AGENDA

February 14, 2017

8:00

AM

5:00

PM

TechTown Detroit, 440 Burroughs St, Detroit, MI 48202

8:00

AM

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00

AM

Welcome Remarks

Paul Riser, Director, Technology-Based Entrepreneurship, TechTown Detroit
Phillip Olla, Director, Center for Research, Madonna University

 

9:50

AM

Panel Discussion: Leveraging Interconnected Health Patient Data for Better Outcomes

Moderator:
Joyce M. Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Panelists:
Jodi Butts, Executive Director, Rise Asset Development
Dan Ford, Patient Safety Advocate
David E Willens, M.D., Henry Ford Health System
Hass Saad, M.D., Founder and CEO, Detroit Medical Informatics

10:50

AM

Health Break

Enjoy light snacks, explore our exhibition space, and network.

11:00

AM

Panel Discussion: Regional Cluster Case Study

Moderator:
Rachel Kuntzsch, Senior Vice President, Public Sector Consultants

Presenter:
Vijay Chauhan, GlobalSTL Lead, BioSTL

Panelists:
Irene Spanos, Director, Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs
Virginia Wilkinson, Director of Strategy and Research, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Irek Kusmierczyk, Director of Partnerships, WEtech Alliance

11:45

AM

Lunch

12:30

PM

Panel Discussion: Meet the Purchaser

Moderator:
Roy Lamphier, Vice President of Business Solutions, Detroit Regional Chamber

Panelists:
Sarah Padfield, Health Leader in Residence, World Health Innovation Network
Joanne Rusch, Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Jeffrey Smith, Director, Information Services – Priority Health B2C Applications
Ed Hardin, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Beaumont Health

 

1:15

PM

Pitch Competition

Watch five early-stage companies pitch their innovations and compete for prizes!

Pitch Companies:
CarePRN
Find Your Ditto
Functional Fluidics
Melius Outcomes
SteriDev

Judges:
Patti Glaza, Managing Director, Detroit Innovate & First Step Fund
Paula Sorrell, Director, Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy
Rosemary Bayer, Co-founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, ardentCause L3C
Maureen D’Agostino, Principle, MBD Consulting, LLC
Marti Lolli, Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets at Priority Health

Closing Remarks and Prize Announcements:
Pam Lewis, Director, New Economy Initiative

2:15

PM

1:1 Matchmaking and Networking

Companies participating in the Pilot Challenge will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with host organizations for pre-scheduled meetings, including Detroit Medical CenterAscension|Genesys Health SystemTransForm Shared Service Organization, Beaumont Health, Henry Ford Health System, and Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare. If you do not have a prescheduled meeting, you are welcome to stay for networking and to explore exhibition booths.

5:00

PM

Adjournment

*All agenda items are subject to change.