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Leading Practices for Evaluating Proposals for Science and Technology Infrastructure Investments: Workshop Participants

A workshop, guided by the Expert Panel on Leading Practices for Evaluating Proposals for Science and Technology Infrastructure Investments, was held on March 20 in Ottawa. Workshop attendees participated in a discussion to respond to the charge set out by Public Services and Procurement Canada. The participants had expertise, experience, and demonstrated leadership in identifying leading practices for evaluating proposals for science and technology infrastructure investments, including individuals from federal labs and/or scientific facilities, university/academia, research infrastructure management, and industry research.

Kristiann Allen, Senior Advisor, INGSA, and Senior Advisor (on interchange) Office of the Chief Science Advisor (Ottawa, ON); Former Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief Science Advisor (Auckland, New Zealand)

Eric Cook, CEO and Executive Director, Research and Productivity Council (Fredericton, NB)

Paul Dugsin, Managing Partner, Magnus Associates (London, ON); Managing General Partner, Raiven Capital (Toronto, ON / Silicon Valley, CA)

Jesse Heilman, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Carleton University (Ottawa, ON)

Guy Levesque, Associate Vice-President, Research Support and Infrastructure, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)

David Moorman, Senior Advisor, Policy and Planning, Canada Foundation for Innovation (Ottawa, ON)

Brent Myron, Manager of Operations, CREAIT Network, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s, NL)

John Newhook, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)

Jaimie Reath, Senior Technical Manager, Real Property Division, Health Canada (Ottawa, ON)

Tracy Ross, Director of Network Membership, Actua (Ottawa, ON)

R. Sandra Schillo, Associate Professor, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)

Isaac Tamblyn, Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa, ON)

John P. Walsh, Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)