Oct 19 INTERFACE GLOBAL HEALTH SUMMIT 2020
Time
PST
PROGRAM VIRTUAL CONFERENCE DAY 1
RETHINK: GLOBAL HEALTH AFTER COVID-19
8:30 - 8:55

Registration + Networking + Exhibition

8:55 - 9:15

Welcome! Bienvenue!

Messages and Keynote

Michael Bidu - CEO, INTERFACE Health

9:15 - 9:55

RETHINK: The Future of Health - A Canadian Perspective

Dr. Darryl Knight - VP Research, Providence Health Care, Canada
Neil Fraser - President, Medtronic Canada, Canada
Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon - CTO, TELUS, Canada
Kathy Kinloch - President, BCIT, Canada
Christine Bergeron - Interim President & CEO, Vancity Credit Union, Canada

Moderator: Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health, Canada

9:55 - 10:00 NEWS - Canada Health Infoway (sponsored)
10:00 - 10:40

RETHINK: The Future of Health - An EU & World Perspective

Dr. Saurabh Johri - Chief Scientist, Babylon Health, UK
Lucien Engelen - CEO, Transform.Health, Netherlands
Julia Pietsch - Senior Manager, Germany Trade & Invest, Germany
Julien de Salaberry - CEO & Founder, Galen Growth, Singapore/Switzerland

Moderator: To be announced

10:40 - 10:45 NEWS - UBC Medicine (sponsored)
10:45 - 11:25

RETHINK: The Future of Health - A US Perspective

Dr. Kelly Tremblay - Past Director, Brain and Behaviour Lab, Univ. of Washington, US
More speakers to be announced

Moderator: Don Jones - Chief Digital Health Officer, Scripps Research Translational Institute, US

11:25 - 11:30 NEWS - Heart & Stroke Foundation
11:30 - 11:45

Networking + Exhibition

11:45 - 12:15

Conversations X

John Nosta - President, Nosta Lab, Google Health Advisor, US
Gil Bashe - Managing Partner, Global Health, FINN Partners, US

Moderator: Michael Bidu - INTERFACE Health

12:15 - 1:00

Networking + FastPitch + Exhibition

1:00 - 1:05 NEWS - Vancouver Coastal Health (sponsored)
1:05 - 1:45

RETHINK: Reinvent Discovery

Dr. David Granville - Executive Director, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Canada
Dr. Allison Sekuler - VP Research, Baycrest Health Sciences CABHI, Canada
Dr. Arya Sharma - Scientific Director, Obesity Canada, Canada

Moderator: Dr. Diane Finegood - Executive Director, CHSPRA, Canada

1:45 - 1:50 NEWS - Obesity Canada
 

RETHINK: Bias in Obesity Treatment and Aging Post Covid-19

1:50 - 2:10

Dr. Ali Zentner - Director, REVOLUTION Medical Clinic, Canada

No Fat Shame: The Dangers of Weight Bias in Medicine

2:10 - 2:30

Zayna Khayat - Author, Future Strategist, St. Elizabeth Health, Canada

The Future of Aging

2:30 - 2:45

Networking + Exhibition

 

RETHINK: Aging, Human Brains and Digital Brains

2:45 - 3:05

Dr. Allison Sekuler - Baycrest Health Sciences CABHI, Canada

Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Times of Stress

3:05 - 3:25

Erica Lloyd - Director Public Sector, Soul Machines, New Zealand

The Role of Astonishing Digital People In Changing Healthcare

3:25 - 3:30 NEWS - Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation
3:30 - 4:10

RETHINK: Digital Health Technology Accelerators

INTERFACE Health, MaRS, Rock Health, Rockstart, Callaghan Innovation, Galen Growth

Moderator: Riz Kheraj, former Industry Technology Advisor, NRC-IRAP

4:10 - 4:40

RETHINK: Reinvent Technology & Innovation during COVID-19

Ashish Anand - Founder & CEO, DARWIN Labs, Canada
Christy Prada - VP Business Developement, MAPLE, Canada
Lynda Brown-Ganzert - Founder & CEO, Curatio, Canada
Shane Bishop - Founder & CEO, Catalyst Healthcare, Canada

Moderator: Michael Bidu, INTERFACE Health

4:40 - 5:00

Conversations X

RETHINK: Life, Sports & Healthy Aging

Dr. Douglas Clement - Chairman, Achilles Track & Field; Olympian, Order of Canada
Diane Clement - Chef, Author; Director Achilles Track & Field, Olympian, Order of Canada

