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Date Event Name Location Presenter(s)
December 5, 2014 1 – 12:30pm Deloitte Tech, Media & Telecom Panel Seasons 52, Tysons Corner Mall
December 2, 2014 10 am – 12 pm InvestMaryland Judges ForumOn Tuesday, December 2nd from 10 am – 12 pm, the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED) will host the IMC Judge’s Forum at the World Trade Center – Baltimore. During this event, judges will:- Hear an overview of the competition – How it works, When to score and Next steps
– Receive training on how to register and navigate the new TechMATCH system. TechMATCH is a web-based application submission program
– Learn from past judges their best practices for reviewing and scoring applications and mentoring start-ups
– Hear about IMC partnership and sponsorship opportunities
World Trade Center – Baltimore, 401 East Pratt Street, 21st FL, Baltimore, MD, United States
November 21, 2014 9a.m. – 11 a.m. United Nations New Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Roundtable
As a new element in the GSSD Expo this Round Table will allow for an interlocution between all partners including Ministers, UN focal points, mayors, municipal leaders, CEOs and investors, toward creating a new global partnership to deliver sustainable development in the post-2015 context. Partners will exchange strategies with regard to public-private partnerships and adjacent topics such as urban agriculture, investment, and accessible tourism will be the initial scope of discussion. The Round Table will bring together diverse sectors who champion different areas of social and economic endeavors for sustainable development. Each sector will highlight their respective contributions in scaling up development solutions.
Hall of the Americas, Organization of American States
November 19-20, 2014 Social Innovation Summit 2014: Innovation Showcase Redwood City, CA
November 14, 2014 McKinsey Latin America Forum for Health
Mexico City, Mexico
Oct 29, 2014 (6:00-7:15pm)

offers a unique opportunity for Duke graduate and undergraduate students from diverse schools and disciplines to work together in teams of four to five to generate innovative ideas for the OpenIDEO Fighting Ebola Challenge.

Sponsored by the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E), the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), the Duke Institute for Healthcare Innovation (DIHI), and the Sanford School of Public Policy (Sanford).

Duke Fuqua School of Business Ting Shih, Presenter
Oct 16-17, 2014

Mobile Health and Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models.
The challenge of creating better health outcomes for each dollar spent, remains one of the greatest challenges to health systems. Some trends in technology innovations such as microsensors, diagnostic at the point of care testing, diagnostic imaging, expert systems for clinical decisions, and “omics” (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, epigenomics, etc.) offer great opportunities to reduce costs and improve clinical outcomes.


Exploring technological advances applied to screening, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases that optimize human and financial resources.
Provide successful experiences of innovative delivery models supported in disruptive technologies that have allowed the efficiency of health care, in order to broaden the range of possibilities in these delivery models and open new horizons for the development of the health sector and improve the effectiveness of health care.
Explore the social and political challenges of Colombia to be taken into account in the implementation of innovative models and disruptive technologies in the delivery of health services.

Bogotá Theatre and Teatro Faenza – Central University
Calle 22 # 5-62 – Bogotá, Colombia
Ting Shih, Presenter
May 20, 2014
Baltimore Aquarium Ting Shih, IT Category Winner
May 9, 2014
Georgetown room at the Washington Hilton Hotel
1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Ting Shih, Guest Lecturer
Teresa Chahine, Lecturer
Apr 18, 2014
Harvard School of Public Health Ting Shih, Guest Lecturer
Teresa Chahine, Lecturer
Apr 17, 2014
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Course – Data Driven Healthcare: Revolutionizing Medicine and Public Health with Big Data
MIT Media Lab Ting Shih, Guest Lecturer
Todd Reid, Lecturer
Sandy Pentland, Professor
Apr 6-7, 2014
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland, USA Ting Shih, Presenter
Ari 2-4, 2014
Duke100 Fuqua Drive, Durham NC Ting Shih, Presenter
Dec 9, 2013 (2:30-3:30pm)

Today’s “boomers” are driving change in the healthcare system. This session discusses how wearable, point-of-care, patient self-management and other emerging technologies will supplement the increasing demand on healthcare services and the decreasing number of providers. It will explore an array of related and other promising emerging trends and opportunities which aid seniors entering a hyper-connected world.

