BRC Research and Poster day 2015 
(subject to minor changes) 

Wednesday December 16th 
ATRIUM, LSRI Building, 1348 Summer St

12.00-18.00 Poster Viewing and Competition 

19.00-21.00 PUBLIC FORUM 
BRC Neuroscience Research Update 
Speakers: Drs. Kenneth Rockwood, Alon Friedman and Adrienne Weeks.
Followed by a Q&A and Refreshments - Posters will be on display for public to view.

Thursday December 17th 
3rd Floor Boardroom, North Tower, LSRI

08.30-09.00 Registration 

09.00-10.00 Opening Remarks
Dr. Richard Florizone, President, Dalhousie
Mr. Kent Roberts, Managaing Director, Sector Development and Entrepreneurship for
Hon. Mark Furey, Minister, Business
Hon. Kelly Regan, Minister, Labour and Advanced Education 
Paula Bond, NS Health
Dr. Vic Rafuse, Director, Brain Repair Centre  

10.00-11.00 Panel Discussion 
Building the Science Economy in NS/Atlantic Canada – Status Report
Scott Moffitt, BioNova
Rory Francis, PEI BioAlliance
Dr. Lidija Marusic, Innovacorp

11.00-12.00 Keynote Speaker  
Saving the Brain at the Centre for Brain Health
Dr. Brian MacVicar, Co-Director, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Vancouver

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.30 Panel Discussion
The Future of Research Funding
Dr. Dale Dempsey, CIHR
Gordon Deveau, NSERC
Krista Connell, NSHRF 

14.45-15.45 Collaborations at the BRC - RESEARCH Clusters
With opening remarks from Hon. Leo Glavine, Minister, Health and Wellness
AMAP - Atlantic Mobility Action Project (Dr. Jim Fawcett)
Neurodegeneration (Dr. Sultan Darvesh)
Neurodevelopment (Dr. Tara Perrot)
TBI-RTC Traumatic Brain Injury Research and Transition/Treatment Centre (Dr. Alon Freidman)

16.00-16.30 Closing remarks, Poster Competition Prizes

17.00 Poster Viewing and Reception in Atrium


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