2020 FORUM Annual Lecture 'technology to support sustainability of health and social care systems'

15.00, Monday 12 October 2020

This free and open online webinar from some of the world's leading health technology experts will explore how to embed digital technology sustainably into our health systems, to help everyone towards a healthier future.

The 2020 FORUM Annual Lecture will be given by Professor John Rogers, Director of the Center on Bio-Integrated Electronics at Northwestern University on 'Medical and digital technology to support the sustainability of health and social care systems'. The Lecture and the panel discussion that follows will explore some of the cutting edge technologies that could improve health outcomes and help support system-wide sustainability. These technologies include biosensors and wearables, smarthomes and remote health and care.

The Lecture will take place as a digital webinar on Monday 12 October from 15.00 to 17.00 and is free to attend and open to all.

Following the keynote Lecture, Professor Rogers will be joined by a panel of experts for an open Q&A. Panellists include:

  • Dr Pearse Keane, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Dr Karyn Morrissey, Senior Lecturer in the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter
  • Dr Keith Grimes, Medical Director, Babylon Health
  • Additional panellist to be confirmed.

The Annual Lecture is free and open to all to attend. Please register using the form on the right-hand side of this page. Once registered, you will receive an e-mail with instructions for how to join the Lecture, which will be held as a digital event using Zoom Webinar.

This lecture is organised through the Academy’s FORUM programme, which provides a neutral and independent platform for individuals from across academia, industry, the NHS and Government, and the wider healthcare sector, to meet and discuss opportunities, technology trends and strategic choices for healthcare.


For enquires please contact forum@acmedsci.ac.uk

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