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The Global China Connection and MedHacks are proud to present the inaugural 2018 GCC x MedHacks China U.S. HealthTech Forum from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, Mudd 26.
The forum features 17 high-profile speakers, including six founders of health technology companies, five representatives from venture capitals, and notable speakers such as the VP of Tencent, executive president of Fosun Healthcare Holdings, and the COO of Insilico Medicine. There will also be a networking session and career fair after the forum for students to engage in meaningful conversations with the global health leaders and establish professional connections.
Our confirmed speakers are:
Jim Lai – Vice president of Tencent, Head of Tencent Financial Technology Department
Lee Chang – Vice president of Baidu Venture
Dr. Tom Tang – Founder of First Dimension Biosciences, a company specializing in cancer genome profiling
Dr. Qingsong Zhu – Chief operating officer of Insilico Medicine, Inc, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker, and aging research
Dr. Jinchen Yang – Senior scientific researcher, BrainCo
Dr. Rene Vidal – Director of Mathematical Institute for Data Science at Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Sheng Luo – Associate Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics at Duke University
Tanay Tandon – Founder at Athelas, a computer-vision–driven blood diagnostics platform
Dr. Patrick Brown – Director of the Pediatric Leukemia Program at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Youlin Qiao – Director of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Centre, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and Peking Union Medical College in Beijing
Dr. Jian-Zhong Qian – resident and CEO of EDDA Technology Inc., a company specializing in imaging-guided cancer treatment
Paul W. Dempsey –Vice president and most recently CSO at Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc.
Edward Chyau – Managing partner at Mesh Ventures
Kevin Xie – Executive president of Fosun Healthcare Holdings, Chief Representative of Fosun US
Olivia Wang – Vice president of ZhenFund
Justin Li – Principal of Hemi Ventures
Dr. Xi Fang – Managing partner at Button Capital
The conference will have three panels:
- New Era for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
- Entrepreneurship: The Capital of Innovation
- Revolution of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Personalized Medicine
No experience necessary. All are welcome!
Stay tuned for more detailed information on speakers, agenda, and career fair on Facebook.