Panel: Innovations In Health Tech & Virtual Reality

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Monday, June 26th, 2017
CR1D2-17(Room 201)

Innovations In Health Tech & Virtual Reality

Thomas J Overly
Thomas J Overly, Co-Founder | PROMENA VR

Thomas J Overly, LMSW Founder, Psychotherapist, Inventor & Software Developer, VR Therapy and Counseling Centre (USA) as well as CEO, Co-Founder of PROMENA VR ( & The companies are based in Michigan and Thomas is also the Co-Founder of PROMENA VR launching in Toronto, Canada at VRTO 2017.

Stephane Bouchard
Stéphane Bouchard, Ph.D. Cyberpsychology lab of UQO

Stéphane Bouchard, PhD, is a professor at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, holds the Canada research Chair in clinical cyberpsychology and is the president of Cliniques & Development In Virtuo. He has been developing and validating virtual environments since 1999 for the treatment of anxiety disorder, addictions, body image disturbance, stress management training and neuropsychological assessment.

Lora Appel
Dr. Lora Appel, Project Lead | UHN OpenLab

Lora Appel, PhD, is a Research scientist at OpenLab, University Health Network and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at York University, in the Faculty of Health. Lora currently leads “PrescribingVR (VRx)” a collection of studies that evaluate AR/VR/MR in clinical settings.

Tanya Kelen
Tanya Kelen, Founder, CEO | kelencontent (Moderator)

Tanya Kelen, Co-Founder of PROMENA VR (Canada) and CEO of Tanya brings 15+ years experience leading platform agnostic content development, production and global distribution roll-outs for numerous brands, broadcasters and content studios through her boutique company kelencontent

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Panel: Innovations In Health Tech & Virtual Reality