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School of Management

Swansea University Bay Campus

Fabian Way

Crymlyn Burrows


United Kingdom

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*Content and timings of the Programme are subject to change

8:30am - 9:00am : SoM Atrium

Registration and Marketplace

9:00am - 9:10am : Lecture Theatre - 010

Welcome by Prof Mike Sullivan

(Morgan Academy & Swansea University Vice President) “What is the Morgan Academy?”


Introduction & housekeeping with Chair Adrian Masters (ITV Wales Political Editor)


A Digital Future for South West Wales: Prof. Marc Clement (Swansea University) and Mark James (Carmarthenshire Council)

9:35am (Via video link in Lecture Theatre - 010)

Keynote speaker: Erik Nordkamp, MD for Pfizer

“The UK Digital Landscape”

9:45am-10:35am : Lecture Theatre - 010

Expert panel debate:

“What the digitally transformed future looks like in health services? What can we learn from industry?”

Featured presentations by:

John Gordon (Pfizer)

Bryan Austin (Renishaw)

Chris Reeves (Cisco)

Mike Moran (Proton Partners)

James Johnston (Fujitsu)


Joined by panellists, for audience Q&A:

Prof Hamish Laing (ARCH & ABMU)

Rhidian Hurle (NWIS)

Dyfan Searle (ElidirHealth)

David Maguire (The King’s Fund) (via video link)

11:15am : SoM Atrium

Coffee break and marketplace

11:30am-12:20pm : Lecture Theatre - 010

Expert Panel Debate:

“How ready are we to harness digital opportunities?”

Featured presentations by:

Jeremy Atkins (HPE)

John Kingsbury (KTN)

Dr Julian Shapley (Cell Novo)

John Hawksworth (PwC)


Joined by panellists, for audience Q&A:

Matthew Lakelin (TrakCel)

Karen Tyler (Deloitte)

Ian Bond (Medivation Ltd)

1:00pm-1:30pm : SoM Atrium

Lunch and marketplace and networking

1:30pm : Lecture Theatre – 010

Welcome back with Chair Adrian Masters

1:30pm - 2:10pm

Expert panel debate:

“What is holding us back? In terms of TALENT, SECURITY, CULTURE”

Featured presentations by:

Phil Smith (Life Journey) (via video link)

Andy Williams (British Embassy Cyber Security Envoy)

Matt Evans (UK Tech Internet of Things)

2:10pm - 3:00pm

Joined by panellists, for audience Q&A:

Joseph Carter (British Lung Foundation)

Bertie Miller (University of South Wales)

Adam Wedgbury (Airbus)

3:00pm - 3:15pm : SoM Atrium

Coffee break, marketplace and networking

3:15pm - 3:25pm : Lecture Theatre 010

Keynote speaker:

Julie James AM, Minister for Skills & Science

“Progressing the Welsh Government’s Digital Strategy”

3:25pm - 4:15pm

Taking the agenda forward.

Roundtable discussion chaired by Sir Mansel Ayl­ward, including:

Chris Reeves(Cisco)

Stephen Magowan (Digital Strategy Advisor to ABMU)

Prof. Harold Thimbleby (Swansea University)

Nigel Rees (Welsh Ambulance)

Adam Dixon (Phytophonics)

4:15pm : Lecture Theatre 010

Closing remarks, thanks and next steps

Prof Mike Sullivan (Morgan Academy)


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School of Management

Swansea University Bay Campus

Fabian Way

Crymlyn Burrows


United Kingdom

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