INTERFACE Health Global Summit is the place to be to hear the world’s leading experts, innovators, disruptors and creative thinkers about the future of health. We’ve searched for the best, to give you diverse opinions, sudden insights and jaw-dropping moments.

Over the past five years more than 120 speakers shared their amazing stories in digital health, life sciences, genomics, design, nano technologies, wearables, consumer health, remote monitoring, home care for seniors, tele medicine, video games, heart and stroke innovation, cancer, crowd sourcing, social media in health, trade and investment, bio sensors, heartbeats and music, intelligent sexuality, yoga and wellness, empowered patients, and policy.

The overall theme of our conference is and always will be “THE FUTURE OF HEALTH”.

The specific 2017 theme is FUTURE HEALTH: REAL. VIRTUAL. AUGMENTED

APPLY TO SPEAK if you are a fantastic story teller, a misfit, an amazing educator, a crazy scientist or an agent of change who has an interesting and relevant story to share.

SPEAKERS INTERFACE 2017

Dr.Gordon Matheson
Dr. Gordon Matheson
Professor Emeritus
Stanford Medical School
Palo Alto
 
Diane Gromala
Prof. Diane Gromala, PhD
Canada Chair in Computational Technologies and Pain Research
Simon Fraser University
Surrey
@drgromala
Rob Peets
Rob Peets
Director
TELUS Ventures
Vancouver
@TelusHealth
Brenda Wiederhold
Dr. Brenda Wiederhold, PhD
President
Virtual Reality Medical Center
La Jolla, California & Belgium
@virtualbrenda
 
Richard Osborn
Richard Osborn
Managing Director
TELUS Ventures
Vancouver
@richrecaphealth
Liz Dickinson
Liz Dickinson
Executive Chair and Founder
MIO Global
Vancouver
@Mio_Boss
Tyler Wish
Dr. Tyler Wish
CEO
Newco
Toronto
@wishtyler
Paul Geyer
Paul Geyer
CEO
Discovery Parks Investments
Vancouver
@discoveryparks
 
Amanda Cashin
Amanda Cashin
Co-founder and Head
Illumina Accelerator
San Francisco
@illumina
Sanjay Joshi
Sanjay Joshi
CTO Healthcare and Life Sciences
H2O.ai
Seattle
@h2oai
Parminder Singh
Parminder Singh
CEO
LifeLens Technologies
Ivyland
 
Wayne Samuels
Wayne Samuels
VP Business Development
Canada Health Infoway
Toronto
@infoway
 
Aidan Scott
Aidan Scott
Founder
Speakbox
Vancouver
@speakboxca
Roham Gharegozlou
Roham Gharegozlou
Founding Partner
Axiom Zen
Vancouver / San Francisco / Santiago
@AxiomZenTeam
Charmain Crooks
Charmain Crooks
Consultant + Five Time Olympian
NGU Consultants
Vancouver
@charmainecrooks
Eric Hine
Eric Hine
Executive Producer
Archiact
Vancouver/Shanghai
@erichonline
 
Shervin Kamkar
Shervin Kamkar
Commercial Business Director
Illumina Inc.
San Diego
@illumina
Lindee David
Lindee David
CEO
Joule Inc.
Ottawa
@Joule_CMA
Jay Balmer
Jay Balmer
Co-Founder
Sessions Games
Vancouver
@SessionGames
Brad Popovich
Dr. Brad Popovich
Genomic Health Strategy Consultant
Vancouver
 
 
Sharon Terry
Sharon Terry
CEO
Genetic Alliance
Washington, DC
@sharonfterry
Scott Phillips
Scott Phillips
President
StarFish Medical
Victoria
@StarFishMedical
Allan Noordvyk
Allan Noordvyk
Executive Director of Research
CHANGE Healthcare (McKesson)
Richmond, BC
 
Evgueni Loukipoudis
Evgueni Loukipoudis
CTO/CIO Imaging, Workflow and Care Solutions
CHANGE Healthcare (McKesson)
Richmond, BC
 
