The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 2:36 p.m. this day, in the Wellington B Room, Victoria Inn Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: André Arthur, Paule Brunelle, Colin Carrie, Hon. Dan McTeague, James Rajotte, Hon. Raymond Simard, Bruce Stanton, Dave Van Kesteren and Robert Vincent.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Eleanor Fast, Analyst.
Witnesses: The Boeing Company: William Geary, President, Boeing Canada Technology; Peter L. Hoffman, Director, Global R & D Strategy. Bristol Aerospace Limited: Don Boitson, Vice-President and General Manager. Composites Innovation Centre Manitoba Inc.: Sean McKay, Executive Director. National Research Council Canada: Ian C. Smith, Director General, Institute for Biodiagnostics; Roman Szumski, Vice-President, Life Sciences. Standard Aero: Kim Olson, Senior Vice-President, Technology and Engineering. TRLabs: Len Dacombe, Director, Manitoba Operations. Winnipeg Regional Health Authority: Harry Schulz, Chief Innovation Officer, Health Sciences Centre.
Ian C. Smith, Len Dacombe, Harry Schulz and Roman Szumski made statements and answered questions.
At 3:46 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 3:54 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Kim Olson, Peter L. Hoffman, Sean McKay and Don Boitson made statements and, with William Geary, answered questions.
At 5:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Michelle TittleyClerk of the Committee