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MedTech

MED-TECH
AGENDA 2022

Our agenda is designed to be relevant and tackle the current problems in healthcare. We listened to what you wanted to be discussed about the vital health issues.

DATE


Wednesday 16th November 2022 (Grandmaster Suite HILTON HOTEL)

22:00-04:00

MED-TECH Pre-Party ft. Fat Joe Malta SiGMA week at Hilton Hotel

Thursday 17th November 2022 (Med-Tech World)

09:00-12:30

Grandmaster Suite

09:00-09:10
Keynote by Deputy Prime Minister Hon Chris Fearne

DPM & Minister for Health HON. CHRIS FEARNE

Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Health at Government of Malta
09:10-09:35
Keynote by Jon Stine

Jon Stine

Executive Director at The Open Voice Network
09:35-10:00
Is it time for an AI regulatory framework?

Dr Hugh Harvey

Managing Director Hardian Health

DANIEL TORRES GONÇALVES

Health Lawyer, Head of the Health Economic Unit and Partner of PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados

Nidhi Gani

Staff Regulatory Engineer at Embecta & Professor at Northeastern University at Boston.

Daniel Young

Managing Director at Bold Works GmbH

Vipul Shrivastava

Project Manager - Digital Health, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms
10:00-10:10
Keynote by Dr Christina Rahm

Dr. Christina Rahm

Scientific Formulator, Innovator & Author.
10:10-10:20
Next Generation Prophylactics, Screening & Monitoring

Georgi Kadrev

CEO & Co-founder of KELVIN Health
10:20-10:45
Keynote by James Poulter

James Poulter

Founder and CEO of Vixen Labs
10:45-10:55
Keynote by Mr. Kenneth Brincat, CEO at Malta Digital Innovation Authority.

Kenneth Brincat

CEO at Malta Digital Innovation Authority
10:55-11:15
Keynote Show by Microsoft

DR. Renate Strazdina

EMEA Customer Transformation Leader for Healthcare and Life Science
11:15-11:25
Keynote by Hon Keith Azzopardi Tanti

Hon. Keith Azzopardi Tanti MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Research and Innovation
11:25-11:50
Where is AI delivering value and where it's time to call it a day in the Clinic.

PROF ALEXIEI DINGLI

Professor of AI at University of Malta

Zahid Ali

CEO at TECHMEDO

MICHEL BIELECKI MD

CEO and Co-Founder at Testasy

DR GEGE GATT, B.A., LL.D.

CEO of EBO

Fruzsina Mezei

Health Economist at Semmelweis University & Digital Health Lead at Medistance

Nishargo Nigar

Co-Founder Bolo
11:50-12:00
Is AI/Digital Health the New Doctor’s Stethoscope?

Sunny Dosanjh

Founder & Lead of Deloitte HealthTech Products Hub
12:30-16:15

Spinola Suite

13:00-13:15
Recruitment in Malta in the Pharmaceutical & Med-Tech Industry

Dr. Amy Tanti

Director, Advisory & Recruitment
13:15-13:25
Patient-centricity and ways to expand digital health and Telemedicine access

INNOCENT CLEMENT, MD MPH MBA

CEO CIBA Health
13:25-14:07
Healthtech in the headlines

Tina Tan

Executive Editor at FirstWord HealthTech

Steve Roest

CEO and Co-Founder of PocDoc

Jessica Smith

Co-founder and CXO at SomX
14:07-14:49
So you want to be a (healthtech) entrepreneur? 

DR EDMUND FARRAR

Co-Founder at Oto

Elena Rueda

Co-founder & CEO of Dama Health

Sunny Dosanjh

Founder & Lead of Deloitte HealthTech Products Hub

Belle Taylor

Account Director at SomX
14:49-15:31
Healthtech medics: The dawn of a new specialty 

Dr Claudia Pastides MRCGP MBBS

Medical Advisor at Flo Health

Dr. Joel Brown, MD

Experienced Clinician and Practicing Portfolio Family Physician

DR SHRUTI JAYAKUMAR, MD

Senior Consultant at Deloitte’s Healthcare AI and Analytics team

Dr Hugh Harvey

Managing Director Hardian Health

Dr. James Somauroo

Co-Founder & CEO at SomX: The Healthtech Agency
15:31-16:13
Healthtech podcasts LIVE

Jason C. Foster

CEO of Ori Biotech

DR Dylan Attard

Med-Tech Conference CEO & Co-chair

Tara Humphrey

Managing Director at THC Primary Care

Dr Mustafa Sultan

Doctor and Podcaster at Big Picture Medicine Podcast

Dr. James Somauroo

Co-Founder & CEO at SomX: The Healthtech Agency
16:13-16:55
Investor Blind Date

DR EDMUND FARRAR

Co-Founder at Oto

Elena Rueda

Co-founder & CEO of Dama Health

Livia Ng

Founder & CEO of Neuroute

Warsame Sami Nur

CEO & Co-founder Opto Health Ltd

Belle Taylor

Account Director at SomX

Jason C. Foster

CEO of Ori Biotech
13:00-17:00

Vilhena Suite

13:00-13:25
The augmented doctor, a paradigm shift for healthcare.

