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Thursday, November 14 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Whose Facts actually Matter? How to Truly Embrace Inclusiveness in Science, Innovation and Policy / Quels sont les faits qui comptent le plus? Comment vraiment favoriser l'inclusion dans les sciences, l'innovation et la politique

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Panel Organized by: Dr. Marisa Beck, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa / University d'Ottawa, Institut de recherche sur la science, la société et la politique publique

Terms like traditional knowledge, co-production, and inclusive innovation have become buzzwords in science policy circles. But focus is more on ‘the what’ of these terms than ‘the how’. What progress has been made toward truly embracing different ways of knowing, and different views, values and experiences in knowledge production, technological innovation, and public policymaking? This panel will discuss leading experiences and examples in the ‘how’ of inclusion. We will identify practical recommendations on how to turn terms like inclusive innovation, co-production and the interweaving of traditional knowledge and Western science from aspirations into common practice.

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Monica Gattinger

Full Professor, School of Political Studies, Director, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa
Monica Gattinger is Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, Full Professor at the School of Political Studies and Chair of Positive Energy at the University of Ottawa. Professor Gattinger’s research and engagement focus on the energy and arts/cultural policy sectors... Read More →

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Angel Ransom

Director of Operations, The First Nations Major Projects Coalition
Angel Ransom is the Director of Operations at The First Nations Major Projects Coalition. She is responsible for direct oversight and management of the day to day operations of the Coalition. She is also the owner of Angel Ransom Consulting, advising clients on issues related to land... Read More →
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Brenda Kenny

Board Chair, Alberta Innovates
Brenda Kenny is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Alberta Innovates. Dr. Kenny brings significant experience in board governance, energy and environment regulation, policy, sustainability, and innovation. She also serves on the boards of the Canada West Foundation, Member Council... Read More →
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Jeff Kinder

Executive Director, Science and Innovation, Institute on Governance
Jeff has over 30 years of 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... Read More →

Thursday November 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:10pm EST
Confederation Ballroom