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Monday, November 22 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
930: Collective response to COVID-19: Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) dialogue with delegates 2021

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Join executives from the Canada Research Coordinating Committee as they discuss the collective response of Canada’s research funding organizations to the pandemic and their efforts to build back better. Share your views on issues of national concern. This engagement and listening session aims to inform the Committee’s agenda and reflections going forward.
To learn more about the collective efforts of Canada’s research funding organizations, addressing national priorities, please visit the CRCC web site: www.canada.ca/crcc 

Joignez-vous aux dirigeants du Comité de coordination de la recherche au Canada pour discuter de la réponse commune des organismes de financement de la recherche du Canada à la pandémie et des efforts qu’ils déploient pour reconstruire mieux. Donnez votre avis sur des questions d’intérêt national. Cette séance de discussions et d’écoute vise à orienter le programme du Comité et ses réflexions pour l’avenir.

Pour en savoir plus sur les efforts collectifs des organismes de financement de la recherche du Canada visant à répondre aux priorités nationales, veuillez consulter le site Web du CCRC : www.canada.ca/ccrcOrganized by: Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) Secretariat and CRCC member organizations 

Moderators
avatar for Alejandro Adem

Alejandro Adem

President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Professor Alejandro Adem was appointed President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in October 2019.As a highly accomplished researcher in the field of mathematics and a faculty member at the University of British Columbia, Professor Adem has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Roseann O’Reilly Runte

Roseann O’Reilly Runte

President and CEO, Canada Foundation for Innovation
She has led a number of universities in Canada and the U.S. and has served on many boards including the National Bank of Canada, LifeNet, the Club of Rome, Jean Coutu, and as President of the Canadian Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization... Read More →
avatar for Lakshmi Krishnan

Lakshmi Krishnan

Vice-President of Life Sciences (acting), NRC
Lakshmi Krishnan was appointed as the Vice President of Life Sciences on a continuing basis as of April 1, 2022 after recently acting in the position. In this capacity, she oversees the Human Health Therapeutics, Aquatic and Crop Resource Development and Medical Devices research centres. As... Read More →
avatar for Ted Hewitt

Ted Hewitt

President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Ted Hewitt was appointed president of SSHRC in March 2015. He served as the inaugural chair of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee from 2017 to 2019. Ted was vice-president, research and international relations, at Western University in London, Ontario, from 2004 to 2011, where he had been a professor of sociology since 1989. He was also a public policy scholar at the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Viehbeck

Sarah Viehbeck

Associate Vice-President Research - Evidence Integration, CIHR
Dr. Sarah Viehbeck is the Associate Vice-President Research - Evidence Integration at CIHR. In this role, Dr. Viehbeck is responsible for all science-related strategy and policy development. She also leads the design of a comprehensive suite of programs and initiatives to support... Read More →
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Simon Kennedy

Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Simon Kennedy was named Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, effective September 3, 2019.Previously, he served as Deputy Minister of Health from January 2015. During his tenure at Health Canada, that department took on a national leadership role in responding... Read More →
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Stephen Lucas

Deputy Minister, Health Canada
Dr. Stephen Lucas was appointed Deputy Minister of Health on September 3, 2019.Before joining the Department, Dr. Lucas served as Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) since January 2017.As Senior Associate Deputy Minister (Climate Change) from June 2016... Read More →


Monday November 22, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm EST
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