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This profile was last updated on 12/14/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. Howard Alper

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  • Ph.D. , Chemistry
    McGill University
  • B.Sc. , Hon. Chemistry
    Sir George Williams University
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Tobago 2005, 14 Dec 2015 [cached]
Howard Alper IANAS Co-chair Former President
Hernan Chaimovich (Brazilian Academy of Sciences); Howard Alper (Royal Society of Canada); Harold Ramkissoon (The Caribbean Scientific Union); Juan Asenjo (Chilean Academy of Sciences); Michael Clegg (National Academy of Sciences); Maciej Nalecz (Director, Division of Basic and Engineering Sciences, UNESCO); Marcos Cortesão Barnsley Scheuenstuhl (IANAS - Brazilian Secretariat).
The session was opened by Howard Alper, who welcomed the participants and thanked the Caribbean Scientific Union for kindly hosting the second meeting of the Steering Committee (SC) of IANAS. He expressed his satisfaction with the evolution of the current programmes (Science Education and Water) and recognized that much has been accomplished since the last meeting of the SC, held in Ottawa this past November.
Howard Alper asked the members of the SC if all had read the report and if there were any corrections or addendums. With no comments, the minutes were approved.
Howard Alper recognized the success of the programme, but stressed that there is a need to more clearly identify which actors would effectively engage this initiative.
Howard Alper presented the second proposal for a new IANAS initiative.
Howard Alper made a few comments on IANAS communication policy and there was a general agreement that it has been working fine.
IANAS, 14 Dec 2015 [cached]
Howard Alper IANAS CO-CHAIRMAN Royal Society of Canada 283 Sparks Street Ottawa, Ontario - Canada KIR 7X9 Phone: (1 613) 562 5270 ? Fax : (1 613) 562 5271
AIMS NEI | African Institute for Mathematical Sciences - NEXT EINSTEIN INITIATIVE, 6 Dec 2015 [cached]
Dr. Howard Alper, is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa. He has previously served as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Council of Canadian Academies, Canada's Science, Technology and Innovation Council, the Canadian Research Knowledge Network and the IAP-Global Network of Science Academies, and is a former president of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2000, the Governor General of Canada presented Dr. Alper with the first Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal in Science and Engineering, the most prestigious award in Canada for science and engineering. Dr. Alper is a member of the Advisory Committee for the US National Science Foundation, and the Science Advisory Committee of the World Economic Forum. In 1999, Dr. Alper was named as an Officer of the Order of Canada, in 2002 an Officer of the French National Order of Merit, and in 2014 a Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. Dr. Alper has a PhD from McGill University, 1967
Santiago de Chile 2004, 14 Dec 2015 [cached]
Chairperson : Howard Alper (Royal Society of Canada)
Initiatives of collaborative activities proposed by different member academies.
Howard Alper
Dr. Hernan Chaimovich Guralnik (Brazilian Academy of Sciences) and Dr. Howard Alper (Royal Society of Canada) were elected as Co-Chairs of the network for a period of three years.
InterAcademy Council - Volker ter Meulen, 3 Aug 2015 [cached]
Howard Alper | Volker ter Meulen InterAcademy Council - Volker ter Meulen
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