BC Cancer’s interdisciplinary Summit provides education, professional development and unique relationship-building opportunities for oncology professionals from all specialties and disciplines.

Keynote Speaker

Sam Goodwin is an inspirational speaker and author of Saving Sam, who survived being wrongfully accused of espionage and taken hostage in Syria in 2019. His remarkable journey of survival and resilience demonstrates the extraordinary power of the human spirit, inspiring audiences worldwide. Learn more about Sam Goodwin.

Summit Faculty

Ruby Gidda, RN
  • Co-chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Executive Director, BC Cancer – Abbotsford
  • Provincial Professional Practice (Nursing & Allied Health)
  • Co-Chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer – Surrey
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Heena Vadgama
  • Co-Chair, BC Cancer Summit
  • Project Manager
  • BC Cancer