The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 6(2), 2001, article 9.


Three Great Government Innovation Events–

Coming in February 2002! (PDF)

Register now!

A Workshop of Peer-Reviewed Papers including the top Canadian academics working in French and English, international academics, and some of the top public and private sector practitioners of innovation world-wide.

February 9 and 10, 2002, 8:30-5pm.
University of Ottawa, Senate Chambers, Tabaret Hall

Registration fee: $50

Further information, a copy of the program, and copies of papers are posted at: under Innovation Workshop on the lefthand side.

Registration: Paul Crookall (613) 565-7117; email:

The Innovation Salon featuring the one person I would like most to hear on innovation.

Everett M. Rogers, “What I Have Learned in 40 Years of Research on Innovation”.

Everett Rogers discovered the S-curve pattern of innovation adoption and was instrumental in turning study of innovation from a focus on the traits of innovators to an emphasis on case studies. Author of The Diffusion of Innovations, now in its fourth printing, he has developed a data base of more than 1000 innovations, which he has studied in depth.

The Courtyard Restaurant

Saturday, February 9 2002

5:30 to 9pm. Registration fee: $10

Information: under Salon

Registration: Eleanor Glor (613) 954-8575;


CCMD Meeting the Challenge of Innovation in Government Conference with top international speakers:

Mr. Daryl Conner, CEO and President ODR-USA Inc.
Dr. Everett M. Rogers, author of "The Diffusion of Innovations"
Dr. Michael Kirton, developer of the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Theory
Mr. Jean David, former VP Marketing of le Cirque du Soleil
Mr. William Sturner, author of "Impact: Transforming Your Organization"

The Congress Centre
February 11 and 12, 8:30 to 6:30pm.

Registration fee: $695 plus taxes/registration_e.html




Revised February 02 2002

Last updated: January 27 2014