Innovate Calgary Spring 2014 Speaker Series

Innovate Calgary Spring 2014 Speaker Series

Session #1: Accelerating Knowledge Translation in the Social & Clinical Sciences

Join us for a case study of LivingWorks and dive into the topics of building a company from university research, copyright & trademark protection, branding and their implications for researchers today.


Carissa Connelly, BA: Manager, Outreach, Sparkup Inc.
Patti Derbyshire, MACAM: Chair, Associate Professor, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Mount Royal University
Martin P.J. Kratz, Q.C.: Head of Intellectual Property Practice Group, Bennett Jones LLP
Richard Ramsay, MSW: President, LivingWorks Education
Jackie Sieppert, Ph.D.: Dean, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary


Ken Porter: Ph.D., Vice President, Intellectual Property Management, Innovate Calgary


MacEwan Hall Ballroom, University of Calgary


Seminars are free and open to the public – RSVP is required. Lunch is provided.

Innovate Calgary’s Speaker Series is an opportunity for interactive dialogue on technology commercialization and business incubation. Hear success stories, learn from industry experts and peers, and expand your network. Following each panel discussion, panelists and attendees are invited to join us for refreshments and networking.