Look back on the Matchmaking Mixer

Reconnect virtually with the healthcare innovation community.

When

October 21-22, 2021

Where

Virtual on Brella

About the Event

This virtual matchmaking event helped the region’s healthcare innovation ecosystem reconnect through one-on-one meetings and educational sessions. The event also featured virtual booths and sponsorship opportunities where our network showcased their technology or services to hundreds of professionals interested in healthcare innovation. 

Agenda

TimeAgenda ItemSpeaker(s)Post Event
8:30–8:45 AMOpening Remarks

Paul Riser, Director, Detroit Urban Solutions at TechTown Detroit

Stacey Frankovich, Program Manager, MedHealth

8:45–10:00 AMSelf-scheduled Matchmaking Meetings
10:00–11:00 AMKeynote ConversationRepresentative Brenda Lawrence, U.S Representative 
Lisa McLaughlin, Cofounder and CoCEO, Workit Health
Stacey Frankovich, Program Manager, MedHealth (facilitator)
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11:00 AM–1:30 PMSelf-scheduled Matchmaking Meetings
1:30–2:00 PMMedTech Crossroads

Gene Paranauk, Managing Director, in2being (facilitator)
Deborah Livneh Eng, WECAN Investors
David Weaver, City Side Ventures

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2:00–3:00 PMSelf-scheduled Matchmaking Meetings
3:00–3:30 PMWE-SPARK Health Institute: Enabling Innovative Healthcare Solutions for Windsor-EssexIntroduction: Irek Kusmierczyk, Member of Parliament for Windsor-Tecumseh
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Porter, Executive Director, WE-SPARK Health Institute
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3:30–4:30 PMSelf-scheduled Matchmaking Meetings
4:30–5:00 PMFood for Thought: Opportunities for Healthcare Innovation

Taryn Simon, Director, Henry Ford Health System Innovations
Zain Ismail, Principal Transformation Consultant, Henry Ford Health System

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When

October 21-22, 2021

Where

Virtual on Brella

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