DATE: 23 Jan. 2014

TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 12:45 To be followed by lunch at 1:00

LOCATION: National Research Council Canada, 1 Arctic Avenue, MUN

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador (IBRD) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), in collaboration with  OceansAdvance Inc.,  invites you to attend a Roundtable Session,  23 Jan. 2014 at the National Research Council Canada Building, 1 Arctic Avenue, Memorial University of Newfoundland Campus.

The session begins at 8:30 a.m. and features a presentation by Mr. Michael Devane, Chairman of SmartBay, Ireland.  He will discuss the economic development renewal strategy taking place in Ireland with special focus on marine and ocean technologies.

At this session we will also discuss the positioning of Ireland in the European community and the new economic drivers emanating from the EU including the Galway Declaration, Horizon 2020, and potential impacts of CETA on the ocean technology sector.

The session features presentations and updates from the NL ocean technology cluster and a moderated open forum to identify new trans-Atlantic opportunities for collaboration and partnership between business and research, as well as B2B  in this province and in Ireland.

Mark your calendar now for this event and reserve your seat today. Simply send an email today to: Leslie O’Reilly. Enter “Attending Round Table” in the Subject line.

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