Thursday, March 22,2018 -
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About this event

Calling all Engineers, Technological Innovators, Scientists, Clinicians, Design Thinkers, SME’s & Start-Up Entrepreneurs, Healthcare Industry Influencers, Decision Makers, Policy Makers…

If you want to co-create, to innovate the future of the healthcare landscape – The IET Think BIG Future Health & Life Science Series is for you.

The IET Healthcare Sector invites you to IET Think BIG Future Health & Life Sciences Series - The list of evening events of our series will be for all stakeholders involved in the fields of engineering, technology and medicine to inspire, inform and influence change to benefit human life through inspiring talks and engaging dialogue. We will focus on solving regional, national and global challenges of today and help define the limitless possibilities of tomorrow.

The first ‘Think BIG Future Health & Life Science’ series will mark the launch of a series of meetings co-located in regional centres of excellence, whose outputs will be disseminated both via online channels (such as IET.TV) and fed into a flagship event to be held in 2019 themed around “Future Leaders in Healthcare”.

We want to help you to understand the real-world requirements and help you to embed conventional understanding of innovation barriers by having the right network of professionals that are driven to achieve the same results:

  • Hear practical case studies on user experience, clinical validation, Usability and Design
  • Meet and connect with specialists from Industry, NHS, Academia, regulatory and the investment community
  • Share their current healthcare system practices and lessons learnt

Programme

  •  Registration and Networking. Welcome – Dr Peter Bannister, IET Healthcare Sector Executive Chair
  •  Keynote Speakers

- Clinical Validation – Chris Farrance, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Median Technologies Ltd

- Usability – Dr Ken Sutherland, President, Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd

- Design – Prof Sandy Cochran, Professor of Ultrasound Materials and Systems,

University of Glasgow School of Engineering

- User Experience – Dr Paul Campbell, Clinical Director for eHealth, NHS National Services Scotland

  • Panel Discussion
  • Focused group discussions

The small group discussions will focus on specific individual challenges based the core themes of interest presented by the speakers and will be led by a specialist facilitator who will record discussion outputs for wider dissemination after the event.

  • Close and Networking

The group is only as good as its members so feel free to initiate conversations with each other. The aim is to build an event networking experience like no other to bring people together before, during, and after the meeting. We want you to pre-plan your meetings and create opportunities by connecting with as many professionals as possible. To achieve this, we will support you with the MeetUp community platform to foster these connections.

Connect and Network on the IET Think BIG Future & life Science MeetUp

Reasons to attend

  • Hear practical case studies on user experience, clinical validation, Usability and Design
  • Meet and connect with specialists from Industry, NHS, Academia, regulatory and the investment community
  • Share their current healthcare system practices and lessons learnt
  • To Improve outcomes for engineers, clinicians, industry, patients and communities
  • Provide practical ideas that can be implemented in the workplace
  • Foster effective innovation

Continuing Professional Development

CPD logo declaring this event can contribute 1 hours towards your Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Cost

This event is free to attend.


Event Details
Event Date: Thursday, March 22,2018

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