Technological Innovations has gained a lot of attention in the last few decades. Artificial intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) , Augmented Reality (AR), 3D-printing, robotics or nanotechnology are shaping up in front of our eyes. It aims to improve patient care, simplify workflow, expand Public Health and eventually lower healthcare cost. Technological developments accomplished in recent years have saved millions of lives and improved the quality of human life.
In this forum, together we will explore technology’s role in research, monitoring, and treatment. It is aimed to support healthcare workers embrace the emerging technologies and provide more effective care delivery solutions to cope with the rapidly increasing demand.
Topics to Look Forward
- Key Note: How AI is Transforming Health and Wellbeing
- Key Note: Personalized and Precision Medicine
- Space Medicine & Human Physiology in Space through Advancements of Technology
- Panel: Future Vision and Advancements of Digital Health and its Impact on Society in the next 50 years.
- Panel: Policies and Ethics and Ethics in sharing Medical Data
INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
12:20 – 12:35
|Innovation and Technology: Amplifying Value for Patients and Stakeholders
Mr. Ahmad Mourad | United Arab Emirates
Mr. Ahmad Mourad | United Arab EmiratesSenior Director, Business technology Leader, Johnson and Johnson
IT Senior Director, Business Technology Leader, Emerging Markets, Medical Devices, covering Middle East, Central Eastern Europe, South Africa, Russia & CIS, Turkey and MISSA. Dedication to value creation, innovation, Quality and ethics. Strategist and Technology Evangelist, Business Transformation Catalyst, Digital Adviser and Influencer Leader with over 20 years of extensive experience in Healthcare, Telecom, Manufacturing, Government and Private Sectors in the Gulf Region, North America and MEA. Expertise spans Innovation and Creative Thinking, Business and Digital Transformation, Strategy, Planning, Program Management, Managed Services, Governance and Customer Experience. Held various management and senior leadership roles working for the private and government sectors including National Research Council of Canada, Department of Justice Canada, Revenue Canada, Bupa Arabia, Ajilon Communications, du Telecom, Ooredoo, Atos, Digital Equipment, Adecco, amongst others. Frequent public speaker and articles publication author on many technology, healthcare, business and customer experience topics. Digital Leader, Strategist and Technology Evangelist | Business Transformation Catalyst | Applied Learner, Collaborator, Advisor and Influencer Leader | Visualizer and Actualizer | Value Creator and Customer-Obsessed | Experimental and Thoughtful Risk Taker | People Leader and Coach | Positive Energy Generator and Change Agent | Inclusion and Diversity Leader
12:35 – 12:50
|The hospital is dead, long live the hospital: Agile innovation in a new reality
Dr. Samir Said | United Arab Emirates
Dr. Samir Said | United Arab EmiratesGeneral Manager, Connected Care and Healthcare Informatics Middle East and Turkey, Royal Philips
Dr. Samir Said leads the Connected Care and Healthcare Informatics at Philips, supporting Health Institutions with Innovative Solutions in their Digital Transformation journey to better serving patients. Before working at Philips, Dr. Samir was the General Manager, Health, Social Services, and Life Sciences for the Middle East and Africa at Microsoft Corporation. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2007, Dr. Samir spent 10 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry as General Manager at Eli Lilly and Novartis. Samir is a physician with a specialty in Psychiatry and Mental Health. He also advised the World Health Organization on National Mental Health Programs.
12:50 – 13:05
|Connected Health and The Elderly Population
Mr. John Kelly | United Kingdom
Mr. John Kelly | United KingdomChief Technology Officer for Connected Health in UK and Ireland
John is an award-winning technologist within the health and biotech sector. He holds multiple patents, and many of his products are being sold and actively sought internationally. John’s expertise span across the entire product development lifecycle. Johns role within Connected Health is to coordinate the design & development of innovative technology products and technology-assisted patient services.
