Conferences & Events

To date, Orpyx® has enthusiastically attended, or confirmed attendance at the following conferences. We would love to connect! If you're attending and/or participating at one of these events, and would like to schedule a face-to-face chat, please contact us through our Twitter handle @orpyxinc, or via e-mail.

Dean's Public Talks - Creating the Future of Health
An evening of education and entertainment at the Cumming School of Medicine. 
May 15, 2015
Libin Lecture Theater
Calgary, Alberta

The Western Foot & Ankle Conference
This event provides educational opportunities to benefit all those in the medical profession who extend their care to the foot, ankle and lower leg structures area.
June 15, 2015
Disneyland Hotel & Convention Center
Anaheim, California


 AWE: Icons of Alberta, Leadership Series
A full-day event dedicated to building the leadership capacity of women in Alberta.
April 16, 2015
Hotel Arts
Calgary, Alberta

DFCon 2015
Join our lunch symposium on Saturday March 21, 2015!
March 29-21, 2015
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Hollywood, California

Dose of the Valley
Designed to connect Canada's most promising biopharma, medical device and healthIT companies with key players in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
February 3-4, 2015
Genetech Hotel
San Francisco, California

NY Podiatric Conference
The Clinical Conference is NY's premier event for podiatrists and healthcare professionals.
January 23-25, 2015
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, New York

Desert Foot
The annual high-risk diabetic foot conference honouring federal services healthcare professionals.
November 19-20, 2014
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Phoenix, Arizona

The world forum for medicine, MEDICA is the world's largest medical trade fair.
November 12-15, 2014
Messe Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf, Germany

Emerging Medical Technologies Summit
Top medical device VC and business development executives from the medtech industry will be in attendance of this meeting.
November 11-12, 2014
Sofitel Hotel 
San Francisco, California

Exponential Medicine
This conference brings together top experts to inform medical services leaders how technology is impacting healthcare and medicine.
November 9-12, 2014
Hotel Del Coronado
Coronado, San Diego

Business of Wound Care
This initiative provides information, education, and networking support for entrepreneurs, scientists, and investors within wound and diabetes care.
October 16, 2014
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada

Diabetic Limb Salvage
Highly regarded as one of the world's finest limb salvage events, DLS brings together the most eminent lower limb specialists for an unforgettable meeting.
October 9-11, 2014
JW Marriott 
Washington, DC 

Banff Venture Forum
Canada's premier financing event is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America.
September 24-25, 2014
Fairmont Banff Springs
Banff, Alberta 

Tech Showcase
Technology and competition take centre stage at Innovate Calgary's annual Tech Showcase, one of Calgary's largest tech sector events showcasing some of the city's most innovative, early-stage technology companies.
September 11, 2014
Alastair Ross Technology Centre
Calgary, Alberta 

World Innovation Day
The first World Innovation Day, "Innovation for Health" Competition, a pioneering initiative to promote innovation in health, is at the vanguard of healthcare and medical science.
August 28-29
Campus Biotech
Geneva, Switzerland 

Grow Conference
Grow is an experiential playground exploring the future of growth, innovation and entrepreneurship.  This year, over 1000+ attendees will explore how a connected world will impact society, innovation, business, our privacy and lives.
August 20-22
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler 
Whistler, British Columbia

International Running Symposium 
As a part of Dr. Benno Nigg's retirement festivities, 20 of the most influential running experts in the world will speak at the Symposium.
August 14-17
Hyatt Regency
Calgary, Alberta

MedCity CONVERGE provides the most accurate picture of the future of innovation by gathering decision makers from every sector to debate the challenges and opportunities of the industry.
July 15-16, 2014
Downtown Sheraton
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

NCHA Summer Meeting - Innovation Breakfast
The North Carolina Hospital Association (NCHA) represents more than 130 hospitals promoting improved delivery of quality and affordable healthcare through leadership, advocacy, information and education.
July 18, 2014
The Marriott Resort and Spa
Hilton Head, South Carolina

2014 AWE Leadership Summit

This event is for women entrepreneurs and business leaders.  This year's theme is courage, character, commitment, connect, communicate, collaborate.
May 14, 2014
BMO Center
Calgary, Alberta

