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Discovery 2010: Speakers

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

David J. McFadden, QC

Chair of the Board

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Co-Host

Dr. Tom Corr

President and CEO

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Co-Host

The Hon. John Milloy

Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation

Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Andrew Abouchar

Partner

TechCapital Partners

Elevator Pitch

Dr. Suhayya Abu-Hakima

President & CEO

Amika Mobile Corporation

Student Oral Competition

Colin Andersen

President and CEO

Ontario Power Authority

Competition Awards

Peter Annan

President
Sensors & Software Inc.

Student Oral Competition

Debbie Baxter

Vice President, Chief Sustanability Officer
Loyalty One

Leadership Collaboration for a Green Economy

Dr. Tim Bender

Professor, University of Toronto

Solar Energy - Ontario Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Solar Technology

Marc Boismenu

General Motors Canada

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Andrew Bowerbank

Officer

EC3 Initiative

Leadership Collaboration for a Green Economy

David Butler

President and COO

Global Vehicle Systems

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Bill Cairns

Chief Scientist

Trojan Technologies

Water is Our Future

John Campbell

President and CEO

Waterfront Toronto

Sustainable Communities

Peng-Sang Cau

President

Transformix

International Best Practices

Mark Chamberlain

President & CEO

Trivaris Ltd.

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-up Pitch

Cara Clairman

Vice President, Sustainable Development

Ontario Power Generation

Plug N Drive

John Cobourn

Managing Director

XPV Capital

Water is Our Future

Sean Conway

Special Advisor to the Principal (External Relations)

Queen's University

Connections Competition

Suzanne Corbeil

Director, Global Outreach

Perimeter Institute

Connections Competition

Bernadette Corpuz

Senior Associate, National Energy and Infrastructure Industry Group, Gowlings

Grid 2020: A Smart Grid Vision for Ontario

David Crow

Platform Strategy Advisor

Microsoft Corporation

Discovery DemoCamp

Michael Curry

Managing Partner

Investeco

Elevator Pitch

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO

Zerofootprint

Zerofootprint Building Re-skinning Awards Update

Dr. Sara Diamond

President

The Ontario College of Art & Design

A Mobile Future

Dr. James (Jamie) Doran

Business Development Manager

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Student Connections Competition

April Dunford

Founder, Principal Consultant

Rocket Launch Marketing

Discovery DemoCamp

Mayor Karen Farbridge

Mayor of Guelph

Sustainable Communities

Rick Findlay

Vice-Chair, Board of Directors

Canadian Water Network

Water is Our Future

Ron Freedman

CEO

Innovation Atlas Inc.

Spatial World - Measuring to Manage Sustainably

Jean-Claude Gavrel

Associate Vice President

NSERC, Networks of Centres of Excellence Division

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-up Pitch

Brent Gilmour

Vice President, Urban Solutions

Canadian Urban Institute

Spatial World - Measuring to Manage Sustainably

Matt Golden

Partner

BlackBerry Partners Fund

A Mobile Future

Dr. Paul Guild

Professor, Management Sciences

University of Waterloo

International Best Practices

Toby Heaps

President

Corporate Knights

Sustainable Communities

Andy Hind

Principal

Ascent Consulting

Individualized Healthcare: Bridging the Gap

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President

MaRS Innovation

International Best Practices

Jennifer Holmes

Project Manager

Royal Canadian Mint

Olympic Medals and Innovation at the Royal Canadian Mint

Dr. Darlene Homonko

Executive Director

GHBN

Student Oral Competition

Pat Horgan

Vice-President

Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM Canada Ltd.

Spatial World - Measuring to Manage Sustainably

Angella Hughes

President, CEO and Director

Xogen Technologies Inc.

Water is Our Future

Jane Jantzi

Director, Business Development

Deloitte

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-up Pitch

Krista Jones

Advisor and Practice Lead, Information and Communication Technology, MaRS

The Top Myths that Mislead Entrepreneurs

Bryan Kanarens

Managing Director, IAF

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Elevator Pitch

Lucy Keating

Partner

Commexus

Student Oral Competition

Colin Kelleher

President

Kelleher Financial Inc.

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-up Pitch

Dr. Rafael Kleiman

Professor and Canada Research Chair, McMaster University
Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Solar Power

Robert Koturbash

Managing Director

Maple Leaf Angels

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-up Pitch

Joanne Kviring

Executive Director

Physicians Services Foundation

Connections Competition

Dr. Paul Lem

Founder

Spartan Bioscience

Individualized Healthcare: Bridging the Gap

Dr. Larry Leonardi

Medical Device Sector Coordinator

Institute for Biodiagnostics, NRC

Individualized Healthcare: Bridging the Gap

Dr. Xianyao Li

Chief Research and Development Officer

Royal Canadian Mint

Olympic Medals and Innovation at the Royal Canadian Mint

Ryan Little

Principal

Rocksteady Investments

Financing Innovation

Peter Mabson

President

exactEarth

Spatial World - Measuring to Manage Sustainably

Scott MacDonald

Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures Solar Energy - Ontario Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Solar Technology

