Celebrating 8 Years of Interface Summit



2018 The Brain-Machine Connection

Dr. Giuseppe Riva Dr. Giuseppe Riva: Professor and neuroscientist from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore from Milan shares his views on The Neuroscience of VR
Geordie Rose Geordie Rose: The CEO of SANCTUARY.ai gives us a glimpse into the future of "syncs" or artificial humans
Dr. Allison Sekuler Dr. Allison Sekuler: As VP Research at the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation: "How technology adds years to our lives"
Prof. Yoshua Bengio Prof. Yoshua Bengio: A unique virtual presence from Montreal by one of the world's top minds in A.I. and Deep Learning
Dr. Walter Greenleaf Dr. Walter Greenleaf: VR in medicine pioneer talks about Stanford Human Interaction Lab on how VR/AR will transform healthcare
Dr. Victoria Lee Our audience: Dr. Victoria Lee, CEO of Fraser Health and audience are fascinated about the inspiring talks

2017 Future health. Real. Imagined. Virtual.

Dr. Tyler Wish Dr. Tyler WishHow institutional thinking put the kibosh on a start-up’s ambitious plan to sequence 100,000 genomes
Diane Gromala, PhD Diane Gromala, PhDConquering pain with digital health and virtual reality
Visitor tries VR Visitor tries VRDiscovers how cutting edge software by Precision OS leads to better orthopaedic procedures.
World's Best Innovator Award World's Best Innovator AwardTop three winners of INTERFACE Health Challenge X 2018 receive their coveted 3D printed awards
Dr. Gordon Matheson Dr. Gordon MathesonIs technology simply another top-down approach to behaviour modification?
Casual Networking Casual NetworkingBuilding relationships, meeting the right partners, talking business

2016 Imagine. The future of health.

Steven Rechtschaffner Steven RechtschaffnerA creative leader shows how to turn ideas and products into unforgettable experiences
Participant trying VR Participant trying VRA healthcare professional discovers how DeepStream VR eases chronic and acute pain.
Alan Winter Alan WinterFrom the space program to genomics: how convergence is driving the future
Charmaine Crooks Charmaine CrooksThis five-time Olympian reveals how digital technologies are changing the games – for athletes and for fans.
International panel International panelA savvy team of innovation experts from Denmark, Canada and the US share their ideas about changing healthcare
John Nosta John NostaWorld's #1 digital health influencer gets ready for a live exchange from New York – "Einstein vs. Blockchain"

2015 Your body. The next interface.

Guests having a good time Guests having a good timeDean Prelazzi and Louise Turner enjoying a break at the INTERFACE Summit
Dave Chase Dave ChaseHealth Rosetta and the Trillion Dollar Disruption
INTERFACE Experience INTERFACE ExperienceMichael Bidu and Parminder Singh enjoying themselves a the Summit
Champion of #IHCX2015 Champion of #IHCX2015Michael Bidu and Chris Langdon congratulate Ashifi Gogo from Sproxil, Boston
Judges of #IHCX2015 Judges of #IHCX2015Judges introduced at the grand finale of our first-ever INTERFACE Health Challenge X in 2015.
Vanessa Carpenter Vanessa CarpenterDanish designer demonstrates body sensors and rapid prototype development methodology

2014 Future of health: The undiscovered consumer.

Attendee trying prototype Attendee trying prototypeInteractive workshops engage guests in the whys and hows of rapid prototype development.
Charles Michael Yim Charles Michael YimMichael Bidu presents the INTERFACE "Best Startup Story" Award to the founder of San Francisco’s Breathometer
Engaging conversations Engaging conversationsGenome BC's management team enjoys a break
Awesome networking Awesome networkingA cancer researcher talks with a big data entrepreneur about the future and potential of digital health in cancer research and treatments
Dr. Gautam Gulati Dr. Gautam GulatiMeet the CMO of Physicians Interactive, Washington, DC
Lynda Brown-Ganzert Lynda Brown-GanzertThe CEO of Curatio enjoys a break in the beautiful foyer at Vancouver Convention Centre West

2013 The future of health. Get inspired.

Andrew Wilkinson Andrew WilkinsonMichael Bidu presents our official INTERFACE t-shirt to BC’s Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens Services
Sharon McIntyre Sharon McIntyre"I love, love, love INTERFACE" says the CMO of Chaordix, Calgary
Punit Dhillon Punit DhillonThe CEO of Oncosec Medical is pioneering new technologies to fight cancer using immuno-therapy
Mexican Delegation Mexican DelegationStartups in Mexico City and Monterey are making big strides in telemedicine and digital health games for treating addiction
B2B Marketplace B2B MarketplaceA BC physician and entrepreneur meets a BC government health official
Dr. Eric Topol Dr. Eric TopolDigital health leader encourages INTERFACE founder Michael Bidu to continue his work in Canada and worldwide
Dr. Martin Dawes Dr. Martin DawesAre genomics important in family medicine? You bet, says the head of UBC’s Family Practice
Jean Francois Pariseau Jean Francois PariseauHow BDC Canada supports Canadian entrepreneurs in mobile health
Cheryl Kellond Cheryl KellondMeet the Silicon Valley CEO of a health and wellness wearable startup for women