Ontario Virtual Medical Isotopes Mission 2021 to the U.S.
Business Program

9:15 AM – 12:55 PM

Conference: Unleashing Partnerships & Collaboration Opportunities in Medical Isotopes

9:15 AM – 9:20 AM

Opening Remarks

James Scongack
Chair of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC)

9:20 AM – 9:25 AM

Welcome Remarks by Minister Fedeli, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

9:25 AM – 10:15 AM

Panel 1: Research and Development: A discussion about opportunities for collaboration and translation activities to support and advance the medical isotope sector.

Moderator: Marie – Claude Gregoire, Head of Directorate, Isotopes, Canadian Nuclear Labs

  • Marie-Claude Gregoire
    Head of Directorate, Isotopes, Canadian Nuclear Labs
  • Susan Hogle
    Radioisotope Portfolio Manager, Oak Ridge National Labs
  • Andrea Armstrong
    Research Scientist, McMaster University
  • Steve Biegalski
    Chair of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics Program at Georgia Institute of Technology

10:15 AM – 11:05 AM

Panel 2: Medical Isotope Production: A discussion on irradiation and enrichment capabilities

Moderator: Terry Campkin, Sr. Manager, Materials and Inventory, OPG

  • James Harvey
    Chief Science Officer at NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes
  • Maia Ingram
    Program Manager, Isotopes & Business Development, Bruce Power
  • Matt Sanford
    Associate Director, Products and Services, MU Research Reactor
  • Terry Campkin
    Sr. Manager Materials and Inventory, OPG

11:05 AM - 11:10 AM

Remarks by Minister Smith, Ministry of Energy (MoE)

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Panel 3: Medical Isotope Processing: A discussion on the post irradiation handling of medical isotopes to support patients – facilities and capabilities

Moderator: Kathryn Hayashi, CEO, TRIUMF

  • Martyn Coombs
    President, BWXT
  • Ira Goldman
    Vice President, Global Public Policy and Government Relations, Lantheus
  • Kathryn Hayashi
  • Jehanne Gillo
    Director, Facilities and Project Management Division, Department of Energy

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

Panel 4: Reactor, Supply Chain & Support Services Opportunities: A discussion on the supporting medical isotope ecosystem from isotopes to radiopharmaceuticals

Moderator: Joe McCann, Chief Executive Officer, Point Biopharma

  • Travis Besanger
    Technical and Business Director, Isogen
  • Joe McCann
    Chief Executive Officer, Point Biopharma
  • Bud Albright
    President and CEO, United States Industry Council
  • Phil Sharpe
    VP, Innovation and Special Projects at Studsvik Scandpower
  • Jim Wilson
    Global Director of Materials Management Eckert and Ziegler Isotope Products

12:50 PM – 12:55 PM

Closing Remarks by Brian Fehrenbach, Director of Business Development and SMR Supply Chain Development, Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI)