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Jun. 21, 2011 SVForum Visionary Awards 1

On June 21, 2011 at Kelly Porter’s home in Lost Alto Hills, SVForum held its 14th Annual Visionary Awards. Ken Comee of IBM introduced Promod Haque of Norwest Venture Partners. Bill Elmore of Foundation Capital introduced Dr. Hermann Hauser of Amadeus Capital. Eric Benhamou of Benhamou Ventures introduced T.J. Rodgers of Cypress Semiconductor/Sunpower. Dan’l Lewin of Microsoft introduced Bud Tribble of Apple.

CEO Susan Lucas Conwell spoke about the organization’s transition from Software Development Forum to Silicon Valley Forum to better reflect its continuing mission to connect, engage and excel.

More pictures here and here too.

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June 1, 2011 SDF New Member Breakfast

On June, 1, 2011 in Redwood City at SDForum headquarters, Susan Lucas Conwell held a New Member Breakfast. It was a great opportunity to network with a wide range of professionals and learn about SDForum’s upcoming events. Attending were John Arthur, John Bialy, Jeanne Bradford, Derek Dowsett, Waven Dean Fernandes, Elaine Haight, Steve Hogan, Rosh Lee, Loy Oppus Moe, Steve Organek, Michael Paganucci, Julie Price, Jim Remmell, Steve Tabrizi, Chris Tholstrup, and Elizabeth Xu.

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May 18, 2011 SDF Healthcare Technology Innovation

On May 18, 2011 in Palo Alto at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, SDForum held the second annual “Healthcare Technology Innovation Boom Symposium.” IT is delivering health care more effectively and economically than traditional methods. One example is with patient information in Electronic Health Records delivered to mobile devices of professionals to diagnose and monitor patients in near real time.

Holly Potter of Kaiser Permanente gave the opening keynote on converting current IT desktop era structures to mobile monitoring social media.

David Snyder of 42TEK moderated panelists Dr. Enoch Choi of PAMF and Rajib Ghosh of Bosch Healthcare on the topic “The Global Landscape.” Upgrading Health IT requires establishing global data standards for personal medical histories. Doctors can then quickly diagnose and treat patients even in natural disasters.

Robert Fassett of Oracle talked about Oracle’s role in Health IT. The goal is to provide accountable health care using a new generation of analytical tools to catch and avoid mistakes.

Marco Smit of Health 2.0 moderated panelists Ron Gutman of Health Tap, Ryan Howard of Practice Fusion, Amanda Prail of Med Vantage and Dean Stephens of Healthline on the topic “Technology and Data.” The new technology empowers patients to manage their health. While there are opportunities for developing apps for cyberchondriacs, there will also be room for cheap cross platform web cloud apps to monitor patients health from mobile devices.

Derek Dowsett of Moss Adams moderated panelists Rebecca Lynn of Morgenthaler Ventures, Anne DeGheest of Medstars, Alex de Winter of Mohr Davidow and Casper de Clercq of Norwest Venture Partners on the topic “The Venture Landscape.” Over forty percent of doctors in America use a medical app on an iPhone or iPad. Doctors would rather treat patients than run IT, so more and more of them are turning their practice over to larger hospital or medical organizations. There are big opportunities for running billing processes.

There were lightning pitches from exhibitors during the networking lunch.

Patrick Doody of Pillsbury moderated panelists Henry Albrecht of Limeade, Dr. Yan Chow of Kaiser Permanente, Byron Gehring of Convergence Health and Lisa Suennen of Psilos Group on the topic “Chronic Disease Technology Transformation.” Mobile devices monitor wellness and integrate care across specialists. The feedback encourages good habits and avoids conflicting treatments.

Philip Korn of First Republic Bank moderated panelists Eric Leven of Rip Road Mobile, Albert Santalo of CareCloud , Jeff Tangney of Doximity and Halle Tecco of Rock Health on the topic “Rising Stars and Game-Changers.” Opportunities exist for apps that create faster better communication between doctor and patient. Think texting and testing apps for the global prepaid phone market. Build apps from scratch to avoid clunky Frankenware.

Shawn Leavitt of Safeway made the closing remarks on a comprehensive corporate employee health care system. Such monitoring raises more questions on how to deal with privacy than health.

