This proceedings report was produced by John Gregory, Opencity Inc., Rebecca
MacIntyre, Intellijoint Surgical Inc., and Shirley Fenton, Waterloo MedTech.
The proceedings report shares how the conference wove the ideal balance of no-holds-barred storytelling, policy insights, and pertinent panel discussions. Find the top 7 innovators and start-ups showcase and the inaugural 2018 MedTech Awards.
"In Waterloo we have our outstanding technological ecosystem and incubators with proven success, our outstanding postgraduate institutions, the Perimeter Institute, our nanotechnology centre, and the latest winner of the Nobel prize in physics, Dr. Donna Strickland from the University of Waterloo. We need to find a way to come together to make this happen because if we don't, the outcome for our health system and our economy is unthinkable," remarked Dr. Doug Dittmer, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
St. George Hall, Waterloo Ontario
Bringing entrepreneurs, start-ups, researchers, industry and government experts, thought leaders, and healthcare professionals, together to innovate solutions to pressing healthcare problems.
Join us at Waterloo Region's largest cross-sector gathering involved in health care.
Dr. Rueben Devlin Chief Health Strategist, Government of Ontario
Learn from over 20 experts from industry, health care, government, incubators and academia on how to make it through the medtech maze and how we could make this path easier.
Hosted by Waterloo MedTech
with support from Industry and the Community.
Premiers' Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine, Government of Ontario
Science Lead and Business Advisor, Velocity
CEO & Co-founder, Intellijoint Surgical
Government of Canada
President & CEO, Medical Devices Canada (MEDEC)
Institute for Smarter Government
President, CPSO 2016-2017
Oculys Health Informatics
Executive Director, Biomedical Engineering, UHN
Wilfrid Laurier University
Paragon Consulting Partners
Professor, Persuasive Health Technology at the University of Twente (Netherlands)
MD, Director, eHealth Centre of Excellence
President, The C3 Group of Companies
President, Medtronic Canada; Regional Vice-President - Canada, Medtronic plc
PhD, FSIIM, Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief Executive Officer, Waterloo Accelerator Centre; Associate Vice President of Research Commercialization, University of Waterloo
National Senior Director, Healthcare, Cisco Canada
Co-Founder, Cloud DX; 2017 XPRIZE recipient for 'Bold, Epic Innovation'
CEO and Founder, Branham Group Inc.
Co-Founder & COO, Amina Health
Founder & CEO, Baysil Inc.
Co-Founder & CEO, Curiato Inc.
Co-founder & CEO, Monarch Collection Inc.
CEO, NextUp Care
Co-founder & CEO, SannTek Labs