SFU Surrey to Feature Innovation Initiatives at Surrey Board of Trade Event – May 17

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is Canada’s leading comprehensive research university and is ranked amongst the top universities in the world – defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research and far-reaching community engagement. With campuses in British Columbia’s three largest cities – Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey – SFU has eight faculties, delivers almost 150 programs to over 35,000 students, and boasts more than 135,000 alumni in 130 countries around the world.

At a Surrey Board of Trade evening reception, SFU looks forward to welcoming the community to the Surrey campus, with co-host Blackwood Partners/Central City, to:

  • Meet and hear from SFU’s VP, Research (Dr. Joy Johnson), VP, External Relations (Joanne Curry) and the Executive Director, Surrey Campus (Steve Dooley) on SFU’s engagement in innovation initiatives, community programs and partnerships south of Fraser and beyond.
  • Engage with SFU students developing social and business ventures, and view a selection of projects on display.
  • Network with local and regional business, community and government representatives.
  • Enjoy appetizers, refreshments and win door prizes!

Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm (Presentation at 6:00pm)
Location: SFU Surrey – Central City, 250 -13450 102 Avenue, Surrey. The event will take place on the mezzanine.
Admission: Free! Registration is at or