IGNITE: Securing the Future of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

The Westin Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario
Monday, June 20, 2022

IGNITE: Securing the Future of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research will bring together academic leaders from Canada’s stem cell and regenerative medicine community for a one-day, in-person event focused on research security and building scientific excellence through inclusivity and diversity.
This event is by invitation only and is for principal investigators funded by the Stem Cell Network.


7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
(Governor General Ballroom)
9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
(Provinces Ballroom)
Welcome & Opening
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
(Provinces Ballroom)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Maria Millan, CIRM
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
(Quebec Foyer)
Coffee & Networking
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(Provinces Ballroom)
Research Security Panel
Moderator: Jennifer Weese, Stem Cell Network
• CSIS risk briefing
• ISED overview of research security issues
• University of Toronto presentation on implementation
Q&A / discussion

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
(Governor General Ballroom)
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
(Provinces Ballroom)
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
Creating Inclusive Excellence Through Inclusive Leadership
Dr. Imogen Coe, Ryerson University
Ana Sofia Barrows, Intact Financial Corporation

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Informal networking / downtime
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(Governor General Ballroom)
Closing Reception & Dinner

We ask all participants to register for this event in advance. There are several important questions included in the registration process that require your personal response, so we ask you to complete the registration process yourself by Wednesday, April 27.

Visit the Registration Desk upon your arrival at the event to sign-in and collect your name badge.

To register click here.


IGNITE is presented by the Stem Cell Network