Keynote speakers at WHINN in alphabetical order
Alexandros Giannakis speaks at
Alexandros Giannakis is with Accenture in the health sector since 2016. He is EALA Lead for Connected Health, within Accenture Digital.
Mr. Giannakis has 14 years work experience creating new digital health products together with leading medical institutes, R&D centers, start-ups and blue chip companies.
His focus is the creation of holistic solutions aggregating medical devices with digital platforms enabling preventive and ambulatory care applications that reduce costs, improve medical services’ quality and increase patient quality of life.
Mr. Giannakis led teams of more than 40 people and has experience in all project phases from product concept, market validation, strategy, business planning, capital raising, industrialization, marketing and sales.
Mr. Giannakis holds a Master in Technology Management „Innovation Management” (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and an MSc in Applied Informatics „Knowledge Management“ (Athens University of Economics and Business). He is guest lecturer at the EPFL and BI Norwegian Business School for digital health and entrepreneurship
Alf Rehn speaks at
Alf Rehn is an accomplished academic and an internationally ranked thought-leader in innovation and creativity, who is active all over the globe as a keynote speaker and a strategic advisor. He is known for challenging and provoking audiences, and talks of things such as innovation ambition, seeing taboo futures, and why competence can be a competitive disadvantage. He is a devoted fan of coffee and trashy popular culture, and can be found at www.alfrehn.com.
Anne Mette Bang speaks at:
Anne Mette is the founder of Adding Edge ApS is an advisory group focusing on partner sourcing, trade-relations and public-private collaboration potentials primarily within the space of health technology.
The company is currently supporting a number of Danish public organisations and international companies.
Anne.Mette is managing director and owner of Gloria Mundi Care ApS. The company sells assistive devices from countries all over the world and with a special focus on mobility and welfare technology.
Gloria Mundi Care has web shops in Denmark (www.gmcare.dk ) and Sweden (www.gmcare.se ) and the buyers are private customers and public authorities.
Arne Gaarn speaks at:
Arne Gaarn is a Specialist Consultant at the Department of Cross Sectoral Collaboration in the Region of Southern Denmark. He is working with project development and implementation within health promotion and disease prevention, regional health surveys, and general health care planning.
In this work, he strives to strengthen the knowledge base for health initiatives in the municipalities in the region. In the workshop, he will present a digital patient education program combining e-learning and webinars for patients with type-2 diabetes, and he will facilitate a discussion about future possibilities for digitalization of municipal health initiatives.
Bjørn Wennerwald is speaking in
Bjørn Wennerwald is a Healthcare Innovator at Wavecare ApS. Bjorn has worked with healthcare innovation for more than a decade with the purpose reduce hospital stress for patients and staff using the three elements light, audio and imagery combined into one application.
Improved medicine uptake for contrast agent, safer deliveries and preventing force inside psychiatric wards are some of the subjects to be mentioned in this keynote under the subject, “Ambient Applications".
Bogi speaks at
Bogi Eliasen is a knowledge-broker bringing the expertise of all kinds of disciplines together. He is an expert on international politics and law and has as project director developed the first nationwide genome sequencing project in the world, FarGen
Carsten Obel speaks at
Carsten Obel er professor ved Institut for Folkesundhed, tuner ind på den seneste forskning og fokuserer på, hvilke områder vi skal give særlig opmærksomhed nu - og i den nære fremtid.
Dr. Charles Alessi speaks at
Dr. Charles Alessi is Senior Advisor to Public Health England (PHE).
He is lead for Dementia in England and also Director of Antibiotic Prescribing for PHE as part of the AMR national initiative.
He has extensive experience of the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of senior positions in both primary and secondary care as well as Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Health Authorities and is the outgoing Chairman of the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC), part of the NHS confederation.
Dr. Alessi has extensive experience of working at senior levels both in England and internationally, in Europe and the Americas and has been active in advising both governments and international organizations. He also has experience of military medicine having recently fulfilled the role of Director of Medicine and Clinical Governance for the British Armed Forces in Germany.
He has various academic positions including Visiting Professor in Psychology and Language Services at the University of London and Visiting Scholar at the MBA course in Health Innovation at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Adjunct Research Professor in Clinical neurosciences at the Schulich School of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is a founding member of the International Care Delivery Alliance, an international non-profit organisation consisting of member organisations who share a common philosophy of care delivery based on coordination of care within and across health care settings, including social settings where appropriate, and with an understanding of the importance of a personalised and population health perspective.
