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24 February 2015

Special session on biomedical research in BC – The Future is Now!



This year’s scientific symposium features a special session focused on science and innovation in BC. The line-up features leaders in our biotech, life sciences and academic community. Join us for a discussion, exploring the challenges, opportunities and future outlook for our community.

The session takes place on the afternoon of March 26. See the full symposium agenda here.

Register now for Heart + Lung Health FEST!


Forum on Harvesting Value from Biomedical Research in BC – The Future is Now

Science into Action

Life Sciences BC: Biotechnology in British Columbia – The Road Ahead

Paul Drohan
CEO & President of LifeSciences BC


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research: Connecting Research and Action

Diane Finegood
President & CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research


Genome BC – Leading “omic” funding in British Columbia for 15 years: Lessons learned and strategic plans for 2015–2020

Brad Popovich
Chief Scientific Officer, Genome BC

Collaboration and Cooperation – The Stone Soup Sagas

An Introduction to the Surrey Innovation Boulevard

Ryan D’Arcy
Professor and BC Leadership Chair in Medical Technologies at Simon Fraser University and Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation
Head of Health Sciences and Innovation at Fraser Health’s Surrey Memorial Hospital


Institute for Heart + Lung Health: The Power of our Heart and Lung Community Unleashed

Bruce McManus
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC
Co-Director, Institute for Heart + Lung Health
CEO, Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre)


An Academic Health Sciences Network for British Columbia

Rob McMaster
Vice President Research, Vancouver Coastal Health
Executive Director, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia





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