Day 1 – Tue, Oct 1
Emily Carr University of Art + Design – The Reliance TheatreWeb version
Centre for Digital Media – The HangarWeb version
Day 2 – Wed, Oct 2
Telus Garden – The Flex Room, 5th Floor Web version
Day 1 INTERFACE COMMUNITY - Tuesday, October 01 (8:00am - 3:00pm)
Time EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN - THE RELIANCE THEATRE
The agenda may change without notice.
8:00 - 8:45

Doors Open / Breakfast / Networking
Visit / Tour 1 of Emily Carr (30 min.)

8:45 - 9:00

Welcome to Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Michael Bidu, CEO, INTERFACE Health
Dr. Gillian Siddall, President and Vice-Chancellor

9:00 - 9:50

Can ART humanize technology?
What’s human about technology?
Maria Lantin - Basically Good Media Lab
Indigenous tech future now
Loretta Sarah Todd - IM4 (Indigenous Matriarchs) Lab
Leave fingerprints
Michael Dowding - Atomic Cartoons

9:50 - 9:55

Video: Hello Ninja! a new Netflix Series by Atomic Cartoons

9:55 - 10:15

ART chat
Christopher Bennett - Vancouver Film School
Jennifer McCarron - Atomic Cartoons
Maria Lantin - Basically Good Media Lab

10:15 - 11:15

Can TECHNOLOGY build meaningfulness, resilience or speed?
How to build meaningfulness into your medical device
Vanessa Julia Carpenter - FORCE Design
Reclaiming agency through virtual resilience training
Andy Hartzell - Google
Can prototype thinking help you learn 10X faster?
Olivia Wong - Senior Partner, Prototype Thinking Labs

11:15 - 11:30 Break/Coffee/Networking
11:30 - 12:10 Can HUMOUR, INNOVATION and SIMULATION make healthcare better?
Robots, creativity and dealing with depression
Armin Mortazavi - UBC Continuing Professional Development
1 needle Vs. 100: technology that lessens pain is the future of healthcare
Naomi Van Halteren - Luna VR
Disrupting over 400 years of surgical education: innovating on the shoulders of Moore’s law
Dr. Danny Goel - Precision OS Technologies
12:10 - 12:15 Video patient experience using VR
12:15 - 12:30 PATIENT experience
Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health
Addison Lawson and Vanessa Van Halteren
A five year old girl wants to help other children by sharing her story and recent patient experience
A nurse turned tech entrepreneur wants to use VR to help you deal with needle phobia
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Break / Networking
Visit / Tour 2 of Emily Carr (30 min.)
1:30 - 2:15 Can Education, humanize technology?
How extending and augmenting the classroom can provide meaningful connection
Dr. Claudia Krebs - UBC Medicine
Co-creation: How to develop effective and inclusive technology
Sylvain Moreno - Digital Health Circle/AGE-WELL
Humanizing technology: responsibility in modern healthcare
Judy Illes - Neuroethics Canada UBC
2:15 - 2:45 RESEARCH Chat
Richard Smith - Centre for Digital Media
Dr. Robert McMaster - Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Joy Johnson - SFU
Celeste Martin - Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Judy Illes - Neuroethics Canada UBC
2:45 Closing Day @ Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Continue at The Centre for Digital Media / The Hangar

Day 1 INTERFACE COMMUNITY - Tuesday, October 01
Time CENTRE FOR DIGITAL MEDIA - THE HANGAR (3:00pm - 7:00pm)
The agenda may change without notice.
3:00 - 3:25

Doors Open / Exhibition / Networking

3:25 - 3:30

Welcome to The Centre for Digital Media (CDM)
Richard Smith and Dennis Chenard
CDM Videos

3:30 - 4:00

FAST Pitch: Looking for Talent, Partners or Money
Emily Carr Health Design Lab
Centre for Digital Media
W21C University of Calgary
Digital Health Circle
Ayogo Health
Virtuleap
VistaCan
PHEMI Systems

4:00 - 5:00

Can INNOVATION + MONEY make health care better?
Value for money in healthcare
Gene McDonald - Medtronic Canada
Can investment make healthcare better?
Balaji Gopalan - MedStack
Investments with a healthy return
Natalie Dakers - Accel-Rx
Hallmarks of healthcare innovation
Rich Osborn - TELUS Ventures

5:00 - 5:25

INVESTMENT Chat
Kirk LaPointe - Business In Vancouver
Rich Osborn - TELUS Ventures
Natalie Dakers - Accel-Rx
Dr. Adam Gazzaley - Jazz Venture Partners

5:30 - 7:00

Networking Reception @ THE HANGAR / Exhibition


Day 2 INTERFACE IDEAS - Wednesday, October 2 (9:00am - 4:30pm)
Time TELUS GARDEN - THE FLEX ROOM, 5th Floor
The agenda may change without notice.
9:00 - 9:30

Doors Open / Registration / Networking / Exhibition

9:30 - 9:40

Welcome to INTERFACE Ideas
Michael Bidu, INTERFACE Health

9:40 - 10:20

Keynotes: Can VR + VIDEO GAMES humanize technology?
Virtually better: lessons learned using VR in clinical practice
Dr. Brennan Spiegel - Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre
VR, prescription video games and the brain: a vision of the future of brain health
Dr. Adam Gazzaley - UCSF, Akili Interactive Labs, Jazz Venture Partners

10:20 - 10:50

KEYNOTES Chat
Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health
Dr. Brennan Spiegel - Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre
Dr. Adam Gazzaley - UCSF, Akili Interactive Labs, Jazz Venture Partners

10:50 - 11:05

Break

11:05 - 11:20

Can PATIENTS make health care human again?
What if we could create and offer a mindset that recovery is an adventure?
Sarah Hamilton - Patient Voices Network

11:20 - 11:25

Videos

11:25 - 12:00

PHYSICIANS & PATIENTS Chat
Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health
Dr. Brendan Byrne - Wellness Garage
Sarah Hamilton - Patient Voices Network Brain Health
Jim Mann - Patient Advocate Alzheimer’s

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch Break / Networking / Exhibition

1:00 - 1:20

Can DIGITAL HUMANS make health care better?
1st Humanitarian revolution: digital humans in healthcare
Marie Johnson - Centre for Digital Business
Live from Canberra, Australia

1:20 - 2:10

Can VR + VIDEO GAMES make health care human again?
How new digital technologies can humanize stroke rehabilitation
Dr. Thiago Bassi - PhD Student SFU
VR for the aging population
Amir Bozorgzadeh - Virtualeap
Humanizing digital health: dynamic tailoring, behavioral phenotyping, serious play
Michael Fergusson - Ayogo

2:10 - 2:25

Videos / Break

2:25 - 2:55

COMMERCIALIZATION Chat
Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health
Garth Smith - Ontario Brain Institute
Fred Rego - Rick Hansen Institute

2:55 - 3:40

Can TECHNOLOGY make health care human again?
Hyper-personalisation in digital healthcare: How human will apps become?
Dr. Bechara Saab - Mobio Interactive
Using patient data to drive change in healthcare
Karina Hayat - PRIZM Media
Who owns my data? (and why isn’t me?)
Scott Morrison - PHEMI Systems

3:40 - 4:15

DIGITAL HEALTH + DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS Chat
Natalie Dakers - Accel-Rx
Ohad Arazi - TELUS Health
Dr. Bechara Saab - Mobio Interactive
Kevin Appelbaum - Better Therapeutics
Elliott Stone - Alavida

4:30

Closing Day @ TELUS Garden. Thank you & see you in 2020!


NOTICE: The Agenda subject to change without notice.