Tuesday, September 29th

2:00PM–2:15PM: Welcome - Robertson Auditorium

2:15PM–3:00PM: Why These Tech Titans Joined Government To Help Save Healthcare - Robertson Auditorium

Many of us associate innovative solutions and scalable technology with startups, Silicon Valley, and scrappy teams; but these experts are focusing their time and talents in Washington DC in order to harness technology's ability to solve healthcare's biggest problems.

Susannah Fox, CTO at the US Department of Health and Human Services
DJ Patil, Chief Data Scientist at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Leena Rao (Moderator), Senior Writer at Fortune 

SUSANNAH FOX

SUSANNAH FOX

DJ PATIL

DJ PATIL

LEENA RAO

LEENA RAO

3:00PM–3:30PM: Non-Doctors On Demand - Robertson Auditorium

On demand services are all the rage and the first wave affecting healthcare included a plethora of doctor-driven services. But what's on demand in the rest of the healthcare stack? We'll sit down with Lantern, Honor, and Kurbo Health to explore how they're thinking beyond the MD and leveraging thousands of allied healthcare workers to improve our access to quality care.

Thea Runyan, Co-founder of Kurbo Health
Alejandro Foung, Co-founder & CEO of Lantern
Sandy Jen, Co-founder of Honor
Thomas Goetz (Moderator), Co-founder & CEO of Iodine

3:30PM–4:15PM: Virtual Reality: Just What The Doctor Ordered? - Robertson Auditorium

Virtual reality has transformed the way we think of and create new worlds, but it also allows us to explore the inner-most workings of the human body. We'll discuss the very real implications virtual reality is having on healthcare--from how we study biological structures to how we administer care.

Adam Gazzaley, Director of Gazzaley Lab, UCSF
Mary Spio, Founder & President of Next Galaxy
Sarah Buhr (Moderator), Reporter at TechCrunch

ADAM GAZZALEY

ADAM GAZZALEY

MARY SPIO

MARY SPIO

SARAH BUHR

SARAH BUHR

4:15PM–4:45PM: Rewiring The Crap Out Of Healthcare - Robertson Auditorium

As the Founder and Managing Partner of Social+Capital Partnership, Chamath Palihapitiya is the "it" man of socially responsible investing. Hear his take on what needs to change in healthcare and how his investment thesis focuses on companies that are drastically doing just that.

Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder & Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership
Jessica Lessin (Interviewer), Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Information

CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA

CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA

JESSICA LESSIN

JESSICA LESSIN

4:45PM–5:30PM: Snack Break - Fisher Banquet Hall

Refuel after an afternoon of learning before joining us for an exclusive screening of The Immortalists.

5:30PM–7:00PM: Exclusive Screening: The Immortalists - Robertson Auditorium

This critically acclaimed documentary follows two eccentric scientists' struggle to create eternal youth in a world they call “blind to the tragedy of old age.” As they battle their own aging and suffer the loss of loved ones, their scientific quest ultimately becomes personal.


Wednesday, September 30th

9:30AM–10:30AM: Late Registration & Breakfast

10:00AM–10:45AM: Master Class Workshops

A. Modifying a Root Health Behavior (A Live Spire Demo) led by Neema Moraveji
B. How Venture Capitalists Think with Jack Young

10:50AM–11:30AM: Life After A Digital Health IPO - Robertson Auditorium

They rang the bell, now what? We sit down with the CEOs who led two industry-changing IPOs to discuss how Evolent and Fitbit deliver and grow in the wake of going from startup to public company.

James Park, Co-founder & CEO of Fitbit
Frank Williams, Co-founder & CEO of Evolent Health
Brook Byers (Moderator), Co-Founder & Senior Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

JAMES PARK

JAMES PARK

FRANK WILLIAMS

FRANK WILLIAMS

11:30AM–12:15PM: Where's The Next Digital Health Unicorn? - Robertson Auditorium

An early-stage company with the potential and followthrough to become a billion dollar paradigm-shifter can be as illusive, but hopefully not as mythical, as a unicorn. We pick the brains of investing heavy-weights to talk cold, hard facts: where can we find unicorns in digital health?

Ann H. Lamont, Managing Partner of Oak HC/FT & Oak Investment Partners
Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director of Healthcare at GE Ventures
Katie Benner (Moderator), Reporter at The New York Times

12:15PM–2:00PM: Lunch & Networking - Fisher Banquet Hall

Get to know your fellow attendees over lunch inside or on the patio! Looking for more? Don't miss out on your chance to visit Studio Dental, participate in speed networking on the lawn, or attend an informative masterclass workshop.

1:15PM–2:00PM: Master Class Workshops

A. Digital Health CTO Playbook with Chas Ballew
B. Innovating In Pediatrics: Little Patients, Lifelong Impacts with Carla Small, Amy Sheng, and Jackson Wilkinson

2:15PM–2:45PM: Outsmarting Death Through The Software Of Life - Robertson Auditorium

You know Dr. J. Craig Venter as the pioneer of genome sequencing, and now he's forging new territory yet again to merge life science with computer science to extend humans' healthy lifespan and redefine the way we age.

J. Craig Venter, Co-founder & CEO of Human Longevity Inc.
I-han Chou (Interviewer), Senior Strategy Editor at Nature Publishing Group

J CRAIG VENTER

J CRAIG VENTER

I-HAN CHOU

I-HAN CHOU

2:45PM–3:30PM: The Impact Of Mass Consolidation: What It Means For Disruptors - Robertson Auditorium

On this panel, a mix of founders, policy-makers, and investors discuss the impact of this year's mega-mergers on the startup health market and what it means for future industry disruptors. We've seen an unprecedented billions of capital flowing into new players in healthcare at the startup level just as this consolidation wave has taken hold. The panel will discuss where consolidation is driving opportunity: customer's demand for choice, innovation and focus; and where health tech startups need to ensure coordination and cohesion with some of the market's key players as they go from big to gigantic.

Ali Diab, Co-founder & CEO of Collective Health
Janet Widmann, Executive Vice President at Blue Shield of California
Noah Lang, Co-founder & CEO of Stride Health
Kimberly MacPherson (Moderator), Co-director of the Berkeley Center for Health Tech

3:30PM–3:45PM: Stretch & Swag - Robertson Auditorium

See if you've won any of the dozens of high-tech healthcare products and services we're giving away. What better way to celebrate Rock Health's 5th anniversary than with prizes all around?

3:45PM–4:30PM: What The Former Facebook CFO Is Doing In Digital Health - Robertson Auditorium

Now that we have entered the age when technology is being applied to every aspect of our lives, it takes extra grit and dedication to build a company tackling one of our country's most entrenched and disjointed industries. David left his post as CFO of Facebook (before that he was CFO of Genentech) to focus on bringing technology to healthcare in an effort to make experiences that affect us all less isolating and frustrating. We'll explore why he made the leap, how his current ventures compare to building other iconic and disruptive companies, and what his vision is for the future of digital health.

David Ebersman, Co-founder & CEO of Lyra Health
Deepa Seetharaman (Interviewer), Reporter at The Wall Street Journal

4:30PM–6:30PM: Reception: Drinks & Demos - Fisher Banquet Hall

This reception will give new meaning to drinking to your health! Join us for delicious food, drinks, and demos of the latest bio-hacking products. Measure your own biometrics, meet with founders, network with hundreds of other attendees, and celebrate the culmination of the fifth Rock Health Summit!