Conference Chairs

PAUL BARCLAY
Associate Professor

University of Calgary

JONATHAN VEINOT
CTO & Co-founder

Applied Quantum Materials Inc.

"On behalf of the organizing committee we look forward to welcoming you to Edmonton, Alberta in June 2022! We are delighted to present an inspiring program for this three-day event and look forward to welcoming speakers, partners, and participants from across the globe.

It will be an incredible opportunity to showcase your products, explore new market potential and ideas, and hear about the latest developments."

Program Committee

PHIL DE LUNA
Program Director, Materials for
Clean Fuels Challenge Program

National Research Council of Canada

ANDREW FUNG
Technical Team Lead - MEMS, 
Nanofabrication, Integration

CMC Microsystems

STEPHANE GAGNE
President and CEO
Ovensa Inc. and Ovensa
Innovations Inc.

KARRA-LEE GERRITS
Vice-President, Strategy and Business
Development

Protein Industries Canada

EVA HEMMER
Associate Professor 

University of Ottawa

JANE HOWE
Associate Professor 

University of Toronto

SUSHANTA MITRA
Executive Director & 
Professor
Waterloo Institute for
Nanotechnology (WIN)

JEAN-FRANÇOIS MORIN
Professor 

Laval University

DEREK OLIVER
Director, Manitoba Institute for Materials Professor
University of Manitoba

STÉPHANE RUGGERI
Advisor, Technology and Innovation 

PRIMA Québec

Organizing Committee

MARIE D’IORIO
President 

NanoCanada

COLIN DALTON
Assistant Professor 

University of Calgary

JAMES GOSPODYN
Chair of Nanotechnology Systems

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

HOOMAN HOSSEINKHANNAZER
VP Business Development 

Norcada

BRENT JODOIN
Manager, Product & Services Marketing 

CMC Microsystems

CHRIS MCLEOD
Director, Marketing & Communications 

Edmonton Global

MUSTAFA SAHIN
VP Investment & Trade 

Edmonton Global

SHOMA SINHA
Sr. Advisor,
Advanced Technologies 

Ministry of Jobs,
Economy and Innovation
Government of Alberta

STEPHANIE TROTTIER
Client Relationship Leader 

National Research Council
(NANO)

International Advisory Committee

ANTONIO CORREIA
President
Phantoms Foundation

MARK DALEY
Vice-President (Research)
CIFAR

SETH B. DARLING
Director
Center for Molecular Engineering, Argonne
National Laboratory

WAGUIH ISHAK
Chief Technologist
Corning R&D Corporation