The Town of Richmond Hill and ventureLAB are pleased to present the sixth annual MedEdge Summit on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
MedEdge is a catalyst for advancing life science ideas, connections and innovation into commercial success in York Region and the GTA’s life sciences sector. This year’s theme “Exponential Health – Transforming Health Care” focuses on exponential health and seamless integration through exponential technologies and advancements.
We are pleased to present our keynote speaker Robin Farmanfarmaian, VP of INVICTA Medical, Faculty of Singularity and Author of “The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer.”
Keynote Speaker: Robin Farmanfarmaian
Robin Farmanfarmaian is an entrepreneur, founder, professional speaker and best selling author working in cutting edge technology and medicine. Currently Farmanfarmaian is the COO of Arc Fusion Programs, working on the fusion of medicine, science and IT, and a VP at INVICTA Medical, a device company for sleep apnea. A life long philanthropist and mentor, she is the Co-Founder and on the Board of Directors (formally Executive Director) for the Organ Preservation Alliance, catalyzing breakthroughs in organ banking for transplants and tissue engineering, and President for the Innovation for Jobs Summit, finding solutions to disrupt unemployment. Robin is on the advisory board of many startups and conferences, and mentors female entrepreneurs. Previous work includes being one of the founders of Morfit, the Exponential Medicine conference, and a VP at Singularity University. Her book, “The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer”, is a #1 Best Seller on Amazon.