Research Week - Faculty of Business and Economics Feature Day

Monday, March 2, 2020 (All day)
Bentley Centre
Prince George

Research Week is a celebration of the exciting and innovative research that occurs within and beyond the UNBC campuses. The goal of the event is to bring together researchers of all levels from various disciplines to share and present research ideas, results, and successes and develop new collaborative relationships.

The theme of this five-day event is “20/20: Research in Focus”, which will highlight past, present, and future UNBC research excellence. 

Each day will highlight one of UNBC's planned new faculties. The featured faculty for Monday, March 2nd, will be the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Agenda for Monday, March 2

Lheidli T'enneh First Nation Welcome
Elder Darlene McIntosh
UNBC Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Geoff Payne, Interim President and Vice Chancellor
Research Impact Video
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
9:45am to 10:30am

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Max Blouw, President, The Research Universities Council of BC
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
10:30am to 11:00am

Presentations – The Business of Mathematics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Optimal Employee Density, and Economics
Dr. Andy Wan
Dr. Chengbo Fu
Dr. Balbinder Deo
Sara Wray Enns

Bentley Centre 7-170/172
11:15am to 12:15pm

Lunch and Learn – So You’ve Published Your Research… Now What?
Presenters: Matt Wood, Director Communications & Marketing and Erin MacDonald, Senior Communications Adviser – UNBC Office of University Advancement
Join in on this informal lunch session to learn some tips and tricks on how to use traditional and social media to help to publicize your work, raise your profile, and promote the impact of your research.
NUSC Event Space 6-250
12:30pm to 1:15pm
A light lunch will be available beginning at 12:15pm

Special Presentation – API Economy: Research and Innovation Opportunities and Challenges
APIs have transformed our digital world by connecting data, processes and people. They offer great benefits, but also come with security and legal risks. In this session, the speaker will talk about making data-driven applications more innovative, yet also secure and compliant with regulations.
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Poster Presentations
Enjoy over 20 poster presentations in diverse topics from UNBC students, faculty, and staff.
Research Institute Exhibits will also be available for viewing.
Light refreshments will be served
Bentley Centre
2:30pm to 3:30 pm

Contact Information

Sharleen Balogh, Research Support Officer
Phone: 250-960-5629

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