Te Tītoki Mataora Network Day
The Changing Face of HealthTech
Monday 26th June 2023
The Great Room 4, The Cordis Hotel, Auckland.
| Time || Session |
| 8:30 am || REGISTRATION OPEN |
| 9:30 am || MIHI WHAKATAU |
| 9:35 am || WELCOME |
Ian Town, Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health
SESSION 1: OPENING
Te Tītoki Mataora, the MedTech Research Translator Update
As Te Tītoki Mataora is progressing through its second year, hear an update on the programme and how you can get involved in its future initiatives.
Implementing Health Technology Within the Community
Daymon Nin, Whānau Tahi
| 10:30 am || Morning Tea and Showcase |
SESSION 2: COLLABORATE
Innovation in Healthcare
Pacific Health Data
Dr Corina Gray, Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health
Dr Mataroria Lyndon and Josh Robb
Start-ups Can Begin Anywhere - Panel
With many HealthTech start-ups now stemming from university research, the diversity of the HealthTech sector also means they can start from anywhere - from clinical practice, community action, personal experience, or passion projects. This panel session will dive into the experiences of multiple start-ups and where they began to understand the differing aspects, challenges and advantages of the routes they have taken. Hosted by Professor Simon Fraser, Victoria University of Wellington.
- Sean Gray, Peke Waihanaga - The Artificial Limb Service
- Associate Professor Christiane Theda, Navi Medical Technologies
HealthTech Award for the Best Translational Research Project
The top 3 submissions for the HealthTech Award 2023 will be invited to present their work. This award recognises exceptional projects which have the potential to make a significant impact on major healthcare problems, demonstrates innovation in concept, and has the potential for translation and commercialisation.
| 12:30 pm || Lunch and Showcase |
SESSION 3: ACCELERATE
Conversations With the C Suite
Dr Diana Siew will sit down with Dr Brian Russell, tech entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the industry.
Andrew Clews, Callaghan Innovation
Associate Professor Edgar Rodriguez Ramirez, Victoria University of Wellington
| 3:00 pm || Afternoon Tea and Showcase |
SESSION 4: DIFFERENTIATE
Scientia Professor Nigel Lovell, University of New South Wales
Scaling From a Sustainable Start-up
Ralph Highnam, founder of Volpara
Pharmac: What You Need to Know for MedTech Implementation
Danae Staples-Moon, Pharmac
HealthTech Investors - Panel
Join us for a panel discussion with some of Aotearoa New Zealand's top HealthTech investors.
International HealthTech Trends
HealthTech Award Winner Announced
Lance Chia, Director, Investment and Innovation, Liverpool Innovation Precinct
| 4:55 pm || CLOSING |
| 5:00 pm || Conference Day 1 ends |