UBC President to announce strategy to boost B.C. innovation at Sept.11 Board of Trade speech

Event:  Vancouver Board of Trade speech by President Stephen Toope

Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel – Regency Ballroom, 655  Burrard Street

When: Wednesday September 11th, 2013  12pm – 2pm (Speech is expected to begin around 12:45 p.m.)

Luncheon details: http://www.boardoftrade.com/events/overview/1907875407.aspx


Prof. Stephen Toope, president of the University of British Columbia, will address the Vancouver Board of Trade tomorrow and describe UBC’s new five-point strategy to enhance B.C.’s innovation sector.

Prof. Toope and Pascal Spothelfer, vice president Communications and Community Partnership, will be available for questions following the formal remarks.


Lucie McNeill
Director, UBC Public Affairs
Phone: 604.822.2064
Cell: 604.312.0845
Email: lucie.mcneill@ubc.ca