Health care innovation is the topic for this year’s annual Emerging Issues Forum assembled by former Gov. Jim Hunt and North Carolina State University.

Among the Forum’s highlights are a series of innovations that were submitted to conference organizers and voted on by the public. The final 10 nominees will be featured in video presentations over the two days. Click here for details.

Most of the two-day conference can be watched live over the Internet. Click here to view after 8 a.m. Monday.

For the full agenda, click here.

PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi, Harvard business school professor Clay Christensen and Gov. Bev Perdue are the scheduled speakers Monday at the two-day conference at the Raleigh Convention Center.

The 26th annual forum is examining how health care innovations can help the economy while making healthier citizens.

CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina CEO Brad Wilson are expected to speak Tuesday. (Note: His session will not be streamed over the Internet, according to the event’s organizers.)

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