FRIDAY · OCTOBER 30TH · 2015
TECHNA2015 SYMPOSIUM
THE BIG MACHINE:
HEALTHCARE BUILT
TO LEARN

Schedule & Speaker Bios

Below is the event schedule for Techna 2015: The Big Machine: Healthcare Built to Learn. Here you can view the speaker bios. Video recordings of individual speeches will be available on this page after the event. You can click on an event time or a speaker name to view the detailed information for each. The Techna 2015 Symposium will feature a live tweeting system for participants to add comments in parallel to the discussions and presentations. You will be able to view an archive of the tweets for each segment.



8:00-8:40

Breakfast and Registration

8:40-8:45

Welcome Message
David Jaffray
Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation, UHN; Director, Techna Institute, UHN; Head, Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks
Peter Pisters
President and CEO, UHN

9:00-9:45

Keynote Speaker
Evren Eryurek
Software Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare

9:45-10:45

Session 1: Data Sources
Moderated by: Lydia Lee
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UHN
Jennifer Stinson
Hospital for Sick Children
Hugo Aerts
Director at CIBL, Harvard University
Gary Palmer
Chief Medical Officer, NantHealth

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

Session 2: Federation
Moderated by: Prateek Dwivedi
Cancer Informatics, Techna Institute, UHN
Peter Jones
Industry Lead for Healthcare, Microsoft Canada
Francis Jeanson
Manager, Informatics and Analytics, Ontario Brain Institute
Josh Gray
Vice President of athenaResearch, athenahealth

12:00-13:00

Lunch and Expo

13:00-14:00

Session 3: Machine Learning
Moderated by: Igor Jurisica
Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute
Andre Dekker
Division Leader at MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht University
Anna Goldenberg
Hospital for Sick Children
Russ Greiner
Professor, Computing Science, University of Alberta

14:00-14:15

Break

14:15-15:00

Debate: Big Data for Health: Boom or Bust?
Moderated by: Christian Veillette
Toronto Western Hospital, UHN
Benjamin Haibe-Kains
Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN
Andre Dekker
Division Leader at MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht University

15:00-15:25

Post-Debate Commentary
Shaf Keshavjee
Surgeon-in-Chief, UHN
Peter Rossos
Chief Medical Information Officer, UHN
Post-Debate Commentary: Questions & Answers

15:25-15:30

Closing Remarks
David Jaffray
Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation, UHN; Director, Techna Institute, UHN; Head, Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN

15:30-16:30

Networking Session