Christina Roosen is a self imployed consultant working in the eHealth sector. Christina is the former Vice President for Public Affairs for HIMSS Europe where she engaged in many networks around the world especially promoting European eHealth communities.
Claus Rehfeld is speaking at:
After graduating as a Msc. Economics in 1998 Claus founded Rehfeld Partners A/S, a company that since the beginning has been dealing with the use of data as the basis of information solutions for companies with multiple data sources and relatively high managerial complexity.
Over the subsequent 18 years, Rehfeld Partners developed into the largest Business Intelligence company in Denmark with more than 80 employees and with offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Rehfeld Partners has since its beginning in 1998 built Business Intelligence solutions with specific focus on the health sector, and has been an active part of the development around decision support and Big Data that has elapsed up through the 2000s.
Rehfeld Partners was in July 2015 sold to IMS Health - a publicly traded American company, with specific focus on the pharmaceutical industry - where Claus Rehfeld continued as director until September 2016
Overall, his responsibility in Rehfeld Partners has been sales and business development where he worked as director and in this context has been responsible for developing services and products to customers based on insights in the healthcare environment.
Since October 2016 Claus has functioned as a consultant in the area around data, healthcare, management and information both for the healthcare sector, academia, the pharmaceutical industry and the eHealth environment which has led to the creation of Health Innovation Institute in March 2017 and a role as constituted business development manager in FIERS – a foundation for industrial development and innovation in Region Zealand.
As an addendum to the consultant work, Claus has enrolled as a PhD Student at Denmarks Technical University, with the ambition to create “A Model of Big Data Utilisation in the Danish Healthcare System” beginning July 2017.
All in all Claus can be considered an expert in the areas of data, management, innovation and politics in the health environment.
Danielle is also a WHINN AMBASSADOR
Danielle has a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is a registered nurse with experience ranging from hospital setting of transplants and trauma to case manager in the corporate environment. Danielle is a contributor to the Philips, Microsoft Intel in Health Nurse Blog, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the European Union of HIMSS and LinkedIn published author.
Danielle is very active on social media and is one of the Top Health Information Technology 100 (HIT100). Danielle is a regular contributor on various Tweet chats. Danielle is on the steering committee for HIMSS African-American special interest group. Danielle has been social media ambassador for ehealthtallinn in Estonia, HIMSS Europe eHealthWeek 2017 in Malta. HIMSS 2017, and HIMSS Europe WoHIT 2016 in Barcelona.
Danielle is a co-chair for the social media committee for American Nursing Informatics Association and presented the first American Nurses Credentialing Center accredited Social Media workshop for advanced practice nurses in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017. She is the owner and publisher of innonurse.info a forward thinking Health IT curation website.
Dimitri Liveri speaks at
Dimitra Liveri is an expert in Network and Information Security Dimitra Liveri joined ENISA in 2013 as NIS Expert, focusing on cloud computing supporting critical information infrastructures.
In 2015 she launched the area of eHealth security and since then she has been in charge of the eHealth security and resilience work under the Secure Infrastructures and Services unit. On the policy part she deals with the wider topic of cyber security strategies and how MS can enhance security in their critical sectors.
She holds a BSc and a MSc in Computer Science, specialised in Information Security, from the Athens University of Economics and Business.
Eva Secher Mathiasen speaks at:
Eva Secher Mathiasen, formand for Dansk Psykologforening interviewes på scenen af Regitze Siggaard, og vil give sit bud på, vordan vi skaber et samfund hvor alle trives og har det godt.
Eva Secher Mathiasen vil med sin skarpe tilgang komme omkring de værdier, hun mener et velfærdssamfund som vores skal vægte og værne om fremover.
George Crooks speaks at
Professor George Crooks is currently the Chief Executive of the Digital Health and Care Institute, Scotland’s national innovation centre for digital health and care. He leads an organisation that is tasked with delivering innovation in digital health and care that will help Scotland’s people to live longer, healthier lives and create new jobs for the economy. DHI provides opportunities for Scotland’s public sector, academia, charities and industry to co-design digital solutions to some of the country’s biggest health and care challenges.
