Agenda — Genome BC’s Annual Genomics Forum 2021

Note: This agenda is subject to change.  The final agenda, schedule, and speakers will be posted closer to event date. All times are Pacific Daylight Time.

Speakers

Stacey Gabriel
Stacey Gabriel
Senior Director of the Genomics Platform
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Bronwyn MacInnis
Bronwyn MacInnis
Director of Pathogen Genomic Surveillance
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Anthony Fauci
Anthony Fauci
Director
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
Roxanne Khamsi
Roxanne Khamsi
Writer/Editor
André Picard
André Picard
Author and Journalist, Health Columnist
The Globe and Mail
Catalina Lopez-Correa
Catalina Lopez-Correa
Executive Director CanCOGeN
Genome Canada
Sharon Peacock
Sharon Peacock
Executive Director and Chair, COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK)
COG-UK
Jennifer Gardy
Jennifer Gardy
Deputy Director, Surveillance, Data, and Epidemiology
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Jeffrey Joy
Jeffrey Joy
Research Scientist
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE)
Mel Krajden
Mel Krajden
Medical Director
BCCDC Public Health Laboratory
Margaret (Peggy) Johnston
Margaret (Peggy) Johnston
Independent Consultant
Former Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bonnie Henry
Bonnie Henry
Provincial Health Officer
Province of British Columbia
Michael Ryan
Michael Ryan
Executive Director
WHO Health Emergencies Programme
Steven Hoffman
Steven Hoffman
Scientific Director
CIHR Institute of Population & Public Health
Penny Ballem
Penny Ballem
Executive Lead
B.C. Immunization Response Team
Gina Ogilvie
Gina Ogilvie
Professor
University of British Columbia
Manish Sadarangani
Manish Sadarangani
Director, Vaccine Evaluation Center
BC Children's Hospital
Timothy Caulfield
Timothy Caulfield
Professor of Health Law and Science Policy
University of Alberta
Samantha Yammine
Samantha Yammine
Director
Science Sam Media
Jessica Malaty Rivera
Jessica Malaty Rivera
Science Communication Lead
The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic
Emily Vraga
Emily Vraga
Associate Professor
Hubbard School of Journalism And Mass Communication, University of Minnesota
Zabrina Brumme
Zabrina Brumme
Director, Laboratory
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE)
Lorraine Graves
Lorraine Graves
Reporter
Richmond Sentinel
Asher Williams
Asher Williams
Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow
Cornell University
Alex Dainis
Alex Dainis
Science Communicator/Video Producer
Helicase Media, LLC
Kristamarie Collman
Kristamarie Collman
Founder and CEO
Prōse Medical
Pascal Spothelfer
Pascal Spothelfer
President and CEO
Genome British Columbia
Federica Di Palma
Federica Di Palma
CSO & VP Sectors
Genome BC
Tony Brooks
Tony Brooks
Chief Financial Officer and VP, Entrepreneurship & Commercialization
Genome British Columbia
Ellie Griffith
Ellie Griffith
Sector Director, Health
Genome BC
Sally Greenwood
Sally Greenwood
VP Communications & Societal Engagement
Genome BC
Phoebe Melvin
Phoebe Melvin
Communications and Outreach Specialist
GenomeBC