Building on the Silicon Valley What’s Next Boomer Summit, now in its 15th year, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, together in partnership with Mary Furlong & Associates bring to you the inaugural What’s Next Canada that will feature the nation’s leading companies, experts, and innovation thought leaders in the aging and brain health sector. This day will provide opportunities to learn from and network with leading researchers, companies, seniors care providers and investors who are successfully building and scaling innovations that will transform the future of aging and brain health in Canada and around the globe.
For more information, please visit CABHI's Innovation Day overview.
Note: Schedule subject to change
|7:30 a.m.||Conference registration and breakfast|
Welcome & Introductions
Dr. Allison Sekuler
Keynote - Bridging The Digital Divide
Dr. Marc Rothman, Director, Thrive Center, KY
Digital Transformation, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Moderator: Carrie Shaw, CEO & Founder, Embodied Labs
• Mandy Salomon, CEO & Co-founder, Mentia
Investor Panel - Growth enabling Partnerships and Investment in Aging & Brain Health
Moderator: Mel Barsky, Director, Business Development, CABHI
• Dr. Dana Plude, Deputy Director of Division of Behavioral and Social Research, National Institute on Aging
|10:15 a.m.||Refreshment break in the Exhibition Space|
Technology Panel - Intersection of Healthcare & Technology
Moderator: Ginna Baik, Strategic Business Development Manager for Senior Care, CDW Healthcare
• Dr. Ted Chang, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Quanta Computer Inc.
Pitch Competition for 2019 CABHI Innovation Award
Moderator: Richard Lui, News Anchor, MSNBC, NBC News
• Bruce Croxon, Co-founder of Round13 Capital, Co-host of The Disruptors (BNN & CTV), ex-Dragon from CBC’s Dragons’ Den
Technology companies participating in pitch competition
1. Linked Senior
|12:30 a.m.||Lunch Break in the Exhibit Space|
Research Panel - Intersection of Health Research & Innovation
Moderator: Dr. Rosanne Aleong, Director, Research, Innovation & Translation at Baycrest
• Dr. Ryan D’Arcy, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Healthtech Connex Inc.
Innovation Panel - Innovation to Commercialization, Distribution, Scale-Up, and Global Operations
Moderator: Bianca Stern, Executive Director, Health Innovation, Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation
• Brian Shulman, Director of Business Development, Intuition Robotics
|3:00 p.m.||Refreshment break in the Exhibition Space|
Plenary Session - Blueprint for the Longevity sector
Moderator: Mary Furlong, President & CEO, Mary Furlong & Associates
• David Lindeman, Director, CITRIS Health
|4:15 p.m.||Closing Remarks and CABHI 2019 Innovation Award Winner announcement|
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