What You Will Hear
Some of the leading companies and disruptive start-ups deliver their insight and opinions, and will debate on our Main Stage, located in the Keynote Theatre. Be clued-in to the future of wearable technology, the benefits of ‘getting connected’, and hear from industry leaders about how devices are being used to increase productivity on an individual and corporate level.
Who Should Attend
Delegates who want to increase their understanding of the current wearables landscape, and just what the future holds in this area. Attendees will include retailers, distributors, investors, start-ups, innovation managers and press.
Themes: Wearables Future of, Brands, Fitness Wearables, AR & VR, Innovations, Wearable Risk, Immersive Video, Security, Education, Botnets
Track Host: Address & Welcome
Opening Keynote: It’s Time to Heal Medicine.
Our powerful Opening Keynote addresses the fight to cure our healthcare industry across the globe. Educating the general population, regulating emerging health technologies, and bringing data access back to the patient are all issues that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. This session closes with a simple message: let's empower people to control their own health before problems occur and flip our system to more preventative practices by adopting technology which works.
Panel Discussion: The Increasing Impact of Emerging Technology
From developing new life-saving techniques and virtual surgical training, to personal health management and behaviour change, biometric sensing, VR, artificial intelligence and other emerging innovations are helping to revolutionize the way healthcare operates and is transforming patient care.
Panel Discussion: Change is Coming – Building the Hospital of the Future
Today’s hospitals are integrating and deploying technology in profound and unique ways. Utilising digital strategies offer agile, efficient and effective solutions for clinicians and managers alike.
Charlie Isaacs, VP, Salesforce
Keynote: Why "One Size Fits All" is a Thing of the Past
There is a revolution in personalised healthcare provision. Advances in genomics, precision medicine and machine learning have led to powerful new discoveries. Discover how physicians are using genetics, and lifestyle analysis to match patients with the most effective treatments.
Keynote Panel: Artificial Intelligence: The Key to Unlocking Health 2.0.
The adoption of artificial intelligence is on the rise and solving a variety of problems for patients, bringing healthcare closer to home than ever before. Will having access to a 'pocket doctor' increase trust in our healthcare system? What further applications for AI within healthcare are on the horizon?
Panel: Chronic Disease Managed
In what ways is technology being further developed as a tool for assisting individuals living with long-term health issues. Our panellists discuss.
Healthcare’s next major frontier – The Mind
One in four people are affected by mental health disorders, such as autism and Alzheimer’s. Emerging technology is making extraordinary impacts on brain health and opening up an exciting frontier in treating some of our greatest healthcare challenges.
Keynote Panel: The Digital Health Disruptors
Meet the companies that are transforming digital health. What are their successes, challenges and future?
Finding Purpose: Wearables becoming Medical Grade
It's clear from the current market that some of the most successful products are those which are directly solving consumer problems on a needs basis. What can we do to ensure wearables are clinically viable? Whose responsibility is it to regulate the industry?
Case Studies: Emerging Technologies which Save Lives
A New Age for Medicine
This futuristic moon-shot address will broach some of the lesser-known evolutions happening behind closed doors in health tech R&D. From controlling the body’s electrical impulses with wireless technology, to Machine Learning software being used to predict Mental Health Issues. What’s next?
Closing Keynote: The Future for Health Technology
A thought-leader from one of the world’s leading technology companies presents the 2030 vision for healthcare in the US.