From Earth to Space
Virtual Launch Celebration
October 21, 2021

 

AN EVENT PRODUCED BY ALBERTA INNOVATES
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH INVENTURES UNBOUND

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Industrial and global challenge conversations

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Learn how Canada is positioned to leverage its strength in nano and advanced materials on the global stage

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Hear from thought-leaders in health, cleantech, and climate change

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ATTEND THE VIRTUAL LAUNCH

 

Be part of this free, one-day, online celebration to kick off the conference virtually. We’ll set the scene for the 2022 conference in Edmonton, Canada.

VIRTUAL LAUNCH PROGRAM
11:00 am – 11:10 am EDT
Opening and welcoming remarks
11:10 am – 11:35 am EDT
KEYNOTE: Health & Nanomedicine
Molly Shoichet, University Professor, University of Toronto
11:35 am – 12:20 pm EDT
PANEL DISCUSSION
MODERATOR:
Mark Daley, Vice-President (Research), CIFAR
PANELISTS:
Anna Blakney, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Arben Merkoçi, ICREA Professor & Group Leader, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Vincent Ling, Senior Director, Takeda-Centre for External Innovation
12:20 pm – 12:25 pm EDT
BREAK
12:25 pm – 12:50 pm EDT

KEYNOTE: Sustainability
Shaffiq Jaffer, VP Corporate Science and Technology Projects, Total American Services, Inc.
12:50 pm – 1:35 pm EDT
PANEL DISCUSSION
MODERATOR:
Seth Darling, Director, Center for Molecular Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory
PANELISTS:
Christine (Chris) Heckle, Research Director, Inorganic Materials Research & Asia Research Labs, Corning Incorporated
Niraj Dalmia, Partner, Deloitte
Francesco Bonaccorso, Chief Scientific Officer / Head of Production & Processes, BeDimensional
Bertrand Masselot, President and CEO, Air Liquide Canada
1:35 pm – 1:40 pm EDT
BREAK
1:40 pm – 2:05 pm EDT
KEYNOTE: The Future and Beyond
Ioana Cozmuta, Founder and CEO, G-Space, Inc.
2:05 pm – 2:50 pm EDT
PANEL DISCUSSION
MODERATOR:
Waguih Ishak, Division VP & Chief Technologist, Corning Research & Development Corporation
PANELISTS:
Timothy Gardner, CEO, Riffyn
Frédéric Bouchard, Dean and Full Professor in the Philosophy Department , Université de Montréal
Barry Sanders, Professor, University of Calgary
Marie-Josée Potvin, Manager, Engineer Develop Program / Senior Systems Engineer, Canadian Space Agency
Christian Karrasch, Research Area Manager Earth Observation and Research under Space Conditions, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
2:50 pm EDTCONCLUDING REMARKS
OUR SPEAKERS – MORE TO COME!

ANNA BLAKNEY
Assistant Professor,
University of British Columbia

 

FRÉDÉRIC BOUCHARD
Dean and Full Professor in the Philosophy Department,
Université de Montréal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

 

IOANA COZMUTA
Founder and CEO,
G-Space Inc.

 

SETH B. DARLING
Director,
Center for Molecular Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory

 

MARK DALEY
Vice-President (Research),
CIFAR

 

NIRAJ DALMIA
Partner,
Deloitte

 

TIMOTHY GARDNER
CEO,
Riffyn

 

CHRIS HECKLE
Research Director, Inorganic Materials Research & Asia Research Labs,
Corning Incorporated

 

SHAFFIQ JAFFER
VP Corporate Science and Technology Projects,
Total American Services Inc.

 

WAGUIH ISHAK
Division VP & Chief Technologist,
Corning Research and Development Corporation

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FRÉDÉRIC BOUCHARD
Dean and Full Professor in the Philosophy Department
Université de Montréal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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IOANA COZMUTA
Founder and CEO
G-Space Inc.

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SETH B. DARLING
Director
Center for Molecular Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory

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MARK DALEY
Vice-President (Research)
CIFAR

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NIRAJ DALMIA
Partner
Deloitte

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CHRIS HECKLE
Research Director, Inorganic Materials Research & Asia Research Labs
Corning Incorporated

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WAGUIH ISHAK
Division VP & Chief Technologist
Corning Research and Development Corporation

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SHAFFIQ JAFFER
VP Corporate Science and Technology Projects
Total American Services Inc.

Arben

ARBEN MERKOÇI
ICREA Professor & Group Leader
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Molly

MOLLY SCHOICHET
University Professor
University of Toronto

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ANNA BLAKNEY
Assistant Professor
University of British Columbia

TIMOTHY GARDNER
Riffyn
CEO

TIMOTHY GARDNER
Riffyn
CEO

TIMOTHY GARDNER
Riffyn
CEO