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May 17, 2011 SDF Biofuels: Sugar Vs. Oil

On May 17, 2011 in Palo Alto at SAP, SDForum presented  a Clean Tech Breakfast on “Biofuels- Is Sugar the New Oil?” Thomas Lord of PricewaterhouseCoopers moderated panelists Kef Kasdin of Proterro, Aaron Moser of LS9, Brook Porter of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Greg Young of Burrill & Company. They discussed the instability of oil supplies and the promise of biofuels. The rising price of oil and food is leading to political and social unrest around the world. Brazil and other countries have made great progress but other countries are facing the choice between food and fuel security.

The solution is to find waste that cannot be used as food for animals or people. Another way is to make the Protose sugar that is not based on agricultural products but on the fermentation process.

You could also find a stable commodity feedstock and genetically modify a bug to create the special chemicals you need. Make a fuel for a particular market like aviation to avoid a competitive race to the bottom making ordinary ethanol.

The continuing problem with biofuels is that you are still burning something and creating carbon dioxide. Biofuels could act as a transitional technology to more environmentally efficient energy sources.

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Apr. 26, 2011 SDF NSF SBIR Figueroa

On Apr. 26, 2011, in Redwood City at White & Lee, SDForum hosted Dr. Juan Figueroa’s presentation “Tapping Federal Money for Research and Development.” Starting his career at Bell Labs, Figueroa is now Program Director for the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (NSF SBIR) program which is part of the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, Directorate for Engineering (NSF ENG/IIP).

Over the past sixty years the NSF has invested in a wide range of technology that we use everyday. The Internet is the best example of how government funding for innovation can create whole new industries and jobs. SBIR brings together academia, public and private sectors to commercialize innovation. As Geoff Nicholson of 3M said “Innovation is the transformation of knowledge into money.”

SBIR helps companies get the no-dilution, no-debt startup capital needed for research and development to begin early stage commercialization. While many experienced Silicon Valley experts review proposals from all over the country, Figueroa came to encourage more local candidates to apply for this sort of gap funding. While not intended to be the sole source of funding, entrepreneurs can follow the procedures and get project funding up to $150,000 within six months to year. He also recommended looking for additional support from city, county, state and federal programs looking to encourage job growth.

For people interested in submitting proposals Figueroa recommended following the Grant Proposal Guide. Do not wait until the last minute to contact program directors. Scope to the project to your capabilities and the funding you are asking for. Make sure it is appropriate for the government program. For example, a defense project might be better targeted toward DARPA and not SBIR. The people reviewing proposals want to the answers to four questions. What is the research objective? What is the technical approach? What facilities will be used? And finally, is it worth doing?

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Apr. 12, 2011 SDF PWC

On April 12, 2011 in Palo Alto SDForum held the Quarterly Venture Breakfast with Pillsbury Winthrop and PricewaterhouseCoopers on “The Mobile Revolution.” Stan Pierson of Pillsbury Winthrop moderated panelists John Balen of Canaan Partners,  of PricewaterhouseCoopers,  Vispi Daver of Sierra Ventures, and Katie Rice of EPIC Ventures. The panel discussed the trends and and how the market  will look over the next year.

The economy and investment in North America continues to improve. Supply disruptions in Japan and the Middle East may be counterbalanced by other countries. The investment growth is still in Silicon Valley and still heavily in the mobile space, which can be seen in the telecommunication, network and software sectors.

The shift from hardwired PCs to mobile devices is as big as the original shift to PCs. The introduction of the Apple iPhone and the Google Android put the US at the front of the mobile innovation for using the Internet. These devices break the hold of traditional telecommunications over access to the wireless market. Mobile devices like the iPad don’t need a monthly contract. They just use WiFi to access thousands of apps.

While there is money developing and selling those apps, as in any gold rush, more money can be made selling the tools. Companies that make it easier to develop apps across platforms, sell to global markets, or collect financial transactions. Another opportunity is helping corporate IT systems adapt to the consumerization of IT networks particularly with security. Beyond smart phones, in emerging economies there is still growth in phones that use SMS or texting.

It was a crowded event with a lot of questions. The mobile revolution is more disruptive than anyone realizes.

