Insitut nordique du Québec


The Forum will take place on May 20, 2015 from 2:00-6:00 pm,
at the Pavillon Alphonse Desjardins, Hydro-Québec room at Université Laval

2:00 – 2:05 pm Welcome : Denis Mayrand, Assistant Vice President, Research and Innovation, Université Laval (moderator)

Presentation of the Institut nordique du Québec

2:05 – 2:25 pm Presentation of the Institutional aspect Sophie D’Amours, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Université Laval
2:25 – 2:45 pm Applied and strategic aspects of the INQ Louis Fortier, Scientific Director, ArcticNet, Amundsen and UMI Takuvik; Université Laval
Yves Bégin, Vice President, Research and Academic Affairs, INRS
2:45 - 2:55 pm Question period and discussion

Round table : Denis Mayrand (moderator)

2:55 - 3:30 pm Wellbeing and development of northern communities (1) Thierry Rodon, Director, CIÉRA; Université Laval
  Health and Nutrition (2) Mélanie Lemire, Associate Professor, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec
Michel Lucas, Associate Professor, département de médecine sociale et préventive, Université Laval
  Ecosystem functioning (3) Warwick Vincent, Scientific Director, Centre d’études nordiques; Université Laval
3:30 - 3:45 pm Question period and discussion
3:45 – 4:20 pm Infrastructure, communication and technology (4) Michel Allard, Member of Centre d'études nordiques; Université Laval
  Energy and Natural resources (5) René Therrien, Professor, department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Université Laval
  Training and knowledge transfer (6) Martin Fortier, Executive Director, ArcticNet
4:20 - 4:35 pm Question period and discussion

Networking activity at the Pub, Université Laval (4:45 – 6:30 pm)


For any questions regarding the Institut Nordique du Québec (INQ), please contact:
Brigitte Bigué
418-656-2131 ext. 3904