WEBINAR: Tools for Growth Series - Innovation Canada (AGS)
DATE: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
TIME: 1:00PM - 2:00PM (EST)
(This event is FREE but you must register to receive webinar link and subsequent recording)
Registered participants are invited to submit questions in advance for our expert.
Join WBE Canada and Lori Kibbee, Senior Director, Growth Initiative at Innovation Canada to learn more about the Accelerated Growth Services.
This new service launched by the Government of Canada is designed to accelerate your business’ growth, by coordinating the delivery of government programs and, where possible, tailoring their offerings, based on your specific growth needs.
Ideal for high potential companies incorporated in Canada, it includes areas like financing, exporting, innovation services as wells as business advice.
Senior Director, Growth Initiative at Innovation Canada
Lori joined Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) in 2016 to launch an exciting new initiative that brings together eleven federal organizations to help Canadian companies grow. The initiative, the Accelerated Growth Service (AGS), cuts across the Canadian scale-up ecosystem, bringing multiple programs and services - whether financing, export assistance, innovation services or business advice - directly to companies that are ready to grow and create new jobs.
Lori has over 20 years of experience as a public policy professional in the Government of Canada, including 7 years at Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) - the federal government's purchasing department - where she worked closely with and advocated on behalf of businesses interested in doing business with the Government of Canada.
Lori holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Carleton University. She is married to a member of the Canadian Forces and has two young daughters.
Starts: 2018-02-28 13:00:00
Ends: 2018-02-28 14:00:00