The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule

THE FORUM ON HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

THE JACKSON LABORATORY FOR GENOMIC MEDICINE

FARMINGTON, CONNECTICUT

OCTOBER 25-26, 2017   

Schedule (Provisional as of June 13, 2017)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

 7:30  A.M REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING  
 8:20  A.M. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

 8:30  A.M. PLENARY SESSION 1:  DIRECT TO CONSUMER GENOMICS

The arrival of patient pay and direct-to-consumer genomics and the implications for improving medical care.

  • James Lu, M.D., Ph.D., CEO, Helix
  • Lisa Alderson, CEO Genome Medical
  • Andrew Ury, M.D., Founder and Chairman/CEO, ActX
 9:30 A.M.

 

 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE MICROBIOME AND MEDICAL INNOVATION

The nation’s leaders in the field  describe how the arrival of genomic medicine and big data are changing medical care.

  • Mark Adams, Ph.D., Director Microbiome Services, JAX
  • Julia Oh, Ph.D., Professor, JAX
10:30 A.M. NETWORKING  AND REFRESHMENTS 
11:00 A.M. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.  Director, National Institutes of Health

12:00 P.M. LUNCHEON AND NETWORKING
  1:15 P.M. CONCURRENT SESSIONS

CONCURRENT SESSION 1: INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE

A look at exciting innovations in health care today.

  • Morris Birnbaum, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Pfizer
  • Eric Schadt, Ph.D., CEO, Sema4
  • Bharatt Chowrira, Ph.D., J.D., CEO, President and Chief of Business and Strategy, PureTech Health

CONCURRENT SESSION 2:  PATIENT ENGAGEMENT

How can we motivate patients to take charge of their own health?

 2: 15 P.M. PLENARY SESSION 2: THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTHCARE

Alternative approaches to financing healthcare innovations

 3:15 P.M.  NETWORKING  AND REFRESHMENTS 
 3: 30 P.M. PANEL DISCUSSION: GENOMIC MEDICINE AND POPULATION HEALTH

How providers are making genomic analysis a standard part of patient care

 5:00 P.M. ADJOURN 
  EVENING PROGRAM AT THE NORTH HOUSE, AVON, CT 
 6:00 P.M. COCKTAIL RECEPTION
 6: 30 P.M.  DINNER AND FEATURED SPEAKER (TBD)
 8:00 P.M. ADJOURN

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26
  7:00 A.M. NETWORKING BREAKFAST
  8:30 A.M. PLENARY SESSION 4: INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE

  9:30 A.M. PANEL DISCUSSION: CONTROLLING THE EFFECTS OF AGING

Are cancer and heart disease merely symptoms of another disease — aging?

Moderator: George Kuchel, M.D., University of Connecticut Center on Aging

10:30 A.M. NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS
 11:00 A.M. PANEL DISCUSSION: INVESTING IN INNOVATION 

Panelists from the nation’s leading investment firms describe how they identify and evaluate opportunities in the biomedical field.

12:00 P.M. NETWORKING AND LUNCH 

Participants will have an opportunity to share lunch with speakers and other participants and continue their discussions.

 1:00 P.M. CONFERENCE ADJOURNS