JOIN US AT UK HEALTHTECH
December 4th, 2019 Cardiff | Park Plaza

Register

08:00 AM

09:00 AM

Registration, exhibition and networking

Morning

09:00 AM

10:00 AM

Plenary Session

Morning

Welcome & Introduction
Gwyn Tudor, MediWales, CEO

Accelerating Access to Innovation in Health - How In Vitro Diagnostics Can Demonstrate Value
Alan Sumner, Roche Diagnostics, Head of Public Affairs

The landscape of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Stephen Hildrew, Siemens Healthineers, Regional Director Partnerships

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Break and exhibition

Morning

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

NHS Market Access and Innovation Adoption (Parallel Session 1)

An overview of programmes and initiatives to support companies to work with the NHS in England and Wales

Morning

The Principles of MedTech Market Access
Michael Branagan-Harris, Device Access, CEO

Spread & Scale
Sion Charles, Bevan Commission, Deputy Director

Development of the Breast Axilla Postoperative Support (BAPS) App
Donna Egbeare, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Consultant in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Building Solutions for the NHS
Glenn Hapgood, Rescape, Commercial Director

Powys & Aparito
Jennifer Walsh, Powys Teaching Health Board, Paediatric continence nurse specialist

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Medical Device Regulations Update (Parallel Session 1)

Discussion and critical guidance on the new medical device and IVD regulations

Morning

Chair
Gwyn Tudor, MediWales, CEO

Top Ten Issues for European Medical Device Regulation
Trevor Lewis, Medical Device Consultancy , Director

A Company Perspective
Greg Baily, Huntleigh Healthcare, Technical Director

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

Accelerating Innovation . . . Stories from the frontline (Parallel Session 2)

Accelerate is a pioneering collaboration between Welsh universities and the Life Science Hub Wales. Helping to translate innovative ideas into new products and services to improve the health and wellbeing of those living in Wales. Join this session to hear directly from the partners and projects behind the accelerate programme.

Morning

Natalie De Mello, Swansea University, Senior Innovation Technologist

Ryan Bamsey, Innoture, Head of Technology and Development

James Kinsey-Jones, Cardiff University, Business Development Manager

Barbara Coles, Cardiff University School of Medicine, ACCELERATE Project Manager & Clinical Innovation Hub Manager

Caroline Hagerman, University of Wales Trinity St David, Innovation Fellow - User Experience and Behavioural Science

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

Introducing FutureWatch – Innovation Showcase (Parallel Session 2)

Showcasing innovative companies and technologies from across the UK.

Morning

Chair
Michael Graz, Biophys, CEO & Founder

Detecting Cancer Genuinely Early when it is treatable - Saving more lives!
Adam Bryant, CanSense, CEO

Consent - digital and transformed
Dafydd Loughran, Concentric Health, CEO

Your neuroproduct development partner
Rob Oultram, Senso Medical (Israel) / Evolve Neurotech (Wales)., UK representative

It’s time we track what really matters
Chris Baines, Forth, Co-Founder & CTO

The Digital Centre of Intelligence in the Wellbeing Space
John Williams, Red Dot 365, CEO

Gareth Gunter, Red Dot 365, COO

12:30 PM

01:30 PM

Lunch and networking

Afternoon

01:30 PM

02:30 PM

Plenary Session

Afternoon

Chair
Ifan Evans, Welsh Government, Director - Technology, Digital & Transformation

Nice to have or must have
Roy Lilley, NHSmanagers.net, Health Policy Analyst, Writer, Broadcaster and Commentator on the National Health Service and Social Issues

Introduction to Intuitive and Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Andrew Bonser, Intuitive, Director Government Affairs, UK & Ireland

Huw Shurmer, Fujifilm, Strategic Relationship Manager Medical Systems

02:30 PM

04:00 PM

Sources of Finance and Funding & Discussion Panel

Leading speakers discuss raising financial support for new ventures and in healthcare and life science industries

Afternoon

Chair
Tony Sedgwick, Thought Disruptor, CEO & Founder

Practical advice from company perspectives
Jenna Bowen, Cotton Mouton Diagnostics, Chief Operating Officer

Practical Tips Around Funding
Ian Bussey, Regent Assay Corporate Finance, Partner

Raising Finance The VC Perspective
Simon Thelwall-Jones, Development Bank of Wales, Investment Director, Technology Venture Investments

Commercialisation Support for SMEs
Lawson Coombes, Swansea University, Enterprise Europe Network Partner

The importance of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) in Grant Funding
Dayne Hodgson, RedKnight Consultancy Ltd, Director and Co-founder