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2015 SPE STEM Event

On November 28 2015, SPE hosted a Working Group on STEM education where we brought together students and experts in STEM fields across academic, government and industry sectors in order to devise guidelines for federal government to improve the way STEM education is imparted. Invited panel of experts, included Josephine Nalbantoglu, (the Dean of Graduate and Postdocteral studies at McGill University), Remi Quirion (Chief Scientist of Quebec), Janet Bax (Interim President of CCA), Paul Dufour (Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa), and Wendy Cukier ( Vice-President of Research and Innovation at Ryerson University). Sir Peter David Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor of New Zealand, was also invited to provide a talk.