DATE:   May 17, 2012              

TIME: 12 noon – 2pm         

LOCATION:  Institute for Ocean Technology

Canada –Brazil Framework Agenda for Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation

Roundtable – Workshop Feedback

OceansAdvance is attending an important international workshop May 8 – 11, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on behalf of the Ocean Technology sector. Mr. Les O’Reilly, Executive Director OceansAdvance, will present results from that workshop at a Roundtable, Thursday, May 17 for members and others interested stakeholders.

If you plan to attend please RSVP to the address below before noon, May 16, 2012.

DETAILS: As part of the Framework agreement for Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation (S&T Agreement) between Canada and Brazil, a workshop has been organized for May 8-11, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Its focus will be Canadian and Brazilian research and development communities on projects of joint interest.  At this workshop leading marine researchers and technology developers from Canada and Brazil will come together to solidify collaborative partnerships that have been developing under the auspices of the S&T Agreement.

This international workshop will identify opportunities for members of Newfoundland and Labrador”s ocean technology sector, OceansAdvance is organizing the Roundtable at the I.O.T. to present and discuss outcomes from this event and to engage with those in attendance to assess regional industry and research interests and opportunities in furthering this innovation agenda.

RSVP to leslie.oreilly@oceansadvance.net no later than noon Wed., May 16, 2012