Robarts Leaders in Innovation Dinner 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

London Convention Centre, 300 York Street, London, ON

Leaders in Innovation

The 2012 Leaders in Innovation Dinner will celebrate groundbreaking spinal cord research at Robarts Research InstituteLynne Weaver, Greg Dekaban, Arthur Brown, Paula Foster, and their dedicated teams have made significant breakthroughs providing new hope for improved neurological outcomes enhancing the quality of life for people living with a spinal cord injury.
Featuring Alec Baldwin - award winning actor, author and spinal cord research advocate. 

Mr. Baldwin will captivate guests just as he has for years as one of Hollywood’s most notable actors. During an on-stage conversation with Heather Hiscox, he will share special highlights of his career, and speak about his personal commitment to spinal cord research. He will also join Dr. Michael Strong, Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in a discussion focused on the pressure placed on universities to produce research findings and results, and the politics that can overlap with the research undertaken.     

Heather HiscoxHeather Hiscox, MA'87, LLD'11, will serve as master of ceremonies at what is sure to be one of the most unique events in Southwestern Ontario.

A special highlight of the evening will be the awarding of the 2012
J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine to Dr. Reggie V. Edgerton, Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology; Member, Brain Research Institute, University of California (UCLA). 

5:00 p.m.
Dinner        6:00 p.m.

Tickets are available for $250 per person or a table for 8 for $2,000. Please R.S.V.P. and purchase tickets by Monday, November 12, 2012. 

Business Attire. Cash bar.
No cameras, pictures, audio or recording of any kind.


Sponsored by:

Trudell Medica lLtd


Table Sponsors:



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