Jun 22
9:00 - 3:00 PST
PROGRAM VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
EQUAL ACCESS
9:00 - 9:15

Welcome | Opening Remarks

Michael Bidu, INTERFACE Health, Vancouver
9:15 - 9:35

Talk | Virtual Health Saved The Patients (But Not The Docs)

Rena Tabata, Co-founder and CEO, ShareSmart, Calgary
9:35 - 10:00

Round Table | Access to Women’s Healthcare: Two Points of View

Heidi Worthington, President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Christine Von Raesfeld, Founder & CEO, People with Empathy, San Francisco
Michael Bidu, Founder & CEO, INTERFACE Health
10:00 - 10:20

Fireside Chat | How does obesity affect women’s health?

Dr. Katherine Saunders, Co-founder, Intellihealth, New York
Michael Bidu, Founder & CEO, INTERFACE Health
10:20 - 10:40

Networking Break | Meet in Virtual Rooms

10:40 - 11:00

Talk | Do Women Founders Need To Present Like Men To Get Funding?

Dr. Roxie Mooney, CEO & Health Strategist, Best Selling Author, Greater Orlando
11:00 - 11:30

Round Table | Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Insights

Anna Chan, CEO, Founder, Impact Investor, my Momentum, Vancouver
Danika Kelly, Co-founder & CEO, My Normative, Calgary
Dr. Roxie Mooney, CEO & Health Strategist, Best Selling Author, Greater Orlando
11:30 - 11:50

Fireside Chat | Access to Women’s Health in Africa

Pauline Egan, Director, Writer, Producer, COO, FACE Africa, Los Angeles
Michael Bidu, Founder & CEO, INTERFACE Health
11:50 - 12:05

Talk | New Research Insights Into Fertility and Menopause

Benjamin Smarr, Assistant Professor, UCSD Bioengineering & Data Science University of California, San Diego
12:05 - 12:40

Round Table | Access to Money, Money, Money

Shelley Kuipers, Co-founder & Co-CEO, Investor, The 51, Calgary
Julia Elvidge, Co-founder, SheBoot, Ottawa
Suzanne Grant, Executive Director, Capital Angel Network, Ottawa
12:40 - 1:00

Networking Break

1:00 - 1:10

Talk | Access to Funds and Programs for Women Entrepreneurs

Purnima Tyagi, Director, Centennial College WIMTACH, Greater Toronto
1:10 - 1:40

Round Table | Access to Brain Health, Mental Health and Wellness for Women

Parisa Sabetian, Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Novela Neurotech, Toronto and San Francisco
Christa Studzinski, Manager Partnerships, Ontario Brain Institute, Toronto
Ethan Cohen, Partnerships and Operations Lead, Ontario Brain Institute, Toronto
1:40 - 2:00

Talk | How Can We Use Virtual Reality To Support Women's Mental Health?

Alexandra Kitson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tangible Embodied Child-Computer Interaction Lab, SFU, Vancouver
2:00 - 2:40

Round Table | VR to Wearables: Bridging Gaps in Women's Healthcare

Dr. Diane Gromala, Distinguished Professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Founding Director, Medical User Experience Institute. Founding Director, Pain Studies Lab. SFU, Vancouver
Bhairavi Warke, Researcher, Pain Studies Lab, SFU, Surrey
Tim Kagiri, Researcher, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, SFU, Surrey
Michael Bidu, Founder and CEO, INTERFACE Health, Vancouver
2:40 - 3:00

Fireside Chat | What Do Women Entrepreneurs Need To Know To Lead and Succeed in High Tech?

Susan Paley, CEO, DropLabs, Operator, Advisor, Board Member, Investor, Los Angeles
Michael Bidu, Founder and CEO, INTERFACE Health, Vancouver
3:00

Closing and Good bye!

See you at Networking Reception 5:00-7:00pm PST

NOTE

Agenda subject to change without notice. Please follow news, alerts, changes @interfacehealth #womensummit2022