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Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on November 26, 2019 to the launch of U of T Engineering’s newest premiere speaker series, Disruptors & Dilemmas, kicking off with our inaugural event featuring healthcare and robotics.
Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare pulls together three panelists to focus the conversation on the innovations, challenges, and overall potential which comes with the continued adoption of robotics technology into healthcare. Our panel members will provide insights on how robotics can effect medical research, healthcare practitioners, and patients in Canada, revolutionizing existing practices and addressing the challenges of tomorrow.
Following our speaker panel, all guests are invited to engage with the panel members, fellow alumni and friends over cocktails and canapes.

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Panelists

Alberto Galasso
Rotman Chair in Life Sciences Commercialization
Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
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Wes Hodges (EngSci 0T3)
Founder, Synaptive Medical
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Taymaa May
Executive Director of Specialty Clinical Programs, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Surgical Oncology Lead- Toronto Central South, Cancer Care Ontario
Assistant Professor, Gynaecologic Oncology, University of Toronto
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Yu Sun
Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Director, U of T Robotics Institute
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MODERATOR: David Sinton (MechE 9T8, MechE PhD 0T3)
Professor & Canada Research Chair, Microfluidics and Energy, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
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Event Details
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
6:00 – 8:30pm
6:00pm – Registration
6:30pm – Disruptors & Dilemmas panel
7:30pm – Refreshments & networking reception
COST: $25 for alumni, $15 for students
LOCATION:
Bennett Jones
First Canadian Place
100 King St W Suite 3400, Toronto, ON

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Details

Date:
November 26
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://alumni.engineering.utoronto.ca/event/disruptors-dilemmas-robotics-in-healthcare/

Organizer

Steve Radbourn
Email:
steve.radbourn@ecf.utoronto.ca