June 15, 2017

7:00 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast and Networking

7:45 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

8:00 a.m.

Keynote Remarks

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine

8:15 a.m.

Keynote Remarks

Dr. Richard Shannon, Executive Vice President, Health Affairs, University of Virginia

9:00 a.m.

Healthcare Cybersecurity: Challenges and Solutions

The healthcare industry is a top target for cyber criminals and can face a variety of security vulnerabilities. In this session, a panel of cyber experts will discuss the current threat landscape, how health systems are responding, and the technologies and services being developed to protect the healthcare industry’s digital systems.


Grant Elliott, CEO and Co-Founder, Ostendio
Suzanne Hall, Managing Director Advisory Services, PwC
Katherine Norris, Director, Berkeley Research Group
Gib Sorebo, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, Leidos

Dr. Stephen Morgan, Senior Vice President and CMIO, Carilion Clinic

9:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:15 a.m.

Data Analytics in the Continuum of Health

A panel of experts will explore how data and analytics are driving advancements in health discovery, delivery and quality. The session also will address data’s role in accelerating research, impediments in realizing value from data and concerns surrounding data sharing including privacy and security.


Aaron Black, Chief Data Officer, Inova Translational Medicine Institute
Dr. Abigail Flower, Lecturer, Department of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Virginia
Chris Ghion, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Adventist HealthCare
Dr. Barbee I. Whitaker, Senior Director, Department of Research, AABB
Mike Atassi, Vice President, Dovel Technologies

11:00 a.m.

Pharmacogenomics Clinical Application

This session will explore emerging solutions and opportunities for individualized therapies and patient-centric systems using pharmacogenomics. Panelists will address how genomics is being used in clinical settings and discuss how technology is enabling the transition from research to application.


Dr. Houda Hachad, Chief Science Officer, Translational Software
Franziska Moeckel, Assistant Vice President, Personalized Health, Inova Center for Personalized Health

Stephen Saunders, Chief Architect and Corporate Ambassador, Global Health IT Practice, CGI

Dr. John Deeken, Chief Operating Officer, Inova Translational Medicine Institute

11:45 a.m.

Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Innovation Showcase

Health Tech Innovation Spotlight

Innovative companies from the region’s health technology sector will present five minute flash briefings highlighting ground-breaking or unique innovations that could ultimately be game changers in health. Hear about the unique innovations that have the potential to impact the future of health.

INF Robotics Inc.

1:45 p.m.

Innovation Panel

Innovation experts will discuss how the Greater Washington ecosystem can catalyze and invest in innovations like those presented in the flash briefings. The dialogue will also include a discussion of the challenges and opportunities of advancing innovation, transforming innovation into implementation, and promoting growth in the regional health tech ecosystem.


Steven Hubbard, Senior Innovation Architect and Advisor to the CTO and Director of Innovation, FDA
Sanjay Koyani, Acting Executive Director for Innovation, Immediate Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Meagan Metzger, Founder and CEO, Dcode42
Dr. Mark S. Smith, Chief Innovation Officer, MedStar Health, and Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation

Robert Silverman, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

2:15 p.m.

Networking Break

2:45 p.m.

Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring

A panel of experts will discuss the current challenges and potential for growth in the area of telehealth and remote patient monitoring. This session will address issues of virtual connectivity, service delivery, research and practical use cases.


Mike Baird, CEO, Avizia
Stefano Migliorisi, Founder and CEO, swyMed Incorporated
Ronald E. Yeaw, Deputy Director, Mobile Health Innovation Center (mHIC), U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advance Technology Research Center (TATRC)

Dr. Sunil Budhrani, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Innovation Health

3:30 p.m.

Keynote Remarks 

Dr. Don. Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)

4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks 

4:30 p.m.

Closing Reception