Healthtech Week 2018

13 June : Overview

MedTech CoRE Annual Conference & CoRE Showcase

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | Aotea Centre

8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join us for the fourth annual MedTech CoRE Conference and industry showcase.  The conference covers diverse topics of cutting-edge healthcare technologies developed by the MedTech CoRE and our partners, with an emphasis on research, design, clinical validation and implementation, and commercialisation.  More details to follow.

Lower NZI Rooms 2 & 3, Aotea Centre, Auckland | Follow us @medtechnz #htw2018 #medtechcore18

Preliminary Programme

Start End Title  
9.00 9.15 WELCOME
Diana Siew
, University of Auckland
 
    Conference Overview by MC
Nada Signal, AUT
 
9.15 9.35

SESSION 1:  AUGMENTED REALITY AND HEALTHCARE
Augmented reality is identified as one of the “mega technologies” of our generation poised to change the way we deliver diagnosis, therapies, and care and health education. In this session we explore the applications of New Human Computer Interfaces in health and wellbeing being developed globally and in NZ.

Keynote Speaker: Suranga Nanayakkara, University of Auckland - Thinking outside the ‘computer’ box: Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver

 
 9.35 10.00 SESSION SPEAKERS
Jo Nunnerley, Burwood Hospital and University of Otago – Clinical perspective on the use of AR/VR in rehabilitation

Nadia Thorne, Cerebral Fix – Development of AR/VR games – Technical challenges and application opportunities
 
10.00 10.30 CMDT RESEARCHER AWARD PRESENTATIONS  
 10.30 11.00 MORNING TEA  
11.00 11.20 SESSION 2:  DIGITAL HEALTH
Digital health involves the use of information and communication technologies to help address the health problems and challenges faced by patients. It is essentially based on data - collected, analysed and used to develop better therapies, diagnosis and support clinical decision making. The method of taking measurement data and delivery of information is via a range of platforms including the ubiquitous smart phone!

Keynote – Anne-Marie Cavanagh, Ministry of Health - What will NZ do with its health data – opportunities and limitations
 
 11.20 1145 SESSION SPEAKERS

Robyn Whittaker, Waitemata DHB and University of Auckland – Community health care applications

Garth Sutherland, Adherium – The development of a digital therapeutics company
 
 11.45 12.00 INTERACTIVE SESSION  
 12.00 13.00  HEALTHTECH AWARD PRESENTATIONS  
 13.00 14.00 LUNCH  
14.00 14.20 SESSION 3: NEW MODELS OF CARE
The Healthcare systems globally are reaching out for new models of care as a way of delivering better effective care to patients as well as a means to address manpower shortages and costs of care delivery. What are the opportunities for NZ?

Keynote – Andrew Simpson, Ministry of Health – Implementation of the NZ Health Research Strategy
 
 14.20 15.05 SESSION SPEAKERS:
Geoff Chase, University of Canterbury - Respiratory care in the ER

Fiona McBryde
, Heart Research Centre - Improving heart health across New Zealand through research excellence and community outreach

Elliott Kernohan, AbleX Healthcare – Neuro-Rehabilitation redefined
 
15.05 15.15 INTERACTIVE SESSION  
 15.15 15.30 ADDRESS FROM THE CORE DIRECTOR
Merryn Tawhai,
University of Auckland – The CoRE’s next chapter
 
15.30 16.00 AFTERNOON TEA  
16.00 17.00 SESSION 4: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDTECH CORE
Hey CoRE community, let us explore new opportunities in research and business collaborations!

Tureia Moxon, CE Whanau Tahi – Maori health challenges to the CoRE

Richard Cannon, SJWRI/Otago Dental School – What new technologies do dentists need?

Peter Thorne, Brain Research NZ – The inner ear: a new frontier in drug delivery

Diana Siew, University of Auckland – Houston calling

Knut Möller, BIKEM – German collaborations in research and business
 
17.00 17.30 CLOSING & AWARD CEREMONIES
Overview of day by MC, Dr Nada Signal, AUT
HealthTech Award & CMDT Researcher Awards Ceremonies
Closing remarks
 
17.30 18.30 NETWORKING AND DRINKS WITH MTANZ DELEGATES
 

Contact Information

For REGISTRATION queries please contact:

Natalie Solomona
The Medical Technologies CoRE
Tel:+64 9 923 6556
Email:  medtechcore@auckland.ac.nz

Venue Information

Aotea Centre
Lower NZI Room
50 Mayoral Drive
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 309 2677

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Beyond Capital

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Brandwood Biomedical

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Medical Technology Association of NZ

Sponsor

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Ministry of Health

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Visit their website https://www.health.govt.nz/



Binational Institute of Knowledge Engineering in Medicine

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Beyond Capital

Sponsor

Visit their website http://www.beyondcapitalnz.com/



Brandwood Biomedical

Sponsor

 

Visit their website http://brandwoodbiomedical.com/


Medical Technology Association of NZ

Sponsor

 

Visit their website www.mtanz.org.nz


Ministry of Health

Sponsor

 

Visit their website https://www.health.govt.nz/


Binational Institute of Knowledge Engineering in Medicine

Sponsor

  

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