Friday, April 26, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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University of Massachusetts Boston Campus 
100 William T Morrissey BLVD
College of Nursing & Healthcare Science
1st floor Atrium Integrated Science Complex
Boston, MA 02125

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Faith Ann Lawlor 
on behalf of UMass Boston College of Nursing Health & Sciences 



April 26, 2019

The University of Massachusetts Boston College of Nursing & Health Science and SONSIEL are presenting and welcoming anyone in healthcare to attend this event.

Agenda and Parking details for Friday, April 26, 2019  

Date: April 26, 2019

Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 Location: UMass Boston 1st Floor Atrium Integrated Science Complex

 Hashtags: #sonsiel #thinc #whereisyournurse

 8:30 am: Registration and Networking

 9:00 am: Welcome: Nancy Hanrahan, Linda Thompson, Rebecca Love

 9:20 am: Mariya Filipova – Patients’ take on Healthcare

 9:40 am: Steven Pittman – Designing an idea for results

 10:00 am: Dawn Bardot – Human design, empathy, building and digital evidence

 10:20 am: 15 Minute Break

 10:40 am: PANAL#1: Hospitals: Innovation Hubs for the Future of Healthcare; Kevin Whitney, Moderator – Hiyam Nadel, Judi Cullinane, Nicole Lincoln and Idriz Limaj

 11:35 am: Tim Quigley - Hospital in the home

 11:55 am -12:25 pm: Lunch Break - Network

12:30 pm: Marybeth Pompei – Body Temperature Device: A classic moves over

 1:00 pm: Lynda Benton – Healthcare Innovation Johnson & Johnson

 1:25 pm: PANAL#2 Inventors: Ideas to Results; Christine Meehan, Moderator – Rebecca Koszalinski, Maggie McLaughlin, Jack Cardin, Rich Boyajian

 2:20 pm: Rob Schultz - The Boston Digital Hub

 2:45 pm: PANAL#3 International Innovation by Design; Ann Corcoran, Moderator – Wisam Breegi, Katrina Percy, Shailadi Gupta, Bongi Sibanda

 3:40 pm: Brandon Chamberland – Workforce Innovation for a Digital age

 4:00 pm: Jonathan Levine

 4:20 pm: Synthesis – Rebecca Love, Noah Hendler, Mariya Filipova & Nancy Hanrahan

 5:00 pm: Reception - Networking & Reception. - Bring your business cards. There is a CASH bar at 5-6:30pm. Vegan and Gluten free options are available for refreshments and food at no charge.

Bring walking/running shoes. It is a beautiful place on the water with great walking and biking paths.

NOTE:  times are subject to change.

Planning on Parking at UMass Boston on April 26, 2019?  

If you plan to park at UMass Boston, be sure to allow yourself time to find a space and walk to your destination on the campus.

Remember that traffic may be very heavy, and space may be limited, especially at the beginning of the semester. All faculty, staff, students and visitors who can use public transportation are encouraged to do so.

 Motorcycles are also charged the full $15 daily rate to park on Campus, $9 to park at the Bayside Lot.

 The West Garage (is a short walk to our conference room located on the first floor of the Integrated Science Complex (ISC).

Who should attend?

Anyone who has ever thought of transforming healthcare, has a strong desire to learn about healthcare innovation and and the desire to make an impact in the world.

Special invitation to students, faculty, staff from University of Massachusetts Boston along with healthcare venture investors and angel fund investors.

Come Meet the Experts and Learn Industry Secrets

 The day is designed by a series of “TED Like” talks from brilliant healthcare innovators from across the nation.

 Panels led by Boston hospitals' innovation departments and Boston area healthcare innovators. To help you with your own innovation journey.

 Come prepared, to network, be inspired, and learn and engage.

This is the conference you’ve been waiting for in healthcare!

Cost: Free, you must register to attend & Lunch is included!

Space is limited

"THINC" Speakers & Panelists

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Refreshments: - If you have any type of food allergies please email Faith at falawlor@medgistics.org

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.:coffee, tea & muffins 

Noon - 1:00 p.m.: boxed lunches & a bottle of water 

5:00 p.m.:Cash Bar:cheese, crackers and assorted chips with dips

Parking linkhttps://www.umb.edu/the_university/getting_here/parking/special_events