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Health Technology Forum Meeting #2

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Agenda of the Meeting

3:00pm to 3:30pm - Networking and Refreshments

3:30pm 4:00pm - Speeches

4:00pm 4:30pM - Panel

4:30pm to 5:00pm - Questions and Networking


Topic 1: Technological Advancements in Audiology Services - Speech

Presenter: Praveen Kumar C G

Praveen Kumar is pursuing Ph.D. in Audiology at Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India.

He is formally trained to assess and rehabilitate individuals with hearing impairment through graduate, post-graduate and doctoral courses. He is skilled and experienced in rehabilitation of hearing impaired with international exposure also, a skilled researcher in conducting evidence based practice, psycho acoustical and electrophysiological experiments by using advanced technology.

He has conducted many National and International Scientific research.

His research includes:

• 'Assessment of pragmatics in blind children', presented at Symposium on research in child language disorder in University of Wisconsin, Madison - June 7-9, 2007.

• 'Perceptual Identification of Transsexuals’ Voice, presented at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital & Research Centre, Pune, 6th international course ‘VOICECON 2007’ - November 23-25, 2007.

• Presented at 40th Annual Conference of Indian Speech and Hearing Association,
Mangalore - February 1-3, 2008.

Topic 2: Medical Imaging Concept - Speech

Presenter: Giriraju Sakappa

Giriraju Sakappy is a Senior Manager in Cardiology and Radiology Information Systems at Siemens with 20+ years of experience in medical Ultrasound and Cardiology Information System. He is skilled in area as diverse as verification, validation, product development process, new product introduction, production engineering, product safety & regulatory. Giriraju also is a certified Agile Scrum Master.

Topic agenda:

Basics of imaging technologies in diagnostics: modalities and principles. Place of radiology in the medical scheme. Importance of Radiologist role in medical diagnosis.

Topic 3: Internet of Things (IoT)- a healthcare perspective - Panel

Panelists: IoT India- The Internet of Things India

IoT India is a community focused on developing the Internet of Things for India and the world. The affiliations of its 250+ members include students, entrepreneurs and startups, maker communities, colleges, Fortune 500 companies, etc.

Topic agenda: Introduction. What is the IoT? Examples of IoT. IoT and Healthcare. HTF and IoT