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Healthcare Symposium Agenda

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey*

Registration, Breakfast, Welcome and Opening Remarks

Keynote Session: The Evolution of Personalized Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Marc Siegel, Doctor Radio Medical Director, SiriusXM at NYU Langone Health
Moderator: John Figueroa, former CEO, Genoa Healthcare

Explore how disruptive technologies and innovation drive better medical outcomes by pushing the traditional limits of healthcare systems. 

Panel: Systems Behind Exceptional Patient Care
Moderator: Lene Martin, Founder/Director, Blockchain at Pepperdine

Learn how back-office smart technology is positively impacting front-office patient care. Healthcare infrastructure, such as blockchain, AI, machine learning, new data from patients, and more, are leading to novel outcomes in the sector and advancing healthcare.


  • Heather Leigh Flannery, Global Lead of ConsenSys Health
  • Ken Allgood, Founder of Healthflow.io
  • Satish Chenchal, VP Ventech Solutions

Networking Lunch

Keynote Session: Creating Value with Global Pharmaceutical Technologies
Speaker: Dimitris Agrafiotis, CIO, Novartis
Moderator: Kathleen Grave, CEO, InBOLD Inc.

Evaluate the incorporation of new technologies within the pharmaceutical industry. Discuss the benefit of utilizing information technology services within the healthcare industry and how to leverage artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to provide enriched patient experiences. As the Chief Information Officer at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Dr. Agrafiotis builds the conversation based on his experience at top healthcare companies such as Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer.

Panel: Innovative Treatment and Personalized Medicine
Moderator: Gary Mangiofico, Executive Professor of Organizational Theory and Management, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Examine research and innovations that have evolved, leading to alternative care treatments and personalized medicine breakthroughs. Explore how genomics, nano tech, virtual reality, and other advances impact healthcare delivery and take into account the voice of the patient.


  • Darren Lee,  President and Chief Executive Officer, St. John's Regional Medical Center and St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital
  • Indu Subaiya, President and Co-founder, Catalyst @ Health 2.0 | Senior Advisor, HIMSS
  • Matt Vogl,  Executive Director and Co-Founder at National Mental Health Innovation Center, University of Colorado Medical Campus

Closing Remarks

*Agenda is subject to change at anytime without notice.