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:
François Arcand, President, Pharma in silica
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
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

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