- Friday public keynote (see Registration FAQ for standby ticket information): The Role of Gender in Science Communication panel discussion, with Moderator Dr. Jennifer Gardy (Senior Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control, and recurring guest host for Daily Planet on the Discovery Channel) and panelists:
- Bob McDonald (Host of CBC Radio One's Quirks and Quarks);
- Dr. Carin Bondar (Host for Discovery International and blogger for Scientific American); and
- Cam Cronin (Public Programmer, HR MacMillan Space Centre).
- Dr. Roberta Bondar (the world's first neurolgist in space and Canada's first female astronaut).
- Anna Tudela (Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary, Goldcorp Inc.).
- Dr. Amiee Chan (CEO, Norsat).
- Conference session topics include Entrepreneurship, Job Searching (Academic and Industrial), Mentorship, Work/Life Balance, and Networking
- Conference presenters include company CEOs and managers, university professors, and career coaches.
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