The Centre for Surgical Invention & Innovation (www.csii.ca) is hosting their annual outreach conference: Innovation Nation (www.innovation-nation.ca). Admission is free!
Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018
Location: LiUNA Station, Hamilton
Register online to attend the conference here!
Innovation Nation features talks from acclaimed innovators of various disciplines who will share their journey of discovery and vision of the future. Confirmed speakers to date:
April Khademi, Director, Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB)
S. Blake Ratcliff, Project Manager HUNCH, NASA
BJ Hardman, Chairman and CEO, Sanarus Technologies
Carlos Lange, Founder, Institute for Space Science Exploration and Technology (ISSET)
Ian Heynan, Former VP & GM, Hologic Specialty Imaging Products Division
Mars Settlement Team, Silver Medalist, NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest
Liam Kaufman, CEO, WinterLight Labs
Melissa Marchese, Singer-Songwriter
Paul Fulford, Product Development Manager, Space Exploration Robotics and Automation, MDA
Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering, University of Waterloo
Rob MacIsaac, President, Hamilton Health Sciences
Gail Garland, CEO, Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization
The conference will also include a student showcase, where exhibit space will be provided for science/tech projects of all types. The designs should be forward thinking, embody ideas that are both transformational and unique, have functionality demonstrating ease of use and a practical application in the real world. Exceptional exhibits will receive special recognition. The deadline to register for an exhibit is December 8, 2017. However, we encourage interested participants to register as soon as possible to reserve exhibition space.