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Agenda

  • 08:00 – 8:45

    Registration, Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 08:45 - 09:00

    Welcome & Opening Remarks

    SCOTT PHILLIPS, CEO StarFish Medical

    YING TAM, Managing Director, Health Venture Services MaRS

  • 09:00 - 10:15

    Entrepreneur Presentations

    STAN LAPIDUS: Asking Better Questions

    KEN GALL: The Ivory Tower?

  • 10:15 - 10:45

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 10:45- 12:30

    Paths to Success

    BRIAN SHOEMAKER: Agile for Medical Devices - A New Day Dawns

    HARI SREE: Acquisitions Due Diligence – What matters

    DARREN KRAEMER: Commercialization at the cutting edge

  • 12:30 - 13:15

    Lunch

  • 13:15 -13:30

    Afternoon Welcome & Opening Remarks

    GAIL GARLAND, President and CEO
    Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization

  • 13:30 - 14:15

    Getting the Product Right

    JOSH TOLKOFF: How a gadget guy became a value proposition believer

  • 14:15 - 15:00

    Navigating the Regulatory Environment

    VESNA JANIC: Preparing for ISO 13485:2016

    JAMES JACKSON: Are you designing for the correct guidance regulations?

    DAVID BELL: Do’s and Don’ts of Medical Electrical device certification and testing

  • 15:00 - 15:30

    New Markets

    LIANA DI MARCO: How to maximize your technology’s opportunity for system adoption

    THOMAS MEIER: Commercializing innovative health technology across Europe

  • 15:30 - 16:00

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 16:00 - 16:50

    Changing Perspectives

    SHERYL THINGVOLD: The Renaissance Approach

    SCOTT PHILLIPS: Dream a Bigger Dream

  • 16:50 - 17:00

    Closing Remarks

    SCOTT PHILLIPS: Closing Remarks

  • 17:00 - 18:00

    Networking Reception

    FREDERIC LEMAITRE AUGER: Reception Welcome

    Reception sponsored by Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator