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February 22, 2016 8:45 am TO 5:15 pm

Host and Moderator – Tyler Mathisen

  • 8:00 AM – Registration Opens
  • 8:45 AM – Conference Begins

SESSION 1 – 8:45 AM

“Thinking Outside the Box”

  • Juan Enriquez, author, “Evolving Ourselves”
  • Alvy Ray Smith – co-founder, PIXAR Animation Studios
  • Mark Plokin – Shaman Medicine; 15 undocumented tribes

“Transformative Issues”

  • John Andrews – co-editor, the Economist’s “Megachange, the World in 2050”
  • David Rothkopf – CEO & Editor, Foreign Policy magazine – foreign policy strategies in an uncertain world.

10:10 AM: Networking & Conversations

SESSION 2 – 10:40 AM

“Innovations in Healthcare”

  • Moderator – Paula Apsell, Senior Executive Producer, NOVA
  • Dr. Paul Rothman, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Dr. Keith Stewart, Director, Center of Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager, IBM Watson Health
  • Dr. Yan Chow, founder and chief innovation officer, Kaiser Permanente Technology Center
  • Dr. Alan Russell, founder Disruptive Technology in Healthcare Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

“Voices for the Arts”

  • Joey Alexander, 12 year old piano jazz prodigy

12:15 – Lunch

SESSION 3 – 1:15 PM

“Reimagining Learning” – NewProfit

  • Vanessa Kirsch – CEO, NewProfit – Moderator
  • Jeff Walker, board member NewProfit
  • Dr. Pamela Cantor, founder and CEO Turnaround for Children
  • Jim Balfanz, President, City Year, Inc.
  • Shruti Sehra – Leader of Reimagine Learning Focused Fund

“Voices for the Arts” – From the Top

  • Violinist Ilana Zaks – finalist in the Menuhin Competition
  • Cellist Zlatomir Fung – won 1st Prize in the Cello Division at the Johansen International Competition
  • Pianist Derek Wang – winner of the Tureck Bach Competition

2:35 PM – Networking and Conversations

SESSION 4 – 3:15 PM

“Breakthroughs” and “STEM Education”

  • Raj Rao, board member, 3M Gives
  • Daniel Kish – Echolocation – President World Access for the Blind
  • Hugh Herr – founder, director, Extreme Bionics Lab, MIT Media Lab
  • Alan Russell – founder, McGowan Regenerative Medicine Institute
  • IBM Watson – Artificial Intelligence

“Adventurer”

  • Doug Stoup, the most traveled explorer to both the North and South Poles.

5:00 PM – Conference Ends

Post Conference – after 5:00 PM

  • Elective: Ice Cream and Conversation – with speakers and audience members
    • What’s Da Scoop will bring their mobile Ice Cream truck
    • Imagine Solutions will buy the speakers a scoop of Ice Cream
    • Audience buys a scoop or more – 20% donated to Community Foundation and Southwest Florida Foundation