Groundbreaking Health Tech '14: Fueling Innovation in Westchester Conference May 7-8
Conference Underscores Westchester's Place in Northeast's Growing Health Tech Economy, Showcases New Opportunities in Health Tech, Biotech, Medtech
The conference will give attendees a chance to get up close and personal with some of the most innovative healthcare companies today, including Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Histogenetics, and Profectus BioSciences, among many others. Entrepreneurs, healthcare executives, venture capitalists, and technology whizzes will gain valuable insight from expert panels on technology transfer, the mobile health app explosion, commercial space now designed for health and tech companies, and how healthcare institutions are embracing technology to tackle complex health issues.
Day One of the conference is designed to help entrepreneurs take their ideas to the next level. It begins with “Entrepreneurs’
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Day Two includes an in-depth look at “IBM Watson and the Future of Medicine” led by Watson Technologies Master Inventor William Murdock. Day Two also features a compelling keynote address by Steven Safyer, MD, the CEO of Montefiore Health System, the University Hospital and Academic Medical Center for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, which has rapidly expanded into Westchester County from New York City, as have New York Presbyterian and Memorial Sloan Kettering, further enhancing Westchester’
HealthTech ’14 will take place May 7-8, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, New York.
HealthTech’14 is the first conference to underscore the sizable footprint of the health tech industry in Westchester County and to fuel the county’s emerging health tech innovation culture.
“Westchester is home to a $15+ billion healthcare industry, as well as tech giant IBM, and a growing roster of global biotech companies such as Regeneron and Acorda,” explained Marissa Brett, Executive Director of Economic Development at the Westchester County Association. She noted that the conference also will highlight developments such as New York Medical College’s recently launched multi-million dollar biotech incubator. “Projects such as this and the BLUEPRINT Accelerator will breed the health tech giants of tomorrow.”
Ms. Brett called the conference an unprecedented gathering of thought leaders and innovators. “The conference is attracting the best minds and strategic thinkers in health tech, biotech and medtech – and the astute business executives who are accelerating growth in Westchester’
Sponsors of HealthTech’14 are: Montefiore Medical Center; White Plains Hospital; Histogenetics;
Tickets are: one day only: $225; full conference $425. For additional information and to register, please visit http://www.healthtech2014.com
About the BLUEPRINT for Westchester
The BLUEPRINT for Westchester is the Westchester County Association’
About the Westchester County Association
The Westchester County Association (www.westchester.org) is the preeminent business leadership organization serving Westchester County. The Association is committed to business advocacy, economic vitality and to providing a strong and clear voice for the interests of businesses on the regional, national and international levels. Its key objectives are promoting positive economic development in the region; fostering business development;
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