Impact Health Summit 2017
Between April 3rd and 7th, hundreds of Healthcare investors, startups, enterprises and policymakers convened for Toronto’s first ever Health Innovation Week!
Our Opening Summit included a day full of inspiration, ideas & innovation as industry leaders & key stakeholders collided at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for exciting discussions on accelerating our ecosystem to drive innovation, company and job creation. The event brought our cluster together in our collective, ongoing efforts to drive better outcomes for patients, and create Health + Wealth in the region.
Barry Smith, CEO, MTCC
Dr. Shafiq Quaadri, MPP
Paul LePage, President, Telus Health
Ilse Treurnicht, CEO, MaRS Discovery District
|8:30 AM||Guest Keynote
John Nosta – Digital Health Thought Leader
|9:20 AM||Panel #1 | Success stories 2016: Latest and greatest successes from the Toronto region HHS cluster
Brian Ellacot, CEO, Laborie
|10:50 AM|| Panel #2 | Hurdles, Opportunities and Global best practices for building a healthcare innovation ecosystem
Jackie Oldham, Director, Health Innovation Manchester
Travis McCready, CEO, Massachussetts Life Sciences Center
Stephan Larson, CEO, Northern Biologics
Peter Pekos, CEO, Dalton Pharma
Linda Maxwell, Executive Director, BMZ, PhysicianModerator: Ross Wallace, Principal, Santis Health
Brian Bloom, Co-Founder Bloom BurtonModerator: Ella Korets-Smith
|12:50pm||Special Remarks: Minister of Health
The Minister of Health Dr. Eric Hoskins will be making remarks about Ontario’s evolving health innovation system.
|1:00pm||Panel #3 | Policy and priority setting in Healthcare + Economic Development
Bill Charnetski, Ontario Chief Innovation Strategist
Vivek Goel, VP Research and Innovation, UofT
Julia Brown, VP, Janssen Canada (JLABS)
Salim Teja, EVP Venture Services, MaRS
Greg Wootton, ADM, MEDG, Research, Science and Strategy DivisionModerator: Jamison Steeve, CEO Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity
|2:15pm||Keynote: Patient Perspective
Lisa Machado, CML Network
Elaine Campbell, Executive Team, TO Health!
|3:00pm||Roundtables and Tours
Digital Health Roundtable sponsored by Canada Health InfowayModerator: Glenn Lanteigne, CEO, Tetonic Advisory Services
|MedTech Crawl Think Research, Synaptive, MuseHosted by Epic Capital|
|TOHealth! HHS Board Meeting w/special guest invitations|
|5:00pm|| THIW Welcome Reception
More About Toronto Health Innovation Week
The Inaugural Toronto Health Innovation Week brings the global health innovation community to Toronto to make deals, create partnerships and network with the leaders in the sector. Other feature events during the week include RESI on MaRS 2016, Canada’s largest early stage Healthcare investment showcase, Singularity University Canada Global Impact Challenge, MEDEC’s medical device annual conference as well as tours and receptions.
For more information visit: www.healthinnovationweek.ca