He was previously the Medical Director for NHS 24 and Director of the Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare. George was a General Medical Practitioner for 23 years in Aberdeen latterly combining that role as Director of Primary Care for Grampian. George is on the Board of the European Connected Health Alliance. He is currently a Board member and past president of the European Health Telematics Association, andis on the Board of the European Foundation for Critical Care. He leads the Integrated Care Action Group on behalf of the European Commission within the European Partnership for Active and Healthy Ageing. He is Chair of the Scottish Digital Health and Care Innovation Programme Board, focussing on the adoption and delivery, at scale, of technology enabled care services across Scotland. He is also an adjunct Professor of Telehealth at the University of Southern Denmark.
He was awarded an OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List 2011 for services to healthcare.
Habib Frost is an Entrepreneur, Inventor, Researcher and Physician. He is the founder & CEO of Neurescue. Neurescue is developing a computer-controlled catheter for the greatly improved treatment of cardiac arrest, the leading cause of death in the world, and the treatment of critical haemorrhage, both currently largely unmet needs with a survival at only 1 out of 10.
Habib was elected Forbes 30 under 30 in Technology. Eternally curious, he graduated as the youngest Medical Doctor in Denmark at the age of 23. He is certified as a Trauma Team Leader (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons, and is formally trained in the Management of Medical Device Development.
In 2015 Habib won Denmark's Best Idea (Danske Ideer) at Singularity University in Denmark, and attended their 10-week Flagship Program at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley.
Hal Wolf speaks at:
Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS consists of HIMSS North America, HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; HIMSS Media, the diversified media and publishing division; PCHAlliance, the Personal Connected Health Alliance; and Health 2.0 the Digital Health Conference—all focused on better health through information technology.
With nearly 35 years of experience, Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive with areas of expertise in mhealth, product development, integrated care models, marketing, distribution, information technology and innovation implementation. He has helped health systems and providers across the world with end-to-end operations, commissioning, data and architectural design.
Before Joining HIMSS, Wolf served at The Chartis Group as Director; Practice Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy. As the key architect in the development of content, research and user interface for video on demand and broadband, Mr. Wolf is a pioneer in consumer engagement. He has contributed his unique approach and insights to the birth of the digital health era, combining the traditional enterprise strategy with an end-to-end organizational view while keeping the patient as the central focus.
Mr. Wolf also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. There he was responsible for the development and implementation of critical care delivery strategies, data management and governance, population care management environments and the implementation of unique innovations and large scale programs that impacted end-to-end operations. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Wolf worked as Vice President E-Business, Chief Information Officer for the Corporate Systems and Wholesale divisions of Qwest Communications/USWest. Previous endeavors include working internationally in the deployment of interactive television services in operations, content and business development; senior business management positions with Time Warner and MTV Networks; and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and ADVI, LLC.
Mr. Wolf is a former Vice-Chair of HIMSS Enterprise Board, a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. He is a visiting professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of South Denmark, the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark and Windsor University Odette School of Business, Canada. He also served as a board advisor for the Patient@Home European Union initiative that develops new products for home care while supporting the end-to-end acute care continuum.
Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University.
Hans Joern Kolmos is moderating and ahs the opening remarks at
Hans Jørn Kolmos, professor, Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, Odense University Hospital
Hans Jørn has worked as a specialist in clinical microbiology for more than 30 years and is among the most sought-after specialists in Europe. Since the year 2000 he has worked as a professor of clinical microbiology at the University of Southern Denmark and a chief physician at Odense University Hospital where he is in charge of the hospital's infection control and prevention efforts in both clinical practice and research. Hans Jørn is involved in a number of innovation projects testing the methods and technologies in the field of infection control.
Henrik Rindel Gudbergsen speaks at:
Henrik Rindel Gudbergsen is has executive healthcare professional experienced in creating and managing organisational, R&D and business strategies within the areas of medical science, device technology, eHealth, digital transformation, and value-based healthcare
Indre PhD. in cognitive neuroscience, M.M. in voice performance, Professor at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the University of San Francisco. Co-host of Inquiring Minds and Cadence podcasts.
Dr. Jan Larssen is co-hosting the conference
Dr. Jan Larsen received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 1989 and 1994. Dr. Larsen is Professor of Computer Science and Complexity (as of January 1st 2016) at Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, DTU. Jan Larsen has authored and co-authored more than 150 papers and book chapters within the areas of machine learning, signal processing, and cognitive systems with application to audio, multimedia, sensor data, monitoring, biomedical, data/web-mining, and pattern recognition.
