FRIDAY · OCTOBER 26TH · 2012
TECHNA2012 SYMPOSIUM
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH

Discussions & Speaker Bios

Below is the event schedule for Techna 2012: Information & Communication Technologies for Health. Here you can view the speaker bios as well as video recordings of some of the panels. You can click on an event time or a speaker name to view the detailed information for each. The Techna 2012 Symposium featured a live tweeting system for participants to add comments in parallel to the discussions and presentations. You can view an archive of the tweets for each segment.


9:00-9:30

Registration and Breakfast

9:30-9:40

Opening Remarks
Dr. David Jaffray
Director, Techna Institute

9:40-9:45

Welcome
Dr. Robert Bell
President and CEO, University Health Network
Dr. Dante Morra
Medical Director, Centre for Innovation in Complex Care
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate, Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy, Rotman School of Management

9:45-10:45

Segment 1: Igniting the ICT Marketplace
Moderated by: Willam Mitchell
Visiting Professor of Strategic Management, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization, Rotman
John Soloninka
President and CEO, Health Technology Exchange
Amit Jhas
Commercialization Manager, MaRS Innovation Medical Devices & Physical Sciences
Mark Taylor
Director of Commercialization, Techna Institute
Word Cloud & Live Tweets from Segment 1

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

Segment 2: Intrapreneurial Innovation
Moderated by: Greg Reed
President and CEO, eHealth Ontario
Dr. Peter Rossos
Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), UHN & SIMS Partnership
Associate Professor of Medicine & Staff Gastroenterologist, University of Toronto
Dr. Edward M. Brown
Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Telemedicine Network
Dr. Wendy Graham
CEO of Mihealth Global Systems Inc.
Word Cloud & Live Tweets from Segment 2

12:00-12:05

Techna Innovator Award
Winner: Denis J. Protti
Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria

12:05-13:00

Lunch Expo

13:00-14:15

Segment 3: Extrapreneurial Innovation
Moderated by: Mark Taylor
Director of Commercialization, Techna Institute
Denis J. Protti
Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria
Paul Sulkers
Healthcare Executive, IBM Canada
Eric Gombrich
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Health Solutions Group, NexJ Systems Inc.
Christy Gombay
Tula Foundation
Assistant Professor, McMaster University
Word Cloud & Live Tweets from Segment 3

14:15-14:30

Break

14:30-15:15

Innovation Debate: Is Privacy Stifling Innovation in Healthcare?
Moderated by: Dr. Robert Bell
CEO and President, University Health Network
Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada
Matthew Anderson
President & CEO, William Osler Health System
Word Cloud & Live Tweets from the Innovation Debate

15:15-15:40

Post Debate Commentary
Dr. Sholom Glouberman
Associate Scientist, Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest
Dr. Alejandro R. Jadad
Cheif Innovator and Founder, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation
Saäd Rafi
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

15:40-15:45

Closing Remarks
Dr. David Jaffray
Director, Techna Institute