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Provisional programme

The provisional programme for our Innovation Symposium is set out below:

 

10.00 - Opening remarks

  • Dr Chris Tufnell MRCVS

 

10.10 - The Future of the profession: how will technology transform the work of human experts

  • Professor Richard Suskind

  

10.45 - Innovation and disruption demystified

  • Professor Dimitrios Spyridonidis MRCVS, Warwick Business School

 

11.10 - Coffee

 

 

11.30 - Project Innovate: a regulatory strategy  to support innovation

  • Christopher Woolard, Director of Strategy and Competition – Financial Conduct Authority

 

11.55 - Telemedicine and clinical standards – A case study in human healthcare

  • Dr. Umang Patel, Clinical Director – Babylon Health

 

12.20 - ‘State of the Nation’: veterinary innovation in North America – challenge and opportunities

  • Dr Adam Little, Director of Veterinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Texas A&M

 

12.55 - Lunch

 

 

13.45 - Innovation Steps – Breaking down the gap between “here” and “there”

  • Dr Guen Bradbury MRCVS and Dr Greg Dickens MRVS – Innovia Technology

 

14.15 - Panel Debate – Here and now: Telemedicine, wearables and big data

  • Dr James Andrews MRCVS, CEO – Felcana

  • Dr Nuala Summerfield – Veterinary Cardiologist

  • Francesco Cardoletti  – Pawsquad

  • Prof Ivan Andonovic – Silent Herdsman

 

15.05 - Panel Debate – Coming to a vet near you soon: Artificial Intelligence, low-cost genomics, 5G and more.

  • Nils Hammerla , AI -  Babylon Health

  • TBC

  • TBC

  • Dr Adam Little – Texas A&M

 

15.55 - The RCVS and Innovation: What next?

  • Anthony Roberts, Director of Leadership and Innovation – RCVS

 

16.10 - Closing remarks

  • Dr Chris Tufnell MRCVS

 

16.15 - Networking drinks

 

 

17.00 - Close

 

 Innovation Day details

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