Monday, March 30
MaRS Discovery District
All paid MaRS conference passes
A New Age: The Future of Aging and Brain Health
Explore the innovations that are transforming aging and brain health with this full day of keynotes, demos, pitches and patient stories. Our presenters will introduce new approaches to geriatric care, detail advances in cell research that are changing the limits of human longevity, demonstrate digital therapeutics and more.
Experience interactive demos of technologies that improve cognitive strength through meditation, revolutionize mobility through robotics, as well as augment caregiving. Plus, health providers will share their unmet needs in a series of reverse pitches to an audience of innovators and entrepreneurs.
Co-Founder and CEO, Trexo Robotics
Manmeet Maggu is Co-Founder and CEO of Trexo Robotics (YC2019). He founded Trexo after learning of his nephew’s diagnosis with cerebral palsy. Manmeet holds a Mechatronics Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. Previously, he has worked at Blackberry (RIM) and Qualcomm, among others, and brings […]
Co-Founder and CEO, Acorn Biolabs
Drew Taylor is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Acorn Biolabs. Biologist and former professional athlete, Drew has charted his path across molecular cell biology, science and baseball with steadfast passion over his career. Drew’s current mandate is to lead Acorn Biolabs to market to bring accessible, non-invasive and affordable live cell collection and preservation […]
Co-Founder and CEO, Steadiwear Inc
Mark Elias, the co-founder & CEO of Steadiwear Inc, has a background in vibration damping and entrepreneurship with previous experience in project controls with Turner construction management. Mark has managed Steadiwear’s R&D, manufacturing, clinical trials, IP & highly efficiently.
Future Strategist, SE Health
As a senior leader at SE Health (formerly Saint Elizabeth Health Care), Zayna works to create a better future for aging adults in their homes and communities. She is faculty at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine stream, and is adjunct faculty at the Health Sector Strategy stream at the Rotman School of Management. Previously, Zayna led […]
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