What is AIM?

A multi-university, academia-to-industry careers conference that will provide a forum for up to 200 graduate students, faculty, and industry professionals to learn from one another, discuss the future of the industry, and network. AIM is co-organized by Industry Link and the Science to Business Network.


MAJOR OBJECTIVES

  1. Expose graduate students to exciting industry career options.
  2. Discuss preparation for careers in the health science industry.
  3. Provide companies with a cost-effective platform to screen and recruit strong candidates. 

      OVERVIEW

  • Keynote addresses
  • Panel discussions 
  • Networking meals
  • Recruitment fair

Venue

The Atrium @ McMaster Innovation Park

175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, ON, L8P 0A1

The Atrium boasts an award winning design, 186,000 square feet, 5-level office, laboratory and conference facility offering collaborative space for researchers and entrepreneurs and is the commercialization hub of the park. The Atrium is home to over 40 businesses and organizations that are fostering innovation through development of new businesses, products, and research initiatives with a focus on commercialization.

 
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Conference Schedule

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

9:00-9:45 | Registration & Breakfast

9:45-10:00 | Opening & Introductions

10:00-10:45 | Keynote Address

10:45-11:30 | Panel Discussion A

11:30-12:15 | Panel Discussion B

12:15-1:15 | Networking Lunch

1:15-2:00 | Panel Discussion C

2:00-3:15 | Company Information Fair

3:15-4:00 | Keynote Address

4:00-4:30 | Closing & Gifts


Keynote SpeakerS

DR. BRUCE SEET, Ph.D, MBA Director of Medical Affairs Sanofi Pasteur, Canada    

DR. BRUCE SEET, Ph.D, MBA

Director of Medical Affairs
Sanofi Pasteur, Canada    

Bruce Seet earned a B.Sc (Honours human physiology) and Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology) from Western University (London, Canada), followed by a post-doctoral research fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital (Toronto). He later completed his MBA (part time) at the Rotman School of Management (Toronto). Following a decade of research in academia, Dr. Seet joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in 2006 and held a variety of roles in Medical Affairs, Marketing, Policy and Market Access and Reimbursement and supported a range of therapy areas such as vaccines, oncology and other specialty care products. He is currently a Director, Medical Affairs at Sanofi Pasteur Canada. Among his volunteer work, he guest lectures at the Rotman School of Management, serves on the Research Management Committee and the HQP Development Committee for BioCanRx, an NCE that accelerates the development of biotherapeutics for cancer treatment, and is the President and founder of the Science to Business Network (S2BN).

 

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PANELISTS


Participating Companies 


Sponsors

Gold

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Silver

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Bronze

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Interested in sponsoring this event? Please contact us here to learn more about the various sponsorship packages. 


Conference Team

Chitman Josan Events Manager

Chitman Josan

Events Manager


REGISTRATION

Early bird registration is on now until January 31st, 2018.

Regular registration will be from February 1st - March 3rd, 2018.

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Graduate Student - $5 (Early Bird); $10 (Regular)

Academic Faculty/Staff - $20 (Early Bird); $40 (Regular)

Industry Professional - $20 (Early Bird); $40 (Regular)