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Director of the programming and executive management support group, OURANOS

I am a specialist, a manager, and above all a facilitator. 

 

 

Lauren Aguirre
Director of Digital Media, NOVA/PBS
 
I like to investigate new ideas, fresh storytelling approaches, and innovative ways of reaching people with science content that may allow them to see the world differently. 

 

 
Kristin Alford
MOD. - University of South Australia

I am a futurist, engineer and inaugural director of MOD. a futuristic museum of discovery.



 

Violaine Appel
Vice-President in charge of communication, Université de Lorraine
 
 
 
 
 
 

Philippe Archambault
Marine ecologist, Laval University

I am optimistic and passionate about marine ecosystems, a lover of open spaces, and I love to communicate with the public.

 

Charlotte Armstrong
Community Manager - Science Borealis, Outreach Assistant - Laurier Centre for Women in Science, Boss - Nerd Nite Kitchener-Waterloo, Regional Coordinator - The Planetary Society Waterloo.
 

I want the world to learn and works tirelessly to contribute to the global knowledge economy by making science accessible to the public.
 

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Suzelle Barrington
Consumaj Inc./ Ingénieurs Canada

Literally dropped from the sky into this engineering profession, so anxious to get to work, yet so ignorant of the challenges beyond, today after 44 years, I find myself very happy to have opened doors of diversity for many female and male colleagues.  
 

Patrick Baud
Axolot

Passionate about tales of fantasy, and the marvels and curiosities of the world.


 

Brigitte Belleville
Project Manager, Projects and Initiatives, Montreal Science Centre 

A quote that appeals to me: "Science is a way of thinking, not knowledge" - Dr. B. Mario Pinto, president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
 

Aziz Bensalah
Voir aussi ici.
Professor, Head of Science-society Interface, Mohammed V University of Rabat

 

 

Cyrille Béraud
President, Savoir-faire Linux

I founded Savoir-faire Linux, now a leading free/open source software company in Québec and a recognized player in the free software movement, contributing to the creation and sharing of common property. 
 

Marie-Ève Bilodeau
Consulting Analyst, Direction du développement de la relève, Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation

I assist the director in planning and executing all mandates for promoting science, research, and innovation with young people and the general public.
 

Marie-Josée Blais
Assistant Deputy Minister for Science and Innovation in the Québec ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation

I am responsible, among other things, for the elaboration and implementation of government measures to promote all forms of science and innovation and Québec research and innovation strategies.

Peter Bleyer
General
 Director, Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives

I have worked to advance progressive policy in Canada for many years.
 

 

Jean-François Bonin
Consulting Analyst, Direction du développement de la relève, Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation

I am in charge of organizations dedicated to the promotion of science as well as various mandates related to promoting science, research, and innovation with the general public.
 

Valérie Borde
Freelance science journalist

Multiple award winning science journalist.


 

Dominique Brossard
Professor et Director of Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW-Madison)

My research agenda focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy.


 

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Daniel J. Caron
Professor at École Nationale d'Administration Publique (ÉNAP) and teacher at the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University

I am focusing my attention on informational and organizational issues emerging from the digital environment. I am also working on aboriginal issues and program evaluation. 
 

Laurent Chicoineau
Voir aussi ici et ici.
Director, La Casemate

 

 

Chris Chipello
Associate Director of the media relations office, McGill University

I coordinate coverage of research news across the university. 


 

Amodsen Chotia
Deputy Director of Frontières du Vivant et de l'apprendre Department, Paris Descartes University and Interdisciplinary Research Center

 


 

Jean-François Cliche
Science journalist, Le Soleil

Father of four. Work in journalism to decompress. 

Samuel Cordier
Voir aussi ici.
Director, Ocim-uB

During my career, I explored various spheres og the field of scientific, technical and industrial heritage. 
 

Florence Côté
President, Citoyenneté jeunesse

I am working towards greater mobilization and representation of Quebec’s youth.