Mobile Monday YYC
Designed as a mix between education and networking, Mobile Mondays are a chance for those in the mobile ecosystem to connect, learn and share with each other.
June 2, 2014
Ceili's Irish Pub
Calgary, Alberta

Technovation Challenge
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary is taking part of the Technovation Challenge to get female students interested in the technology sphere.   
May 3, 2014

University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta

Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association - National Conference
The Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association is a non-profit organization of orthopaedic professionals.  The yearly conference is full of latest research, innovation, networking and fun!
May 4-7, 2014
Hyatt Regency 
Calgary, Alberta

The Diabetic Foot Global Conference is the premier international, interdisciplinary diabetic foot conference in North America.
March 20-22, 2014
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Hollywood, California

MPDP Tech Showcase
This half-day event is to showcase the 20 companies participating in the MPDP program and is also an opportunity to connect with key industry players, partners and decision makers.
March 26, 2014
Hotel Fairmont MacDonald
Edmonton, Alberta

University of Calgary Leadership Exchange
Dr. Breanne Everett will be participating on the "Leaders in Healthcare" panel at the University of Calgary's Leadership Exchange.  This event is one power-packed day that brings student and community leaders together.
February 8, 2014
MacEwan Conference Center
Calgary, Alberta

International CES
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.
January 7-10, 2014
The Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada

Cyber Summit
The 2013 Cyber Summit will feature keynote speakers describing the potential of technologies and how innovation can come from the most unexpected places.
November 27-28, 2013
The Banff Center
Banff, Alberta

MEDICA is the world's largest medical marketplace annually organized in November in Dusseldorf, Germany.
November 20-23, 2013
Dusseldorf Fairgrounds
Dusseldorf, Germany

Zymetrix-BOSE 2nd Annual User Group Meeting
The user group will highlight the latest developments in testing technologies and will be a forum for information sharing about innovative biomaterials and engineered tissue testing systems and methods.
November 5, 2013
University of Calgary, MacEwan Ballroom
Calgary, Alberta

W21C Innovation Academy
The W21C Innovation Academy is a business pitch competition in the style of Dragon’s Den™ where participants showcase their novel and creative strategies that have the potential to stimulate significant change related to innovations in health care and health systems delivery.
November 12, 2013
University of Calgary, Foothills Campus
Calgary, Alberta

Plastic Surgery 2013
Plastic Surgery 2013 is a first-class scientific meeting where attendees receive the latest info and education on what's new and exciting in the industry.
October 11-15, 2013
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel
San Diego, California

AdvaMed 2013
AdvaMed is the leading MedTech conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment.
September 25-25, 2013
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

Calgary Neuropathy Association: Education/Support Group
The Calgary Neuropathy Association meets once a month to provide education, interactive discussion and peer support for people living with Neuropathy and Neuropathic pain.
September 18, 2013
Northmount Baptist Church Hall
Calgary, Alberta 

APMA: The National
The APMA Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) is a foot and ankle conference for podiatric medical professionals.  
July 21-25, 2013
The Venetian/ The Palazzo Congress Center & Sands Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada 

CONVERGE gathers decision makers from every sector to debate the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
July 9-10, 2013
converge-summitHyatt at the Bellevue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Analytics, Big Data, and the Cloud II
Analytics, Big Data, and the Cloud II is a conference that addresses emerging innovations, business issues and Analytics applications for users and suppliers.
May 15, 2013
analytics-bigdata-cloudDelta Bow Valley
Calgary, Alberta 

Home Care & Hospice LINK
Home Care & Hospice LINK is a venue to learn about innovative thinking, new products and best practices.  
June 4-6, 2013
Chicago, Illinois 

Student Entrepreneurship: Opportunities & Challenges
Join us at Innovate Calgary's Speaker Session #1 for a panel discussion with a group of current and former student entrepreneurs as they discuss the resources, opportunities and challenges in the path to entrepreneurship.
March 14, 2013
Innovate-Calgary-Student-entrepreneurshipMacEwan Hall Ballroom, University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta

Chic Geek: The IT Factor
Come out and celebrate Calgary's women in technology!  The Chic Geek is dedicated to increasing diversity in Calgary's hi-tech and start-up community by educating, engaging and empowering women.
February 25, 2013
Chic Geek:The IT FactorMelrose on 17th
Calgary, Alberta

