CRDCN National Policy Challenge Finals

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Please join SAS Canada, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Research Data Centre Network on June 11, 2019 for the finals of the first annual CRDCN National Policy Challenge. 

 A great opportunity to see the next generation of analytics talent on display, this competition is designed to encourage graduate student researchers to share their policy ideas and to promote the use of data in developing innovative, evidence-driven policy solutions across Canada. 


8:00 - 8:30 a.m.Arrival
8:30 am - 9:15 a.m.Welcome from SAS Canada, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Research Data Centre Network 
9:15 - 10:45 a.m
Session 1: Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis in Canada 
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.Break 
11:00 - 12:00 p.mSession 2: The Legalization of Cannabis 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch 
1:00 - 2:30 p.m
Session 3: Health and Health Services 
2:30 - 2:50 p.m.Break 
2:50 - 3:50 p.m.Session 4: Immigrants' Economic Outcomes
3:50 - 4:20 p.m.Jury Deliberates
4:20 - 5:00 p.m.Announcement of winners and final remarks

Jean-Talon Room,
Statistics Canada
150 Tunney’s Pasture Dr.,

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