Applied Research and Innovation Day Program

Applied Research and Innovation Day Program

9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.


Student Research Showcase & Faculty Tours

  • This morning segment is public and open to all!
  • LOCATIONBuilding C hallway outside of the library at the Notre Dame CampusMap here.
  • Students showcase research projects exhibitor style
  • Coffee, snacks, networking

Optional Research Facility Tours:

  • Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre / MotiveLab
  • Building Envelope Technology Access Centre Tour / Centre for Applied Research in Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing / Automation and Robotics Lab Tour
11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Networking & Transition Break


 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.


Networking Luncheon with MC Ace Burpee!

  • Student Quick Research Pitch Competition

Expert judges panel including Winnipeg Free Press reporter Martin Cash, Research Manitoba’s Freyja Arnason and North Forge President Jeff Ryzner.

 1:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Networking & Transition Break


 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Concurrent Research Forums

The Paul Charette – Manitoba Applied Research Chair in Sustainable Construction Forum (2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Presentation by Research Chair Shokry Rashwan with review and plans for the future; presentations by students and a panel discussion on Leed and Green Standards!

“Aerospace & Manufacturing: Learn How We Can Be Your Partner in Innovation” (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.).

Interactive overview of current capacity as well as future plans, including some $8-million worth of additional technologies and capabilities that will be available to Manitoba’s manufacturing and aerospace sectors in the coming years.

“VTEC: Innovation and Applied Research in Transportation” (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.).

Excellent opportunity to learn how Red River College can help increase research capacity for small and medium-sized enterprises and how VTEC is partnering with large players like New Flyer.

Detailed research forum descriptions here.