Jarl Christensen speaks at:
Jarl is the CEO and founder of Conceptmaking, a disruptive consultancy working with organizational innovation and concept design. He has a master’s degree in business innovation and concept making and before that a background as marine engineer.
Jarls talk at New Nordic Welfare is going to introduce the audience to a public private innovation project that managed to motivate users of public buildings to take responsibility for their own and others’ health and well-being. The use of IoT and nudging was the central part of the solution, that is addressing the spread of infections from critical surfaces and thereby, in new digital ways, trying to minimize absenteeism and sick-leave.
Jens Christoffersen is speaking in
Jens Christoffersen (PhD) joined the VELUX Group in 2010, as part of Stakeholder Communications and Sustainability and member of the knowledge center in the area of daylight, energy and indoor climate. In that capacity, he works to improve our understanding of the role of daylight as a contributor to well-being, as well as various industry and standards committees related to daylighting. Before joining VELUX, Jens worked at the Danish Building Research Institute for almost 20 years.
Jens Ole Pedersen speaks at:
Jens Ole Pedersen is CEO in Philips Health Systems Denmark and chairman for Welfare Tech - Innovation Network for Health and Welfare Technology as well as the Cluster Welfare Tech.
With a degree as a veterinarian from the University of Copenhagen, an MBA from CBS and a business Ph.D. from the Academy of Technical Sciences, Jens Ole Pedersen has spent his entire career in the intersection between research and marketing.
The combination of science and commercial insight and experience fits well with his current position meeting the challenges in healthcare and technology.
Jesper Roy is speaking in
Jesper Roy, Founder of Takeawalk 360 has been a Tech entrepreneur for the last 8 years. Today he works with VR and 3D and uses his knowledge from both areas to improve the lives of elderly citizens at nursing homes!
Jesper is participating in the development of several health solutions and always contributing with high energy and straightforward considerations about the technological impact on our future lives!
Joergen Bjelskou speaks at
Joergen Bjelskou is Chief Operating Officer in the Region of Southern Denmark and is a member of the Executive Board, which represents the region's administrative top management.
Joergen has the overall administrative responsibility for Regional Development and for the Growth and Development Strategy in the region.
Johnny Killerup speaks at:
Johnny is an Engaging Leader ~ Economic Development Focused ~ Innovative Project Manager ~ Domestic & Global Experience ~ Multi-Industry Experience ~ Former Danish senator and city counselor ~ Practical Insight to Direct Investments, Startup Operations.
Johnny is the CEO of Converzion.
Jonas speaks at
Jonas research director within IDC Health Insights in EMEA. He am responsible for analyzing key trends related to IT strategies and spending in European healthcare organizations. He advises healthcare organizations and ICT vendors on planning and implementing effective digital health transformation initiatives to drive integrated and personalized care innovation.
He speak at global industry events about health-IT, how to plan, execute, implement and manage digital transformation within a operating hospital, from a hospital construction project or from a vendor perspective.
João Bocas speaks at:
João is also a WHINN AMBASSADOR
João is a Wearables Expert, Top 100 Global Digital Health Influencer & Keynote Speaker.
His passion lies in helping others, sharing experiences, transferring knowledge, working collaboratively and passing on the latest innovation trends from the digital health world.
As a thought leader in wearables, IoT, digital health and healthcare innovation, João explores the intersection of technology in modelling business models and shaping consumer behaviour . Also he analyses the impact of disruptive innovations and shares future trends in the marketplace.
He possesses more than 20 years of hands-on experience in Professional Sport and Corporate environments working with senior management, Boards and executive teams. He has worked across Healthcare, Financial Services, Media, Sporting, Third and Public Sector organisations.
Karen Andersen-Ranberg speaks at:
Karen Andersen-Ranberg is an MD and Professor in Geriatrics at Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark. Her research field covers old age epidemiology, geriatrics, and telemedicine. The latter is sparked by the emerging challenges in healthcare delivery following the ageing societies, - a situation that will only grow over the coming years.
