Preliminary Programme
Timeslots, tracks and sessions can be changed in name, content and day.

Delegation Visits

Explore the Danish healthcare system and get inspired.

During WHINN - Week of Health and INNovation it will be possible to combine participation to WHINN events with a delegation visit to relevant Danish hospitals and health authorities.

Healthcare DENMARK coordinates a programme tailored to your interests and needs. If you are interested in a delegation visit, please fill out this enquiry form and send it to mad@healthcaredenmark.dk.

Due to the great interest in the delegation visits last year, we recommend you to sign up as soon as possible and no later than September 8th, 2018

Healthcare DENMARK has a unique national and political mandate to promote Danish healthcare excellence and visibility internationally. We organize delegation visitor programmes tailored to foreign decision makers and welcome foreign press delegations. We give you the opportunity to experience innovative healthcare solutions in practice and meet the people behind them, all part of an extensive network of public and private actors.

 

WHINN Pitchfire Competition

Part 1: Workshop

WHINN Pitchfire starts with an intense workshop in Odense. This is a day of training, discussion and feedback. The training session is arranged and moderated by CONNECT Denmark, which is a non-profit organisation specialized in helping start-ups and SMEs to the next level of commercialization.

We split you into tracks of 5 to 6 start-ups and SMEs. In two rounds you get to pitch for 5 minutes before a jury, which consists of members of CONNECT Denmark as well as invited experts and investors. The opposing jury gives feedback for you to strengthen your pitch. In the second round your pitch will be recorded for your own feedback.

Are you a Health start-up and interested in taking part in the WHINN Pitchfire Competition? Read more and sign up here

 

Bits & Beers

Bits & Beers is an atypical event connecting businesses, creatives, entrepreneurs, and policy makers in a relaxed lounge atmosphere, with the structure of a well organized business event. Talks are short, being held to a strict 10 minutes. The aim is that speakers get a chance to communicate their experiences and values, and the event creates opportunities for networking and interaction among the attendees.

Bits & Beers is held after work, where one can drop by for a drink and enjoy the atmosphere, including: DJs, interactive installations, performances, and other geeky/nerdy fun. In addition to the relaxed lounge area, we have a conference room with full presentation facilities where speakers from varied industries and areas of activity join us to share their experiences and expertise on the theme of the event.

Digital Health; Is digital health the future for healthcare?

The overall focus of the Digital health track is the comprehensive development of new technology that is taking place in these years. A development that will affect our approach to healthcare and lead to more innovative solutions – to the benefit of both the citizens and the healthcare sector. 

But what will the digital transformation in the field of health mean to our lives as citizens and patients? How will we use the Internet and apps in the future? What influence does artificial intelligence have on the treatment? And how can the new technology help create a better healthcare sector? With new opportunities, however, there are also a number of questions and dilemmas that concern both legal and ethical considerations.

We hope you will join us in exploring this interesting and very relevant subject as we welcome both international and national speakers from all areas of digital healthcare.

Day 1
On the first day of the track we will be introducing the field of technology in healthcare. We will hear from a regional politician, from a large corporation, from academics and clinicians all working with transforming the healthcare sector using technology.  We will see examples of technology being used in radiology, as wearables in remote areas and hear the perspectives on using big data and AI in healthcare.

Connected Health: Can Cross-Sector Collaboration keep people out of the Hospital?

The healthcare sector is increasingly focusing on shorter hospital stays and the possibility of care and treatment in the patient’s own home. This requires more collaboration across the sectors, and to a greater extend involving the patient.

The track also focus on whether Across Border Collaboration can accelerate deployments of Health & Care Solutions.

Sustainable Hospitals - Hospitals of the future: "health factories" or "wellness facilities"?

Hospitals have a new role in the healthcare ecosystem. Patients spend very little time at the hospital and only for very advanced diagnosis and care. The majority of their healthcare needs are now met in other sectors - but the hospital still plays a key part in the health and care process for people with acute and chronic conditions. The hospital must be very efficient in order to perform well in the short time patients are there, while at the same time contributing to the healing and care of the individual citizen in the entire care pathway.          

This track will feature sessions on the automation of hospital logistics, hospitals as 'healing spaces' as well as focus on the role and responsibility of hospital staff in the hospitals of the future.

Social Health - How do Social Factors affect the Health of the Individual?

Humans are inherently social beings and decisions about our lives are usually affected by the influence of the people and the environment around us. The same is true for decisions that affect our health and in this track we will look into how the community around patients affects choices of lifestyle and health – and how the health sector can actively involve not only patients but also their families, local communities and volunteers to improve the health and quality of life of citizens. The track will also feature inspiration from international work in the field of population health management where data is used systematically to design health services for communities and population segments.

Prevention - How is digital technology affecting our approach to prevention?

The track focuses on early prevention and how this is affected by the increased digitization and a high-performance culture.

Sustainable Healthcare – The patient in focus

The patient of the future & sustainable healthcare

Implementing eHealth – is it really that difficult?

WHINN MATCHMAKING

At the official WHINN Matchmaking you can book meetings with the other WHINN attendees and design your own meeting schedule with pre-arranged face-to-face meetings. 

