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Thursday, September 29 • 11:00 - 13:00
What can EDUcation do for you? Accessing Start-up Resources in University/Colleges

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How can educational institutions and universities create innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities? What are some of the methods, programs, and best practices that allow universities to interface with the fast-paced world of startups? 

This panel will spark a conversation on how entrepreneurs, researchers, educators can all work together to build and catalyze ideas in the startup ecosystem.

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Kate Armstrong

Director, Living Labs, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Kate Armstrong is the Director of Living Labs at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, a research lab that builds projects and partnership models that use art and design as a mechanism for innovation and community building. In 2013 she founded Design for Startups, which works with... Read More →

Jerome Etwaroo

Associate Director, Coast Capital Savings Innovation Centre, UVic
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Ian Hand

Executive Director, SFU VentureLabs
Executive Director, VentureLabs®, SFU
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James McCartney

Makerspace Manager, BCIT
Applied Research Liaison Office, BCIT
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Janice OBriain

Director, SFU's Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection
Associate Director, Venture Connection, SFU
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Blair Simonite

Director, entrepreneurship@UBC

Thursday September 29, 2016 11:00 - 13:00 PDT