Invitation to the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series
November 12, 2009

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 you to the next BioTech themed breakfast.

James Pelot
Chief Financial Officer, ArcticDX

Discussing:
"From Bench to Box - a genetic testing biotech start-up journey"
James Pelot will speak about evolution of genetic testing over the last ten years from the perspective of a biotech start up, and how the "firming up" of business models and the understanding of the value chain in that period has created sustainable business opportunities.


Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2009
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 23, 2009
- 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: alumni@telfer.uOttawa.ca
Biography:
Mr. James Pelot
Chief Financial Officer,
ArcticDX

Mr. Pelot was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Tm Bioscience Corporation until March of 2007. Tm Bioscience (now Luminex Molecular Diagnostics) is a leader in the field of development, manufacturing and commercialization of genetic tests. From his appointment in September 2001, Mr. Pelot was responsible for the development of the Company's infrastructure, securing capital, investor relations and financial reporting. Mr. Pelot's key accomplishments include raising in excess of $75 million in funds from public, private and governmental sources; graduating the Company to the TSX from the TSX - Venture stock exchange and registering the Company as a reporting issuer in the U.S. Prior to joining Tm Bioscience, Mr. Pelot was a co-founder of a wireless internet company acquired by InfoSpace and served in various executive roles within sales, marketing and finance both there and at Nortel Networks Limited. Mr. Pelot holds a B. Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa and is a Chartered Accountant.

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