Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Samantha Nutt

MD, MSc, CCFP, FRCPC, C.M. Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA

Jeffrey Simpson

Acclaimed Journalist, Former National Affairs Columnist for The Globe and Mail

More Speakers:

David K. Lee

Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada

Scott White

CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Conversation Canada

Dr. Samantha Yammine (Science Sam)

Neuroscientist and Science Communicator

Dr. Aled Edwards

CEO, Structural Genomics Consortium

Dr. David Wiljer

Executive Director, Education, Technology & Innovation, University Health Network

Selina Brudnicki

Program Lead, Digital Patient Experience Program, UHN Digital, Technology & Innovation Portfolio

Dr. Manoj Lalu

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology and Regenerative Medicine Programs, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Anesthesiologist, Ottawa Hospital, and Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Terry Hawrysh

Patient Advocate and Volunteer, Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada

Dr. Ryan Wiley

President, Shift Health

Jenn Gordon

Director of Operations, Canadian Breast Cancer Network

Dr. Lauren Kelly

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Dr. Mark Clemons

Clinical Investigator, Cancer Therapeutics Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, staff medical oncologist, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, and Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Bryan Addeman

Blockchain Market Leader, IBM

Paul MacPherson

Director, Clinical Research Services, UHN

Michelle Quinlan

Research Family Leader Program Coordinator, CHEO

Lanre Tunji-Ajayi

President & CEO, Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario

Michelle Oana

Director of Development and Community Relations, Myeloma Canada

Bev Heim-Myers

CEO, Huntington Society of Canada

Dr. Amza Ali

Chief Medical Officer, Avicanna Inc.

Mike Heinrich

Managing Director, Reframe Health Lab

Najla Guthrie

President and CEO, KGK Science

Lili Shalev-Shawn

Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Women's College Hospital

Gerald Major

CEO, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana

Dr. Baldwin Mak

Manager, Clinical Trial Portfolio Group, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Limited

Philippe Lucas

Vice President, Global Patient Research & Access, Tilray

Stay tuned for more speakers!