Appendix A – ORCA 2018 Program

ORCA 2018

Creating a Culture of Successful Collaboration

April 24-25, 2018

Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario | Canada

Program

 

Day 1

1. Registration (7:45 – 8:45)

(2nd floor, Rideau Canal Atrium)

2. Welcome to Algonquin Territory (9:00 – 9:15)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

3. Opening Remarks (9:15 - 9:30)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

4. Review of Program and Approach (9:30 – 9:45)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

5. The Oceans Research in Canada Alliance (9:45 – 10:15)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

Co-Chairs of the ORCA Council

6. Health Break (10:15 – 10:30)

(Rideau Canal Atrium)

Refreshments provided by REFORMAR.

7. Advancing Coordination Across Key Challenge Areas (10:30 – 11:30)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

1. Align Efforts, Plans, and Funding Around Shared Priorities

2. Advance the Sharing of Infrastructure

3. Science in Support of Public Policy, Regulation, and Decision-making

4. Encourage Innovation and the Commercialization of Knowledge and Technology

5. Work Towards a Cohesive Voice for the Ocean Science Community in International Fora

6. Communicate Ocean Science and Technology

8. Keynote Speakers (11:30 – 12:00)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

9. Lunch and Atrium Sessions (12:00 – 1:30)

Ocean science and technology kiosks in the Rideau Canal Atrium.

10. Sessions 1 (1:30 – 2:30)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203 & 204)

First block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms. See Session Schedule for session room assignments.

11. Health Break (2:30 – 3:00)

(Rideau Canal Atrium)

Refreshments provided by REFORMAR.

12. Sessions 2 (3:00 – 4:00)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203 & 204)

Second block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms. See Session Schedule for session room assignments.

13. Health Break (4:00 – 4:15) 14. Sessions 3 (4:15 – 5:15)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203, 204 & 205/206)

Third block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms. See Session Schedule for session room assignments.

15. End of Day 1 (5:15 – 5:30)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203, 204 & 205/206)

16. Reception (5:45 – 7:30)

(Rideau Canal Atrium)

Refreshments provided by the Canada Foundation for Innovation.


Day 2

1. Registration (7:45 – 8:45)

(Rideau Canal Atrium)

2. Welcome to Day 2 (8:45 – 9:00)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

Co-Chairs of the ORCA Council

3. Keynote Speaker (9:00 – 9:45)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

4. Keynote Speaker (9:45 – 10:15)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

5. Health Break (10:15– 10:30)

(Rideau Canal Atrium)

Refreshments provided by REFORMAR.

6. Sessions 4 (10:30 – 11:30)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203 & 204)

Fourth block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms. See Session Schedule for session room assignments.

7. Sessions 5 (11:30 – 12:30)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203, 204 & 205/206)

Fifth block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms. See Session Schedule for session room assignments.

8. Lunch and Atrium Sessions (12:30 – 1:30)

Ocean science and technology kiosks in the Rideau Canal Atrium.

9. Taking the Community Pulse (1:30 – 2:00)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

ORCA Community of Practice Leaders

This session includes an interactive component.

10. Sessions 6 – Special Panels (2:00 – 3:00)

(Rooms 201, 202, 203, 204 & 205/206)

Sixth block of sessions taking place in the various break-out rooms, dedicated to panels who will guide the discussions on outcomes for each Challenge Area.

11. Health Break (3:00 – 3:30)

12. Special Panel Reporting (3:30 – 4:45)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

The six Special Panels report back to the Community.

13. Closing Remarks and Next Steps (4:45 – 5:00)

(Plenary – Room 205/206)

Co-Chairs of the ORCA Council

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