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2018 Access to Innovation

January 17 @ 8:00 AM - January 18 @ 5:00 PM

2018 ACCESS TO INNOVATION

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Co-Presenter:

BDC Capital joins as co-presenter this year, following on the success of the first-ever Canadian Corporate Innovation Summit (www.ccisummit.ca).

Speaker Bios: 

2018 Access to Innovation Speakers – Day 1

2018 Access to Innovation Speakers – Day 2

 

Deloitte Conference Materials:

Deloitte-uk-life-sciences-health-care-predictions-2022 Western Canada Edition

 
Confirmed Speakers:
 
 Ohad Arazi: Vice President & General Manager, TELUS Health Living Labs
Dr. Cedric Bisson: Partner, Teralys Capital 
 
 Ela Borenstein, Program Director, BDC Capital
Vern Brownell: CEO, D-Wave Systems
 Dr. Pieter Cullis, Director, NanoMedicines Research Group; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 Dr. Elai Davicioni: President & Chief Scientific Officer, GenomeDX Biosciences
 
 Karimah Es Sabar: CEO & Partner, Quark Venture Inc and the Director of the Global Health Sciences Fund
 
 Pamela Fralick: President, Innovative Medicines Canada
 
 Dr. Mark Gelfer: Chairman, GenXys Health Care Systems Inc.
   Dr. Tom Hawes: Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Fund
 
  Peter Jones: Industry Lead – Healthcare, Microsoft Canada
 
 Dr. Steven Jones, Associate Director and Head, Bioinformatics, Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver
 
  Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
 
 Erik Kiss: CEO, Imaging Reality 
 
 Dion Madsen, Senior Managing Partner, Healthcare Fund, BDC Venture Capital  
 Dr. Steve Mathias: Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
 
 David McGovern: Associate Deputy Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
 
 Dr. Joby McKenzie: Senior Vice President Business Development, LifeLabs
 
  Dr. Peter McWilliams: Managing Director, Sanderling Ventures
 
  Fazil Mihlar: Deputy Minister, Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology, Government of British Columbia
 
 Dr. Gail Murphy, Vice-President Research & Innovation, UBC
 
   Sue Paish: Healthcare Leader
 
   Dr. Jeff Pike: Clinical Transformation Lead, Providence Health Care
 
 Dr. Simon Pimstone: President & CEO, Xenon Pharmaceuticals, Founder, SAVE BC
 
  Dr. Mohammed Qadir: President & Chief Scientific Officer, Fusion Genomics Corporation
 
  Dr. Alan Rabinowitz: Co-Founder, Chief Medical Officer & a Director PHEMI Health Systems
 
  Dr. Rachael Ritchie: Vice President, Strategy and Partnerships, The Centre for Drug Research & Development
 
 Robert Scully: Director, Manulife Capital Ventures 
 
 Mike Standing, Leader Life Sciences and Health Care EMEA Region, Deloitte
 
 Dr. Lesley Stolz: Head, JLABS California
 
 Bill Tam: Interim Co-Chair, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster 
 
  Karen Wichuk: Executive Lead, Health City Edmonton

 Dr. Peter Zandstra, Director, School of Biomedical Engineering, UBC, Director, Michael Smith Laboratories, UBC

  Dr. Steven Xanthoudakis: Chief Business Development Officer, CQDM Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery
  

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Details

Start:
January 17 @ 8:00 AM
End:
January 18 @ 5:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

LifeSciences BC

Venue

Vancouver Convention Centre
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