WIRED HEALTH 2015:
APRIL 24, 2015

30 Euston Square,
1 Melton Street,
London NW1 2FB

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AGENDA

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Last year’s event sold out, so secure your WIRED Health 2015 place now. WIRED subscribers save 10 per cent.

Grants Available: WIRED Health, working with Medilink UK, is pleased to announce that as part of the Science Industry Partnership (SIP), a skills programme for the Med Tech sector, you may be eligible to receive a grant covering 50 per cent of the ticket price for WIRED Health. For more information and to take advantage of this offer, please contact Beverley Fearnley: Bev@medilinkem.com 0115 912 4330.

There is a limited number of half-price tickets available for NHS and UK Government employees, Health Sector Startups and Registered Charities.

Your ticket includes a one-year subscription to WIRED magazine with free access to digital editions at the special price of £19. Your subscription will start from when the event ticket is purchased and Condé Nast will contact you directly to set this up.

“Thanks so much for inviting me to speak at WIRED Health. I thought it was superbly organised and the content was fascinating. I look forward to next year!”
Billy Boyle (Main Stage speaker)
Cofounder, Owlstone Nanotech

“I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for including me in WIRED Health’s startup program. It was a fantastic experience to meet so many wonderful people and learn about the game changing innovations on the horizon. It was lovely to spend with dynamic colleagues.”
Keira Barr (Startup Stage speaker)
CEO & founder, A.R.O., Inc.

“Thanks again for the fantastic WIRED Health conference last week. It was a pleasure and honour to speak on the day, and we made some excellent connections. The mix of people was superb!”
Bruce Hellman (Main Stage speaker)
CEO & founder, uMotif

“Thank you for inviting Azoi to WIRED Health. [We] made some interesting connections and benefited from some very useful insight and guidance from key people within the industry in the UK. We very much enjoyed the day. So thank you and congratulations on putting together a great day.”
Toby Walsh (Startup Stage speaker)
Azoi Inc.

“Your team excelled themselves, it was a great event and your contributions were clearly a huge part of that. I wish all event planners were as good as your team!”
Clementine Baig, on behalf of Ali Parsa (Main Stage speaker)
Babylon Partners

“I was just at WIRED Health which was a very well organized, standing-room only event — really first class in every way. Tons of press and lots of interesting speakers/thinkers. I’m sure the main WIRED event in October will be even grander and better.”
Sonny X Vu (Main Stage speaker)
CEO & founder, Misfit Wearables

“Our CEO, Daniel Ghinn wanted me to pass on his thanks to you and the team for a really interesting day […] I know he found it refreshing to see so much good science in a conference on health technology and the opportunity to see old friends and meet up with new people in healthcare innovation.”
Tessa Duggleby (delegate)
Global communications manager, Creation Healthcare

“I really enjoyed the day, I thought it was an excellent mix of presenters and topics.”
Dr George Brighton (delegate)
Core surgical trainee, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Torbay Hospital

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WIRED HEALTH IS BACK

Following an incredibly successful launch in 2014, this one-day event exploring the future of healthcare returns on April 24, 2015.

Secure your WIRED Health 2015 place now. WIRED subscribers save 10 per cent.

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WIRED Health is designed to introduce, explain and predict trends in the medical and personal healthcare industries. It is a showcase for the extraordinary innovators using technology to re-imagine the health sector. From diagnostics and neuroscience, to data-driven healthcare and new material sciences helping to re-build the human body, WIRED Health is a haven for disruptive thinking and innovation.

WIRED Health 2015 will be held at 30 Euston Square, home to the Royal College of General Practitioners. Join us on April 24 as we bring together more than 20 industry-leading Main Stage speakers, plus an exciting selection of startups and growth-stage companies working in the fields of medical technology, software and services.

Grants available: Are you an SME? Could you be eligible for a grant scheme paying for half your ticket? Interested to find out more?

WIRED Health, working with Medilink UK, is pleased to announce that as part of the Science Industry Partnership (SIP), a skills programme for the Med Tech sector, you may be eligible to receive a grant covering 50 per cent of the ticket price for WIRED Health. For more information and to take advantage of this offer, please contact Beverley Fearnley: Bev@medilinkem.com; 0115 912 4330.

There is also a limited number of half-price tickets available for NHS and UK Government employees, Health Sector Startups and Registered Charities.

WIRED HEALTH SPEAKERS

The following speakers are already confirmed to speak on the Main Stage at WIRED Health 2015.
You can download the full agenda here (PDF).

  • JaanTallin

Jaan Tallinn

Cofounder, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

Founding engineer of Skype and Kazaa, Jaan Tallinn is an angel investor with investments in medical space and a former chairman of a personalised medicine startup.

