NVTC to Host 2017 Capital Health Tech Summit

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Sen. Tim Kaine and University of Virginia’s Dr. Richard Shannon will headline June 15 event

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today it will host a first-ever Capital Health Tech Summit on June 15, 2017 at the Inova Center for Personalized Health.

The Capital Health Tech Summit will showcase how the intersection of commercial, government and academic assets makes Greater Washington the epicenter for innovation and opportunity in the health technology sector. Summit keynotes include:

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)

Dr. Richard Shannon, Executive Vice President, Health Affairs, University of Virginia

Panel discussions will feature experts from world leading healthcare organizations, universities and firms developing the latest health technologies and will cover such topics as data analytics in the continuum of health, cybersecurity, pharmacogenomics, telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and the latest health innovations. Some of the top innovators serving as panelists include:

  • Mike Baird, CEO, Avizia
  • Aaron Black, Director, Informatics, Inova Translational Medicine Institute
  • Dr. Sunil Budhrani, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Innovation Health
  • Grant Elliott, CEO and Co-Founder, Ostendio
  • Chris Ghion, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Adventist HealthCare
  • Stephen Saunders, Chief Architect and Corporate Ambassador, Global Health IT Practice, CGI
  • Drew Schiller, CEO and Co-Founder, Validic
  • Dr. Mark S. Smith, Chief Innovation Officer, MedStar Health, and Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation
  • Gib Sorebo, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, Leidos

The Capital Health Tech Summit will deliver tremendous business development and educational value to the entire technology community, providing an unprecedented opportunity to promote the region’s health technology assets and connect people, companies and national policymakers. View the Summit agenda here.

June 15, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Program

Inova Center for Personalized Health
3225 Gallows Rd
Fairfax, VA 22037
Directions to Inova Center for Personalized Health

REGISTRATION:    To register as a member of the press, please contact Alexa Magdalenski at 703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email amagdalenski(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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