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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

CoRE Directors on Celebrating MedTech CoRE

Merryn Tawhai, Diana Siew (UoA)

10:00

CoRE Achievements & Highlights from Researchers, Clinicians & Spinouts

Robyn Whittaker (UoA), Denise Taylor (AUT)

Marcus King (Callaghan Innovation)

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)

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12:05

Interactive session: Re-imagining Ara Manawa

Justin Kennedy-Good (ADHB)

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

CoRE Directors on 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

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BREAK

15:30

AFTERNOON TEA

 

4: Get Involved

16:00

How to Get Involved in Next Phase of MedTech CoRE

()

16:50

Closing

 

 

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)

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

Moana Innovative Learning)

Jo Nunnerley (Burwood Academy of Independent Living)

()

BREAK

10:00

POSTER SESSION + MORNING TEA

 

2: Collaborate

11:00

Collaboration Opportunities Across NZ (Part II)

Julian Paton (Manaaki Mānawa)

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

Samantha Holdsworth (Mātai)

()

11:40

Icehouse Ventures: How to start a medtech business

(panel discussion)

Sam Martin (Icehouse Ventures), Tom Furlong (Flux Accelerator),

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

12:10

CMDT Researcher Award Presentations by Finalists

()

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

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IV. Commercialisation – Turning Research into a Business

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BREAK

15:15

POSTER SESSION + AFTERNOON TEA

 

4: Next Steps

16:00

Launch & Next Steps for MedTech CoRE Community

 

16:15

Award Ceremony for CMDT Research Award + Poster

Sessions

 

16:25

Closing

 


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