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LifeSciences BC Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event: COVID-19

March 4, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, LifeSciences BC held the first Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event for 2020.

The Blakes Breakfast Speaking Series is our longest-standing event series and one of our most popular. Held four times a year, these breakfasts include presentations by local, national and multinational life science companies and typically attract a cross-section of approximately 75 of our life sciences community members. The Breakfast Speaking Series is proudly presented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. 

Theme: “Understanding the COVID-19 virus and how BC is leading the fight”

Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Alexander Graves, President & CEO – Symvivo Corporation
  • Dr. Juan Hou, Senior Scientist, Team Lead, Pulmonary Tissue – STEMCELL Technologies
  • Dr. Mel Krajden, Medical Director – BCCDC Public Health Laboratory, Medical Head, Hepatitis – BCCDC, Professor – UBC
  • Ian McBeath, CEO – Alpha9 Theranostics
  • Kathryn Westendorf, Senior Research Scientist – AbCellera



7:30 – 8:00 AM: Registration and Hot Breakfast

8:00 – 9:30 AM: Presentations

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Networking



March 4, 2020
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


Terminal City Club
Vancouver, Canada


Life Sciences BC

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