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The Art of Resilience : A Panel Discussion with Dal Entrepreneurs

November 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm AST

Join Startup YHZ and ideaHUB for October’s YHZ Meetup. Meet like-minded individuals who are passionate about growing their businesses from idea to execution, and learn more about the available resources for supporting and scaling startups.

This month we will chat with emerging and resilient student entrepreneurs to learn how they transitioned from academia to building their own successful startups.

Where did they get the idea? What challenges and adversity are they currently facing? What resources and networks have helped them succeed? Discover all this and more at the DAL T Bar, Wednesday, November 6 between 5:30 – 7:30 PM.


5:30PM – 5:50PM | Networking

5:50PM – 6:00PM | Sovereign Insurance – How do you define resiliency?

6:00PM – 7:00PM | The Art of Resilience : A Panel Discussion with Dal Entrepreneurs

7:00PM – 7:30PM | Networking

Sovereign Insurance is a proud supporter of Startup YHZ.


Colin Ross | Co-founder & CEO at Acoubit Communications

Hamed Hanafi | President, Director of R&D, NovaResp Technologies

Dane George | P.Eng., M.ASc., Rayleigh Solar Tech

Mo AlGermozi | Co-Founder/ Clean Tech Entrepreneur in Materials & Energy

Moderated By:

Dr. Clifton Johnston | Associate Professor & NSERC Chair in Design Engineering

Dr. Hamed Hanafi, PhD

President, Director of R&D, NovaResp Technologies

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dalhousie University

Hamed is an electrical engineer and holds a PhD in biomedical engineering. His area of expertise is respiratory diagnosis, monitoring and therapy technologies. He is trained in the commercialization of medical devices, has innovated in multiple start-up med-tech companies and holds (or has pending) multiple patents in the field of lung health. Dr. Hanafi founded NovaResp in 2016 with the aim to develop the next generation therapy technology for patients with sleep apnea.



November 6, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm AST
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