Draft programme outline - subject to change as additional speakers and workshops sessions are confirmed.

08:30 - 09:30 - REGISTRATION / EXHIBITION


PLENARY SESSIONS

09:00-09:20
Welcome

Chris Martin FPharm, Deputy Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales

Rt Hon Mark Drakeford AM, First Minister of Wales

09:20-09:40
Tim Irish, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

09:40-10:00
Richard Erwin, Roche


INNOVATION STAGE

10:45-11:30
Stories of Innovation
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board 

11:30-13:00
Turning ideas into life-changing solutions
Accelerate Programme


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Practice

10:45-11:30
Aspire AI project powered by Intel
Dr Emiliano Spezi, Reader – School of Engineering, Cardiff University

Costas Stylianou, Technical Specialist for Health and Life Sciences, Intel

11:30-12:15
Innovation by Design @ Bangor University
Andy Goodman, Senior Lecturer in Design, Bangor University
John Parkinson, Head of School, Head of Psychology, Bangor University
Dewi Rowlands, Senior Lecturer in Education, Bangor University
Paul Spencer, Dean of College Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Bangor University

12:15-13:00
The innovation journey; A Science Park Perspective
Menai Science Park (M-SParc)


Digital

11:30-12:15
How VR and AR are revolutionising healthcare
Academy of International Expanded Reality (AIXR)

12:15-13:00
Clinically led predictive analytics in action
Justin Kennington, Chief Executive, Lightfoot Solutions
Alun Tomkinson, Clinical Board Director for Surgery Clinical Board, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board


Industry

10:45-11:30
Pathway optimisation in orthopaedics & the use of technology to transform patient care
Ruth Griffiths, UK Lead ZB Connect Solutions, Zimmer Biomet
Professor Oliver Pearce, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Milton Keynes University Hospital
Professor Blaine Price, Professor of Computing, School of Computing & Comms, The Open University

11:30-12:15
Effective innovation starts with finding the right problems
Jessica Neely – User Centred Design Specialist, PDR
Prof. Andrew Walters – Director of Research, PDR

12:15-13:00
Innovation Centres Wales
Simon Barry, National Respiratory Health Clinical Lead, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Professor Keith Harding, Medical Director, Welsh Wound Centre


Innovation

10:45-11:30
From longer life expectancy to healthier life expectancy

12:15-13:00
Translating thinking to practice for tomorrow's health
Siôn Charles, Deputy Director, Bevan Commission


Health & Social Care

10:45-11:30
A good start in life: Improving perinatal mental health services
Professor Ian Jones, Director of the National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH)

Dr Sally Wilson, Training Coordinator at Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP)
Dr Sarah Witcombe-Hayes, Senior Policy Researcher at NSPCC and Maternal Mental Health Alliance Wales (MMHAW) Coordinator

11:30-12:15
Joint working in practice
Jason Carroll, Medines Management Pharmacist, Powys Teaching Health Board
Alun Griffith, Evidence Generation Manager, GSK
Dee Puckett, Head of Health & Social Care Engagement, Life Sciences Hub Wales
Judy Thomas, Director of Contractor Services, Community Pharmacy Wales

12:15-13:00
Advanced therapies medicinal products
Mark Briggs, Head of Cell and Gene Therapy, Welsh Blood Service
Keith Wilson,  Senior Lecturer Honorary and Consultant Haematologist, Clinical Lead for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board