Collaborate 2016

Wednesday 19th October 2016

8:15am - 5:00pm

Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University

Swansea University Medical School

Collaborate 2016 is dedicated to celebrating and promoting collaborative projects and partnerships across industry, academia, Government, health boards and other organisations in the life science community.

Bringing together representatives from across the region and beyond, the event is hosted by the Swansea University Medical School , ARCH Programme Team, ABM and Hywel Dda University Health Boards.

 Alongside the event’s high profile speakers, there will also be a series of thematic breakout sessions, exhibition space and opportunity for attendees to network for further collaboration.

 

Agenda

Confirmed Speakers

CHAIRS:

  • Dr Alan Sandry Institute of Identities, Swansea University
  • Professor Kathryn Davies School of Management, Swansea University

WELCOMES: 

  • Professor Richard B Davies Vice-Cancellor, Swansea University
  • Professor Keith Lloyd Dean and Head, Swansea University Medical School

SPEAKERS:

  • Ichiro Aoyagi Vice-President of IoT & Innovation for Innovative IoT Business Unit
  • Dr Ian Barwick Chief Operating Officer, Life Sciences Hub Wales
  • Professor Steve Bain Assistant Medical Director for R&D ABMU Health Board and Clinical Lead for the Diabetes Research Network Wales
  • Professor Marc Clement Dean of School of Management and Executive Chair of Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University
  • Steve Conibear Business Growth Manager, Life Sciences Hub Wales
  • Andrew Davidson Managing Director, DTR Medical Ltd
  • Dr Jane Davidson Pro Vice-Chancellor for External Engagement & Sustainability, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)
  • Professor Andrew Davies Chair, ABM University Health Board
  • Joe Duran Director, Analytics and Performance Computing, Fujitsu Services
  • Professor Ifan Evans Deputy Director, Healthcare Technology, Innovation & Strategy, Welsh Government 
  • Dr David Hardman MBE Chief Executive Officer, Innovation Birmingham Ltd and Chairman, United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA)
  • Helen Howson Director, Bevan Commission and Bevan Academy
  • Dr Louisa Huxtable-Thomas Strategic Impact and Engagement Manager, REIS, Swansea University
  • Professor Gareth Jenkins Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Director of Research, Swansea University Medical School
  • Professor Hamish Laing Executive Medical Director and Chief Information Officer, ABM University Health Board 
  • Professor Keith Lloyd Dean and Head, Medical School, Swansea University
  • Sue Mortimer Assurance Manager, PwC
  • Howard Nicholls KTP Advisor, Innovate UK
  • Dr Gareth Noble Associate Professor, Swansea University Medical School and Director, Swansea Hub for Autism Research and Education
  • Cath O'Brien Director, Welsh Blood Service
  • Rhydian Owen Programme Manager, Swansea University
  • Dr Josie Parker BEACON Project, Swansea University Medical School
  • Dr Akshay Peer VP Sales & Account Management, TrakCel Ltd
  • Professor Ceri J Phillips Head, Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University
  • Dr Menna Price Department of Psychology, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University
  • Bjorn Rodde Senior Lecturer, Swansea University and ARCH Principal Project Manager
  • Dr Robert Royce ARCH Portfolio Director
  • Dr David Rawlinson Clinical Informatics Manager, EMRTS Cymru
  • Bernardine Rees OBE Chair, Hywel Dda University Health Board
  • Professor Nick Rich School of Management, Swansea University
  • Kevin Smith Co-founder, TrakCel Ltd
  • Professor Helen Snooks Professor of Health Services Research, Swansea University Medical School

Breakout Session Speakers

Research and Innovation

CHAIR Ifan Evans Deputy Director, Healthcare Technology, Innovation & Strategy, Welsh Government

  • Welsh Blood Service Collaboration Prof Nick Rich, School of Management, Swansea University & Dr Cath O'Brien, Director, Welsh Blood Service
  • Collaborating for successful research that makes a difference in the real world Prof Helen Snooks, Professor of Health Services Research, Swansea University Medical School
  • The Role of Impulsivity in Obesity: Informing Digital Health Solutions with Cherish-de Dr Menna Price, Department of Psychology, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

Health and Wellbeing

CHAIR Bernardine Rees OBE Chair, Hywel Dda University Health Board

  • Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Village Bjorn Rodde, Senior Lecturer, Swansea University and ARCH Principal Project Manager
  • Health & Wellbeing Academy Professor Ceri Phillips, Head, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University and Professor of Health Informatics
  • Innovation in Autism Dr Gareth Noble, Swansea University Medical School and Lead, Swansea Hub for Autism Research and Education (SHARE)

Business & Engagement

CHAIR Dr Ian Barwick Chief Operating Officer, Life Sciences Hub Wales

  • Collaboration with industry Professor Steve Bain, Assistant Medical Director for Reseach and Development, ABM University Health Board and Clinical Lead for the Diabetes Research Network Wales
  • Calling All SME’s; Make Friends With Your Local Universities Andrew Davidson, Managing Director, DTR Medical Ltd
  • Funding Opportunities Steve Conibear, Business Growth Manager, Life Sciences Hub Wales

Skills & Workforce

CHAIR Dr Louisa Huxtable-Thomas Strategic Impact and Engagement Manager, REIS, Swansea University

  • Welsh flying medics, The Sky’s the limit Dr David Rawlinson Clinical Informatics Manager, EMRTS Cymru
  • Introduction to Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Howard Nicholls, KTP Advisor, Innovate UK and Dr Akshay Peer VP Sales & Account Management, TrakCel Ltd
  • Bevan Innovators Helen Howson, Director, Bevan Commission and Bevan Academy and Sion Charles, Deputy Director,  Bevan Commission and Bevan Academy
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