08:00 AM

09:00 AM

Exhibition Room

Registration, exhibition and networking

09:00 AM

10:00 AM

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Room tbc

Plenary Session

Welcome and introduction

Chair

Gwyn Tudor, MediWales, CEO

Welcome & Introduction
Gwyn Tudor, MediWales, CEO

Official Welcome from Swansea University
Paul Boyle, Swansea University, Vice Chancellor

Delivering value through partnership
Hamish Laing, Swansea University, Professor of Enhanced Innovation, Engagement and Outcomes

Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, Life Sciences Hub Wales, Chair

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

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Morning Parallel Session: Room tbc

Heart & Stroke – Parallel Session 1

Supported by the British Heart Foundation

Chair

Joanne Oliver, British Heart Foundation, Health Service Engagement Lead for Wales

Wales Atlas of Variation: How can data support improving cardiovascular care with Wales
Jonathan Goodfellow, Wales Cardiac Network, National Clinical Lead

Innovative approaches to community Blood Pressure programmes: The learning from BHF funded programmes
British Heart Foundation Speaker, British Heart Foundation ,

May Measurement Month Campaign
Barry McDonnell, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Reader in Cardiovascular Physiology

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

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Morning Parallel Session: Room tbc

Industry Collaborations – Parallel Session 2

Showcasing collaborative projects between health boards, trusts and industry partners

Chair

Keir Lewis, Swansea University, Respiratory Innovation Wales, Professor and R&D Director

Greg Baily, Huntleigh Healthcare, Technical Director

Welsh Ambulance and Mangar Health
Clare Birt, Mangar Health, Marketing Director

Robin Petterson, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, Frequent Caller Lead

Aneurin Bevan & Dr Doctor
David Minton, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Associate Medical Director, Value Based Health Care

Gareth Roberts, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Assistant Medical Director and Consultant Nephrologist

Rinesh Amin, DrDoctor, Co-founder

Point of Care Flu Test (LIAT- Lab in a Tube), Companion diagnostic partnership or Point of Care/patient Coagulation monitoring
Claire Smith, Roche, Account Manager

Alex Makanga, Besti Cadwaladr Health Board, Senior biomedical scientist

Peter Ella-Tongwiis, North Wales Urological Research Centre, Post graduate research scientist

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

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Room tbc

Advanced Therapies – Parallel Session 3

Advanced Therapies Programme is now entering its delivery and implementation phase. The first few therapies are now approved and NHS Wales is looking to maximise the availability of and benefit from the advent of these new treatments.

Chair

Mark Briggs, Welsh Blood Service, Head of Cell and Gene Therapy

Our plans for the adoption of advanced therapies in Wales
Mark Briggs, Welsh Blood Service, Head of Cell and Gene Therapy

Experience of CAR-T preparation
Wendy Ingram, Cardiff and Vale UHB, Clinical Lead for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria

Emma Kempshall, Cardiff and Vale UHB,

Cartilage Treatment Therapies in Wales
Amit Chandratreya, Prince of Wales Hospital, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Patient Representative,

Panel Member
John Chester, Cardiff University, Clinical Professor and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology

Panel Member
Paul Stroemer, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, ATTC Network Programme Manager Midlands / Wales

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

Exhibition Room

Break and exhibition

11:30 AM

12:25 PM

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Workshop Session 1: Room tbc

Digital Health – Showcase

Showcasing digital health technologies and breakthroughs

Navify® Clinical Decision Support
Anne Dreyer, Roche Diagnostics, Digital Business Manager

11:30 AM

12:25 PM

Workshop Session 1: Room tbc

Innovation – Showcase

A display of innovative technologies and ideas

11:30 AM

12:25 PM

Workshop Session 1: Room tbc

Life Sciences Hub Wales Workshop

A workshop delivered by the Life Sciences Hub Wales

11:30 AM

12:25 PM

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Workshop Session 1: Room tbc

Diabetes Workshop

Diabetes Workshop

Sarah Prior, Swansea University, Senior Lecturer for Diabetes Research Group

Steve Luzio, Diabetes Research Unit Cymru,

11:30 AM

12:25 PM

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Workshop Session 1: Room tbc

