Day 1

Day 1

4 December 2019

On day 1 business leaders and experts will explore:

  • Transformation, from devices to solutions [plenary]. Find out how manufacturers are looking beyond developing transformative devices to developing innovative health solutions and services that empower patients and provide better care pathways.
  • Data and privacy, key technology trends [parallel session 1a]. Find out how key technology trends, data and privacy in medtech are making an impact on the business.
  • Ethical business practices in the EU and US [parallel session 1b]. Find out how new rules under the US Sunshine Act (2010) , and the European Code of Ethical Business Practices cement the industry’s commitment to ethical business practices to drive innovation.
  • Leadership in action [parallel session 2a]. Eimear Noone, has made it to the top in a profession dominated by men as a composer and conductor. Hear her thoughts on leadership and leading a team.
  • A mandate for R&D [parallel session 2b]. Find out how medtech companies in Ireland have gained international success in securing complete R&D portfolios for projects [session TBC]
  • Innovation in healthcare from a clinician perspective [parallel session 3a]. Hear from world renowned physicians on how they are driving innovation for better patient care.
  • Risk taking and decision making [parallel session 3b]. Understand from a poker expert how decision-making and calculated risks are all investment decisions.
  • Irish Medtech Association AGM and drinks reception [plenary]. During the AGM the group’s leadership will highlight success from 2019, set out priorities for 2020 and elect the board.
WEDNEDSAY, 04 DECEMBER
START END EVENT TYPE TITLE SPEAKERS
08:00 08:45 Registration & Networking  Breakfast Registration Registration
08:45 08:55 Ministerial address Opening address TBC
08:55 09:00 Irish Medtech Association  Chair address Welcome address • Conor Haney, CEO, FIRE1
09:00 10:35 Plenary session Transformation, from devices to solutions • Chair: Conor Hanley, CEO, FIRE 1
• Sheri Dodd,  VP and GM Medtronic Care Management Services, Medtronic
• Wolfgang Hofmann, MD, Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Fresenius Medical Care
• John O’Brian, CEO, S3 Connected Health
10:35 11:00 Networking Break Networking & Exhibition Networking & Exhibition
11:00 12:30 Panel session Data, privacy & key technology trends • Chair: Avril Copeland, Founder & CEO Innerstrength ltd
• Andrew Fried, Life Sciences Global Industry Leader, IBM
• Peggy Bodin, Global Privacy Officer and Legal Counsel, Zimmer
• Martin Curley, Director, Digital Transformation and Open Innovation, HSE
11:00 12:30 Masterclass Supporting Innovation, ethical business practices in the US and EU • Chair: Angela Moloney, Director, Ethics & Compliance, EMEA, Cook Medical
• Christopher White, COO & General Council,  AdvaMed
• Filip Moriau, CEO, Stragilon
12:30 13:30 Networking Lunch Networking Lunch & Exhibition Networking Lunch & Exhibition
13:30 14:45 Panel session Leadership in action • Chair: Sinead Keogh, Director of Medtech & Engineering, Ibec
• Eimear Noone, conductor & composer
13:30 14:45 Masterclass Developing an R&D Mandate TBC
14:45 15:15 Networking Break Networking & Exhibition Networking & Exhibition
15:15 16:25 Panel session Disruption and innovation in healthcare • Chair: Brian Shields, CEO, Neurent
• Prof Kennedy, MD, Rhinology Professor, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
• Derek O’ Keeffe, Professor of Medical Device Technology NUIG.
15:15 16:25 Masterclass Risk taking and decision making • Casper Berry, Motivational/business speaker & poker expert
16:30 17:15 Plenary session Irish Medtech AGM (open to all) • Sinead Keogh, Director, Irish Medtech Association
• Conor Hanley, CEO, FIRE 1
• John O’Brien, CEO, S3 Connected Health
19:00 20:00 Evening networking & drinks reception Risk taking and decision making • Casper Berry, Motivational/business speaker & poker expert
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