Education & Innovation Excellence- since 1999 -

50 Charlton Ave E,
Rm T2141
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 4A6

P  905.522.1155 x 35144
F  905.521.6194

Education & Innovation Excellence- since 1999 -


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Innovation Nation Conference 2019

Price: Free
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2019-01-20 (Sunday, January 20, 2019)

The Innovation Nation Conference will focus on Canadian innovation in science, engineering, arts and entertainment from past, present, and future perspectives and facilitates the exchange of ideas and concepts that will create a new generation of innovative products, solutions and cultural endeavours.

The Canadian Innovation Nation Conference and Student Innovation Showcase has been produced and developed by the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), a nationally funded Centre of Excellence and research accelerator.

One day conference held at Liuna Station Hamilton.  

Target Audience

  • Members of industry
  • Commerce
  • Academia
  • Scientists
  • Researchers
  • Students
  • Members of the public

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Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
116 King Street West   |  Hamilton, ON   |   1.800.819.9807
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Program Details

  • Learning Objectives
  • Agenda
  • Faculty
  • Planning Committee
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Contact Us
  • Privacy
  • Location
  • Cost

Learning Objectives

The Conference will provide innovators the opportunity to network with industry experts, peers, and members of other government centres of excellence and provide recognition for Canadian pioneers in innovation who have laid the foundation for the development of inventions that have changed the world.

The Innovation Showcase at this year's conference will feature exhibits from University and High School students from across Canada and will provide students with the opportunity to network with industry experts, scientists, artists, engineers, and academics.  


Coming soon...


Dr. Mehran Anvari
Scientific Director and CEO,  CSii

Planning Committee

Scientific Director and CEO,  CSii
Dr. Mehran Anvari

CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Director of Communications
Debra Vivian


Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested to sponsor this event?   

Please contact:

Debra Vivian
Director of Communications
Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii)
Phone: 905-522-1155 Ext. 35340
Fax: 905-521-6194

Contact Us

Sponsorship and Conference Information:

Debra Vivian
Director of Communications
Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii)
Phone: 905-522-1155 Ext. 35340
Fax: 905-521-6194


Registration & Venue Information:

Marie Fairgrieve
Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS)
Phone: 905-522-1155 Ext 33185
Fax: 905-521-6194

Natalie Phung
Research Assistant
Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii)
Phone: 905-522-1155 Ext 39845


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Liuna Station Hamilton

360 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5
(905) 525-2410


Whatever your desires, our dedicated professional staff will make sure your wishes are carried out to perfection. We pride ourselves on attention to detail. It is how our reputation as a first class facility has flourished. Flowers, table plans, music and fine food are just some of the services we can help you arrange at LIUNA Station.

LIUNA Station’s Executive Chef specializes in fine, Italian cuisine, but can accommodate other menu requests. We always prepare fresh gourmet foods for every event and for every taste. Our wait staff is professionally trained, courteous and tastefully uniformed.

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LIUNA Station has become the destination of choice for all corporate events – breakfast, lunch, dinner and even barbeques. Our LIUNA Staff applies imagination, discipline and many years of experience to ensure that all details are considered. The staff at LIUNA Station is committed to ensuring your complete satisfaction. Enjoy customized meal planning, professional client consultation, a courteous reception from all members of our staff, and enticingly delicious food prepared by our Executive Chef.


Registration is Free! Everyone is welcome.