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About Med-Tech Agenda

We are excited to present the agenda for the upcoming MedTech Summit, a premier event dedicated to exploring the latest advancements and trends in medical technology. This summit brings together leading professionals, experts, and innovators from the medical and technology sectors to discuss and shape the future of healthcare.

Please note that this agenda is subject to change. Additional sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities may be added closer to the event date. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and the latest information.

Meet our Co-Chairs

DR. DYLAN ATTARDCEO, Med-Tech World Summit
GIOVANNI LAURICELLAManaging Partner at Lifeblood Capital & Talent

Wednesday 18th October 2023 (Grand Excelsior Hotel )

12:00-16:00

Cultural Tour of Valletta

Grand Excelsior Hotel, Lobby

Available to All Platinum Pass Holders upon confirmation of attending.

13:00-20:00

CEO-only Forum

Grand Excelsior Hotel

Exclusive to MedTech CEOs, this forum excludes investors, corporate strategists, and industry partners. Here, there's no need to stay reserved or try to impress anyone. It's a platform designed solely for CEOs facing unique challenges that come with being at the helm. The event encourages mutual support and assistance among CEOs. Engaging discussions will revolve around the tough aspects of leadership that only CEOs must endure. They will openly share experiences, tactics, and valuable advice on propelling their MedTech startups towards continued progress.

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13:00-15:00
Session #1
15:00-16:00
Networking Beak
16:00-17:00
Session #2
18:00-20:00
Pre-Registration Reception
18:00-23:00

Pre-Registration

A lavish networking drink reception held at The Grand Excelsior Hotel, providing the perfect atmosphere to connect and engage before the summit's official commencement.

Thursday 19th October 2023 (Mediterranean Conference Centre)

09:00-17:45

La Valette Hall - Day 1

Join us in Malta for a remarkable gathering that unites investors and entrepreneurs from the USA, Canada, Europe, Israel, and the far east. This global MedTech conference offers an intimate and accessible environment for those involved in developing and investing in MedTech innovation. Experience cutting-edge medical technology showcases, engaging strategic panels, thrilling startup pitch competitions, prestigious award ceremonies, and elegant networking events, dinners, and galas. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with fellow MedTech investors and entrepreneurs in a world-class networking setting.

Co-hosted with Lifeblood | Capital + Talent

09:05-09:15
OPENING KEYNOTE BY MINISTRY FOR HEALTH AT GOVERNMENT OF MALTA , HON DPM Chris Fearne

HON. CHRIS FEARNE

Deputy Prime Minister of Malta & Minister for Health at Government of Malta
09:15-09:30
Keynote by Mr. Oliver Bisazza

Oliver Bisazza

CEO at MedTech Europe
09:35-09:50
Keynote by Kwame Ulmer

Kwame Ulmer

Venture Partner at Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health
09:50-09:55
Keynote by Hon. Dr. Robert Abela, Prime Minister of Malta

Hon Robert Abela, Prime Minister of Malta

Prime Minister of Malta
10:00-10:45
CEOs Unplugged: Luck or Effort?

Giovanni Lauricella

Managing Partner at Lifeblood Capital & Talent

Andrew Glass

CEO, Vivasure Medical

Mike Karim

CEO, Oxford Endsovascular

Malek Nasr

Co-Founder & Vice President, HighLife

Michael Whitman

Founder, President and CEO Micro Interventional Devices, Inc.

Cathy Skinner

CEO at NXgenPort Inc

Juliana Elstad

CEO at Vibrato Medical
10:45-11:00
Technology Showcase: Wesley Jones, Co-Founder and CEO, Vonova

Wesley Jones

CEO & Co-Founder at Vonova
11:00-11:45
VC Portfolio Management and Investment Thesis Design

Kenneth Nelson

Partner at MedTech Advantage Fund & Director on several boards.

