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MedTech CoRE Annual Conference, NZ HealthTech Week 2021

Join us for the sixth annual MedTech CoRE 2-day conference (23-24 June 2021). The conference covers diverse topics of cutting-edge healthcare technologies with an emphasis on research, design, clinical validation and implementation, and commercialisation.

All welcome.

MedTech CoRE Day (Annual Conference Day 1)
Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021
Time: 9:30am-5pm
Venue: Great Hall, Cordis Hotel

SESSION

TIME

DETAILS

SPEAKER(S)

1: Celebrate

9:30

Welcome & Opening of Conference

MCs: Tony Zhou (UC), Sharon Olsen (AUT)

9:40

Celebrating MedTech CoRE Achievements

Merryn Tawhai (UoA)

10:00

CoRE Achievements & Highlights from Researchers, Clinicians & Spinouts

Marcus King (Callaghan Innovation)

Robyn Whittaker& Penny Andrew (Waitemata DHB)

Seamus Tredinnick (Ossability)

Ju Zhang (Formus Labs)

BREAK

10:45

MORNING TEA

 

2: Landscape & New Opportunities

11:15

Current MedTech Landscape in NZ & Australia

Lance Chia (Liverpool Innovation Precinct)

Andrew Clews (HealthTech Activator)

Kate Reid (Deloitte)

 


Justin Kennedy-Good (ADHB)

12:05

Interactive session: Re-imagining Ara Manawa

BREAK

12:45

LUNCH

 

3: New Opportunities & Regeneration

13:45

New Opportunities in NZ DHBs, NZTE’s Global Network & NZ Clinical Trials Network

Shayne Hunter (Ministry of Health)

Karen Mason (NZTE)

Frank Bloomfield (UoA)

14:25

Next Steps for MedTech CoRE Members & Collaborators

Peter Hunter, Diana Siew (UoA)

14:40

Partnering with Māori Collaborators and Communities

Tureia Moxon (Whānau Tahi)

15:10

Community Feedback Session Part I

 

BREAK

15:30

AFTERNOON TEA

 

4: Get Involved

16:00

Community Feedback Session Part II

 

17:00

Day 1 ends

 

 

MedTech CoRE Conference Evening Celebration 
Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021
Time: 6pm onwards
Venue: details to come

START

DETAILS

18:00

Welcome & Acknowledgements

MedTech CoRE Awards

Celebration

 

MedTech CoRE Research Forum (Annual Conference Day 2)
Date: Thursday 24 June 2021
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Venue: Crystal Room, Cordis Hotel

SESSION

TIME

DETAILS

SPEAKER(S)

1: Inspire & Collaborate

9:00

Opening

MCs: Edgar Rodriguez-Ramirez (VUW), Anthony Butler (UoO)

9:10

Guest speaker: Catherine Mohr, Intuitive Surgical

Catherine Mohr (Intuitive Surgical)

9:30

Collaboration Opportunities Across NZ (Part I)

Jo Nunnerley (Burwood Academy of Independent Living)

Simon Fraser & Lionel Taito-Matamua (Creative STEM Pathways -

Moana Innovative Learning)


Amio Ikihele (Moana Research)

BREAK

10:00

POSTER SESSION + MORNING TEA

 

2: Collaborate

11:00

Collaboration Opportunities Across NZ (Part II)

Jon Herries (Ministry of Health, National Health Innovation Hub)

Samantha Holdsworth (Mātai)
Julian Paton (Manaaki Mānawa)

Peter Thorne (Brain Research NZ)

11:40

Icehouse Ventures: How to start a medtech business

(panel discussion)

Sam Martin & Tom Furlong (Icehouse Ventures),

Greg O’Grady (UoA), Glen Harris (entrepreneur)

12:10

CMDT Researcher Award Presentations by Finalists

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BREAK

12:30

LUNCH + OPTIONAL CLOUD 9 TOUR @ AUCKLAND BIOENGINEERING INSTITUTE

3: Stimulate

13:30

Māori Data Sovereignty

Daymon Nin (Whānau Tahi)

13:50

Breakout Sessions on Special Interest Topics

I. Clinical Collaborations

Robyn Whittaker (UoA), Jo Nunnerley (BAIL), Brian Robinson (VUW)

II.Māori Collaborations

Misty Edmonds, Kev Roos (Iwi United Engaged)

III. Pacific Collaborations

Simon Fraser & Lionel Taito-Matamua (VUW)

IV. Commercialisation – Turning Research into a Business

Greg O’Grady (Alimetry), Jennifer Kruger (JunoFem)

BREAK

15:15

POSTER SESSION + AFTERNOON TEA

 

4: Next Steps

16:00

Award Ceremony

 

16:15

Final Remarks

 


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