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Monday 26 June 2023 - Programme (subject to change)
Venue: Great Room 1, Cordis Hotel Auckland

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08.30 08.45  Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Mihi
Matua Matt Moihi, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei
08.45 09.15  Conference Opening
Diana Sarfati, Director General Health, CEO Ministry of Health NZ
Dr Safarti will give the opening address on her role as Director General Health.
09.15 10.00 Pharmac Review Update
Michael Johnson, Director of Strategy Policy and Planning, Pharmac
Michael Johnson is the lead Director at Pharmac responsible for engaging with the Minister and Ministry of Health on the progress of the commitments made to the Government by  Pharmac in response to the Pharmac Review.  There will also be a moderated question session.
10.00 10.30  Te Whatu Ora Procurement and Supply Chain National Planning Update
Chris Morgan, Director Procurement & Supply Chain, Te Whatu Ora
In this session Chris will go through the new structures and positions for the Procurement and Supply Chain teams as well as the joint programme of work with Pharmac.
10.30 11.00  Morning Tea & Showcase
11.00 11.30 

How will NZ hospitals access medtech innovation under the new medical device management structures?
Andrew Davies, Pharmac
Chris Morgan, Te Whatu Ora
Surgeon (to be confirmed)
TPB expert (to be confirmed)
Sarah Najdek, Johnson & Johnson
The panel will discuss the need to have robust National processes in place to ensure that NZ patients can access innovative medical devices in any future medical device management system.

11.30  12.00 Te Whatu Ora - CEO 12 Months Review
Margie Apa, Chief Executive Officer, Te Whatu Ora
In this session Margie will look back on the first 12 months of the health reforms and what has been achieved.
12.00  12.30  Te Whatu Ora - Data and Digital Update
Leigh Donoghue, Chief Data & Digital Officer, Te Whatu Ora
Newly appointed to the Chief Data and Digital role, Leigh will provide an update on National planning and his priorities in his new role.
12.30 13.30 Lunch & Showcase
13.30 14.10 Taking results to the next level - Digital solutions in diagnostics
14.10  15.00 General Election
National Health Spokesperson
ACT Health Spokesperson
Labour Health Spokesperson
In these session the health spokespeople from the major political parties will provide an overview of their Election Health Policies with particular attention to the Therapeutic Products Bill and continuing Pae Ora reforms.
15.00  15.30 Afternoon Tea & Showcase
 15.30  16.00 Political Panel Discussion
Moderated discussion on Election Health Policies
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Tuesday 27 June 2023 - Programme (subject to change)
Venue: Great Room 1, Cordis Hotel Auckland

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06.30  08.00 WiHT (Women in HealthTech) Breakfast Meeting
09.00 09.30  Health Technology Assessments for New Zealand Hospitals
Dr David McCormack, Clinical Lead PS&C Te Whatu Ora
Dr McCormack has been newly appointed to the Clinical Lead role for Te Whatu Ora Procurement and Supply Chain and will provide an overview of the workplan and priorities for Health Technology Assessments in the next 12 months.
09.30  10.00  Interactions With The NZ Healthcare-Innovation Ecosystem: Lessons from Israel and Strategies for Improvement
Dr Shay Mandler, MD Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Wellington Regional Hospital
The healthcare landscape in New Zealand is ripe with opportunities for innovation, yet challenges persist in effectively adopting and integrating novel technologies into the healthcare system. In this presentation, Dr. Shay Mandler, an Israeli/ New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon, based at Wellington Public Hospital, shares his practical experiences and insights. 
10.00 10.30  MTANZ Industry Awards
10.30 11.00 Morning Tea & Showcase
11.00  12.30 Therapeutic Products Bill
International Regulatory Expert - Insights on TPB
MoH - NZ Ministry of Health Representative
Panel discussion with international and local expertise
These sessions will provide an update on TPB progress along with representatives from international regulatory agencies providing their perspectives.
12.30  13.30  Lunch & Showcase
13.30 14.15  Market Access Workshop (Members only session)
The MTANZ Market Access Advisory Group will present their annual workplan and members will participate in a workshop to identify and prioritise the market access issues facing their businesses.
14.15 15.00  Government Affairs Workshop (Members only session)
The MTANZ Government Affairs and Policy Advisory Group will present their annual strategy and members will participate in a workshop to identify member's priorities for influencing change at a government level.  We will also be providing guidance on how members can get involved in lobbying local politicians on issues facing the medical device industry.
15.00  15.30  Closing Remarks, Afternoon Tea & Showcase
15.30 16.00 MTANZ Annual General Meeting - Members Only


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