Fees Include: one seat for all sessions, continental breakfast, networking lunch, coffee breaks and our networking drinks reception
Synopsis: Please join us on Friday, May 24, 2019 in our state-of-the-art auditorium on the downtown University of Toronto campus for a packed day of provocative presentations and dialogue on artificial intelligence, digital technology, and how it will fundamentally change the way that we deliver and engage with healthcare. Themes of our conference include the impact of AI on the roles of clinicians, industry, and the broader care environment; how we can adapt our organizations and systems to embrace the power of AI; as well as ethical considerations in the new care environment. Participants will leave our conference with insights on how to lead the transformation of their organizations and their careers to take advantage of emerging opportunities in digital health and AI.
7:45-8:29 - Check-In, Continental Breakfast
8:30 sharp - Opening Remarks by Brian Golden, Vice-Dean - MBA Programs, Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies & Commercialization and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
8:45 - Keynote by Dr. Alistair Erskine, Chief Digital Health Officer, Partners Healthcare
Topic: “Digital Health and the Transformation of the Care Delivery Team”
Keynote Synopsis: Dr. Erskine will explore the ways in which the nature of healthcare delivery is changing, both at the system level and the individual level, given the advances in digital health and AI. He will also discuss what this means for patient engagement and the care experience, and provide practical advice, based on his experiences at Partners, to take full advantage of the new tools and technology.
9:25 - Fireside Chat with Dr. Erskine led by Brian Golden, Vice-Dean - MBA Programs, Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
9:45 - Coffee Break
10:00 - Keynote by Avi Goldfarb, Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare, and Chief Data Scientist – Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; Co-Author (with Ajay Agrawal and Joshua Gans) of “Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence” (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018)
Topic: “Prediction Machines in Healthcare”
Keynote Synopsis: Recent advances in artificial intelligence can be recast as a drop in the cost of prediction. This has transformative potential for healthcare. Nevertheless, healthcare has lagged many other industries in the adoption and practical use of AI.
10:40 - Fireside Chat with Prof. Goldfarb led by Mara Lederman, Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Lab Economist and Toronto Site Lead – Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
11:00 - Keynote by Jennifer Gibson, Jennifer Gibson, Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics and Director - Joint Centre for Bioethics, Associate Professor - Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Topic: Ethical AI for Health: What's Really at Stake?
Keynote Synopsis: Ethics is critical for AI in health. What does this mean in practice? To answer this, we must get clearer about what's at stake and for whom. How should we think of data ownership, sharing and privacy? Is enhanced predictive ability always a good thing?
11:40 - Fireside Chat with Dr. Gibson led by Dr. Brian Hodges, Executive Vice-President - Education and Chief Medical Officer, University Health Network
12:00 - Networking Lunch (Fleck Atrium)
1:00 - Keynote by Marzyeh Ghassemi, Visiting Researcher, Verily/Google; Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Medicine, University of Toronto; and Canadian CIFAR AI Chair, Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Topic: Learning "Healthy" Models for Healthcare
Keynote Synopsis: Improving health requires targeting and evidence. Professor Marzyeh Ghassemi tackles part of this puzzle with machine learning. This talk will cover some of the novel technical opportunities that are created by challenges in machine learning for health, and the important progress to be made with careful application to domain.
1:40 - Fireside Chat with Prof. Ghassemi led by Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies & Commercialization and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
2:00 - Keynote by Tom Lawry, Director, Worldwide Health, Microsoft
Topic: AI in Health: The Future is Not What it Used to Be
Keynote Synopsis: Fueled by Artificial Intelligence and the Cloud, we are in the early stages of the next big computer platform shift in healthcare. The move away from static digital repositories to Systems of Intelligence will transform health services across all care settings producing winners and losers in the market.
Critical to success will be the role leaders play in shaping the use of new technologies to be less “artificial” and more “intelligent” in supporting improved processes to deliver care and keep people healthy and productive.
This session will define key technical, process, people and ethical issues and provide clinical and business leaders a framework for successfully managing change.
2:40 - Fireside Chat with Mr. Lawry led by Lydia Lee, Partner, National CIO Advisory and Digital Health Lead, KPMG Canada
3:00 - Refreshment Break
3:15 - Panel Discussion with Our 5 Keynote Speakers led by Brian Golden and Will Mitchell
3:55 - Closing Remarks
4:00 - Networking Drinks Reception (Fleck Atrium)
5:00 - Week-End Begins!
Conference Host: Sandra Roman Centre for Health Sector Strategy at Rotman
Conference Sponsor: Rotman’s Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences
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