The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule (Provisional as of April 20, 2018)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

JAX HEALTHCARE FORUM

THE JACKSON LABORATORY FOR GENOMIC MEDICINE

FARMINGTON, CONNECTICUT

OCTOBER 24-25, 2018   

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

 7:30  A.M REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING  
 8:00  A.M. WELCOME 

 8:30  A.M. – NOON PLENARY SESSION:  REMOTE SENSING FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

12:00 P.M. LUNCHEON AND NETWORKING
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 PM PLENARY SESSION:  FRONTIERS OF INNOVATION (TED-style talks)

 2:00 P.M.  

Blockchain Technology

 3:00 P.M.  NETWORKING  AND REFRESHMENTS 
 3: 30 P.M. AN ALTERNATIVE MODEL FOR FUNDING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

 5:00 P.M. ADJOURN 
 5:30 P.M. COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND DINNER
  7:00 P.M. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, M.D., Director, National Cancer Institute
 8:30 P.M. ADJOURN

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
  7:00 A.M. NETWORKING BREAKFAST
  8:00 A.M. PLENARY SESSION: FRONTIERS OF INNOVATION 

Welcome: Catherine Smith, Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, State of Connecticut

  • David Botstein, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Calico: Aging  Research at Calico
 9:00 A.M. INSURANCE INDUSTRY INNOVATIONS

Representatives from Aetna, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and United  Health Group will describe programs they have initiated to lower costs, improve care and increase patient satisfaction.

10:00 A.M. NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS
 10:15 A.M. NEW APPROACHES TO DRUG PRICING:

11:00 A.M. ENCOURAGING INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE

Nick Dougherty, Program Director PULSE@Mass Challenge

Chris Cohen, VP for Innovation, Partners Healthcare

Mark Adams, Ph.D., JAX/Yale/UConn  Microbiome Program

 2:30 P.M. CONFERENCE ADJOURNS