 

 

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Marie D. Martel

 

 

 

Isabel Deslauriers
Let’s Talk Science 

By mobilizing volunteers across Canada in meaningful work, I help spread the idea that science and technology are the keys to understanding and shaping the world around us. 

 

Jean-François Desmarchelier
CEO, ATOUK

Film Maker and scenographer, specialist in popularisation of science. 


 

José Rodrigues Dos Santos
Writer

 


 

Josée Nadia Drouin
Executive Director, Agence Science-Presse

I believe that the media have an important role to play in developing readers’ critical thinking about information circulating on social networks and the Web.

 

Rebecca Duclos
Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University

My mindset is interdisciplinary and I thrill supporting efforts towards that goal. 


 

Jean-Claude Dunyach
Airbus Engineer and also imaginary writer (Science-Fiction, Fantasy, fantasy ...)

 


 

Laurent Dupont
Research fellow, Research team on Innovative Process, Université de Lorraine

I am the co-founder and scientific manager of the Lorraine Fab Living Lab® (2014), the research platform for prospective assessment of innovative usages, I work on collaborative innovation involving users, companies and territories.
 

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Leslie Elliott
Ocean Networks Canada, University of Victoria

I am a curious and adventurous science and technology communicator who is passionate about our ocean planet.

 

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Jennifer Flanagan
President and CEO, Actua

I cofounded Actua, an organization that delivers learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to young Canadians. 

 

Bettina Forget
Artist-Gallery Owner - SETI Institute Art/Science Researcher, Visual Voice Gallery

I am a strong advocate for the dialogue between the arts and the sciences. 

 

 

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Emily Gann
Assistant curator, Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation

My professional and academic work focuses on the relationship between gender and technology. I am curating the Technologies in Our Lives exhibition which will open in November, 2017.
 

Esther Gaudreault
Former General Director, Association francophone pour le savoir - ACFAS

 


 

Steve Gauthier
Secrétariat du Conseil du trésor

 

 

 

Geoffroi Garon-Épaule
Vice-President and Researcher, Communautique

Maker and popularizer of innovation.


 

Marianne Gee
Science Advisor, Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation

The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is a national organization with a mandate to preserve and protect Canada’s scientific and technological heritage and foster scientific literacy as it relates to agriculture and food.
 

Anouk Gingras
Exhibit designer, Musée de la civilisation

 


 

Patrick Gleeson
Conceptor / Scriptwriter, CREO inc.

“Imagination is not a lie.” – De Daniel Pennac


 

Anne-Marie Grandtner
Founder, Montreal Learning Ulab

My research explores knowledge co-creation.


 

Alton Grizzle
Programme Specialist in Communication and Information, UNESCO

Transforming our minds and lives by changing how we think. 


 

Steven Guilbeault
Cofounder and Director of Équiterre

I am an environmentalist who has focused on climate change since the early ‘90s. I worked for Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace International for ten years.


 

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Caroline Julien
President, CREO inc.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Einstein


 

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Kevin Keiss
French Theater Writer who took part in binôme in 2016

Jacques Kirouac
General Director Science pour tous

Putting emotion into science.


 

Eve Klein
Manager of Portal to the Public, Pacific Science Center (United States)

 



 

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Marie-Hélène Labory
Librerian, Commission scolaire des Draveurs (School Board)

Always in search of good stories and verified facts.


 

Marc Lalande
President and Treasurer, Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA)

QASEA works with Aboriginal youth attending school in First Nations and Inuit communities in Quebec.

 

Viviane Lalande
Scientific Youtuber, Scilabus

PhD student by day and a science videomaker during the night and week ends.


 

Marie Lambert-Chan
Voir aussi ici.
Editor in Chief, Québec Science 

I have worked for more than ten years in the print media. 

 

Robert Lamontagne
Astrophysicist and coordinator of the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Québec, Université de Montréal

Astrophysicist and scientific communicator.


 

Normand Landry
Professor Chaire de recherche du Canada en éducation aux médias et droits humains, TELUQ

My work focuses on media education, communication rights, judicial intimidation, as well as communication and social movements.

