About PEDS 2040

As iSPI’s flagship event, PEDS 2040 presents a unique opportunity to witness the future of pediatrics as it unfolds. Attendees will be able to collaborate with like-minded stakeholders in pediatrics. You will be able to learn from innovation and intelligence leaders and gain valuable insight about the challenges we face in pediatrics.


All sessions subject to change

PEDS 2040 Day 1

Friday, July 12, 2024

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PDT

Workshop: ChatGPT and AI in Pediatrics: AI Primer (La Jolla A)

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PDT

Workshop: BioDesign for Pediatric Innovation - From Needs to Commercialization (La Jolla B)

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PDT

Workshop: Innovative Business Model (La Jolla FG)

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm PDT


1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PDT

Workshop: ChatGPT and AI in Pediatrics: AI Primer (La Jolla A)

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PDT

Workshop: Innovation Roadmap: From Concept to Market (La Jolla B)

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm PDT


3:00 pm - 3:15 pm PDT

Welcome (La Jolla CDE)

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm PDT

CEO Fireside Chat (La Jolla CDE)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

Innovation and Equity (La Jolla CDE)

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm PDT

Mission Moment: Queen Moorea (La Jolla CDE)

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm PDT

iCAN Session: What I Want Doctors to Know (La Jolla CDE)

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

Key Takeaways & Sponsor Highlight: Live Like JoJo Foundation (La Jolla CDE)

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

iSPI / iCAN Reception (Garden Courtyard)

PEDS 2040 Day 2

Saturday, July 13, 2024

6:30 am - 8:00 am PDT

Networking Breakfast (Grande Room)

7:00 am - 8:00 am PDT

European iSPI Spotlight (Virtual)

8:00 am - 8:10 am PDT

Welcome (La Jolla CDE)

8:10 am - 8:30 am PDT

Keynote: Pediatric Moonshot (La Jolla CDE)

8:30 am - 9:10 am PDT

Beyond ChatGPT: The Future of AI in Pediatrics (La Jolla CDE)

9:10 am - 9:15 am PDT

Stretch Break

9:15 am - 10:00 am PDT

The Imperative for Innovation - COO Panel (La Jolla CDE)

10:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

PedsMRKT Launch (La Jolla CDE)

10:30 am - 10:50 am PDT

Networking Break

10:50 am - 11:30 am PDT

Innovation Success Stories (La Jolla CDE)

11:30 am - 11:40 am PDT

Sponsor Spotlight: GoCheck Kids (La Jolla CDE)

11:40 am - 12:25 pm PDT

Wearable Biosensors (La Jolla CDE)

12:25 pm - 12:30 pm PDT

Sponsor Spotlight - Smileyscope (La Jolla CDE)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

Lunch (Grande Room)

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

XR Innovations in Pediatrics (La Jolla CDE)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Partnering for Success: Optimizing Commercialization Potential (La Jolla CDE)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

Digital Health Innovations (La Jolla CDE)

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm PDT


3:15 pm - 3:45 pm PDT

Women in Innovation (La Jolla CDE)

3:45 pm - 4:25 pm PDT

Best of the Best (La Jolla CDE)

4:25 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

Key Takeaways (La Jolla CDE)

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

Abstract Presentation and Reception (La Jolla A & B)

PEDS 2040 Day 3

Sunday, July 14, 2024

7:00 am - 8:00 am PDT

Networking Breakfast (Grande Room)

8:00 am - 8:05 am PDT

Welcome (La Jolla CDE)

8:05 am - 8:15 am PDT

Keynote Remarks (La Jolla CDE)

8:15 am - 8:25 am PDT

Fireside Chat (La Jolla CDE)

8:25 am - 8:50 am PDT

Partnering for Better Intelligence in Disaster Preparation: Pediatric Pandemic Network (La Jolla CDE)

8:50 am - 9:30 am PDT

Innovation & Research (La Jolla CDE)

9:30 am - 10:00 am PDT

Networking Break

10:00 am - 10:30 am PDT

iCAN Activity of the Week Presentations (La Jolla CDE)

10:30 am - 11:15 am PDT

Multidisciplinary Approach to Innovation (La Jolla CDE)

11:15 am - 11:45 am PDT

Winning Abstract Presentations (La Jolla CDE)

11:45 am - 12:30 pm PDT

Open Forum & iSPI Roll Call (La Jolla CDE)

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Final Takeaways & Insights (La Jolla CDE)

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm PDT

iSPI Board Meeting (By Invitation Only - La Jolla FG)

Kick off your PEDS 2040 experience by attending one of our workshops!

