
Senior Council Manager, Innovation and Technology

Cassandra-Ashley Spencer
Network Coordinator, Innovation and Technology