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Converge: Where Healthcare Meets Innovation

September 2, 2015 - September 3, 2015

MedCity CONVERGE provides the most accurate picture of the future of medical innovation by gathering decision-makers from every sector to debate the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

This national, executive-level summit gathers leaders from health systems, payers, medical device, pharma and digital health/health IT to join with entrepreneurs, government leaders, investors and other key stakeholders to see the latest innovations and create, through their conversations, truly actionable intelligence on where the innovation opportunities are right now.

Through a mix of provocative conversations, heavily interactive networking sessions and a showcase of the hottest early-stage companies, CONVERGE empowers attendees to guide their organizations in a way other conferences can’t.

Why you should attend

Networking

Many attendees last year said that the networking opportunities alone made Converge an experience not to be missed. Converge attracts investors, entrepreneurs, C-level execs and directors’from medical device to pharma, payers and more.

Startup Showcase

No other event gathers the selection of startups as Converge. Throughout the conference, you’ll see demos from the most up-to-the-minute innovative new companies.

Panels, Chats

Get enlightened from a variety of experts. You’ll hear the latest ideas and innovations’what’s working, what’s not, what’s next. Get actionable insight that you can take back with you, ideas that makes a difference.

Keynotes

We have the brightest minds in the industry, sharing their views on a variety of topics.

> Innovations; AAex Mark, Truthl

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.

Details

Start:
September 2, 2015
End:
September 3, 2015

Venue

Hyatt at the Bellevue
200 S Broad St
Philadelphia,PAUS
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