Westchester County Association Releases Day Two Agenda For Health Tech

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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Association recently released its day two agenda for the 2014 Health Tech conference that will be held on Thursday, May 8, at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown.

7:30 a.m. - Registration/Ongoing Innovation Showcase: Innovative products from local and regional companies, colleges and universities, medical centers and more.  

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast 

8 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks 

8:15 a.m. - Opening Keynote by Brian Kolonick, director of the Healthcare Innovation Alliance, Cleveland Clinic. 

8:50 a.m. - Panel Discussion, Re-imagining Healthcare: Fueling innovation in Westchester and Beyond. Researchers, entrepreneurs, and executives at growing biotechnology, pharma, and R&D companies highlight exciting breakthroughs in health-care technology, from the newest therapeutics, to research, medical treatments, rehabilitation, and product development. Presented by 93.9 WNYC New York Public Radio. Moderator: Dr. Alan Kadish, president, New York Medical College

10:30 a.m.-  Break and innovations showcase

11 a.m. - Breakout Panel Sessions; Panel A: From Lab to Market: See the challenges and opportunities in commercializing breakthrough discoveries or Panel B: What You Need Yo Know About Mobile Health: Transforming Healthcare one app at a time  

12:15 p.m. - Presentation of Purchase College Science Entrepeneurship Award 

12:20 p.m. Lunch and Keynote speech by Dr. Steven Safyer, chief executive officer, Montefiore Medical Center

1:45 p.m. - Break/Innovation Showcase

2 p.m. - Feature Presentation: How IBM's Wastson Is Changing Medicine and Learning How To Save Lives.

3 p.m. - Panel Discussion: Trends in Healthcare Real Estate: How To Meet The Unique Needs of Health Innovators 

4 p.m. - Panel Discussion: How Hospitals Are Adapting and Embracing Innovation in Healthcare's Changing Landscape

5 p.m. - Cocktails and innovation showcase. 

For more information on the event, click here.

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