The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule (Provisional)

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  
 8:15  A.M. WELCOME 

 8:30  A.M. THE BIOTECH OF THINGS – REMOTE SENSING FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Moderator

Michael Snyder, Ph.D., Chair of Genetics,Stanford University School of Medicine

Panelists
10:00 A.M. NETWORKING BREAK
10:15 A.M. CANCER FUTURES

Moderator

Edison T. Liu, M.D.

Speakers
  • Samuel Achilefu, Ph.D., Director, Optical Radiology Laboratory and Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine:Optical Radiology for Cancer
  • Martin Stumpe, Technology Leader and Engineering Manager in Medical AI GoogleAI for Cancer Care
11:00 A.M.
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The Cancer Challenge –  New Approaches to Cancer Treatment
12:00 P.M. LUNCHEON 

Greetings:  David Griggs, CEO MetroHartford Alliance

  1:00 P.M.  THE EDGE OF INNOVATION I (TED-style talks)

Moderator

Mark Blumenkranz, M.D., – Director, Eye Research, UCSF

Speakers
  2:15 P.M. THE EDGE OF INNOVATION II (TED-style talks)

Moderator

Geoffrey Smith, J.D., Founder, Digitalis Ventures: Blockchain Technology and Health

Speakers
  • Dawn Barry, CEO, Luna DNA: Blockchain Technology and Genomic Medicine
  • Daniel Mandell, Ph.D. – CEO, GRO Bioscience: Protein Engineering Innovations Through a New Genetic Code
  3:30 P.M. NETWORKING  AND REFRESHMENTS 
  4:00 P.M. AN ALTERNATIVE MODEL FOR FUNDING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Moderator

Roger Stein, Senior Lecturer, MIT Finance Lab

Panelists
  5:30 P.M. ADJOURN 
  6:00 P.M. COCKTAIL RECEPTION 
  6:30 P.M. DINNER

The North House, Avon, Conn.

Featured Speaker: Sam Sternberg,Columbia University, Co-author, A Crack in Creation

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
  7:00 A.M. NETWORKING BREAKFAST
  8:00 A.M. WELCOME 

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

  8:15 A.M. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Kate Goodrich, MD, Director and CMO, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

  9:00 A.M. PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session A:  Adding Value to Healthcare

Moderator

Morris Birnbaum, M.D, Ph.D. SVP and CFO, CVM Research, Pfizer

Panelists

Session B:  From Innovation to Impact in Healthcare

Moderator

David Sabow, Managing Director, Life Science and Healthcare, Silicon Valley Bank

Panelists
   9:45 A.M. NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENTS
 10:00 A.M. INSURANCE INDUSTRY INITIATIVES IN PURSUIT OF THE TRIPLE AIM

Representatives from Aetna, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim, and UnitedHealth Care will spotlight programs they have initiated to lower costs, improve care and increase patient satisfaction.

  • Jean-Francois Beaule, UnitedHealth Group: Monitoring with evidence-based devises
  • Patricia Forts, Deputy Chief of Innovation and Strategy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Frederick H “Rick” LongHead of Innovation Center of Excellence, Global Marketing, Cigna
  • Brooke Wilson, Head of Worklife Services, Aetna Resources For Living
  11:15 A.M. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The Bioscience of Aging

David Botstein, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Google – Calico Project

  12:00 P.M. LUNCH
  12:30 P.M. THE MICROBIOME AND MEDICAL SCIENCE

Moderator

Julia Oh, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory

Panelists
  1:30 P.M. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY

Private meeting rooms available.

 3:00 P.M. CONFERENCE ADJOURNS