The OECD’s Economic Survey of Canada was released in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 13th. The following day, the Higher Education Group at OISE hosted the two contributing authors in the event “Strengthening Canada Through Post-Secondary Education and Innovation: A Symposium on the OECD’s Economic Survey of Canada”. Creso Sá was a discussant of the chapter on innovation at the symposium.
More information on the event can be found here.
Creso Sá presented at an international conference sponsored by the Faculty of Education at York University in Toronto, Canada on March 15-17, 2012. The conference, Policy Formation in Post-Secondary Education: Issues and Prospects in Turbulent Times, hosted leading thinkers from around the world to discuss university policy formation in the context of recent global economic change. Creso presented the paper Expertise and Evidence in Policy Making for University Research, based on a study by Creso, Merli Tamtik, and Andrew Kretz that explored the ways research funding agencies use evidence and expertise to develop policies and programs.
Professor Creso Sá spoke at the State University of New York Conference on Critical Issues in Higher Education: Universities as Economic Drivers, held in Buffalo, NY, Sep 26-27. He presented in a panel on Cluster Strategies—Transforming Regional Economies through Higher Education.