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.

“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 2015 SPEAKERS

As with all WIRED events, WIRED Health is defined by excellent speakers. The following industry-leaders are already confirmed for April 24, 2015, to cover topics as diverse as genetics, prosthetics, data-driven healthcare, neuroscience and nanotechnology.

  • RorySutherland

Rory Sutherland

Vice-chairman, Ogilvy Group

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.

  • MatteoLai

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.

  • JenHyatt

Jen Hyatt

CEO and founder, Big White Wall

Hyatt is a social entrepreneur using social networks to transform mental healthcare.

  • 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.

Further speakers will be announced in the lead-up to the event. Click here to see who spoke at WIRED Health 2014.

CONTACT

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

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Harriet Robertson
Harriet.Robertson@condenast.co.uk

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

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