2013 NS Innovation Summit
April 26th, 2013
Eric Grimson, Chancellor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Research University in an innovation ecosystem: from MIT to Highway 128
Tom Jenkins, Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, OpenText
Innovation in Canada: From Waterloo to Canada’s Innovation Strategy
Patrick Horgan, Vice President Operations, Manufacturing and Development, IBM Canada
IBM’s Innovation Actions in Canada
Ray Ivany, President, Acadia University; Chair, NS Commission on Building our New Economy
Update from the Nova Scotia Commission on Building our New Economy
About the Conference
In partnership with universities and the private sector, the Province of Nova Scotia hosted an Innovation Summit in April of 2013.
The summit brought public and private stakeholders together (including youth leaders) from industry, business, and academia to develop strategies to create a more systematic approach to fostering and supporting innovation.