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
Time EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN - THE RELIANCE THEATRE (8:00am - 3:00pm)
The agenda may change without notice.
8:00 - 8:45

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

8:50 - 9:00

Welcome to Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Dr. Gillian Siddall, President and Vice-Chancellor
Videos/Digital Art

9:00 - 10:10

Talks #1: Can ART humanize technology?
Maria Lantin - Basically Good Media Lab
Armin Mortazavi - UBC Continuing Professional Development
Loretta Sarah Todd - IM4 (Indigenous Matriarchs) Lab
Michael Dowding - Atomic Cartoons

10:10 - 10:30

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

10:30 - 10:35

Videos / Break

10:35 - 11:05

Talks #2: Can DESIGN humanize technology?
Vanessa Julia Carpenter - FORCE Design
Andy Hartzell - Google

11:10 - 11:35

DESIGN chat
Sara Bailey - Mika Creative
Vanessa Julia Carpenter - FORCE Design
Andy Hartzell - Google

11:35 - 11:45

Videos / Break

11:45 - 12:00

Meet Addison and Naomi
Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health
A child and a nurse turned VR entrepreneur want to make health care better

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch Break / Networking
Visit / Tour 2 of Emily Carr (30 min.)

1:00 - 2:10

Talks #3: Can RESEARCH humanize technology?
Dr. Sylvain Moreno - Digital Health Circle/AGE-WELL
Dr. Claudia Krebs - UBC Medicine
Dr. Thiago Bassi - PhD Student SFU
Dr. Judy Illes - Neuroethics Canada UBC

2:10 - 2:40

RESEARCH Chat
Dr. Richard Smith - Centre for Digital Media
Dr. Joy Johnson - SFU
Dr. Celeste Martin - Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Dr. Judy Illes - Neuroethics Canada UBC

2:40 - 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 - 3:30

Doors Open / Exhibition / Networking

3:30 - 3:40

Welcome to The Centre for Digital Media
Richard Smith and Dennis Chenard
CDM Videos/Digital Art

3:40 - 4:00

FAST Pitch: Looking for Talent, Partners or Money
Emily Carr Health Design Lab
CDM
W21C University of Calgary
Ayogo Health
VistaCan
PHEMI Systems

4:00 - 4:20

Can PROTOTYPE THINKING help you learn 10X faster?
Olivia Wong - Senior Partner, Prototype Thinking Labs

4:20 - 4:50

Talks #4: Can INVESTMENT make health care better?
Rich Osborn - TELUS Ventures
Natalie Dakers - Accel-Rx

4:50 - 5:20

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 @ THE HANGAR / Entertainment / Exhibition


Day 2 INTERFACE IDEAS - Wednesday, October 2
Time TELUS GARDEN - THE FLEX ROOM, 5th Floor (9:00am - 4:30pm)
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
Video from INTERFACE Health

9:40 - 10:20

Keynotes: Can VR + VIDEO GAMES humanize technology?
Dr. Brennan Spiegel - Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre
Dr. Adam Gazzaley - UCSF, Neuroracer, 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, Neuroracer, Akili Interactive Labs, Jazz Venture Partners

10:50 - 11:00

Videos / Break

11:00 - 11:15

Talks #5: Can PATIENTS make health care human again?
Sarah Hamilton - Patient Voices Network

11:15 - 12:00

PHYSICIANS & PATIENTS Chat
Dr. Kendal Ho - VGH/UBC Medicine
Dr. Brendan Byrne - Wellness Garage
Sarah Hamilton - Patient Voices Network
Jim Mann - Patient Advocate Alzheimer’s

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch Break /Networking / Exhibition

1:00 - 1:20

Talk #6: Can DIGITAL HUMANS make health care better?
Marie Johnson - Centre for Digital Business
Live from Canberra, Australia

1:20 - 2:20

Talks #7: Can VR + VIDEO GAMES make health care human again?
Naomi Van Halteren - Luna VR
Amir Bozorgzadeh - Virtualeap
Dr. Danny Goel - Precision OS Technologies
Michael Fergusson - Ayogo

2:20 - 2:40

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

2:40 - 2:50

Videos / Break

2:50 - 3:50

Talks #8: Can TECHNOLOGY make health care human again?
Dr. Bechara Saab - Mobio Interactive
Balaji Gopalan - MedStack
Karina Hayat - PRIZM Media
Scott Morrison - PHEMI Systems

3:50 - 4:30

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

4:30

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


NOTICE: The Agenda subject to change without notice.