Industry Innovation Day Schedule

 

8:15 a.m. - Registration & Breakfast

8:45 a.m. - Welcome Address & Opening Remarks

Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology at Georgia Tech
Siva Jayaraman, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Institute for People and Technology at Georgia Tech

9:00 a.m. - Plenary: Taking Childhood Back From Cancer

Becky Chapman Weaver, Chief Mission Officer, St. Baldrick's Foundation

9:45 a.m. - Break

10:00 a.m. - Industry Innovation Day Spotlight: 3D-Printed Tracheal Splint

Scott Hollister, Director, Center for 3D Medical Fabrication and Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University

10:15 a.m. - Address: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center

Sherry Farrugia, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center
Leanne West, Chief Engineer of Pediatric Technologies at Georgia Tech

10:30 a.m. - Panel: Innovation for the Future of Healthcare Delivery

Sherry Farrugia, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer for the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center, will moderate the panel as we explore how innovation -- technology, societal, and policy -- is changing the way we tackle challenges in the healthcare system. We aim to unravel complex systems that evaluate human challenges and goals as well as understanding new and emerging technologies and how these technologies integrate to address the changing needs of our society.

  • Sherry Farrugia (moderator), Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Technology Center
  • Jon Duke (panelist), Director of Health Informatics, Georgia Tech College of Computing, School of Computational Science and Engineering; Principal Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Information & Cyber Sciences Directorate
  • Shantanu Nigam (panelist), Co-Founder and CEO, Jvion
  • May Wang (panelist), Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech
 
11:15 a.m. - Break

11:30 a.m. - Agile Health Project Previews
  • Doug Bodner, Principal Research Engineer, Institute for People and Technology
  • Megan Denham, Senior Research Associate, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Ayanna Howard, Chair, Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing
  • Katelyn Fry, Ph.D. student, Department of Robotics (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Chuck Zhang, Harold E. Smalley Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech
  • Shawn Reginauld, Graduate Student, Georgia Tech
  • Maribeth Gandy Coleman, Director, Interactive Media Technology Center

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

12:30 p.m. - Plenary: Gaps in Healthcare: Harnessing Technology to Make an Impact

Hansa Bhargava, Senior Medical Director, WebMD and Medscape

1:15 p.m. - Industry Innovation Day Spotlight: fetoMic

Yahia Ali, Co-Founder, Libi Medical
Lizzy Kappler, Co-Founder, Libi Medical

1:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology at Georgia Tech

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Agile Health Project Presentations at the GVU Center Research Showcase

Explore Georgia Tech agile health research projects and startup concepts alongside the GVU Center Research Showcase from 2-5pm in the Technology Square Research Building. The showcase, co-sponsored by the Digital Media Graduate Program, invites you to experience research in people-centered technology that enhances our communities and impacts how we live day-to-day. More than 100 interactive projects will let you touch, control and imagine what technology will enable in the future.

4:30 p.m. - Book Launch and Signing: All Data Are Local by Yanni Alexander Loukissas

The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) is excited to host a celebration of the forthcoming book All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society (MIT Press, 2019) by Yanni Alexander Loukissas, author and assistant professor of Digital Media in the Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication. Set for release on April 23, the book examines how to analyze data settings rather than data sets, acknowledging the meaning-making power of the local.
Read more about All Data Are Local

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Reception

Join us at the Institute for People and Technology (Centergy Building, 75 5th Street NW, Suite 600) for the Industry Innovation Day reception.