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December CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Canada’s Changing Climate, Moving Ahead with Partnerships in Science
December 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm$20
Speaker: Nancy Hamzawi, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Title: Canada’s Changing Climate, Moving Ahead with Partnerships in Science
Speaker Bio: Nancy Hamzawi was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology Branch at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on October 1, 2018. Previously, she was the Director General of the G7 Task Team at ECCC, supporting Canada’s Presidency of the G7 throughout 2018.
A chemical engineer by training, Nancy has over 20 years of experience as a public servant in the federal public service. She has held positions at the National Research Council of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and the former Industry Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency.
Nancy’s positions have varied and included policy development, industry development, audit, evaluation and corporate affairs. Nancy holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Chemical Engineering, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa.
Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Place: Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa. Side entrance, Harmony Room, 4th floor (elevator available)
Cost: $25 non members; $20 members & their spouses; students $10