Darshana Zaveri

Managing Partner, Catalyst Health Ventures

Kwame Ulmer

Venture Partner at Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health

Josep LI. Sanfeliu

Managing Partner & Co-founder, Asabys Partners

Linus Rieder

Principal, 415 Capital Management GmbH

Irit Yaniv

Co-Founder and CEO, Almeda Ventures

Dr. Julien Pham

Founder & Managing Partner at Third Culture Capital (3CC)
11:45-12:00
Break
12:00-12:45
Raising Capital Across Borders

Cristiano Fontana

CEO & Founder of Three Bridges M&C

Lucien Goffart

CEO at Robocath

Carolina Aguilar

CEO & Co-Founder, INBRAIN Neuroelectronics

Addie Harris

CEO, Haventure

Stephen Towe

CEO at Leo Cancer Care

David “DSO” Suendermann-Oeft

Founder and CEO, Modality.AI, Inc.

Alberto Chan

Head of Finance & Corporate Development at Lifeblood Capital
12:50-13:15
THE ROLE OF POLICY & REGULATION IN INCREASING TRUST IN DIGITAL HEALTH & MED-TECH

Caroline Petit

International Advertising and Promotions Lead, Associate Director, Global Regulatory Affairs, TAKEDA

Oliver Smith

Strategy Adviser and Applied Ethicist

Mysty Blagg

LLP Healthcare Attorney, Shipman & Wright

Kenneth Shaw

Director & Executive Consultant at Specculo

Sarah Cowlishaw

Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Anna Galluzzo

Regulatory Consultant & PRRC at Advena Ltd.
13:15-13:40
SOFTWARE AS A MEDICAL DEVICE. THE CHALLENGES THAT LIE AHEAD

Susan Xu

Principal at Wydus

Bence Török

Agile Project Manager at Synthesis-Net

Peter Schlecht

CEO & Founder at Braingrade

Richard Houlihan

CEO, EirMed

Arron Thind

GP Registrar at Guy’s and St Thomas’, Code Med co-founder, SimEPR Founder
13:45-14:30
Switching roles: Investor <-> Operator

Kenneth Nelson

Partner at MedTech Advantage Fund & Director on several boards.

Omid Akhavan

Managing Director at Anthro Ventures

Catello Somma

Investor

Michael Wallace

Co-Founder & Venture Partner, Early Bird Medical & ShangBay Capital

Sanchita Pasi

Senior Investment Manager at Sagana

Malek Nasr

Co-Founder & Vice President, HighLife

David Moreau

Investment manager at BNP Paribas Développement
14:30-14:45
Technology Showcase: Harald Ott, CEO, IVIVA Medical

Harald Ott, MD, MBA

Founder & CEO at IVIVA Medical
14:45-15:30
Introduction to Alternative Capital

Giovanni Lauricella

Managing Partner at Lifeblood Capital & Talent

Matthew Jacobs

Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Cedar Street Group, LLC

Kelly Roman

Co-Founder & CEO at Fisher Wallace Labs

Humberto Matsuda

CEO & Managing Partner at Matsuda Invest

Dan Jacob Gelvan

CEO, t-syte Ltd. and Executive Chairman, Biobeat, Ltd.

Mercedes Tuin

Director Life Sciences & MedTech investments at BOM (Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij)

Alberto Chan

Head of Finance & Corporate Development at Lifeblood Capital
15:35-16:20
First Time CEO War Stories : Raising Capital

Giovanni Lauricella

Managing Partner at Lifeblood Capital & Talent

Aashiish Agnihotri, PhD

Founder & CEO, xDot Medical Inc

Joseph W. Rafferty

CEO & Founder at VESTECK Inc.

Joe Urban

CEO, Potrero Medical

Jordan Pollack

CEO at VeinWay Ltd

Victor Suturin

Founder and CEO at Aliform Inc.

Bryce Klontz

Advisor, CEO at New View Surgical, Inc.
16:20-17:05
Serial Enterpreneurship: Why we continue?

Julie Adrian

Founder and CEO at Alverium Health

Lloyd Diamond

CEO, Pixium Vision

Michael Wallace

Co-Founder & Venture Partner, Early Bird Medical & ShangBay Capital

John Slump

CFO at Volta Medical Inc.

Greg Walters

CEO/President and Co-Founder, Excision Medical Inc

Youssef Biadillah

CEO at BariaTek Medical
17:10-17:40
Technology Showcase: Torrey Smith, Co-Founder & CEO at Endiatx

Chris Green

Chief Business Officer at Endiatx

Torrey Smith

Co-founder & CEO at Endiatx
17:40-17:45
Day 1 Close (Invite to Dinner and Networking)
09:00-18:50

Sacra Infermeria Stage - Day 1

Bringing together experts from around the world, this stage delves into the clinical and technical facets of digital healthcare, showcasing cutting-edge advancements, breakthrough research, and transformative innovations that are reshaping the global healthcare landscape. Through in-depth discussions, attendees explore life-improving medical devices and revolutionary treatment approaches, elevating healthcare standards and improving lives worldwide.

09:00-09:25
BALANCING INNOVATION AND RESPONSIBILITY: EXPLORING THE ETHICS OF BIG DATA USE IN HEALTHCARE

Dr. Quy Vo-Reinhard

Co-Founder / Director, dHealth, Switzerland

DANIEL TORRES GONÇALVES

Partner & Health & Pharma Lawyer at Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados

Jane Johnston

Head of Population Health Management Analytics at NHS Surrey Heartlands

Videha Sharma

Clinical lecturer in Health Informatics at University of Manchester, UK

Alex Diaconu

CEO & Co-Founder at AiGIA Health
09:25-09:50
THE ROLE OF DIGITAL IN PRIMARY HEALTHCARE

Dr. James Somauroo

Co-Founder & CEO at SomX: The Healthtech Agency

Joe Pearson

CMO, Health Drive Digital

Roseanne Camilleri

CEO, Primary HealthCare

Dr. Masood Nazir

GP & Medical Director and Chief Clinical Information Officer at NHS Birmingham & Solihull ICB

Pierre Attard

Managing Director, PTL Limited
09:55-10:05
Overcoming the innovation divide. How we can move away from ‘pilotitis’ to true scale. 

Konrad Dobschuetz

National Director NHS Innovation Accelerator & Chief Enterprise Officer UCLPartners
10:05-10:30
Balancing Innovation and Responsibility: Exploring the Ethics of Big Data Use in Healthcare
10:35-11:00
Keynote by Prof Adachi from Queen Mary University of London

Prof Chie Adachi

Dean for Digital Education at Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London
11:00-11:25
THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL IMAGING: AI AND BEYOND

ILJA RADLGRUBER

CEO Pantaflow Digital Business GmbH

Sahir Ali

General Partner at Modi Ventures

Dr Farzana Rahman

CEO and Consultant Radiologist, Hexarad

Dr. Franz Pfister, MD, MBA

CEO, deepc

Elan Adler

Cofounder, Chief Executive Officer at OneImaging
11:25-11:50
BUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE

Dr. Harry Lykostratis

Managing Director & Lead Engineer at Open Medical

Dr. Matthew Brown

Group Medical Director, BUPA

Dr. Keith Grimes

Digital Health & Innovation Consultant at Curistica

Dr Wiktoria Milczynska

Cofounder & CEO at Medtechly, Medical Doctor at NHS

Aahuti Rai

Strategic Advisor at Four Points Health & Quiddity Health & Venture Partner with Conduit Connect.
11:55-12:05
Global Expansion for MedTech: Fast, Safe and Certified

Harry Morley

Client Service Manager at Novalins
12:05-12:30
THE HEALTHCARE METAVERSE IN 2023 AND BEYOND

Thomas Zorbach

Founder & CEO, vm-people GmbH

Dr. Javier Mendoza

Gastroenterologist & Leading Metaverse Doctor

Lucas Perez

CEO Health My Project

Philippe Gerwill

Advisory Board at Aimedis & Med-Tech World Summit

Ian Slade

CEO, IT Consulting Group
12:35-13:00
Commercialization of Digital Therapeutics: Defining Viability

Pilar Fernandez Hermida

Founder at I-EXPAND

Jose Castela Forte

Founder & Head of Science, Ancora Health

George Leidig

Co-Founder / CTPO, Oto Health Ltd

Dr Nikita Patel

Associate Medical Director, Vitality

Dr. Huda Alfardus

CEO at Healthgena
13:00-13:25
THE STATE OF HEALTHCARE HEADING INTO 2024?

