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The second annual Canadian BioDesign Conference was held on Thursday September 26, 2019 at The Lambton College Event Centre in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, hosted by organizing partners Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and Lambton College.


With respect to registrations, 101 people registered. These registrants came from across the country representing industries, agencies and governments, to support and discuss the focus of the conference, the Canadian Bioeconomy Strategy.

The 2nd annual Canadian
BioDesign Conference


focused on 

'Enabling the Canadian Bioeconomy Strategy'

Thursday September 26, 2019

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9:00am – 9:15am: Opening Remarks

Speaker: A.J. (Sandy) Marshall, Executive Director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC)


9:15am – 10:15am: Panel 1: Establishing Biomass Supply and Stewardship

Facilitator: Murray McLaughlin, Adivsor, Forest Products Innovations (FPInnovations)

10:30am – 11:15am: Panel 2: Building Strong Companies and Value Chains

Facilitator: Shauna Carr, Economic Development Officer, Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP)

11:15am – 12:00pm: Panel 3: Building Strong Sustainable Ecosystems

Facilitator: Austin Beggs, Chief Executive Officer and Partners, TALM Services Inc.

1:00pm – 2:15pm: Panel 4: New Partnerships and Projects in the Bio-sector

Facilitator: Rob Nicol, Manager of Bio-industrial Process Research Centre (BPRC), Lambton College

2:30pm – 3:45 pm: Panel 5: The BioDesign Workshop

3:45pm 4:00pm: Closing Remarks

Mehdi Sheikhzadeh, Executive Dean, Applied Research and Innovation, Lambton College


To view a presentation, where applicable, select the name of the speaker.


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