Building Biotech - Exploring Opportunities

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Event Summary

The Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) is delighted to kickoff our 2012-2013 season in celebration of National Biotechnology Week with our Annual Building Biotech Event.  This year, with Building Biotech: Exploring Opportunities, we hope to introduce students to careers in established pharmaceutical companies across Canada. Join other enthusiastic students and network with industry professionals, while gaining insight in career development from an exciting keynote speaker in a relaxing, professional environment.

This event is an excellent opprotuntiy to hear about upcoming advancements in the field of biotechnology, as well as gaining tools and knowledge about building your own path to a future in science industry. We are excited to welcome Alan Van Der Wee, VP Sales of Pfizer Canada Inc. who will present a keynote address.


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Time

Program

Speaker / Moderator

 6:00-7:00

Registration/ Networking Reception 

7:00-9:00 Opening Remarks,
Dinner 
& Keynote Speaker 
Allen Van Der Wee, VP Primary Care Sales & Business Solutions, Pfizer
 9:00-10:00  Networking Reception  

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About

Building Biotech is a semi-formal event at the beautiful Hyatt Regency hotel. Students will have the opportunity to learn about building a successful career in biotech, while networking with industry professionals and other enthusiastic students in an intimate dinner situation. Come relax and enjoy a three-course dinner and drinks while hearing about new and exciting developments in biotechnology.

The SBN is excited to present our keynote address from Alan Van Der Wee, the Vice President of Primary Care Sales and Business Solutions at Pfizer Canada Inc. Alan will discuss his journey from a background in science, to a successful career at Pfizer, to help students gain valuable tools into finding your path into science industry.

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Time and Location

Date: September 17, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Place: Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Dress: Semi Formal


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What to Expect

  • An opportunity to gain knowledge of tools and resources available to students looking to build networks as they begin their careers.
  • Opportunities to hear about new and exciting developments in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
  • Personal stories and viewpoints from the VP Sales of Pfizer, a major staple in Pharmaceutical Industry.
  • A chance to network with industry leaders.
  • Round table mentorship – a chance to be seated with and receive valuable advice from SBN mentors.
  • A three course plated dinner and networking drinks.

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Speakers

Alan Van Der Wee, Vice President of Sales, Pfizer Canada Inc

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Mentor Biographies

Are you interested in a particular area of biotech, or a particular company in Vancouver?
As an SBN member, get a networking advantage by finding out which mentors will be at Building Biotech: Inspiring Innovators and Building the Bioeconomy.

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