Lisa Tschalenko

Senior Ecosystem & Partnership Manager for Digital Health & Pharma.

Ralf-Gordon Jahns

Managing Director at Research2Guidance

Mazin Gadir

Digital Health External Advisor at Healthcare Authorities and Regulators

Ravi Ramaswamy

CEO, RV Consultants

Dr Jing Ouyang

Co-Founder and COO, Patchwork Health
13:25-13:35
Unlocking Patient Empowerment: Blockchain's Disruptive Role in Healthcare Research

Georgina Kyriakoudes

CEO and Co-Founder of ARIA Health
13:40-14:05
ADVANCING HEALTH EQUITY. WILL DIGITAL HEALTH HELP?

Jessica Smith

Co-founder and CXO at SomX

Dr Mariana Zamir

Director of Dermatologic Surgery Services, Department of Dermatology, Sheba Tel HaShomer Medical Center

Dr Adel Baluch

Director of Medical Affairs at Ada Health

TIM RINGROSE

CEO at Cognitant Group

Fruzsina Mezei

Health economist, Digital Health Consultant Semmelweis University, EIT Health
14:05-14:30
HOW ARE WE GOING TO INCREASE THE RATE OF ADOPTION OF AI IN HEALTHCARE?

Luiza Dobre

CEO & Founder at Komed Health AG

Sandeep Reddy

Director at Deakin School of Medicine

Stephen Burke

CEO, KARDI AI Technologies s.r.o.

Dr Ali Tinazli

CEO, Lifespin GmbH

Dr Avi Mehra

Associate Partner & CSO - Healthtech at IBM & Co-Founder Doctorpreneurs
14:35-14:45
Keynote by Prof. Michael Griffin

Prof. Michael Griffin

Immediate Past President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
14:45-14:55
Keynote by Prof. Manish Chand

Professor Manish Chand

Professor of Surgery and CMO, UCL and The AIS Channel
14:55-15:05
Keynote by Prof. Philip Duncan Taylor

Prof. Philip Duncan Taylor

Past Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
15:10-15:40
Interventional & Technological Innovation 

Prof. Philip Duncan Taylor

Past Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Prof. Michael Griffin

Immediate Past President, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Professor Manish Chand

Professor of Surgery and CMO, UCL and The AIS Channel

Dr Jeffrey Dalli MD MRSCEd MSc FEBS

Surgeon, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta
15:40-15:50
Keynote by Prof. Hedi Khairi

Prof. Hedi Khairi

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Sousse, Tunisia
15:55-16:05
Keynote by Dr. Brendon P. Scicluna Ph.D.

Dr. Brendon P. Scicluna Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer & Principal Investigator, Department of Applied Biomedical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta
16:05-16:15
Keynote by Dr John Xerri de Caro

Dr John Xerri de Caro

Senior Lecturer, University of Malta
16:15-16:45
TOWARDS EARLIER RECOVERY IN AN AGEING POPULATION

Prof. Hedi Khairi

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Sousse, Tunisia

Dr. Brendon P. Scicluna Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer & Principal Investigator, Department of Applied Biomedical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta

Dr John Xerri de Caro

Senior Lecturer, University of Malta
16:45-16:55
Keynote by MyBlueLabel Compliance

Kenn Milton

CEO and Founder at MyBlueLabel Compliance Services A/S
17:00-17:25
THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF LIFE SCIENCES

Hassan Chaudhury

Commercial Director at DATA-CAN; The Health Data Research UK Hub for Cancer.

