ACCESS TO INNOVATION Conference brings together academia, health institutions, government and industry to engage in discussions on how we can improve on access to innovation. Attracting over 300+ participants last year from B.C., Canada and internationally, we are planning a bigger and better conference for 2016. During these two days, we aim to transform Access to Innovation in B.C. and contribute to the knowledge-based economy. This focus of the two days are: How to accelerate translational research to company development and marketed products & services; DAY 1 – R&D Perspective: DAY 2 – Health System Perspective : Models of innovation uptake into healthcare systems and how to accelerate Market Enablers. REGISTRATION: To register at the regular LifeSciences BC member or non-member rates, : click here To register at the government or student rate , . click here Please scroll down for: Agenda & Programming At-A-Glance Detailed List of Speakers (Day 1 & Day 2) Event Sponsors Event Details (Date, Time, Venue) Registration Information Click Here for: Programming At-A-Glance: Government of BC: Ministry of Advanced Education Ministry of Health Ministry of Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services Health Authorities & Research Centers in B.C.: Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Vancouver Prostate Centre The Centre for Drug Research & Development Provincial Governments and Federal Heath Research Organizations: Genome Canada Ontario Ministry of Health, London Health Sciences Alberta Innovates National Research Council Canada (NRC) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) Academic Institutions: Life Sciences Institute – University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine – University of British Columbia Research – University of Victoria International Presenters: Life Science Washington GSK, United Kingdom ViciBio Pty Australia National & International Companies in the Health/Life Sciences space: Merck Telus Health LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services Medronic Ayogo PwC Xenon Pharmaceuticals Qu Biologics PHEMI List of Speakers: Keynote Speakers: , Minister, Ministry of Advanced Education, Government of B.C. Hon. Dr. Andrew Wilkinson , Minister, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services, Government of B.C. Hon. Amrik Virk
Minister, Ministry of Health, Government of B.C. Hon. Dr. Terry Lake,
NOVEMBER 2, 2016 Confirmed Presenters: Dr. Pieter Cullis Director, Life Sciences Institute, Director, NanoMedicines Research Group, Chair, Personalized Medicine Initiative, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UBC , Dr. Steven Xanthoudakis Director, Business Development & Licensing, Merck Dr. Martin Gleave, Executive Director, Vancouver Prostate Centre Dr. Brendan Byrne , Chief Innovation Officer, Telus Health , COO, YouBase Leonard Kish CEO, Curatio Lynda Brown-Ganzert, Grace Castillo-Soyao, Founder & CEO, Self Care Catalysts Inc., Entrepreneur, Health Technology, Health Behavior Analytics, Patient Solutions , Dr. David Castle VP Research, University of Victoria, B.C. Dr. Joby McKenzie , Senior Vice President, Business Development, LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services Neil Fraser, President, Medronic Canada Dr. Ryan D’Arcy , Founder, Innovation Boulevard, BC Leadership Chair in Medical Technologies and Professor of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University CEO, Ayogo Michael Ferguson , Dr. Bernard Massie, General Manager (acting) at National Research Council Canada , Dr. Jason Crawford VP, Scientific Operations, The Centre for Drug Research & Development (CDRD) NOVEMBER 3, 2016 Confirmed Presenters: Sabine Feulgen, Associate Deputy Minister, Corporate Services, Ministry of Health, Government of B.C. Joyce Drohan, Healthcare Practice Leader, PwC Dr. Gavin Stuart, Professor, University of British Columbia Dr. Bettina Hamelin, Vice-President, Research Partnerships Directorate, NSERC , Dr. Sue Collier HeDr. Robin Sherringad of Medical Operations Salford Lung Study, GSK, UK Dr. Peter Riddles, Director, ViciBio Pty Ltd., Australia Mark Rowen Associate Director, Business Development, Genentech , SVP, Business & Corporate Development, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Dr. Robin Sherrington Dr. Leslie Alexandre , President & CEO, Life Sciences Washington , Andrew Booth Chief Financial Officer, STEMCELL Technologies Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, Chief Medical Officer, Qu Biologics Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia , Dr. Paul Terry CEO, PHEMI , Dr. Bob Bluman Executive Medical Director, Faculty of Medicine, UBC Dr. Calum MacAulay Head, Integrative Oncology, BC Cancer Agency Gordon McCauley, Interim President & CEO, The Centre for Drug Research and Discovery , Stephane Lassignardie General Manager, AbbVie Canada, & BC Chair Innovations Medicines Canada , Dr. Heather Davidson Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, Government of B.C. Thank you to our Access to Innovation Event Sponsors & Supporters: Luncheon & Session Sponsor Session Sponsor Session Sponsor Session Sponsor Event Supporters Ready to register? Event Details: Dates: November 2 & 3, 2016 Time: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM Location: Terminal City Club – 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Registration: IF YOU ARE REGISTERING AT THE * GOVERNMENT OR STUDENT RATE, CLICK HERE. Please note, for the . Government Rate you must be working directly within a Ministry and have a gov.bc.ca email address
**No ticket refunds given after October 14, 2016. Must be 19 years or older to attend.
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