The event is a platform offering opportunities to meet potential partners and investors for new business and for R&D projects. You can meet representatives of companies, regions, hospitals, universities and research institutions offering or requesting innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations.

Highlights of research and operational evidence from innovative healthcare solutions.

Digital Health: Is digital health the future for healthcare?

The overall focus of the Digital health track is the comprehensive development of new technology that is taking place in these years. A development that will affect our approach to healthcare and lead to more innovative solutions – to the benefit of both the citizens and the healthcare sector.

But what will the digital transformation in the field of health mean to our lives as citizens and patients? How will we use the Internet and apps in the future? What influence does artificial intelligence have on the treatment? And how can the new technology help create a better healthcare sector? With new opportunities, however, there are also a number of questions and dilemmas that concern both legal and ethical considerations.

We hope you will join us in exploring this interesting and very relevant subject as we welcome both international and national speakers from all areas of digital healthcare.

Day 2
The program on day two will be looking into public-private innovation in technology and healthcare both from a theoretical perspective and from the view of small companies and clinicians. More cases will be shown as examples of how technology is already changing the way we treat patients. Finally we will be discussing the legal and ethical aspects of using technology in healthcare from a wide range of speakers joining at the end for a debate on the use of healthcare data.

My Own Health - How to create personalised experiences in treatment and care?

Good healthcare outcomes can only happen when patients play an active role in the entire process from decision making to treatment and care to rehabilitation and lifestyle adaptation. The healthcare systems of today have had a tendency to view the patient as a passive receiver of healthcare, but the paradigm is shifting towards more patient-centered care – and new ideas such as personalized medicine and personalized technology are gaining ground. This session will take a look at some of the latest advances within the area of patient-centered medicine through sessions on personal devices for patient empowerment, personalized or precision medicine and the newer concept of personalized technology, where we realize that one size does not fit all when it comes to health technology and digital solutions.

How do we support a good life with dementia?

People with dementia get their diagnosis earlier in life. This creates new needs for support at home, and also new demands for technology and tailored care. But how do the public sector, and the private and voluntary sectors balance these needs, and the seemingly endless possibilities, with the ethical aspects of ensuring good quality of life and the rights of the people with dementia and their next of kin. This track shines a light on the mix between person centered methods, new technology and the questions and dilemmas that arise, when we want to help and support families with dementia.

Advancing e-mental health in Denmark – what needs to be done and how can we work collaboratively to ensure user-centered digital mental health and wellbeing?

Mental health is a major public health challenge, and mental disorders are the leading contributor to the burden of disease in European countries affecting more than 20 % of the population each year. The need for treatment is growing and the resources are limited - we need do something differently.

E-mental health provides new opportunities for preventing and providing treatment for mental health disorders. Digital technologies in mental healthcare are envisioned to offer easier, faster and more cost-effective access to mental healthcare. The scope for integrating digital technology into mental healthcare is vast: video conferencing, developing novel treatments using interactive software, mobile applications and sensor technologies. However, despite a rapidly expanding evidence base demonstrating the efficacy of e-mental health, its implementation in routine clinical practice and health care systems remains low

How can we succeed in advancing e-mental health? How do we integrate these new technologies into clinical practice traditionally defined by face to face contact? How do we engage users in co-developing digital mental health care services?

Leadership and change in Healthcare: What are the opportunities and the challenges that follow the increasing requirements in organisations' sustainability performance?

Leadership and change in healthcare

Denmark has a four-year trial for prescribing medical cannabis. How can we make the best of it?

Denmark has a four-year trial for doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to patients. Hence, the question should not be pro or con, but how can we make the best of it?
Looking worldwide, you can find science projects looking at effects and side-effect, and with the trial, we see still more science projects.

At the same time, doctors have now been able to prescribe medical cannabis for more than 6 months. What are their experiences? Are there already any learnings?

Further, what can we learn from the countries with years of experience in subscribing and using medical cannabis?

At this track the leading national and international scientists, doctors and will share results, knowhow and experiences.

WHINN PITCHFIRE

Do you want to see the innovative health tech solutions of tomorrow being pitched? And do you want to know more about how investors and venture capitalists operate? Or are you on the look-out for an investor and/or network? If so, join us at this year’s WHINN Pitchfire Finals.

Audience - what's in it for you?
As an attendee at this event you will experience a number of pitches from different start-ups and SMEs, as well as a keynote speaker.

Jury (expected)

  • Venture Capital foundations (such as Welfare Tech Invest and Syddansk Innovation)
  • Regional and international Business Angels
  • CONNECT Denmark members and invited investors
  • The Danish Growth Fund

Information for investors
If you are an investor and interested in the event in general or interested in a seat in the panel, please contact Investment Manager Michael Hansen: +45 23 414 007 or mhann@odense.dk

Are you a start-up ready to join the Pitchfire competition?
Are you an SME or start-up with the ambition of getting better at presenting your company and idea? Or are you on the look-out for an investor and/or network? If so, join us at this year’s competition “WHINN Pitchfire”. You can read more and sign up for the competition here.

