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Thursday, April 11, 2013    
   
 

Special Event: The Second Annual Great Silicon Valley Oxford Union Debate

   
 

Speakers:
Stacey Chang, Director, Health & Wellness Practice, IDEO
Joe DiNucci, Proposition Team Captain, Professional Coach; Partner, Enabling Thought Leadership
Malay Gandhi, Chief Strategy Officer, Rock Health
Bruce W. Jenett, Senior Counsel, DLA Piper; former Co-Chair, DLA Piper Global Life Sciences Sector
Gary Lauer, Chairman & CEO, eHealth
Michael Malone, Opposition Team Captain, American author, columnist at The Economist, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, former editor, Forbes
Robert Obana, Executive Director & CEO, NCIRE, The Veterans Health Research Institute
Maria Sendra, Partner, Jones Day
Katrina Swanson, Student, San Jose State University
Kevin Zhang, Student, Palo Alto Speech and Debate Team

   
  Master of Ceremonies:
Merrick Musolf, Publishing Industry Veteran, Bloomberg Businessweek

President of the Debate:
Maria Rioumine, President of the Oxford Union

Timekeeper:
Stephen Todd, Founder, Digital Health Limited

Motion: "This House believes that Silicon Valley innovation will solve the healthcare crisis."

Disease, infections, aging population, healthcare access and cost. Some people see healthcare as a crisis. Others see opportunity. While Washington wrestles with rising health care costs, Silicon Valley’s engineers and scientists are dealing in molecules, sensors, and other technologies to radically improve healthcare treatments, options and outcomes. Yet some observe that the science/engineering/innovation mindset will not solve the crisis— that, in fact, the most serious challenges in healthcare are not that rational.

Join us for an evening of persuasion, rhetoric and wit, as Churchill Club and Santa Clara University present the second annual Oxford Union debate on a big topic that matters to us all—with strong opinions on both sides of the argument.

Dessert and champagne reception to follow.

Co-hosts:

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Sponsors:
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Sponsored by Bloomberg Businessweek, London and Partners, Enabling Thought Leadership  
   
 

Location:
Santa Clara University
Music Recital Hall
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

   
 

 
 
 
           
 
 
 
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