Medical Innovations Summit 2013
The medical innovations programme at the Royal Society of Medicine was established in 2008. Since then the Society has hosted over 85 briefings given by speakers from all over the world. This Summit maintains the momentum established at previous briefings and summits. 
February 16, 2013
Medical Innovations Summit 2013The Royal Society of Medicine
London, England 

eHealth Innovation Summit
The Canadian Consulate General in New York is inviting Canadian Health IT (HIT) companies to submit their proposal to attend the 4th eHealth Innovation Summit in Philadelphia on November 28th 2012. The program’s goal is to foster partnerships between Canadian Health IT companies, U.S. Hospitals and Health Insurers to accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions. 
November 26-29, 2012
eHealth Innovation SummitProgram TBD
New York, Philadelphia 

Diabetes Technology Meeting
The meeting’s goal is to assemble technology developers and users to facilitate creation of new and cost-effective tools—including an artificial pancreas—to help people with diabetes. 
November 8-10, 2012
Diabetes Technology MeetingBethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Bethesda, Maryland

Health Tech Symposium
Digital health is viewed as one of the solutions to delivering health care effectively and efficiently in the future. This full-day event is designed to explore current and future applications of information and communications technology in the field of healthcare delivery, such as mobile health and electronic health records.
November 7, 2012
Health Tech SymposiumDelta Edmonton Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

Skin and Wound Care Innovations Symposium: Taking Ideas to Launch
Keynote presenter, David Knighton MD, is one of the world's leading authorities on wound healing, an accomplished surgeon, an award-winning entrepreneur and author of The Wisdom of the Healing Wound. Local companies successful in launching new wound care products will highlight their discovery process. Networking and educational opportunities will be available with vendors hosting trade booths. 
October 22, 2012
Skin and Wound Care Innovations SymposiumMount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta

Banff Venture Forum 2012
Banff Venture Forum, Canada's premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community. 
October 4-5, 2012
Banff Venture Forum 2012Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff, Alberta

2012 ANT+ Alliance Symposium
ANT has become a world leader in ultra-low power wireless networking solutions. ANT represents the technology behind many world class products and innovative developments in the wireless sector. Both the SurroSense Rx and the SurroGait Rx use the ANT+ wireless protocol. The ANT+ Alliance Symposium is a chance to network with companies in the technology sector using the same protocol. 
September 25-28, 2012
ANT+ Alliance SymposiumDelta Lodge at Kananaskis
Kananaskis, Alberta

Microchip MASTERs Conference
Now in its 16th consecutive year, Microchip’s MASTERs Conference has become the premiere technical training conference for embedded control engineers. Engineers can choose from classes about Microchip’s products as well as general embedded control topics such as motor control, power supply design, lighting control, communication protocols like USB and TCP/IP, C programming, graphic display technologies, touch sense methods and analog system design.
August 8-11, 2012
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

2012 BIO International Convention - The Global Event for Biotechnology
The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends affecting the industry.
June 18-21, 2012
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
2012 BIO ConventionBoston, Massachusetts

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. This year, Orpyx co-founder Breanne Everett was invited as a keynote speaker. 
May 25, 2012
Telus Spark Science Centre
TEDx YYCCalgary, Alberta

TEC VenturePrize - Dinner & Awards Celebration
TEC Edmonton is a business accelerator, helping smart people transform smart inventions into smart businesses. TEC VenturePrize, the Alberta-wide business plan awards program from TEC Edmonton, has announced Oroyx as one of the three finalists for its 10th annual student competition. The winner will be determined at the 10th Annual TEC VenturePrize Dinner and Awards Celebration. 
April 26, 2012
TEC Edmonton - Venture PrizeShaw Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

The Diabetic Foot Global Conference
DFCon Brings Together the Entire Diabetic Foot Team for Three Days of Remarkable Education by a Stellar International Faculty.
March 15-17, 2012
Global Diabetic Foot ConferenceLos Angeles, California

Life Sciences & Healthcare Venture Summit 2012
A select group of 50 Top Innovators from the life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare IT sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Corporate Investors, and Strategic Partners.
March 28, 2012
Life Sciences & Healthcare Venture Summit 2012Digital Sandbox
New York City