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Ontario Personalized Medicine and Health Forum for Policy Makers

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Seminar Room, Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

35th floor, 250 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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By attending the event, you will:

  • Get Inspired by our keynote speaker Andrew Hessel - a Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk in San Francisco and a faculty of the Singularity University

  • Join a panel discussion between Deputy Minister Giles Gherson and executives of Ontario’s leading firms in personalized medicine such as Deep Genomics

  • Meet Ontario’s first and newly appointed Chief Scientist Dr. Molly Shoichet and...

  • Enjoy a working lunch with our special guest speaker Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy on personalized nutrition

Background:

Jointly hosted by the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science/Ministry of Economic Development and Growth in partnership with the Policy Innovation Hub of the Cabinet Office, the Forum will bring thought leaders and experts from Ontario and abroad to share insights with policy makers about trends and opportunities in personalized medicine and health. It aims to raise awareness among Ontario’s policy makers on understanding the specific short and long-term implications of personalized medicine on solving healthcare challenges and driving economic growth.

Agenda

9:00 - 9:20 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:20 - 9:35 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:35 - 9:50 a.m. Crash Course on what is Personalized Medicine- Dr. Étienne Richer

9:50 - 10:50 a.m. Panel Discussion - Implications of Personalized Medicine on Solving Healthcare Challenges and Driving Economic Growth

10:50 - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break

11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Ontario’s Demand-driven Healthcare Innovation

11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Keynote Speech, Andrew Hessel - Future Perspectives of Personalized Medicine

12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Pick-up Lunch from Galleria

12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Personalized Nutrition to Prevent Chronic Diseases

12:30 - 12:35 p.m. Closing Remarks

12:35 - 1:00 p.m. Networking


*Registration ends January 24, 2018

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Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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