Program

 

February 20, 2019


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Rest and relax at Ontario’s only five star country inn.

Attendee arrival at Pillar & Post Inn

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Connect with fellow investment professionals over wine and a farm-to-table New Canadian food experience prepared over an open grill.

Investor Welcome Dinner

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Meet fellow Canadian health science entrepreneurs over craft beer and dinner.

Company CEO Roundtable Dinner

 

February 21, 2019


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gail Garland, CEO and President, OBIO

Scaling Canadian health science companies, where is the bottleneck and how do we address it?

Breakfast

Welcoming Remarks

Panel Discussion

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - session 1

Presentations from Canada's innovative health science companies across three streams:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Health

  • New Frontiers in Medicine

  • Digital Health & Diagnostics

Company Pitches

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - session 1

Session 1: Expert Presentations

1) Artificial Intelligence in Health: Opportunities and challenges facing AI in healthcare.

2) New Frontiers in Medicine: New approaches in regenerative medicine to treat cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative disease (by Dr. Duncan Stewart)

3) Digital Health & Diagnostics:“The power of advanced knowledge to alter disease progression” (by Dr. Bryce Pickard)

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

“Out-of-the-Box Investing Strategies” (by Tom Lynch)

Lunch

Keynote Presentation

 

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Session 2

Presentations from Canada's innovative health science companies across three streams:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Health

  • New Frontiers in Medicine

  • Digital Health & Diagnostics

Company Pitches

 

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - session 2

Session 1: Expert Presentations

1) Artificial Intelligence in Health: Invited Presentation

2) New Frontiers in Medicine: “Medical device opportunities in cellular therapies and regenerative medicine” (by Brian Hanrahan)

3) Digital Health & Diagnostics: Invited Presentation

 

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Coffee Break

 

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM - Session 3

Presentations from Canada's innovative health science companies across three streams:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Health

  • New Frontiers in Medicine

  • Digital Health & Diagnostics

Company Pitches

 

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM - Session 3

1) Artificial Intelligence in Health: Invited Presentation

2) New Frontiers in Medicine: Invited Presentation

3) Digital Health & Diagnostics: Invited Presentation

 

6:45 Pm - 9:15 PM

Take in sweeping vineyard views while enjoying a glass of wine and a seasonal menu focused on fresh, local ingredients.

Dinner at Peller Estates

Keynote Presentation: Impact of Artificial and Machine Learning on Healthcare

 

February 22, 2019


7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • What are the challenges facing companies in the precision medicine sector?

  • How can we deliver faster, cheaper, and better care?

  • What is the future of precision medicine in Canada and abroad?

Breakfast

Panel Discussion: The State of Precision Medicine: Present and Future

 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Session 4

Liked what you heard at yesterday’s pitches? Meet one-on-one with company CEOs today.

One-on-one Meetings

 

10:00 Am - 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

 

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM - Session 5

One-on-one meetings continued.

One-on-one Meetings

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 Pm

Indulge in a Canadian experience: food stations, toasted marshmallows, ice wine, and outdoor ice skating.

Lunch at Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery