Conference overview









Schedule outline

Morning Session
Opening and Introduction

Hear from pioneering leaders about the biggest, most disruptive ideas in health.

Steven Collens


Bill Evans

CEO, Rock Health

Shaye Mandle

President & CEO, The Medical Alley Association

Tyler Shultz & Erika Cheung

Theranos Whistleblowers

Mark Addicks

Partner, Manova

Midday Session
Changing Cancer

The most innovative advancements in cancer advocacy, research and care.

Gregory C. Simon

Former President, Biden Cancer Initiative

Former Executive Director, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force

James R. Downing, MD

President & CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Katie Couric

Award-winning Journalist

Co-Founder, Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)

Founder, Katie Couric Media

Afternoon Session
Breakout Sessions

The schedule for afternoon breakout sessions will be posted shortly. Check back soon.

Morning Session 1
Beyond Borders

Finding innovation in health anywhere, and bringing it everywhere.

Thomas F. Burke, M.D.

Chief of the Division of Global Health Innovation, Massachusetts General Hospital

Agnes Binagwaho, M.D., Ph.D., M(Ped)

Vice Chancellor, The University of Global Health Equity

Former Health Minister of Rwanda

Morning Session 2
Healthy Behaviors

Revolutionizing the way people think about healthy lifestyles by making them more enjoyable.

Don Smithmier

Founder & Executive Chairman, The Big Know

Chuck Runyon

CEO & Co-Founder, Anytime Fitness

Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D.

Strategic Director of Place and Wellbeing, London Borough of Southwark

Jane Brody

New York Times health columnist and best-selling author

Midday Session
Mental health

Mental health is critical to our overall health. Explore the future of mental health.

Judson Brewer, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Research & Innovation, Brown University Mindfulness Center

Hannah and Charlie Lucas

CEO & CIO, notOK App®

Nora D. Volkow, M.D.

Director, The National Institute on Drug Abuse

Afternoon Session 1
Muting Communicable Diseases

The newest approaches in slowing the spread of pandemics, antibiotic resistance & HIV.

Steffanie A. Strathdee, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics at UC San Diego

Michael Osterholm, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

Ravi Gupta, MD

Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Cambridge and Founder of Gupta Labs

Afternoon Session 2
One Planet, ONe Health

Bridging the gap between the climate crisis and the public health crisis.

Walter C Willett, M.D., Dr. P.H.

Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Morning Session 1
Global disruptors

Innovators who are changing the way we think about health care.

Ken Mandl, M.D.

Director Computational Health Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital

Kai Worrell

CEO, Worrell Design Inc.

Douglas M. Baker, Jr.

Chairman & CEO, Ecolab

Sam Glassenberg

Founder & CEO, Level Ex

Per Juul Nielson

CEO, UVD Robots

Morning Session 2
Reimagining Aging

Challenging outdated beliefs and adapting to the new realities of aging.

Liwanag Q. Ojala

CEO, CaringBridge

Jane Fonda

Academy Award-Winning Actress

Co-Founder Women’s Media Center

Founder of Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential

Kanoko Oishi

CEO, Mediva

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