 
Dr. Stefan von Rooijen
Dr. Stefan von Rooijen
CEO
Infor-Med and VisitU
Veldhoven
@B-Infor-Med
Catalina Lopez-Correa
Catalina Lopez-Correa
Chief Scientist and VP, Sectors
Genome BC
Vancouver
@GenomeBC
Dr. Eric Cadesky
Dr. Eric Cadesky
Family Doctor, President Elect
Doctors of BC
Vancouver
@drcadesky
Pascal Spothelfer
Pascal Spothelfer
President & CEO
Genome BC
Vancouver
@GenomeBC
 
Megan Griffith
Megan Griffith
Research Partnerships Promotion Officer
NSERC Pacific
Vancouver
@NSERC_CRSNG
Dr. Kenneth Tupper
Dr. Kenneth Tupper
Director of Implementation & Partnerships
BC Centre on Substance Use + UBC
Vancouver
@BCCSU
Pat Brady
Pat Brady
Director Investments
Genome BC
Vancouver
@GenomeBC
Tomer Levy
Tomer Levy
VP Strategic Portfolio Management
CHANGE Healthcare
Richmond, BC
 
 
Paul Casey
Paul Casey
Director Business Development
QHR Technologies
Kelowna, BC
@QHRTech
Dr. Cristina Damatarca
Dr. Cristina Damatarca
President
SafePharm Consulting
San Clemente
 
Kirk LaPointe
Kirk LaPointe
Editor in Chief
Business In Vancouver
Richmond, BC
@kirklapointe
Jonathan Lutz
Jonathan Lutz
VP Corporate Financing Strategy
EA
Burnaby
@EA
 
Heather Davidson
Heather Davidson
Assistant Deputy Minister
BC Ministry of Health
Victoria
 
Jonathan Woods
Jonathan Woods
Business Reporter
Vancouver
@woodswrites
Sean Lumb
Sean Lumb
Director
entrepreneurship@UBC
Vancouver
@seanlumb
Shafin Diamond Tejani
Shafin Diamond Tejani
Managing Partner
Victory Square Ventures
Vancouver
@VictorySquareVC
 
Gordon McCauley
Gordon McCauley
CEO
CDRD
Vancouver
@C_D_R_D
Brenda Irwin
Brenda Irwin
Managing Partner
Relentless Pursuit Partners
Vancouver
@irwin_brenda
Rob Kruger
Rob Kruger
Faculty Critical Care Nursing, Simulation and Innovation
BCIT Health Sciences
Burnaby
@BCITSoHealth
Paul Brownrigg
Paul Brownrigg
VP Clinical Systems Transformation and innovation
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver
 
 
Rizwan Kheraj
Rizwan Kheraj
Industry Technology Advisor
NRC-IRAP
Vancouver
@NRC_CNRC
Roger Kuypers
Roger Kuypers
Partner
Fasken Martineau LLP
Vancouver
@Fasken Martineau
Caylee Raber
Caylee Raber
Director
Health Design Lab
Emily Carr University for Art + Design

Vancouver
@EmilyCarrHDL
Dr. Mark Gorelick
Dr. Mark Gorelick
Chief Medical Officer
MIO Global
Vancouver
@MIOGlobal
 
Richard Smith
Richard Smith
Executive Director
Centre for Digital Media
Vancouver
@CentreDigiMedia
Dr. Dan Goldowitz
Dr. Dan Goldowitz
Director
Kids Brain Health Network
UBC Department of Genetics

Vancouver
 
Tom Philpott
Tom Philpott
Executive Director
Kids Brain Health Network NCE
Vancouver
 
Daniel Presnell
Daniel Presnell
VP and Creative Director
SIGNALS
Vancouver
@signalsca
 
Angela Roberts
Angela Roberts
CEO
Conquer Mobile
Surrey, BC
@conquermobile
Tyler Weiss
Tyler Weiss
Producer
IMAGE Engine Design
Vancouver
@ImageEngine