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CREATE-MIA Industrial Partner Day

CREATE-MIA Industrial Partner Day

What
  • Technical skills
  • CREATE-MIA Event
  • IP
  • Professional skills
  • industrial partners
When Mar 18, 2016
from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where McDonald Engineering MD267
Attendees Our industrial partners
All CREATE-MIA Trainees
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CREATE-MIA trainees will have the opportunity to spend the day with our industrial partners.

The first part of the day will be spent listening to presentations by the industrial partners which will touch on topics such as:

  • How the company got started and how it grew
  • Its mission statement
  • Vision for future growth
  • How the company is connected to its community (i.e. corporate social responsibility)
  • Organizational structure
  • Ongoing projects
  • Openings/projects for 2016 internships along with the skills required

After a networking lunch, students and industrial partners will break up into small groups to discuss which skills are particularly prized in the medical imaging industry.

The day will end with a group discussion. The proposed topic is the MNI’s recent announcement that work there will conform to the principles of ‘open science’ and that any results, data, software, algorithms, etc. will be made freely available at the time of publication (http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/01/montreal-institute-going-open-accel-erate-science)

The location of the event is Room 267 in the MacDonald Engineering Building (location 5 on http://virtualcampustour.mcgill.ca/en/search?keyword=macdonald)

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:30 am - 10:00 am               Haz-Edine Assemlal, NeuroRx

10:00 am - 10:30 am             Roch Comeau, Rogue Research

10:30 am - 11:00 am             Rupert Brooks, Elekta

11:00 am - 11:15 am             COFFEE BREAK

11:15 am - 11:45 am             Simon Duchesne, True Positive Medical Devices

11:45 am - 12:15 pm             Nicolas Piché, Object Research Systems

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm             Alexandre Le Bouthillier, Imagia

12:45 pm -   1:45 pm             LUNCH

1:45 pm -   2:15 pm               Jean-René Bélanger, Imeka

2:15 pm -   2:45 pm               Gal Sela, Synaptive Medical

2:45 pm -   3:45 pm               Small group discussions on sought-after skills in the medical imaging industry

3:45 pm -   4:15 pm               COFFEE BREAK

4:15 pm -   5:00 pm               Group discussion

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