Swansea Medical School Workshop

A workshop delivered by Swansea Medical School

Swansea MPharm - A Collaborative New Degree for the Changing Face of Pharmacy
Andrew Morris, Swansea University Medical School, Head of Pharmacy

12:35 PM

01:30 PM

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Workshop Session 2: Room tbc

Digital Health – How to work with the Welsh NHS

A workshop designed to help companies navigate the route to market and adoption for digital health products and solutions

Chair

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

Dafydd Loughran, Concentric Health, CEO

NHS Wales Informatics Service
NWIS Speaker, NHS Wales Informatics Service,

Signum Speaker, Signum,

12:35 PM

01:30 PM

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Workshop Session 2: Room tbc

Innovation – Adoption: How to work with the Welsh NHS

A display of innovative technologies and ideas

Chair

Robyn Davies, Cardiff and Vale UHB, Head of Innovation

Adele Cahill, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Assistant Director Value Based Health Care and National Lead Value Based Procurement

Tom Powell, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, Innovation and QI Manager

12:35 PM

01:30 PM

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Workshop Session 2: Room tbc

Cancer Workshop

Duncan Baird, Cardiff University, Professor of Cancer and Genetics

Alan Parker, Cardiff University - School of Medicine, Reader in Translational Virotherapies

12:35 PM

01:30 PM

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Workshop Session 2: Room tbc

Innovate UK Workshop

An exploration of the current opportunities and funding landscape for collaborative projects

Kath Mackay, Innovate UK, Interim Director Ageing Society, Health & Nutrition

01:30 PM

02:30 PM

Exhibition Room

Lunch and networking

02:30 PM

03:30 PM

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Room tbc

Plenary Session

Afternoon key note speakers

Dr Andrew Goodall, NHS Wales, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive

Use and Usability- The Challenge to the Med Tech Industry
Tom Clutton-Brock, University of Birmingham, Clinical Director, NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Cooperative

Adele Cahill, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Assistant Director Value Based Health Care and National Lead Value Based Procurement

03:30 PM

04:30 PM

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Afternoon Parallel Session: Room tbc

Transformation of Care – Parallel Session 1

NHS Innovation for Change

Chair

Robyn Davies, Cardiff and Vale UHB, Head of Innovation

Stephen Parnell, Cardiff & Vale Health Board, Assistant Director Organisational Systems Change

Anna Sussex, WEDFAN, Public Health Wales National Programme Manager for Frequent Attenders, Unscheduled Care and clinical lead

Alison Powell, Workflow - Practice Unbound, Wales Development Lead

Improving the Hydration of Vulnerable Patients
Rebecca Thomas, Cwm Taf UHB, Senior Nurse Professional Standards and Quality Improvement

03:30 PM

04:30 PM

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Afternoon Parallel Session: Room tbc

Integrated Diagnostics: Precision Medicine to Community Diagnostics – Parallel Session 2

Moderninsing and transforming diagnostic services. This session will discuss how the ‘Precision Medicine’ strategy aims to align activities in integrated diagnostics and advanced therapies within Wales.

Chair

Rob Orford, Welsh Government, Chief Scientific Adviser for Health

Ian Weeks, Cardiff University School of Medicine,

Genomics for Precision Medicine: Our diagnostic journey in Wales
Sian Morgan, All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS), Head of the All Wales Genetics Laboratory (AWGL)

Annette Thomas, Cardiff and Vale UHB,

Matt Gibson, Siemens Healthineers, Head Of Sales

03:30 PM

04:30 PM

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Afternoon Parallel Session: Room tbc

Cancer – Parallel Session 3

Cancer Session

Dr Pasquale Innominato, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Cancer Services, Oncologist

David Thomas, ABCi, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Headquarters, Assistant Director

Kay Wilson, Velindre Cancer Centre, Early Phase Team Lead, Clinical Trials Unit

Jessie Powell, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff, Senior Nurse Manager (CRF)

Diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer through new £2.6m project led by Swansea University
Lewis Francis, Swansea University Medical School, Associate Professor and Programme Director to MSc Nanomedicine

04:30 PM

04:30 PM

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Close & Drinks Reception

Tenovus Choir will be performing during the drinks reception at the close of the event