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R3 Capturing Climate Opportunity

Delta Brunswick Hotel St John, New Brunswick, Canada

NBIF will be hosting a one-day symposium in Saint John, NB on Nov. 23 at the Delta Brunswick Hotel. Connect with fellow innovators and stakeholders from around the province to foster collaboration and spark new ideas. R3: Capturing Climate Opportunity will see researchers, entrepreneurs and decision-makers come together to meet the challenges of the climate crisis and create opportunities in […]

IP, Copyright and Generative AI: What Writers, Artists and Creatives Should Know

Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

The use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing exponentially.  So are the legal questions around copyright ownership of works created by AI technology.  This specialized session will cover what writers, artists and creatives should know about IP and copyright generally, as well as touch on some of the legal issues arising in Canada around the use of generative AI. […]

IP Strategies for AI Ocean Companies

The PIER at the Seaport 1209 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

IP Strategies for AI Ocean Companies, hosted by OSC, OSP, & Springboard Atlantic. Hear from Jeff Slater, Senior Patent Agent at Smart & Biggar LP, who will speak about the importance of having an intellectual property (IP) strategy for ocean companies adopting AI as part of their business. You’ll learn about the relationship between IP, AI and data and hear […]

Industry-Research Partnerships for Ocean-Climate Action Workshop

Hybrid event

"This interactive workshop will bring together industry and research communities to explore partnerships around climate-ocean solutions.  You will: Hear from OFI and OSC leadership about co-funding and collaboration opportunities Connect with industry and research communities in themed breakout groups to explore collaboration and project ideas Make new connections across industry and research communities to create new opportunities. Researchers: Why should […]

COVE Ocean Connector: The future of international autonomous system innovation

COVE - Dartmouth 27 Parker St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

"Autonomous systems will be necessary for the ongoing maintenance of offshore industries such as wind farms as they mitigate risk to humans from the somewhat exciting but dangerous environment offshore. Autonomous systems have the potential to improve the availability of information from offshore assets significantly, but they need to be trusted to do the job safely. This means showing that […]

Beef Day @Dal

Save-the-date Dalhousie Agriculture and the Maritime Beef Council will host the first “Beef Day @ Dal” on November 25, 2023, in Truro, Nova Scotia.  The event will bring together researchers, industry, and government to discuss current research activities within the beef sector, view current research equipment (carcass ultrasound demonstration), and hear about national research initiatives.   Location TBC

ERINL’s Digital Offshore ’23

St. John’s Convention Centre St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

"Digitalization offers significant opportunities and benefits for the offshore energy industry to improve efficiency and reduce costs, enable development, enhance safety, and reduce emissions. Energy Research and Innovation NL and the techNL Digital Oil and Gas Program are hosting Digital Offshore ’23, a conference about industry trends and insights on opportunities and challenges presented by the digital transformation of Newfoundland […]

Smart Digital Ports of the Future

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The first edition of Smart Digital Ports North America 2023 will be hosted on 5th & 6th December 2023 in Halifax, Canada! The two-day conference will mark the first Port Technology International event in Canada, partnered with Halifax Port Authority. Smart Digital Ports has been hosted in Europe for seven years and has become the leading hub for all things […]

AI and Beyond: Canadian Software and Data Licensing Workshop (AUTM Webinar)


"Artificial intelligence (AI) and other data-driven technologies are moving quickly. Intellectual property (IP), the regulatory environment and dealmakers are all playing catch-up to develop best practices amid a rush toward the marketplace. This workshop will address everything that Canadian technology transfer offices need to know about data, evaluating data-driven technology and commercialization. The focus will be on Canada, taking international […]

Staying off Santa’s Naughty List – How to Collaborate and Protect your IP

Volta 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

"Life Sciences Nova Scotia in partnership with Springboard Atlantic Inc. invites you to an IP holiday warm-up with Ring Rescue & Bereskin & Parr IP Law.  Noel Courage partner Bereskin & Parr LLP, one of Canada’s leading intellectually property law firms.  Noel will talk about best practices, and maybe a few worst ones, for protecting IP in your R&D and business collaborations. Then hear from Life […]