The 1st San Diego Health Impact Forum

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA  |  May 11 - 14, 2015

hosted at the scripps research institute, the sanford consortium for regenerative medicine, the j. craig venter institute, and the lodge at torrey pines

Forum Schedule


Monday, May 11  |  The Lodge at Torrey Pines and UCSD  |  General Session

7:15 - 8:15 AM  |  Chairman's Council Roundtable Discussions  |  By Invitation Only

8:00 AM  |  Registration and Coffee at the Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society and the Environment (UCSD)

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  |  Welcome Addresses

Pradeep K. Khosla, PhD, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego

Irwin M. Jacobs, ScD, Co-Founder and former Chairman, Qualcomm Incorporated

Margaret Leinen, PhD, Vice Chancellor, UCSD Marine Sciences, Dean, UCSD School of Marine Sciences, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD

David Brenner, MD, Vice Chancellor, UCSD Health Sciences, and Dean, UCSD School of Medicine

9:30 - 11:00 AM  |  Panel Discussion: Completing Darwin's Quest - Discovering the Dark Matter of Biology

Andrew Senyei, MD, Trustee, The UCSD Foundation (Welcome and Introductions)

Pradeep K. Kholsa, PhD, Chancellor, UCSD (Moderator)

Larry Smarr, PhD, Founding Director, Calit2

Rob Knight, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD School of Medicine, and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering

11:00 - 11:30 AM  |  Coffee Break and Networking

11:30 - 12:50 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

12:50 - 2:10 PM  |  Lunch and Networking  |  Terrace at the Robert Paine Scripps Forum

2:10 - 3:30 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

3:30 - 4:00 PM  |  Coffee Break and Networking

4:00 - 5:15 PM  |  Innovation Plenary Sessions (Three Tracks)

Track 1: Big Data and the Digital Health Revolution

Garen Staglin, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, OneMind, and Co-Founder and President, OneMind Institute (Moderator)

Barry Didato, Chief Investment Officer, The Innovation Institute

Steve Shaya, MD, Chief Medical Officer, J&B Medical

Jeffrey Grethe, PhD, Program Director, OneMind Apollo Data Exchange Portal (OneMind Institute)

Tom Chi, CEO, Factory X, former Head of Product Experience, Google X

Track 2: The New Face of Innovation and Impact Investing - Accomplished Women Driving Transformational Innovation

Jacki Zehner, President, The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation (Moderator)

Caroline Ghosn, Co-Founder and CEO, Levo

Tiffany Pham, Founder and CEO, MOGUL

Jennifer Fleiss, Co-Founder and Head of Business Development, Rent the Runway

Ruzwana Bashir, Co-Founder and CEO,

Track 3: The New Generation of Women Leading Social Investment and Philanthropy

Kate Roberts, Co-Founder, The Women's Investment Network

Marcia Cardamore, Founder and Executive Director, PeopleSense Foundation and PeopleSense, Inc.

Yasmin Madan, Private Sector Team Leader, Maternal and Child Survival Program

Beth Steinberg, Managing Director, Wesley Capital

Krishna Jaffa, PhD, Deputy Director, Integrated Delivery, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

6:00 - 9:00 PM  |  Cocktail Reception at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, co-hosted with CONNECT


TUESDAY, May 12  |  The SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE  |  General Session

7:15 - 8:15 AM  |  Chairman's Council Roundtable Discussions  |  By Invitation Only

8:00 AM  |  Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:45 AM  |  Welcome and Keynote  |  James C. Paulson, PhD, Acting President and CEO, The Scripps Research Institute

9:45 - 11:15 AM  |  Innovation Plenary Sessions (Two Tracks)

Track 1: Digitizing Humans and Democratizing Medicine

Eric Topol, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health

Track 2: Accelerating Transformational Advances in Brain Health and Neurodegenerative Diseases through Innovative Philanthropy and Impact Investing

Kelsey Martin, PhD, Executive Vice Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA (Moderator)

Shari Staglin, Co-Founder of OneMind and the OneMind Institute

Melissa Stevens, Deputy Executive Director, FasterCures (a center of the Milken Institute)

Deborah W. Brooks, Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Claudio Joazeiro, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Scripps Research Institute

11:15 - 11:45 AM  |  Coffee Break and Networking

11:45 - 1:00 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

1:00 - 2:20 PM  |  Lunch and Networking  |  Scripps Terrace

2:20 - 3:40 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

3:40 - 4:10 PM  |  Coffee Break and Networking

4:10 - 5:30 PM  |  Innovation Plenary Sessions (Two Tracks)

Track 1: Solutions to Funding the Development and Commercialization of Transformational Innovations

Greg Simon, CEO, Poliwogg (Moderator)

David Panzirer, Member, Board of Trustees, Helmsely Charitable Trust

Deborah W. Brooks, Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Christopher de Souzza, Broadview Ventures (a part of the Leducq Family Trust)

Track 2: Impact Investing - Opportunities to Achieve Superior Financial Returns While Doing Good for Measurable Social Benefit

Keely Stevenson, Entrepreneur, Investor, CEO, Bamboo Finance (Moderator)

Fran Seegull, Head of Investments, ImpactAssets

John H. Friedman, Founding and Managing Partner, Easton Capital

Stuart Rudick, Founding Partner, Mindful Investors Venture Fund

Leena Ved, Vice President, Pacific Alliance Capital Group

Maurizio Vecchione, Senior Vice President for Global Good and Research, Global Good Fund

6:30 - 9:30 PM  |  Cocktail Reception, Dinner, and Movie Night Under the Stars at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, featuring a keynote from Peter Samuelson, Co-Founder, First Star Inc.


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