May 16, 2017
FDU, Madison


HealthTech Trends Amidst Uncertainty

With advances in technology, we stand at an unprecedented time for transition and opportunity in healthcare even as federal laws are changing. Providers and healthcare organizations are leveraging big data, health information exchanges, genomics, mHealth, and other transformative technologies to advance care, improve clinical outcomes, and enhance the patient experience.

The NJ Tech Council's 7th annual HealthTech Conference will bring together senior-level healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how healthcare is being redefined through technology. Join a diverse group of practitioners, tech executives, funders/payors, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders in identifying the opportunities and challenges related to healthcare technology.

Who should attend this event?
• Senior and executive-level decision makers across all aspects of the healthcare technology continuum
• Senior executives and IT specialists at hospitals and healthcare facilities
• IT and communications professionals serving the pharma, biotech, and clinical sectors
• Senior executives in health care financial management
• Entrepreneurs and inventors who are introducing wearables, apps and data analytics products and services.

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1:30 - 2:00 pm: Registration
2:00 - 2:50 pm: Welcome
James Barrood, President and CEO, NJ Tech Council
Michael Avaltroni, Dean, FDU Pharmacy School
Keynote: Minal Patel, MD, MPH Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
3:00 - 3:45 pm: Technology Panel
Tom Gordon, SVP and CIO, Virtua
Joseph Carr, CIO, New Jersey Hospital Association [moderator]
Farida Kopti, Director, Chemistry/Pharmacology/HTS Informatics IT, Merck & Co.
Ralph Neuneier, Head of Research, Siemens Corporate Technology
Patricia Birch, SVP, Healthcare & Life Sciences Consulting , Global Practice Leader, Cognizant
3:45 - 4:00 pm: Break
4:00 - 4:45 pm: Innovation Panel
Richard Gearhart, Partner & Founder, Gearhart Law [moderator]
Andrew Goldberg, Co-Founder & COO, HealthVerity, Inc.
Michael Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder, Visikol, Inc.
Craig Limoli, CEO & Co-Founder, WellSheet
Mette Dyhrberg, Founder, Mymee
4:50 - 5:35 pm: Funding Panel
Anthony A. delCampo, VP, Office of Commercialization and Technology Ventures, Hackensack University Medical Center
Kathleen Coviello, Director of the Technology & Life Sciences Division, NJEDA
James Piacentino, Corporate Strategist, SAP
Michael DePalma, Managing Director, Digital Health & Innovations, WeFund Health
5:35 - 6:30 pm: Networking Reception


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Farleigh Dickinson University

175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.

FDU Madison

What is the mission of Tech Council? The mission of the New Jersey Tech Council is to provide education, networking, resources, recognition and advocacy for the state and region’s tech and tech-enabled businesses. By collectively representing tech and life science companies and organizations, and the service firms that support them, the Council has the unique ability to offer opportunities to learn and network; provide access to resources including financing sources; recognize and promote technological innovation and accomplishment; and support public policy consistent to help strengthen the tech, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems. Founded in 1996, the Tech Council is a private, not-for-profit membership organization. It is among the largest and most respected trade associations of its kind nationwide.

How do I become a member of the Tech Council? The Council is the region’s premier trade association for tech and tech related companies and organizations. If your company is in the tech or life science industry or is leveraging technology for growth, you may wish to join the Council and benefit from the preferred rate for this Conference and all other benefits that come with membership. Learn more about the Council and about becoming a member. Additional questions, please contact I have another question: Please contact Amelia Moore.