2021

  • AI & Disruptive Technologies in Healthcare
    Thu, Jan 21
    Online Event
    Jan 21, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Online Event
    In this public forum, we will discuss the role of AI and other disruptive technologies in healthcare as well as policy solutions
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Featured Events

  • SPE Forum: Healthy Aging in Canada, Lessons & perspectives from COVID-19
    Wed, Oct 14
    Online event
    Oct 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Online event
    Public Forum bringing experts in public health and policy to discuss the future of aging in Canada
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  • Graduate Students' Mental Health : Current Landscape and Future needs in Canada (1)
    Thu, Sep 17
    Webinar
    Sep 17, 2020, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Webinar
    Webinar about the present state of Mental Health in Canada and future policies to address the issues
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  • SPE Café, Sexual Harassment: How Can Academia Do Better?
    Wed, Feb 26
    Club Insiders (anti-café/co-work)
    Feb 26, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Club Insiders (anti-café/co-work), 2067 Rue Crescent #205, Montréal, QC H3G 2C1, Canada
    Join us in our next instalScience & Policy Exchange - Dialogue sciences et politiques for a policy discussion on Sexual Harassment in Academia - an open roundtable discussion on the current policies in academia, and the reach of these policies at the institutional, provincial, and federal level.
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  • Science and student groups launch #VoteScience campaign in advance of the federal election
    Mon, Oct 21
    https://www.votescience.ca/
    Oct 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
    https://www.votescience.ca/
    A coalition of Canadian science groups is launching a national non-partisan #VoteScience campaign to send the message that Canadians care about science and to help scientists and all Canadians engage with their local candidates to push for policies that support science and evidence-based decision-ma
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2019

  • Science and student groups launch #VoteScience campaign in advance of the federal election
    Mon, Oct 21
    https://www.votescience.ca/
    Oct 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
    https://www.votescience.ca/
    A coalition of Canadian science groups is launching a national non-partisan #VoteScience campaign to send the message that Canadians care about science and to help scientists and all Canadians engage with their local candidates to push for policies that support science and evidence-based decision-ma
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  • #SPEForum — Waste Streams: Can we stem the plastic tide?
    Tue, Aug 20
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque
    Aug 20, 2019, 6:00 PM
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque, 475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve East, Montréal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
    How does plastic end up in waterways and oceans? What happens to this plastic? What is the magnitude of the plastic problem in Quebec and Canada, and how do we compare to other provinces/cities? What are the challenges for reducing plastic waste for consumers?
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  • SPE Café: Demystifying zero waste Breaking down the barriers to zero waste lifestyle
    Tue, Jul 30
    294 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
    Jul 30, 2019, 7:00 PM
    294 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, 294 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 2A1, Canada
    Science and Policy Exchange in collaboration with Climatable is hosting a Science Policy Café, the second installment of a three part series aimed to intersect science policy and the current climate crisis.
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  • #SPEForum: Zero Waste Cities—Reality or Fantasy?
    Tue, Jun 04
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque
    Jun 04, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque, 475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve East, Montréal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
    What are the challenges and opportunities for transforming into a #zerowaste (ZW) city which benefit both the quality of life and help reduce ecological footprint? What is the magnitude of the plastic problem in Quebec and Montreal, and how we compare to other provinces/cities?
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  • SPE Café: Your voice matters. What do you want them to hear?
    Thu, Apr 04
    La Récréation
    Apr 04, 2019, 7:00 PM
    La Récréation, 404 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2L 1N6, Canada
    Science and Policy Exchange is hosting a Science Policy Café series to spark discussion on how to advocate for evidence based science policy and engage our provincial MLAs and federal MPs.
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  • #SPESciAdvice: A science advice workshop for the next generation
    Sat, Mar 16
    John Molson School of Business
    Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 AM
    John Molson School of Business, 1450 Rue Guy, Montréal, QC H3H 0A1, Canada
    We at Science & Policy Exchange are conducting a #SPESciAdvice workshop for students and early career researchers (ECR).
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2018

  • SPE Café: Time flies when you’re having funds: the early career perspective on scholarships and fellowships
    Thu, Nov 01
    La Récréation
    Nov 01, 2018, 7:00 PM
    La Récréation, 404 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2L 1N6, Canada
    Our November Science Policy Café series, this Café will examine federal funding policy from the early-career researcher perspective: that of grad students and post docs.
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  • Survey on Graduate Student & Postdoc Funding
    Tue, Oct 09
    Location is TBD
    Oct 09, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Science & Policy Exchange (SPE) wants to hear what YOU think about Canadian federal funding for students and postdoctoral fellows.
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  • From Pain Relief to Crisis: What is the Place of Opioids in 2018? (Public Forum)
    Wed, Aug 29
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque
    Aug 29, 2018, 6:00 PM
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque, 475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve East, Montréal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
    We've got a brand new #SPEforum series coming up this summer - we're bringing experts from the scientific, social, industry, and policy perspectives together to talk about on #cannabis & #opioids in #Canada! Tickets (free!) available for the third and final forum.
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  • Science & Policy Pub Night
    Thu, Jul 26
    Mckibbin's
    Jul 26, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Mckibbin's, 1426 Rue Bishop, Montréal, QC H3G 2E6, Canada
    Come to meet us and talk about #scipol #scicomm #scidip #EDI and more!
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  • Higher Learning: What to Expect When You're Expecting to Legalize Cannabis (Public Forum)
    Mon, Jul 09
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque
    Jul 09, 2018, 6:00 PM
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque, 475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve East, Montréal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
    We’ve got a brand new #SPEforum series coming up this summer - we're bringing experts from the scientific, social, industry, and policy perspectives together to talk about on #cannabis & #opioids in #Canada!
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  • Higher Learning: Lessons Learned from Medical Cannabis in Canada (Public Forum)
    Mon, Jun 18
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque
    Jun 18, 2018, 6:00 PM
    BAnQ Grande Bibliothèque, 475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve East, Montréal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
    We’ve got a brand new #SPEforum series coming up this summer - we're bringing experts from the scientific, social, industry, and policy perspectives together to talk about on #cannabis & #opioids in #Canada!
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  • Students & Science Diplomacy Workshop
    Wed, May 16
    McGill University
    May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM
    McGill University, 845 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 0G4, Canada
    The “Students & Diplomacy event” is comprised of a public forum, an arctic council simulation exercise, and panel discussions with science diplomacy stakeholders.
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  • Negotiating the Arctic: A Science Diplomacy Perspective (Public Forum)
    Wed, May 16
    McIntyre Medical Building
    May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM
    McIntyre Medical Building, 3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y6, Canada
    It is home to some of the most interesting science Canada has to offer, including unique state-of-the-art research stations like PEARL (the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory) and CHARS (the Canada High Arctic Research Station).
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  • Marijuana legalization - where do we go from here?
    Thu, Mar 22
    La Récréation
    Mar 22, 2018, 5:30 PM
    La Récréation, 404 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, QC H2L 1N6, Canada
    Our March Science Policy Café series will address the implications of Marijuana legalization in Canada. What regulations are needed in Quebec, specifically for youth?! What are the health risks of legalization on youth, and what are the interventions/policies required to combat these risks?!
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  • Students as Stakeholders in Science Diplomacy: Outlook for Today and Tomorrow
    Sat, Mar 17
    Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
    Mar 17, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2R6, Canada
    As an entirely student run organization, the central aim of Science & Policy Exchange is to bring a student voice to science policy matters at the provincial, federal, and international levels.
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