Registration and check-in
Welcome and keynote
Announcement of winners
Jay Walker is a U.S. entrepreneur and one of the 10 most patented living inventors. Best known as the founder of Priceline.com (Booking.com), three of Jay’s startups have each grown to serve more than 50 million customers. Since 2011, Jay has served as curator of the TEDMED conference, the health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference.
Jay is also Chairman of ApiJect Systems Corp., inventor of an ultra-low-cost, plastic prefilled syringe made possible by a high-speed “manufacture-fill-finish” process that supports rapid scale. With ApiJect, medicine and vaccine injections can be delivered at a 30 percent lower cost than the previous lowest-cost option. The company enjoys broad support from leading U.S. and global health organizations, including Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, PATH and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.