CSII: Innovation Nation Conference

The Innovation Nation Conference is produced by, the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation (CSii), a nationally funded Centre of Excellence.

The Conference is designed to encourage and promote the development of innovation in all of its forms.  With an eye to the future the Conference will showcase the work of innovators who are presently redefining and redesigning our world.

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

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 our world.

The robotics competition is designed to create a forum where high school, college and university students can present their innovations to a panel of prestigious industry experts for the opportunity to win prizes and network with leading innovators in the country.

Canadian innovators seek to inspires us, lift us, make us laugh; create better healthcare solutions and a stronger economy.  Innovation strengthens our economy, creates jobs and enhances our reputation as a world leader in cultural and economic pursuits. Cultivating and unleashing our innovative potential will help to build a stronger Canada and have a global impact.

The Robotics Competition will showcase innovations from university, college and high school students from across Canada and provide the opportunity to network with industry experts, scientists, artists, engineers and academics.

The finalists will be judged by a distinguished panel of experts who will award prizes to innovations in each category.