OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 8, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will deliver a keynote address at the 6th Annual Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) Summit taking place at the University of Ottawa.

Minister Duncan will talk about the Government of Canada's plan for supporting the full spectrum of science, from basic to applied, to help researchers develop new technologies and approaches that are vital to an innovative and sustainable economy.

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Social Sciences Building
120 University Private, Room 4007
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

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Contact Information:

Veronique Perron
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science
343-291-2600

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and
Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca