Third Annual IP Research Workshop: IP and Scaling-Up

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Library and Archives Canada – Winifred Bambrick Room (395 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario)

Thursday,

Agenda
Time Description
8:30-9:10 Registration is Open
9:10-9:40

Welcome Address

Michael Burt, Executive Director, The Conference Board of Canada

Johanne Bélisle, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

9:40-10:40

Session 1: IP and Scaling-Up

Charles Bérubé, Senior Researcher, Small Business and Marketplace Services, ISED – Canadian Start-upsGrowth and Scale-up Transitions

Danny Leung, Director, Economic Analysis, Statistics Canada – Patenting and High Growth Firms

Aaron Sydor, Director, Trade and Economic Analysis, Global Affairs Canada – Innovation and Exporting

Moderator: Konstantinos Georgaras, Director General, Corporate Strategies and Services, CIPO

10:40-11:00 Health Break and Group Photograph
11:00-12:00

Session 2: A More Inclusive Canadian Innovation Framework

Darren Gresch, Research Associate, The Conference Board of Canada - How to Effectively Measure a Company's Overall Innovation Potential

Matthew Henderson, Research Associate, The Conference Board of Canada - Canada's Superclusters: Some Key Findings

Zafer Sonmez, Research Associate, The Conference Board of Canada - The Impact of Automation Technologies on Canada's Local Economies

Moderator: Harry Sharma, Director, Innovation and Technology, The Conference Board of Canada

12:00-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:00

Keynote Speaker

Nancy Gallini, Professor Emeritus at the Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia

14:00-14:20 Health Break
14:20-15:20

Session 3: IP Research to Support ISED Priorities

Max Skudra, Director of Research and Government Relations, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business – Initial Findings from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business IP Survey

Diego Santilli, Senior Economist, and Gray Barski, Junior Economist, CIPO – A Glance at IP Filing Forecasting at CIPO

Sean Martineau, Senior Economist, and Mazahir Bhagat, Data Analyst, CIPO – Processing Artificial Intelligence: Highlighting the Canadian Patent Landscape

Moderator: Teodora Cosac, Senior Policy Advisor, Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector, ISED

15:20-15:30

Closing Remarks

Harry Sharma, Director, Innovation and Technology, The Conference Board of Canada

Konstantinos Georgaras, Director General, Corporate Strategies and Services, CIPO

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