Wednesday, April 29
8:00 – 5:00 pm
7:45 – 8:30 am
Curated Coffee with Innovators
9:00 – 12:00 pm
8:30 – 9:30 am
Technology meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Brain Optimization
A fundamental challenge of our global healthcare system is the development and deployment of effective treatments to enhance cognition in those suffering from diverse psychiatric and neurological conditions. Dr. Gazzaley will describe an approach to use closed-loop video games coupled with innovations in virtual reality, motion capture, physiological recordings, non-invasive brain stimulation and artificial intelligence to achieve cognitive enhancement in clinical patients, as well healthy children and older adults.
Keynote: Adam Gazzaley, Founder & Executive Director, Neuroscape
9:45 – 10:30 am
Futurescaping of Oncology
Jeff Bockman, EVP, Head of Oncology Practice, Cello Health
10:30 – 11:15 am
Bioethics & Controversial Trends
Hacking medical devices, privacy, bio-hacking, patients self-diagnosing, self-augmentation with technology, access to longevity, bioterrorism, tech developments vs. evidence-based medicine.
Jeremy Abbate, VP & Publisher, Scientific American
11:15 – 12:00 pm
Drugging the Undruggable
12:00 – 1:45 pm
Lunch Plenary Session
The Dinosaurs Didn’t See the Asteroid: Does Biopharma?
While a seemingly ubiquitous cliché, “disruption” is still the driving seismic force that reshapes industries and profoundly changes how consumers engage with products and services. How and when will the technological, digital and social trends driving tomorrow’s health innovation upend the current categories of biopharma, medical devices and diagnostics? And can these legacy industries adapt in time to stave it off?
Chihiro Hosoya, Head of Venture Management & Business Development, Astellas Rx+Business Accelerator
2:00 – 4:00 pm
2:00 – 2:45 pm
New Approaches to Pain
2:45 – 3:30 pm
3:30 – 4:15 pm
4:15 – 5:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session
New Kids on the Block: Funders of the Future