National
and international experts



Joel Dudley
Joel Dudley, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Center for Precision Wellness; Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences , Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Connecting Precision Medicine to Precision Wellness towards a systems understanding of health and disease


Patrick J. Cashman
Patrick J. Cashman
President and General Manager , Lundbeck Canada

Conference title – Coming soon


Bruce Kinon, Lundbeck LLC
Bruce J. Kinon, M.D.
US Therapeutic Area Head – Psychosis, Clinical Research , Lundbeck LLC

The Current Status of Drug Development in CNS Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities


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Pierre-Carl Michaud
Professor of Economics, School of Management of Université du Québec à Montréal and Chairholder of the Industrial Alliance Research Chair on the Economics of Demographic Change

Future Longevity and Population Health Improvements: An Economic Perspective


Yvonne van Amerongen
Yvonne van Amerongen
Executive for Quality & Innovation , De Hogeweyk and Oversingel, part of the Vivium Care Group

De Hogeweyk, the Care Concept – Living life as usual with an advanced dementia


Luc Boulay
Luc Boulay, Ph.D.
Sr. Clinical Research Scientist , Eli Lilly Canada

Lilly’s Innovation Driven Strategy


Charles River Laboratories Sherbrooke / Sherbrooke Research Centre on Aging / University of Sherbrooke

Drug Development and Autonomy, two strengths of the Estrie Region


Fiona Fitzgerald
Fiona Fitzgerald
National Zone Leader, Life Science , GE Healthcare Canada

Innovation at GE Healthcare


Steve Arless
Steven G. Arless, MBA
CEO , Soundbite Medical

The Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur


Murali Gopalakrishnan Abbvie
Murali Gopalakrishnan, Ph.D., MBA
Senior Director and Head, Search & Evaluation Neuroscience , AbbVie

Horizons in Neurodegenerative Diseases: Role of Partnerships


Karsten Russell-Wood
Karsten Russell-Wood, MBA
Global Director of Business Development , Philips Hospital to Home

Transforming Data into Actionable Knowledge: Methods and Applications to Support Population Health


Jennifer Chan Merck Canada
Jennifer Chan
Vice President, Policy & External Affairs , Merck Canada

Believing in strong partnerships


Panel « Aging of the population: opportunity or threat? »

This panel will present different points of view from specialists around the world.

Panelists :

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Moderator – Rémi Quirion, OC, PhD, CQ, FRSC
Chief Scientist of Québec
Carine-Boonen
Carine Boonen
Coordinator , Flanders' Care (Belgium)
Susanne Iwarsson
Susanne Iwarsson, Ph.D.
Professor and Holder of Mary and Seved Ribbing’s professorship in gerontology and care for older people , Lund University (Sweden)
Lewis A. Lipsitz
Lewis A. Lipsitz, MD
Director, Institute for Aging Research , Hebrew SeniorLife (USA)
Judith Phillips
Judith Phillips
Professor of Gerontology and Director of the Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences , Swansea University (Wales)