Bioport Atlantic 2019

By January 24, 2019

Event Timeslots (17)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Registration (Light breakfast provided)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Welcome and Opening Address Join us as members of government discuss the value of the Health and Life Science Sector.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Registration (Light breakfast provided)

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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BIC Junior (Open to the public) Budding life science entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. (high school & first-year post-secondary students) Host: Jeremie Saunders, Founder/Host of Sickboy Podcast

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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BioInnovation Challenge - Final Presentations The top three finalists will present to the judges and the audience to determine the winner, announced at the end of day. Host: Brett Dickey

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Networking Break (B2B Meetings)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Concurrent Session #1: Emerging Natural Products of Atlantic Canada supported by Natural Products Canada Join us for a discussion on the ecosystem of expertise, resources, and investment that bolsters commercialization in Atlantic Canada’s natural products industry. Moderated by Stephen Ball, MSc, MBA (Regional Director, NPC-Atlantic) Panel 1: Value of Medical Cannabis in the Health Market Panelists: Dr. Bob Chapman, Dr. Bill Cheliak, Dr. Christian Lehmann Panel 2: Focusing our Natural Products Market Potential Panelists: Dr. Beth Mason, Tracey Allen

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Concurrent Session #2: Solutions for Health Innovation The value of health innovation is about more than just cutting costs, it’s about outcomes for patients, physicians and our health system. Join us to learn how a group of healthcare innovators are working to empower the region’s healthcare system to adopt new health innovations made in our own backyard and transform them into an economic driver. Moderated by Paul Bradley (President, MedTech Consulting Inc.) Panelists: Dr. Bob Abraham, Jocelyn Hiltz, Dr. Krista Jangaard

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Lunch Break (on your own)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Lunch Reception

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Keynote Luncheon: Jeremie Saunders, Founder and Host of Sickboy Podcast Talk: The Need for Continued Health Innovation

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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The BioInnovation Challenge (Open to the public) Semi-finalists will pitch to a panel of judges to determine the top three finalists to go on stage during the BioPort conference on Thursday, November 8th. Host: Dr. Corinna Lathan, Brain Scientist, Technology Pioneer, Founder & CEO, Anthrotronix

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Networking Break (B2B Meetings)

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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The Tech Revolution Reshaping Health We are at the cusp of change in the way health services in Canada are delivered. Disruptive health technologies bring transformational improvements in the affordability, accessibility, quality and simplicity of health care solutions. Join us to hear from industry leaders how tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are revolutionizing and reshaping health. Moderated by Miriam Zitner (Vice President, Halifax Innovation District) Presenting Speaker: Allan Miranda Panelists: Ryan Cameron, Dr. Steven Beyea, Chris Crowell, Brian Thompson

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Announcement of the BioInnovation Challenge Winner and Closing Reception

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Welcome Reception presented by Grant Thornton Join us to open BioPort – For all conference attendees and Keynote ticket holders, an opportunity to meet and network.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Kick-off Keynote: Dr. Corinna Lathan, Brain Scientist, Technology Pioneer, Founder & CEO, Anthrotronix Talk: The Future of Health Individual tickets for Welcome Reception and Kick-off Keynote available