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Healthcare Hackathon – Brain Disorders

December 9, 2015 - December 10, 2015

Free

Opinion leaders in Neuroscience + Patient organizations + 100 innovators (including you)

Patient solutions

Discuss the challenges faced by patients with brain disorders, and spend 2 days working on ideas to help them pursue functional lives

JOIN US!

Or just:  Join Us for the Final Ceremony

IDEAS?

If you have good ideas and understand software, engineering, biology, medicine, neuroscience etc – you should be there! 

Form a team with the 5 people you like around you (or form it upfront), and immerse yourself in a 2 day quest to improve the lives of millions

 REGISTER NOW

PRIZES

DRUMROLL PLEASE…

On the second day, final demos will be presented at a high profile event to a panel of prominent judges

Prizes include:

1.    Solve real problems for real people

2.    Present your ideas to industry leaders who can help you bring them to life

3.    Opportunity to participate in several acceleration programs such as: Israel Brain TechnologyHexciteIL

4.    A laptop for each member of the winning team (up to 5)

5. A 1T external drive for each member of the second and third place teams

SCHEDULE

FIRST DAY – 09/12/15

Venue: Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv University: Bnai Zion Auditorium and Galleries

08:30-09:00  Registration

09:00-10:30  Opening Event

 Venue: Bnai Zion Auditoium, Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv University

09:00-10:30 Companies, hospitals and patient organization define their Challenges and needs in the field of brain disorders:

Dr. Kathy Macgrody-Goetz – Vice President of Partnership and Solutions, IBM Watson Health
Dr. Aya Sofer – Director of Big Data and Cognitive Analytics Research,  IBM
Ms. Wendy Mayer – Vice President, Worldwide Innovation, Pfizer
Mr. Shai Rishoni – CEO of Prize4Life
Prof. Michal Beeri – Head of the Joseph Sagol Neuroscience Center, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Associate professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Prof. Nir Giladi – MD, Chairman, Neurology Division, Tel Aviv Medical Center

10:30-11:00   Splitting into startup teams

 Venue – Galleries, Beit Hatfutsot

11:00   Starting to hack!

13:00-17:00  Meeting the pros. – mentors from the field

13:30    Lunch

17:30    Breakout

IP in a nut shell, Mr. Jacob Enoch, M. Firon and Advocates

An Inspiring talk by an entrepreneur – TBA

18:30    Dinner

21:00   End of Day 1

 

SECOND DAY – 10/12/15

Venue: Law School Seminar rooms

09:00  Gathering and continue Hacking…

17:00-20:00   Final Competition and Ceremony: Pitch Projects + Judges Panel

Venue: Yaglom Auditorium, Senate Building, Tel Aviv University

Greetings – Prof. Yaron Oz, Rector of Tel Aviv University

Mr. Rick Kaplan, Country General Manager, IBM Israel

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Details

Start:
December 9, 2015
End:
December 10, 2015
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.brainhackathon.com/#home

Organizer

Sagol School of Neuroscience – Tel Aviv University
Phone:
+972-3-6409385
Email:
sagolschool@tauex.tau.ac.il
Website:
http://neuroscience-web.tau.ac.il/en/

Venue

Tel Aviv University
55 Haim Levanon St.
Tel Aviv, 6997801 Israel
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Phone:
03-640-8111
Website:
http://www.tau.ac.il