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The Sound of Ideas: Meeting of the Minds Cleveland 2017; Precision Medicine

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Can we un-knot the urban transportation tangle before single-occupant, gas-burning cars choke every major city? What about designing a dependable communications system in the event of catastrophe? Can bringing college classes to prisons help ex-offenders thrive after release? And is there a better way to convert innovative ideas from local entrepreneurs into bankable businesses that impact the world?  We're at the Global Center for Health Innovation as some of the nation's big thinkers gather for the "Meeting of the Minds" conference. The Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit is at the adjacent Huntington Convention Center. We'll hear great ideas from participants of both events.

Jon Coleman, Director, City Solutions, Ford Smart Mobility, LLC 
Greta Byrum, Director, Resilient Communities at New America
Candace Widdoes, Chief Operating Officer, Plug and Play 
Rebecca Ginsburg, Co-Founder & Director, Education Justice Project  
Oktawia Wojcik, Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 
Dr. Charis  Eng, Chair and Founding Director of the Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic 
Christine Cournoyer CEO, N-of-One