WHINN MATCHMAKING

At the official WHINN Matchmaking you can book meetings with the other WHINN attendees and design your own meeting schedule with pre-arranged face-to-face meetings. 

The event is a platform offering opportunities to meet potential partners and investors for new business and for R&D projects. You can meet representatives of companies, regions, hospitals, universities and research institutions offering or requesting innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations.

Highlight of research and operational evidence from innovative healthcare solutions.

Are you interested in being a part of the WHINN Poster Session?

Read about Call for Abstracts here

Submission deadline is the 3rd of September 2018. 

For more information, contact Professor Uffe Kock Wiil from the University of Southern Denmark.

Delegation Visits

Explore the Danish healthcare system and get inspired.

During WHINN - Week of Health and INNovation it will be possible to combine participation in WHINN events with a delegation visit to relevant Danish hospitals and health authorities.

Healthcare DENMARK coordinates a programme tailored to your interests and needs. If you are interested in a delegation visit, please fill out this enquiry form and send it to Muqdad Al-Dakheil.

Due to the great interest in the delegation visits last year, we recommend you to sign up as soon as possible and no later than September 8, 2018



Pitch-session 1 – Training, feedback and key take-aways

Welcome and introduction + Session I



Pitch-session 2 – recording of pitches + feedback and key take-aways

Pitch-session 2 – recording of pitches + feedback and key take-aways



Bits & Beers

Bits & Beers is an atypical event connecting businesses, creatives, entrepreneurs, and policy makers in the relaxed lounge atmosphere, with the structure of a well organized business event. Talks are short, being held to a strict 10 minutes. The aim is that speakers get a chance to communicate their experiences and values, and the event creates facilities for network and interaction across the attendees.

Bits & Beers is held after work, where one can drop by for a drink and enjoy the atmosphere, including: DJs, interactive installations, performances, and other geeky/nerdy fun. In addition to the relaxed lounge area, we have a conference room with full presentation facilities where speakers from varied industries and walks of life join us to share their experiences and expertise on the theme of the event.



What are the visions for Digital HealthCare?

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Mette Bossen Linnet

Elected member of the Regional Council, Region of Southern Denmark, Chairman of the Digitization Committee and Member of the Social and Psychiatry Committee

Mette speaks in the session: 'What are the visions for Digital HealthCare?'

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How can Digital Health apply in real life settings?

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How can we use Artificial Intelligence in Radiology?

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Michel Nemery

In 2013 I established Denmarks first needs and user driven Innovation Unit within the clinical setting of my department – to make innovation a core clinical delivery, and to challenge my staff and organization routinely.

The Innovation Unit is a Public Private Innovation Partnership between Herlev and Gentofte Hospital and Siemen Healthineers – currently with a primary strategic focus on CT-screening and emergency imaging.

I am a dedicated innovator committed to thinking-outside-the box in my organization and for my profession. I did the first Innovation Leadership Challenge at Stanford/DTU in 2012, .

As an experienced leader I have been the chariman of the department of Radiology at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital since 2008. I am a neuroradiologist and I have co-chaired the Board of Radiology of the Capital Region of Denmark since 2010.

I am a passionate and experienced motivational speaker on healthcare innovation, digital transformation + artificial intelligence and leadership.

Michel speaks in the session: 'How can we use Artificial Intelligence in Radiology?'

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Ole Graumann

Ole Graumann, Associate Professor, MD, PhD
Chief consultant, Radiology Department, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Head of section & Radiological Innovation Unit, Odense University Hospital, Denmark 
Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
Associate Professor, Aarhus University

Early detection and fast minimal invasive treatment has become his main practical and scientifically work. It´s his personally mission to enlighten the world to minimal invasive ablation – and he has educated doctors world-wide in Cryo ablation since 2016. 

August 2018, he founded Radiological Innovation Unit at Odense University hospital. His colleague Jarl Christensen´s knowledge and network has become a cornerstone in his work - PPI AGREEMENT is a game chancer in the medical world and the absolute best solution for the patient. 

Main areas of interest are:

  • Diagnostic Radiology 
  • Minimal invasive cancer treatment
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Ole speaks in the session: 'How can we use Artificial Intelligence in Radiology?'

 

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What are the possibilities of the future with Digital Healthcare?

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Uffe Kock Wiil

Professional Experience: 

  • 25+ years of research and development experience focusing on information & knowledge management (visual data analytics), computer-supported cooperative work, software technologies, and distributed systems
  • 15+ years of research management experience from positions as dean, institute director, center director, and project manager

Primary areas of interest:

  • Health informatics: clinical decision support systems; patient empowerment; eHealth; mHealth
  • Security informatics: collection, analysis, and visualization of crime-related data; social network analysis and mining


Specialities: Research, development, consulting, and management

Uffe speaks in the session: 'What are the possibilities of the future with Digital Healthcare?'

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How do we keep people out of the hospital?

And what benefits does it bring? …



Nina Andersen

Head of Acute Team Odense.

Nina speaks in the session: 'How do we keep people out of the hospital'

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Stine Falk

Co-Creator of the future health care system.

