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#HIP613: Health Innovation Platform Launch 2018

January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take an active role in improving Ottawa healthcare problems – it all starts with this event!

From an application that deals with wait times and improving preventative health care for women to a smarter post-operative knee brace and sleep apnea diagnostic tools, Hacking Health is an initiative that brings innovation to Ottawa’s healthcare system.

Let’s kick start another year of revolutionary projects and developments! We invite Ottawa’s leading healthcare professionals, technology creators and entrepreneurs to take part in the Health Innovation Program Launch, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Shopify. This launch is an opportunity to get inspired by spectacular forces in the healthcare industry, meet with individuals who want to make a difference and build solutions for healthcare problems. Join the Digital Healthcare Movement!


Add your idea or sign-up for a team by joining our Sparkboard


6:00 – 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking

6:30 – 6:45 pm: Welcome with Haidee Thanda, Founder of Hacking Health Ottawa Chapter

6:45 – 7:00 pm: Opening Remarks with Health Tech Thought Leaders

7:00 – 7:30 pm: Hacking Health Graduate Panel with Moderator, Emma Craig, Judge of HIP613 Hackathon 2017

7:30 – 8:00 pm: Q&A

8:00 – 8:30 pm: Lightning Pitches

8:30 – 9:00 pm: Networking


This year, we are encouraging participants to practice pitching their healthcare problems in advance of the Hacking Health Ottawa hackathon during any of our events. Here’s why you need to pitch:

  1. Great opportunity to practice your pitch before the HIP613 hackathon.
  2. Get your problem noticed and attract team members early.
  3. Grab the attention of experts, researchers and mentors who can assist you along your journey.

If you are interested, contact us at ottawa@hackinghealth.ca


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What is Hacking Health?

Hacking Health is an international movement designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line problems. Learn more about Hacking Health here.


January 31, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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150 Elgin Street, 8th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L4 Canada
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Hacking Health Ottawa#HIP613: Health Innovation Platform Launch 2018