2017 SUMMIT NEWS
Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit highlights the digital transformation of healthcare (October, 2017)
Digital technology innovation is changing healthcare, and Haltech Regional Innovation Centre wants hospital institutions, citizens and business leaders to be aware of these new exciting innovations at their 2nd annual Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit. This one-day summit, which is themed "Health.Tech.Connect", will take place on October 17th, at the Oakville Conference Centre. The conference will shed light on how digital technology solutions such as cloud data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), telemedicine, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and wearable accessories are transforming the delivery of healthcare services from the hospital clinic to community care and home, to enhance the patient experience and community wellness.
The summit will feature over 15 speakers including three keynote talks who are leaders in the healthcare technology industry. A highlight keynote talk will be presented by Dr. Sandeep (Sonny) Kohli, who is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Cloud Dx, and a physician of internal medicine at Halton Healthcare. Cloud Dx was recognized as a top 20 finalist for the 2017 Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) awards. Kohli will speak about innovations in mobile health to delegates from the healthcare industry, technology innovators, business leaders and investors, among others attending the summit. "Bringing digital technology into the front lines of healthcare empowers patients to better manage their health and wellness, while enabling clinicians and hospitals to increase efficiencies, allowing time for all providers across the spectrum of care (from support workers to nurses to physicians) to do their best work' says, Dr. Kohli.
Other keynote speakers include Nathalie Le Prohon, Vice President of Healthcare Industry at IBM Canada, and Andre Leidenheimer Ruiz Soler, Head of Enterprise Services Solution Strategy at Microsoft Canada. This summit will also feature a Health Leadership panel discussion on best practices for delivering patient-centered healthcare services, a corporate exhibition with over 20 exhibitors, and a Tech Startup Spotlight session to highlight four local rising stars who are commercializing smart technologies for healthcare and other markets.
This Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit is co-presented by Haltech Regional Innovation Centre and Halton Region Economic Development, and supported by 18 corporate sponsors and academic institutions who operate in Halton region.
Haltech announces the 2nd Annual Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit for October 17th, to Focus on the Digital Transformation in Healthcare ( August 2017)
Haltech Regional Innovation Centre is proud to announce the 2017 Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit which will be held on October 17, 2017 at the Oakville Conference Centre in Oakville, Ontario. The summit is co-presented by Haltech and Halton Region Economic Development, and will bring together more than 200 attendees that include technology developers, healthcare innovators, business leaders and investors to discuss technology innovation trends and opportunities that will advance the delivery of smart healthcare and connected communities in Halton region.
Following the success of the inaugural 2016 Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit & Awards, this year’s Summit themed “Health.Tech.Connect”, will shed light on how emerging technology solutions such as cloud data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), smart medical devices, telemedicine and Internet-of-Things (IoT) wearable accessories are transforming the delivery of healthcare services from the hospital clinic to community-based care, to enhance the patient experience and community wellness.
The summit program will feature several keynote talks by leaders in tech innovation, business media, and emerging tech startups from Halton region and Greater Toronto Area, as well as a CEO panel discussion with healthcare executives. The event will also feature an exhibitor showcase, and five Startup Spotlight pitches to highlight some local rising stars who are commercializing smart technologies for healthcare and other markets.
"We're very excited to host the 2nd annual Halton FUTURES Innovation Summit. It is an opportunity to engage with our local community and raise awareness about some forward looking technologies that will transform the patient experience in healthcare, leading to better health & wellness outcomes," says Rina Carlini, President & CEO of Haltech. "Many of the innovative technology solutions that will be presented at the summit are being commercialized by companies operating in or around Halton region such as Microsoft, Javelin, Cloud DX, IBM Healthcare, Sheridan College and others. These transformative technologies are implemented in other industry sectors such as industrial manufacturing, IT, and entertainment as well as healthcare."
Early-bird tickets are available at 20% off for a limited time, while tickets for regular single admission, student attendees and corporate tables of 8 delegates can be purchased up to the day of the event. For information about the sponsorship & exhibitor packages available, and updates on the Summit program, visit www.haltonfutures.ca and reserve your seats soon.
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