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Aug 17, 2017

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Aug 21, 2017

ART+ Mass

ART+ Mass will offer a dialogue on art as a lens and tool for exploring and documenting new discoveries in particle physics. The panel will feature:• Artist Sonja Thomsen, whose immersive lobby installation at MMoCA is meant to transform a viewer's encounters with light, space, time, and movement. Thomsen's interest lies in “creating spaces that highlight the inaccessible. There should always be a place for wonder; it is a direct line...

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

MMOCA

  • Social
  • Focused Discussion
ART+ Mass

Exploring Silvertech: Innovations For Seniors And Caregivers

Sponsored by: Earthling Interactive
The conversation about aging adults and tech needs to shift from focusing on an "untapped opportunity" to thinking about the realities around aging and how technology might revolutionize the way we live-as and care-for seniors. Aging2.0 Madison presents a panel of experts on aging and technology that will examine ways silvertech can improve quality of life, assist aging in place, and support care givers and providers. From wearables to telehealth,...

9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Grand Hall at Capitol Lakes Retirement Community

  • Panel
Exploring Silvertech: Innovations For Seniors And Caregivers

Aug 22, 2017

Forward Summit: Breathe For Change - Yoga and Mindfulness Class

Do you want to show up to this event present, collected, ready to learn and excited to collaborate? Take time for yourself! Your well-being matters and positively impacts those around you. During this one-hour yoga and meditation practice hosted by Breathe for Change, you'll be lead through a brief meditation followed by an asana practice. All are welcome! Feel free to come in whatever you are comfortable wearing - yoga...

7:30 am – 8:30 am

1st floor deck overlooking the lake at the Memorial Union

  • Yoga
Forward Summit: Breathe For Change - Yoga and Mindfulness Class

Forward Summit: Madison Tech Meetups

While the Forward Technology Conference is an anchor event during Forward Festival, we heard from attendees who wanted additional opportunities to learn about technology beyond entrepreneurship. We reached out to Madison area Meetup groups to partner on creating a full tech track on issues from software to hardware.  Many thanks to our Meetup partners: Internet of Things - Madison, Ionic Madison, Madhackers, Madison Women in Tech, MASD (Madison Area...

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Memorial Union

  • meetups
  • Social
Forward Summit: Madison Tech Meetups

Aug 23, 2017

Hacking Healthcare with Epic

Sponsored by: Epic
Healthcare is better together! Catch-up on Epic’s new App Orchard developer program, including available APIs and other services. Check out presentations from Epic and guest speakers already working on exciting new apps with the program. Come ready to learn the world of healthcare and network with like-minded innovators, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs tackling healthcare’s trickiest challenges.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

  • Startup
  • Meetup
  • Focused Discussion
  • Developer
Hacking Healthcare with Epic

Healthtech Capitol Presents: Healthtech Hob Nob

Sponsored by: Findorff
Sponsored by: Hausmann Johnson
The Health Highway   With some of the top health systems, insurers, manufacturers, researchers and technology companies in the world, the I-94 corridor from Milwaukee to Madison is a leader in health innovation. Join HealthTech Capitol, an initiative of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, for a panel discussion with healthcare leaders on the opportunities and outlook for strengthening Wisconsin’s health innovation ecosystem.   Attendees will also enjoy co...

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Findorff

  • Panel
  • Social
  • Technology
Healthtech Capitol Presents: Healthtech Hob Nob

Aug 24, 2017