Industry Leaders, Researchers to Gather at Red River College

Register Now! Applied Research & Innovation Day Taking Flight

Dozens of industry leaders, students, instructors and researchers will be gathering at Red River College’s (RRC) first-annual Applied Research & Innovation Day on April 6 to celebrate student applied research and research partnerships.

The day will feature keynote speaker Todd Burns, President of Cypher Environmental Ltd., along with a showcase of student work, tours of cutting-edge research facilities, a networking luncheon and forums on pressing topics of the day.

Organizers also look forward to announcing the event emcee and list of judges for the student presentations. It’s shaping up to be an exciting day.

Applied Research & Innovation Day
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
WebsiteEvent website here.

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Event Features:

9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Student Showcase & Research Facility Tours
Check out dynamic work being done by RRC students and enjoy facility tours of our technology/labs for vehicle technology, sustainable infrastructure and green buildings, as well as manufacturing: automation and robotics.

Noon to 1:45 p.m.
Networking Luncheon Featuring:

2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Research Forums
Choose from a series of concurrent research forums, including the Paul Charette – Manitoba Applied Research Chair in Sustainable Construction forum, as well as sessions on aerospace, manufacturing and advanced transportation.

Detailed Program Here.

Join us for one event feature, or stay for the day!

About Our Keynote Speaker, Todd Burns

Todd Burns is the President of Cypher Environmental Ltd., a leading global provider of environmental solutions for dust control, soil stabilization and water treatment based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Todd will present a brief history of Cypher Environmental, focusing on how they went from a fledgling organization to an innovation powerhouse exporting to some 30 countries and on the verge of seriously disrupting their market with affordable and environmentally friendly products.

Why You Should Attend

  • Faculty Tours of cutting-edge research facilities
  • Identify research and innovation opportunities at RRC
  • Connect with fellow business leaders, as well as sector supporters and federal research funders
  • Prospect some of RRC’s best and brightest students
  • Learn how RRC can be your partner in research and innovation!

For further inquiries email Matthew Brett: mabrett@rrc.ca