 

Eve Langelier
Associate professor, Université de Sherbrooke


I am a commited woman who aims for student success, women progression in science and technology and sharing her passion for bioengineering.

 

Alain Lavigne 
Professor, Université Laval

Professor of Public Relations and former Professor of Journalism and Press Relations.


 

Ève-Marie Lavoie
Research Professional, BALSAC Project, University of Quebec in Chicoutimi (UQAC)

Sharing scientific knowledge with nonscientists is part of the research ! 


 

Johanne Lebel
Acfas

Culture is nature, and the object of scientific culture is all reality.


 

Martin Lessard
Director General of a tourism business incubator (MT Lab) and radio commentator specialized in technology (La Sphère, Ici Radio-Canada Première)

 

 

Marianne Lévy-Leblond
Head of Webproductions and transmedia projects, ARTE France

I support creativity, innovation, and public service.


 

Xuan Liu
Associate Professor in National Academy for Innovation Strategy (NAIS) of CAST

My research interests are in the study on public understanding of science, science communication theory and practice, science culture studies and Innovation policies.

 

Xingbo Luo
Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences University, Visiting Research Fellow at Princeton University (2015-2016)

My research interests focus on the theme of  history of science in modern China, pertaining in particular the scientists‘s figure research. 

 

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Lionel Maillot
Engineer and PhD Fellow, University of Burgundy

Researcher of (on!) researchers and “Go-between”.


 

Xavier Maître
Scientist CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay

The interactions between us and our environment come first; we come later.


 

Sophie Malavoy
Director, Cœur des sciences - UQAM

More than 30 years in science communication as a journalist, TV director and event organizer.

 

Brian Malow
Science Comedian 

I’m driven by curiosity and passionate about turning people on to interesting ideas, especially in science.

 

Charity Marsh
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Interactive Media and Popular Music, University of Regina

I work with Aboriginal youth in my Interactive Media and Performance Labs where students use creative technologies to explore the convergence between urban culture and the expression of their Indigenous traditions.
 

Didier Michel
Director, AMSCTI

 


 

Ignacio Monge
Scientific collaborator, Haute École Pédagogique de Fribourg

I like experimental activities with young people and I realise of the importance of making sense of science teaching through a more humanistic approach.

 

André Moreau
Team Leader and Senior Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada

Physicist who is curious and practices sports, I also like fantasy and science-fiction books and movies.

 

Mary Anne Moser
President and Co-Founder, Beakerhead

I create entrepreneurial projects at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.


 

Anthony Murfett
Minister Counsellor, Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

 

 

 

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Samuel Nowakowski
PhD, HDR, Associate Professor at the University of Lorraine

Teacher and student, and teacher affgain, to become student always. 


 

Louis Nusbaumer
Curator, Conservatoire et Jardin botanique de la Ville de Genève (CJBG)

Optimistism, passion for natural sciences and by understanding the world surrounding me.


 

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Shawn Otto
Cofounder and producer of the US presidential science debates at ScienceDebate.org

 


 


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Emilie Peco
Research Associate, The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

I observe, describe and interpret the art generated by nature. 


 

Phil Peters
Independent Artist

I am an artist interested in interdisciplinary study. 


 

Ha-Loan Phan
Project manager, Association francophone pour le savoir - ACFAS

 

 

 

B. Mario Pinto
President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) 

 


 

Thierry Plante
Specialist in medias and education, HabiloMédias

I study social environments online, in particular their effects on behaviour.


 

Perrine Poisson
Project manager and 24-hour science coordinator, Science pour tous

 


 

Didier Pourquery
Voir aussi ici.
Managing editor for an on-line science and news media, The Conversation - France

Obsessed with knowledge sharing.

 

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Elizabeth Rasekoala
President, African Gong – the Pan-African Network for the Popularization of Science & Technology and Science Communication

I am hard-wired to networking and passionate about social inclusion and diversity.

