Pittsburgh Cognitive Collaborative Forum

University Club, University of Pittsburgh
December 1
8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Health care providers, patients, employees, marketers, entrepreneurs and innovators will convene for a free and informative event presented by the Pittsburgh Cognitive Collaborative Forum.

Connect with a diverse group of presenters and peers who will examine recent case studies highlighting the science and technology behind engagement and its practical applications.

Focused on the five pillars of employee, patient, provider, consumer and brand engagement from multiple perspectives, the forum will feature keynote speakers, presentations, panel discussions, Q&As, and plenty of networking.

Hear firsthand from innovative thought leaders about how top companies and big-box stores such as Disney, Philips, Novartis, Oracle and Arconic have “achieved significant improvements in user comprehension, adherence and long-term sustainability.”

The event kicks off with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by remarks from forum organizers, Dr. Sue Cohen (Katz School of Business), Joe Stafura (THRIVE) and Lou Musante (Echo Strategies) at 8:45 a.m.

Not to miss are keynote presentations by Mk Haley of Disney Imagineering, introduced by NEXTpittsburgh founder and publisher Tracy Certo, and healthcare innovation expert Dr. Mark Lightowler, founder of Phorix and former global head of digital solutions for Novartis.

Additional featured speakers include leaders from Philips, Echo Healthcare, Oracle and more.

The day will conclude with a wine and cheese reception at 3 p.m.

Register now.

Jennifer BaronArts & Entertainment / Jobs Editor

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.