The Transform symposium is the multidisciplinary conference for thought-provoking, inspiring ideas hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.
We focus on innovation and design solutions that transform the experience and delivery of health care. There are forums for networking, opportunities for collaborations, hands-on workshop experiences and incredible presentations.
Our audience is a dynamic mix of innovators, leaders, designers, entrepreneurs, policymakers and business thinkers — all from inspiring organizations, design firms, technology companies, Web 2.0 startups, investment firms and universities.
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At Transform, speakers do more than just present — they're also engaged and challenged. Every speaker is also encouraged to be available to participants for further discussion.
John Hockenberry, an award-winning journalist and commentator, will return to moderate Transform 2013. See all 2013 speakers.
"The symposium was wonderful with a great atmosphere. The arrangements and organization were terrific — thank you for all you did and making this into a great occasion for all the attendees." — Transform 2012 speaker Adam Darkins, M.D., Department of Veterans Affairs
Terrific. Provocative. Informative. (Their words, not ours.) Past participants — both attendees and speakers — have told us they've left Transform with a fresh outlook on their work. Read what they have to say.
Register for Transform 2013 by May 31 to take advantage of our early and group registration discounts.
Conference fee: $750 a person through May 31 and $950 beginning June 1.
"We simply can't carry on the way we have been. We have to radically transform the industry."
As in past years, Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester, Minn., will be the site of Transform 2013. We've reserved blocks of rooms at several nearby hotels. See travel and lodging details.
Transform speakers are inventors, designers, CEOs, physicians, scientists, educators, engineers, researchers, writers and more from a wide range of organizations.
Get a feel for the diversity and energy of Transform by watching past presentations and checking out last year's speakers.