Thursday, September 20, 2018
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel

The 2018 ProMedica Innovations Summit event is where healthcare, tech and entrepreneurship meet. We're bringing together real-life innovators, inspiring start-ups and risk takers to share their take on how to be bold. #PIBeBold

Who is this event for?

  • Healthcare providers & administrators

  • Regional Executives

  • Local business owners

  • Entrepreneurs

What's in it for you?

  • Learn from healthcare leaders on trends, emerging medical procedures, and innovative approaches to problem-solving.

  • Get inspired to start your own journey: find out how you can turn your ideas into profitable and rewarding innovations.

  • Network with influential community members, inventors, and regional exhibitors.

 

SPEAKER LINEUP

8 a.m. Check-in, Breakfast and Networking

9 a.m.  Speakers Begin

Chrys Peterson

Moderator 

John Pigott, MD, FACS

Chief Innovations Officer/ Strategic Business Development
ProMedica Innovations

Welcome 

Motivational Morning: Finding your Fearlessness

Cara Thomas

Founder and CEO
Serenflipity

Getting Unstuck 

Tom Burden

Founder and CEO
Grypmat

The Art of the Deal: From Concept to Commercialization 

Bruce Gradkowski

Owner and CEO
Pilgrimage Hospice

Founder
Social Gastropub

Retired NFL Quarterback

Business Lessons from the NFL 

BREAK FOR NETWORKING

The Healthcare Horizon: Bold and Disruptive Technologies

Francis Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS

John Howard Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery

Director of the Cancer Program
University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences 

Academic Chief of Surgery
ProMedica

From Cutting Albums to Cutting DNA: CRISPR 

Devan R. Capur

CEO
Product Movers, LLC

Do you have a Cognitive Tech Strategy?

Fady Barmada

Principal and Chief Strategy Officer
Array Advisors

How Tech Can Impact the Patient Experience 

Chris Rizik

Founder and CEO
Renaissance Venture Capital Fund

Venture Capital as a Driver of Regional Innovation 

BREAK FOR LUNCH AND NETWORKING

Daring Food Innovations: Homegrown Stories

BREAK FOR NETWORKING

The Healthcare Horizon: A System Wide Approach

Toby Hamilton, MD

Executive Director and Founder
Healthcare Innovators Professional Society

Keynote Address:
The Importance of Innovation to a Healthcare System
 

VISIT EXHIBITORS

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel
444 N Summit St, Toledo, OH 43604


Parking Options for a Nominal Fee:
Renaissance Hotel valet

Self-park at the Vistula Parking Garage (corner of Summit/Cherry)
610 N. Superior Toledo, OH 43604

**Due to heavy construction downtown, please plan for extra travel time. Also, we strongly encourage utilizing the self-park option at Vistula Parking Garage (corner of Summit/Cherry) located at 610 N. Superior Toledo, OH 43604. You can get to the event via an underground tunnel from the garage to the Renaissance Hotel.**

REGISTER TODAY!

Complete the form below by September 6, 2018 to reserve your spot.

* Breakfast and lunch included. There is no charge for this event.

 

Thank you for your interest in 2018 ProMedica Innovation’s Summit. Registration for this event is now closed. Please call 567-661-0760 if you would like more information.

Thank you to our 2018 ProMedica Innovations Summit Partners.

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