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Les 18 et 19 juin 2018
Rencontre annuelle des plateformes scientifiques (SPM 2018)

Viabilité des plateformes scientifiques à long terme et à court terme

Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 

University of Alberta

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If you work in the Material Sciences field, perhaps you might want to stay on for the Canadian Materials Science Conference

Programme  – Les présentations se feront en anglais.

Monday, June 18, 2018

12:30 Registration
13:00 Welcome and Overview of the Meeting

Welcome Remarks
Walter Dixon
Associate Vice-President (Research), University of Alberta

Workshop 1: Scientific Platforms – Success & Challenges
13:15 Scientific Platforms Across Canada

Marie-Eve Paquet – 
Coordinator, Molecular Tools Platform Team, Neurophotonics Centre, Université de Laval

Eric Flaim –
Director, nanoFAB Fabrication and Characterization Centre, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta

Anissa Merzouk
Marine Research Coordinator, Amundsen Science, Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen

14:30 Funding Opportunities Through Mitacs

Eric Loo  –
Director, Business Development, Mitacs

15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Perspectives from Scientific Platform Users

Rob Peters –
Project Manager X-ray Optics, Applied Nanotools Inc., Former user of nanoFAB at University of Alberta

Jean-Baptiste Cavin –
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sharkey & MacNaughton Group, University of Calgary, User of the Live Cell Imaging Facility 

Mang Zhu  –
PhD Candidate, Mayor Lab, University of British Columbia

16:30 Keynote Address
Short and Long-Term Sustainability of Scientific Platforms

Christian Beaulé
Director, Strategic Project Management Group, Office of the VP Research, University of Ottawa
17:30 Tours of nanoFAB Fabrication and Characterization Centre
(Optional, Limited space, first come first serve 17:30, 17:50, 18:10)
19:30 Networking Dinner

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

07:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration
Workshop 2: Scientific Platform Corporate Relationships
08:30 Service Based Scientific Platform Projects with Corporations

Corporate Full Service Light Microscopy Projects
Erika Wee –
Manager, Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF), McGill University

The MeDIS Platform: An Unique Collaborative Partnership Research Model
Erik Joly –
Research Development & Core Facility Coordinator, Metabolic Diseases Innovative Solutions (MeDIS) Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CR-CHUM)

Linking with Scientific Platforms and Corporations
Laurence Lejeune –
Development and Cytometry Consultant, Microscopy Imaging Analysis (MIA) Cellavie

09:15 R&D Based Scientific Platform Projects with Corporations

Development of Iron Ore Production Methodology with Corporate Partners
David Grant –
Research Laboratory Coordinator, Microanalysis Facility, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

John Babcook –
Senior Vice President, Discovery Research, Zymeworks

Rachael Ritchie –
Vice President, The Centre for Drug Research & Development (CDRD)

MEMS Manufacturing Platforms
Ian Roane –
President and CEO, Micralyne Inc.

Open Access Facilities – The Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs
Yuebin Ning –
President Research, Norcada Inc.

10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 CFI Navigator: Connect with Corporations

Danielle Fremes  –
Senior Officer, Stakeholder Relations, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

11:15 Small Group Discussion
12:00 Group Photo
12:10 Lunch Break
  Optional Lunch Session
Connected Services: Maintenance and Monitoring of Infrastructure
Abdel Barraj –
Vice President Microscopy Business Group, Carl Zeiss Canada
Workshop 3: How Can the CNSP Support SP Sustainability?
13:00 Small Group Discussion

• Management/Business Course for Scientific Platform Managers
• Scientific Platform Job Shadow Program
• Career Options/Development Committee 
• Outreach Committee 

14:30 Coffee Break
Workshop 4: Sustainability Through Funding & Institutional Support
15:00 Short Presentations

Frank Nolan 
Research and Innovation Development Officer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Canada

Stefan Scherer
Executive Director, Future Energy Systems, Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), University of Alberta

Ian McDermott
Senior Director, Research Facilities Planning and Safety University Health Network, University of Toronto

Angela Krawetz
Director, Core Facilities & Strategic Projects, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Christian Beaulé
Director, Strategic Project Management Group, Office of the VP Research, University of Ottawa

16:15 Small Group Discussion
17:30 CNSP General Assembly


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