Nesta Healthcare Event to Showcase the Future of People Powered Health

Luke Cloherty, Editor

Nesta’s “The Future of People Powered Health” event is to explore and discuss some of the most exciting digital and social innovations set to come in healthcare. The event will, according to Nesta, “bring together senior decision-makers, top industry leaders and policy commentators, entrepreneurs and future-thinking practitioners from across the UK – and further afield – for a day of debate and discussion”.

Its programme is designed to showcase some of the maverick work currently being done in healthcare and Nesta say “we will set out inspiring perspectives on how the health system can reconfigure itself to meet the demands of the future”

The event will be hosted by Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of Nesta and Halima Khan, Executive Director of Health Lab, Nesta and will take place on 9 February 2016 at ETC Venues St Pauls, 200 Aldersgate Street, London.

Confirmed speakers include:

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England

Martin Hirsch, Chief Executive, Assistance Publique Hopitaux Paris

Dr. Jennifer Dixon CBE, Chief Executive, The Health Foundation

Prof. Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust

Dr. Stephen Friend, Director, Sage Bionetworks

Prof. Deborah Estrin, Co-founder, mHealth

Prof. James A. Levine, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Dr. David Halpern, Chief Executive, The Behavioural Insights Team

Dr. Edwin B. Fisher, Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health – University of North Carolina; and Global Director, Peers for Progress

January 5, 2016