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Mar. 31, 2011 SDF Open Source Women

On March 31, 2011 in Mountain View at Symantec, the SDForum Tech Women presented “Women and Open Source.” The panelists were Janet Fouts of Tatu Digital Media moderated panelits Cat Allman of Google, Alison Chaiken of MeeGo, Beau Lebens of Automattic and Elizabeth Krumbach of Linux Force. Open source continues to disrupt the best-laid plans of various proprietary closed platforms. The panel discussed the adoption of Google’s Android and Chrome, Oracle’s MySQL, Whitehouse’s Drupal, Firefox, WordPress, and Wikipedia. The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of open source can dramatically lower the cost to women who want to start a business or scale up as it grows. There are opportunities for women entrepreneurs in open source that others may have missed.

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Mar. 31, 2011 SDF Google App Engine Wesley Chun

On March 31, 2011 in Mountain View at LinkedIn, the SDForum Software Architecture & Platform SIG hosted Google’s Wesley Chun, Architect and Developer Advocate presentation on “App Engine and Applications.” Chun is author of “Core Python Programming” and “Python Web Development with Django.” The Google App Engine hosting platform is platform as a service (PaaS). It allows you to build and run Java and Python applications in the cloud using Google’s massive data centers.

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Mar. 29, 2011 SDF Global Women’s Journey

On March 29, 2011 in San Jose at Adobe, SDForum and BayBrazil celebrated International Women’s Day by launching the Global Women’s Journey series discussing the path to leadership. Maggie Shiels of the BBC moderated panelists Ana Paula Fernandes of Mettler-Toledo, Mei Lin Fung of Institute for Service Organization Excellence, Kirsti Kierulf of Accenture, Anu Shukla of Koinz Media and Whitney Tidmarsh of EMC.

Over the next decade a billion women will enter the global workforce, in some places outnumbering men in upper management. In America, women own ten million businesses and own twenty percent of all businesses with annual revenue over a million dollars. In California, women are on 9.5 percent of board seats at 400 of the largest publicly held positions, according to a UC Davis study. In Silicon Valley, women from diverse backgrounds increasingly find themselves on the path to leadership by starting their own businesses. Global changes in attitude help drive this social, economic and political process. It begins with access to education and recognizing individual strengths and abilities. Education opens the door to networking and business opportunities. Building wealth builds influence which is the path to leadership. An important part is to network. The rise of social networking technology helps people build alliances and help others on the path to leadership.

Musician Romeo Ribeiro opened the event with beautiful Brazilian song. I now have to find more of his music. Chrysa Caufield of Tendril in Boulder Colorado attended this event.

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Mar. 25, 2011 SDF Next Wave Analytics

On March 25, 2011 in Palo Alto at Stanford University, SDForum held “Analytics – The Next Wave.”  Basically the huge amount of data will force us to rethink how we analyze it and make decisions.

The first panel discussion was on  “New Sources of Data and Usage.” John Fraser of Accenture moderated panelists Ralph Clark of ShotSpotter, Zia Yusuf of Streetline and  Ilen Zazueta-Hall of Enphase Energy. The morning fireside chat was with Tom Peck of Levi Strauss and Sanjay Poonen of SAP. The second panel discussion was on “New Deployment and Data Architecture Models.” Eileen Boerger of Agilis Solutions moderated panelists Scott Burke of Yahoo, Anant Jhingran of IBM and Oliver Ratzesberger of eBay. Exhibitors attending were Agilis, Cloudera, IBM, Karmasphere and SAP.

The afternoon fireside chat was with Simon Khalaf of Flurry and Sharon Wienbar of Scale Venture Partners. The third panel discussion was on “The Investor Perspective.” Harold Yu of Orrick moderated panelists Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Vispi Daver of Sierra Ventures and Lars Leckie of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Eric Peterson delivered the afternoon keynote on “Web Analytics Demystified.” The fourth panel discussion was on “Consumer Targeting.” Ted Shelton of Open-First moderated panelists Jim Dai of CalmSea, Phil Davis of RapLeaf, Josh McFarland of TellApart and Dennis Yu of BlitzLocal. Bill Schlough of the San Francisco Giants gave the closing keynote.

