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Spring School



University of Ottawa
EECS
Room 5084

June 5th - 7th, 2017





Monday - June 5th, 2017



7:30 AM Registration Opens


08:30 - 09:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks


09:00 - 9:45 What Leaders Really Do: Four Key Roles

Gregory Richards
Professor - Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

9:45 - 10:30 The Makings of an Entrepreneur

Jeremy Gribben
CTO - Ajile Industries, Ottawa

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 - 11:30 Leveraging Ideas into Startups

Sonny Chaiwala
CEO - BitFence Inc., Ottawa

11:30 - 12:00 Business Innovations in Smart Transportation

Iluju Kiringa
Professor - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break


13:00 - 14:00 Intelligent Transportation towards Vehicle Infrastructure Integration

Tonny Qiu
Professor - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta

14:00 - 14:40 Increasing the Impact of your research through IP and partnerships

Mark Pearson
Business Development Manager - Innovation Support Services, University of Ottawa

14:40 - 15:30 Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyrights, and Trade Marks

Natalie Raffoul
Patent Agent, Lawyer, and Electrical Engineer - Clancy Brion Raffoul, Ottawa

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break


16:00 - 16:30 Vehicular Infotainment Platforms for ITS: a Business Perspective

Khalil El-Khatib
Professor - Faculty of Business and Information Technology, UOIT

16:30 - 17:00 Interpersonal Skills for Technical Professionals to Succeed in ITS

Ali Benmeddour
Senior Research Officer - National Research Council Canada, Ottawa

17:00 - 17:30 Project Management: Effective Development and Strategies

Emil Petriu
Professor - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa

17:30 - 18:00 Panel

Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe/South America
Opportunities for Future Business Developments and Research Collaboorations
Antonio Loureiro
Professor - Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sotiris Nikoletseas
Professor - University of Patras and CTI, Greece
Ahmed Mostefaoui
Professor - Université de Franche Comté, France
Sonny Chaiwala
CEO - BitFence Inc., Ottawa
Ali Benmeddour
Senior Research Officer - National Research Council Canada, Ottawa
Jeremy Gribben
CTO - Ajile Industries, Ottawa



Tuesday - June 6th, 2017



9:00 - 12:30 Student Poster Sessions


12:30 - 13:00 Closing Remarks