Washington, DC

2nd Annual U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Demo Day at Georgetown University

Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

The free public event on August 8 will showcase innovations and initiatives that improve the Veteran experience

WHO: Secretary David J. Shulkin, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
100 innovators with concepts from 30 states. Click here for information on the innovators
50 panelists representing the public and private sector of the healthcare industry

WHAT: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI), part of the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs, announces its second annual Demo Day, showcasing innovations for Veterans presented by 100 healthcare and technology innovators. Demo Day provides a platform for innovators to share highlights, progress and lessons learned about the groundbreaking projects they have designed, piloted, tested, and implemented to improve the Veteran experience. Exhibitors will present the outcomes of their VA Innovators Network Accelerator and Diffusion of Excellence projects to obtain feedback to propel forward their implementation efforts, while also celebrating and amplifying their success to VA and the public. Registration is free and the public is welcome.

A portion of the event will feature formal presentations to the assembled panel of experts from the public and private sector of the healthcare industry across eight different tracks:
• Improving Care with Data and Informatics
• Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Through Holistic Initiatives
• Health Tech
• Improving Disease-Specific Outcomes
• eHealth and mHealth Innovations in Healthcare
• Mental, Emotional and Cognitive Health
• Improving the Veteran and Employee Experience
• Timely Processes to Improve Care in Our Nation’s Heroes

WHEN: Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 8:00am – 6:00pm
• 8:00am – 9:00am: Registration
• 9:00am – 9:30am: Welcome Remarks and Speaker: Dr. David J. Shulkin, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs
• 9:30am – 9:40am: Review Agenda and Programs
• 9:40am – 9:50am: Break
• 9:50am – 10:50am: Track #1 and Track #2 Presentations
• 10:50am – 11:00am: Break
• 11:00am – 12:00pm: Track #3 and Track #4 Presentations
• 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch
• 1:00pm – 2:50pm: Track #5 and Track #6 Presentations
• 2:50pm – 3:00pm: Break
• 3:00pm – 4:10pm Track #7 and Track #8 Presentations
• 4:10pm – 4:20pm: Break
• 4:20pm – 4:30pm: Closing Remarks by Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Quality, Safety, and Value at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Andrea Ippolito, VA Innovators Network Lead at the ‎U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
• 4:30pm – 6:00pm: Reception and Innovation Showcase (Exhibition Table/Open House)

WHERE: Georgetown University
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Lohrfink Auditorium
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057

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