mHealth Guide to #LondonTechWeek #LTW

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Just making final plans for my trip to present at the ‘5G World: Futurist Summit’ in London and thought it might be helpful to share a mHealth guide to the London Tech Week (that the meeting is a part of). If you know of anything that’s mHealth related and not on the list please share it in the comments and I’ll update the guide.

Monday 12 June

Health and Digital Innovations @ Westminster
Location: Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, W1
Starts/Finishes: 4.30 PM – 8.00 PM
About: Annual event celebrating innovations and industry partnerships in the health and digital sectors. Learn more about business-university partnership opportunities (placements, short courses, contract research, etc.) within the Faculty across our departments of Biomedical Science, Life Sciences, Psychology, Computer Science, and Engineering. This will not only include displays of past and current projects undertaken in collaboration with business but also student projects of direct relevance to or involving external organisations.
Speaker(s): Dame Karen Dunnell, University of Westminster Governor
Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
Prof Annie Bligh, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology
Prof Thierry Chaussalet, Director of Business Development, Faculty of Science and Technology
Cost: Free (register here on eventbrite or email Denise Teale/

Wednesday 14 June

Using Data and IoT technology in insurance to help improve people’s health
Location: Internet of Things World Europe: Creating Partnerships & Ecosystems to Ignite the IoT Driven Enterprise
Starts/Finishes: 12:10 PM – 12:30 PM
About: How technologies are changing the way health insurance companies work. Data and how it can be used to incentivise a healthy lifestyle for people. Innovation and opportunities to create shared value.
Speaker(s): Pierre du Toit, Head of Technical Pricing and Big Data Analytics, Vitality
Cost: TBC

Unlocking new potentials and designing the healthcare app of the future
Location: Apps World Evolution: Mobile Marketing
Starts/Finishes: 12:15 PM – 12:34 PM
About: Improving health through sophisticated app design. Transforming the app concept in healthcare through implementation of latest tech and healthcare regulations
Speaker(s): Ashley George, Global Head of Innovation and Consumerisation Centre of Excellence, GlaxoSmithKline
Cost: TBC

Better tracking health, performance and vulnerabilities with connected devices
Location: Cloud & DevOps World: Cloud & Business Transformation
Starts/Finishes: 2:40 PM – 2:59 PM
Location: IoT World Europe: Ecosystem Centre Stage
About: TBC
Speaker(s): TBC
Cost: Free

Case Study: Digital Transformation in the NHS: NHSBT’s Cloud and Digital Strategy
Location: TBC
Starts/Finishes: 2:45 PM – 3:04 PM
About: Improving health services through the effective use of cloud technologies
Is the cloud the right option? Data, security, resilience
How can NHS and other organisations achieve a successful digital strategy: cost savings, new services for patients, efficiency
What can other organisations learn from our journey?
Speaker(s): Aaron Powell, Chief Digital Officer, NHS Blood and Transplant
Cost: TBC

Networking event announcing the launch of the Horse Tech Conference
Location: TBC
Starts/Finishes: 6 PM – 8 PM
About: The Horse Tech Conference is being held on Wednesday the 18th October 2017 in Central London (it will also be accessible globally via a free livestream) and will provide an immersive day of learning and networking with leaders from the global Sport Horse industry who are utilising technology to breed and train Champions. At this small meetup you can meet with the organisers and learn about the comparative medicine opportunities emerging this £25 Billion industry.
Cost: Free (register/more details)

Thursday 15 June

Addressing today’s health demands: Fit for patients; fit for investment by MedCity
Location: Greenwood Theatre, King’s College London, 55 Weston Street SE1 3RA
Starts/Finishes: 10:00 AM – 13:30 PM
About: Join us during London Tech Week to access expert insight into healthcare demands and guidance on how to access funding to support demand-led innovation.
MedCity, DigitalHealth.London, Tech London Advocates HealthTech group and Asthma UK will host speakers and opinion leaders from across industry, the investment community and medical research charities for a series of presentations and interactive discussions, examining how to understand areas of unmet clinical and patient need and then how to fund and scale-up your technology development.
Kay Boycott, CEO, Asthma UK
Dr Ameet Bakhai, Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Anne Bruinvels, NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow, CEO, Px Healthcare
Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow
Terry O’Neill, Head of Health, Knowledge Transfer Network
Aisling Burnand, CEO, Association of Medical Research Charities
Daniel Oliver Uriel, CEO, Capital Cell
Inga Deakin, Healthcare Principal, Touchstone Innovations
Nooman Haque, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Silicon Valley Bank
Jorge Armanet, CEO, HealthUnlocked
Eze Vidra, Chief Innovation Officer, Antidote
Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor Business, Greater London Authority
Cost: Free (register here on Eventbrite or email Yaesel Lee, Business Administrator, MedCity at

