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Future Healthcare 2019 Exhibition and Conference

Data: 18/03/2019
Local: 14 Hanover Street Hanover Square, London , W1S 1YH United Kingdom

The only B2B event in the UK to showcase healthcare products and services across all sectors to an audience of global buyers.

Organised in association with UKIHMA - a strategic partner of Healthcare UK, a UK government trade promotion organisation jointly funded by the Department for International Trade, the Department of Health and NHS England.


18-19 March 2019, Olympia London


Provide a product or service to the healthcare industry? You need to be there.

Showcase your products and services at the UK’s only healthcare event attracting buyers from 65 countries.

Organised in association with the UK International Healthcare Management Association, Future Healthcare has emerged as an epicentre for VIP buyers from all over the world. Each year policy makers, practitioners, investors and suppliers gather at Olympia London for cross border purchasing and deal making.

Book a stand today to showcase your products and services to over 4,000 decision makers from 65 countries.

Line up of speakers for 2019

  • Lord O’ShaughnessyParliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, UK Government

  • Stephen DorellChair of the NHS Confederation

  • Allison JoynsonNHS International Alliance

  • Sam ShahDirector for Digital Development, NHS England


Conference Day One


Welcome Address to Future Healthcare Conference 2019: A Vision of the Future

Speaker to be confirmed



Finding a cure: Brexit and the impact on life sciences in Britain – an update

  • Life sciences outside Europe: concerns about a post Brexit future in life sciences
  • Where are we – an update for Spring 2019
  • Short, medium and longer term projections
  • Speaker to be confirmed

Stephen Dorrell, Chairman of the NHS Confederation, Chairman of Public Policy Projects


The Big Debate: a 're-imagined' UK healthcare system. What does it look like?

  • Technological advancement
  • Funding
  • Commission and Provision
  • The Ecosystem


Lord O’Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, UK Government (invited)

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England (invited)

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, Health Foundation

Facilitated by Dan Male, Editor, Accountable Care Journal (invited)


Keynote Address: technology transformation is coming!

  • Transforming technology to reduce staff workloads and improve patient care
  • Replacing paper-based systems with electronic systems
  • Transforming technology in hospitals and giving patients access to health services at home
  • Reducing medical errors by up to 50%

Lord O’Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health, UK Government (invited)


Networking Break


Digital development in the NHS – where are we?

  • Current and future initiatives in digital health for citizen facing services
  • Changing public demands and expectations and how the NHS is working to meet these using digital technology
  • Trends in industry and different approaches to providing a different experience for users in the NHS

Sam Shah, Director for Digital Development, NHS England



Scaling up digital transformation: real-world insight from the NHS Innovation Accelerator

Sharing real-world, practical insight and learning from the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), this panel session will identify some of key challenges to scaling innovation in the NHS, exploring how NIA Fellows are approaching and working to overcome these barriers, and considering how the system can best support adoption and spread.

Chaired by: Dr Amanda Begley, National Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator

Alistair Martin, 2017 Fellow, NHS Innovation Accelerator (innovation:WaitLess)

Katherine Ward, 2017 Fellow, NHS Innovation Accelerator (innovation:Dip.io )

Liz Ashall-Payne, 2017 Fellow, NHS Innovation Accelerator (innovation: ORCHA)

Myles Murray, 2017 Fellow, NHS Innovation Accelerator (innovation:RespiraSense)


Scaling up your innovation

  • Your innovation - is it a national priority?
  • Navigating procurement
  • Grass roots movements that commissioners can't ignore
  • Distribution vs product led growth

Melissa Morris, Chief Executive Officer, Lantum




Panel Discussion: Instant messaging in the NHS; Re-inventing patient pathways using alternative style communications

  • The problem of some NHS Trusts not having policies in place to prevent staff sharing sensitive information via WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger
  • A look at other secure solutions for healthcare staff that reap the benefits but not the pitfalls of instant messaging
  • Future scenarios


Panel Discussion: Future Technologies in Practice

A panel discussion of health technology experts exploring the potential for healthcare technologies: artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality etc

Helen Shaw, Head of Healthcare, Samsung Health UK & Ireland

Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA The Voice of Technology Enabled Care

Representative, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics


Networking Break



Gathering the highest quality evidence to improve care

  • Working in partnership with patients and NHS staff throughout the UK and boosting research activity
  • Providing more clarity on what works in improving healthcare, what doesn’t, and why.


