Speakers 2019
Meet our speakers for 2019
Hasse Petersen

Hasse Petersen, Chief Consultant,  Joint municipal secretariat of healthcare politics and innovation, Region Zealand, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 14.10 - 14.45
Session Opening - Digital Prevention and rehabilitation services

Chief Consultant,  Joint municipal secretariat of healthcare politics and innovation, Region Zealand, Denmark

Chair for the track: Homebased Healthcare

In the past 13 years, I have been working with transformation of health and care throughout ICT in Denmark. Six years at regional (secondary care) level and seven years at municipal (primary care) level

Hasse is also the chair for this track. 

Inger Futtrup Norgreen

Inger Futtrup Norgreen, Project Manager, Svendborg Municipal, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 9.25 - 10.10
Home Based Healthcare
Session: Organising and equipping acute home nursing

Trained nurse with SD in communication and clinical education.

Has worked in multidisiplinary settings, with collaboration between hospital and municipal nursing, among other things wound care, telemedicine and emergency nursing.

Has held different positions such as nurse, staff manager, consultant, project manager ect.

Jan Arnholtz Overgaard

Jan Arnholtz Overgaard, Clinician and research & development physiotherapist, Municipality of Lolland, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - time slot TBA

Homebased Healthcare

Jan Arnholtz Overgaard is a clinician and research & development physiotherapist in the Municipality of Lolland, Denmark primarily working with quality development -, assurance and implementation. He graduated in 2014 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern Denmark. He is affiliated and co-works with the research programme at Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research – Copenhagen (PMR-C), Denmark.

His research interest is in hip fractures dealing with the cliniometric properties of measurements and different type of interventions provided to older adults after hip fracture in an outpatient setting.

Jan has presented at scientific congresses both nationally/ internationally and has published articles on patients with hip fracture.

Mr. Overgaard has been the local coordinator of the “Digitally Supported Training” project in the Municipality of Lolland and his talk will address his practical experiences and challenges throughout the project.

Jane Clemensen

Jane Clemensen, Professor, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 9.00 - 11.50 
Moderating the sessions in the track: Home Based Healthcare; Acute home nursing

Jane Clemensen works with user driven innovation creating new technologies together with patients, relatives and clinicians. All projects also involve close collaboration with the industry.

JC is a trained nurse with a phd from computer science in Aarhus. She has held many positions such as head nurse, management consultant, head of innovation ect

Joe Kvedar

Joe Kvedar, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA

When and where 
Date and time: 21st November - 9.00 - 9.40 + 10.30 - 11.50

Digital Health

Dr. Joe Kvedar is creating a new model of health care delivery, moving care from the hospital or doctor’s office into the day-to-day lives of patients. He is the author of two books on the subject: The Internet of Healthy Things (2015) and The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan (2017).

At Partners HealthCare, Dr. Kvedar is leveraging personal health technologies to improve care delivery and help providers and patients better manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes. He has launched a number of innovative health tracking programs, mobile health, virtual care initiatives and clinical research programs for the more than 1.5 million patients served at Partners HealthCare-affiliated hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Dr. Kvedar serves as Program Chair for the Connected Health Conference, an industry defining event co-hosted by Partners Connected Health and the HIMSS Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance).  He is also a member of the PCHAlliance Board of Managers.

Internationally recognized for his leadership and vision in the field of connected health, he currently serves on the Editorial Board of npj Digital Medicine, a Nature Research journal. The cHealth Blog provides his insights and vision for connected health. Dr. Kvedar serves as a strategic advisor at Flare Capital Partners and PureTech Ventures; he is also a member of the board of b.well Connected Health. He is co-chair of the American Medical Association's Digital Medicine Payment Advisory Group; and a member of the Board of Xcertia, a collaboration between AHA, AMA, DHX Group and HIMSS dedicated to improving the quality, safety, and effectiveness of mobile health applications (apps). Dr. Kvedar is a Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.


Karin Spangsberg Kristensen

Karin Spangsberg Kristensen, project manager and physiotherapist, Neurological Clinic, Rigshospitalet - Glostrup, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 10.55 - 11.15
Digital Health - Rehabilitaion with VR/AR

Karen is a project manager and physiotherapist. For more than 20 years Karen has been working with neurorehabilitation, mainly acquired brain injury in inpatient setting. Between 2013 – 2017 her focus has been on rehabilitation among adolescents and young adults (age 15-30 years) with an acquired brain injury and using VR in the treatment.

Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean, Managing Director, Smart Health Science, UK

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 10.40 - 11.10
Homebased Healthcare
Session: The Future of Home Based Healthcare

Kevin Dean is an engineer with 30+ years of experience in technology, information systems and informatics innovation. He is the Managing Director of Health Tech consultancy Smart Health Science, working with innovators and venture funders to bring health technology and services to the market. Kevin is also the Chairman of Sweden-based quantified MRI company AMRA ab that is creating the world’s biggest body composition database; a Senior Research Fellow for the RAND Corporation in Europe; and the Adjunct Professor of Telehealth and Assistive

Living at the Maersk Institute in Denmark, and is a member of the Pistoia Alliance Advisory Board. Kevin has worked in health & care for over 20 years, with past roles including health & care Innovation Director for Cisco, and as Non-Executive Director of Genomics England Limited (the world’s largest Whole Genome Sequencing programme) with responsibility for Information. The Health Services Journal named Kevin, in 2013, as one of the Top 50 Innovators in Healthcare.

Lars Clemmensen

Lars Clemmensen, Project Manager, Telepsychiatric Research Unit, Region of Southern Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 14.15 - 14.35
VR in Telepsychiatry

Lars has a master’s in psychology from Aalborg University from 2010 and a PhD from Copenhagen University from 2016. He is the Project Manager of the project Exposure therapy in virtuel relality for social anxiety disorder.  

Maila Tandrup

Maila Tandrup, Head of Care, Viborg Municipal, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 15.30 - 16.30
Homebased Healthcare
Session: Case in the session: Good practice cases and attending the panel debate. 

Maila Tandrup, Head of Care in Viborg municipality. Maila Tandrup has been working in Viborg municipality since October 1, 2016 as Head of Care, employed in Social, Health and Care. The care area has 1600 employees and a budget of approx 700 million DKK.
In the municipality of Viborg, we cooperate across disciplines and managerial areas to create coherence for our citizens. Mail Tandrup represents Viborg municipality in several contexts within the welfare technology, both at regional - cross-municipal and Nordic level. "We are committed to our common core task - Collaborating with the citizen on an independent meaningful and active life - all life ”

Rasmus Hjardem-Hansen

Rasmus Hjardem-Hansen, Municipal medical officer, Greve Municipality, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - time TBA
Homebased Healthcare
Session: Acute nursing at home and the role of ICT

Rasmus Hjardem-Hansen. M.D., Specialist in General Medicine, Municipal doctor
Greve Municipal

Many years’ experience working in the Danish healthcare system. Short stint in a private IT-company. Now developing the municipal healthcare in Greve.

René Martin Larsen

René Martin Larsen, Head of knowledgecentre for welfare and assistive technology, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 20th November - 10.55 - 11.15
Digital Health - Education in a social care setting with VR/AR

Rene Martin Larsen is Head of Knowledge Center, where his main focus areas include Research and innovation, Entrepreneurship and business development as well as System- and educational disruption. He has previously worked as Asia Director, UCN Global Office – Vietnam,  Area Director, UCN / Act2Learn TECHNOLOGY, Head of Centre for Construction and Business / UCN and Development Manager, Bjerg Architecture a/s 

His educational background includes a Doctorate in Business administration 2021from SBS Swiss Business School, Bilateral Diplomacy 2018 from University of Malta, DiploFoundation, Board education 2010 from Confederation of Danish Industry, Executive MBA 2009 from Aalborg University and Bachelor of Architectural Technology and Construction Management MAK 2006 from Nordjyllands Erhvervsakademi.

Torben Wiese

Torben Wiese, CEO Habit manager, Denmark

When and where 
Date and time: 21st November - 15.55 - 16.30
Bryd vanen, bøj fisken - og kom i mål med teknologi Danish track

For 25 years Torben Wiese has been working with change processes and is the author of several bestseller books on the subject. Every year, Torben present an award to a person or organization who has achieved extraordinary goals by breaking habits.

Torben Wiese har i 25 år arbejdet med forandringsprocesser og er manden bag bestsellerbøgerne ”Bryd vanen og nå dine mål” og ”Bøj fisken mens den er frisk”. Hvert år uddeler Torben Vanebryderprisen® til en person eller organisation, der har opnået ekstraordinære mål ved at bryde vaner.