 

William Raillant-Clark
Press Officer, Formerly Université de Montréal, McGill

I have spent the better part of a decade promoting scientific research to major (and minor!) media outlets around the world, with a special focus on the United States.

 

Florian Rietz
Scientific collaborator, University of teacher education (St. Gallen)

I focuse on literature for young readers and the development of “Theory of Mind”. 


 

Priscille Rivière
Deputy head of press office, Inserm

 


 

Nicolas Robin
Professor, Head of Institute for Science Education, University of Teacher Education St.Gallen




 

Benoit Rochon
President, Wikimedia Canada

 

 

 

Michel Rochon
Health and science journalist, Radio-Canada

I am a health and science journalist and broadcaster for more than 30 years.


 

Jesse Rogerson
Social Media Manager - Science Borealis

I am an avid science communicator, particularly in the fields of astronomy, aviation, and space sciences. 

 

Vicky Rosin
Former Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City Council and Program Director for the EuroScience Open Forum, Manchester City Council and University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

I am a skilled communicator with a track record of leadership and change management in one of the highest regarded Councils in the United Kingdom.
 

Thibault Rossigneux
Artistic Director of the french theatre company les sens des mots (the meanings of words) and creator of binôme, Theatre & Science shows

 

 

Florence Roullet
Clinical Assistant Professor Adjunct, McMaster University 

I see doors.

 

 

Perrine Roux
Researcher in public health at Inserm (the french national institute of health and medical research) who took part in binôme in 2016

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Marion Sabourdy
Social Media Manager and Editor of Echosciences, La Casemate


Co-creator of @ComSciComCa, science-fiction, photography & dinosaurs lover.


 

Bernard Schiele
Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

Professor of Communications, I am a member of several national and international committees. I am a regular consultant on scientific culture matters to governmental bodies and public organizations.


Vanessa Schipani
Science journalist at FactCheck.org, University of Pennsylvania

I am a science writer at FactCheck.org, a nonpartisan nonprofit that monitors US politicians' claims for accuracy.

 

Bonnie Schmidt
President of Let’s Talk Science

I’m a passionate crusader for children and youth and the role that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) engagement can play in their future careers and success as citizens in a rapidly changing world.
 

Michele Stanton-Jean
Visiting Scholar at the Public Law Research Centre, University of Montreal

 

 

 

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Geneviève Tellier
Professor in the School of Political Studie, University of Ottawa

I am a public administrations professor with a special research interest in the field of budgeting and parliamentary institutions.

 

Stéphanie Thibault
President, Association of Science Communicators of Quebec (ACS) 


 

 

Christian Thivierge
Editor-in-chief

Content first.


 

Rémi Toupin
PhD student in digital communication and public science engagement, UQAM

 


 

Nancy-Sonia Trudelle
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irector of new talent development, Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation 

Among other things, my branch promotes the advancement of women in science and technology.



Paola Tubaro
Economist-sociologist venturing into Big/Open Data

Economist-sociologist venturing into Big/Open Data, while still learning much from surveys and fieldwork.
 
 
Amanda Tyndall
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Self-confessed geek, passionate about science and technology and their relationship to the arts/digital and creative industries and broader culture.

 

 
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Élisabeth Vonarburg
Writer and traductor
 
 

 
 
Normand Voyer
Full Professor, Department of Chemistry and PROTEO, Université Laval

Chemist, researcher in bioorganic chemistry, with a strong involvement in science promotion.

 

 

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Hongwei Wang
Director of Innovation Environment Institute of NAIS

 

 

 

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Esaïe Yambaye
Teacher Researcher, University of N’Djamena

Anxious and too attentive to the surrounding world, I fear that this character prevents me from enjoying the world.

 

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Cristian Zaelzer
Founder and Director, Convergence Initiative

I follow the archetypal path of the explorer, I never stop to wonder. 


 

Nian Zheng
Professor and research fellow of China Research Institute for Science Popularization (CRISP)

All of my works are concerned about the theoretical research and practice of science popularization, scientific culture and civic scientific literacy.