Hosted by Dara Ó Briain, the Irish comedian and presenter of the BBC’s Science Club, Imagining the Future of Medicine will be held at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London on the 21st April 2014.
Imagining the Future of Medicine will feature inspiring short talks and stunning artistic performances that celebrate the power of unexpected connections to create exciting possibilities.
The event is twinned with “The Cell” a showcase of innovative healthcare companies that will be held across the road at the Sir Alexander Fleming Building – home to Imperial College Medical School (the largest medical school in Europe). At this pre-conference networker delegates will be able to get up close with the companies that are working to create the future of medicine and it’s here that we’ve been invited to showcase 3G Doctor and some of the transformational innovative new ways that we’re using mHealth to enable Patients and Carers to work together to achieve better outcomes.
The full list of speakers will include
> Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Cognitive Neuroscientist (Watch her Mysterious Workings of the Adolescent Brain Ted Talk)
> Leo Cheng, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
> Jamil El-Imad, Chief Scientist, NeuroPro AG
> Dr Ben Goldacre, Doctor, Campaigner and Author (Watch his Battling Bad Science Ted Talk)
> Ali Parsa, Babylon Partners and former CEO at Circle Healthcare
> Tali Sharot, Neuroscientist, UCL (Watch her Optimism Bias Ted Talk)
> Dr Katherine Sleeman, Palliative Medicine Registrar and Academic
> Chris Toumazou, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College (Watch his Ted Talk)
> Jay Walker, Curator, TEDMED (Watch his My Library of Human Imagination Ted Talk)
> Francis Wells, Consultant Surgeon
> Mark Wilson, Consultant Neurosurgeon, St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre/London’s Air Ambulance.
The programme will also feature a series of stunning artistic performances, including Trumpet playing by Gramophone Awards Artist of the Year Alison Balsom (watch her Sound the Trumpet), the Islington Community Theatre (watch Brainstorm – their play about teenage brain development) and The Kaos Signing Choir for Deaf & Hearing Children – watch them in this short video entertaining millions with ‘God Save the Queen’ at the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.
The Cell showcase
‘Prior to the start of the stage programme, a biotech showcase The Cell makes its London debut at the Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London, just minutes away from the Royal Albert Hall. The Cell will showcase the ingenuity of a variety of innovators, inspiring impulses of creativity, whilst forming new connections between people and ideas. Attendees have the opportunity to observe and participate in this diffusion of new ideas and technologies before making their way across the synapse to the main event at the Royal Albert Hall‘
Tickets to attend The Cell are free but limited and offered on a first come first served basis. You must first buy a ticket for Imagining the Future of Medicine and then apply here.
There are a few more still to be confirmed but innovative healthcare companies that will be showcased within the Cell include:
3G Doctor, Covidien, Desktop Genetics, DNA Electronics, Fifth Sense Charity, Focus Active Learning, geneOnyx, Generic Robotics, GoodSAM App, HELIX, Light Eye Mind, Map of Medicine, MediWiSe Medical Wireless Sensing, MSk Lab, NeuroPro, Prokarium, PsiOxus Therapeutic, Sharp Labs, St Jude Medical, T delta S, uMotif, University of Bristol’s Dr Joanne Hutchings, University of Southampton, VolitionRX
Buy your ticket today
Click here to order your ticket – then jump over to apply to also attend The Cell in the morning before the conference.