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Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2017 Presented by BioForward

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Overture Center for the Arts

201 State Street

Madison, WI 53703

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OCTOBER 10,2017 | MADISON, WI

THRIVING IN A NEW ERA OF HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS: WISCONSIN’S ROLE IN THE EVOLUTION OF MEDICINE AND TECHNOLOGY

As medicine and technology continue to converge, the future of healthcare solutions is on the horizon presenting new opportunities, challenges, and shifts in today’s healthcare industry. BioForward Wisconsin’s annual summit features keynote and panel sessions highlighting the emerging trends in this new era of healthcare solutions and brings together experts with insight to these trends.

SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Full-day event built with you in mind, including dedicated networking time, business development opportunities, professional development workshops, and insight into where the biohealth industry is going
  • 2 Keynote Speakers from the health and technology industry followed by question and answer sessions
  • A chance to meet and network with industry peers, executives, investors, and researchers from organizations including GE Healthcare, FUJIFILM, UW-Madison, Covance, Medical College of Wisconsin, The Dohmen Company, Aldevron, Exact Sciences, and more!
  • 6 Panel Sessions covering topics from personalized medicine, biomanufacturing, success stories from Wisconsin, attracting and retaining talent, to healthcare legislation and advocacy updates
  • Afternoon Networking Reception with the chance to meet with thought leaders and innovators over signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

KEY THEMES:

  • Discussing local, national, and global trends in biohealth and healthcare
  • Outlining Wisconsin assets that map to these trends and convergence of multiple industries
  • Exploring the future of healthcare solutions from fundamental research to life-changing technologies
  • Statewide collaborations, assets, and success stories around Wisconsin’s biomanufacturing center of excellence
  • Defining how Wisconsin is established in the future of biohealth and healthcare


MORNING KEYNOTE ANNOUNCED:

CHARLIE ALVAREZ, FOXCONN MEDICAL GROUP

Foxconn Technology Group recently announced commitment to Wisconsin through the selection of Southeastern Wisconsin for their high-tech manufacturing plant and technology campus. Foxconn has a history of investments in healthcare and bioscience initiatives, and with Foxconn’s decision to invest in Wisconsin for display manufacturing comes the possibility of research partnerships, medical manufacturing, investment and employment for Wisconsin’s concentration of STEM-educated workforce.

Hear from the Foxconn Medical Group on using technology to enhance healthcare, their initiatives within healthcare technology, and what they envision for the future for Foxconn and Wisconsin’s biohealth industry.


CLOSING KEYNOTE ANNOUNCED:

DR. DAVID RHEW, SAMSUNG HEALTHCARE

Technology giant Samsung is widely known for their smart phones, televisions, and most recently virtual reality devices. With the ongoing convergence of healthcare and technology, Samsung is applying their technology in unique ways to improve health outcomes for patients. Hear from their Chief Medical Officer, David Rhew, on Samsung's shift into the healthcare space and what's next for the convergence of medicine and technology.


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Overture Center for the Arts

201 State Street

Madison, WI 53703

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