Stine speaks in the session: 'How do we keep people out of the hospital?'

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Patient involvement – What to expect and how to do it?

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Trine Kiil Naldal

Trine speaks in the session: 'Patient involvement – What to expect and how to do it?'

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What meaningful results can cross European collaboration deliver?

A Look to the Future, The need for collaboration across Europe.

Coalition of the Willing; Examples of collaboration delivering result - CORAL. 



How can you ensure successful outcomes from cross-border collaboration?

Coalition of the Willing; Examples of collaboration delivering result - RSCN 



Automating processes – Is it time to stop delaying and start reaping the benefits?

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How to prepare staff and patients for new realities? (Workshop)

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How can space facilitate optimal performance, accurate diagnostics, high quality treatment as well as the experience of the patient?

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Staff burnout – How do we create sustainable working environments for hospital staff?

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How can social factors and personal motivation factors be used to improve citizen health?

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Actively involving volunteers and patient relatives in healthcare – what can Denmark and Germany learn from each other?

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Population Health Management – what are the best practice examples from Europe and the US?

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“How are you today?”

The technologies to monitor your own health today are many, and even more is to come. The session gives insights to what self-monitoring brings off opportunities, but also focus on the challenges an increased focus on health might bring. Can we count on self-management to promote early prevention and avoid hospital admissions?



Carsten Obel

Carsten Obel, Professor of Mental Health in the Department of General Medicine, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, and Director Center for Health Cooperation, Aarhus University; has many years of experience in mental health research. Carsten has contributed to planning and conducting a number of Danish cohort studies, including studies conducted under the Danish birth cohort, where he is also in the steering committee.

Carsten has been part of the research group that established the Nordic Children's Database, with more than 7 million. children born in Sweden, Finland and Denmark since 1990. In 2006, Carsten Obel began working on organizing primary health care in Danish municipalities and initiated the web platform skolesundhed.dk, which is an interactive epidemiological platform that shares data between municipalities and the research community.

Carsten speaks in the sessions:

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Claus Nielsen

I have always been passionate how current and future technologies can transform the lives for people, especially for people living with chronic conditions, functional disabilities or due to aging. I'm currently working om some ground breaking projects with potential to make a change for many people. I proudly serve as the Vice chair for Personal Connected Health Alliance Europe.

Claus is a cancer and diabetes patient and will share his story. 

Claus speaks in the session 'How are you today?' and will be the WHINN TALKS! moderator Thursday 11th October. 

 

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What does Social Inclusion Mean for Early Prevention?

Humans are social beings. And social inclusion has proven a key determinant for our mental health and wellbeing, and therefore a key determinant for our health in general. What does it mean exactly for prevention efforts? How can we use this knowledge to identify people at risk and prevent avoidable health challenges? In a context where social interactions are increasingly happening online, can we harness the power of social media in a positive way to reach out to more citizens and extend the reach of prevention opportunities? This session will question what social inclusion means in the context of a hyper-connected society and explore both the need of and opportunities for new prevention approaches.



Soren Schultz Hansen

For more than 10 years I have has been gathering extensive empirical data about digital natives, digital transformation, digital management, work force and career in a digital age. 

These studies have been documented in several books and articles, indcluding "Digitaliseringens paradokser" (Paradoxes of Digitalization), "Digitale indfødte på job” (Digital Natives going to Work) and ”Årgang 2012” (Class of 2012).

Soren speaks in the session: 'What does Social Inclusion Mean for Early Prevention?'

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What makes the new generation so significant?

It is the dawn of a new era in healthcare. As global demographic shifts drive the course of healthcare worldwide, the medical industry is working collectively to respond to new demands. These global trends spell change, but also present opportunities for an industry to push the boundaries of what is possible through innovation that will impact lives worldwide. This session will take you on a ride to a smarter future.



What makes the new generation so significant?

The new generation's most unique characteristic may be their relationship with technology. They’ve also been described as highly generationally interdependent and they have strong opinions on how the healthcare system must be in the future. As patients, they tend to be more participatory in their health and well-being. Consequently, they demand to be well-informed, involved and closely consulted about the care they receive.

Knowing our future consumers, what should our approach be and how can we empower them?



How do we design sustainable healthcare for a new generation?

This session will be a Design Thinking Workshop

We will address how hospitals in the Southern Region work with the patient in focus. Insights will be transformed into concrete recommendations and new solutions.

 

 



Kjeld Møller Petersen

Kjeld Moeller Pedersen, Professor, Health Economics and Health Policy, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Kjeld speaks in the session: 'How do we design sustainable healthcare for a new generation?'

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Implementation Science – changing the world one barrier at a time?

  • Opening session; 'Implementation Science / Current Challenges / The Big Picture' (tbc)

  • Why do we need ImpleMentAll?

  • When is something implemented?



Claus Duedal Pedersen

10 years experience of operating and coordination of large scale national and international eHealth project.

