Biomedical Engineering and Health Technology Showcase

08 Nov 2019
9:15am - 6:00pm PST

Industry, researchers, faculty members, health professionals and students are invited to join us at this event showcasing UVic's innovative research, industry partnerships and entrepreneurial spirit!

Victoria is an epicenter of technology and innovation that continues to grow in the biomedical and health technology fields. UVic generates and fosters strong connections between university research, local business and health agencies. This event showcases these connections and our leading edge biomedical and health research.

Special Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk, Vice President of Research, University of Victoria
  • Ms. Robin Syme, MA, Executive Director, CanAssist 


  • 9:15 am - 10:00 am: Pre-event tours of laboratories with discussion on technology advances and applications
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am: Registration with continental breakfast
  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am: Welcome and keynote talk by Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk
  • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Panel Discussion - Translational Medicine
  • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm: Keynote talk by Robin Syme
  • 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm: Panel Discussion - Cascadia Entrepreneurship
  • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Coffee and networking
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Fast Pitch Competition with LifeSciences BC and Coast Capital Innovation Centre
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Wine and cheese networking session featuring posters

Poster abstracts and Fast Pitch proposals due: Friday, October 18th, 2019


For questions about posters, or to submit your poster abstract, contact Laila Abelseth at:

For questions regarding the Fast Pitch competition, or to submit a pitch, contact Lindsay Frehlick at:

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08 Nov 2019
9:15am - 6:00pm PST

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