Prof Sophie D'Amours
Vice Rector, Research and Innovation, Université Laval, Canada.
Sophie D'Amours is the Vice Rector o fResearch and Innovation at the Université Laval in Canada. She holds the Canada Research Chair in Planning Sustainable Forest Value Networks. She is the scientific director of VCO, a National research network, and chair of the board of directors of the Centre de Recherche Industrielle du Québec. She is member of the Canadian Academy of Engineering as well as a Council member of NSERC.
Professor D’Amours Chaired the session on Creating and Sustaining Networks at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013. She brought to this role her extensive experience of involvement in various national and international research projects on business engineering in the forest industry and as the driving force behind the consortium in the field of value chain management in the forest products sector.