Health Data Forum Global Hybrid Summit

Empowering Health and Healthcare for revival and renewal

Excellence and trust in artificial intelligence for health and healthcare:  Building win-win partnerships.

28 October, UTC

10:00 Arrival, Check into the virtual space meet other Summit members. 

 10:30 Optional Knowledge Tours

11:30 SIG (Special Interest Groups)

11:30 SIG (Special Interest Groups)

  • Trust, citizen empowerment and the role of digital literacy on health data sharing Moderator: Bleddyn Rees, Deputy Chair European Connected Health Alliance.
  • Carina Dantas, CEO SHINE 2Europe, Innovation Director Cáritas Coimbra, Vice-President EU Covenant Demographic Change, ECHAlliance Project Manager
  • Diogo Martins, EU/International Digital Health Projects Coordinator at SPMS – Shared Services Portuguese Ministry of Healthcare, Public Enterprise)
  • Carola Schulz (empirica):
  • Dipak Kalra (i~HD):
  • Mara Dioconu (Norway Health Tech);
  • Ana Silva (CHPVVC):
  • Juliana Sá (CHP)

Team participants

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 How can the world advance towards AI maturity in health?

  •  Moderator: Johannes Boch, Director of Access, and Urban Health at Novartis Foundation.
  •  João Arthur Reis, Director – Science, Technology and Innovation at the Department of Economic Development | São Paulo State Government
  • Marco Bego, Executive Director | Chief Innovation Office, University Hospital (HC), São Paulo
  • Dr. Sujoy Kar, Chief Medical Information Officer & Vice President Apollo Hospitals

15:00 Digital Health Portugal Meetup

Innovation Village virtual experience Inauguration

16:00 Health Innovation Village opens

Welcome Session

18:00 Soft opening with a fireside chat that will be broadcasted live on LinkedIn and Facebook (**)

29 October, UTC

9:00 Welcome session & Keynote addresses (live broadcast)

  • Suzanne Gaunt, President & CEO International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)
  • Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS

CEOxCMOs Mashup Talk

11:00 Health Data  Unconference (parallel sessions) 

11:00 Health Data Campfire Talks expert discussions followed by knowledge exchange and interaction with the participants attending each stream.

Opening notes: Alexandre Guedes da Silva, President of SPEM

  • Is the patient really in the center? (**)  ModeratorRita VelosoYoung Executive Leader at IHF; Executive Board Member at CHPVVC
  • Augusto Ittig, MD OSDE group and y President of RISAD,
  • Francisco Goaiana da Silva, President at Health Parliament Portugal; WHO Europe Consultant for NCDs Prevention
  • João Moreira Pinto, Paediatric Surgery at Centro Hospitalar Univesitário do Porto, Researcher at ISPUP
  • Paulo Gonçalves, Vice-Presidente da SPEM

12:00 Round Table: Health Data & Covid-19

13:00 Lunch break  

14:00 Keynote address (live broadcast)

15:00 Start-up Roundup Talks: Health Data Revolution

Andy Bleadan, Director of Ecosystems and Membership at the European Connected Health Alliance: The Global Connector (ECHAlliance), Frederic Lievens, Vice Executive Director International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) and Levi Shapiro Founder, mHealth Israel.

15:30 Round Table: The Quest for the Holy Grail

Architecture and Interoperability of EHR: Building common ground in the EU from successful national experiences.

29 October, UTC

9:00 Opening keynote addresses

Welcome intervention

  • Rui Santos Ivo, President of NFARMED – National Authority for Medicines and Health Products, I.P.

Opening keynotes

11:00 Health Data  Unconference (parallel sessions) 

15:00 Healthcare Innovation parallel sessions

Guest speakers:

  • Gerard Bourbon (CEO of INL4Life), Sweden,
  • Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystems and Membership, ECHAlliance
  • Miguel Botto (Director at Portugal Ventures, Venture Capital & Private Equity):
  • Nanda Kumar, MD of Elektronik Lab and Founder of Evitalz, Chennai, India
  • Prashant Sharma, Chairman of ICC Healthcare Committee, Managing Director of Charnok Hospital SKM Group, Kolkata, India.

Startup & Investors meeting (**)

17:00 Conference closing address

17:30 Conference ends

(*) These sessions will be hosted in Qiqo Chat, a social wrapper around Zoom meetings so that participants can move themselves in and out of different virtual spaces. .Times shown are UTC+1.

(**) Sessions in Portuguese

Health Data Future Trends (live broadcast) A fireside chat on the future of Big Data, Health, and Healthcare.

  • Rafael Grossman Immigrant, Surgeon, Educator- Passionate about the smart use of Technology to Augment Healthcare, Education & Access to GlobalHealth

(*) These sessions will be hosted in Qiqo Chat, a social wrapper around Zoom meetings so that participants can move themselves in and out of different virtual spaces. .Times shown are UTC+1.

(**) Sessions in Portuguese

Detailed Program Schedule

Online Summit

Read the detailed program and watch the video clips here.


Watch the videos of subsequent events: more.

Virtual Campus

An immersive peer learning environment: here

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