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A New Age - The Future of Aging and Brain Health

March 30, 2020 9:00am - 6:00pm

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.

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(general program)

Transforming Women’s Health Cocktail Reception

March 30, 2020 6:30pm - 9:00pm

A cocktail networking reception co-hosted by MaRS and adMare BioInnovations. Meet the innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs who are remaking the industry and making healthcare better and more inclusive for everyone.

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(exclusive program)

A Showcase of Therapeutic Innovation at the University of Toronto

March 30, 2020 9:00am - 2:00pm

A showcase of therapeutic innovation at the University of Toronto.

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(private event)

Unlocking the Potential: Converging Technologies in Therapeutic Development

March 31, 2020 8:00am - 6:00pm

This full day of venture demos, panels and keynotes highlights the cutting-edge health innovations that are changing therapeutic development, such as AI, gene editing, precision medicine and genomics.
In addition to venture demos, hear directly from global pharma companies on their changing strategies, approaches to R&D, as well as the emerging technologies they’re watching.

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(general program)

AI & Devices: Smart Solutions, Changing Healthcare

March 31, 2020 8:00am - 12:00pm

This session explores how AI is being used to support healthcare today and how these technologies are being integrated into existing health systems – specifically as it relates to imaging and diagnostics.

Meet the innovators tailoring machine-learning algorithms to equip frontline care workers with critical insights. Speakers hail from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, the Vector Institute, the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital, startups such as WinterLight Labs, MIMOSA Diagnostics and ODS Medical.

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(general program)

Keeping out in front: Insights about the cell and gene therapy sector

March 31, 2020 2:00pm - 7:00pm

CCRM and JLABS Toronto are hosting an exclusive, private event for investors and entrepreneurs, focusing on the emerging cell and gene therapy sector. Request an invitation at info@ccrm.ca.

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(private event)

Life Sciences Ontario Networking Night

March 31, 2020 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Please join the LSO members for March’s Networking Night at Marche Restaurant. It will be a casual opportunity to meet and network with people from all across the life sciences industry.

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(community event)

HealthKick Invest

April 1, 2020 8:00am - 6:00pm

MaRS HealthKick Invest brings together innovators in the therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device, digital health, and consumer health spaces and connects them to global venture capital funds, family offices, angel investors, and other capital partners interested in investing in the future of health.

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(exclusive event)

The Shake-up: New Power Players Entering the Healthcare Industry

April 2, 2020 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Power players from all industries are entering the healthcare space — from online retailers and software giants to fintechs and auto manufacturers. How is this reshaping the industry and what new trends can we expect to see as a result?

Hear from new companies making healthcare plays, their visions for the future and how the industry could be transformed.

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(exclusive event)

TechTO Health - Health Innovation Week 2020

April 2, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm

TechTO Health examines the ideas and implications of the high-tech revolution and features 10 speakers who are thought leaders and Founders from Toronto’s Healthcare industry.

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(community event)

Innovation Days

March 31, 2020 9:00am - April 2, 2020 5:00pm
Invite Only
(private event)

Networking Pavillion

March 31, 2020 10:00am - April 2, 2020 5:00pm

Partnering Pavilion is included with your MaRS Conference pass and will be taking place throughout the week. Schedule a meeting with potential partners, connect with colleagues and grab a coffee in our partnering lounge, hosted by MaRS and Global Affairs Canada.

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(general event)

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