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Experts Discuss "Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare"

4:00 to 4:30pm registration check-in; 4:30 to 6:00pm presentations, discussions and Q&A; 6:00 to 6:30pm reception

Event Details

Healthcare

Date: Tuesday December 04, 2018 | 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Speaker(s): Sachin Aggarwal (Rotman MBA '04), CEO, Think Research
Dr. Karen Cross, Co-Founder and CEO, MIMOSA Diagnostics
Avi Goldfarb, Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence & Healthcare and Ellison Professor of Marketing and Chief Data Scientist - Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto
Dr. Thom Tyson, CEO, Canadian Health Systems Inc.

HOST: Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch
Topic: "Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare"
Venue: Fleck Atrium (Ground Floor, North Building)| map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $25.00 + HST per person (includes 1 seat at the presentation and light reception) - Register to attend all 4 sessions for $75.00 + HST
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SYNOPSIS: A panel of experts will engage the audience in a discussion on "Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare."

ROTMAN LINK AND LEARN SERIES CERTIFICATE

For those who attend four sessions in the Link and Learn Series you may be eligible for a certificate of completion.

  1. October 29, 2018 - Procurement and Innovation Session: Implementing Value-Based Procurement - A Case Study
  2. November 13, 2018 - Health IT Session 1: What Comes Next for Digital Health?
  3. November 20, 2018 - Global Health Session: The Political Economy of Universal Health Care: Reaching the Hard to Reach
  4. December 4, 2018 - Health IT Session 2: Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare
  5. February 13, 2019 - Health IT Session 3: How Ontario`s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare
  6. March 5, 2019 - Health IT Session 4: How Innovative Entrants are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Healthcare

The certificate is available to all Rotman students, as well as anyone from the broader public. If you attend four sessions in total you are eligible for the certificate, with one exception – if a student attends all three MedTech sessions they will be eligible for a certificate. A person may take up to two years to complete the necessary sessions for a module sticker or the certificate. Details of events will be posted above and updated on an on-going basis.

For more information on the Rotman Link and Learn Series Certificate please contact Rosemary Hannam, Senior Research Associate - Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy, at rosemary.hannam@rotman.utoronto.ca.

BIOGRAPHIES:

Sachin Aggarwal is the Chief Executive Officer of Think Research. He joined the team in 2010 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Think Research, Sachin served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, where he managed six departments, including the Leader’s Executive Team. Sachin Aggarwal, was chosen as one of the recipients of the 2017 Canada’s Top 40 under 40 Award, he currently sits on the Board of the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) and has served on the Board of Directors for numerous community outreach programs, including Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services and the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation. He was called to the Bar in Ontario and in New York after earning a law degree from the University of Toronto and holds a MBA from the Rotman School of Management.

Dr. Karen Cross is a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon and a Surgeon Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and an Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University. She is also the Co-Founder and CEO of a startup mhealth technology company called MIMOSA Diagnostics. She performs basic science and clinical translation research developing non-invasive optical technologies to assess skin physiology. Her research aims are to bring innovative technology from the bench to the bedside.

Avi Goldfarb is the Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare, and Professor of Marketing, at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Avi is also Chief Data Scientist at the Creative Destruction Lab, Senior Editor at Marketing Science, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research on the economics of technology has been discussed in White House reports, Congressional testimony, European Commission documents, the Economist, the Globe and Mail, the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. Along with Ajay Agrawal and Joshua Gans, Avi is the author of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence.

Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch 
Prior to joining Think Research, William was a partner with PwC and led their healthcare team in Canada. William has spent more than 25 years as a strategist and management consultant in New York and Toronto, advising top academic centres, governments, and innovative companies in healthcare. He has academic appointments as an Executive-in-Residence at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and an Executive Fellow at the Mowat Centre, and is a Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute.

About the Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy: 

Driving Excellence in Healthcare Management
Healthcare represents a huge and growing sector in all industrialized economies and is representative of the service and knowledge-oriented focus of the 21st century economy. The Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy brings an innovative research agenda together with world-ranked business learning to successfully raise the level of management in complex healthcare organizations.

NEW - Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences:

The pace of change in healthcare and the life sciences sector has been accelerating, creating a demand for professionals who can navigate the strategic, economic, political, and social undercurrents that are changing the face of this global structure. To meet the challenge, the Rotman School of Management is introducing its Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences. Grounded in world-class thought leadership and practical instruction, this 18-month program will you help develop the expertise you need to drive your career.

 

Questions?

416-978- 6119 or 416-978-6122

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing to events@rotman.utoronto.ca 24 hours prior to the event will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee per person. If we do not receive written notice of your cancellation, you will be charged the full amount for this session. Substitutions are always welcome.

 

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