Special Lectures & Forums

The Special Lecture (SL) is organised by SB on an ad-hoc basis and is used as a platform to invite subject matter experts to educate Singapore's medtech ecosystem on the latest industry insights and market trends.


Year Subject Speaker Download PDF
2019 Healthtech investing: Battle of the heavyweights Dr. Josh Makower, General Partner, NEA
Mr. Yoh-Chie Lu, General Partner, Majuven Pte Ltd
Moderator: Dr. Joseph Mocanu, Managing Partner, Verge HealthTech Fund
2015 Leading with Creative Confidence Mr. Tom Kelley, Partner, IDEO Download
2015 Innovations in Cardiac Surgery Mr. Manny Villafana, Founder, St. Jude Medical Inc. Download
2013 International Trends in Medical Technology Innovation & Regulation Mr. Michael Gropp, Former VP, Global Regulatory Strategy, Medtronic Download
2013 Changing the Paradigm from Treating Disease to Disease Management Mr. William Hawkins, Ex-CEO, Medtronic Download
2012 Personalised Medicine Dr. Chris Shen, MD, Executive Director (US), Singapore-Stanford Biodesign, Principal, Essex Woodlands N.A.
2011 Healthcare innovators Forum Keynote Mr. Ruey Feng Peh, Programme Director, Singapore-Stanford Biodesign
Mr. Abinash Nayak, VP, R&D, Hill-Rom
Mr. Lekshmy Parameswaran, Director Research Fuel for