The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology met at 1:29 p.m. this day, in the Minoru D Room, Best Western Richmond Inn, Richmond, British Columbia, the Chair, James Rajotte, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: André Arthur, Paule Brunelle, Colin Carrie, Hon. Dan McTeague, Peggy Nash, James Rajotte, Hon. Raymond Simard, Bruce Stanton, Dave Van Kesteren and Robert Vincent.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Eleanor Fast, Analyst.
Witnesses: ASL Environmental Sciences Inc.: David Fissel, President. British Columbia Innovation Council: Soren Harbel, Vice-President, Innovation Development. British Columbia Institute of Technology: James Watzke, Dean, Applied Research and Director, Technology Centre and Dr. Tong Louie Living Laboratory. Day4 Energy Inc.: John S. MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Canada: Gary Schubak, Manager, Hydrogen Highway project; John Tak, President and Chief Executive Officer. Simon Fraser University: Neil Branda, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Materials Science and Director, Molecular Systems, 4D LABS ; Michael Volker, Director, University, Industry Liaison Office. University of British Columbia: Donald E. Brooks, Associate Vice-President, Research; Angus Livingstone, Managing Director.
James Watzke, Donald E. Brooks, Michael Volker and Soren Harbel made statements and, with Angus Livingstone and Neil Branda, answered questions.
At 2:36 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 2:47 p.m., the sitting resumed.
David Fissel, John S. MacDonald, John Tak and Gary Schubak made statements and answered questions.
At 3:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Michelle TittleyClerk of the Committee