Penn State Great Valley to Host Inaugural Conference on the Nexus of Sports, Health, Technology, Innovation

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Penn State Great Valley will host the inaugural HealthSportsTech 2021 data and innovation conference on Tuesday, Nov. 9 from 8:30 AM-5 PM.

Presented by EnableHealth, a global health technology and innovation professional services firm based in Philadelphia, the conference will showcase the growing global connection among health technology, data, innovation, and sports. The event will explore cutting-edge topics, including

  • the emerging clinical side of eSports and gaming
  • the critical role of clinical validation pathways for IT commercialization
  • the power and influence of sports marketing with athlete entrepreneurs and investors
  • the increasingly complex world of data ownership, integration, and management

In addition to keynotes and panel discussions, the event will feature interactive, emerging technology displays and a health IT startup pitch competition. Following the event, a reception will be held at the nearby Microsoft Technology Center.

“From the importance of data to the power of sports marketing to the untold clinical, health, and wellness story of eSports and gaming, HealthSportsTech 2021 seeks to connect the dots in a new nexus between sports, health, technology, and innovation,” said Mark Stevens, managing director of EnableHealth. “And a new generation of athlete-entrepreneurs are redefining impact investing and how products are promoted and sold here and around the globe.”

Speakers at the conference include James Nemes, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Great Valley; John Kravitz, Corporate CIO for Geisinger Health System and national CHIME board chair; Riley Cote, former Philadelphia Flyers left wing and co-founder of Athletes for Care; Charles Aunger, managing director and CTO of American Medical Association innovation arm, Health2047; and Michael Suk, chief physician officer for Geisinger System Services, professor and chair of Musculoskeletal Institute & Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health System and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Register for the conference using the promo code PSUGV2021 for a special Penn State discount.

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