Her telemedicine projects focus on avoiding acute hospitalization of frail older adults building upon the primary community healthcare service and its close collaboration with primary care physicians. Together with her research team she has developed a portable eHealth toolbox (GERI-briefcase) for timely identification of emerging disease and to support in-home treatment and surveillance as an alternative to acute hospitalization. Related to this her team is also investigating whether/how Big Data can be used to identify older adults at risk of acute hospitalization.
Since 2002 she has been working on the Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and was for many years charged with leading the Danish contribution. Since 2011 she has held the role of Health Area Coordinator for the entire SHARE project. She is also affiliated with the Max-Planck Odense Center (MaxO) at the University of Southern Denmark through her role in SHARE.
From 2004 to 2012 she was a board member at the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS). Currently Karen Andersen-Ranberg is part of the teaching staff at the European Academy for Medicine in Ageing, which is a highly specialized course for academics with an interest in geriatrics and gerontology.
Karin Lind-Mörnesten speaks at
Karin is CEO of Swedish Care International AB as well as an
Executive Board member of SCI Innovation AB and Geras Solutions AB and the President of the Board of Konsultéra AB and iG Development OY.
Swedish Care International (SCI) is an international training and education provider present throughout Europe and Asia. SCI aims to spread knowledge, education and training within the fields of health- and elderly care.
SCI works in close collaboration with Stiftelsen Silviahemmet founded by H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden as well as The Karolinska Institute, the Sophiahemmet University College and many other top-tier training providers.
SCI Innovation is a mHealth software development which creates digital tools that serve a market driven by the global population aging and related issues, such as dementia diagnostics and other age related diseases.
Dr Lind-Mörnesten previously held the position as CEO of Swecare Foundation (2006-2010), founded by the Swedish government, with the aim of developing the Swedish health care sector internationally. Prior to this assignment, she was the deputy Managing Director at the Jönköping Chamber of Commerce (2000-2006).
Karin Lind-Mörnesten holds a DDS (1981) from Karolinska Institutet and BsBA (1991) from Uppsala University, Sweden and has held several senior level management positions within the public and private sector throughout her career. She has extensive experience as a board member of e.g. The University of Jönköping, School of Health and Science and The School of Education and Communication, The Östersjöstiftelsen, Lund University BioScience AB, Swecare AB, Vigs Ängar AB and many more.
Katrine Vedel speaks at
Katrine Vedel has been working in the field of digitalisation and innovation in the public sector since 2006. She Holds an MSc. in interdisciplinary IT and her experience within the field of healthcare IT includes working for the National Board of Health where she was responsible for the national programme for architecture and security for healthcare IT. Today she is an Special Advisor at the Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark where she is responsible for “Colab Plug&Play” – an innovative test and demonstration facility for telemedicine, IOT and e-health.
Kim Brixen speaks at:
Mr. Kim Brixen is medical director at Odense University Hospital OUH where his primary area of responsibility is overseeing and strengthening the research activities at the hospital. Before joining the OUH Board of Directors in 2014 Kim was head of the Department of Clinical Research at the University of Southern Denmark.
Kim Brixen has a background as an MD specialized in endocrinology and as a professor of osteoporosis and was for many years an active researcher with more than 220 peer-reviewed publications to his name. Previously Kim has been chairman of the Danish Bone Society and the Danish Endocrine Society.
Kristian speaks at
Kristian is the 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.
Lars Simonsen speaks at
Lars Simonsen, skuespiller. Med afsæt i egne erfaringer taler Lars Simonsen om nuet, nærvær og sproget.
Det er vigtigt, at vi i alle relationer taler ud fra vores eget bevidsthedslandskab. Vi må tilegne os reelle muligheder, både for at mærke os selv og for at skabe en meningsfuld virkelighed med andre mennesker.
Lene Vistisen is
Lene Vistisen is RN, MI, Senior Consultant and Innovation Network Manager at the Danish Cluster Welfare Tech.
Lene aim to prove and improve Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for use in health and healthcare systems to increase efficiency, improve quality of life and unlock innovation in health markets. She is doing this being pragmatic, thinking innovative and challenging the barriers in politics, organisations and humans
Line Gustafsson Michalski speaks at
Line Gustafsson Michalski is Business Development Manager for Health in Apple in Denmark. Line has many years of experience from both the public and private sectors in health and IT, and has been in front of Apple's commitment to healthcare in the last two years.
