World's Leading Researchers From the Scientific Community Convene
for CIAR 20*20 Conference
CIAR celebrates 20- year anniversary with a meeting of the minds in Victoria
Toronto, ON, June 5, 2002 - From the latest developments in the Big Bang theory to the most recent findings in population health - these are all on the agenda of The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research's (CIAR) upcoming 20*20 Vision event being held June 14-17 at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC. The event, which marks CIAR's 20th anniversary, will bring together over 170 of the world's leading research experts in disciplines ranging from economics and health sciences to molecular science and earth system evolution, who will be exploring some of the research initiatives that are shaping the world as we know it today.
CIAR was established in 1982 to address scientific, economic and social issues of long-term significance to Canada. Often called Canada's catalyst for discovery, CIAR enables top researchers from across Canada to work closely with their most distinguished colleagues from around the world on intellectual challenges of global importance.
Program members are selected on the basis of their eminence in their chosen fields. By working together under the auspices of CIAR, Canadian researchers have emerged as world leaders in such vital areas of basic research as Cosmology and Gravity, Earth System Evolution, Economic Growth and Policy, Evolutionary Biology, Human Development, Nanoelectronics, Population Health and Superconductivity. (From http://www.ciar.ca)