Saurabh Tak

Investment Manager, Technology and Innovation Expert/Coach, Sagana and Circulate Capital/European Commission/EIT Health

DR MICHAEL WATTS

Co-founder and CEO of Blüm Health Ltd

Vijay Luthra

Founder and Director, Ceva Global

Muhammad Mudassar

Regional Business Director (EU), Enterprise Informatics at Philips Healthcare
17:25-17:50
Investing in Digital Health & Med-Tech. The Winners, Losers and anyone else inbetween so far

Ranjan Singh

CEO & Co-Founder, HealthHero

Assaf Barnea

Managing Partner, Sanara Capital & Sanara Ventures and Chairman of Life Sciences at the Israel Export Institute.

Nicola Davolio

CEO & CTO, Hupry Inc

Dr. Oshin Behl

Venture Manager at Creative Destruction Lab (ESMT Berlin)

Martyn Eeles

General Partner at VC
17:55-18:20
MENTAL HEALTH - THE FUTURE OF WHOLE HEALTH

Georgi Natchev

CEO of Digiburn

Dr Ayesha Rahim

National Clinical Lead for Digital Mental Health at NHS England

Sarah Bateup

Chief Clinical Officer at Oliva
18:20-18:45
MANAGING CHRONIC CONDITIONS USING MED-TECH DEVICES

Dr Abdul Rahyead

MD & Co Founder at Peerr

Dr Matthieu Poudevigne

GP Registrar at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Vinoy Vijayan

Medical Stakeholder Ambassador, Byteflies

Dr Heba Said Elnazer

Founder/Internal Medicine Consultant, Revive Medical Group

Ariana Adjani

Co-Founder, Fine Treatment
18:45-18:50
CLOSING REMARKS
10:00-18:00

EXHIBITION at Sacra Infermeria

Thursday 19th October 2023 (Valletta, TBC)

18:00-20:00
19:30-23:00

VIP Dinner Powered By Med-Tech World Summit & Friends

MUŻA Restaurant, Valletta

Friday 20th October 2023 (Mediterranean Conference Centre)

09:00-17:35

La Valette Hall - Day 2

Join us in Malta for a remarkable gathering that unites investors and entrepreneurs from the USA, Canada, Europe, Israel, and the far east. This global MedTech conference offers an intimate and accessible environment for those involved in developing and investing in MedTech innovation. Experience cutting-edge medical technology showcases, engaging strategic panels, thrilling startup pitch competitions, prestigious award ceremonies, and elegant networking events, dinners, and galas. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with fellow MedTech investors and entrepreneurs in a world-class networking setting.

Co-hosted with Lifeblood | Capital + Talent

09:05-09:15
OPENING KEYNOTE BY MINISTRY FOR ACTIVE AGEING AT GOVERNMENT OF MALTA , HON JO-ETIENNE ABELA

Hon. Dr. Jo-Etienne Abela

Minister for Active Ageing & Malta Medicines Authority
09:15-09:30
Keynote by Mr. Kurt Farrugia

Kurt Farrugia

CEO, Malta Enterprise
09:30-10:30
How We Do It: Investors and Enterpreneurs Together

Brittany Barreto, PhD

Chief Innovation Officer, FemHealth Insights

Irit Yaniv

Co-Founder and CEO, Almeda Ventures

Addie Harris

CEO, Haventure

Carolina Aguilar

CEO & Co-Founder, INBRAIN Neuroelectronics

Darshana Zaveri

Managing Partner, Catalyst Health Ventures

Juliana Elstad

CEO at Vibrato Medical

Laura Indolfi

CEO and Co-Founder at PanTher Therapeutics

Joana Cartocci

Co-founder and COO, Robeauté

Sanchita Pasi

Senior Investment Manager at Sagana

Cathy Skinner

CEO at NXgenPort Inc
10:30-10:45
Technology Showcase: Joana Cartocci, Co-Founder, Robeaute

Joana Cartocci

Co-founder and COO, Robeauté
10:45-11:00
Break
11:00-11:45
It Takes a Village to Build a StartUp.