Note: Max Darby of BlitzLocal says that Dennis Yu is not affiliated with Webtrends.

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Mar. 22, 2011 SDF Electric Cars

On March 22, 2011 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, SDForum held a Clean Tech Breakfast on “Electric Vehicles – What’s Under the Hood?” Robert Ebe of Nixon Peabody moderated panelists Matt Boyle of Sevcon, Rob Ferber of ElectronVault, Gerd Goette of Siemens, Mark Platshon of VantagePoint and Ryan Popple of Kleiner Perkins (KPCB).

Under the hood, electric vehicles can be simpler than internal combustion engines. Their basic components are motors,  controllers (inverters), gauges, steering, DC converters, batteries, chargers, and accelerators.

The principles and design of the electric motor were worked out over a hundred and fifty years ago. They are ninety percent efficient and well understood. Batteries, on the other hand, tend to lose their energy density over time. Their efficiencies continue to improve with better materials and software but only with high oil prices are they competitive. Plan for evolution rather than revolution. If you can design your vehicle to be agnostic about what kind of battery it uses, it can extend its lifetime flexibility.

As fuel prices rise in America, electric cars like the Tesla, Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf are becoming available. But the most popular electric vehicle in China is not a car but a scooter. People in developing countries do not have to worry as much about older, existing, competing, subsidized legacy infrastructure. The new large cities cannot support the old ways. People just start buying small electric vehicles and are gradually creating a transportation infrastructure around it. Regardless of what other resources a country may have, any country that can generate electricity can build and drive a fleet of electric vehicles. Opportunities for investment and jobs are not only in the building of batteries but recycling them. Technology developed in the West will be scaled for manufacturing in the East and will create a global infrastructure of mass marketed vehicles.

In the West, the question is whether they will be adopted first by consumers or as fleet vehicles. Some believe that government incentives will drive purchasing decisions. Investors should not depend on constantly changing government policies. Your business model should be based on real market costs and demand.

New technology creates new headaches. One concern is about safety for first responders to an accident. How do you extract a person from a vehicle with a damaged and possibly ungrounded power supply? Another caveat is compressed natural gas (CNG). If it becomes cheaper than oil, it may be adapted for large trucks. The details will have to be worked out.

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Mar. 7, 2011 SDForum Creative Contest New Logo

On March 7, 2011 in San Mateo, the Software Development Forum (SDForum) announced it was becoming the Silicon Valley Forum (SVForum). The organization is looking for a new logo and tagline and there is a contest with a $5000 prize. If you a are a designer looking for a big break, this could be it. Anyone interested must present all proposal materials by April 1st in electronic form to Flickr www.flickr.com/groups/svforumdesign/

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Feb. 2, 2011 SDF Corporate Sustainability

On Wednesday, February 2, 2011 in Menlo Park at Orrick, SDForum presented as part of their Green and Clean Evening Series “The State of Corporate Sustainability.” Mitch Zuklie of Orrick moderated Michael Beutler of SAP, Joyce Dickerson of Stanford University, Brian Goncher of Deloitte, Bruce Klafter of Applied Materials and Andrew Williamson of Physic Ventures. Building sustainability into an organization’s DNA improves efficiency, competitiveness and profitability.

Reaching sustainability is as much an attitude as a process. Any organization can benefit from rethinking how it does business. Examine your costs. Can you eliminate travel by teleconferencing? Would it be better to have all your employees in the same geographic location or time zone? Can social networking internally and externally increase communication and productivity? How much office space do you really need? Is there a service than can be delivered with less energy or product with less packaging? If you convert most of your information to online, can you reduce your costs with more energy efficient IT centers?

Beyond your company, can you offer services that help your customers be more efficient and sustainable than their competitors? Anticipate their need and you will beat the competition.

For more information check out James Downey’s article.

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Jan. 19, 2011 SDF Singapore

On Jan, 19, 2011 in East Palo Alto at DLA Piper, SDForum with Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), and the US Market Access Center’s iStart@SV hosted a Singapore delegation for “How to Succeed in the Valley”. Jon Baer of Threshold Ventures moderated panelists Derek Dowsett of Moss-Adams, Laurie Lumenti of Silicon Valley Bank Accelerator, Curtis Mo of DLA Piper, Sean Tan of Huawei and Henry Wong of DiamondTech Ventures. They discussed successful strategies for establishing a business in Silicon Valley and expanding in the U.S. market.

