Healthcare IoT Symposium     


Healthcare IoT Symposium - overview

Welcome to the Healthcare IoT Symposium
October 2, 2018


8:30     Registration

9:00     Welcome / Introduction 
Ajay Royyuru, IBM Fellow & VP Research Healthcare and Life Sciences

9:15     KeynoteOpportunities of IoT in Low Earth Orbit  
            Jennifer W. Lopez, Commercial Innovation Technology Development Lead,
for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)

10:15   Break -

10:45   Panel Discussion: IoT for Understanding and Managing Disease
Facilitated by Ajay Royyuru

  • Peter R. Bergethon, M.D. - Vice President and Head of Quantitative Medicine and Clinical Technologies (QMCT), Biogen
  • Rafael Carbunaru - Research and Development, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

11:45   Healthcare IoT |   A Wealth of Opportunities and Challenges
            IBM Research point of view; strategies for gathering, analyzing and
            protecting data and gaining insights;
            Jeff Rogers, IBM Research HC IoT Global Lead  

12:15   Lunch -

1:15     IBM Research Technology Overviews
Brief technology presentations followed by discussion of the topics

  • Staying Well | Managing stress and improving health
  • Healthy Aging | Tools for supporting healthy aging
  • Cars to Improve Care | Using automobiles for health insights

2:30   Break

3:00   Technology Overviews
          Disease Management | Disease Biomarkers and IoT Options

  • Pain Management
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Epilepsy

           Novel Sensors | Sensors and Miniaturization for Advanced Analytics

4:45   Session Wrap up
Ajay Royyuru

5:00   Networking / Reception  
          Demos will be available for viewing and discussion around the THINK Lab
          Snacks, beverages and an opportunity to see technology demos