Celebrating Research Week – Managing Health Care for the Future

March 3, 2007

March 8, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Join the Sauder School of Business for an exciting panel discussion on the future of health care at UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St. – Room C100. This is a free event and everyone is encouraged to attend. Key note speakers include:  Read the rest of this entry »


Celebrating Research Week – Healthy Lungs, Healthy Lives: The Latest Research & Care in Lung Health

March 3, 2007

March 6, 7:00pm – 8:30pm (doors open 6:30pm)

Unlock the secrets of lung health with experts in asthma, cystic fibrosis in children, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Experts will examine the environmental and genetic contributors to poor lung health, the latest in research and care, and then answer your questions. The seminar will be conducted at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Building Level 1 (1081 Burrard St.), New Lecture Theatre.

Pre-registration is free, call 604-875-4372
or email celebratersearch@vch.ca.

Celebrating Research Week

March 3, 2007

Next week (March 5 – 9) is going to be UBC Celebrating Research Week. The university will be jam packed with events showcasing various researches at UBC. There are discussion forums, lectures, seminars, open houses and symposia from every discipline. More information can be found by following the link below.


HUGO’s 12th Human Genome Meeting

February 12, 2007

The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) will be sponsoring 50 FREE REGISTRATIONS TO CANADIAN STUDENTS to attend:

HUGO‘s 12th Human Genome Meeting
Montreal, Canada
Mon 21-Thu 24 May 2007

The mission of HGM2007 is to help delegates update and expand their knowledge in the ever-evolving field of human genome research. A stimulating and interesting programme of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, poster presentations, and social events make HGM2007 and ideal forum to share information and results with researchers in both science and industry. This is an increasingly exciting time for scientists working on the Human Genome, and HGM2007 provides an opportunity for participants to establish international collaborations.

For more information about the sponsorship, please visit the following website:


SBN Career Fair & Conference: Feb. 6th, 2007

January 23, 2007

The SBN Career Fair & Conference has grown to become the largest biotech career fair in Western Canada and is the primary means for students in BC to learn about the opportunities that exist in the local and international biotech industry.

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver, BC
Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm

For more information, visit the SBN website.

Conference: e-Health 2007 – Paths to Transformation

January 13, 2007

Date: Sunday, May 27th to Wednesday, May 30th 2007
Québec City, Québec, Canada

This year’s conference theme is to showcase an unprecedented number of e-health applications that are beginning to deliver on the expected benefits of improved patient outcomes, improved patient safety and improved cost effectiveness in the delivery of care. The program content promises to deliver unparalleled advances in electronic health records.

More information about e-Health 2007: Paths to Transformation. 

Conference: Connecting Leaders in Technology and Healthcare

January 13, 2007

Date: 23 – 25 October 2007
Location: Vienna, Austria

This conference, through the collaboration of HIMSS, the European Commission, World Health Organization and other members of the Organising Committee, will be designed by and for clinicians and other health professionals; health IT users and buyers; directors and administrators; informatics professionals; academicians; relevant standardisation and competent authorities on an international level and national level, and vendors.

More information about The World of Health IT 2007 Conference & Exhibition in Vienna.