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Life Sciences BC Career Connect Day

January 20, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Life Sciences BC Career Connect Day

January 20 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM PT

Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
We are pleased to announce our fourth annual Career Connect Day. This dynamic full-day event brings together life sciences employers from across the sector and post-secondary students and job seekers. The job fair exhibitor hall allows potential candidates to speak directly with employers, with meeting spaces available for on-site interviews and other one-on-one meeting opportunities.


Presentations will focus on life sciences sector career and funding programs, innovative approaches to industry talent gaps, and more. In addition, students, business leaders, and HR professionals will have an opportunity to meet and learn from seasoned industry presenters, explore our extensive job fair, and enjoy networking opportunities.


Confirmed Exhibitors:

  • Acuitas Therapeutics
  • Abdera Therapeutics
  • adMare BioInnovations
  • Aspect Biosystems
  • Aurinia Pharmaceuticals
  • BioTalent Canada
  • Chinook Therapeutics
  • Entrepreneurship@UBC
  • Evonik
  • Imagia Canexia Health
  • Kardium
  • Michael Smith Health Research BC – Clinical Trials BC
  • New Beta Innovation Canada Limited
  • Precision NanoSystems
  • STEMCELL Technologies
  • Thrive Health
  • University of British Columbia – School of Biomedical Engineering


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Abi Coman-Walker, Chief Operating Officer, Acuitas Therapeutics
  • Lynn Csontos, VP Regulatory Affairs, STEMCELL Technologies
  • Dr. Jim Ding, Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Chinook Therapeutics
  • Dr. Edie Dullaghan, Director, Learner Engagement, adMare Academy, adMare BioInnovation
  • Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia; Canada Research Chair, Global Control of HPV Related Cancer; Assistant Director, Women’s Health Research Institute; Senior Public Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control
  • Dr. Michael Parr, Director of Formulations and Process Development, Evonik
  • Siobhan Williams, VP Marketing & Communications, BioTalent Canada


Join us in making this year’s Career Connect Day our best one yet.