Juan Macias

General Manager

GE Digital Energy

Grid 2020: A Smart Grid Vision For Ontario

John MacRitchie

Director, Business Development

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Discovery Democamp

Dr. Hadi Mahabadi

Vice President and Director

Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Student Connections Competition

Deborah Martin-Downs

Director, Ecology Division

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Water Is Our Future

Murray Mason

President

Operations Expertise Group

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Tony Mason

Managing Partner

AJM Technology Consulting

Individualized Healthcare: Bridging the Gap

John McCulloch

Advisor, Life Sciences and Health Care, MaRS

The Top Myths that Mislead Entrepreneurs

Greg Merlihan

General Manager

Karma Canada

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Paul Mertes, MBA, P. Eng.

Volunteer Advisor

Cleantech Practice, MaRS

The Top Myths That Mislead Entrepreneurs

Mayor David Miller

Mayor of Toronto

Sustainable Communities

Shun Mishima

Executive Director

NTT DOCOMO (Japan)

A Mobile Future

Nicolas Morgan

Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Morgan Solar

Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Solar Power

Paul Murphy

President & CEO

Independent Electricity System Operator

Smart Grid

Tofy Mussivand

Director & CEO

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Individualized Healthcare: Bridging the Gap

Dr. Marc Nantel

Director, Business Development

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Student Oral Competition

Dr. Jatin Nathwani

Chair, Waterloo Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE)

University of Waterloo

Is the Ontario Grid Plug-in-Ready for Electric Vehicles?

Dragan Nerandzic

Chief Technology Officer

Ericsson Canada Inc.

A Mobile Future

Michael Nobrega

President & CEO

OMERS

Financing Innovation

Jonathan Norman

Director - Transmission and Distribution Policy, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

Grid 2020: A Smart Grid Vision for Ontario

Tom Odell

Technology Planning Manager, Chevrolet Volt Product Manager

General Motors Canada

Plug N Drive

Steve Paikin

Journalist, Broadcaster, Author

Speaker, Moderator, Emcee

Keynote Speaker

David Pamenter

Partner, Business Law

Gowlings

Financing Innovation

Nicholas Parker

Executive Chairman

CleanTech Group

Water is Our Future

Dave Pascoe

Vice President

Magna International Inc.

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Mike Pedersen

Group Head, Corporate Operations

TD Bank Financial Group

Leadership Collaboration for a Green Economy

Scott Pelton

VP, Investments

Growthworks

Elevator Pitch

Courtney Pratt

CEO

Toronto Region Research Alliance

A New Reality in Manufacturing

Tony Redpath

Vice President, Partner Programs

MaRS

The Top Myths that Mislead Entrepreneurs

Don Roberts

Vice Chairman, Renewable Energy and Clean Technology

CIBC World Markets Inc.

Financing Innovation

Renato Romozzi

Project Engineer

Royal Canadian Mint

Olympic Medals and Innovation at the Royal Canadian Mint

George Ross

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Research and Innovation

Deputy Minister of Consumer Services

Financing Innovation

Dr. Henri Rothschild

President & CEO

ISTP Canada

International Best Practices

Dr. Ted Sargent

Professor

University of Toronto

Ontario Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Solar Power

Dr. Molly Shoichet

Professor, Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

University of Toronto

Student Connections Competition

Ted Simpson

General Manager

Philips Lighting Canada

Leadership Collaboration for a Green Economy

Bob Singh

Manager of Assets

HydroOne

Plug N Drive

Dr. Ian Smith

Director General

Institute for Biodiagnostics, NRC

Student Oral Competition

William Smith

Senior Vice President, Energy Sector

Siemens Canada Ltd.

Smart Grid Vision for Ontario

Larry Sollecito

Vice President – Smart Grid

GE Energy Services

A Smart Grid Vision for Ontario

Dr. Richard Sommer

Dean, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

Zerofootprint Building Re-skinning Awards Update

Jeanette Southwood

Principal, Global & Canadian Sustainable Cities Leader

Golder Associates Ltd.

Sustainable Communities

Damien Steel

Vice President, Venture Fund

Edgestone Capital

Elevator Pitch

Jeffrey Steiner

Principal

GPEX Capital Ltd.

Elevator Pitch

Lloyd Switzer

Vice President

Telus Canada

Spatial World - Measuring to Manage Sustainably

Laurnet Tainturier

President

BASF Canada

Leadership Collaboration for a Green Economy

Dominic Talalla

Partner

Trellis Capital

Elevator Pitch

Farhan Thawar

VP Engineering

Xtreme Labs

Discovery DemoCamp

Dr. Mario Thomas

Managing Director, CCR

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Ontario's Next Top Young Entrepreneur

John Wood

Executive Director

Automotive Partnership Canada

Plug N Drive

Steve Wozniak

Co-Founder

Apple Inc.

Keynote Speaker

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