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RBC Conference 2013

April 25, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

RBC Conference 2013

Global Innovation: Going Broad, Going Deep


A one-day conference presented by the RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy and the RBC Chair in Applied Social Work at the University of Toronto.

DATE:            Thursday, April 25, 2013
TIME:             8:30 am to 2:30 pm
VENUE:         Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place

Organized by the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto.

This event is open to the public with free admission.  Seating is limited.

*Registration is required.  To register, visit http://uoft.me/rbc-conference-2013 , email events@artsci.utoronto.ca or call 416-946-0518 before April 18, 2013.



Two Solitudes: Innovation and Development Assistance
Janice Stein
Dr. Stein is the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management and Negotiation at the University of Toronto
Session Topics Include:

Innovation in a Changing Economy: A Global or Local Phenomenon?

David Wolfe, Professor of Political Science and RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy, University of Toronto

Poverty, Invisibility and Innovation: Rethinking the Innovation Agenda
Joseph Wong, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Asian Institute and Canada Research Chair in Democratization, Health and Development, University of Toronto

Behaviourally Informed Innovation
Dilip Soman, Professor of Marketing and Corus Chair in Communications Strategy, University of Toronto


April 25, 2013
8:30 am - 2:30 pm


Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Canada
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