Dr Hugh Harvey

Managing Director Hardian Health

Dr. Joel Brown, MD

Experienced Clinician and Practicing Portfolio Family Physician

Dr. Franz MJ Pfister, MBA

CEO deepc GmbH

LILAC MANDELES

Founder/CEO at TechforCann & Board Director of Meuhedet HMO

Georgi Kostadinov

Co-founder & CTO at KELVIN Health

Ashwin Venkatesh

Clinical Consultant at Nodr
13:25-13:50
AI + big data = Match made in heaven for personalised care.

DR CONRAD ATTARD

Senior Lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of ICT (FICT) at the University of Malta and Deputy Dean at the Faculty of ICT.

Dr Wiktoria Milczynska

Medical Doctor at NHS

Martin Kastelein

Quality and Data Manager ECG Excellence

Angelo Dalli

CEO at UMNAI

Dr. Indra Joshi

Director, Health, Research & AI, Palantir Technologies
13:50-14:00
Re-imagining Healthcare – the Future of Virtual Care

Sarah Jane O’Dwyer

CEO HaloCare
14:00-14:25
Diversity, equity and inclusion in data.

Vincenzo Varriale

Psychologist, Neuroscientist & co-owner at Aequilibria Health

Oladimeji Ewumi

Founder of The Health and AI Writer

Georgi Chaltikyan, MD, PhD

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

Hosna Salmani

PhD student in Health Information Management at Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

BRYAN OGDEN

CEY & Founder at Ninjamoba LTD

Mary Akangbe

Founder & President ZENITH GLOBAL HEALTH
14:45-14:55
Accelerating clinical trials of medical devices

DR SIMON J. SONNTAG

CEO Virtonomy
14:55-15:20
How could Blockchain change Healthcare by 2025.

ADRIAN NICULESCU

CMO EMEA CloudCoin Consortium

DR IAN GAUCI

Managing Partner at GTG Advocates

Stefano Brugnerotto

Founder & CEO of SAVE

Alexandra (Lexie) Kolossov

Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Crypterns, Executive Vice President for MonteCrypto, and Director of Marketing for Life’s Tough Media.

Clayton Thomas

Founder at The ROOT Brand
15:20-15:30
Telemedicine with Iridology. Using our Iris Camera System.

Daehoon Kim, Ph.D.

CEO/President, IriTech Inc
15:30-15:40
How Europe is Using Web3.0 to Transform Healthcare Data Management and Empower Citizens

Georgina Kyriakoudes

CEO and Co-Founder of ARIA Health
15:40-15:50
The Digital Front Door for Real-World Data

ARDY ARIANPOUR

CEO & Co-Founder at SEQSTER
15:50-16:15
The Healthcare Metaverse - The good, the bad and the ugly.

Lucas Perez

CEO Health My Project

Amir Bozorgzadeh

CEO & Co-founder of Virtuleap

Valentino Megale

CEO Softcare Studios

Philippe GERWILL

Member of the Advisory Board at DeHealth

Livia Ng

Founder & CEO of Neuroute
16:15-16:35
Fertility to Newborn

Ana Garcia Poyo

Vice President of Operations and Chief Industrial Officer Overture Life

Dr Deborah Maufi, MBBS,MBA

Diana van Stijn, MD PhD

Paediatric Resident & CMO at Lapsi Health
16:35-17:00
Web 3.0, a new pathway for Health?