Better networks for better healthcare
Location: 5G World: Futurist Summit
Starts/Finishes: 11:15 AM – 12:04 PM
About: The future of healthcare that 5G can enable. From 3G Doctor to 5G Doctor.
Prospects for digital healthcare: Untangling hype and reality.
Speaker: David Doherty, Co-Founder, 3GDoctor
Cost: Free

Virtual Reality’s Advantages in Healthcare, Transforming Interaction With Patients and Improving Training
Location: VR & AR World: Service Sector VR & AR
Starts/Finishes: 2:20 PM – 2:39 PM
About: TBC
Speaker(s): Jonathan Wood, Operations Manager, Digital Marketing Bureau
Cost: Paid

Save the Children UK Session
Location: Internet of Things World Europe: Creating Partnerships & Ecosystems to Ignite the IoT Driven Enterprise
Starts/Finishes: 14:20 PM – 14:40 PM
About: Details of session still to be confirmed.
Karl is in charge of the leadership of technology and digital functions within the UK and member of the global IT executive team. Providing vision and strategy to ensure technology supports the charity in fulfilling its mission. Defined technology strategy to support all business functions including retail operations. Leading digital transformation programme. Negotiated global contract with Adobe for Marketing Cloud. Implementing Oracle HCM globally to provide a common HR service across Save the Children. Delivered technology platforms covering back-office functions, email marketing, data and insight, collaboration and digital, increasing organisation efficiency and effectiveness. Fostered an innovation culture, collaborating internally and externally to provide thought leadership and agile delivery of technology/digital solutions.
Speaker(s): Karl Hoods, Chief Innovation Officer, Save the Children UK
Cost: TBC

Guest Keynote: How Artificial Intelligence can enhance patient care
Location: AI & Machine Learning World
Starts/Finishes: 2:35 PM – 2:54 PM
About: Understanding the potential paradigm shift that AI could create for patients
● Assessing the potential impact of AI for patients with chronic illnesses
● Working with public healthcare authorities to implement future AI strategies
● Partnering with the patient in order to create innovative new services
Speaker(s): TBC
Cost: Paid

Redefining the Role of the Clinician, Who is Responsible for AI Decisions?
Location: AI & Machine Learning World
Starts/Finishes: 2:55 PM – 3:24 PM
About: What is the future of the AI ecosystem; who will the key players be?
● What are the ethics within the medical industry around AI?
● Can AI help create a new way for patients to get treated?
● Is Machine Learning proving a sustainable method of treatment?
● What barriers need to be overcome in adoption by the NHS
Arjun Panesar, Co Founder,
Dr Ali Parsa, CEO, Babylon
Dr Harpreet S Sood, Chief Clinical Officer, NHS England
Matteo Berluchi, CEO, Your.MD
Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health and Care Alliance (Moderator)
Cost: TBC

Panel Discussion: Healthcare Focus: How All Industries Can Learn from VR and AR’s Inclusion in Every Business Area
Location: VR & AR World: Service Sector VR & AR
Starts/Finishes: 3:20 PM – 3:59 PM
About: Augmented reality for medical applications
Improving mechanics of feeling and immersion: haptics and sound
Remote healthcare
Usefulness in medicine: Considering the use of VR for medical training, dentistry training, paramedic training, preventative medicine, phobia treatment, counselling and treatment of post-traumatic stress
Ash Mosahebi, Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Royal Free Hospital London, UCL Medical School
Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and Plastic Surgery Registrar, and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, UCL
Jonathan Wood, Operations Manager, Digital Marketing Bureau
Cost: Paid

Patient Monitoring and fitness tracking in Healthcare Market Labs Sessions
Location: 5G World: 5G Ready Networks
Starts/Finishes: 3:20 PM – 3:59 PM
About: Each market lab will be led by an end user of connected technologies and focus on how low power connectivity will enable them to achieve their IoT vision.
1) Energy Management in O&G Fields
2) Waste Management in Smart Cities
3) Patient Monitoring and fitness tracking in Healthcare
Improving the Fan Experience in Connected Stadiums
Speaker(s): TBC
Cost: Paid

Building AI models for healthcare
Location: AI & Machine Learning World
Starts/Finishes: 3:25 PM – 3:44 PM
About: Implementing AI solutions in public healthcare
● Utilizing machine learning to improve healthcare
● Driving wearables adoption through AI tech
● Engaging with the healthcare community through AI
Speaker(s): TBC
Cost: Paid

AI: A Case Study of It Working In Public Healthcare
Location: AI & Machine Learning World
Starts/Finishes: 3:45 PM – 4:04 PM
About: Understanding the implementation of Artificial intelligence is having on public healthcare services
Should we build, buy or partner when looking to launch a successful AI platform?
How can AI improve the patient experience?
How can the human and the computer work successfully together, to maximise the patient needs?
Speaker(s): William Smart, Chief Information Officer, NHS England
Cost: Paid

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One Response to mHealth Guide to #LondonTechWeek #LTW

  1. Richard Sills says:

    Looks interesting 🙂

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