Specialties: Over 10 years of experience in the communication technologies have giving me a good foundation as project manager. During 1995-2000 I have worked extensively with quality development, user surveys and evaluations at the Development Section at the county of Funen. Since March 2000 I have worked as a consultant at the Danish Centre for Health Telematics, as administrator of projects within eHealth technologies in both regional national and international perspectives.

Claus speaks at the track 'Implementing eHealth – is it really that difficult?'

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What is the Reality of eHealth Implementation ?

  • Doing implementation: good, bad and ugly experiences with implementation of eHealth and eMental Health

  • Where implementation really matters: from zero iCBT to sixty in Albania/Kosovo

  • The ItFits-toolkit: from knowledge to practice



Panel discussion: Getting it right – what’s next for eHealth implementation?

  • Opening statements from each panellist:
    • (1) International policy level
    • (2) Evidence in implementation
    • (3) Knowledge sharing for implementation
    • (4) Implementing across borders: iFightDepression



WHINN MATCHMAKING

At the official WHINN Matchmaking you can book meetings with the other WHINN attendees and design your own meeting schedule with pre-arranged face-to-face meetings. 

The event is a platform offering opportunities to meet potential partners and investors for new business and for R&D projects. You can meet representatives of companies, regions, hospitals, universities and research institutions offering or requesting innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations.



WHINN 2018 Poster Session

Are you interested in being a part of the WHINN Poster Session?

Read about Call for Abstracts here

The submission deadline is the 3rd of September 2018. 

For more information contact Professor Uffe Kock Wiil from the University of Southern Denmark.



What are the experiences with developing apps for the healthcare sector?

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Carsten Obel

Carsten Obel, Professor of Mental Health in the Department of General Medicine, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, and Director Center for Health Cooperation, Aarhus University; has many years of experience in mental health research. Carsten has contributed to planning and conducting a number of Danish cohort studies, including studies conducted under the Danish birth cohort, where he is also in the steering committee.

Carsten has been part of the research group that established the Nordic Children's Database, with more than 7 million. children born in Sweden, Finland and Denmark since 1990. In 2006, Carsten Obel began working on organizing primary health care in Danish municipalities and initiated the web platform skolesundhed.dk, which is an interactive epidemiological platform that shares data between municipalities and the research community.

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Showcase of solutions with a focus on Big Data and AI

A panel of experts open the subject from their point of view and experiences

  • Selected SMEs pitch their solutions with short on-line demos
  • The panel discusses the solutions and their possible application areas



What are the legal and economic aspects of digital healthcare?

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Kristian Kidholm

Head of research at CIMT - Center for Innovative Medical Technologies at Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark.

Assisting the clinical staff at Odense University Hospital in research and HTA, in particular research in telemedicine. 

WP-leader in European Telemedicine Projects: Renewing Health and United4Health.
WP-leader in FP7 research project on hospital based HTA: AdHopHTA, see http://www.adhophta.eu/
WP-leader in Danish research project on telemedicine and welfare technology: Patient@home.
WP-leader in United4Health - a EU financied telemedicine reserach project

Associate professor in Health Economics at University of Southern Denmark.

Currently working on HTA of: 
o Apps for patients
o Telemedicine rehabilitation for COPD patients

Specialties: HTA, mini-HTA, MAST - Model for Assessment of Telemedicine applications, health economics, estimation of willingness to pay.

Kristian speaks in the session: 'What are the legal and economic aspects of digital healthcare?'

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Martin von Haller Gronbaek

Martin von Haller Groenbaek is a Copenhagen-based lawyer specialised in IT-law, working with tech startups, and an expert on open source. He is recognised for his solid legal skills and as an innovative thought leader and strategist within the IT industry.

Martin is a partner in Bird & Bird, an international leading law firm in business sectors where technology plays a key role, and member of the firm’s Danish and international Tech and Comms Group.

He is one of Denmark’s leading IT lawyers with almost 20 years’ experience of advising Danish and international organisations, including large blue chip companies, on legal and commercial matters in connection with IT in a wide sense. He is considered a pioneer with respect to the legal aspects of Online Technology Solutions (eCommerce, Internet and web services), Cyber and IT security. He was a co-founder of the Danish E-commerce Association (FDIH).

Martin speaks in the session: 'What are the legal and economic aspects of digital healthcare?'

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Debate on data sharing and ethics

Panel debate on the use of data in the healthcare system and the legal and ethical perspectives. The panel debate will be opened with a brief introduction to the development of the Data-Donor App. The panel includes Martin Von Haller, partner at the law firm Bird & Bird, Ole Kjeldsen, Technology and Security Director at Microsoft and Poul Jaszczak, member of the Danish Ethical Council.

 



Christian Mercado

Experienced Head Of Unit with a demonstrated history of working with digitalization in the public sector, currently within digital innovation across sectors in the hospital & health care industry. Strong business development professional skilled in project and program management, agile methodologies, and IT strategy.

Christian is moderating session debate: 'Debate on data sharing and ethics'

 

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Iben Kromann

Iben has a Master’s degree in political science with a special focus on combining New Public Management with ICT innovation. She has been politically active with four years as member of the Regional Council. She also has experience as a consultant in the Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, where she has been working within Public and Private Innovation and as a project manager for a wide range of IT projects including Nordic PPI. She is currently Team Coordinator for the Team of Telemedicine.