Timothy Harvey

CEO at Owl Peak Technologies

Martin Gomez

Partner, Co-Head MedTech Practice Group Goodwin Procter LLP

Joseph Synder

Principal at Lifeblood Capital

Alex Condon

COO at Galen Data

Heather Hanson

President at BioMedSA

Cristiano Fontana

CEO & Founder of Three Bridges M&C
11:50-12:05
Technology Showcase: Laura Indolfi, Founder and CEO, Panther Therapeutics

Laura Indolfi

CEO and Co-Founder at PanTher Therapeutics
12:05-12:50
Health System Investment Arms: How They Work

Giovanni Lauricella

Managing Partner at Lifeblood Capital & Talent

David Sylvan

President at UH Ventures, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at UH Hospitals

Liridon Rrushaj

Director of Venture Investing at OSF Ventures

Jon David “JD” Friedland

Managing Director at Cleveland Clinic Ventures

Anita Watkins

Managing Director at Rex Health Ventures

Nir Goldenberg

Technology Development Manager, Mayo Clinic Ventures
12:50-13:30
MedTech Startups: Top mistakes that will stunt your growth.

Joseph Synder

Principal at Lifeblood Capital

Michael Branagan-Harris

Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Device Access UK Ltd

Jacqueline van Druten

Founder & Managing Director at Podymos Ltd

Claudia Holy

Founder & Managing Director at Podymos Ltd
13:35-14:20
The Role of CEO

Malek Nasr

Co-Founder & Vice President, HighLife

Youssef Biadillah

CEO at BariaTek Medical

Amrish Nair

CEO at Biorithm

Greg Walters

CEO/President and Co-Founder, Excision Medical Inc

Thomas Looby

Chief Executive Officer at Conavi Medical

Edo Ceder

CEO & Co-Founder at Anicca Health

Mathieu Horras

CEO at ASPIVIX
14:20-14:35
Technology Showcase, Daniel Hawkins, CEO , Avail MedSystems
14:40-15:25
Reverse Pitch: What Venture Capital looks for?

Kenneth Nelson

Partner at MedTech Advantage Fund & Director on several boards.

Dr. Julien Pham

Founder & Managing Partner at Third Culture Capital (3CC)

Sanchita Pasi

Senior Investment Manager at Sagana

Linus Rieder

Principal, 415 Capital Management GmbH

Amir Soltanianzadeh

Founder & Managing Partner, Solardis Health Ventures

Enrique Claverol-Tinturé, PhD

Head of the Medical Technologies Programme at European Commission

Greg Madden

Managing Partner at SV Health Investors
15:25-15:40
Break
15:40-15:50
Keynote by The Malta Digital Innovation Authority

Kenneth Brincat

CEO at Malta Digital Innovation Authority
15:50-17:20
MedTech Startup Pitch Competition
17:20-17:30
Start-Up Pitching Competition Award Presentation
17:30-17:35
Day 2 Closing
09:00-17:00

Sacra Infermeria Stage - Day 2

Bringing together experts from around the world, this stage delves into the clinical and technical facets of digital healthcare, showcasing cutting-edge advancements, breakthrough research, and transformative innovations that are reshaping the global healthcare landscape. Through in-depth discussions, attendees explore life-improving medical devices and revolutionary treatment approaches, elevating healthcare standards and improving lives worldwide.

09:00-09:25
ARE WE BEING PATIENT-CENTRIC ENOUGH IN DIGITAL HEALTH?

Hassan Chaudhury

Commercial Director at DATA-CAN; The Health Data Research UK Hub for Cancer.

