Canadian State Visit to Sweden at ESS

The Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and the Canadian Governor General David Johnston will visit the ESS construction site on Wednesday, February 22, during a Canadian state visit to Sweden.

IMAGE courtesy of the office of the Governor General of Canada
Future research collaboration possibilities between Canada and Sweden will be discussed at a roundtable, which will be led by ESS Director General John Womersley. The Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, MAX IV Director Christoph Quitmann and Swedish Innnovation Agency Vinnova's Head of EU R&D Relations, Linda Bell, are among the participants in the Swedish delegation at the ESS visit. Arthur B. McDonald, director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (Canada) and 2015 Nobel Laureate in Physics, and Canada's Science Minister Kirsty Duncan are among the Canadian delegates.