Moderator: Charmaine Crooks, Five-time Olympian, President & CEO NGU Consultants, Order of Canada

5:00 - 5:05

Closing remarks DAY 1

5:00 - 6:00

Networking + Exhibition


Oct 20 INTERFACE GLOBAL HEALTH SUMMIT 2020
Time
PST
PROGRAM VIRTUAL CONFERENCE DAY 2
RETHINK: GLOBAL HEALTH AFTER COVID-19
8:30 - 9:00

Registration + Networking + Exhibition

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome and Keynote DAY 2

Michael Bidu - CEO, INTERFACE Health

Walter Greenleaf - Neuroscientist, VR and Digital Health Expert, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, US

9:30 - 9:35 NEWS
 

RETHINK: Design for Conflict Resolution, Virtual Medicine & At Home Care

9:35 - 9:55

Dr. Beatrice Hasler - Director, VR Lab for Conflict Resolution, Interdisciplinary Center, Israel

How Can Virtual Reality Make Us More Human Post Pandemic

9:55 - 10:15

Dr. Ricardo Sáinz Fuertes - former Chief Medical Officer, Psious, Spain

COVID-19 and Mental Health: The Transformative Role of Telehealth and VR in Therapeutics

10:15 - 10:20 NEWS - MYND Therapeutics
10:20 - 10:40

Aaron Gani - Founder & CEO, BehaVR, US

Can Behavioural Health Turn On Tide in Chronic Disease?

10:40 - 11:00

Carrie Shaw - Founder & CEO, Embodied Labs, US

Immersive Training for The Aging Services Workforce

11:00 - 11:20

James Jacobs - Founder & CEO, Ziva Dynamics, Canada

Physically Based Character Simulation and Articulation in Games and Film

11:20 - 11:35

Networking + Exhibition

11:35 - 11:55

Dr. Brennan Spiegel - Director Health Research Services, Cedars-Sinai Medical System, US

The Empathy Machine: How Virtual Reality Brings The Humanity Back Into Healing

11:55 - 12:05

Interview Dr. Brennan Spiegel, Author

VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics Will Revolutionize Medicine

12:05 - 1:00

Networking + FastPitch + Exhibition

1:00 - 1:40

RETHINK: From Design Thinking to Design Doing

Syuzi Pakhchyan - GM and Experience Design Director, BCG Digital Ventures, US
Tracy DeLuca - Founder & Design Strategist, How Might We Design, US
Carrie Shaw - Embodied Labs, Founder & CEO, Embodied Labs, US

Moderator: To be announced

1:40 - 1:45 NEWS
1:45 - 2:15

Conversation X

Surprise Guest - ?
Jeremy Bailenson, PhD - Professor, Author, Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, US
Walter Greenleaf, PhD - Neuroscientist, VR and Digital Health Expert, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, US

2:15 - 2:55

RETHINK: Journalism and Social Media in Healthcare After Covid19

André Picard - Health Columnist, The Globe and Mail, Canada
Kirk LaPointe - Editor-in-Chief, Business In Vancouver, Canada
Brian Dolan - Founder, Exits & Outcomes, US

Moderator: To be announced

2:55 - 3:15

Networking + Exhibition

3:15 - 3:45

RETHINK: Rebalance Work, School, Life

James Jacobs - Founder & CEO, Ziva Dynamics, Canada
Dr. Sylvain Moreno - Founder and CEO, Digital Health Circle, Canada

Moderator: To be announced

3:45 - 3:50 NEWS
3:55 - 4:35

RETHINK: Restart Canadian technology, business & economy

Suzanne Grant - President, CATA Alliance, Canada
Bill Hutchison - Chair, The Hutchison Group, Canada
Cam Burke - Managing Director, PwC, Canada

Moderator: Kirk LaPointe, Editor-in-Chief, Business In Vancouver

4:35 - 4:40

NEWS - INTERFACE Health

4:40 - 4:55

RETHINK: INTERFACE Health After 2020

Michael Bidu - CEO, INTERFACE Health

Interview by: Kirk LaPointe

4:55 - 5:00

Good bye, Au revoir, Auf Wiedersehen, Vaarwel, Adiós!
See you in the future!


NOTE: Agenda subject to change without notice. Follow updates and alerts @interfacehealth.