Protecting Innovative Canadian Sectors from Foreign Threats

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Protecting Innovative Canadian Sectors from Foreign Threats

Date: October 5, 2021
Time: 2:00 to 3:30pm ET (3:00 to 4:30pm ADT)
Virtual Event

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Internet Society, Canada Chapter, is hosting a virtual research security event, Protecting Innovative Canadian Sectors from Foreign Threats on October 5th, 2021.  This public online forum will explore the risks to applied research from foreign acquisition, including through cyber espionage, in innovative sectors such as biopharma and health, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, ocean technology, digital transformation, aerospace, and cybersecurity. 

The event will facilitate engagement between U.S. and Canadian experts, and Canadian innovators in academia, startups, and small businesses.  Planned discussion topics include: nefarious technology acquisition methods, including cyber espionage, and foreign direct investment in sensitive sectors.

Register here

If you are interested in becoming a corporate member of the Internet Society Canada Chapter, please contact Franca Palazzo at for more information.