Are you looking for a global-focused Volunteer Opportunity to learn from some of the greatest entrepreneurial and scientific minds in the world?

Major innovation from some of the world’s top researchers, policymakers and thought leaders are yours to tap into all in one (digital) room as the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship hosts the R & D Management Symposium - a virtual symposium to debate, discuss and propose action on how the world can better enable impactful science innovation.  

With powerful keynote speakers from MIT and Duke University, alongside researchers from all over the world, this Symposium promises to ignite your curiosity and promote discussion surrounding what innovation really means for health care systems, new technologies, government infrastructure, business collaboration and much more!

Entrepreneurially-minded volunteers interested in assisting with the digital operations of the event get a front row to some of today’s brightest minds and solution seekers. Students or Individuals who are interested in exploring SFU’s entrepreneurial mindset are preferred but all are welcome.

Key dates to be available:

  • Training: July 30th (Time TBA)
  • Event: Aug 4th and 5th (7am - 12pm) for both days
  • Virtual Workshop: TBD (We will discuss some of the highlights from the conference)

There will also be a short survey to fill in after the event.

If you or someone you know is interested in being a volunteer for 1 or both days, please contact Ben at