The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development
Invites you to a lunchtime "Synergy Session"
Is Corner Brook an Innovative City? An assessment of the city's innovation networks
Free registration! Attend in person or via the webinar!
Innovation networks play an important role in supporting socio-economic development of communities. The strength of these networks depends on the connections amongst individuals in the community. Greater collaboration amongst community organizations, universities, government and business create opportunities that help sustain future socio-economic development. Are there innovation networks in Corner Brook? How strongly connected are these networks? How can we enhance or expand these networks? This project examines current and emerging connections and suggests policies that encourage innovation networks.
Dr. Jose Lam is an Assistant Professor at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. He holds a PhD and an MBA from Concordia University, a MSc from McGill University and a BSc from UBC. His research interests focus on entrepreneurship, small business management, as well as family business management and local economic development.
Ken Carter is Director of Research and Analysis with the Rural Secretariat, Office of Public Engagement, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. He currently holds a BA, MPhil Humanities and MBA from Memorial University and is pursuing further graduate studies in the Department of Geography at Memorial. Areas of research interest include economic geography, territorial innovation models and rural geography.
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
Room AS 2016
Corner Brook, NL
The Harris Centre
Free admission, but registration is required for attending both in person and via webinar
Free parking will be available
A light lunch will be provided