Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series Invitation
November 10, 2008

Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series

Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series

Micheál J. Kelly, Dean, Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and John Reid, President, CATAAlliance are pleased to welcome our guest speaker:

Paul Lem, M.D
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Spartan Bioscience Inc.

Discussing:
"Biotech entrepreneurship: How to succeed faster"

Paul Lem will explore these three topics: (1) The Theory of Disruptive Innovation, (2) Ready, Fire, Aim, (3) How to assemble an "A" team.

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Time: 7:00 a.m. Coffee and networking
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Presentation
Location: Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building, room 4101 4th Floor
55 Laurier E.,
Ottawa ON
K1N 6N5
(“Pay and Display” parking available under Desmarais Building)
OC Transpo: Laurier Station
Cost: $30 per person
$20 for uOttawa students and alumni and CATA members
RSVP: Before November 13, 2008
- Register early. Seats are limited.
Registration: Register online: http://www.alumboutique.ca/ Click English, Events, Ottawa Area Events
(Payable in advance by MasterCard, Visa, cash or cheque.) No-shows will be billed. Substitutions are allowed at any time.
Contact Us: Tel.: (613) 562-5800 x 2396
Fax: (613) 562-5332
Email: briere@telfer.uOttawa.ca

About Paul Lem
Chief Executive Officer & Founder:

Paul brings to Spartan his diverse background in clinical medicine, molecular biology research, and biotech entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Spartan, Paul was VP Product Management at DNA Genotek, where he led commercialization of the Oragene™ DNA collection device. Prior to that, he raised venture capital and started up Plexagen Diagnostics to commercialize his invention of a universal multiplex PCR technology. Paul holds a B.Sc. in Human Biology from the University of Toronto and a Medical Degree from the University of Ottawa.

About Spartan Bioscience

Founded in 2005, Spartan Bioscience Inc. is a privately-held molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, and markets DNA analyzers for on-demand applications. The company is focusing on applications where rapid and convenient DNA testing is particularly important, such as low-throughput research experiments and non-batched testing for infectious diseases.

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