Day 2: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Morning: Health and Wellbeing – Exploring how digitalisation of services and innovative technologies have the potential to transform the future of health and social care, overcoming growing barriers such as ageing populations, budget restraints and challenges of modern life.

Afternoon: Smart Cities and Mobility – Exploring the economic and societal benefits of smarter, and more sustainable urban infrastructure and services, as an ever growing percentage of the global population live and work in cities.

Time Session Type Title & Speaker Session Summary
08.00-09.00 REGISTRATION
09.00-09.30  Keynote Research & Industry: A Journey in Collaboration and Pathways to Impact (Download presentation 1 MB)

Patrick Blanshard – CEO, Sensory Technologies
Professor Sue Mawson – School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield

An exploration of the journey between Sensory Technologies and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Yorkshire & Humber, in bringing together healthcare innovation research and industrial technology to launch eShift in the UK through the EnComPaSS project.
09.30-11.00  Workshop Disrupting the Drug Discovery Lifecycle

João Transmontano – CEO, Biolotus Biotech (Download Joao’s presentation 4 MB)
Dr. Adriano Henney – Secretary General, Avicenna Alliance for Predictive Medicine
Professor Marco Viceconti – Executive Director, INSIGNEO Institute for in silico Medicine, The University of Sheffield (Download Marco’s presentation 2 MB)
Dr. Markus Reiterer – Principal Scientist, Medtronic Corp (Download Markus’ presentation 2 MB)

Analysing the current drug discovery lifecycle with emphasis on the duration and cost of the process, considering alternatives to radically change this process and what implications, difficulties and opportunities lie ahead.
09.30-11.00  Workshop Delivering Smart Health Solutions (Download presentation 2 MB)

Professor Paul O’Brien – CEO, Elaros

Looking at the unique way in which Elaros, a digital health company that was created by three NHS organisations and set up as a private company, identifies unmet clinical needs and then builds powerful partnerships to address them. This session will share the learning of the organisation to stimulate discussion and debate on partnering arrangements in health.
09.30-11.00  Workshop Opportunities for Business in the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre – Utilising Datasets and Technology (Download presentation 2 MB)

Sam Perkins – Business Development Director, Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The market for healthcare is evolving with expansion in the market for preventative health technologies and services as individuals invest in their own wellness. Opening in Spring 2019, Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will establish industrial and academic collaborations which result in innovations that both tap into this growing market, and improve health outcomes.
11.00-11.30 REFRESHMENTS
11.30-12.30  Panel Overcoming Barriers in Healthcare Innovation Adoption

Facilitated by: Professor Paul Hatton – Director of Research, School of Clinical Dentistry, The University of Sheffield

Jason Brannan – PR and Communications Director, Medilink Yorkshire and Humber
Professor Fernando Monteiro – Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (Download Fernando’s presentation 1,003 KB)
Keith Jackson – Founder and CEO of 8-Q LTD, Experienced CEO and NED in the Healthcare Sector (Download Keith’s presentation 362 KB)

Discussing the barriers preventing uptake of innovation in health and tech transfer, with panelists sharing their opinions and experiences of how to overcome these challenges.
12.30-13.30 LUNCH
13.30-14.00  Keynote Smart Cities or Smart Citizens? The Role of the Internet of Things

Professor Martin Mayfield – Professor of Engineering Design, The University of Sheffield

Discussing the Role of the Internet of Things (IoT)
14.00-15.30  Workshop Innovation, data and citizen-led design will transform how our cities are planned and new services created and delivered

Stephen Leece – Managing Director, Citi Logik

Discussing the wide impactions #smartcities will have for all industries. Policymakers, business leaders and citizens must work collaboratively to design data driven solutions to solve ever increasing challenges in crowded urban environments. The session will highlight technology advances in #IntelligentMobility. At the forefront of these solutions is connected devices and digitally delivered services. The speakers discuss the latest Internet of Things (IoT) concepts which will transform the way that we live.
14.00-15.30  Workshop Air Quality in Urban Centres

Dr. Sam Chapman – Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, The Floow
Dr James Tate – Institute for Transport Studies, The University of Leeds

Exploring innovations to monitor and deliver improvements in air quality in urban centres.
15.30-16.00 REFRESHMENTS
16.00-17.00  Panel Connected Autonomous Vehicles

Facilitated by Dr. Sam Chapman – Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, The Floow

Alan Nettleton – Senior Technologist, Transport Systems Catapult (TSC)
Professor Sandor Veres – Director of the Autonomous Systems and Robotics Research Group, The University of Sheffield
Saket Mohan – Researcher, Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)

Exploring the scientific and real world challenges facing driverless vehicles as CAVs (Connected Autonomous Vehicles) offer a strong potential to radically transform mobility.
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