ADV. GIL SOLOMON

Founding Partner at Gil Solomon & Co

Dr. Javier Mendoza Olivares

Gastroenterologist & Leading Metaverse Doctor

GABRIELLE SPEIJER

Radiation Oncologist and Founder CatalyzIT

Steven Vermeire

CEO of VCTS

Ali Elshanawi

Founder of MedSaaS Inbound

Niels Van Espen

Innovation & Design Director  of Healthcare at Made
11:30-11:40
Keynote by Burak Özkösem

BURAK OZKOSEM

FOUNDER & CEO at PERA LABS
11:40-11:45
Keynote by Martyn Eeles of Global Health Impact Fund GHIF&N

Martyn Eeles

General Partner and Head of Europe

Thursday 17th November 2022 (Workshop Room)

11:00-17:00

Verdala Suite

11:00-12:00
How Research and Technology are Moulding the Future of Clinical Practice. A workshop by The Maltese Association of Podiatry.

Professor Joseph Borg

Associate Professor, University of Malta and Chief Scientist for Spaceomix

Christine Gatt

Medical Laboratory Scientist at Bacteriology lab Mater Dei Hospital

Dr. Stephen Mizzi

Lecturer at Faculty of Health Science & Co-founder at Tarsos Labs

Dr. Owen Falzon

Lecturer at Centre for Biomedical Cybernetics & Co-founder at Tarsos Labs

DR STEFAN BUTTIGIEG

Co-Founder Digital Health Malta
12:00-13:00
Times Likes These: The Challenges Faced by Nurses Working in the Mental Health Field during Covid19. A workshop by M.A.P.N. 
13:00-14:00
Innovation in Higher Education: Breaking down Barriers. A workshop by The MEDTECH Foundation.

Jakevir Shoker

National Director at MedTech Foundation

Rahul Senan

National Finance Director at MedTech Foundation
14:00-15:00
The role of Doctors in MedTech - The Surgical Perspective by Association of Surgeons in Training

Josh Burke

NIHR Academic Colorectal Registrar

Angela Lam

ASiT Innovation Lead & Core Surgical Trainee

William Bolton

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery
15:00-16:00
New Era of Assisted Reproductive Technologies by PERA Labs

BURAK OZKOSEM

FOUNDER & CEO at PERA LABS

Dr. Aytuğ Kolankaya

Obstetrician and Gynecologist Specialist
16:00-17:00
How To Build Your Brand Without Advertising

Tracy Lamourie

Founder Lamourie Media

Thursday 17th November 2022 (Quarter Deck Bar, Hilton Hotel, Malta)

18:00-20:00

DAY 1 - AFTERHOURS

Friday 18th November 2022 (Med-Tech World)

09:00-13:30

Grandmaster Suite day 2

09:00-09:25
PTSD, COVID, the healthcare workforce and their mental health.

TERRY WOU

Founder Bien-etre World

BRIAN WALLACE

CMO at Calmsie

Georgi Natchev

CEO of Digiburn

Miro Svetlik

CEO at TOOLY

OMAR SHAKER

Dr. Alexei Sammut

Senior Lecturer Department of Mental Health, UoM / President Maltese Association of Psychiatric Nurses
09:25-09:50
Giving patients a seat at the table.

LAMBERT MONTEVECCHI

CEO Boost Consulting

Patricia Ripoll

Chief Patient Officer at BeOriginal.es / MamaTieneMigraña

Dr. Frank Flacke

Owner Flacke-Consulting

Dr. Juhi Tandon

Medical Director, Cognitant
09:50-10:15
Merging into a hybrid consultation experience.

PROF MICHAEL MILLER

eHealth Expert, World Health Organisation

Fran Ayalasomayajula, MPH, MSMIS, PMP

President Reach Healthcare

JAHIN TANVIR

Founder of Breathe

Anuj Patel

CEO & Founder at Motto

Dr Jonathan Johnson

Founder/Surgeon-Comprehensive Wound Care Services
10:15-10:25
Keynote by Ms Roseanne Camilleri

Roseanne Camilleri

CEO at Primary HealthCare
10:25-10:50
The AI Clinician

Fran Ayalasomayajula, MPH, MSMIS, PMP

President Reach Healthcare

Oliver Rockall

Co-Founder and CEO of Tailoraid

Georgi Chaltikyan, MD, PhD

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

DR. Gnaneshwer Jadav

Co-founder and CEO Akeno Health Ltd

Dr. Harsha Saxena

Paediatric Ophthalmologist | AI Health-Tech Researcher
10:50-11:15
The intelligent hospital.

Jared Sebhatu

CEO digital health transformation eG

Philippe GERWILL

Member of the Advisory Board at DeHealth

Dr Dominic Pimenta MBBS MRCP BSc (Hons)

AI/Healthtech Research Physician & Founder

NINA SESTO

CEO of MEGI

Nadeem Sarwar

Founder & CEO at PHLO
11:15-11:25
Keynote by Alex Agius Saliba MEP

ALEX AGIUS SALIBA

Member of the European Parliament
11:25-11:50
Living in 2030 - the healthcare experience.

