Health, Innovation, Technology Unconference - "Helping you get started"

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 08:30 - 13:00

HIT Unconference is about creating a dynamic and creative space in which health care professionals, technology, health and life science graduate students and representatives of health care technology companies and start-ups can come together and generate opportunities.

Free tickets available

Have an IDEA what's NEXT ?
a) What tools do you need ?
b) How do you find funding sources and connect to the entrepreneurial network ?
c) Journey of "Bench to business" what does that entail ?

Join us to learn the A B C's of getting started in entrepreneurship.The event will be featuring four keynote speakers to speak in the McLeod auditorium as well as a panel discussion on ‘Bench to Business’, where you will learn from entrepreneurs who once started off as a biomedical graduate. In addition, we provide the opportunity of impromptu pitches for startup founders and representatives to bring their innovations and ideas to attention of our audience.

The event will be held on the 22nd of February, 2017, in the hub of life science, medicine and technology: University of Toronto's McLeod Auditorium in the heart of the Discovery District of Toronto.

HIT Unconference will also feature a networking area and Lunch 'n Talk opportunity for visitors to have their lunches with the keynote speakers and panelists.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Zack Fisch Rothbart, CEO of DashMD
Ingrid Yu, Communications Manager of Figure1
Aqil Hirji, Business Intelligence Analyst of Figure1
Alec Levin, CEO of SteadfastBeta

Confirmed panelists

Alec Levin, CEO of SteadfastBeta
Tom Leung, CSO of BenchSci
Cory Blumenfeld, COO of DashMD
Liza Futerman, Founder of Arts for Dementia

Preliminary event itinerary

8.30am Registration opens
9.00am Opening
9.10am Priming talks
9.30am Agenda setting
10.00am Breakout sessions
11.20am Keynote talks
12.20pm Streamline panel 'Bench to Business'
1.00pm Closure

McLeod Auditorium
1 King's College Circle
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