The 2nd annual Canadian BioDesign Conference
'Enabling the Canadian Bioeconomy Strategy'
Thursday September 26, 2019
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.
To see presentations click on the names of each speaker:
9:00am – 9:15am: Opening Remarks
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
Hamdy Khalil, Senior Global Director for Advanced Technologies and Innovation, Woodbridge Foam Corporation
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
Ian McGregor, Co-founder and CTO, Drystill Technologies Inc.
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