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PERSWADE Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Entrepreneurship


Place: Room 2109, UCS Centre of INRS, 385 Rue Sherbrooke Est, Montréal, QC H2X 1E3

Date: February 26th, 2015

Organizing Committee: Sofiène Affes, INRS; Priscille Ernotte, INRS; Fabrice Labeau, McGill; and Long Le, INRS

Sponsor: GGD

Special Contributors: IEEEINRS, and McGill

This well-coordinated one-day workshop featured: 

Panel session brought very interesting discussion on entrepreneurship, useful forms of innovation, and expected skills for job readiness. Ericsson brought up the importance of 1) leadership skills, 2) technology competence, and 3) process & way-of-working.

This workshop attacked over 75 attendees from both industry and academic, mainly graduate students from PERSWADE’s university members (Concordia, ETS, INRS, McGill, and Polytechnique) who are researching in the wireless field. PERSWADE’s trainees from both CFA_20140917 and CFA_20141125 attended this event.

This event raised the awareness of PERSWADE Program and attendees found the workshop very interesting and of great value.  According to the Survey, 100% of attendees wished to be notified about upcoming or future workshops.

View the photos of the event :


(photos by Raphael Tana & Yang Chen)