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The Rising Tide of Innovation in our Pacific Ocean Economy
November 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+0
COVID-19 has reminded us that we can be disrupted by events around us — or we can disrupt ourselves. In this compelling presentation, innovation thought leader and Silicon Valley native Rick Rasmussen explores why entrepreneurial ecosystems, like the newly established Centre of Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST), are needed to drive high-value, sustainable economic prosperity in Pacific Canada.
Introduction: Ryan Price, News Director, CFAX 1070
Moderator: Rick Rasmussen – Industry Fellow and Lecturer, UC Berkeley
Donald Grant, Executive Director, Ocean Startup Project
Melody Pardoe, Chief Engagement Officer, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster
Emilie de Rosenroll, Startup CEO, COAST, and CEO, South Island Prosperity Partnership
Jack MacDonald, Head of Innovation and Technology, Babcock Canada
Scott Dewis, Co-Founder, Race Rocks 3D