Workshops are held on Wednesday, July 12th in two sessions: 12:00pm and 1:30pm

ChatGPT and AI in Pediatrics: AI Primer (12:00pm & 1:30pm)

Discover how language models like GPT and other AI technologies are transforming pediatric care! In this workshop, renowned experts will guide you through the applications of AI in clinical settings and how it is empowering healthcare professionals with advanced tools for better patient outcomes.

BioDesign for Pediatric Innovation - From Needs to Commercialization (12:00pm)

In this workshop, explore the vital role of human-centered design in pediatric innovation. Discover how to create inclusive, engaging experiences for children while addressing their unique needs.

Innovative Business Models (12:00pm)

Join our workshop to explore cutting-edge business models driving advancements in pediatric healthcare. Learn how forward-thinking approaches are reshaping the industry, fostering collaborations, and accelerating the adoption of AI and other technologies. Gain valuable insights and strategies to thrive in this era of innovation.

Innovation Roadmap: From Concept to Market (1:30pm)

Finding the best fit for your institution to take ideas from concept to market by building the right innovation approach, infrastructure & eco-system.

Workshops are available as part of your PEDS 2040 conference registration.

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Programs like PEDS 2040 help people stay on the cutting edge and bring people together in faster, smarter ways.

Daniel KraftFounder and Chair, Exponential Medicine

A conference like PEDS 2040 really brings it all together and makes me feel very positive about the future of pediatric innovation.

Lyle BerkowitzChief Executive Officer, Back9 Healthcare Consulting

The opportunity to now collaborate across hospitals is absolutely vital. This is where iSPI comes in.

Naomi FriedFounder and CEO, Health Innovation Strategies


San Diego, CA

Join us in beautiful San Diego at the Estancia La Jolla! Surrounded by charming courtyards and verdant gardens, it will create a PEDS 2040 experience you won’t want to miss!

To reserve your room, call (855) 430-7503 and mention that you are staying for the PEDS 2040 conference or reserve online using the link below.

Make Your Room Reservation Here

Why attend PEDS2040?


Stay Ahead in the Rapidly Evolving World of Pediatric Healthcare:

The current state of pediatric healthcare demands immediate action and adaptation. By attending PEDS2040, you'll gain crucial insights into the latest innovations, research, and best practices that will enable you to make informed decisions for your organization and improve patient care.

Connect with Global Industry Leaders and Change-Makers:

PEDS2040 provides a unique opportunity to network with renowned experts, thought leaders, and innovators from around the world. Collaborate and discuss pressing challenges in pediatric healthcare, and work together to develop creative solutions that will transform the industry.

Enhance Your Skills with Hands-On Learning Opportunities:

At PEDS2040, you'll have access to interactive workshops, training sessions, and panel discussions led by experienced professionals. Gain valuable skills and practical knowledge that you can implement immediately to address the urgent needs of pediatric healthcare in your organization.

Be Part of the Movement to Shape a Healthier Future for Children:

As pediatric healthcare faces unprecedented challenges, now is the time to make a difference. Joining PEDS2040 is not just about attending a conference; it's about being part of a global community committed to driving positive change and ensuring a healthier future for children everywhere.

Limited Time to Secure Your Place at This Must-Attend Event:

Due to the high demand and the critical nature of the topics covered, seats for PEDS2040 are filling up fast. Don't miss your chance to be part of this game-changing event. Register now and secure your spot in the movement to revolutionize pediatric healthcare.

Abstract Competition

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