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Promoting Health Through Collaborative Research and Innovation in NS


Join Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Health for a conference to build upon health research and innovation across the province. About this event Conference Highlights: Annette Verschuren, Cape Breton University Chancellor and Chair & CEO of NRStor Inc. will deliver a keynote presentation on Driving Innovation in Cape Breton. Dr. Brian Goldman, physician, best-selling author, and host of CBC's 'White Coat, Black Art', will inspire health research and practice with a focus on Distuptive Innovation and Teamwork Dr. Kevin Orrell, Nova Scotia's Deputy Minister and CEO of the province's Office of Health Care Professionals Recruitment, will detail the research priorities of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness as they relate to healthy people and communities in Cape Breton. Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, Vice-President of Research and Innovation, Nova Scotia Health, will present Building Research & Innovation Capacity in Nova Scotia. Cape Breton University's Dr. Corrine McIsaac and Dr. Janet Kuhnke, with Debbie Lelievre, Nova Scotia Health, will present: Strategies to Address the Barriers for Implementation of Best Practice Pressure Injury Prevention and Care within Nova Scotia Health Eastern Zone. Dr. David Anderson, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University, will discuss patient-oriented health research in Cape Breton, as it relates to his […]


Atlantic Venture Forum

The entrepreneurial landscape has changed significantly since the first AVF in 2013. As the ecosystem continues to gain momentum, the AVF is being transformed to meet the needs of this dynamic region. New ventures and growth-stage companies need more than just financial capital to succeed. Innovation, partnerships, ingenuity, and expertise are just a few of the ingredients for an entrepreneur’s tech success story, and you will find all of these and more when you join us for the 2021 Atlantic Venture Forum. Grow Your Business! Premium Networking: Tech Industry Executives, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate Strategics, Research Partners, and more. Inspiration and Ingenuity: A Technology Showcase featuring outstanding Early Stage companies complimented by mature Growth Stage companies, all from the Atlantic Canadian region. Business Intelligence: The latest investment and innovation trends direct from Industry Experts. REGISTER

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INNOVATE: a CWB signature event – Featuring the Digital Diversity Awards


Join us for our annual CWB Signature Event INNOVATE on Thursday, October 21 from 3:15 - 5pm Atlantic time! Supported by Digital Nova Scotia and the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, this event is a celebration of innovation and diversity. This free, online offering features insights from our guest speakers about Unravelling Innovation, the Digital Diversity Awards, and breakout sessions with our speakers, partners and award winners for an excellent opportunity to network and learn. Dr. Wendy Cukier, Founder, Diversity Institute; Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management will open the event and set the stage for Unravelling Innovation a conversation with Dr. Dawn Jutla, Scotiabank Chair of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Sobey School of Business, and co-CEO of Peer Ledger Inc and Shelley Simpson, CEO, Prism Lighting Group™.