13:05 – 13:20
|Cloud Clinics Vs. Physical Clinics
Ms. Mubaraka Ibrahim | United Arab Emirates
Ms. Mubaraka Ibrahim | United Arab EmiratesDirector, Health Information Systems Department, MOHAP
Currently the Director of IT for The Ministry of Health and Prevention, Mubaraka Ibrahim is, in many ways, the face of Healthcare IT – not only in The UAE but in the Arab region in general. Possessing an impressive career track record, spanning over 20 dynamic years, and affiliating with many world renowned IT organizations, she has participated as keynote speaker in endless conferences, exhibitions and discussions pertaining to the imperative role IT plays in today’s healthcare. Possessing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Kuwait University and Master Degree in Information Management systems from The American University in Washington along with a Healthcare Leadership diploma from The Harvard School of Public Health, Mubaraka’s passion in the relationship between Health and Information Technology is easily recognized. Her key involvement in the multiple national healthcare technology projects, such as Riayati (National unified medical Record) Track & Trace, are just a few of many on her resume – she wasn’t named in the top 50 CIO and top Female Executives Middle East for no reason – these are just a few accolades to mention.
13:20 – 13:30
|Challenge the Experts
13:30 – 13:45
|AI in Healthcare Research
Prof. Sir Terence Stephenson | United Kingdom
Prof. Sir Terence Stephenson | United KingdomChair – Health Research Authority , NHS
Sir Terence is an eminent clinical academic and took up the position of Chair on 1 September 2019. He is Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. Sir Terence is also a former Dean of the University of Nottingham’s Medical School, President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and most recently of the General Medical Council.
13:45 – 14:00
|Convergence Mental Health: A New Pathway for Transdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Harris Eyre | USA
Dr. Harris Eyre | USABrain Health Diplomat; President, PRODEO Institute
Originally from Northern Australia, Harris is on a mission to improve Brain Health outcomes. That is, improved access, screening, diagnosis, treatment and prevention for brain health disorders across the lifespan including ADHD, autism, depression, addiction, bipolar, dementias and brain injury. He is an alumnus of Forbes 30 Under 30 and the Fulbright Scholar program. He was awarded the 2020 Innovation Award from the Australian American Chamber of Commerce and HP. Harris is seeking to reduce the burden of brain health disorders on patients, families, communities, and economies. These disorders cost the global economy trillions per year in lost productivity. As a Brain Health Executive, Harris is working to advance novel technologies into the market. He is President of PRODEO, a group of streetwise and mission-driven executives. PRODEO specializes in deep technologies including genomics, AI, digital biomarkers, gut-brain axis innovations etc. As a Brain Capital Builder, Harris is working to transform the way we consider the role of the brain in the economy. He has co-developed the field of Brain Capital, a form of capital relevant to a complex, interconnected and fragile global economy which puts a premium on brain skills and brain health. It ensures that the impact of brain health disorders are interwoven in a new understanding of the economy and to explore measures such as tracking, monitoring and evaluating diversified investment approaches. He actions this work as Co-Founder of the PRODEO Institute, which seeks radical advances in brain health – driven by a closer integration of diverse disciplines and sectors. It empowers brain health leaders with the facts, insights, and frameworks necessary to make informed and effective management, policy and funding decisions. As a Brain Health Diplomat, Harris is motivated to optimize the promise and mitigate the perils of technological innovation on brain health globally. He maintains advisory or adjunct roles with the Healthy Brains Global Initiative, the American Psychological Association, the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the Stanford University Brainstorm Lab, Deakin University, the University of Melbourne and The University of Adelaide. Harris has authored 100+ papers and co-edits ‘Convergence Mental Health’ (Oxford University Press). Harris enjoys golf, hiking, biking, swimming, meditation, podcasts, foreign affairs and history.
14:00 – 14:15
|Is The World Ready for Stem Cells : Applications and Technologies
Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi | United Arab Emirates
Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi | United Arab EmiratesChair, Hematology Oncology at SSMC
Shahrukh K. Hashmi, M.D., studies cancer survivorship and late effects of blood and marrow transplantation. This includes physical and psychosocial illnesses that result as a late effect of chemotherapy or radiation. The translational aspect of Dr. Hashmi’s research focuses on the biology of aging in cancer survivors. Dr. Hashmi’s interests also include development of novel agents for treatment of graft-versus-host disease.
14:15 – 14:30
|3-D Organ Printing at the point of Care
Dr. Katerina Gjorgjieva | United Arab Emirates
Dr. Katerina Gjorgjieva | United Arab EmiratesProduct Manager, Hospital 3D Printing, Sinterex
Dr. Katerina Gjorgjieva is Doctor of Dental Medicine with Master Degree in Public Health and Health Management with more than 12 years working experience in pharmaceutical industry different roles in sales and medical positions in international pharma companies. Currently working on identifying the areas for 3D Printing and implementing the 3D Printing Strategy in DHA.
14:30 – 14:45
|Challenge the Experts