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Scientific Platforms Meeting (SPM) and Networking Dinner
Networks, Funding & Sustainability

Tuesday May 9, 2017, La Plaza, 420 Sherbrooke Street West

All disciplines within the scientific community are welcome to participate.

PROGRAM

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8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome and Overview of the Day
9:15 The Canadian Network of Scientific Platforms (CNSP) »
Claire M. Brown, Associate Professor, McGill University, CNSP President
9:45 Networking with EuroBioImaging Global Bioimaging Project »
Federica Paina, Project Manager, Euro-BioImaging & Global-BioImaging, EMBL Heidelberg
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Building a Sustainable Portfolio of Core Facilities »
Philip E. Hockberger, Northwestern University
Executive Director of Research Facilities, Assistant Vice President for Research
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00

Panel Discussion: How to fund & sustain scientific platforms?
• Philip E. Hockberger, Northwestern University
   Executive Director of Research Facilities, Assistant Vice President for Research
   PDF presentation »
• François Jean, University of British Columbia
   Associate Professor, Dept. Microbiology & Immunology, Former Scientific Director, 
   Facility for Infectious Disease and Epidemic Research (FINDER) ,
   CNSP Western Canade Representative
   PDF presentation »
• Sharyn Szick, Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
   Senior Programs Officer
   PDF presentation »
• Brent Myron, Memorial University
   Manager of Operations – CREAIT Network, CNSP Eastern Canada Representative
   PDF presentation »

14:30 Coffee Break
15:00 Professional Development, Best Practices, Marketing and Sustainability in Cores Facilities »
Philip E. Hockberger, Northwestern University
16:00 Scientific Platform Web-resources and Databases,
AFRED, PRIMA Quebec, CFI Navigator, ABRF Core Marketplace

• Patty King, Program Manager, Atlantic Facilities & Research Equipment Database (AFRED)
   PDF presentation »
• Loïck-Alexandre Gautier, Conseiller en technologie et innovation,
   Pôle de recherche et d’innovation en matériaux avancés au Québec (PRIMA Québec)
   PDF presentation »
• Sharyn Szick, Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), CFI Navigator
   PDF presentation »
• Philip E. Hockberger, Northwestern University, ABRF Core Marketplace
   PDF presentation »
17:00 What can the CNSP do for the scientific community?
18:00 Networking Dinner
McGill University, Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E5

 

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