Innov8Talks

Innovation Talks

See how the next generation of healthcare pioneers are transforming the healthcare industry with their ground-breaking ideas and solutions.

 

2 - 4 October 2024

Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference Center (RFECC), Saudi Arabia

In partnership with

Overview

Day One | Sunday, 29 October 2023

 

Innovation Talks
Emcee: Abdulaziz Alqahtani, PMO Director, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

11:10 | Opening Remarks
Dr Mohammed AlHamali,
Chairman of the National Innovation & Regulatory Sandbox Committee, Chief Innovation Officer & Regulatory Sanbox, SEHA Virtual Hospital & Enablement Centre - MOH, Riyadh, KSA

11:20 |  Creating self-innovating healthcare infrastructure and local capacity with Innovation Think Tank
Prof Sultan Haider
, Founder and Head - Innovation Think Tank, Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany 

11:45 | AI and XR, a Brave New World in Healthcare
Dr Rafael Grossman, General, Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon General, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, USA

12:15 | Healthcare needs AI
Jan Beger, Senior Director Digital Ecosystem, GE Healthcare, Leipzig, Germany

12:45 | Maximizing impact: The healthcare transformation program in KSA towards Vision 2030
Dr Fouziyah Mohamed Al-JarAllah, CEO, Al-Inma Medical Services, Owner and Operator, Al Hayat National Hospitals, Riyadh, KSA

13:15 | Unlocking hidden value in healthcare  
Moderator:
Sami AlHarbi, Business Innovation Leader, FLOW Medical Solutions, Riyadh, KSA

Panellists         

  • Ahmed AlMughrabi, Director of Performance Excellence, FLOW Medical Solutions, Riyadh, KSA
  • Fahed AlAteek, Director of Assessment, Planning & Implementation, FLOW Medical Solutions, Riyadh, KSA
     

13:45 | Healthcare Innovation Ecosystem within Saudi 2030 Vision
Dr Sufana AlMashhadi, Director of Innovation, Saudi National Health Institute, Riyadh, KSA

14:15 | NEOM State of Mind
Dr Hany Osman, Director – Healthcare Technology & Infrastructure, NEOM, Riyadh, KSA 

Emcee: Abdulaziz Alqahtani, PMO Director, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

14:40 | Exploring e-health investment landscape: Growth prospects, emerging trends, and navigating challenges

Moderator:
Dr Mohammed AlHamali,
Chairman of the National Innovation & Regulatory Sandbox Committee, Director of innovation & Business Development, Digital Health Center of Excellence- Ministry of Health Riyadh, KSA

Panellists:

  • Adel Alrshaidi, Undersecretary for Digital Health, Ministry of Health, Kuwait
  • Maxwell David, Principal, Apollo Global Management, New York, USA
  • Ahmed Alnaji Director of Unified Health Record, Lean Business Services, Riyadh, KSA
  • Agus Rachmanto, Deputy Chief DTO, Ministry of Health Indonesia, Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia
  • Ricky Mehra, Managing Partner, Continuum Health Ventures, USA
  • Saad Alrabiah, New Business Development GM, STC, KSA

 

Innov8 Talks
Emcee: 
Zainab Mansour Alaayed, Director of Nurisng, Seha Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA   
Nassem Asiri, Volunteer, Seha Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA 

15:20 | MEET THE INNOVATORS (Group 1)

  • Abdullah Alodeh Cofounder & CEO, BIOASTRO MedTech, KSA
  • Meshari Alwashmi, CEO, AmplifAI Health, KSA
  • Ulrich Weigelt, CEO, RobotDreams GmbH, Austria
  • Ahmed Sidam, CEO, Ameen Care, KSA
  • Ali Alhasan, Founder & CEO, NanoPalm, KSA
  • Ayushya Verma, Senior Software Developer, K.M. Williams & Associates, Pakistan/USA
  • Giuseppe Giorgianni, President, iNNOVA, Italy
  • Joe Hawayek, CEO, ARC ICU, UAE
  • Roohi Hamlani, Co-founder & Head of Patient Participation, CAREFUL, UAE
    o   Dr DJ Hamblin-Brown, Chief Executive Officer, CAREFUL, UAE
  • Ferdous Bukhary, Consultant Orthodontist, King Saud University, KSA

