Speaker Date Topic
5:00pm Evening meeting @ GFL Enviromental Apr 18, 2019 5:00 PM
Facility Tour and Recycling/Waste Management.
Facility Tour and Recycling/Waste Management.

This is an opportunity to raise our awareness about how to do a better job of recycling. We will meet at GFL (formerly Carney’s) at 5:00 p.m. for a tour of the waste management facility and learn how our recycling efforts can help or hinder the reduction of waste. Please note, participants must not wear open-toed shoes.

Following the tour, we will meet for a 6:00pm dinner at Pepe's Chophouse on Tantalus Road (behind the Independent Grocer). Menu is à la carte.

12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Apr 25, 2019
Dr Jocelyne Lapointe: Medical Imaging in BC, Then and Now
Dr Jocelyne Lapointe: Medical Imaging in BC, Then and Now

Jocelyne Lapointe has over 30 years of experience in clinical Neuroradiology at the Vancouver General Hospital, including a five-year term as Head of the division of Neuroradiology in the department of Radiology at the University of British Columbia.

In addition to her teaching and clinical duties, Jocelyne made major contributions to the functional design of the original VGH Neuroradiology section, opened in 1979, and to the new Radiology department, opened in 1999. Because of this expertise, in 2005 she was asked to work with Vancouver architects on the concept plans for the Korle-Bu Neuroscience Centre to be built in Accra, Ghana, under the guidance of the Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation. Her talk will include:

  • How imaging started ( plain x-rays and fluoroscopy)
  • How various organs are imaged 
  • Imaging and computers: CT scan, MRI and 3D Ultrasound 
  • What is Nuclear medicine (i.e radioisotopes, PET scans)
  • Interventional procedures  or the radiologist as a therapist. 
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub May 23, 2019
Dr Ross Brown: “a history of trauma care in the Sea to Sky and the current state of change”.
Dr Ross Brown: “a history of trauma care in the Sea to Sky and the current state of change”.

Dr. Ross Brown is a practicing general surgeon and trauma surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital, Provincial Medical Director of Trauma Services, and Regional Medical Director- Trauma Vancouver Coastal Health. He is a Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, UBC and also an Associate Medical Director of the Canadian Forces Trauma Training Centre. MORE.