Innov8 Talks Session

Dates: 28 - 31 January 2019


Venue: Plaza Hall, DWTC


Theme: Future of Care and Treatment

12:00 – 12:30pm

Keynote: The future of genomics in personalized care
Summer Nasief, Director of Healthcare, Middle East & Africa, Microsoft


12:30 – 02:30pm

The Pitches – 8 talks, for 8 minutes

  • 3D Life Prints: Provides medical 3D printing, manufacturing and service capabilities for key UK NHS hospitals and academic institutions
  • Aetrex: Bringing 3D Printing and AI for real time foot analysis and treatment
  • CELLINK: The leading 3D bioprinter provider that focuses on the development and commercialization of bioprinting technologies. 
  • FibriCheck: Developed an app to detect atrial fibrillation and other heart arrhythmias 
  • Now You See: A smart navigation system to help the blind
  • Qure.AI: Using AI to transform radiology
  • Tissue Guard: Develops biomaterial to support artificial tissue growth 
  • WSP: Enhancing the future of children's hospitals

Meet the jury:

  • Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority
  • Mohamed Hamdy, Head of Venture Capital, Dubai Future Foundation
  • Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park
  • Daniel Amir Raduan, Head of Digital Health, Etisalat
  • Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group

02:30pm-03:00pm

Break


03:00 – 03:30pm

Healthcare innovation to enhance patient care and delivery
Dr Gareth Goodier, Group Chief Executive, SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE


03:30 – 04:00pm

Emerging innovations and achieving the quadruple aim of quality, access, cost and patient experience
Manish Kolhi, Chair, Global Board of Directors of Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)


04:00pm

Health tech hub: How Abu Dhabi is becoming the centre of healthcare innovation
Dr Asma Al Mannaei, Director of Healthcare Quality, DOH, Abu Dhabi, UAE


04:30pm

End of day one

Theme: Disease Prevention and Management

12:00 – 12:30pm

Keynote: The digital transformation of the National Health system and the challenges
Noel Gordon, Chairman, NHS Digital, NHS, London, UK


12:30 – 02:30pm

The Pitches – 8 talks, for 8 minutes

  • B3 Digital Solutions: Med tech company using genetic data to help in preventative diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Corbit: Digital health company targeted towards assisting the elderly in getting preventative help early and quickly
  • DiabiLive: An app developed for efficient diabetes monitoring
  • MyWay Digital Health: Online self-management platform for diabetes care
  • Optimus: Solution to automate the patient and healthcare provider's experience, in order to provide an encompassing and seamless patient journey
  • TPP: Developed machine learning algorithms to assist in the early detection of cancers
  • UE LifeSciences: Using a hand held device for the early detection of breast cancer
  • Xylexa: Using AI technology to have cost-effective diagnosis of breast cancer

Meet the jury:

  • Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority
  • Mohamed Hamdy, Head of Venture Capital, Dubai Future Foundation
  • Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park
  • Daniel Amir Raduan, Head of Digital Health, Etisalat
  • Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group

02:30pm-03:00pm

Break


03:00 – 03:45pm

The shift to ‘consumer centricity’
Michael Schelper, General Manager, Emerging Markets, Cerner, Dubai, UAE


03:45 – 04:15pm

Transforming healthcare delivery through translational innovation 
Sarper Tanli, Group CEO, Manzil Healthcare Services


04:15 – 04:45pm

The future of regeneration and cell therapy market - growth opportunities  
Sandeep Sinha, Associate Partner & Head, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Frost and Sullivan, MEASA


04:45pm

End of day two


Theme: Patient Engagement and Monitoring

12:00 – 12:30pm

Keynote: What is AI and how can it benefit health and care
Mark O’Herlihy, Managing Director, EMEA, IBM Watson Health


12:30 – 02:30pm

The Pitches – 8 talks, for 8 minutes

  • Add Movement: New wheelchair with better accessibility
  • Ariane Medical Systems: X-Ray brachytherapy system for the management of lower rectal tumours
  • Bingli: The smart medical interview for a better consultation
  • Brighter: Actiste - connected and convenient diabetes care
  • CarePassport: An app developed for the patient that focuses on medical imaging and patient engagement solutions
  • Clinical Design: The world's only closed system for digital point-of-care urine testing 
  • Ectosense: Offering innovative sleep disorder care solutions
  • Remmed: VR therapy for the home treatment of eye problems

Meet the jury:

  • Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority
  • Mohamed Hamdy, Head of Venture Capital, Dubai Future Foundation
  • Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park
  • Daniel Amir Raduan, Head of Digital Health, Etisalat
  • Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group

02:30pm-03:00pm

Break


03:00pm – 03:30pm

AI: Why deep learning is so powerful for medicine in general
Dr Alvin Liu, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, USA


03:30 – 04:00pm

Using AI to identify patient deterioration for earlier intervention and optimized
patient flow

Karsten Russell Wood, Head, Global Marketing Patient Care Analytics, Philips, Baltimore, USA


04:00 – 04:30pm

Direct2Cloud: a new approach to scale remote patient monitoring
Fadi Atteya, Operations Senior Manager, Sapphire HMS
Gilles Lunzenfichter, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Medisanté AG


04:30pm

End of day three


Theme: Patient Safety & Quality

12:00 – 12:30pm

Keynote: 11 telehealth secrets after 1000 deployments
Dr Milton Chen, CEO and Founder, VSee, San Jose, California , USA


12:30 – 02:30pm

The Pitches – 8 talks, for 8 minutes

  • Aventyn: Digital therapeutics company delivering clinical solutions for personalized chronic care, medical imaging and risk assessment
  • Dhonor Healthcare: Using blockchain to self verify pharmaceuticals
  • id4h: Reducing hospital acquired infections, through improving work flow in the ICU and operating rooms
  • ivWatch: A continuous monitoring solution to aid in the early detection of peripheral IV infiltration
  • Life Sense Group: Empowering people with wearable technology
  • ObsteCare: Improving delivery care for mother and healthcare provider
  • Urotronic: Minimally invasive treatment to provide long term relief from stricture recurrence
  • Vomaris: Bioelectric technology to help infection control 

Meet the jury:

  • Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, Dubai Health Authority
  • Mohamed Hamdy, Head of Venture Capital, Dubai Future Foundation
  • Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park
  • Daniel Amir Raduan, Head of Digital Health, Etisalat
  • Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group

02:30pm-03:00pm

Break


03:00pm-03:30pm

Healthcare: Proactive instead of reactive through technology
Dr Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, Dubai, UAE


03:30pm

WHO digital diabetes intervention guidelines and their impact on developing digital health strategies in the Gulf region
Professor Robert S. H. Istepanian, Visiting Professor, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK


04:00pm

End of day four

27 - 30 January 2020