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Schedule*

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Speakers/Sponsors Welcome Reception
Location: TBA
6:00pm-9:00pm

 

Day 1 – Thursday, December 5th, 2019

8:00am – Registration & Light Breakfast

9:00am-9:30am

Introductions, Welcome and Setting The Stage
Robert Fine, Executive Director, International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association (IVRHA)

9:30am-10:30am

Keynote Presentation:  Virtual Reality and Healthcare: The Past, The Present and The Future
Dr. Walter Greenleaf, Behavioral Neuroscientist, Stanford University

10:30am-11:00am – Break

11:00am-11:30am

Talking Sense or BreatheVR
Deepa Mann-Kler, Visiting Professor in Immersive Futures, Ulster University

11:30am-12:00pm

The VR Experience at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Dr. Williams P. Levin, Medical Director, Global Network Operations, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm-1:30pm

How The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland is Using Virtual Reality To Improve Training
Donncha Ryan, Lead Technology Officer, Surgical Training, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

1:30pm-2:00pm

The State of Virtual Reality and Healthcare in the Middle East
Dr. Sana Farid, General Surgeon, CEO and Co-Founder, Munfarid

2:00pm-2:30pm

Independence Insight – Overcoming Aphasia by Using AR Smart Glasses
Dr. Lars Riedemann, Physician-Scientist, Department of Neurology, Heidelberg University Hospital

2:30pm-3:00pm – Break

3:00pm-3:30pm 

Solving The Emergency in Surgical Expertise with Immersive Technology – VR + Haptics + Cloud + AI = Better Patient Outcomes
Vicky Smalley, Chief Technology Officer, FundamentalVR

3:30pm-4:00pm

Future Therapies in Neuroscience and Virtual Reality: Leveraging The Power of Embodiment
Charlie Pearmund, Managing Director, Virtual Bodyworks

4:00pm-5:00pm

Medical Education vs. Distraction: How Is VR Content Being Most Successfully Created and Utilized? (What Is The Data Behind It?
Moderator: Amy Hedrick, CEO and Co-Founder, Cleanbox Technology
Dr. Arnaud Bosteels, Head of Virtual Reality Unit, Head of Anesthesiology, Clinique Saint-Jean Brussels
Camille Donegan, General Manager and Producer, Virtual Reality Ireland
Kevin Moss, Product Development Director, Rescape Innovation
Louisa Spring, Co-Founder, MotusXR
Donncha Ryan, Lead Technology Officer, Surgical Training, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

5:00pm-6:30pm – Reception

 

Day 2 – Friday, December 6th, 2019

8:00am – 9:00am – Registration & Light Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am

Day 1 Recap – Day 2 Ahead
Robert Fine, Executive Director, International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association (IVRHA)

9:15am-10:00am

Keynote Presentation: Twenty Years of Bringing Technology Into Hospitals – Shared Expertise
Dr. Susan Mazer, Co-Founder, Healing Healthcare Systems

10:00am-10:30am

DEEP: Breath Controlled VR for Anxiety Management
Susan Ticho, Founder, HatsumiVR, Healthcare Lead at Immerse UK

10:30am-11:00am – Break

11:00am-11:30am

The Irish Experience with Simulation and VR in Training Surgeons
Dr. Sean Tierney, Professor of Surgical Informatics, Dean of Professional Development and Practice, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

11:30am-12:00pm

Twenty Years of Chronic Pain Data from China, and Virtual Reality’s Role to Play
Dr. Diane Gromala, Canada Research Chair, Computational Technologies for Transforming Pain, Simon Frasier University

12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm-1:30pm

Virtual Reality Across The Patient Care Continuum
Dr. Robert Louis, Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program, Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, Hoag Memorial Hospital

1:30pm-2:00pm

Emotion Sensing VR: A Key Enabler for Mental Health Assessment and Treatment
Dr. Charles Nduka, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Emteq

2:00pm-2:30pm

TBA
Stamatina Rentoutli, XR Innovation Specialist, Neurostorm Studios

2:30pm-3:00pm – Break

3:00pm-3:30pm

TBA
Joey Campbell, Researcher/Lecturer, Immersive Environmental Design, Cork Institute of Technology

3:30pm-4:00pm

Virtual Reality as a Healing Environment
Kayvan Mirza, CEO and Co-Founder, Optivent

4:00pm-4:30pm

TBA
Niki Smit, Co-Founder and Designer, Monobanda

4:30pm-5:00pm

TBA
Freek Teunen, Co-Founder, MedKitVR
Jason Van Eunen, Co-Founder, MedKitVR

5:00pm – Adjourn

 

*Subject to change.

 

 

 

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