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HH Vancouver Design Challenge Café #2

May 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

We’re already half-way to e-Health – the perfect time for another Hacking Health Vancouver Design Challenge café! Join us on Wednesday, May 11th at the UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre (at 12th Ave. and Heather, near VGH). We’ll catch up, share progress, and hear words of wisdom from an inspiring speaker with clinical, business, and technical perspective on what it takes to turn a great idea into a successful venture!

 

 

Guest Speaker

Featuring special guest:

Peter Payne

Co-Associate Director, SFU Venture Connection

Peter has established and run a variety of companies – from the early days of electronic publishing, to medical devices successfully marketed in Canada, the USA, Europe and Asia. He has been involved with government organizations, private and public companies, reverse take-overs, venture capital corporations and not-for-profit groups. Peter earned a Ph.D. (Pathology) from the University of British Columbia, and was a Clinical Instructor and Honorary Lecturer at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. He is currently Adjunct Professor, Beedie School of Business. Peter is also a mentor in entrepreneurship programs for Genome and Life Sciences companies, and a mentor for the SFU Beedie School of Business. He has been an invited speaker at international conferences, holds a number of patents and has received several awards for his work. Peter is also the past Director of Programs at the BC Technology Industry Association, and Executive-in-Residence for health technologies.

Peter Payne frequently speaks about the parallels between science and entrepreneurship. He explains the benefits of applying the scientific method to business concepts plus the social and economic impact of technology on Canada.

 

Sponsors

DESIGN CHALLENGE SPONSORS

Desjardins LogoGevity Logo

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

CentreForDigitalMedia  logo_hxd.ai  lhlweb

intrahealth   Mckesson  BCIT

Nilo

 

 

Details

Date:
May 11, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

HACKING HEALTH – Vancouver

Venue

UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre
2750 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4M2
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