The Alberta Nanotechnology Symposium will be on February 7, 2014 at the University of Alberta Campus. The aim of the symposium is to collaborate and development nanotechnology research. Both oral and poster presentation opportunitites are available. Registration is $10 which includes lunch and the banquet. Abstracts are being accepted until January 17, 2014.
Action Canada is a leadership and public policy development program for early career Canadian professionals. This is an 11 month program where selected candidates work in groups on a public policy project. Throughout this time, groups meet at five scheduled conferences across Canada and are also expected to continue their work between conferences. The program brings together academia, government, industry and media.
In Canada, crown corporations are government owned corporations operated like a company in the private sector. These corporations are hybirds with aspects of both government and industry policies, procedures and management. Examples include VIA rail and the Bank of Canada. To learn more, click here.
Business cards play an important role in networking and exchanging information. They date back to the 1400s and were primilary used by the upper class. Throughout history, their purpose, design and reception have taken many different forms. To learn more, read “Crazy Facts You Never Knew About Business Cards“.
Talent Egg is a Canadian website providing career tools, educational advice and employment opportunitites. It covers all career types including forestry, engineering, marketing and graduate school. Visit Talent Egg to learn more.
The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies helps to promote research and education in Canada’s North. They are active in providing researchers with funding and colloboration opportunities through their conferences, scholarships and network.