When setting up here, it helps to have a successful business in your home country that investors can evaluate. They recommended learning from local law firms and professional organizations on how to find good people. The best people may not work for the biggest companies. In fact, they may be on their own and frankly a little odd. You may pay more but you will get more in return.

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Dec. 10, 2010 SDF Mobile Internet Tsunami

On December 10, 2010 in Mountain View at Microsoft, SDForum’s Business of New Media Conference held “The Mobile Internet Tsunami.”The mobility revolution driven by consumers is changing the way we work. Every aspect of mobility was discussed, from devices and networks to content and profitability

Matt Thompson of Microsoft made the opening remarks.

Guy Kawasaki of Alltop gave the opening keynote on his upcoming book called “Enchantment.” Be a mensch.

Joe Jasin of DNA Partners moderated panelists Monique Farantzos of doubleTwist, Jeremy Geiger of Retailigence, Jeff Haynie of Appcelerator and Jeff Smith of Smule. They discussed “The Mobile Internet – Taking it Anywhere” What does it mean to sectors to have service on a mobile device rather than on a desktop?

Ted Shelton of Open-First moderated panelists Deborah Hopkins of Citigroup and Kevin Nix of SAP. They discussed “The Fall of Bricks and Mortar to Mobile” How is mobile disrupting the enterprise and traditional ways of doing business – what’s coming up?

Kevin Efrusy of Accel Partners gave a Fireside Chat.

Harold Yu of Orrick moderated panelists Lars Leckie of Hummer Winblad, Brook Wessel of T-Mobile Ventures, Sharon Wienbar of Scale Venture Partners and Richard Yen of Saban Capital Group. They discussed the investment landscape.

Afternoon Keynote: Susan Welsh de Grimaldo of Strategy Analytics

Howard Greenfield of Go Associates moderated panelists John Loughney of Nokia, Satya Mallya of Orange FT-Group, Lindsay Newell of Alcatel-Lucent and Ben Riga of Microsoft. They discussed where is the industry going and what they think is next.

Gamiel Gran of Sierra Ventures moderated panelists Aaron Emigh of Shopkick, Vishal Gurbuxani of Mobclix, Bruce Jones of GetJar and Ben Lewis of TapJoy. They discussed where the money is. From both the “start up” to the “started up” side, what new business models are emerging and who should we pay attention to?

Note: Hello Miamisburg!

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Nov. 30, 2010 SDF Microsoft Azure Cloud

On Tuesday November 30, 2010 in Menlo Park at Orrick, the SDForum hosted Microsoft’s Bruno Terkaly presentation  “Getting Scale out of your Web Apps with Azure.” Terkaly, who is a coder’s coder, showed how to reliably scale web applications in the cloud. It is done by migrating a Mode View Controller (MVC) application using Windows Azure and the database using SQL Azure to scale in the cloud with the App Fabric operating system.

Ten years ago the advantages of MS SQL Server were that it easily installed on a desktop PC and it was easy to import data other Windows applications. One of the drawbacks was scalability that is now addressed with Azure. If you have the latest hardware and software tools like Visual Studio and SQL Server 2008, you can build and migrate a database to the cloud.

More Azure resources are available to developers at:


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Nov. 16, 2010 SDF Green Data Centers

On Tuesday November 16, 2010 in San Francisco at Nixon Peabody, SDForum held a Clean Tech Breakfast on “Greening Your Data Center.” Mavis Yee of Nixon Peabody moderated panelists Rick Chateauvert of EMC, Mike Dauber of Battery Ventures, Andrew Feldman of SeaMicro and Mukesh Khattar of Oracle.

All that data floating in the cloud is really stored in brick and mortar data centers around the world. These server farms currently use huge amounts of electricity generating waste heat. We are reaching the physical and engineering limits of current technology to cool these buildings. Incremental improvements are not enough. Companies must rethink everything from HVAC to the power consumed by the smallest semiconductor.

