Canada’s Chief Scientist of Quebec on Science Advice at the Sub-National Level

Friday, February 17, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room 313 (Hynes Convention Center)
Rémi Quirion, Government of Québec, Ottawa, ON, Canada
As Chief Scientist of Quebec, Rémi Quirion will discuss the challenges and opportunities he’s faced over the last five years, including how he’s addressed issues such as vaccination, and changing political climates, for example. He’ll also speak to the importance of building resiliency within an organization, the value of national and international networks and connecting with others in similar roles, and the need to establish trust with policy makers and the general public.