Agenda

Wednesday, 26 June

8:00 – 8:45
Registration open & coffee

SESSION 1

FUTURE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES: VIRUSES, RNA, GENE & CELL THERAPY, TISSUE REPLACEMENT

SESSION 2

TRANSFORMING BRAIN AND CNS HEALTH

SESSION 3

NANOMEDICINE: DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY

9:00 – 9:20
Keynote
1 TBC
2 HCN Channels and Neuropathic Pain
3 Drug delivery
09:20 – 10:00
Moderated discussion
1 Regenerative medicine: from cell therapy to organ and tissue replacement
2 Future therapies in CNS diseases
3 Nanomedicines on the horizon
10:00 – 10:15
Science Frontiers Keynote
1 'Self-Eating' and how it will transform healthcare
2 The Human Brain Project
3 Molecular machines and nanobots
10:15 – 10:30
Short Keynote
1 Novel peptide-based modalities now and on the horizon
2 Early Intervention in Psychosis services
3 Nano pharmaceuticals
10:30 – 10:45
1 What will replace CRISPR?
2 Bioelectronics
3 Nano electronic devices & biosensors
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 1:1
1 TBC

GENERAL SESSION

DELIVERING AFFORDABLE INNOVATIVE MEDICINES TO PATIENTS

12:20 - 12:25
Keynote
1 Digital disruption in healthcare
12:35 - 13:15
Moderated Discussion
1 Delivering affordable innovative medicines to patients
13:15 - 13:30
Fireside Chat
1 TBC
13:30 - 14:30
LUNCH

SESSION 4

DIGITAL DISRUPTORS: AI AND DATA IN HEALTHCARE

SESSION 5

DIFFICULT-TO-TREAT DISEASES

14:30 - 14:50
Keynote
1 Unlocking the value of healthcare data
2 Fighting chronic disease with digital/NHS partnership
14:50 - 15:10
Science frontiers keynote
1 The Future of Digital Health
2 Protein misfolding and disease (KOL keynote)
15:10 - 15:50
Moderated Discussion
1 Machine learning and genomics: novel targets and better medicines
2 Drugging disordered targets
15:50 - 16:05
Short Keynote
1 Data in Digital Health (TBC)
2 Targeted protein degradation
16:05 - 16:20
Fireside Chat
1 Next wave of computing and how it will impact healthcare
2 Systematic ways of targeting difficult drug targets
16:20 - 16:40
COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 6

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: PUTTING THE PATIENT IN THE CENTRE

16:40 - 17:00
Keynote
1 Transforming diabetes prevention and management
17:00 - 17:40
Moderated Discussion
1 The merging of food and healthcare
17:40 - 17:55
Science frontiers Keynote
1 Affordable and reliable sampling of the gut microbiome
17:55 - 18:10
Short keynote
1 The microbes and healthcare
18:10 - 18:25
Fireside Chat
1 Own your own health - the consumer-centric healthcare
18:25
COCKTAILS

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 and early detection 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 - 13:00
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 Bain Capital - Pfizer partnership (case study)
14:45 - 15:30
Moderated Discussion
1 New Kids on The block - Evolving landscapes of healthcare innovation and investor profiles
15:30 - 15:45
Fireside Chat
1 Supporting healthcare innovation with new funding models
COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 8

TOWARDS IMMORTALITY

SESSION 9

CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE

SESSION 10

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CAMBRIDGE RARE DISEASE NETWORK

16:05 -16:25
Keynote
1 Aging as a new therapy area
2 The one disease with comorbidities
3
16:25 - 17:25
Moderated Discussion
1 Live long and prosper: Extending lifespan and healthspan
2 The emerging interface between cardiovascular and metabolic disorders - future prevention, diagnosis and treatment
3
17:05 - 17:20
Science frontiers keynote
1 Mechanisms of aging
2 Fatty liver disease / liver fibrosis
3
17:20 - 17:35
Short keynote
1 The targets and therapeutics in aging
2 The One Brave Idea
3
17:35 - 17:50
Fireside Chat
1 Aging start-up company challenges
2 Miniature “heart-in-a-jar”
3

STARTUP PITCHING WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

18:05
COCKTAIL