Iben speaks in the session 'Debate on data sharing and ethics'

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Ole Kjeldsen

Ole os accountable for driving Microsoft’s relevance and leadership in technology
& security policy debates and articulating Microsoft‘s technology vision, strategy and capabilities to influence Government adoption of Microsoft services & devices. Engaging with policy makers, politicians and other decision makers in close alignment with Legal & Government Affairs.

Ole speaks in the session 'Debate on data sharing and ethics'

 

 

 

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Are we ready to let personal apps and devices influence the individual patient's treatment?

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National genome banks - why should citizens donate their DNA?

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No more talk - can I see some real examples of personalized medicine?

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Jens Winther Jensen

CEO and Medical Director, Central Region, Denmark

Jens speaks in the session: 'No more talk - can I see some real examples of personalized medicine?'

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Data Pushing – the road to personalized health?

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How can dementia friendly initiatives create supporting environments and communities?

What needs have persons with dementia and their families got, after the diagnosis, and in the early stages?

The session focus on life after a dementia diagnosis.

How to increase quality of life for persons with dementia living at home?

How can physical exercise, cognitive stimulation and group based interventions increase quality of life?

How does the trained staff develop skills and perspectives, that are tailored and knowledge based? 



Annette Johannesen

Consultant and specialist in dementia care.

Annette speaks in the session 'How to increase quality of life for persons with dementia living at home?'

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Kirsten Groth Willesen

Kirsten speaks in the session: 'How to increase quality of life for persons with dementia living at home?'

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How can hospitals develop dementia friendly environments?

Which barriers and challenges should we try to avoid, when persons with dementia meet the health sector?



Anders Møller Jensen

Anders Møller Jensen (AMJ) PhD student at OPEN, Clinical Institute, University of Southern Denmark and Development Consultant at VIA Aging and Demens Center for Research, VIA University College. AMJ is a graduate in Sport and Health (Cand.scient.) From the University of Southern Denmark (2003) and has since worked with the elderly, specifically the issues of dementia care.

First recruitment was as project manager at Reminiscence Center in Ringkjøbing County (Kulturremisen Brande) (2003) and was assigned to the CVU Mid-West Development and Research Department in Skive in connection with Reminiscen's Research Project (2005). Since the VIA University College merger (2008), AMJ has been employed as a development consultant for research and development, with dementia as a specialty.

Since 2010, AMJ has served as an external consultant in the field of reminiscence at the National Science Center for Dementia - Rigshospitalet. In the period 2012 - 2016, elected to the board of the Danish Gerontological Society. AMJ started as a PhD student September 2013 in a project for hospitalization of Alzheimer's patients.

Anders speaks in the session 'How can hospitals develop dementia friendly environments?'

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Mette Foldager

Project Manager at The University Hospital Odense.

Mette speaks in the session: 'How can hospitals develop dementia friendly environments?'

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How can creative use of media and new technologies support memories?

What can we expect from Media, technology and future trends?

What are the possibilities and which considerations must we have, when we develop and use visual stimulation?

Life before and after a psychiatric diagnosis

A real story about life before and after a borderline diagnosis.

Camilla Lykke and her father Frits Lykke will talk about what it is like to get diagnosed and what it feels like when your daughter is mentally ill. It is a journey full of challenges, strengths and love.

They will talk about their experiences with the treatment system and family life - then and today – how important it is to involve patients and relatives in the planning of the care pathway. How they have almost recovered - together and separately and today are stronger than before.



Camilla & Frits Lykke

Camilla Lykke and Frits Lykke are ambassadors for the ONE OF US organization in Denmark. They volunteer in the organization and give speeches on how it is to have a mental illness and what is like to be a peer. ONE OF US’ purpose is to reduce the stigma related to mental illness in Denmark. Their vision is a society where there is no more discrimination and exclusion of people who have or have had a mental illness. “No more silence, doubt and taboo about mental illness” summarizes their determination.

Camilla and Frits speaks in the session: 'Life before and after a psychiatric diagnosis'

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What is the digital future for mental health and care services in Denmark and the EU

E-mental health is steadily taking root in Denmark and in the EU. Gazing into the crystal ball what will the future hold for e-mental health?

What policies and actions need to be taken to support implementation of new technologies in mental health care services in Denmark?

What are the barriers and enablers in advancing e-mental health in Europe?



What can be learned from promising and emerging e-mental health practices in Denmark

A handful of e-mental health technologies are gaining ground in Denmark and some technologies are still emerging. The user perspective is key both in the design and implementation process. In this session we learn about and discuss why and how these digital services can be used in routine mental health care.

The digital services and user-involvement perspectives presented are:

  • Video consultation in outpatient routine care
  • VR - Virtual Reality in mental health care
  • Internet-based cognitive therapy for anxiety and depression
  • End user involvement in the design of e-mental health technologies



What is the new black in private-public cooperation?

