2016 Lake Nona Impact Forum Opens Tonight

The Fourth Annual Lake Nona Impact Forum is set to begin tonight as more than 250 thought leaders converge on Lake Nona to discuss the future of health and wellness. The in-depth talks and discussions during the three-day symposium target key issues and actionable solutions in wellness, sustainable living and health technology.

Wednesday evening’s program features a conversation on health technology and outcomes between CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Sandi Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson. The two will discuss “The Missing Link: A New Human-Centered Approach to Transforming Health and Wellbeing.”

Other health and wellness experts speaking Wednesday include Eric Topol of Scripps Health and Dan Buettner, author of “The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People.”

These discussions serve to frame the week’s topics that seek to explore and shape the health and wellness landscape. Central themes to be discussed include developing healthy communities, preventative care, mental health, advances in digital health technology, and the challenges and promises of advancing health care.

The 2016 Lake Nona Impact Forum is presented by Johnson & Johnson, along with Founding Sponsors: Cisco, Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, GuideWell, Sharecare, Tavistock Foundation; Medical City Partners: Nemours Children’s Health System, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, UF Health; and Contributing Sponsors: Dr. Phillips Charities, Insurance Office of America, Integrated Wellness Partners, Orlando Health, PepsiCo, Roche, Technogym, and the United States Tennis Association.

For more information about this year’s Lake Nona Impact Forum, visit www.LakeNonaImpactForum.org