Program 210

AIRDATE:08/22/06

PROMO: NCE's Jean Claude Gavrel talks about future plans and global competition on the innovation front

Canfor's Ken Higginbotham addresses the role of social science in sustainable forest management

CTI's Ivan Sierralta outlines the Alberta Deal Generator program

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TITLE: Jean Claude Gavrel, Director, Networks of Centres of Excellence
SUBJECT: #210 SFMN Conference: Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada
SYNOPSIS: For sixteen years, innovation in Canada has benefitted from the national program called the Networks of Centres of Excellence and one of the NCE’s success stories is the Sustainable Forest Management Network. NCE Director Jean Claude Gavrel talks about the importance of these networks to Canada’s global research competitiveness.

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TITLE: Dr. Ken Higginbotham, Vice President, Forestry and Environment, Canfor Corporation
SUBJECT: #210 SFMN Conference: Social Sciences and Sustainable Forest Management
SYNOPSIS: Forestry executive Ken Higginbotham looks at the role of social science in the promotion of sustainable forest management.

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TITLE: Dr. Ivan Sierralta, Calgary Technologies Inc and Alberta Deal Generator
SUBJECT: #210 Alberta Deal Generator
SYNOPSIS: CTI’s Ivan Sierralta discusses investment in Alberta’s growing technology sector through an innovative program called Alberta Deal Generator.

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