Agenda

Day 1 - Wednesday, 26 June

8:00 – 8:45
Registration open & coffee

SESSION 1

FUTURE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES: PRECISION MEDICINE, REGENERATIVE MEDICINE AND NEW MODALITIES

SESSION 2

TRANSFORMING BRAIN AND CNS HEALTH

9:00 – 9:20
Keynote
1 Turning science into medicine: Power of precision medicine
2 Future development in neurodegenerative diseases and mood disorder treatments
09:20 – 10:00
Moderated discussion
1 On the way towards regenerative medicine: from cell therapy to tissue and organ replacement
2 Future therapies in CNS diseases
10:00 – 10:15
Fireside Chat
1 CRISPR, gene editing and what's beyond
2 [10:00 - 10:20] The Human Brain Project
10:15 – 10:30
Short Keynote
1 Gene therapy
2 [10:20 - 10:40] Treating persistent pain
10:30 – 10:45
1 Bioprinting
2
10:45 - 11:05
COFFEE BREAK

GENERAL SESSION

CO-CREATION BETWEEN DISCIPLINES AND STAKEHOLDERS

11:05 – 11:25
Keynote
1 Open science and open innovation
11:25 – 12:05
Moderated discussion
1 Examples of co-creation to innovate and improve healthcare – Cambridge vs the rest of the world
12:05 – 12:20
Fire side chat
1 Co-creation at the interface of computing and biology

GENERAL SESSION

DELIVERING AFFORDABLE INNOVATIVE MEDICINES TO PATIENTS

12:20 - 12:35
Keynote
1 The future of digital health
12:35 - 13:15
Moderated Discussion
1 Delivering affordable innovative medicines to patients
13:15 - 13:30
Fireside Chat
1 Getting patients involved in drug repurposing and rare disease clinical trials
13:30 - 14:30
COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 3

DIGITAL DISRUPTORS: AI AND DATA IN HEALTHCARE

SESSION 4

DRUGGING DIFFICULT TARGETS

14:30 - 14:50
Keynote
1 Data in healthcare: from drug discovery to clinical analysis
2 Protein misfolding and disease
14:50 - 15:10
Science frontiers keynote
1 Digital health and data in the pharmaceutical industry
2 Systematic ways of targeting difficult drug targets
15:10 - 15:50
Moderated Discussion
1 Machine learning: from genomics and novel targets to better medicines and diagnoses
2 Drugging disordered targets
15:50 - 16:05
Short Keynote
1 Machine learning in clinical analysis
2 [15:50 - 16:20] Targeted protein degradation in drug discovery
16:05 - 16:20
Keynote
1 DigiTwins project
2
16:20 - 16:40
COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 5

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: PUTTING THE PATIENT IN THE CENTRE

SESSION 6

NANOMEDICINE AND NANOTECHNOLOGIES

16:40 - 17:00
Keynote
1 Convergence of food and health
2 Nanotechnologies for the health industry
17:00 - 17:40
Moderated Discussion
1 Microbiome and the merging of food and healthcare
2 Nanomedicines on the horizon
17:40 - 17:55
Science frontiers Keynote
1 Leveraging the microbiome for precision diagnosis and treatment
2 Nanopores
17:55 - 18:10
Short keynote
1 Lifestyle and metabolic diseases
2 Molecular machines and nanobots
18:10 - 18:25
Fireside Chat
1 What is your scientific narrative – integrating KOLs opinions with customer opinions
2 Extracellular vesicles in nanomedicines
18:25
COCKTAILS

Day 2 - Thursday, 27 June

08:00
Registration open & coffee

GENERAL SESSION

HOW TO REVOLUTIONISE CLINICAL TRIALS

09:00 - 09:20
Keynote
1 Demonstrating value - the necessary tension between controlled vs uncontrolled clinical trials
09:20 - 10:00
Moderated Discussion
1 Translating controlled data into populational value - how controlled trials can be used to predict the response in normal patient populations
10:00 - 10:15
Fireside chat
1 Clinical data security, integrity and quality - learnings from fintech

GENERAL SESSION

MANAGING CANCER

10:15 - 10:30
Keynote
1 Cancer as a managable disease
10:30 - 11:10
Moderated Discussison
1 Prevention, early detection and future therapies in oncology
11:10 - 11:25
Fireside Chat
1 Advances in cancer treatments - towards a chronic disease
11:25 - 11:45
COFFEE BREAK

STARTUP PITCHING

11:45 - 13:00
1 IMAGINE IF! Final
13:00 - 13:30
1 Start Codon Launch
13:30 - 14:30
LUNCH

GENERAL SESSION

THE COST OF HEALTH - NOVEL APPROACHES TO FUNDING INNOVATION

14:30 - 14:45
Keynote
1 Funding alliances - case study
14:45 - 15:30
Moderated Discussion
1 Partner to innovate: Evolving landscapes of healthcare innovation, new partnership models and investor profiles
15:30 - 15:45
Fireside Chat
1 Supporting healthcare innovation with new funding models
COFFEE BREAK

GENERAL SESSION

TOWARDS HEALTHY LONGEVITY

16:05 -16:25
Keynote
1 Ageing as a new therapy area
16:25 - 17:25
Moderated Discussion
1 Live long and prosper: Extending lifespan and healthspan
17:05 - 17:20
Science frontiers keynote
1 Ribosomal DNA and novel biomarkers of ageing
17:20 - 17:35
Short keynote
1 TBC
17:35 - 17:50
Fireside Chat
1 Aging start-up company challenges

STARTUP PITCHING WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

18:05
COCKTAIL