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HOW TO START A SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL HEALTH COMPANY + DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION FORUM

INTERFACE HEALTH

Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
REGULAR - WORKSHOP + FORUM + MOVIE   more info Ended CA$175.00 CA$11.11
REGULAR - WORKSHOP ONLY   more info Ended CA$100.00 CA$6.60
REGULAR - FORUM + MOVIE   more info Ended CA$75.00 CA$5.11
GROUP SPECIAL - ALL INCLUSIVE (4 MIN.)   more info Ended CA$87.50 CA$5.85

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A SPECIAL WORKSHOP AND A DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION FORUM

WORKSHOP SOLD OUT!

Together with our programming partners -- California Healthcare Foundation, Fasken, NSERC, NRC-IRAP, E-Fund and BDC Health Venture Fund – we have organized  two highly educational, interactive and entertaining events for you.

WORKSHOP - HOW TO START A SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL HEALTH COMPANY
7:30am – 11:30am at Fasken Martineau (Main Boardroom), 2900-550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION FORUM - WHY CHANGE HEALTHCARE?
6:00pm – 10:00pm at UBC Robson Square Main Theatre, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

The workshop in the morning is packed with practical tips from experts on how to start a digital health company, how to choose your team,  how to select mentors and advisors,  how to develop your product, customers, strategic partnerships, where to find the money, and what programs and resources are available for you in BC and beyond.

  • Aaron Apodaca, Advisor, California Healthcare Foundation Health Innovation Fund and Author of Greenhouse Effect: How Accelerators Are Seeding Digital Health Innovation 
  • Michael Bidu, Founder & CEO, Sanotron - How to start a sucessful digital health company. What can Sanotron do for you. 
  • Roger Kuypers, Partner Life Sciences and Health IT, Fasken - How to incorporate a company and protect your IP 
  • Don Furney, Partner Corporate Tax, PwC Vancouver - How to take advantage of the tax environment in BC
  • Rick Warner, Executive Director, NSERC (National Sciences and Engineering Rsearch Council of Canada) - How to connect the strength of the academic research system with your startup
  • Rizwan Kheraj, Industry Technology Advisor, NRC-IRAP (National Rresearch Council of Canada),  - How to access industry assistance programs for health IT companies
  • Thealzel Lee, President, E-Fund and Senior Partner Rocket Builders - How, when and where to find local angel investor money
  • Dion Madsen, Senior Managing Partner, Healthcare Venture Fund, BDC - How and when to pitch your digital health company to a VC in Canada or the US

Even if a start-up isn’t in your plans right now, what they have to tell you is valuable food for thought.

The evening will begin with a showing of the award winning documentary, ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight To Rescue The American Healthcare (100 min.), www.escapefiremovie.com 

The documentary will be followed by a special presentation by Aaron Apodaca about the role of accelerators in digital health innovation in the US (20 min.). We will then segué to a panel discussion (45 min.) with some of the leaders in BC’s healthcare, wellness and digital tech industries, moderated by Sanotron. You will have a chance to ask questions and participate in the conversation and, of course, more networking.

  • Allan Seckel - CEO, BC Medical Association
  • John Waldron - Director, Entreprise Architecture IMITS serving Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care; President ot BC Health Information Management Professional Society
  • Aaron Apodaca, Advisor, California Healthcare Foundation Health Innovation Fund and Author of Greenhouse Effect: How Accelerators Are Seeding Digital Health Innovation 
  • Rizwan Kheraj - Industry Technology Advisor, NRC-IRAP Pacific
  • Dion Madsen - Senior Managing Partner, BDC Health Venture Fund and former Partner with Physic Ventures in Silicon Valley

Agenda subject to change. Follow regular updates @sanotron 

Refund policy: Sanotron is pleased to refund 100% of your purchased ticket(s) seven calendar days prior to the start of the event. No refunds within seven days.

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When & Where


UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 3B7
Canada

Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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INTERFACE HEALTH

INTERFACE HEALTH is a platform and community that cares about innovators, the future of health and about making a difference in the world. This is where you can find the right solutions, connections and resources, anytime, anywhere – which means faster access, reduced costs, improved experiences and better outcomes for everybody.

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