mHealth Connect 2017 Agenda

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This day’s activities are open to the public and will be live streamed. Register for the live stream or to attend Day 1 in-person. If you were invited to attend Day 2, refer to your invitation to register for both Days 1 and 2.

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Registration opens
1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Welcome
Scott Delp and Ida Sim
1:10 pm – 1:15 pm mHealth: Moving Toward Impact (Introduction)
David Shaywitz
Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus
Co-Founder and West Coast Innovation Lead,
Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH),
Massachusetts General Hospital
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm mHealth: Moving Toward Impact (Presentations)
Hear different perspectives on the role of wearable devices beyond consumer fitness applications

Michael Snyder
Professor of Genetics, Stanford University

Spyros Papapetropoulous
Vice President, Global Development Head,
Neurodegenerative Diseases and Movement Disorders,
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Laura Wilt
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Ochsner Health System

Cedric Hutchings
Vice President, Digital Health, Nokia Technologies
Co-founder and past CEO, Withings

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm mHealth: Moving Toward Impact (Panel Discussion)
A panel discussion on the successes and challenges of increasing the use of wearable technologies within clinical and research environments

Panelists: Michael Snyder, Spyros Papapetropoulous, Laura Wilt, Cedric Hutchings
Moderator: David Shaywitz

3:45 pm – 4:20 pm Lightning Talks
Hear short talks from manufacturers, app developers, and researchers working with wearable devices for physical activity and movement.
4:20 pm – 4:30 pm Closing
Scott Delp and Ida Sim
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Reception
Enjoy drinks and hor d’oeuvres while you network with other participants, learn about different wearable devices for tracking physical activity, and view posters of some of the latest research about wearable devices.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Participation in this day is by invitation only. Below is the draft agenda for the day. See the list of Day 2 attendees. To register for this day, please refer to your invitation.

9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome and Review of Past Year’s Progress
Joy Ku and Ida Sim
9:15 am – 9:45 am Introductions: Round 1
9:45 am – 10:15 am The FDA and Wearable Devices
Bakul Patel
Associate Center Director for Digital Health, FDA
10:15 am – 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 am – 11:00 am Introductions: Round 2
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Round Table: Understanding the Past Year in Wearables
Discuss major changes that occurred within the wearables industry in the past year and how they impact the goal of increasing the use of consumer wearables for clinical purposes. Propose new breakout sessions, if applicable.
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Breakout Sessions / Working Group Meetings

  • Validation of wearable devices
  • Translation of wearable devices into clinics and other industries
  • Others, as proposed by participants (e.g., Academic/industry partnerships)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm BREAK
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Presentations and Feedback on Action Plans
Breakout session / working group leads will present their action plans for the next year (e.g., draft of a paper, proposal for a concrete collaboration, etc.)
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing
Joy Ku and Ida Sim

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