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MCRI II 9th Annual Conference

Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC


POLICY MEETING - Wednesday, May 2, 2007     Agenda

This ‘by invitation’ event is an opportunity for government and industry partners to meet with the primary researchers on the current Major Collaborative Initiative Project:   A $75 registration recovery fee is required at the time of registration for all guests.  Speakers are asked to register (n/c).


Online registration will be closed on April 25, 2007.  All registrants are invited to a small reception following the meeting.


ISRN 9TH ANNUAL MEETING - May 3 - 4, 2007     Agenda

All interested government and industry members are invited to register for the 9th annual meeting of the Innovations Systems Research Network.  This year, over 80 members of the MCRI II project will be meeting in Vancouver to discuss the progress of the City-Region Initiative.  This is  the second Major Collaborative Research Initiative awarded by SSHRC for this group.

NON-SPONSORED MEMBERS OF ISRNRegistration Closes on April 15, 2007. REGISTER ONLINE at:

GUESTS (government and industry participants and interested academics) - Registration Closes on April 25, 2007.  REGISTER ONLINE at:




Those non-members who have registered for the 9th Annual Meeting are welcome to join us at the annual group dinner being held at the Snow Garden Restaurant, 469 Richards Street at 19:00h.  Please note that pre-registration for this event is required.




ISRN MEMBERS ONLY MEETING – Saturday, May 5, 2007   


This members only meeting on beautiful Bowen Island begins with an early shuttle to the ferry for out-of-town members who will be joined by the locals for a quick pre-meeting breakfast at the Island Pacific School grounds. 

First item of the day is the presentations from five graduate students working on the MCRI II project.  A record number of 17 entries were received this year from across Canada.  Agenda

We have planned two concurrent sessions over the working lunch:

1) Peer-to-Peer session on interviews

2) Research Advisory Group meeting with the MCRI II Management Committee


Out of town members are scheduled to leave Vancouver on Sunday, May 6th.

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