The Nordic supplier survey follows up on last year’s study, where leading hospitals in the region revealed their challenges and priorities in environmental and sustainability work. This session will focus on how the mainly state-funded sector of healthcare inter-plays with private companies.

However, in Denmark each sector is traditionally based on its own role in a patient course. Today, the trend is that healthcare should take care of patients across sector transitions. In Southern Denmark we work with private companies to develop and implement solutions that meet this need, for example Co-lab Denmark.



Morten Hoff

Head of Consultant / Program Manager at Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark.

Morten speaks at the session: 'What is the new black in private-public cooperation?'

 

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If we need to move from a performance driven strategy to a value based strategy – what changes do we need to make?

Panel Discussion



What's on the modern sustainability agenda & Value based healthcare – the new mantra?

When it comes to the modern sustainability agenda within the healthcare sector, the Nordics are among the leading regions. However, in other parts of the world there are organizations willing to work for better sustainability. Join a trip where leading decision-makers and experts from the Nordics and the UK discuss how they improved the sustainability performance of their organizations.

More value for the patient: policy makers are looking for new ways to manage the economy and quality in health care. Value-based management is one of the new mantras - a form of management that puts the patient's needs into focus.



Jakob Kjellberg

Jakob Kjellberg has 15 years of experience in evaluating health care. The focus of the evaluations is based on evaluations of the cost effectiveness of medicines, eg when assessing grant status in the primary sector, or whether new expensive drugs should be part of standard treatment, for analysis of settlement systems consequences for indications and waiting list development.

Jakob speaks in the session: 'What's on the modern sustainability agenda & Value based healthcare – the new mantra?'

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What can we learn from Scotland & Why is it important, knowing our values, when we want new changes in our organizations?

This session will assess the impact of the integration of health and social care on service delivery and considers the next steps for overcoming challenges arising from the integration process. 

The Scottish Government’s Health and Social Care Delivery Plan is supported by £128 million in 2017/18, which outlines steps that will be taken in order to improve the system, particularly in relation to patient experience and population health – and coincides with the development of new National Health and Social Care Standards.

Why is it important to know our values when we want new change in our organisations?

It is both time-consuming and complex to implement new changes. Often we can end up re-inventing the wheel and looking in the same direction. What if we navigated by values and invited users to help us redesign new organizational changes? This session will present several case studies, for example Rigshospitalets Heart Centre, the Heart Centre's work with value based leadership and the Capital Region, Bornholm Hospital and the new value based paradigm.



Medical Cannabis: What are we talking about?

Scientist session: What do we already know? And what do we need to know?



Scientist session: What do we already know? And what do we need to know?

Continued from session 1



How to make the best of it?

Answers and experiences from doctors and health professionals



How to make the best of it?

Answers and experiences from doctors and health professionals (continued)



Early stage and student start-ups

LIVE: Pitch-session 1: Early stage and student start-ups



Mature start-ups and healthcare companies

LIVE: Pitch-session 2: Mature start-ups and healthcare companies

 



Welcome and Introduction

Welcome to the WHINN Pitchfire and keynote speaker TBD



Karsten Uno Petersen

Elected member of the Regional Council, Region of Southern Denmark, Chair of the Construction and Innovation Committee and Member of the EU Committee of the Regions.

Karsten speaks at 'WHINN Pitchfire Finals'

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Awarding the Winner

Awarding the Winner



WHINN MATCHMAKING

At the official WHINN Matchmaking you can book meetings with the other WHINN attendees and design your own meeting schedule with pre-arranged face-to-face meetings. 

The event is a platform offering opportunities to meet potential partners and investors for new business and for R&D projects. You can meet representatives of companies, regions, hospitals, universities and research institutions offering or requesting innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations.



WHINN 2018 Poster Session

Are you interested in being a part of the WHINN Poster Session?

Read about Call for Abstracts here

Submission deadline is the 3rd of September 2018. 

For more information, contact Professor Uffe Kock Wiil from the University of Southern Denmark.



Lunch and Networking

Meet the other contestants and the jury before we begin.



Registration & WHINN EXPO Opens + Coffee

We look forward to welcoming you to WHINN 2018!



WHINN TALKS! - Opening Keynote

Keynote Presentation - Description will follow

 

 



Peter Rahbaek Juel

Peter Rahbaek is the Mayor of the City of Odense. 

Peter Rahbaek is the keynote speaker at WHINN TALKS! in the opening keynote.

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Stephanie Lose

Stephanie Lose, President of the Regional Council of the Region of Southern Denmark and President of the Committee for Health Innovation and Commercial Cooperation, Danish Regions

Stephanie Lose is the keynote speaker at WHINN TALKS! in the opening keynote.

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Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.  



WHINN TALKS!

Keynote Presentation - Description will follow



Dr. Sean McClure

Dr. McClure has worked for a number of companies throughout Silicon Valley. His work spans hands-on contribution to enterprise-scale AI platforms to Directing entire data science teams. After his Ph.D. Sean started his own consulting practice by founding Newline Analytics, bringing advanced analysis and data strategy to organizations.

