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Life Sciences Day 4.0 is postponed until further notice.





Agenda - Monday, March 30, 2020


Life Sciences Day 4.0 will focus on life sciences research in Canada’s capital and explore topics related to cannabis research directions, devices and diagnostics, and cutting-edge “Omics” research. During the event, attendees from government, academia and industry will benefit from unique networking opportunities while enjoying complimentary refreshments and a buffet lunch.


Time Agenda Item Participants
8:30 Registration Desk Opens
8:55 Opening Remarks Benoit-Antoine Bacon, President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University
Charles Macdonald, Dean of Science, Carleton University
9:00 Keynote

Duncan Stewart, CEO and Scientific Director, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
10:00 - 11:00 Session 1 - Panel
The Ottawa Opportunity Panel Moderator:
  • Ken Lawless, President and CEO, Epitope Capital
Panelists:
  • Jeffrey Skevington, Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Tom Shipley, Chief Science Officer and Senior VP Global Quality Assurance, Canopy Growth
  • John Campbell, Abbott Point of Care
  • Maria DeRosa, Department of Chemistry, Carleton University
11:00 - 11:15 Health Break
11:15 - 12:15 Session 2 - Presentations
Cannabis Research Directions Chair:
  • Tom Shipley, Chief Science Officer and Senior VP Global Quality Assurance, Canopy Growth
Speakers:
  • Mike Hildebrand, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University
  • Argel Aguilar-Valles, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University
  • Nancy Delcellier, Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Carleton University
  • Jessica Parsons, Canopy Growth
12:15 - 13:45 Lunch, Poster Session, and Networking
13:45 - 15:00 Session 3 - Presentations
13:45 - 15:00 Keynote
Rob Annan, President and CEO of Genome Canada
The Future of Omics Research Chair:
  • Rob Annan, President and CEO of Genome Canada
Speakers:
  • Jeff Smith, Department of Chemistry, Carleton University
  • Catherine Cullingham, Department of Biology, Carleton University
15:00 - 15:15 Health Break
13:45 - 15:00 Session 4 - Presentations
15:15 - 16:15 Devices, Diagnostics and Technology Chair:
  • John Campbell, Abbott Point of Care
Speakers:
  • Sangeeta Murugkar, Department of Physics, Carleton University
  • Leila Mostaço-Guidolin, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University
  • Jacques Albert, Department of Electronics, Carleton University
  • Mojtaba Ahmadi, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University
16:15 Poster Winner Announcements and Reception