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Vancouver Satellite Event

SingularityU Canada Summit Vancouver

Event Info

Date: Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Location: KPMG, 777 Dunsmuir St, 4th floor, Vancouver, BC
Time: 4 – 8pm

Community Partners

BCTECH

Wavefront

University of British Columbia

For more than 20 years, BC Tech has been providing opportunities for the tech industry in BC to collaborate, learn, and grow together. We are dedicated to connecting companies, developing talent, sharing stories, and advocating on behalf of our industry to keep tech in BC thriving – and soon become a top-10 global tech eco-system.

Wavefront is Canada’s centre for commercialization of mobile and IoT technologies. Our vision is to build a globally relevant, nationally connected ecosystem that delivers digital capacity, competitiveness and prosperity for Canadians.

entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) is the venture accelerator at the University of British Columbia (UBC). e@UBC provides programming and resources for UBC entrepreneurs, from ideation to funding.

Our Program

Vancouver Satellite Event

TimeWhatTheme/ContentWho
4:00-5:00pmNetworking & DemoView demos from the AR/VR AssociationDan Burgar + companies
5:00pm-5:05pmIntroductionOpening remarks from SingularityU AlumniGordon Casey
Aranka
5:10-5:40pmLivestream ContentExponential Economics – or Exonomics – is the study of this emerging new world and its implications for individuals, businesses, and governmentsAmin Toufani
5:45-6:15pmPanelExponential Economics in VancouverModerator:
Erik Berg

Panel:
Kyla Jeffrey
AJung Moon
Lukas-Karim Merhi
6:15-6:30pmBreak
6:30-7:00pmLivestream ContentImproving our Human Selves: Learn just how powerful the brain is and how it can be our greatest asset in preserving and improving our long-term healthDivya Chander
7:00-7:45pmPanelPanel discussion on the evolution of health technologiesPanel:
Dr. Martin Dawes
Min Fitzgerald
Dr. Mike Byrne
7:45-8:00pmClosing RemarksExponential CanadaDr. Gail Murphy

Speakers

Dan Burgar

Dan Burgar

Dan Burgar leads Business Development and Partnerships at Archiact, North America's fastest growing VR/MR content and strategy studio, and President of The VR/AR Association in Vancouver

Dan Burgar

Dan Burgar leads Business Development and Partnerships at Archiact, North America's fastest growing VR/MR content and strategy studio, and President of The VR/AR Association in Vancouver

AJung Moon

AJung Moon

AJung Moon is a Director at Open Roboethics Institute, and CEO and Technical Analyst at Generation R Consulting.

AJung Moon

AJung Moon is a Director at Open Roboethics Institute, and CEO and Technical Analyst at Generation R Consulting.

Erik Berg

Erik Berg

Erik Berg is a partner at KPMG Canada.

Erik Berg

Erik Berg is a partner at KPMG Canada.

Dr. Gail Murphy

Dr. Gail Murphy

Dr. Gail Murphy is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Vice President of Research and Innovation at UBC, and Co-Founder and Director of Tasktop Technologies Incorporated.

Dr. Gail Murphy

Dr. Gail Murphy is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Vice President of Research and Innovation at UBC, and Co-Founder and Director of Tasktop Technologies Incorporated.

Gordon Casey

Gordon Casey

Gordon Casey is the Founder of Brave Technology Co-op and Director at StartingBloc

Gordon Casey

Gordon Casey is the Founder of Brave Technology Co-op and Director at StartingBloc

Kyla Jeffrey

Kyla Jeffrey

Kyla Jeffrey is a Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Expert at HeroX and Director of the Salmonid Society.

Kyla Jeffrey

Kyla Jeffrey is a Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation Expert at HeroX and Director of the Salmonid Society.

Lukas-Karim Merhi

Lukas-Karim Merhi

Lukas-Karim Merhi is Co-Founder and CEO at BioInteractive Technologies (BIT) and Lab Manager at MENRVA Research Group.

Lukas-Karim Merhi

Lukas-Karim Merhi is Co-Founder and CEO at BioInteractive Technologies (BIT) and Lab Manager at MENRVA Research Group.

Dr. Martin Dawes

Dr. Martin Dawes

Dr. Martin Dawes is a family doctor and researcher interested in information retrieval, pharmacogenomics, and personalized medicine.

Dr. Martin Dawes

Dr. Martin Dawes is a family doctor and researcher interested in information retrieval, pharmacogenomics, and personalized medicine.

Dr. Mike Byrne

Dr. Mike Byrne

Dr. Mike Byrne is Founder and Chairman of ai4gi, CEO of Satis Operations Inc, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at VGH/UBC.

Dr. Mike Byrne

Dr. Mike Byrne is Founder and Chairman of ai4gi, CEO of Satis Operations Inc, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at VGH/UBC.

Min Fitzgerald

Min Fitzgerald

Min Fitzgerald is Co-Founder of Nutrigene and Behavioural Scientist who is passionate about innovation.

Min Fitzgerald

Min Fitzgerald is Co-Founder of Nutrigene and Behavioural Scientist who is passionate about innovation.

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