Marianne Levinsen speaks at:
Marianne Levinsen, forsker ved Center for Fremtidsforskning, kommer med et indspark om mega-trends i forhold til fremtidens mentale sundhed. Giver globalisering og konkurrence øget mental sundhed? Kommer fagre nye verden til at løse vores problemer, og hvordan ser fremtidsbillederne på den mentale sundhed ud i år 2035?
Mette Risager speaks at
Mette Risager, korleder og sanger. At synge er som at tale et sprog på et andet plan. Vi kan ikke altid forklare, hvad der sker, men det er helt sikkert, at det er kommunikation. De afroamerikanske slaver levede et liv i mol, mens de sang deres drømme om en bedre fremtid ud i dur. I dag viser undersøgelser også, at mennesker der regelmæssigt synger, har et lavere stressniveau. Hvordan kan vi gøre brug af det i vores hverdag?
Michael speaks at:
Since January 2009, Michael has worked as head of the Multimedia and IT department at the Lillebaelt Academy, with education and development projects in the field of multimedia and new technology. Practical training at eye level has always been his main objective. With good students, new businesses flourish and Michael is currently at the forefront of a cluster of IT companies, InnoPixel. They are working with Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality.
Virtual Reality is new, hot and will change our behavior like the smart phone did. The Japanese are already far ahead with marriage to an Avatar and virtual pets. Immersive technologies change industry, experience, health, welfare, education and more.
Mickael speaks at
Mickael is professor in health economics. He has been employed at KORA, the Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research as CEO, University of Southern Denmark as Head of Department of Business and Economics, and previously director of Centre of Health Economics Research (COHERE). He has a PhD in health economics from University of Southern Denmark and has been visiting research at Stanford University and London School of Economics (LSE). His own research has focused economic incentives, reimbursement schemes, economics of hospitals, economic organisation, economic evaluation and preference elicitation using stated preference methods. He has published over 70 papers in international peer review journals within health economics and health policy.
Morten Elbaek Petersen has been the CEO of the Danish eHealth portal, sundhed.dk, since it was founded in 2003. He has more than 20 years of management experience in public administration with a primary focus on implementing eHealth, quality development, prevention and patient empowerment. The Danish eHealth portal pioneers open access to medical records, and is in this regard unique worldwide.
Morten Elbæk Petersen holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Social Science from the University of Odense. He also serves as an external lecturer and examiner for Public Health IT Masters programmes at Danish universities.
In 2015, he received HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award.
Nicolaj speaks at:
Nicolaj Højer Nielsen is a startup funding expert. He has secured finance for his own startups from friends and family, business angels, VCs and public funders. As a business angel, he enjoys bouncing ideas with fellow entrepreneurs, and increasing new ventures' prospects of success. His speciality is discovering IT startups with high potential. He has reviewed thousands of opportunities and invested in many promising new enterprises.
Nicolaj earned his MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore and an MSc in Marketing from Copenhagen Business School. He teaches entrepreneurship at Copenhagen Business School and coaches new entrepreneurs.
Niels Christian Nilsson is speaking in
Niels Christian Nilsson holds a PhD in natural interaction in virtual reality from Aalborg University Copenhagen. He currently works at the same institution as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology. Niels’ research interests include natural interaction in virtual reality, user experience evaluation, presence studies, perception and cognition within virtual environments.
Peder Jest speaks at:
Peder Jest, Executive Director, CMO, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Peder Jest is an MD specialized in internal medicine and geriatrics and a former associate professor in geriatrics.
Since 1990 he has been CMO at several hospitals in Denmark, from small hospitals to large multi-site hospital organizations and since 2007 he has been executive Director, CMO and member of the board at Odense University Hospital (OUH).
Peder is a member of the Regional Research Council and member of the Research Council at OUH.
He is also chairman of The Innovation Council at OUH and founder of the joint research and innovation centre between Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark; Centre for Innovative Medical Technology (CIMT).
He is member of the boards of Patient@Home (email@example.com) and Welfare Tech (www.welfaretech.dk)
Pelle Guldborg Hansen speaks at:
Pelle Guldborg Hansen, adfærdsforsker, Roskilde Universitet. Mens samfundet bliver mere og mere komplekst oplever mange, at hverdagen ikke altid spiller. Det kan gøre at man kan føle sig anderledes, utilstrækkelig og uden kontrol over sit eget liv. Men hvad sker der, når man mister grebet om hverdagen og hvordan genfindes kontrollen? Hvordan påvirker de faktorer, der ikke burde betyde noget i princippet, vores mentale sundhed i praksis – faktorer som vi heldigvis selv kan tage kontrol over og som andre kan hjælpe med at skrue på, hvis vi selv skulle miste grebet.