  • Shahid Azim

Shahid Azim

Cofounder, Quanttus, Inc.

Azim cofounded Quanttus in 2013, a consumer health company developing a consumer medical wearable and analytics platform.

  • RorySutherland

Rory Sutherland

Vice-chairman, Ogilvy & Mather UK

Sutherland will talk about how advances in the behavioural sciences are transforming government approaches to public health.

  • Andy Walshe

Andy Walshe

High performance director, Red Bull

Walshe will talk about elite human performance.

  • Geoff McGrath (1)

Geoff McGrath

Vice president, McLaren Applied Technologies

McGrath will describe how McLaren is applying its experience in real-time data processing and predictive analytics to remote biotelemetry of patients in clinical trials.

  • MarcKoska

Marc Koska

Inventor of the K1 auto-disable syringe

Koska's mission is to make the use of auto-disable syringes mandatory globally.

  • JohnCryan

John F. Cryan

Professor & Chair, Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork
Cryan is a neuroscientist studying how the gut influences stress and behaviour.

  • Matteo Lai

Matteo Lai

Cofounder and CEO, Empatica

Lai's Empatica recently launched Embrace, the first medical-grade wearable for people with epilepsy and autism.

  • LamaNachman

Lama Nachman

Principal engineer, Intel Labs

Nachman will speak about how Intel developed a new user interface to keep Stephen Hawking talking.

  • Sophie

Sophie de Oliveira Barata

Founder of the Alternative Limb Project

de Oliveira Barata recently created gadget limbs for amputees.

  • SarahJayneBlackmore

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Royal Society university research fellow

Blakemore will speak about how brains develop during adolescence.

  • Eleanor A. Maguire

Eleanor A. Maguire

Professor of cognitive neuroscience, UCL

Maguire researches memory, studying how the brain allows us to navigate and remember our experiences.

  • Clive Brown

Clive G. Brown

CTO, Oxford Nanopore

Brown will speak on how his company's USB stick-sized DNA sequencer will enable an “internet of living things”.

  • MartinKohn

Martin Kohn

Chief medical scientist, Sentrian

Kohn was formerly the chief medical scientist at IBM Research, overseeing the use of the Watson supercomputer in healthcare.

  • GadiAmit

Gadi Amit

Founder, NewDealDesign

The designer behind some of Silicon Valley's most exciting projects will discuss how sensors should act when they meet the body.

  • Sonia2

Sonia Trigueros

Co-director, Oxford Martin Programme of Nanotechnology and academic fellow at Physics Dept, University of Oxford

Trigueros is using nanotech to develop new medicines such as a drug delivery system for cancer cells.

  • NigelAckland

Nigel Ackland

Prosthetics pioneer

Ackland will speak about the experiences of living with a bionic prosthetic.

  • JackKr

Jack Kreindler

High-altitude medic and future-technology evangelist

Kreindler will present a special session curated by the Singularity University/Exponential Medicine.

  • BradPerkins

Brad Perkins

Chief medical officer, Human Longevity

Human Longevity Inc. was founded to fight age-related diseases.

  • AdamGazzaley

Adam Gazzaley

Founding director, Neuroscience Imaging Center

Gazzaley will explain how video games are the future of medicine and education.

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WIRED HEALTH 2014

WIRED Health 2014 gathered 21 health sector game changers and 18 exciting startups who presented their visions of the future of healthcare.

Speakers included Jack Kreindler, chairman of Jointly Health, a connected health company which monitors its patients’ data for early detection of illnesses; Claire Hooper, CEO of DuoFertility, a service that helps couples conceive using body temperature to track ovulation patterns; Billy Boyle, cofounder of Owlstone Nanotech, a Cambridge-based diagnostic company whose sensors can “sniff” out illnesses such as some cancers at early stages.

Topics covered included the digitisation of drugs, the impact of stress on well-being, bio-materials and wearables.

For the full list of WIRED Health 2014 speakers, click here to see the 2014 agenda


For more WIRED Health 2014 coverage,
visit the wired.co.uk hub

WHO ATTENDS

From senior NHS representatives to disruptive entrepreneurs, investors to international suppliers, the WIRED Health delegate list is a shortlist of some of the most exciting and knowledgeable figures in the international health sector.
Click here to see who attended our 2014 event

CONTACT

Sponsorship enquiries
Silvia Weindling
0207 152 3124
Silvia.Weindling@condenast.co.uk

Press enquiries
Harriet Robertson
Harriet.Robertson@condenast.co.uk

General enquiries
Nassia Matsa
0207 152 3285
Nassia.Matsa@condenast.co.uk

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