Schedule & Speaker Bios

Below is the event schedule for Techna 2016: Getting To Zero: Engineering Safety into Healthcare Technology and Practice. 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 2016 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.



8:00-8:30

Breakfast and Registration

8:30-8:45

Opening Remarks
David Jaffray
Executive Vice President, Technology and Innovation, UHN; Director, Techna Institute, UHN; Head, Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN
Peter Kyriakides
Patient Partner, UHN

8:45-9:45

Keynote Speaker
Rollin J. (Terry) Fairbanks
National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare

9:45-10:45

Trust and the Culture of Error
Moderated by: Peter Rossos
Chief Medical Information Officer, UHN
Brian Goldman
Mount Sinai Hospital
Kathryn Zander
Patient Partner, UHN
Kira Leeb
Director, Health System Performance, Canadian Institute for Health Information

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-12:15

Industry Panel: Engineering Safety into our Technology
Moderated by: Joseph Cafazzo
Executive Director, Healthcare Human Factors, UHN
David Gilmore
Director of User Experience Design, Elekta
Shawn O'Connell
Director, Medical Affairs, B. Braun Medical Inc.
Brian Lasiuk
General Manager Global Technologies, GE Healthcare
David Ferguson
Global Marketing, Fluid Systems, Baxter Healthcare

12:15-12:30

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

12:30-13:15

Lunch

13:15-14:00

Safety at the Front Lines: Decision Making and Behaviour
Moderated by: Emily Musing
Executive Director of Pharmacy, Clinical Risk and Quality, UHN
Shannon Sayles
Senior Manager, Press Ganey Associates, Inc., HPI
Teodor Grantcharov
St. Michael's Hospital

14:00-14:45

Debate: Revisiting Checklists
Moderated by: Patricia Trbovich
UHN
David Urbach
UHN
Chris Hayes
St. Michael's Hospital

14:45-15:15

Reaction Panel
Moderated by: Patricia Trbovich
UHN
Fayez A. Quereshy
UHN
Bob Bell
Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
Sharon Rogers
Senior Director Patient Relations, UHN

15:15-15:30

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