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Innovation Ambassadors Launch Event

November 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us (virtually) for the launch of our Innovation Ambassadors Program. This initiative aims to create an interconnected and supportive community of innovators across WE-Spark’s partner institutions, who are able to respond to problems within the healthcare system. Come out and learn more about our ambassadors and why innovation is important to them!


12:00pm: Opening Remarks

12:05pm: Keynote Speaker

  • Speaker: Dr. Lisa Porter, Executive Director, WE-Spark Health Institute, Professor, Biomedical Sciences, University of Windsor

12:15pm: Introducing our Innovation Ambassadors

12:25pm: Panel – Teamwork makes the dream work: Innovation through collaboration

  • Speakers:
    • Dr. Francesco Biondi, Associate Professor, Human Kinetics, University of Windsor
    • Dr. Jill Urbanic, Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor
    • Dr. Yufeng Tong, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, University of Windsor
  • Moderator:
    • Karen Metcalfe, Assistant Director, WE-Spark Health Institute

12:55pm: Closing Remarks – Preview of Future Events



November 24, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Ontario Canada