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Friday, November 9 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Short Talk Series

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The 'Short Talks' series will include seven, 10-minute presentations, including:

1. Conspiring Together for Good: Institutional Science and Religion - Milton Friesen, Social Cities - Cardus
2. From Artificial Intelligence to Policy-Making: Changing how we make maps to make better decisions - Karen Bronsard, Centre of Expertise in Geomatics at Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Natural Resources Canada
3. Amplify: Managing Microaggressions and Countering Stereotypes Against Women and Girls in STEM - Ana Sofia Barrows, Ryerson University and Ontario Science Centre
4. Putting our Minds Together: Research and Knowledge Management Strategy - Dr. Nicolette McGuire, BC Ministry of Health
5. From crisis to confidence: Building science and policy “bridges” in Canada’s national blood system - Dr. Dana Devine, Canadian Blood Services
6. How a new model of journalism is connecting science and the public - Lisa Varano
7. Mapping the science writing and communication landscape in Canada using new media and traditional survey research tools - Tim Lougheed, Science Writers and Communicators of Canada and Alexandre Schiele, UQAM Interuniversity Research Center on Science and Technology (IRCST)

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Ana Sofia Barrows

Social Media Manager, Lina Duque Consulting
Ana Sofia Barrows is the Social Media Manager at Lina Duque Consulting. She has worked as the Co-Program Director for SHAD at Ryerson University. She graduated from Ryerson University with a BSc (Hons) in Medical Physics and is currently working towards her Canadian Certified Inclusion... Read More →
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Karen Bronsard

Policy Analyst, Centre of Expertise in Geomatics at Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Natural Resources Canada
Karen Bronsard is a Policy Analyst at the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (Natural Resources Canada). She primarily works to bridge the gap between operations and policy, allowing people on both sides to understand each other. Specifically, she is interested in promoting... Read More →
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Dr. Dana Devine

Chief Scientist, Canadian Blood Services
Dr. Dana Devine was chief medical and scientific officer, leading the medical services and innovationdivision at Canadian Blood Services from 2001 to 2017. This included responsibility for transfusionmedicine, donor and transplantation services, emerging pathogens and infectious diseases... Read More →
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Milton Friesen

Program Director, Cardus Social Cities
Milton Friesen is Program Director of Cardus Social Cities.Core ideas that orient a significant amount of my work include the exploration of complexity science by means of various network approaches. Network dynamics are a persistent feature of our human interactions including the... Read More →
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Tim Lougheed

Science Writers and Communicators of Canada
A full time freelance writer and editor since 1991, Tim Lougheed has written hundreds of articles for specialized and general publications in Canada as well as internationally. He also edits Canadian Chemical News, a magazine published by the Chemical Institute of Canada.He is the... Read More →
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Dr. Nicolette McGuire

Director, Research, Partnerships and Innovation Division, British Columbia Ministry of Health
Nicolette McGuire, BSc, PhD is Director for Research and Innovation at the Ministry of Health in British Columbia. Nicolette has held previous positions in clinical prevention, evaluation and performance measurement at the Ministry and Island Health Authority and was a visiting scholar... Read More →
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Alexandre Schiele, PhD

Researcher, UQAM East Asia Observatory
Alexandre Schiele, Ph. D. (Communication science, Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2017) is a researcher at the UQAM East Asia Observatory and the former General Coordinator of the Observatory (2011-2016). Previously, he worked as a research assistant at the Interuniversity Research Center on... Read More →
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Lisa Varano

Audience Development Editor, The Conversation Canada
Lisa Varano is an Audience Development Editor at The Conversation Canada (theconversation.com/ca), a news, analysis and commentary website reaching an audience of over one million per month.The Conversation Canada publishes articles written by academic experts, edited by journalists... Read More →

Friday November 9, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am EST
Delta Hotel - Richelieu