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Friday, September 23 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
(REF 23134) Fireside Chat: Transformative Leadership for Global Science and Society (Online)

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Lissa Matyas

Vice-President, Global Government Affairs, CIFAR
Lissa is Vice-President of Global Government Affairs at CIFAR. CIFAR is a Canadian-based global research organization, convening extraordinary minds to address the most important questions facing science and humanity. From quantum computing and artificial intelligence to innovation... Read More →

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Alejandro Adem

President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Professor Alejandro Adem was appointed President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in October 2019.As a highly accomplished researcher in the field of mathematics and a faculty member at the University of British Columbia, Professor Adem has... Read More →
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Sethuraman Panchanathan

Director, National Science Foundation
Dr. Sethuraman PanchanathanDirectorNational Science FoundationThe Honorable Sethuraman Panchanathan is a computer scientist and engineer and the 15th director of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). Panchanathan was nominated to this position by the President of the United... Read More →

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Michele Weber

Co-Chair, Science Summit
Michele is an evolutionary biologist with an enthusiasm for modernizing how we do scholarship and spreading appreciation for the beauty of nature. She has twenty years of experience in scientific research, philanthropy and nonprofits. Michele has conducted research on coral reefs... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2022 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT