North East Life Sciences conference: tickets now on sale

Book your tickets today to be part of the most exciting Life Sciences conversation in the North East this year.

Make sure your voice is heard … be part of the Life Sciences event
Make sure your voice is heard … be part of the Life Sciences event

The North East is a thriving hub of scientific vision, harnessing some of the brightest brains and ideas in the country, and is one of the UK’s hotspots for Life Sciences.

The UK Life Sciences Vision is a 10 year strategy for the sector to solve some of the biggest healthcare problems of our generations.

Tickets are available now for a fascinating full day North East Life Sciences conference, taking place at The Catalyst, Newcastle, on Tuesday, September 13, from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

The deadline for reserving tickets is fast approaching

Thanks to headline sponsor Academic Health Science Network, North East and North Cumbria, the event has attracted an impressive panel of experts and speakers, all ready to shine a light on the region’s vision to 2030.

What to expect

Chaired by Alix Mackay, The Life Sciences Marketing Academy, the day kicks off with a keynote address from Sam Allen, Chief executive of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board, followed by a panel discussion looking at how far the NE has come, where it is going and covering key themes to growth in the sector in the North East: innovation, investment, skills, growth.

The panel includes Ammar Mirza, CBEDr Nicola Hutchinson Chief Executive Officer, AHSN NENC, Justyna Mysliwy Senior Director of Research, IksudaAndrea Burroughs Associate Director of Commercial Enterprise, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Tony Wilson Head of Commercial & Innovation, NTH Solutions, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Arun Harish, Strategy Director, CPI.

This next session will focus on the role of digital and Health and Life Sciences and the redesign of patient pathways. Looking at the different stages of healthcare. The Digital Healthcare section is being let by Dave Belshaw, Digital Transformation Director, AHSN NENC, with David Knowles, Managing Director, Portis Care, Dr M Santhana Krishnan, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry/Liaison Psychiatry, TEWV Foundation Trust, and Dr Sean Gill, Programme Manager, AHSN.

Steve Bagshaw, from the UK Vaccines Taskforce has unique experience of Covid, and will look back on tremendous achievements, the acceleration of science and collaborative working through the pandemic, as we move closer to the 2030 UK vision.

Alongside the scientific innovation we need digital process and manufacturing, and David Berry Grand Challenge and Digital Strategy Lead, CPI, andAdeel Aslam, Technical Director, Bouygues E&S, will lead a panel discussion.

Can the North East become the UK’s greenest region by 2030?

Professor Martyn Dade-Robertson Professor of Emerging Technology, Co-Director of the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment,Dr Clare Winter MIEMA CEnv Senior Net Zero Programme Manager – North East & North Cumbria Integrated Care System (NENC ICS), and Chris Holt, Clean Growth Manager, NEPIC, head up a panel discussion around the environmental impacts of Life Sciences businesses and what has to be done to keep growth in the sector and ultimately help save the planet.

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Main sponsors

Helping bring the event together and providing major sponsorship and keynote speakders is The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC), which supports the health and care system to accelerate innovation which improves people’s health and the regional economy.

Other sponsors include CPI Marks & Clerk, BioPartner UK, Bionow, Newcastle University and Bouygues Energies & Services.

Buy your tickets now

Tickets are still available for day delegates, but must be reserved by September 12. If your organisation wants an exhibition stand, bookings must be made by September 9.