October 14, 2015 - October 15, 2015

Access to Innovation: Healthcare Innovation In Life Sciences in B.C. presented by Genome BC

ACCESS TO INNOVATION is bringing together health and life sciences stakeholders to present, discuss and deliver meaningful ways to improve collaboration, develop and deliver innovation, while improving outcomes and saving cost.

R&D Investment in Life Sciences in B.C.         
October 14, 2015 (Half Day)     
Presented by:      
Healthcare Innovation in Life Sciences in B.C.
October 15, 2015 (Full Day)
Presented by:

R&D Investment in Life Sciences in B.C., presented by Roche

GUEST SPEAKERS: October 14, 2015 (Half Day) - To view Oct 14 agenda please click here.

Hon. Dr. Andrew Wilkinson 
Dr. Jane Aubin
Dr. Cédric Bisson
Dr. Robert McMaster
Dr. Helen Burt
Dr. Torsten Nielsen
Dr. Diane Finegood
Jeff Sumner
Dr. Karen Gelmon
Dr. Martin Dawes
Dr. Robert Sindelar
Dr. Michael Coughtrie
Ian Kallmeyer
Dr. Pieter Cullis
Dr. Samuel Abraham
Dr. Gavin Stuart 

B.C. Minister of Advanced Education
Chief Scientific Officer & VP Research, CIHR/IRSC
Partner, Teralys Capital
Executive Director, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute 
Associate V.P. Research , U.B.C.
Clinician Scientist - Dept. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, U.B.C.
President & C.E.O, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
S.V.P., Business Development, Clinical Affairs & Genetics, Life Labs
Senior Scientist, BC Cancer Agency
Head, Dept. Family Practice Medicine, U.B.C.
V.P. Research & Academic Affairs, Providence Health
Dean, Faculty Pharmaceutical Science, U.B.C.
Director, Portfolio Planning & Strategic Partnerships, Hoffman-LaRoche
Chair & Co-Founder Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI)
VP Research, BC Cancer Agency
Vice- Provost Health, U.B.C. 
Luncheon Sponsor    
Session Sponsor
Reception Sponsor

Healthcare Innovation in Life Sciences in B.C., presented by Genome BC

GUEST SPEAKERS: October 15, 2015 (Full Day) - To view Oct 15 agenda please click here.

Hon. Dr. Terry Lake        
Joyce Drohan            
John Helou            
Mary Ackenhusen        
Dr. Thomas Ross        
Douglas Porter            
Carole Madeley
Michael Fergusson
James P. Hatton Q.C.           
John Jacobson            
Dr. Heather Davidson            
Stéphane Lassignardie        
Scott Phillips
Kathryn Seeley
B.C. Minister of Health
B.C. Health Practice Leader PwC
President, Pfizer Canada & Chairman, Rx&D Board of Directors
President & C.E.O, Vancouver Coastal Health
Professor, Strategy & Business Economics, Sauder School of Business, U.B.C.
Chief Economist & Managing Director, BMO Financial Group
Director, Respiratory Health Programs, Ontario Lung Association
CEO & Founder, Ayogo Health
Partner, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP & Chairman, LSBC Board of Directors
Deputy Minister, Ministry Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services
Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health
General Manager, AbbVie & Rx&D B.C. Chair
Founder & President, Starfish Medical
Director, Business Development, TELUS Health
Luncheon Sponsor
Breakfast & Refreshment Sponsors 

Thank you also to our Event Supporters:

Event Details:
Date: October 14 & 15, 2015
Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, V6C 1B6
Parking: EasyPark entrance entry is off of West Cordova Street next to the Lions Pub. Daily Parking Rates – Monday to Friday: $3.75 – each half hour to max $20 per day inclusive of taxes (6 a.m. – 6 p.m.). To get to the Metropolitan Meeting Room from the below level parkade, take the elevators up to the main level.

Registration: Please click here

  October 14:    October 15:    October 14 & 15: 
LSBC Member  $149* $195* $275*
Non-Member  $219*  $249*  $375* 
Government $119*  $159*  $199* 
Student $75*  $99*  $139* 
*exclusive of GST

Please note that circumstances beyond the control of the organizers, the agenda may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. Therefore, event organizers reserve the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers, topics, and/or agenda if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.

For More Information Please Contact:
Sarah Wuertz, Events & Office Manager, LifeSciences BC
Tel: (604) 669-9909 Ext. 104
Email: swuertz@lifesciencesbc.ca