Healthcare Lecture Series: Impact of Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain


A full day of educational lectures from industry luminaries on the impact of AI and blockchain in the healthcare space. Ample breaks for networking for those looking for deal making and opportunities.

MC: Dimitrios Tsakos
Opening Remarks: Jamiel Shiekh (9am-9:20am)

History of AI & Healthcare: Vadim Shepel, Director, Strategy & Consulting, Hospital and Vaccine Business Units, Pfizer (9:20am-9:40am)

Event Keynote: Michael Dershem, CEO of MAPay, LLC (9:40am - 10:30am)

"Lecture 1: 10:30am - 11:15am
Lauren Huber, Corporate Innovation, IBM
Blockchain in Healthcare: Industry Trends & Perspectives"

"Lecture 2: 11:15am-noon
Michael Frank, Director, R&D Strategy & Consulting, Pfizer
Getting to Proof of Innovation: AI Applications in Biopharma"


"Panel: Why Healthcare Might The Next Biggest Blockchain Disruptor (1pm - 2pm) A discussion of why and how blockchain may disrupt healthcare, and how healthcare may disrupt blockchain.
Peter Borovych, Blockchain Solution Architect, Blockchain Driven
Dr. Lishan Aklog, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at PAVmed Inc., Medical Device Entrepreneur, Cardiac Surgeon
Alex Cahana, Head of Healthcare and Blockchain Consulting at Genesis Block
Moderated by Marcos Dinnerstein, Founding Editor: A Better Mousetrap Newsletter"

"Lecture 3: 2pm-2:45pm
Niteen Kumar, Enterprise Architect & Solution Architect, Amitech Solutions
Hospital Readmissions: Prediction and Management of Patient Readmission Risk"

Lecture 4: 2:45pm-3:30pm: Being confirmed

Networking Break (3:30pm-4pm)

"Lecture 5: 4pm-4:45pm
Alex Cahana, Head of Healthcare and Blockchain Consulting at Genesis Block. Blockchain Expert UN/CEFACT, Economic Commission Europe
PGOs, PBMs, payers and hospitals: Why nobody in Healthcare wants Blockchain"

Closing Remarks: Dimitrios Tsakos