Conference Content


Jim EastonNHS National Director for Improvement and Efficiency
Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP)The Director General from the Department of Health responsible for the QIPP agenda and the development of the Information Strategy
Mike FarrarChief Executive, NHS ConfederationIntegration and leadership of the informatics agenda in mainstream NHS management
Tim KelseyUK government’s adviser on Transparency and Open DataIntegration and leadership of the informatics agenda in mainstream NHS management
Sir Muir Gray(Previously) Director of the National Knowledge Service and Chief Knowledge Officer to the National Health Service and is Public Health Director of the Campaign for Greener HealthcareWhat will the service be like in 2040, what about NHS100, will there still be an NHS in 2048?
How information and information technology can transform understanding, engagement and policy development across health and social care.
Bob AlexanderCurrently Director of NHS Finance
Use of information and technology to provide efficiencies and increase productivity across the NHS.
Tim StraughanCEO, Health & Social Care Information CentreThe role of central organisations in maintaining the quality and importance and relevance of activity and performance data.
Charles GutteridgeNational Clinical Director for InformaticsClinical leadership for health informatics.
Marlene WinfieldPreviously Director for Patients and Public at Department of Health Informatics Directorate

Member of the Power and Responsibility Committee at Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Patient and public engagement with health and social care services and how information can support that agenda.
Professor John WilliamsChair, Health Informatics Unit, Royal College of PhysiciansHow professional and information standards can work together for the best of the NHS
Professor John NaughtonProfessor of the public understanding of technology at the Open UniversityThinking differently about healthcare information and the use of technology
Professor David PetersProfessor of Integrated Healthcare and Clinical Director, University of Westminster’s School of Integrated Health.Provision of information to patients and how it supports the self-management of care and treatment
Raj KumarFounder and previous clinical director for the Clinical Leaders NetworkThe Clinical Leadership Network and how it is evolving and developing.
Susan HamerDirector of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals, DHIDNursing and allied health professionals making a difference with information and technology.
Morten SkjorhammerCEO, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, NorwayQuality Circles and the role of information in supporting the identification of adverse events
Gerard McEnteeAssistant Director of Nursing at Leopardstown Hospital, Republic of IrelandLeading a change programme to achieve paperless working for nurses
Dr Qi LiGlobal Medical Director, CarefxInformatics innovations in hospitals in Shanghi, including clinical pathways, mobile nursing, city-wide regional health information exchange and decision support.
Dr Mark DumanChair, 
Patient Information Forum (PiF)
How patient information issues can transform healthcare.
Professor Terry YoungChair of Healthcare Systems
School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics Brunel University Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Progress on the Cumberland initiative on developing a Technical Innovation Centre for Healthcare