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Apps for Health 2016: Call for Speakers

Share your expertise with an audience of over 350 professionals, students and digital health leaders.

Apps for Health, one of Ontario’s premier information-sharing, networking and recruiting event for the global digital health industry, is seeking speakers to share new initiatives, new technology and discuss the latest trends and best practices in digital health at the April 28 conference.

This year’s conference will focus on “Connecting Consumers and Care Providers,” and will feature keynote presentations from leading experts and influencers in digital health like William Charnetski, Ontario’s Chief Health Innovation Strategist and Paul Biondich, Director, Global Health Informatics Program, Regenstrief Institute . Areas of interest at this year’s conference include:

· Patient Engagement, including virtual patient communities, engagement design and outreach, health literacy and patient education design and other related.

· Virtual Care, including patient self-management, remote patient monitoring, health and wellness apps, mobile health and other related topics

· Big Data, including uses of unstructured clinical data, clinical references and publications, genomic data, web and social data and other related topics.

· Global mHealth including mHealth at scale, mHealth in low resource countries, wearable devices and quantified self, connected home health, machine to machine communication and other related topics.

Healthcare practitioners, IT professionals and entrepreneurs are invited to respond to the call by completing the online application, available at http://apps4health.ca/index.php/schedule/call_for_speakers/.

Speaker opportunities are available on one of our 12 panels and speakers may apply for solo presentations or for group presentations.

Space is limited, so please submit your application by February 5, 2016. All speakers will receive two complimentary conference registrations.

About Apps for Health

Apps for Health will be held in Hamilton, Ontario on April 28, 2016. The conference is organized by Mohawk College’s mHealth and eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC – www.mohawkmedic.org) attracts over 350 attendees each year, bringing together clinicians, IT professionals, policy makers, researchers and educators.

To learn more about Apps for Health visit www.apps4health.ca. Email questions to appsforhealth@mohawkcollege.ca.