The Third Atlantic RE$EARCH MONEY Conference:
Investing for Economic Sustainability
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland
June 3, 2009

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Conference Program
June 3, 2009

8:00-8:30 Registration and breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome and opening remarks
Jeffrey Crelinsten and Mark Henderson, Co-publisher and Managing Editor, Research Money

8:45-9:30 Opening Keynote
Jerry Byrne, CEO, DFB Group
9:30-10:30 Panel 1: Research Collaboration and Regional Business Successes
Jock English, President & CEO, InteliSys Aviation Systems
Derrick Rowe, Chairman, Marport Deep Sea Technologies
Michael Scott, President, Precision Biologic Inc
Moderator: Glenn Janes, CEO, Research and Development Corporation
10:30-10:45 Networking Break
10:45-11:30 Featured Keynote: Paul Mills, VP, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Atlantic Canada’s More Innovative Economy – A Work in Progress
11:30-12:30 Panel 2: Building an Applied Research Infrastructure
David Finn, President, Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada
Marli MacNeil, CEO, BioNOVA
Leslie O’Reilly, Executive Director, OceansAdvance
Moderator: David Shindler, Executive Director, Springboard Atlantic Inc.
12:30-14:00 Lunch and Networking Break
14:00-15:00 Panel 3: Entrepreneurship and business building
Marcel Gervais, President, DDx Health Strategies Inc
Stephen Hartlen, VP, Mentoring, InNOVAcorp
Nancy Mathis, Founding Executive Director, G. Wallace F. McCain Institute
for Business Leadership, UNB
Moderator: Douglas Robertson, Director of Innovation Policy and Research Projects, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
15:00-15:45 Closing Keynote: Noel Botha, Founder and Partner, Orion Innovations, U.K
Lessons in Success for International Innovation
15:45-16:00 Conference Close
Ron Freedman, Co-publisher, Research Money
16:00-17:30 Reception

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