This can mean:
It is also for those who aspire to lead in these areas. Participants study the cultures of science, innovation and policy – where they intersect, how they work together, how they influence Canadian society, and how individuals can have impact and achieve results.
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– LDPSI Alumni
A multi-year, collaborative research initiative designed to support medium-term planning for the federal science and innovation departments and agencies, and provide an in-depth examination of the evolving relationship among science, innovation and society.
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IOG is Canada’s only think tank with science and innovation governance as a focused practice area. We are committed to helping public sector leaders who need to move the needle on science and innovation policy do so in a way that maximizes benefit to citizens and society.
Executive Director, Science and Innovation
Expertise: Science and Innovation Degree(s): PhD Public Policy; MA Science, Technology and Public Policy; BS Physics Jeff has over 30 years’ experience in government science, technology and innovation policy in the US and Canada. His US experience includes the National Science Foundation, the National Academies and the Naval Research Laboratory. In Canada, Jeff has worked at Industry Canada, Natural Resources […]
Senior Practice Lead, Science & Innovation
Expertise: science and innovation, science communications, facilitation Degree(s): Bachelor of Public Relations (BPR), Mount Saint Vincent University, Masters in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (MSc), University of Edinburgh For almost 20 years, Rhonda Moore has worked at the intersection of communications, research, and policy analysis and development. At that intersection, Rhonda has sought out opportunities to build relationships, to […]
Karen Dodds retired in 2016 after a 32-year career in the public service. She built on her basic background in science research, developing expertise in regulation, legislation, operations, and policy. Karen retired as Assistant Deputy Minister, Science & Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada. That branch was responsible for research and monitoring in the […]
Paul has more than 18 years of experience in as an executive leading program design and delivery, risk management and policy development. This includes over 6 years as Vice President, Policy and Program and of the Science Branch at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). In addition to his executive leadership within Canada, Paul has […]
Geoff Munro was the Chief Scientist of NRCan (retired Dec 2013) and in this capacity advanced the work of the departmental Science and Technology Board and helped to drive the corporate priority of “Mobilizing our Science & Technology”. Mr. Munro was first appointed Chief Scientist at NRCan in 2007 and carried out this role while […]
Wendy Watson-Wright has been an ocean science policy professional for most of her career. She retired in December 2019 as the inaugural CEO of the Atlantic Canadian-led Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI). Prior to that she served as the first female Executive Secretary and Assistant Director General of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) in Paris from […]