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A Waterloo-based think-tank is playing host to one of the largest annual conferences of its kind.  

CU Expo 2011 - which runs from today through Friday, brings together about 600 academics and students, and community and business leaders, from across the country and around the world.  

Fred Kuntz, of The Centre For International Governance Innovation for CIGI, tells 570 News, there are hundreds of lectures and presentations during the four-day conference.  

Kuntz says hosting the conference is a coup for CIGI and for Waterloo, showcasing the city to the world.

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