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Keynote Speakers

Our expert keynote speakers will inspire you to tackle the challenges you face as Tomorrow's MSP!


Opening Keynote: Duncan Wardle
Monday, October 18
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET 

As former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan and his team helped Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar and Disney Parks to innovate, creating magical new storylines and experiences for consumers around the globe.

As founder of iD8 & innov8 he now brings his extensive Disney experience to audiences around the world using a very unique approach to Design Thinking that not only places the end user at the core of the creative thinking process, but also looks in new and usual places to uncover insights for innovation, helping people capture                                                                                        unlikely connections, leading to fresh thinking and disruptive ideas.

Closing Keynote Panel: Lessons From Dr. Death 
Thursday, October 21
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. ET 

Take a deep dive into the incredible case of Dr. Death with the attorneys and physicians involved. Panelists will be speaking about how the healthcare system failed and how the criminal justice system stepped in to take action.

Kay Van Wey, Attorney
Van Wey & Williams, PLLC

Robert Henderson,
MD, FACS, FACSS Spine Surgeon,
Dallas Spine Center

Anne Roberts, Vice President MSS, Mount Sinai Health System & of Counsel for Van Wey & Williams PLLC

Martin S. Lazar, 
MD, FACS, Spine Surgeon

Michelle Shughart,
Dallas County Assistant District Attorney 

Robert Oshel, Retired Associate Director for Research and Disputes Resolution, National Practitioner Data Bank