Conference programme

Session 1

9.00 Keynote: Opening our minds to the potential of big data

Dr Joel Selanikio, CEO Magpi; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Hospital. 


9.45 Keynote: Key challenges for wider adoption of big data in an Irish context

Prof Jean-Christophe Desplat, Director, Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC); Honorary Professor, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.


10.30 Case study: Managing big data in Ireland

Prof Martin Curley, Chief Information Officer and Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Ireland, Health Service Executive.

11.00 Coffee/Tea

Session 2

11.30 Case study: Applying data in practice

Dr Oliver Bernath, Partner in Health Consulting and Analytics, PwC; Consultant Neurologist, Guy’s Hospital. 


12.00 Case study: Personal data – using it in practice

Prof Andre Dekker, Professor of Clinical Data Science Maastricht University; Medical Physicist and Manager of Research & Education, MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht.


12.30 Presentation: Applying GDPR in a health research setting

Dr Ruth Davis, Consultant, Higher Education and Research Managment, Funding and Policy.

13.00 Lunch

Session 3

14.00 Presentation: The highly-integrated role of data-analytics and tech in helping people to be healthy and fulfilled at 100

Prof Linda Doyle, Professor of Engineering & The Arts; Dean and Vice President for Research at Trinity College Dublin.


14.30 Presentation: Big data – the business behind it

Nicolaus Henke, PhD, Senior Partner McKinsey &Co, London; Chairman of QuantumBlack.


15.00 Presentation: Data privacy and useful purpose: can we get the best of both worlds?

Dr Natalie Banner, Policy Advisor and Understanding Patient Data Lead, Wellcome Trust, London.


15.30 Panel discussion: Balancing big data, big profit and privacy

Discussion Facilitator: Miriam O'Callaghan, TV & Radio Broadcast Journalist.

Participants including Dr Joel Selanikio & Dr Natalie Banner and others to be confimed


16.15 Closing remarks


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