Ultimately the millions of mobile devices demanding all this data may provide a solution. The semiconductors, flash memory and power management software used by smart phones could dramatically the increase the efficiency of future data centers. There would be a great opportunity for someone to develop a data center app for that.

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Oct. 28, 2010 SDF Stimulus Report Card

On Thursday, October 28, 2010 in Menlo Park at Orrick, SDForum presented as part of its Green and Clean Evening Series “A Report Card on the Stimulus Package.” Mitch Zuklie of Orrick moderated panelists Chris Dier of Solaria, Corwin Hardham of Makani Power, Mark Iwanowski of Trident Capital, Dr. John T. Kelly of Altex Technologies and Seth Miller of DBL Investors.

Federal stimulus in high technology goes back to the Cold War and has paid back its investment many times. The panel discussed the recent impact of the $787 billion stimulus bill on green and clean technology. It was a collection of tax benefits, entitlements, contract, grants and loans that is now bearing fruit. There are several quite visible in changes in Silicon Valley. Tesla Motors received a $465 million award from the US Department of Energy and they are now hiring at the old NUMMI plant in Fremont. Down the street is Solyndra who will be opening a solar panel plant with a $535 million award. Brightsource has another award of $1.4 billion. Last week in California, the government approved the construction of the largest solar panel facility on federal land in the Mojave Desert. Wind turbines are going up all over the country. Corwin Hardham of Makani Power demonstrated a new way to generate power using aircraft.

People need to remember that stimulus money is just that and not a subsidy like that given to older existing energy companies. It can take a long time for research and development money to result in new business and jobs. Only a consistent political commitment to new technology will result in consistent returns of investment to the public.

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Oct. 26, 2010 SDF Future of Health Innovation

On October 26, 2010 in Palo Alto at Stanford University, SDForum and Innovation Center Denmark held a two day event called the “Future of Health Innovation.” The event covered the “health life cycle” and the new solutions optimizing a healthcare system for the individual. This ranged from promoting healthy living and preventing diseases to better managing and sharing of data between physician, hospital, pharmacy and patient. Done properly it can reduce costs and increase wellness.

Camilla Rygaard-Hjalsted of Innovation Center Denmark and Susan Lucas-Conwell of SDForum welcomed the attendees.

Erik Rasmussen of Monday Morning’s talked about “The Health Journey.” Bertel Haarder, Danish Minister of Interior and Health gave a keynote on ”Entering the Health Age – a Danish perspective.” Hal Wolf of Kaiser Permanente countered with his keynote “Entering the health age – a US perspective.” Erik Rasmussen then moderated a fireside chat with both Haarder and Wolf on ideas and visions in health innovation from two spearheading parts of the world called “Where do we go from here?”

Susan Lucas-Conwell of SDForum moderated panelists Lene Asholm of National Board of Health, Henning Bruun-Schmidt of IBM ACURE, Matthew Douglass of Practice Fusion and Adams Dudley of UCSF. The subject was “Electronic Medical Records.”

Drew L. Clark of IBM Venture Capital Group gave a keynote “Sustainability on a Smarter Planet: Smarter Hospitals from the Earth up.”

In the afternoon there was showcases of innovation in healthcare IT-systems with Patrick Hulsen of Daintel, Jan Waage of Medical Insight, Lene Grosen and Dr. Henrik Schroll of DAK-E.

Philip Korn of TriNet moderated panelists Anne DeGheest of Medstars Ventures, Dr. Louis Lange of Asset Management, Dan Munro of ipatient and Henrik Bjerregaard Jensen of MedCom. They discussed integrating and educating the IT systems for tomorrow.

Adam Bosworth of KEAS gave a keynote about “Taking health online.”

Jody Ranck of mHealth Alliance moderated panelists Henrik Bennetsen of KataLabs & Mette Terp Hoybye, Stanford, Torben Nielsen of myRegence.com, and Michael Nichols of HealthTap on “Best practices in online health care.”

Mette McCall of McCall Media moderated a fireside chat with the Nordic Chef, Claus Meyer, entrepreneur and co-owner of NOMA Restaurant and “Doctor Slim”, Arne Astrup, Human Nutrition Dept. Head, University of Copenhagen on the subject ”Eat right now! – a debate on how to promote health and healthy living through food.”

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