Research Partnerships and Innovation

Research Partnerships & Innovation

Paul Soubry announced as ARI Day Keynote, April 5!

January 9, 2018

Paul Soubry will be the keynote speaker at Red River College’s second-annual Applied Research & Innovation Day, taking place at the College on April 5, 2018.
Space in the keynote luncheon is limited so click here to register now!
As President and CEO of NFI Group (which includes New Flyer Industries, Motor Coach Industries and NFI Parts), Paul leads the largest bus manufacturer in North America.
Paul was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 in 2014, and in 2014 was inducted in the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Hall of Fame, received the CPHR/HRMAM Patron of the Year Award in 2016, and was recognized as Canada’s 2016 CEO of the Year by the Financial Post.

In addition, Paul is currently Chair of the University of Manitoba’s $500 Million Front & Centre Capital Campaign and sits on the Boards of True North Sports and Entertainment/Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club and the Winnipeg Airports Authority.
Presentation Summary
Paul will share important insights into how North America’s largest bus and motor coach manufacturer is leveraging research and innovation to support the company’s growth.
Learn about how company has approached the optimization of production facilities with advanced manufacturing design, and its quest to electrify buses and pursue autonomous vehicles.
Join us to learn how you too can bolster your innovation strategies with the support of local researchers and funded research assistance!

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