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland, USA Ting Shih, Presenter
Nov 21, 2013 (9:00-12pm)

Start-Up Chile is a program created by the Chilean Government, executed by Corfo via InnovaChile, that seeks to attract early stage, high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups in Chile, using it as a platform to go global. The end goal of the accelerator program is to convert Chile into the definitive innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America; this is a mission shared by the Government of Chile and is a primary focus of the Ministry of Economy.ClickMedix was selected among more than 1,000 applicants to take one of 15 spots on Demo Day.

Santiago, Chile Ting Shih, Presenter
Nov 6, 2013 (11-12:30pm EST)

Business Call to Action (BCtA), in partnership with the Business Fights Poverty (BFP) and the Center For Health Market Innovations (CHMI) will host a public webinar to discuss increasing and improving access to healthcare services for the poor in underserved markets.
Register to participate in an engaging discussion with ClickMedix, Novartis and HAPINOY/MicroVentures about healthcare innovations through inclusive business models. Learn about challenges as well as opportunities these companies face in developing and scaling initiatives that enable low-income communities to access healthcare service and medicines at affordable prices.

Webinar, broadcasted from New York, NY Ting Shih, Presenter
Sept 21, 2103 (10am-8pm)

ClickMedix supported the launch of Grameen PrimaCare, a non-profit organization that provides high-quality, affordable health care and education to underserved communities. By capitalizing on the highly successful Grameen “group model,” and combining it with a comprehensive approach to health care, Grameen provides members with access to enhanced primary care services, a wellness center, health tools, mobile health technologies, and a combination of discounted services.

New York, NY, USA Ting Shih and Ryan Carag
Sep 19, 2013 (2-5pm)

Launched in 2008, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) aims to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by challenging companies to develop inclusive business models that offer the potential for both commercial success and development impact.

The BCtA global leadership platform is supported by the Australian Agency for International Development, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the UK Department for International Development, the US Agency for International Development, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Global Compact, and the Clinton Global Initiative.

Worldwide, 82 companies have responded to the BCtA by making commitments to improve the lives and livelihoods of millions through commercially-viable business ventures that engage low-income people as consumers, producers, suppliers, and distributors of goods and services.

New York, NY, USA Ting Shih, Inductee
May 5, 2013 (8:30-12pm)

The inaugural Telemedicine Venture Fair provides a forum for education, structured networking and collaboration between telemedicine and mHealth start-ups and establish venture capital. This half-day session provides a collaborative environment for the investment community and emerging telehealth to unite.

The Fair includes a panel of experts from the investment community to share words of advice and experiences on strategic partnerships, venture financing, and the state of the telehealth market. It also features presentations from some of the most exciting emerging companies in the industry and networking sessions for all participants.

Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, USA Ting Shih, Presenter
April 9, 2013 (11:40am)

The 10th Annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC) is committed to improving global health care by bringing together business, political, and academic leaders to actively share information and collaborate to improve the overall quality and cost of health delivery in the US and throughout the world.

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, Maryland, USA Ting Shih, Presenter
Mar 6-8, 2013 Global Marathon: Women in Engineering & Technology. Inspire. Inform. Change the world.
In most countries women are under-represented in engineering and technology professions. The Marathon–a free, virtual event–engages women (and their supporters) from any discipline, experience level, age, interest, culture, industry or employer. It encourages any and every woman in engineering and technology to create opportunities for connecting through discussions locally and globally.
Virtual Ting Shih, Presenter
Feb 22-23, 2013 ID Hackathon
Join Harvard and MIT Global Poverty Initiative for ID Hack, a 28-hour hackathon February 22-23 at Microsoft NERD that will bring together hackers and NGOs to work on problems that will make an impact on international development.
Microsoft NERD, MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA Ting Shih, Mentor
Feb 22, 2013 (12:30-7pm) Innovation + Implementation: Bringing New Technologies to the Developing World
Join Boston University School of Public Health Pharmaceuticals Program to hear from diverse selection of industry and public health experts in an interactive format to stimulate discussion and debate surrounding these complex issues. These varying perspectives will provide insight on the future implications of the increasing interface between the pharmaceutical industry and public health. The symposium will conclude with a networking reception.
72 E. Concord St, 14th Floor, Hiebert Lounge, Boston University, MA, USA Ting Shih, Panelist
Feb 10, 2013 (3:15-4:30pm) Harvard Social Enterprise Conference: Challenges Facing Heathcare Innovation in a Global ContextThe charge to increase the reach of healthcare delivery has primarily been led by NGOs and other institutions in the public sphere. This panel will explore the role that innovative business solutions from both established healthcare industry players and burgeoning entrepreneurs can play in helping to solve the healthcare crisis, the interplay of such business ventures with philanthropic organizations, and the challenges they face. Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA Ting Shih, Panelist
Feb 5, 2013 (12-1pm) MIT Japan Start-Up Exhibit