LAMBERT MONTEVECCHI

CEO Boost Consulting

KIRILL MICALLEF STAFRACE

Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Mater Dei Hospital

Dr Avi Mehra

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

DR ARRON THIND

GP Trainee, Code Med Co-founder & SimEPR Founder

Zhen Chen

CEO at Paperminds

Giorgia Pezzotta

Implementation Project Manager at Doctolib
11:50-12:00
Keynote by Adrian Attard Trevisan

ADRIAN A. TREVISAN

Managing Director at Umana Medical (GPI group) / Investor at 3 Capital
12:00-12:15
Optimizing Clinical Trial Budgeting with Clinicubes CTMS

Ivailo Ivanov

CTO BGO Software
12:15-13:30
Start-up Pitch
09:00-16:50

Vilhena Suite day 2

09:00-09:25
Debrief. Three years on and the role of digital.

Markus Behmann

Chief Technology Officer at aLIVE-Service GmbH

PROF VICTOR GRECH

Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in Paediatric Cardiology

Dr Mostafa Helmy

GP Trainee, Digital Health Enthusiast

Mattia Marco Caruson

CEO of Mama Health

DR STEFAN BUTTIGIEG

Co-Founder Digital Health Malta

JULIANO NASCIMENTO SCHAEFER

CEO at MonitoraKids
09:25-09:50
Building successful Med-Tech go-to-market Strategies. Regional Similarities and Differences.

Philip Farrugia

Associate Professor at Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Malta

Kenneth Shaw

Director & Executive Consultant at Specculo

Tom Patzelt

President and Founder of Patzelt Marketing

Satu Peltonen

CEO at inXso

Jackie Grech

FDI Specialist at Malta Enterprise
09:50-10:15
How the UK attracts excellence in health

Dr. James Somauroo

Co-Founder & CEO at SomX: The Healthtech Agency

Dr Linda Magee OBE

Health Innovation and NHS Specialist at UK Government’s Department for International Trade

Professor Chris Hopkins

Clinical Director of the Assistive Technologies and Innovation Centre, University of Wales, Trinity & St David’s. Head of Innovation & the Tritech Institute, Hywel Dda University Health board.

Ian Newington

Head of Special Projects at NIHR UK
10:20-10:45
Providing Microservices to Cancer Patients via Community Driven Artificial Intelligence in the Metaverse of Medical Data

Dexter Hadley, MD, PhD

Chief of Artificial Intelligence & Assistant Professor of Pathology at UCF College of Medicine
10:45-11:10
Bulding a digital health ecosystem in Malta, connecting to a global network

Andy Bleaden

Communities Director at ECHAlliance (European Connected Health Alliance)

Brian Muscat

Senior Enterprise Architect – MITA Health Team

Gertrude Buttigieg

Chairperson at Malta Health Network

ROBERT MUSCAT

Specialist; Cyber Defence & Advanced Operations

Dr. Malcom Paula Agius Galea

Family Doctor and Member of Parliament, Chair of the Permanent Health Parliamentary Committee.
11:10-11:30
Transform Modern Surgical Training with Virtual Reality: a UCL Case Study.

Frank Furnari

CEO & Founder at ARuVR

Professor Manish Chand

Associate Professor Of Surgery at UCL
13:30-13:55
Have your go to market strategy ready.

DR EDMUND FARRAR

Co-Founder at Oto

Jim Surek

Founding Partner at SAV²R Group

Lisa Tschalenko

Senior Ecosystem & Partnership Manager for Digital Health & Pharma.

Pete Moores

Chief Problem Solver at PBM Consulting Ltd

Mariša Cvitanič

Leadership Development Trainee at Novartis

Tobias Bobinger

Chief Medical Officer & Medical Product Manager at Innomeda GmbH
13:55-14:15
What should you consider as IP in health tech? Maximise your value.

Dr. Deo Falzon

Intellectual Property Lawyer at Fenech & Fenech

Daniel Young

Managing Director at Bold Works GmbH

Ken Cassar

Co-founder & Co-Ceo at UMNAI

Tuomo Pentikäinen

Chairman of the board at Acceler8 Limited

Dr. Jhonatan Bringas Dimitriades

14:15-14:25
Keynote by Mr. William Wait, Chairman at Malta Enterprise

William Wait

Chairman at Malta Enterprise
14:25-14:50
What ROI do investors look at in the health tech space?