Kaisa Kauppinen

Design Lead at Tietoevry

Remko Schats

Founder, Σnigma Global eHealth platform

Patricia Ripoll

Founder and President at VISIBLE

Gertrude Buttigieg

Chairperson at Malta Health Network

Marja Huiskamp

Chief Communication Officer at Barcelona Health Hub
09:25-09:50
CLINICAL TRIALS NEED A REFRESH. DIGITAL CAN HELP

Dr Amy Davis

CCO Hexarad Group Ltd; consultant Radiologist and former Associate Editor, BMJ

Rajesh Sivaprakasam

Consultant in Transplant, Access and General Surgery, Lead for Robotic renal failure Surgery, Queen Mary University of London

Sinead O’Connor

Trinity School of Medicine Faculty Emerging Technology in Health and Digital Health Advisor, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Mohid Khan MBBS BSc PhD FRCP

Consultant in Gastroenterology, Clinical Lead of Wales Neuroendocrine Cancer Service, Digital Health Advisor, University Hospital of Wales

Paul Bhogal

Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Mechanical Thrombectomy and Research Lead for Neurointervention, The Royal London Hospital

Satu Peltonen

Founder, inXso
09:55-10:05
KEYNOTE BY MEDENTEE LTD

Alex Raychuk

Founder & CEO at Medentee Limited
10:05-10:15
KEYNOTE BY SIMQ

Kelsey Crossman

Business Development Manager at SimQ
10:20-10:45
Empowering Active Ageing and Longevity through Digital Health

Andy Bleaden

Communities Director at ECHAlliance (European Connected Health Alliance)

Olayinka Aremu

Founder & CEO at NCO Healthcare Consulting Ltd

Gopi Koteeswaran

Co-founder at Cardiac Wellness Institute

Greg Elliott

Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, HealthQb Technologies Inc.

Pawel Świeboda

Founder at NeuroCentury
10:45-11:10
Building Preventative Health Solutions through AI for Payers and Providers

Dr. Anushka Patchava

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Wellx.AI Technologies Ltd.

Kelly Klifa

CEO and Co-Founder at Ally Health

Simon Lucas

General Manager at NuvoAir

Krishna Moorthy

Co-Founder at Alvie Health

Dr. Justus Wolff

Manager Digital Health at Syte
11:10-11:20
Keynote by Max G. Osteimer

Max G. Ostermeier

CEO and Founder at Implandata Ophthalmic Products
11:25-11:50
WOMEN IN HEALTHCARE - LEADING THE FEMTECH REVOLUTION

Dra. Amparo Santamaria, M.D., PhD

Head of Hematology Hybrid Department at Vinalopo University Hospital, Alicante, Spain Ribera Salud

Ana Garcia Poyo

CEO & Cofounder at Prefree

Elina Valeeva

CEO at Essence Labs and Global Program Director of Women in Tech
11:50-12:20
Panel Sponsored by Medacta 
12:25-12:35
The personal profile of appropriate lead users in successful medical device innovations.

Dr. Béla Venesz, PhD

Head of Business Development at Synthesis-Net
12:35-12:45
Keynote by Dr. Suk
12:45-13:10
THE INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL. Visualising the Future.

Aahuti Rai

Strategic Advisor at Four Points Health & Quiddity Health & Venture Partner with Conduit Connect.

Georgi Chaltikyan, MD, PhD

Professor of Digital Health at Deggendorf Institute of Technology – European Campus Rottal-Inn (GERMANY)

Rajnish Mankotia

Co-founder, The Gut Clinic UK & Consultant Surgeon, NHS

Valentino Megale

CEO Softcare Studios

Prof. Yaron Ilan M.D.

Professor of Medicine & Director of Department of Medicine at Hebrew University & Hadassah Medical Centre
13:15-13:25
Thermography AI Enabling Efficient Diabetes Chronic Care.

Georgi Kadrev

CEO & Co-founder of KELVIN Health
13:25-13:50
THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION. ASSESSING THE TRANSITION FROM UNIVERSITY TO HOSPITAL TRAINING FOR COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT. 

