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

08:30 - 09:30 - REGISTRATION / EXHIBITION


PLENARY SESSIONS

09:30
Welcome

Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO Life Sciences Hub Wales

09:40
Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales  (Video message)

09:50-10:40
Opening Panel:
Tomorrow’s Health - Challenges & opportunities in Wales

10:40-11:00
Unlocking Innovation in Healthcare

John Davies, Amazon Web Services

14:15-14:30
Value Based Healthcare - Beyond Theory

Dr Sally Lewis

14:30-15:15
A tale of two cities - Canterbury (New Zealand) and Cardiff (Wales)

David Meates & Len Richards

15:15-15:30
Plenary
Ben Osborn, Pfizer UK


INNOVATION STAGE

11:45-12:30
Innovation Stage Sponsor

Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA)

12:30-13:15
KESS (Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships) as a route to academia-industry innovation
Bangor University

16:00-16:45
Stories of Innovation
European Regional Development

16:45-17:30
Prioritising Personal Wellbeing

Former Wales Rugby Player, Andries Pretorius


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Practice

11:45-12:30
Using technology to help people live well with dementia
Gwynedd Council
Galactig
North Wales Research, Innovation and Improvement Hub

12:30-13:15
To bridge clusters and science parks by leveraging expertise in international alliances
Martine Courtemanche, Sherbrooke Innopole, Canada
Toshio Fujimoto, iPark, Japan

Ursula Hultkvist Bengtsson, Twins´International Multihelix, Sweden
Joan Popolo, ACTION Innovation Network, USA

16:00-16:45
Working together to bring patients home
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Denbighshire County Council & Gwynedd Council


Digital

11:45-12:30 
Transforming digital health and care services in Wales
Paul Howells, Programme Lead, NHS Wales Infomatics Service
Helen Thomas, Interim Director, NHS Wales Infomatics Service

12:30-13:15
Assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of new health technologies
Matthew Prettyjohns, Health Technology Wales

16:00-16:45
Project Yemen: Launching a virtual reality product into a war zone
James Gough, CEO, One Shot Immersive


Industry

11:45-12:30
From saving lives to improving systems
Amer El-Kerdi, Clinical Marketing Leader, Philips
Dr Christian Subbe, Betsi Cadwaladr University Hospital Health Board

12:30-13:15
MediWales – Welsh Life Science Showcase

Deborah Laubach, Operations Manager, MediWales

16:00-16:45
Breakthrough innovations for tomorrow’s health


Innovation

11:45-12:30
Creating a climate to drive Innovation and transformation – how do we ensure we are fit for the future?
Helen Howson, Bevan Commission

16:00-16:45
The large-scale change challenge
Junaid Bajwa, Global Lead for Strategic Alliances, Digital Centre of Excellence at Merck & Co
Jonathon Gray, Clinical Director, Life Sciences Hub Wales, Interim Director of Transformation and Digital, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Ruth Jordan -
Head of Improvement and Implementation, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Sarah Kerruish, Chief Strategy Officer, Kherion


Health & Social Care

11:45-12:30
Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) as a framework to support the development and adoption of innovation
Nick James, Strategic Account Manager, Pfizer UK
Dr Thomas Kelley, CEO, Sprink and Affiliate, Swansea University
Professor Hamish Laing, Professor of Enhanced Innovation and Engagement, Swansea University
Dr Sally Lewis, Clinical Lead for Value-Based and Prudent Healthcare, NHS Wales

12:30-13:15
Driving innovation for cancer In Wales

Tim Banks, Head of Research, Tenovus
Tom Crosby, Consultant Oncologist, National Cancer Clinical Director for Wales, Cinical Lead Transforming Cancer Services, Velindre Cancer Centre
Richard Erwin, Managing Director, Roche

Dee Puckett, Head of Health & Social Care Engagement, Life Sciences Hub Wales

16:00-16:45
Uniting on precision medicine - driving economic growth and changing health care in Wales
Mark Briggs, Head of Cell and Gene Therapy, Welsh Blood Service
Ian Weeks, Dean of Clinical Innovation, Cardiff University


17:30 - 18:30 - DRINKS RECEPTION