BC Wireless Health Forum promises a glimpse into the future of wireless health

by Liam Britten

DigiBC and LifeSciences BC want to give you a sneak peek into the future of medical technology on October 28 at the BC Wireless Health Forum III in Vancouver.

Leading wireless and digital media developers, life science executives, and representatives from health services, government, and academia will be presenting an in-depth look at the current state of the fast-evolving wireless health sector and the future of “personalized medicine.”

Four presentations will be given over the course of the day, including:

  • “Healthcare Unwired: Wireless Health Unlocks the Promise of Personalized Medicine” by Shauna Turner, Partner, Strategic Incite
  • “Genomics: The Ultimate in Personalized Medicine” by Dr. Richard Howlett, Director Business Development, Genome BC
  • “How Nano Research Can Help To Deliver Personalized Therapeutics” by Dr. Pieter Cullis, Ph.D. Director, CDRD Nano Medicines Research Group
  • “The Future of Personalized Sensors for Health & Disease” by Dr. Mark Ansermino, Director Pediatric, Anesthesia Research, BC Children's Hospital

The fast-paced presentations will last from 8–10 a.m. and will be given at the Sutton Place Hotel (845 Burrard Street). Registration is required, and is priced at $40 for DigiBC and LifeSciences BC members and $60 for non-members (plus tax).

For more information and to register, visit the event page here.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC – is a member-supported, non-profit organization, based in Vancouver, BC Canada. DigiBC’s mission is to promote, support and accelerate the growth, competitiveness and sustainability of BC's digital media and wireless industry. It serves the needs and represents the interests of more than 400 member companies, making it one of the largest... more

LifeSciences British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

LifeSciences British Columbia supports and represents the biotechnology, medical device, and greater life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and promotion of our world-class science and industry. Via active facilitation of partnering and investment into the life sciences sector, British Columbia is fast becoming a global life sciences leader. Our members... more

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Liam Britten

Liam Britten

Liam Britten is a writer and editor with a journalism background operating out of Vancouver. In addition to his work at Techvibes, he has been published in student publications across Canada, as well as local newspapers such as The MapleRidge-Pitt Meadows TIMES and The Langley Advance. An aficionado for the finer things in life — such as video games and sports — Liam is plugged into the tech... more

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