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2019 Conference Speakers

  • Ohad Arazi, Chief Strategy Officer & Vice President, TELUS Health Living Labs
  • Dr. Jehannine Austin, Professor Psychiatry & Medical Genetics, UBC
  • Christopher Brosinsky, Director, Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)
  • Vern Brownell, President & CEO, D-Wave Systems
  • Jennifer Cudlipp, Senior Vice President, BC, LifeLabs
  • Joyce Drohan, Partner, Omnia Artificial Intelligence BC Leader, Deloitte Canada
  • Meg Ehm, Senior Scientific Director, GSK’s Target Sciences Group, US
  • Karimah Es Sabar, President & CEO, Quark Venture & Chair, Health and Biosciences Economic Strategy Table
  • Dr. Martin Ester, Omix Data Science Initiative, SFU
  • Pamela Fralick, President, Innovative Medicines Canada
  • Neil Fraser, President, Medtronic
  • Dr. Leslie Grad, Manager Research Programs, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Dr. David Granville, Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC
  • Dr. Ellie Griffith, Sector Director Health, Genome BC
  • Paveen Gupta, CEO, PHEMI
  • Dr. Carl Hansen, CEO, AbCellera Inc.
  • Nancy Harrison, Chair, LifeSciences BC
  • Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor, UBC Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Bev Holmes, President & CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Dr. Ji-Young Kim, Assay Development Scientist, PROOF Centre of Excellence
  • Dr. Catalina Lopez-Carrea, Chief Scientific Officer and VP Sectors, Genome BC
  • Dr. Larry Lynd, Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences
  • Gordon McCauley, President & CEO, CDRD
  • Dr. Bruce McManus, Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory, UBC
  • Tamer Mohamed, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Aspect Biosystems
  • Scott Morrison, CTO, PHEMI
  • Dr. Daniel Mueller, Clinician Scientist and Head, Pharmacogenetics Research Clinic, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
  • Dr. Tom Noseworthy, President & CEO, British Columbia Academic Health Science Network
  • Thomas O’Shaughnessy, Partner, Western Leader Health Care, Deloitte Canada
  • Dr. Simon Pimstone, Director, Xenon Pharmaceuticals
  • Dvorah Richler, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Policy, Personalized Health Care, Hoffman-La Roche Limited
  • Mike Standing, Leader of Life Sciences and Health Care EMEA Region, Deloitte
  • Bill Tam, Vice President, Business Development & Partner Relations, Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster
  • Dr. Ali Tehrani, Founder & CEO, Zymeworks
  • Dr. Martin Trotter, Department Head, Dermatopathologist, St. Paul’s Hospital
  • Geraldine Vance, CEO, BC Pharmacy Association
  • Dr. Sam Wadsworth, Chief Scientific Officer, Aspect Biosystems
  • Elayne Wandler, Director, Programs & Partnerships, Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator
  • Dr. Alan E. Winter, Innovation Commissioner, Province of BC