Dr Anas Nader

Co-Founder and CEO, Patchwork Health

Konstantin Kotschenreuther

Medical Doctor, Researcher, University Hospital of Cologne

Yan Grima

General Manager at Vivian

Prof Chie Adachi

Dean for Digital Education at Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London

Dr Huw Lloyd Williams

Senior Lecturer and Programme Director, Cardiff School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Academic Centre, School of Medicine, Cardiff University

Dr. Rahul Kashyap

CEO and Co-founder at Global Remote Research Scholars Program (GRRSP)
13:55-14:05
Clinical trials for MedTech

Dr Jack Halligan

Co-Founder at Prova Health
14:05-14:15
Keynote by Dr Jeffrey Dalli MD MRSCEd MSc FEBS

Dr Jeffrey Dalli MD MRSCEd MSc FEBS

Surgeon, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta
14:15-14:25
Keynote by Prof. Kristian Zarb Adami

Prof. Kristian Zarb Adami

Professor of Astronomy, University of Malta & University of Oxford
14:30-14:40
Keynote by Professor Ferdinand Serracino-Inglott

Professor Ferdinand Serracino-Inglott

Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital, UK
14:40-15:10
Discussing Digital Health and the latest trands. 

Mr Gordon Caruana Dingli

Clinical Chair Department of Surgery at Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

Dr Jeffrey Dalli MD MRSCEd MSc FEBS

Surgeon, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

Dr John Xerri de Caro

Senior Lecturer, University of Malta

Mr Predrag Andrejevic

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

Professor Ferdinand Serracino-Inglott

Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital, UK
15:15-15:40
THE ROLE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICAL DEVICES

Dr. Meshari F. Alwashmi

Sandeep Reddy

Director at Deakin School of Medicine

PROF ALEXIEI DINGLI

Professor of AI at University of Malta

Dr Neel Patel

CEO & Co-founder, ZiO Health

Dr Imran Qureshi

Consultant in Infection, Senior Advisory and Innovation Consultant, Croydon University Hospital, AWS Professional Services
15:40-15:50
Keynote by Dr. Belaid Zeineb
15:50-16:00
Keynote by Professor Lilian M. Azzopardi 

PROF. LILIAN M. AZZOPARDI

Professor of Pharmacy at Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta & Chair Eelect at International Pharmaceutical Federation, Academic Institutional Membership Advisory Committee.
16:05-16:15
Keynote by Prof H. Khairi
16:15-16:45
Alternative Medicines & Digital Health
16:45-16:50
CLOSING REMARKS
10:00-16:00

Vassalli Hall - Day 2

10:00-10:30
THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN HEALTHCARE. SCEPTICAL OR CAREFUL?

Jane Johnston

Head of Population Health Management Analytics at NHS Surrey Heartlands

Dr Alisha Damani

Medical Doctor, High Performance Coach, Entrepreneur, Inspirational Speaker, Empowered Global

Uzay Macar

Co-Founder & CTO at Hibi

Joia Nunez

Medical Advisor, Entelai
10:30-11:10
Helping Start-Ups Go To Market. Tips for all the team

Dr Avi Mehra

Associate Partner & CSO - Healthtech at IBM & Co-Founder Doctorpreneurs

Przemek Czerklewicz

Partner & Founder at Milepoint

Dr. Alice McGee

Founder & Managing Director at Mara Health

Finn Tram

Director of Corporate & Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management at Terumo Europe
11:15-12:55
Labena's Start-Up Showcases
12:55-13:05
Results Announcement + Closing Remarks. 
13:05-13:15
Break
13:15-15:15
ST. James Workshop
15:15-15:25
Break
15:25-15:55
Unlocking the Potential: Digital Health Transformation in Developing countries.

Joel Ugborogho

Founder & CEO at Cenhealth Academy

Rukundo Aloys

Founder & CEO at Hellomed

Abass Kargbo

Co-Founder & CEO of Hyeia Medical

George Yeboah Kesse

Founder, AdvancePharma Innovations

Andrea Barbiero

CEO at Co-Salud
10:00-18:00

EXHIBITION at SACRA INFERMERIA

Friday 20th October 2023 (VALLETTA, TBC)

19:30-23:00

MED-TECH AWARDS CEREMONY

Mediterranean Conference Centre

21:00-02:00

MED-TECH CLOSING EVENT

Grand Excelsior Hotel, Lobby Bar