After Newline, Sean joined ThoughtWorks as senior Data Scientist where he helped build AI-based products for some of the largest organizations in the US and abroad. Sean moved into the Director role with both Space-Time Insight and Doximity, leading teams of data analysts, data scientists and data engineers. Sean has built leading AI products for a variety of industries including retail, healthcare and Oil & Gas.

Sean speaks at:

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WHINN TALKS!

Keynote speech from Sara Naseri. Description will follow



Sara Naseri

With sure voice and professionalism, Sara draws the future in technology development with a strong focus on the healthcare sector.

Before Sarah reached 25, she reached more than what most people do before they reach 50! Just 16 years old, she invented a unique nanochemical molecule, and has since taken several patents and lived on three continents.

In 2013, she was named female entrepreneur of the year, and now she is studying medicine while building two technology companies in the United States. Sara is a sublime speaker who, besides being a good old-fashioned nerd, loves to sing and dance.

Sara speaks in the tracks:

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Opening Reception

WHINN OPENING RECEPTION

Join us for an amazing networking opportunity. Meet the exhibitors, sponsors, organizors and attendees from other activities during WHINN. 

Everyone is invited to this great Opening Reception on the first official night of WHINN - Week of Health and INNovation and the chance to connect and network with like-minded people. 



WHINN DINNER

BE A PART OF WHINN DINNER

WHINN DINNER is a networking dinner for all attendee during WHINN. 

This years WHINN DINNER will focus on networking and we have adjusted the koncept for you to get even more valuable ouroutcome from this event. 

At the WHINN DINNER we will give you a great networking opportunity to meet up with attendees.  

We will serve an exclusive dinner, and we will treat your mind and soul with surprising entertainment. After the dinner we will open the networking lounges with cash bars. 

This year the event is taking place in DOK5000. DOK5000 is housed at Odense Harbor in the rustic, charming warehus originally built in 1929. The premises have a raw and modern appearance, but precisely because the authentic spirit of 1929 is preserved, bubbles the place of life, atmosphere and charm!

Programme to be announced. 

Shuttle busses will be provided from the Congress Center.

 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.



Coffee and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited tokens.  



Coffee and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. 



Coffee and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. 



Registration & WHINN EXHIBITION Opens + Coffee

We look forward to welcoming you to WHINN 2018!



WHINN TALKS!

Keynote presentation - Description will follow



Dr. Richard Milani

Dr. Milani currently serves as the Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Vice-Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Ochsner Health System and Professor of Medicine, at Ochsner Clinical School – The University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.  His background and research focuses on population health with a special interest in chronic disease and medical informatics.

He serves as the Medical Director of Innovation Ochsner (iO), a health innovation accelerator that is a subsidiary of the Ochsner Health System. After receiving his Internal Medicine training at the University of Florida, Dr. Milani completed fellowships in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Florida, Preventive Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard University (Massachusetts General Hospital), and Cardiovascular Diseases at Ochsner Clinic Foundation.

He has authored over 500 medical publications and serves as a frequent lecturer for healthcare systems and Fortune 500 companies.  Additionally, he is a reviewer for several medical journals, and is author of the book: Death and Dollars: Solving the Epidemic of Chronic Disease.

Dr. Milani speaks at:

 

 

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WHINN TALKS!

Keynote Presentation - Description will follow



WHINN TALKS! Closing Plenary

Meet the Ethical Hacker - how do we prevent cyber attacks when using health IT. 



Ralph Echemendia - 'The Ethical Hacker'

Ralph Echemendia is a world-renowned cyber security expert, known internationally by his alter ego “The Ethical Hacker.” For over 20 years, Ralph has delivered training on hacking and other security information to corporations including the US Marine Corps, NASA, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, AMEX, Intel, Boeing, Symantec, and IBM.

His portfolio of work and reputation as a leading professional across several industries has landed him the credibility to make appearances on CNN, Fox News, USA Today, and Forbes, to name a few. Ralph took his talents to Hollywood, California and has worked with award-winning Director Oliver Stone as a technical supervisor on films such as “Savages” and “Snowden” as well as as other projects such as the film “Nerve” and award-winning TV series Mr. Robot.

He has now joined forces with some of the music industry and Hollywood’s most influential names and is working on cutting edge technology for consumer cyber security. Ralph has also been a featured speaker/panelist/keynote at events such as DigitalK in Bulgaria, WoHiT in Barcelona, The Customer Contact Expo in London, Georgetown Law University Cyber Event, WHiNN in Denmark, Raytheon’s Public Sector Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, DC, Austin’s South by Southwest ® (SXSW ®), the LA Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, Pioneers Festival 17 in Vienna and Web Summit to name a few.

His jaw dropping “Hacking Hollywood” appearance has been presented at Creative Artists Agency, the Digital Entertainment World Expo, the Content Protection & Piracy Summit, as well as the Anti-Piracy and Content Protection Summit.

Ralph will be a keynote speaker at WHINN TALKS!

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Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls. 



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.  



Coffee, Guided Tours and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. Attend the Guided Tour by getting one of the limited balls.



Coffee and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION. 



Coffee and Networking

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other delegates attending WHINN in the WHINN EXHIBITION.