Preliminary Agenda

8 NOV 2018

*Programme subject to change

08:45 - Delegate Registration & Expo



09:30 - Conference Chair Introduction

Speaker: Doris-Ann Williams MBE, Chief Executive, BIVDA


09:40 - Keynote Address - UK AMR Diagnostics Collaborative

Speaker: Fiona Carragher, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England - Confirmed

9.50 - How diagnostics can drive efficiency within the NHS

Speaker: Professor Tim Evans, Director of Clinical & Workforce Productivity, NHS Improvement - Confirmed

10.05 – Using Pathology networks to drive efficient patient care

Speaker: David Wells, Head of Pathology Services Consolidation, NHS Improvements - Confirmed

10:20 - Main Sponsor

Speaker: TBC

10:35 - Digital Diagnostics, a smart way to get results

Speaker: Novarum DX

10:50 - Panel Debate

Chair: Daniel Berman, Longitude Prize, Challenge Prize Centre, Nesta - Confirmed

Panelist: Doris-Ann Williams, Chief Executive, BIVDA - Confirmed

Panelist: Fiona Carragher, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England - Confirmed

Panelist: Professor Tim Evans, National Director for Clinical Productivity, NHS Improvement - Invited

11:20 - Refreshments & Expo



11:40 - Diagnostics in action- Workshop Breakout session 1

Stream 1 - TBC
Stream 2 - TBC
Stream 3 - TBC
Stream 4 - TBC



12.10- Diagnostics in action- Workshop Breakout session 2

Stream 5 - Professor Paul Dark, University NHS Foundation Trust
Stream 6 - TBC
Stream 7 - TBC
Stream 8 - TBC



12:45 - Lunch, Expo & Poster Session



Overcoming the challenges and progressing In-Vitro Diagnostics


13:40 - Funding & Finance

Speaker: TBC

14:00 - Designing the right assay

Speaker: Rachel McKendry, Professor, Biomedical Nanotechnology, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UK - Confirmed

14:20 - Creating accurate Data and Improving Quality

Speaker: TBC

14:40 - Evaluating and Measuring Quality

Speaker: TBC

15:00 - Do We Need Diagnostic Settings to Change?



15:20 - Transforming Existing Pathways

Speaker: TBC

15:40 - Incentivising Diagnostics Usage in Primary Care

Speaker: TBC

16:00 - Conference Close


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