Surgical Robots: Innovation, Opportunities, Challenges

Surgical Robots: Innovation, Opportunities, Challenges
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Autodesk Toronto at MaRS
661 University Avenue

Limited complimentary tickets available for H2I clients.

Join us the symposium "Surgical Robots: Innovation, Opportunities and Challenges" Wednesday October 17, 2018 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at the Autodesk Toronto Technology Centre. Hear about Canadian innovations from companies such as Synaptive Medical and MDA, research organizations such as Sick Kids Hospital and the Centre for Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics.

The symposium will explore home-grown Canadian innovations, invite technology users and adopters to highlight what opportunities exist for these technologies, and host a discussion on the challenges in bringing these technologies to market, including their validation, adoption, policy innovation and how they will transform the healthcare system and practice.

Speakers include:
* Cameron Piron, Co Founder and Member of the Board, Synaptive Medical
* Tim Reedman, Director, Commercial Systems, MDA Robotics
* Leila Kheradpir, M.Sc., P.Eng, Director, Hardware Engineering, Synaptive Medical
* Tim Fielding, Medical Product Development Manager, MDA
* Thomas Looi, Program Director, Centre for Image Guided Innovation and Therapeutic Intervention, Hospital for Sick Children
* Rajni Patel, Director of Engineering, Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics and Canada Research Chair in Advanced Robotics and Control, Western University
* Dr. Taymaa May, Gynaecologist, Oncologist, and Surgical Scientist, UHN Princess Margaret Hospital, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

October 17, 2018
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Autodesk Toronto 661 University Avenue