Monday Sponsor Symposia

Monday, May 29 from 1 – 2 PM ET


Hosted by Calian

Revolutionizing Healthcare with Innovative Technology Solutions: Driving Enhanced Patient Experience and Access to High-Quality Care

Join Calian and industry leaders for a thought-provoking discussion on how healthcare technology innovations can help drive improved patient experience, better access to care, and ultimately transform the healthcare industry as we know it.

We will explore the latest technology innovations in the healthcare industry that are transforming the patient experience and improving access to high-quality care. We will discuss how advancements like telemedicine, digital health records, wearables, and AI are revolutionizing the way doctors and patients interact, and how these solutions can help bridge the gap between patients and providers.

Our knowledgeable panel of experts will share their insights and experiences on how innovative technologies can help streamline processes, reduce costs, and ultimately lead to better patient outcomes. We will also discuss challenges in implementing these technologies, including issues related to data privacy and security and the need for regulatory compliance.

  • Speakers: Tamzin Leipsig, Director of Product, Calian Group LTD; Ken McVey, Montfort Hospital; Heer Pasha, Calian IT and Cybersecurity.
  • Location: Pod 1

Hosted by AWS

AWS for Healthcare Mission and New Advances in Generative AI & Machine Learning

Amazon Web Services (AWS) works with thousands of Healthcare customers, enabling organizations to use data in new ways, improve engagement and experience, provide new insights, improve the quality of care, efficiency and reduce costs. One significant trend has been an acceleration in the application of machine learning (ML) in healthcare. AWS has played a key role in democratizing ML and making it accessible to anyone, and that includes new tools to easily build and scale generative AI applications with foundation models (FMs). In this session, AWS dive into the AWS healthcare strategy, describe the AWS Generative AI portfolio and key healthcare use cases, as well as the most important factors enabling customers to quickly build and deploy generative AI applications at scale. Join us for a live demonstration on augmenting intelligent document processing workflows with Generative AI, which can be applied in a variety of healthcare use cases including the generation of International Patient Summaries (IPS).

  • Speakers: Dr. Rowland Illing, Director & Chief Medical Officer, International Public Sector Health, AWS; Fred Azar, Global Head, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Healthcare Public Sector, AWS
  • Location: Pod 2

Hosted by TELUS Health

Ageing in the right place – The role of enabling and engaging technology

The National Institute on Ageing (NIA) defines Ageing  in the Right Place (AIRP) as “the process of enabling healthy ageing in the most appropriate setting based on an older person’s personal preferences, circumstances and care needs.” There is no doubt that our collective effort and innovation is required to support this process. In this presentation, you will hear from Dr. Sinha on the ways that ageing in the right place and good continuity of care can keep a society’s older population thriving where they want to be. Dr. Sinha will also speak to the power of leveraging technology to empower and engage older Canadians and the ways TELUS Health is reimagining health care.

  • Speakers: Christine Morgan, TELUS Health; Dr. Samir Sinha, Sinai Health System and the University Health Network, Director of Geriatrics
  • Location: Pod 3


Hosted by CrowdStrike & Zscaler

Protecting Healthcare Staff & Devices from Ransomware with CrowdStrike & Zscaler

Sensitive healthcare data attracts sophisticated cyber attacks. And in today’s work-from-anywhere, on any device environment, a scalable zero trust security posture with endpoint protection is required to better arm security teams. We must protect users, applications, and sensitive protected health information (PHI) from inbound threats, regardless of where staff are connected or what devices they’re using.

Join this session to learn how CrowdStrike and Zscaler support healthcare delivery organizations to safely offer flexible and mobile work, while hardening defenses against ransomware and other cyber threats by:

  • Providing conditional access based on the device posture for private and SaaS apps for ransomware prevention
  • Supporting zero-day detection and remediation on ransomware files
  • Blocking ransomware threats in line with shared cross-platform intelligence
  • Identifying ransomware issues through the consumption of Zscaler logs by CrowdStrike LogScale
  • Negating insider attack threats
  • Speakers: Chris Ruetz; Daniel Roy
  • Location: Pod 4


Hosted by Netskope and Okta

Every healthcare cloud has a silver lining

Together, Netskope and Okta help healthcare organizations attain their cloud-first and identity security strategy.

Join us for a fireside chat that explores how you can minimize the risks associated with code grey and ensure the organization and its data are protected anywhere, anytime, and in accordance with PIPEDA requirements.

  • Speakers: Damian Chung; Joe Ward
  • Location: Pod 5


Hosted by MEDITECH

MEDITECH’S Traverse Exchange Canada Network is Completing The Patient Story

Explore how Traverse Exchange Canada, introduces a first-of-its-kind interoperability network that enables the seamless flow of health information between participating organizations across Canada. The session will discuss the important role network exchange plays in care coordination and how connecting across health assets and different venues of care can help fill vital information gaps needed to make the best care decisions.

  • Speakers: Robert Molloy, MEDITECH, Director, Development; Nick Palmieri, MEDITECH, Senior Marketing Consultant
  • Location: Pod 6

Hosted by Teladoc

Technology & the healthcare worker of the future: How technology-enabled solutions are helping recruit, upskill & retain health professionals, and reconnect them to their calling

As pressures on our healthcare workers approach a crisis point, there is a growing narrative that technology can add burden to the job. Yet, the right technology can enable daily tasks that free up medical experts’ schedules, allowing them to spend more time with patients and bring greater satisfaction to their jobs. Leaders from global virtual care provider Teladoc Health will share inspiring & insightful case studies where healthcare organizations in Canada & globally are deploying technology solutions to help recruit, retain, reskill and engage health professionals.

  • Speakers: Dr. Joby McKenzie, Teladoc Health (Canada), Managing Director; Dr. Tim Foggin, Teladoc Health, Medical Director
  • Location: Pod 7

Hosted by Ocean

Ocean eReferrals: A Case Study in Standards-Based Healthcare Interoperability

By connecting leading EMRs, EHRs, and provincial assets through a secure, cloud-based platform, Ocean is powering the largest network of integrated healthcare solutions in Canada, driving down wait times, and improving transparency. Say goodbye to fax machines and hello to a streamlined, efficient healthcare system. Discover how government-led, provincial roll-outs across Canada are paving the way for a future of seamless healthcare that provides more equitable care for all. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see the impact of open, FHIR®-based integrations in action.

  • Speakers: Jeff Kavanagh; Lori-Anne Payson, OceanMD, Director Government Program Services; Yaron Derman
  • Location: Pod 8

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