Event Details

Symposium

Innovation Network Annual Symposium: CFPMN1 Advanced Materials

Online

April 28 , 2021

Details

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not able to offer simultaneous translation for this event.  Our speakers may respond and present in the language of their choice; and for our guests, if you require a transcript of any portion of the presentation in French and or in English, please contact event organizers and we will make arrangements to provide one.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Cet événement se déroulera uniquement en anglais. Si vous désirez recevoir le contenu en français, veuillez nous en faire part et nous vous fournirons les transcriptions en français. Nous vous prions de nous excuser pour tout inconvénient.

The 2021 Innovation Networks Annual Symposium is a free event that all members of the Defence and Security Community, including stakeholders in defence innovation, are encouraged to attend.

All of the registered guests should view the video presentations of each Micro-net in advance of the Symposium to learn about research to date and prepare their questions for the live Q and A session.  Guests will have the ability to submit questions to each Micro-net by either using the link provided on the video page or submit questions on the day of the live event. 

Please note that the videos will not be shared during the live event. 

The Symposium is a unique opportunity for Micro-nets to present their research to the Defence Community, the academic community, and other like-minded stakeholders. The goal of this event is to encourage collaboration between participants, sharing of knowledge, creation of relationships, and to promote the development of larger Innovation Networks in these fields. 

"The Challenge" Advanced Materials for Defence and Security: Seeking Innovation in Detection Avoidance and Physical Protection
To stimulate the development of revolutionary advances in materials science for defence & security applications, with a focus on emerging and advanced materials, including advanced manufacturing methods.
 

FAQs

Must I view the videos ahead of the event? 
Yes, the videos will not be shared during the live event.  Individuals registered for the event are encouraged to view the project videos in advance of the live event and submit questions by using the link provided within the open video viewer, just under the video.  Questions will be provided to the Micro-net and answered on the day of the event should the time permit. 
 

Can I ask questions in advance about the videos? 
Individuals registered for the event are encouraged to view the project videos in advance of the live event and submit questions by using the link provided within the open video viewer, just under the video.  Questions will be provided to the Micro-net and answered on the day of the event should the time permit. 

How can I learn about the projects to be showcased at the symposium?
Individuals registered for the event are encouraged to view the project videos in advance of the live event and submit questions by using the link provided within the open video viewer, just under the video.  Questions will be provided to the Micro-net and answered on the day of the event should the time permit. 


How do I join the live event? 
All registered guests will be sent an email confirmation with the link to join the event.  A reminder email will also be sent 24 hours prior to the start time of the event. This email will also contain the link to join the live event.  Please note that this event will be held on Zoom.  

What is Innovations Networks?
Innovation Networks is an element of the Department of National Defence’s Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. It supports the establishment of new and existing networks by stimulating collaboration and the free flow of ideas critical to innovation. Academics, industry, and other partners are encouraged to come together to form collaborative Innovation Networks. 
 

Innovation Networks’ first two Calls for Proposals supported the creation of Micro-nets; smaller networks that perform research on one or more aspects of a larger Innovation Challenge. With time, these Micro-nets, along with other networks/participants, will grow and combine to form larger sustainable national Innovation Networks dedicated to further research on a particular Innovation Challenge. 

By creating Innovation Networks, the IDEaS Program is fostering the development of a critical mass of researchers, highly qualified personnel, and expertise within the Canadian innovation community!

What is a Micro-net?
A Micro-net (or Micro-network) is a self-organized multidisciplinary team, led by a Canadian university and includes five or more investigators from at least three different institutions or organizations. Over time, these Micro-nets are expected to evolve to generate a critical mass of experience and knowledge, toward solving specific defence and security challenges.

How can I learn about the projects to be showcased at the symposium?

 

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