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December 4th, 2018 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

Future of Healthcare, the Digitisation of the Medtech Industry and Regulatory Update
Speaker Deloitte, Deloitte,

Dr Peter Groves, Chair, Medical Technologies Advisory Committee NICE & Chair, Devices Expert Advisory Committee MHRA

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Break and exhibition

Morning

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Update on Regulatory Developments (Parallel Session 1)

The latest developments regarding the medical device and IVD regulations. Discussing the impact on your business and the management of innovation within these new directives.

Morning

Speaker MHRA, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA),

IT Regulatory Compliance - business benefit or a burden?
David Thompson, Clarity Compliance Solutions, Managing Director and Principal Consultant

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Innovation Showcase (Parallel Session 1)

Showcasing innovative companies and technologies from across the UK.

Morning

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

Workshop (Parallel Session 2)

Morning

11:30 AM

12:30 PM

NHS Market Access and Innovation Adoption (Parallel Session 2)

A discussion of new innovation adoption initiatives and the key factors surrounding NHS market access.

Morning

Lars Sundstrom, West of England Academic Health Science Network, Innovation and Growth Director

Ifan Evans, Welsh Government, Director Technology & Transformation, Health & Social Services Group

HealthTech Connect
Sheryl Warttig, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Senior Technical Adviser

12:30 PM

01:30 PM

Lunch and networking

Afternoon

01:30 PM

02:00 PM

Plenary Session

Afternoon

What makes your brain happy?
Dr Dean Burnett, Neuroscientist, Comedian and Guardian science blogger

Hamish Laing, Swansea University School of Management, Professor of Enhanced Innovation, Engagement and Outcomes

02:00 PM

03:00 PM

Sources of Finance and Funding (Parallel Session 3)

Leading speakers will discuss financial support for new ventures in the healthcare and the life science industries.

Afternoon

Cynthia Bullock, Innovate UK, Senior Innovation Lead for Enabling Programmes

Dr Richard Thompson, Development Bank of Wales, Technology Venture Senior Investment Executive

02:00 PM

03:00 PM

LifeScience Academy, Skills Agenda and Careers Fayre (Parallel Session 3)

This session discusses the skills shortage and the need for development of and access to skills within the life sciences sector. Highlights will include, recruitment, students placements and activity through the LifeScience Academy. Presentations from leading companies in the region and student and graduate networking opportunities.

Afternoon

Peter Finegold, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Head of Education

03:00 PM

04:00 PM

Future Watch – University Showcase

Showcasing the future spin outs and innovations from across the UK.

Afternoon

Speaker PETIC, Cardiff University – Wales Research and Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Centre (PETIC),

Speaker WWIC, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre,

04:00 PM

04:30 PM

Lifescience Industry Magazine Panel

A round-up of the burning issues affecting the sector from regional and national network leaders.

Afternoon

Lin Bateson, BioPartner UK, Chief Executive

David Sheppard, Department for International Trade, Deputy Head, Life Sciences

Lars Sundstrom, West of England Academic Health Science Network, Innovation and Growth Director