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Disruption to Innovation: B.C.’s Shifting Natural Resources Sector
November 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+0
From e-com and automation to AI and quantum computing, we’ve entered an age of deep technological disruption that leaves no sector — even the primary industries — untouched. In this high-energy panel, learn about recent business trends and how B.C.’s traditional natural resources sector is embracing many technological disruptions to increase resilience, profitability and sustainability.
Introduction: Raghwa Gopal, CEO, Innovate BC
Moderator: Gerri Sinclair, BC’s Innovation Commissioner
John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Orlando Rojas, Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair, Scientific Director Bioproducts Institute
Mike Williamson, President & CEO, Cascadia Seaweed
Jay Milroy, Director of Product Management, LlamaZOO