Per speaks at
Per Nikolaj beskæftiger sig især med strategi samt design af ledelses- og økonomistyringsmodeller i både private og offentlige virksomheder. Blandt Per Nikolajs spidskompetencer er strategikortlægning, balanced scorecard, effektbaseret styring, benchmarking, activity based costing og incitamentsbaserede styringsmodeller.
Peter Julius speaks at:
Peter is the founding partner in Public Intelligence.
We always scout for tech-companies that would like to have a part of the danish market for technologies. We specializes in municipalities and have developed a uniq setting and approach for solving only one thing; How to come from an idea to large scale use of technologies in the public sector.
Keywords are Living Lab Methodology, Testbeds, Implementing technologi, Business cases, Show Case, citizen oriented tech-testing and development. We have the most uniq setting in DK for displaying and promoting technologies from all over the world
Peter Waede Hansen is speaking at:
Peter is a Medical Doctor with a supplementary degree in Biomedical Engineering. He has just returned from Stanford University in Silicon Valley where he has been a visiting scholar for eight months. He is about to finish a Ph.D. program at the Danish Heart Foundation where he has explored the possibilities of using Machine Learning in the Danish Health Registries.
Regitze Siggaard is moderating
Regitze Siggaard er konferencier hele dagen og afslutter med debat i ”Monopolet”. Regitze Siggaard er sundhedsinnovator, cand.brom. og formand for Foreningen Hjernesund samt partner i Aktivo Aps. Regitze er optaget af hvordan mennesker motiveres og forandrer deres adfærd. Hun har en fortid som sundhedskonsulent i Københavns Kommune, projektleder i Sundhedsstyrelsen, Falck og Matas samt i Kræftens Bekæmpelse med ansvar for kampagnen ”Vælg fuldkorn først”. Regitze Siggaard er desuden tidligere verdensmester i roning.
Rishi Hazarika speaks at:
Rishi Hazarika is an experienced strategic leader with a medical background. Possessing a deep understanding of healthcare and the lifesciences agenda.
Sarah speaks at
Sarah er uddannet økonom og har mange års ledelseserfaring fra Odense kommune. Centralt i hendes arbejde er det strategiske og politiske styringsunivers altså koblingen mellem effekter, økonomi og analyser. Hun har arbejdet med effektstyring siden 2010 både på den politiske og administrative bane. Sarah er i 2017 med på Danske Kommuners liste over talenter på topledelsesniveau.
Shabs Rajasekharan speaks at:
Dr. Shabs Rajasekharan, (M) Director, is an entrepreneur/ consultant with experience in eHealth and independent living solutions. He was previously Director of e-Health and Biomedical Applications at Vicomtech-IK4 (Spain) between 2010 and 2013, working on strategy and roadmapping for the health technology sector.
He has several years experience as a management consultant in the UK for the NHS and private equity. This work included due diligence, health needs assessment and advise on strategic decisions for local healthcare service providers and payers. He began his career as a postdoctoral researcher in the UK and the Netherlands where his research work included medical imaging for cancer research and mobile robotics.
Soeren Aggestrup is the moderator at:
Soeren Aggestrup is a cardio-thoracic surgeon and former CEO of a Swedish private hospital (2 years) and CMO of the Hospital of Sothern Jutland (6 years). He has a DMSci and a Master of Psychology of the Organization. He has always been working with innovation, which includes new methods in surgery, robot surgery, EPR, telemedicine and telepresence. For the past 5 years, his attention has also been directed towards how robots can be used to solve logistical tasks.
Currently he is part of Syddansk Sundhedsinnovation as a Special Advisor.
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For more than 15 years Soeren has been working with robotics and artificial intelligence, and has researched the use of robot care industry, and held a series of lectures on robotics at home and abroad. Soeren is also author of the book "The Robots Among Us", published in the Turbine Publishing in 2015.