Cristiano Fontana

CEO & Founder of Three Bridges M&C

Edward Kliphuis

Partner at Sofinnova Partners

Giovanni Lauricella

Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Lifeblood Capital

Anamaria Magri Pantea

Founder & Managing Consultant at AscendConsulting.EU

Shamik J Parekh

Early Stage Healthtech Investor at Octopus Ventures

Julia Prakapovich

General Partner at Interface Fund
14:50-15:00
How good a doctor is your phone?

Steve Roest

CEO and Co-Founder of PocDoc
15:00-15:15
AI4Pharma

Dr Charlie Abela

Head of Department of Artificial Intelligence at University of Malta

PROF. LILIAN M. AZZOPARDI

Professor of Pharmacy at Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta
15:15-15:25
Interoperability in Healthcare: Benefits, Challenges and Resolutions

Khalid Ghaloua Adine

CEO Emerging Markets at STELLA Technology
15:25-15:35
Bridging the gap between "Health" and "Tech"- A unique Fellowship Program in Israel

Dr. Hedva Voliovitch, MD, PH.D, M.B.A.

Chair and co-founder of the Israeli Society for HealthTech
15:35-15:45
Does Data really matter? by Palantir Technologies

Tom McArdle

UK Health Lead at Palantir

Joanna Peller

Co-Lead at Palantir’s Health Business. 
15:45-16:05
Implementation of Technology in Medicine

Dr. Jhonatan Bringas Dimitriades

Tamsin Holland Brown

Paediatrician, CEO & Founder at Paediatric Health Tech

Aditi U. Joshi MD, MSc, FACEP

Founder, Consultant

DR RYAN GRECH

Med-Tech Conference COO & Co-Chair
16:05-16:15
Driving Innovation in Genomics at a Global Level by IQVIA

Alexandra Smith

Senior Consultant of Genomic & Precision Medicine at IQVIA
16:15-16:35
Digital Therapeutics

Kjeld Hansen

Chair at European Lung Foundation and Assistant Professor

Diana van Stijn, MD PhD

Paediatric Resident & CMO at Lapsi Health

Steve Roest

CEO and Co-Founder of PocDoc

Alexandra (Lexie) Kolossov

Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Crypterns, Executive Vice President for MonteCrypto, and Director of Marketing for Life’s Tough Media.
16:35-16:45
The Importance of Clinical Safety in Digital Health

Dr Avi Mehra

Associate Partner & CSO - Healthtech at IBM & Co-Founder Doctorpreneurs
16:45-17:10
Is digital succeeding in creating health equity?

DIETER BROCKMEYER

Co-Founder and Director Innovation & TIME at Diplomatic World Institute, Author of "Pandemia's Box"

Jeyla Sadikova

Co-founder and CCO at Testasy

Clara Bauby

Head of Partnerships at Five Lives

Alexander Voigt

Digital Health Expert at Digital Oxygen

Dr. Arti Thapliyal

Industry Innovation Lead, Health & Public Services Client Group at Accenture
09:00-13:00

Spinola Suite day 2

09:10-09:40
Voice and Conversational AI: A Canadian Perspective (Pre-Recorded)

Dr. Teri Fisher

The Voice Doctor
09:40-09:50
How digital health can democratize access to specialty care for autoimmune conditions

Anuj Patel

CEO & Founder at Motto
10:15-10:25
Embracing Novelty – how we should all look at technology in business

ADV. GIL SOLOMON

Founding Partner at Gil Solomon & Co
10:25-10:35
Start-up Showcase : Move and Enjoy

Andrew Olszewski

Chief eXecutive Officer - High Tech Productions BV
10:35-10:45
Inspirational Video Content for brands. Touch the hearts of your audience.

Tedy Necula

Friday 18th November 2022 (Workshop Room)

10:00-16:00

Verdala Suite day 2

10:00-11:00
Physicians are from Uranus and Entrepreneurs are from Jupiter. Learning to speak the same language. 

Dr. Tili Fisher-Yosef

Primary care Physician and Project Manager at Maccabi Health Care
11:00-12:00
How to Build A Human Dashboard: Helping Healthcare Workers Discover Their True Selves.

Omar Shaker

Venture Partner at Elevate Healthcare
12:00-13:00
MHSA Workshop
14:00-15:00
The Fundamentals of Sustainable Growth for all Innovative Driven Businesses.

Steven Vermeire

CEO of VCTS

Friday 18th November 2022 (Hilton Hotel Suite, Malta)

19:30-23:00

Med-Tech Awards 2022