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The future of People Powered Health


Tuesday, 9 February 2016 from 10:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

The future of People Powered Health

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This event will bring together several hundred decision-makers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and practitioners to showcase, interrogate and celebrate some of the most exciting innovations happening in health and care. It will focus on how digital and social innovation can contribute to a more People Powered Health system.  

Current programme with confirmed speaker is outlined below, more programme announcements will be made in due course.  


09.00 - Registration and Breakfast

10.00 - Welcome


            Sir John Chisholm, Chair, Nesta


10.05    Setting the Scene


            Halima Khan, Executive Director - Health Lab, Nesta


10.20 - Social Movements in Health


            Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England


            Martin Hirsch, Director General, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris


            Facilitated by: Halima Khan, Executive Director - Health Lab, Nesta


11.10 - Innovators of Tomorrow Showcase


           Elaine Donnellon, Voluntary Services Manager, Voluntary Services Department, Royal Free London                NHS


           Prof. Chris Drinkwater CBE, Chair, Ways to Wellness


           Nick Dixon, Commissioning Manager, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council 


11.25 - Refreshments, Networking and Showcase Lounge


11.55 - Scaling Complex Innovations in Health


            Prof. Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust


            Dr. Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, Health Foundation


            Facilitated by: Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta


12.40 - Innovators of Tomorrow Showcase


           Dr. Sophie Bostock, Sleep Evangelist, Big Health (Sleepio)


           Mark Wilson, GoodSam


           Bruce Hellman, CEO and Founder, Umotif Digital Health


12.55 - Lunch, Networking and Showcase Lounge


13.55 - Welcome Back


            Halima Khan, Executive Director - Health Lab, Nesta


14.00 - The Future of Citizen Science Using Digital Health


            Dr. Stephen Friend, President, Sage BioNetworks


            Prof. Deborah Estrin, Co-Founder, Open mHealth


            Dr. James Levine, Mayo Clinic


            Facilitated by: John Loder, Head of Strategy - Health Lab, Nesta


14.50 - People Powered Results Project Showcase


            Nadim Matta, President, Rapid Results Institute


            Clare Morris, Chief Accountable Officer, West Essex CCG


            Facilitated by: Julie Mellor, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman and Trustee, Nesta


15.25 - Refreshments, Networking and Showcase Lounge


15.55 - Behavioural Change in Future Health and Care Systems


            David Halpern, Chief Executive, Behavioural Insights Team


            Edwin B Fisher, Global Director, Peers for Progress


            Facilitated by: Kersten England, Chief Executive of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council


16.45 - Rising to the Challenge: Reflections of the Day


            Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta


17.05 - Drinks reception and Networking

This event is now full so please sign up to the waiting list. If you have been successful for a place we will contact you. 


We reserve the right to refuse any application for a place athe event. Your registration is not complete until we have confirmed your place by email. 

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Please see below our terms and conditions:  


a.       Please let us know if you have any additional requirements (access, vision, hearing, diet). We will make every effort to accommodate requests although we cannot guarantee that these will be met.

b.       The event may be recorded and photographs taken which may be used to promote Nesta and our activities. Please let us know on arrival if you do not want to appear in photos or recordings of the event.

c.       We reserve the right to deny entry should you: 

  • fail to arrive within 15 minutes of start time;

  • fail to show a valid printed or electronic ticket on arrival.

  • fail to advise in advance of substitute details.


Do you have questions about The future of People Powered Health? Contact Nesta

When & Where

200 Aldersgate St

EC1A 4HD London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 from 10:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

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Nesta is the UK's innovation foundation. We help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. We do this by providing investments and grants and mobilising research, networks and skills. We are an independent charity and our work is enabled by an endowment from the National Lottery. Nesta is a registered charity in England and Wales 1144091 and Scotland SC042833. For more information, please visit:

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