Agenda

Clean Energy Materials Innovation Challenge Industry Meeting

Self-driving Materials Laboratories: The Next Paradigm for Accelerated Discovery

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Venue: MaRS, Collaboration Centre101 College St, Toronto, Canada

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:20 Welcome / Introductory Remarks

Frank Des Rosiers, Assistant Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada

Alan Bernstein, President and CEO, Canadian Institute For Advanced Research

9:20 – 9:30 Advanced Materials Innovation Challenge Overview and Meeting Objectives

Hermann Tribukait, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, Secretariat of Energy of Mexico

Mark S. Kozdras, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, Natural Resources Canada

9:30 – 10:15 Introduction to the Materials Acceleration Platform, MAP – Functional and Nanomaterials

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Mexico City Workshop Co-Chair & Professor, Harvard University

10:15 – 10:35 Networking break

10:35 – 10:50 Materials Acceleration Platform, MAP – Structural Materials

Hatem Zurob, Hamilton Workshop Chair & Professor, McMaster University

10:50 – 11:10 UofT / MIT – Accelerating the Development of Functional Energy Materials and Novel Structural Materials

Ted Sargent, Professor, University of Toronto

Tonio Buonassissi, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:10 – 12:00 Panel Discussion: Industry Perspective on the Materials Acceleration Platform, MAP

Moderator: Frank Des Rosiers, ADM, NRCan

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and Networking

13:00 – 13:25 Understanding the Materials Acceleration Platform, MAP

Moderator: Mark S. Kozdras, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, NRCan

Jason Hein, University of British Columbia

13:25 – 14:15 Materials Acceleration Platform, MAP Projects: Challenges and Opportunities – Group Discussion

Moderators:

Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Harvard University

Hermann Tribukait, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, SENER

14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break and Networking

14:30 – 15:15 MAP Projects: Challenges and Opportunities – Group Discussion (Continued)

15:15 – 16:15 Future Models of Collaboration

Elsie Quaite-Randall, Chief Technology Transfer Officer, Innovation and Partnership Office, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Moderator: Mark S. Kozdras, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, NRCan

16:15 – 16:40 Open Q&A

Moderator: Alan Bernstein, CIFAR

16:40 – 17:00 Next Steps and Concluding Remarks

Hermann Tribukait, Innovation Challenge Co-lead, SENER

Frank Des Rosiers, ADM, NRCan

17:00 – 18:00 Networking Opportunity, Collaboration Centre Café

18:15 Open Dinner, Mercatto

Mercatto, 101 College St, Toronto, Canada

(Agenda subject to change)