AI Partnerships and Projects

Professor Chris Holmes, Director for the Health Programme, Alan Turing Institute


Integrative Universities

A showcase of some of the leading universities in the UK implementing an integrative healthcare system for their patients

Speakers to be confirmed


Close of day one

Conference Day Two


Chairman’s welcome to day two



Opening Keynote Session: going global – private and NHS healthcare going overseas

  • How this is done most effectively and efficiently
  • How UKIHMA can help
  • Overseas markets and areas of real growth potential
  • Opportunities and an overview of what is currently happening

Paul Jobson, Managing Director, UKIHMA


Exporting innovation to overseas markets

  • The importance of innovation as a driver for the strong reputation of the NHS
  • How attractive UK innovation is to healthcare systems in other parts of the world
  • Success stories to date

Allison Joynson, Director of International Projects and System Transformation


Panel: Healthcare tourism; overseas hotspots, foreign patient placements and the global health tourism landscape

  • The pheonomenon of health tourism; concepts, ethics, and practices
    • Improving the patient experience and excellence of care received by patients who travel for their medical care and treatment
    • The future of medical travel, medical tourism and international patients in the short and long term future

Mariano Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer at Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Woman & Children (invited)

Dr. Amer Mohammed Aqil Ali Al Zarooni, CEO, Dubai Healthcare City Authority(invited)

Karen Timmons, CEO, Global healthcare Accreditation Programme (invited)


Networking Break


Focus on Cuba: what can we learn from overseas healthcare systems?

  • How the Cuban government operates a national health system and assumes fiscal and administrative responsibility for the health care of all its citizens.
  • A practical look at how it runs
  • Successes and obstacles

Roberto Morales Ojeda, Minister for Public Health, Cuban Government (invited)


Changing the face of healthcare in Africa; leveraging exponential technology to demonetise and democratise quality healthcare.

  • Leapfrogging technology to provide access to healthcare in the developing world
  • The current situation and challenges faced
  • Looking forward

Dr Yomi Jaye, Medical Director, Cecy Health, Nigeria


Improving the lives of the poorest nations through innovation; the march of blockchain technology

  • Transforming healthcare via the blockchain; an introduction
  • How blockchain can circumvent some of the biggest issues in poorer nations such as corruption
  • The future of the blockchain and its influence on world health

Jim St. Clair, Founder, Institute of Healthcare Financial Technology
Prof Roland Schlesinger MD, Chief Medical Officer, Lancor Scientific



Funding China’s transformation to a US$1trillion industry by 2020

  • Explosive growth in the Chinese healthcare market – why investors are attracted
  • A growing hub for health care research and development
  • Significant support for innovation

Mr. Wu Jinglei, Director, Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning (invited)
Mr. Ge Yanfeng, Director-General, Research Department of Social Development, Development Research Center of the State Council (invited)




Japan – the world’s 3rd largest spender on Healthcare after USA and China

  • Challenges: how declining birth rate coupled with an expanding elderly population is expected to put severe stress on the healthcare system.
  • How the Japanese government is facing a major challenge to continue funding its distinguished healthcare system with these increasing pressures and demands.
  • Innovation, sustainability, prosperity: Japan’s healthcare vision and how it plans to achieve it

Yoritomo Wada, Healthcare Sector Leader, Deloitte Japan


Developing a smart city infrastructure capability for future health and wellness

  • Smart City LoRa/LPWAN infrastructure prototype – an introduction
  • A guided tour of what a smart city infrastructure would entail, and what it would mean for citizens’ health and wellbeing
  • From prototype to pilot – plans for different areas of the UK
  • Construction

Julie Snell, Managing Director, Bristol is Open (invited)


Smart buildings driving smart healthcare outcomes

  • Connectivity enabled by IOT; opportunities for organizations to put their buildings to work to realize industry-specific outcomes and benefits
  • The potential for smart buildings for healthcare, thanks to technology advancements and broader industry and regulatory drivers.
  • Future possibilities

Speakers to be confirmed


Chairman’s Closing Remarks


End of Conference



To register for the Future Healthcare Conference please complete the form below, this includes access to all conference sessions as well as the Exhibition.

Please note that only visitors over the age of 18 are allowed entry. Refreshments and Lunch are NOT included in the cost of the conference fee.

Delegate Rates
Delegate Early Bird (available up until Friday 30 November 2018) £495
Delegate Standard £695
Delegate NHS, public sector and voluntary/third sector Apply for a complimentary pass
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