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Stefan is also a WHINN AMBASSADOR
Stefan Buttigieg M.D, graduated as Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malta in 2012. Currently he is a Specialist Trainee in Public Health Medicine with a special interest in Clinical Informatics, Social Media and Digital Health. He’s also an Author, Tutor and Digital Health Consultant focused on creating transformative and effective change.
Stefan is focused on expanding his knowledge within the field of Public Health, Social Media, Biomedical Informatics, Project Management and Mobile Development with the main aim of empowering healthcare professionals to design, develop and distribute user-centric applications for healthcare. Currently he’s a Masters Candidate for Public Health and Health Informatics at the University of Malta and the University of Sheffield respectively.
In the field of Digital Marketing, Stefan was involved in organising three workshops on Digital Health and Social at the International Federations of Medical Students’ Association and Malta Association of Public Health Medicine. Furthermore, he was working with HIMSS Europe and European Public Health Conference since 2016 as Social Media Ambassador and Mobile Event App Manager.
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Stefan Kalmar is a Health Technology Engineer B.Sc. as well as a musician. He is employed at AudioCura Aps as project manager.
Stefan has also worked at The Regional Hospital in Horsens as innovation consultant and at Aarhus University Hospital as project manager.
Stefan is a pianist, composer and drummer.
Susanne Crawley speaks at:
Susanne Crawley is the Deputy Mayoer for The Department for Children and Youth Affairs
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs is responsible for the provision of services to children and young people, including:
Søren Carlos Sulsbruck Rasmussen speaks at
Søren Carlos Sulsbruck Rasmussen, ejer af Carlos’ Kitsch’en i Svendborg og Mohamad Dibaje, tidligere indsat nu ansat i Carlos’ Kitsch’en:
Historien om tilblivelsen af en socialøkonomisk virksomhed, der på privat initiativ støtter tidligere kriminelle og indsatte til et liv uden kriminalitet.
Carlos har skabt sit eget rummelige arbejdsmarked, hvor han med udgangspunkt i en cafe, resocialiserer indsatte i deres sidste tid af deres afsoning. I samarbejde med kriminalforsorgen, high:five og Carlos`Kitsch`en, kan indsatte søge om at komme i praktik under den sidste tid af deres afsoning.
Troels Andersen speaks at:
With 10 years of experience as a consultant within healthcare, Troels has a deep understanding of the way new technology is used to drive change at all levels in the sector. Working with a broad range of clients on complex projects focusing on themes such as precision medicine, genome sequencing, patient reported outcome measures and telehealth, Troels has developed a solid understanding of the political, strategic and organizational context of healthcare technology.
Troels is responsible for healthcare related consulting at PA Consulting Group. Troels is also Chairman of Dansk IT’s committee for healthcare IT. Troels holds a degree as Master of Political Science from the University of Copenhagen and has more than 17 years of experience as a consultant specializing in digitization and strategic use of technology within the public sector.
Uffe Koch Wiil speaks at:
Uffe Kock Wiil is a professor (since 2004) at Center for Health Informatics and Technology, The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark (SDU). He is head of technical research at CIMT (Centre for Innovative Medical Technologies) at Odense University Hospital and SDU. He is the PI of SDUs strategic research area focusing on welfare innovation. He is the grant holder and project manager of Patient@home, Denmark's largest project within health and welfare technology with a budget of more than 300m DKK (2012-2018).
The talk provides an overview of the data analytics approach taken in several projects related to Patient@home and CIMT. A few ongoing projects are reviewed.
Dr. William W. Feaster speaks at:
Dr. Feaster is Chief Medical Information Officer at CHOC Children’s Hospital Orange County, CHOC. Prior to this Dr Feaster worked at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. He has been involved in Information Technology for over forty years, and has helped several hospitals to implement information systems. Dr. Feaster received his MBA in 1993 and has held several administrative positions including Medical Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at Sutter Health in Sacramento, Sr. VP , CMO and CIO, Community Medical Centers in Fresno, and VP of Ambulatory Services and Executive Director of the Pediatric/OB Faculty Practice at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
During his clinical career, Dr. Feaster has maintained busy practices in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Anesthesia. He is Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Anesthesia and still maintains a part-time Pediatric Anesthesia practice in addition to his IT responsibilities.
One of his many roles at CHOC is to help design and implement technology to support population management, both for current at risk populations, and an evolving ACO serving Orange County, California.
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