 

MEET THE JUDGES:

  • Faisal alSaif, Founder & CEO, Tech Pills Production, Riyadh, KSA
  • Saad A Alhuzami, General Director of Data and AI, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Hadi Saeed Alshakhori, Business Incubation Manager, Saudi Aramco Entrepneurship Centre (Wa'ed), Dhahran, KSA
  • Dr Hany Osman, Director – Healthcare Technology & Infrastructure, NEOM, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Bernado Bizzo, Senior Director, Digital Clinical Research Organization, Mass General Brigham, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
  • Waleed Alshemimary, Director of Innovation Department, SVH – MOH, Riyadh KSA


15:30 | Networking

18:00 | Global Health Exhibition Day 1 Ends

Day Two | Monday, 30 October 2023

 

Innovation Talk - The Keynotes
Emcee: Dr Sana Alorf, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist, SEHA Virtual Hospital 

11:00 |  From diagnosis to cure: Battling healthcare misinformation (Fireside Chat)
Dr Geeta Nayyar,
Author of Dead Wrong, nationally recognized leader in health IT, Miami, USA
Dr Tamara Sunbul, Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, John Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, KSA

11:30 | Growth opportunities in Women’s Health
Reenita Das, Partner, Top 100 women in Healthtech and Femtech, Frost and Sullivan, Dubai, UAE

12:00 | A new era for medicine: digital diagnostics and therapeutics
Dr Tamara Sunbul, Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, John Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, KSA 

Emcee: Dr Sana Alorf, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist, SEHA Virtual Hospital

12:30 | Building enduring tech-enabled healthcare services companies    
Moderator: Isaac Applbaum,
Founder and Partner, MizMaa Ventures Limited, California, USA

Panellists

  • David Dill, Chairman and CEO, Lifepoint Health, USA
  • Merril Anovick, President & COO, 25m Health, New York, USA
  • Ted Tussing, Founder, Managing Partner, Stock Farm Ventures, Chairman, OrthoRPM, California, USA

13:15 | Human vs AI: compete or complement
Dr Walid Fitaihi, Chairman and CEO, International Medical Center, Jeddah, KSA

13:45 | ESG as an modern imperative in healthcare
Rami Rajab,
CEO, Mecomed, London, United Kingdom

Emcee: Saba Lazurayqi, Senior Education Specialists, Virtual Critical Care Manager, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

14:15 | Collaborative innovation in healthcare: Building bridges between industry and research
Moderator: Abdulaziz Ahmoud, CEO Advisor, Seha Virtual Hospital & Innovation Enablement Centre, Riyadh, KSA 

Panellists:

  • Dr Ibrahim Alhaidari, Executive Director of the Health Endowment Fund, MOH, KSA 
  • Dr Hebah Elgibreen, Director of Research and Innovation, Academy from STC, Riyadh, KSA 
  • Dr Abdulelah AlShammri, Assistant Hospital Director, Rafha Central Hospital, Riyadh KSA 
  • Eng Yazid Alazwari, New Technology Assessment Section Head, Saudi Food and Drug Authority, Riyadh, KSA

 

15:00 | AI towards improving population health
Maher Kilani,
Partner, AI & Data, Deloitte, Dubai, UAE

Innov8 Competition 
Emcee: 
Mohammad Alharbi, Administrative and Financial Director, Seha Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA  
Renad Almutairi, Trainee, Seha VirtualHospital, Riyadh, KSA

15:30 | MEET THE INNOVATORS: (Group 2)

  • Andrée Aiphi Nguyen, CDO, Skymab Therapeutics, France
  • Amal Alsaif, Director, Ucan Company, KSA
  • Amin Khelil, Entrepreneur in Healthcare, SyncVR Medical, Netherlands
  • Ahmad Basalah, CTO, 3Dit Medical, KSA
  • Jawad Chaudhry, CEO & Co-Founder, Athir, KSA
  • Ryan Alqahtani, Student, The Smart Medical Bed, KSA
  • Fawaz Alotaibi, CEO, Dawai, KSA
  • Aftab Ahmad Chattha, CEO, Chattha Bio Care, Pakistan
  • Emine Yilmaz Butun, CEO, Mintea Mental Health, UAE
  • Margali Nallamothu, Product Manager, AVA Five, UAE
  • Doszhan Zhussupov, Founder & CEO, CEREBRA, Kazakhstan

 

MEET THE JUDGES

  • Dr Fadia AlBuhairan, Senior Advisor; Pillar Lead, Leadership & Culture Transformation, Health Sector Transformation Program, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Aiman Altamimi, Associate Dean of Admissions and Registration, KSAU-HS, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Hebah Elgibreen, Director of Research and Innovation, Academy from STC, Riyadh, KSA
  • Eng Yazid Alazwari, New Technology Assessment Section Head, SFDA, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Abdulaziz Ahmoud, CEO Advisor, Seha Virtual Hospital & Innovation Enablement Centre, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Abdulkareem Almuhanna, Medical Informatics Officer, KFSH&RC, Riyadh, KSA 


17:30 | End of Innov8 Day 2

18:00 | Global Health Exhibition Day 2 Ends


Day Three | Tuesday, 31 October 2023

 

Innovation Talk - The Keynotes
Emcee: Saba Lazurayqi, Senior Education Specialists, Virtual Critical Care Manager, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

11:15 |  Revolutionizing Healthcare: Smart solutions in smart cities
Dr Sultan Saad Alzahrani,
Associate Professor, KACST, Riyadh, KSA

11:45 |  AI-powered patient centered healthcare
Dr Mohammed Alhamid, Director of the Centre of Healthcare Intelligence, KFSH&RC, Riyadh, KSA

12:10 | Experience and lessons Learned in AI clinical implementation
Dr Bernado Bizzo, Senior Director, Digital Clinical Research Organization, Mass General Brigham, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA

Emcee: Dr Sana Alorf, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist, SEHA Virtual Hospital

12:45 | Robotics Surgery & AI
Dr Maher Saleh Moazin, Division of Urology, Dept of Surgical Specialties, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA 

13:00 | The future and scope for surgical advancements and capabilities in KSA
Dr Dieter Broering, Executive Director, Organ Transplant Center of Excellence King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Professor of Surgery, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

13:15 | Transforming Diagnostics: Telepathology and the Patient-Centric Approach
Dr Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan, Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board, HistoApp, Riyadh, KSA

 

Innov8 Start-up Competition 
Emcee: Abdulaziz Alqahtani, PMO Director, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA 

13:30 | Final Pitch-Off - 6 start-up finalists

MEET THE JUDGES

  • Samar Nassar, Managing Director, Healthcare Services and Devices, Ministry of Investment, Riyadh, KSA
  • Sarper Tanli, Managing Director, Mass General Brigham, Dubai, UAE 
  • Faisal Belhoul, Vice Chairman, Dubai Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Sufana AlMashhadi, Director of Innovation, Saudi National Health Institute, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Mohammed AlHamali, Chairman of the National Innovation & Regulatory Sandbox Committee, Chief Innovation Officer & Regulatory Sanbox, SEHA Virtual Hospital & Enablement Centre - MOH, Riyadh, KSA
  • Ricky Mehra, Managing Partner, Continuum Health Ventures, USA

 

Emcee: Abdulaziz Alqahtani, PMO Director, SEHA Virtual Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

15:00 | Award Ceremony

15:30 | Closing and End of Day 3

17:00 | Global Health Exhibition Day 3 Ends

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