This event provided graduate-level scientists and trainees in Ottawa and those HQPs attending the Canadian Immunization Conference an opportunity to better understand career opportunities in immunization and public health. The Ottawa Chapter of the Science to Business Network (S2BN; www.s2bn.org) in partnership with Canadian Association for Immunization Research and Evaluation (CAIRE) and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) hosted a panel discussion and networking event around the theme of “Career Opportunities in Immunization and Public Health”. Over 45 participants attended this event.
The objectives of the panel discussion were to:
· Provide an overview of the Canadian trends and current issues around immunization.
· Discuss the career paths of a panel of professionals working in public health, government, and industry.
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Heart & Crown (Byward Market), 67 Clarence St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5P5, Canada
6:30 - 7:00 – Registration
7:00 - 8:00 – Panel Discussion
8:00 - 9:00 – Networking
Event Objective: To provide trainees and high-qualified personnel an opportunity to better understand career opportunities in immunization, public health and industry.
Format: A one-hour panel discussion with 4 panellists (David Willer - GlaxoSmithKline; Maria Baca-Estrada - Health Canada; Chandni Sondagar - Canadian Public Health Association; Beate Sander - Population Health Economics Research (PHER), Toronto General Hospital Research Institute) who provided an overview of the immunization landscape and their career journeys.
Moderated/Hosted by Dr. Bruce Seet (S2BN Canada, President and Founder).