Keidanren Kaikan
1-3-2,Otemachi,Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,JapanTing Shih and Ryan Carag, Exhibitors2012Dec 5, 2012 (5:30-9pm)Montgomery Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony: Verl Zanders EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS – ClickMedix, AirPatrol, BrainScopeBethesda North Marriott and County Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852Ting Shih, Finalist AwardeeDec 3-5, 2012mHealth Summit: EngAGE PavilionGaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland 20745Ting Shih and Jodi LyonsNov 18, 2012 (1-5pm)Senior Citizens’ Dialogue: Association of American Counselors on Ethnic Eldercare ServicesThe Fairfax Retirement Community, 9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060Ting Shih and Jodi LyonsNov 7, 2012Tapping into the healthcare market with disruptive technology, Presentation and Q&A by Ting Shih, hosted by Young Entrepreneurs Network Market Place.WebinarTing Shih, PresenterOct 26, 2012 (2-6pm)Collaborating and Fusion of Efforts in Global Health901 Photonics (8 St Mary St), Boston University, MATing Shih, PresenterOct 25, 2012 (2:10pm Demo Session)Connected Health Symposium demo session: The Innovators: 10 Demos of Products That Could Make a Difference.Park Plaza Hotel, Main Ball Room, Boston, MATing Shih, PresenterOct 8-13, 2012Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards and Women’s ForumFranceTing Shih, PresenterJune 5, 2012

Maryland Health IT Innovations Forum The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED), and the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) will present Health It Innovations. (Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery County Campus, 9605 Medical Center Drive Building 3, Room 112-121)






Rockville, MDTing Shih, PresenterJune 1, 2012

Society for Prevention Research: Risk Reduction – Exploring the Role of Respect, Resilience, and Technology: Use of mobile telemedicine for cervical cancer screening: Improving access to cancer prevention for HIV positive women in Botswana (2:45 PM – 4:15 PM; Congressional D)Note: This presentation contains medical images which may be unsuitable for those not accustomed.


Hyatt Regency, Washington, DCTing Shih, PresenterMay 24, 2012Rock Health XX RetreatSan Francisco, CATing ShihMay 9, 2012Alzheimer’s Association – Washington Monuments LuncheonWashington, DCTing ShihApril 24, 20122012 MIT Information Technology Conference Start up Exhibit: Recent innovations will be on exhibit from a range of start-up and spin-off companies with MIT roots. Those firms will be showcasing their wares, and even providing attendees with opportunities for hands-on demos, at this lunchtime new technology product exposition that is sure to be a Conference highlight.Cambridge, MATing Shih, PresenterApril 16-18, 2012World Health Care Congress poster sessionGaylord Convention Ctr, Washington, DCTing Shih, PresenterMarch 23, 2012Rock Health Round Table Discussion: Building a Successful mHealth Company and Payment ModelsSan Francisco, CATing Shih, SpeakerMarch 22, 2012Medical Devices Thought Leadership SummitSan Francisco, CATing Shih, Thought LeaderFebruary 25, 2012MIT Sloan Healthcare Case Competition: Digital Marketing for HealthcareCambridge, MATing Shih, Judge2011December 12, 2011Forum on Tele-Geriatric Nursing Innovations, hosted by Asian Institute of ManagementManila, PhilippinesNina SolimanDecember 6, 2011

mHealth Summit: Mobile Health Venture Fair presented by mHIMSS






Washington, DCTing Shih, Philip MillerNovember 23, 2011Advancing Universal Healthcare through Telehealth: ClickMedix mHealth Start-Up LabManila, PhilippinesTing Shih, Nina SolimanNovember 17, 2011MIT Development Ventures Course Guest Lecture






Cambridge, MATing ShihNovember 7-8, 2011

World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress: Use of Mobile Telemedicine for Cervical Cancer Screening


