2013 CAN Satellite meeting:

Neuroscience careers in government and industry

When and where: Tuesday May 21st, preceding main CAN meeting, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Goal: Provide trainees (grad students and post-docs) with information and advice about opportunities in industry and government.

Format: This 1-day satellite will consist of short presentations from speakers representing a variety of sectors, discussing how they got to where they are, and offering advice to trainees interested in entering industry or government. Ample time will also be provided for informal interactions with the speakers

How to register: Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows can register for the satellite meeting as they register for the meeting, or register only for the satellite meeting (view links on the right). Registration costs are 50$.


9:30 9:45 Welcome and introduction, Brian Corneil, PhD, University of Western Ontario
9:45 10:15 John E. Abele, Boston Scientific, Founding chairman
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10:15 10:45 Don Aldridge, Research Executive, IBM
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10:45 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 11:30 Elizabeth Theriault, PhD, Assistant Scientific Director, Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction, CIHR
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11:30 12:00 Kan Singh, PhD, Assessment Officer Biopharmaceuticals, Health Canada
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12:00 1:30 Lunch, with breakout sessions
1:30 2:00 Michael Midmer, Director, Rosetta Capital (Canada)
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2:00 2:30 Allan Miranda, PhD, Government Affairs and Market Access, Janssen Canada
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2:30 3:00 Coffee break
3:00 3:30David Thompson, PhD, Director, Clinical Research, Purdue Canada
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3:30 4:00 Judy Mandelman, Partner at Promeus Inc.
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Organizer: Brian Corneil, University of Western Ontario, bcorneil@uwo.ca

Satellite meeting registration is closed. Maximum attendance has been reached.

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