SPEAKERS INTERFACE 2019

Brennan Spiegel
Dr. Brennan Spiegel
Director of Health Services Research, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Los Angeles
@BrennanSpiegel
Adam Gazzaley
Dr. Adam Gazzaley
David Dolby Distinguished Professor Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry - UCSF
Founder & Executive Director Neuroscape
Co-Founder & Chief Science Advisor Akili Interactive Labs

San Francisco
@adamgazz
Judy Illes
Dr. Judy Illes
CM, Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics
Director Neuroethics Canada UBC
Vancouver
@NeuroethicsUBC
Danny Goel
Dr. Danny Goel
CEO
Precision OS
Vancouver
@PrecisionOSVR
 
Joy Johnson
Joy Johnson
VP Research & International
SFU
Vancouver
@drjoyjohnson
Vanessa Julia Carpenter
Vanessa Julia Carpenter
Designer for Meaningfulness
FORCE Design
Copenhagen
@DVInteractive
Maria Lantin
Maria Lantin
Director
Basically Good Media Lab
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Vancouver
@drmarypop
Loretta Todd
Loretta Todd
Cree. Metis. Director. Writer.
Indigenous Matriarch 4 (IM4) VR AR XR Lab
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Vancouver
 
Sylvain Moreno
Sylvain Moreno
Neuroscientist. Researcher. CEO.
Digital Health Circle
Surrey
Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson
Humanitarian. Disruptor. CEO.
Centre for Digital Business
Canberra
@mariehjohnson
Michael Fergusson
Michael Fergusson
Entrepreneur. CEO. Philanthropist.
Ayogo
Vancouver
@fergusson
Dr. Claudia Krebs
Dr. Claudia Krebs
Anatomist. Educator. VR Enthusiast.
UBC Medicine
Vancouver
@krebs_claudia
 
Dr. Brendan Byrne
Dr. Brendan Byrne
Medical Director
Wellness Garage
White Rock
@ByrneWolf
Natalie Dakers
Natalie Dakers
President & CEO
Accel-Rx
Vancouver
@NatalieDakers
Rich Osborn
Rich Osborn
Managing Partner
TELUS Ventures
Vancouver/Montreal
@RichOsbornVC
Naomi Van Halteren
Naomi Van Halteren
Co-founder and CEO
Luna VR
Vancouver
@Naomi_VanH
 
Amir Bozorgzadeh
Amir Bozorgzadeh
Co-founder & CEO
Virtuleap
Lisbon
@whiteboxamir
Andy Hartzell
Andy Hartzell
Senior UX Designer
Google
Mountain View
@andrewhartzell
Jennifer McCarron
Jennifer McCarron
CEO
Atomic Cartoons
Vancouver
@atomiccartoons
Ohad Arazi
Ohad Arazi
Chief Strategy Officer & VP
TELUS Health
Vancouver
@TELUSHealth
 
Garth Smith
Garth Smith
Director Industry Relations
Ontario Brain Institute
Toronto
@OntarioBrain
Fred Rego
Fred Rego
Director Commercialization
Rick Hansen Institute
Vancouver
@fredrego
Dr. Bechara Saab
Dr. Bechara Saab
Co-founder, Chief Scientist, CEO
Mobio Interactive
Toronto/Zurich
@beshsaab
Karina Hayat
Karina Hayat
President & Co-founder
Prizm Media
Vancouver
@PrizmMedia
 
Richard Smith
Richard Smith
Director MDM
SFU/Centre Digital Media
Vancouver
@CentreDigiMedia
Balaji Gopalan
Balaji Gopalan
Co-founder & CEO
MedStack
Toronto
@BalajiGopalan73
Sarah Hamilton
Sarah Hamilton
Patient Advocate
Patient Voices Network
Vancouver
@womeninityvr
Michael Dowding
Michael Dowding
Series Director
Atomic Cartoons
Vancouver
@atomiccartoons
 
Scott Morrison
Scott Morrison
CTO
PHEMI Systems
Vancouver
@KScottMorrison
Olivia Wong
Olivia Wong
Partner
Prototype Thinking Labs
San Francisco
@prototype_labs
Dr. Thiago Bassi
Dr. Thiago Bassi
Neurosurgeon
PhD Student

SFU
Vancouver
@neurobassi
Kevin Appelbaum
Kevin Appelbaum
Co-founder & CEO
Better Therapeutics
San Francisco
@Better_Tx
 
Armin Mortazavi
Armin Mortazavi
Science Cartoonist
UBC Continuing
Professional Development

Vancouver
@UBCCPD
Dr. Gillian Siddall
Dr. Gillian Siddall
President & Vice-Chancellor
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Vancouver
@SiddallGillian
Christopher Bennett
Christopher Bennett
Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School
Vancouver
@CiBennett
Celeste Martin
Celeste Martin
Dean Faculty of
Design + Dynamic Media
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Vancouver
@CelestMartin
 
Gene McDonald
Gene McDonald
Director Integrated Health Solutions
Medtronic Canada
Toronto
@MedtronicCA
Elliot Stone
Elliot Stone
CEO & Cofounder
Alavida
Vancouver
@elliotwstone
Dr. Robert McMaster
Dr. Robert McMaster
VP Research
Vancouver Coastal Health
Research Institute

Vancouver
@VCHResearch
Kirk LaPointe
Kirk LaPointe
Editor-in-Chief
Business In Vancouver
Vancouver
@kirklapointe