Virtual Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first Annual General Meeting of the organization (11593765 Canada Association) on September 24, 2020.

  • 0:00 – Opening remarks, George Ross, Interim ED, NDRIO
  • 3:22 – Opening remarks, Janet Davidson, OC, Chair, NDRIO
  • 7:01 – Opening remarks, Nipun Vats, ADM, Science and Research Sector, ISED
  • 15:32 – Official Business, Janet Davidson, OC, Chair, NDRIO
  • 22:18 – Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • 25:14 – Overview of Financial Statements, Norman Rees, Interim CFO, NDRIO
  • 29:45 – Appointment of Auditor
  • 31:38 – By-Law Amendments
  • 40:19 – Conclusion of Official Business
  • 43:16 – Executive Director Update, George Ross, Interim ED, NDRIO
  • 1:28:30 – NDRIO Researcher Council, Guillaume Bourque, Chair, Researcher Advisory Group
  • 2:18:33 – Incoming CEO Introduction, Nizar Ladak, Incoming CEO (Guest Speaker)
  • 2:28:08 – Incoming CEO Q&A, Peter MacKinnon, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors (Moderator)
  • 2:52:18 – Closing remarks, George Ross, Interim ED, NDRIO
  • 3:01:11 – Closing remarks, Janet Davidson, OC, Chair, NDRIO

Here are links to the meeting material:

Virtual Annual General Meeting Agenda 

September 24, 2020, 1:30 pm – 5 pm EDT  
Call-in details to be provided in advance by email to registered attendees

TIME (EDT) SESSION SPEAKER
1:30 pm – 1:50 pm Formal Meeting Begins
Welcome and Opening Remarks
George Ross, Interim ED, NDRIO
Janet Davidson, OC, Chair, NDRIO Board of Directors
Nipun Vats, ADM, Science and Research Sector, ISED
1:50 pm – 2:30 pm Official Business Janet Davidson
Norman Rees, Interim CFO, NDRIO
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm NDRIO Update and Q&A George Ross
3:15 pm – 4 pm Researcher Council Introduction and Q&A Guillaume Bourque, Chair, Researcher Advisory Group
4 pm – 4:45 pm New CEO Introduction and Q&A Janet Davidson
Nizar Ladak, Incoming CEO (Guest Speaker)
Peter MacKinnon, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors (Moderator)
4:45 pm – 5 pm Closing Comments George Ross
Janet Davidson