ten summers ago... June 2011 ISSUE
SBN Executive Team 2010-2011


Celebrate a decade of SBN's success at our Networking Soiree on June 23. Register Today!

It seems SBN execs are busy blogging! Follow Jonathan Ip's journey through law school and read about Jennifer's questions regarding her future with a biochemistry degree.

Career Q & A

Anthony Fejes is no ordinary PhD candidate. With his MSc degree barely completed, he became the first ever Chief Scientific Officer at ZymeWorks. Read about his exciting, young career in life sciences here

Company SpotlightCDRD

Discover how one BC institution is helping to commercialize technologies developed within academic institutions here

In The News


SBN Soiree

June 23 | 6:00pm
Petley Jones Gallery

Meet industry professionals in the sector of life sciences, put your networking skills into action and create great contacts. Celebrate SBN's 10 year Anniversary with a casual evening of networking with SBN mentors and sponsors over cocktails and appetizers. And take in the beauty that surrounds you in the Petley Jones Gallery, which displays a variety of historic and contemporary North American works.




15th Annual Salmon BBQ
June 8 | Cecil Green Park House

LifeSciences BC

Held each June at the scenic Cecil Green House, LifeSciences British Columbia's Annual Salmon Barbeque has become one of our most popular events. It offers members of our life sciences community the chance to come out and enjoy a great meal in the company of peers in a breathtaking setting - and without the formality of a sit-down banquet. Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be streamed live during the Salmon BBQ.


The Art of Marketing
June 9 | Vancouver Centre for Performing Arts

BC Innovation Council

This a one-day conference features five internationally renowned bestselling authors and leaders, who will share an exciting mix of cutting edge thinking and real world experience on today's most critical marketing issues. Speakers include: Guy Kawasaki, Gary Vaynerchuk, William Taylor, Mitch Joel and Avinash Kaushik. The Art of Marketing will provide a clearer understanding of how marketing has changed, what role it now plays in the buying decision, its impact on your business and ultimately how the consumer views, interacts and positions your brand in a crowded marketplace.

Get involved

Numerous volunteers opportunities are available at the BC Cancer Agency. More info here


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