Washington, DCTing ShihApril 25, 2011MIT Global Mobile Health Panel: Empowering the individual with technology-based solutionsCambridge, MADon YansenFebruary 17-18, 2011Economist Conferences: Healthcare in Asia 2011Hong KongTing Shih, Phil Miller2010December 9, 2010TEDx Monga: Make it Real!Taipei, TaiwanTing ShihDecember 3, 2010BizTech@Wharton Conference Keynote Panel: mHealth and mBankingPhiladelphia, PA, USARubayat KhanNovember 30, 2010Mobile Healthcare Industry Summit: Interactive Panel Discussion- Which Business Models Will Drive the Successful Monetisation of MHealthcare?Dubai, UAEMohammad Chowdhury, Board MemberNovember 8-10, 2010mHealth Summit: The Use of Mobile (Cellular) Oral Telemedicine in BotswanaWashington, DC, USASankalpo Ghose, Rubayat Khan, Dr. Tsholo Molefi, Ting Shih, Don Yansen,November 8, 2010M4D2010 (Mobile Communication Technology for Development): The Use of Mobile (Cellular) Oral Telemedicine in BotswanaKampala, UgandaRyan Littman-QuinnOctober 13, 2010Emerging Market Workshop ~ Media Lab Action!Cambridge, MA, USATing ShihOctober 4-6, 2010Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP10): Omidyar Mobile Fast PitchSan Francisco, CA, USATing Shih, Don Yansen, Mohammad ChowdhurySeptember 27-28, 2010MIT’s Future of Technology Summit: Connected Caring Consumers – Can Consumers Cure Healthcare and Themselves?Cambridge, MA, USADon YansenSeptember 12-15, 2010MEDINFO 2010 13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics: Solutions in Global Women’s Health Care Delivery: Use of Mobile Telemedicine for Cervical Cancer Screening(Gormley RH, Quinley KE, Shih T, Zsep S, Steiner A, Ramogola-Masire D, Kovarik CL)Cape Town, South AfricaDr. Carrie KovarikAugust 6, 2010The American Academy of Dermatology: Summer Academy Meeting 2010Chicago, IL, USATing ShihJuly 18-23, 2010XVII International AIDS Conference: Skills-building Workshop “Distance Based Learning Technologies E-Health and Social Media for Clinical HIV Management: Expert Sourcing for Real-Time AIDS Management by Front-Line Health WorkersVienna, AustriaTing ShihJune 8-9, 2010Mobile Applications: Training Workshop for South-Asia World Bank StaffNew Delhi, IndiaMridul ChowdhuryMay 15-18, 2010American Telemedicine Association 15th Annual International Meeting and Exposition: The Use of Mobile Telemedicine for Remote Diagnosis of Cervical Lesions(Quinley KE, Gormley RH, Zsep S, Steiner A, Shih T, Ramogola-Masire D, Kovarik CL)San Antonio, TX, USARachel GormleyMay 5-10, 2010American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual conference 2010: Mobile Teledermatology in Ghana: Sending and Answering Consults via Mobile Platform(Rosen A, Osei-Tutu A, Kovarik C, Siegel D, Shih T, Amanquah N, Osei-Tutu E, Haligah C, Addo H, Konnie A)Miami Beach, FL, USAAchiamah Osei-tutuMay 1, 20102010 Global Public Health & Technology Conference: Moving Beyond the TechnologyHarvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA, USADon YansenApril 17-18, 2010Global Health Innovate 2010, Unite For Site, Yale University: The Use of Mobile Telemedicine for Remote Diagnosis of Cervical Lesions(Quinley KE, Gormley RH, Zsep S, Steiner A, Shih T, Ramogola-Masire D, Kovarik CL)New Haven, CT, USAKelly QuinleyApril 10, 201016th Annual International Development Conference: Insights, Leadership, and Innovation: Charting New FrontiersCambridge, MA, USADon YansenMarch 5-10, 2010American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual conference 2010: The Use of Mobile Telemedicine for Remote Diagnosis of Cervical Lesions(Rosen A, Osei-Tutu A, Kovarik C, Siegel D, Shih T, Amanquah N, Osei-Tutu E, Haligah C, Addo H, Konnie A)Miami Beach, FL, USADr. Achiamah Osei-TutuJanuary 26-30, 2010Prince Mahidol Award Confernce 2010 Global Health Information ForumBangkok, ThailandMridul Chowdhury2009December 4, 2009eAsia 2009: Keynote at “The Future of Telemedicine” sessionColombo, SriLankaMridul ChowdhuryDecember 4, 2009University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) RetreatetPhiladelpiha, PAKelly QuinleyNovember 14, 2009Net Impact Conference: Design for Extreme Affordability Panel DiscussionIthaca, NYTing Shih