Media Advisory - Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology Event in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Nov. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - BioTalent Canada will be hosting the networking event Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology in Vancouver.

WHAT: Event – Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology

WHEN: Thursday, November 5

TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver - Versailles Ballroom

COST: $16.50

SOURCE: BioTalent Canada

RELATED LINKS: Online registration page

The event will consist of a networking session, discussion on research findings and a panel discussion with biotechnology industry professionals, culminating with a lunch.

Natalie Dakers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator
Julia Levy, Co-founder, QLT
Kimberly Girling, PhD Candidate, Neuroscience, UBC
Joan Sheehan, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, STEMCELL Technologies
Michael Coughtrie, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC

Event sponsors: The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), Discovery Parks, Goodlife Fitness and LifeSciences BC.

Event volunteers provided by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).

About Connecting & Advancing Women in Biotechnology
Partially funded by the federal government's Status of Women Canada, this event is to broadcast the findings of the labour market report, Moving Beyond the Boundaries:  Connecting and Advancing Women in Biotechnology.

About BioTalent Canada
BioTalent Canada is a national non-profit organization that connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information, and skills development tools so the industry can focus on strengthening Canada's biotech business. For more information, please visit


SOURCE BioTalent Canada

For further information: Fiorella Jansen-Nicorescu, Marketing & Communications Manager, BioTalent Canada, 613-235-1402 ext. 229,


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