Industry Events

Digital Events:

Usually we share industry events that are going on throughout the year that you may be interested in attending, however due to COVID – 19 many events have been postponed or cancelled. So here are a few digital events that you may be interested in signing up to…

Event: Working From Home Show

Location: Online Webinar

Date: 30th – 31st July 2020

Description: “The world of working has just changed. And this temporary change will become part of our working culture permanently. Because remote working isn't just an option anymore - it’s a mission critical part of your business model thanks to the global world health crisis.

The Working From Home Show is a two-day virtual event for SMEs, corporate organisations, startups and individuals to discover the world of working from home. With insights from thought leaders, IT experts, HR professionals, and companies who’ve already rolled it out successfully, the event is the best way to ensure you create a successful working from home culture in your business - no matter how big or small.”

Link: https://workingfromhomeshow.vfairs.com/en

 

Event: Supporting mental health post COVID-19

Location: Online Webinar

Date: 14th September 2020 12:30 – 13:30

Description: “Join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) for an update on the current state of mental health innovation in the NHS. Hilary Tovey, NHSE/I Deputy Head of Mental Health and Programme Lead, Digital Mental Health Programme, will provide an overview of national NHS priorities followed by NIA Fellows presenting their learnings on implementing mental health solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and through NHS Reset.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-mental-health-post-covid-19-learnings-from-the-nia-tickets-119580054161

 

Event: West Midlands Pharmacy Care Home Network Meeting

Location: Online Webinar

Date: 16th September 2020 12:00 – 13:00

Description: “The network has been set up to aid communication and share best practice across the West Midlands Region for both Pharmacists and Technicians supporting medicines optimisation in Care Homes (Nursing and Residential). These meetings are being held in response to the NHS England and Improvement letter of 1st May requesting primary and community health support for care home residents. In the longer term, we hope for the network to continue whether that be online or face-to-face!”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-pharmacy-care-home-network-meeting-tickets-118144305799

 

Event: Covid-19 Patient Pathways Webinar

Location: Online Webinar

Date:  23rd September 2020 16:00 – 17:30 

Description: “This webinar brings you examples of innovative ways to assess and manage patients in the community with suspected Covid-19.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/covid-19-patient-pathways-webinar-tickets-113889324034

 

Event: WMAHSN FREED Implementation Consultation Event

Location: Online Webinar

Date: 23rd September 2020 -11:30 – 13:00 

Description: “The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network would like to invite you to a virtual informal session to discuss the potential implementation of the FREED Model and what it would mean to your site.

Session Overview

The session will feature short presentations from the developers of FREED at SLaM and hear from the FREED team at Forward Thinking Birmingham of their experience of implementing FREED. Presentations will also include sharing insights from other services across the country in implementing FREED and the potential benefits of joining the FREED network. There will then be a question and answer session.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wmahsn-freed-implementation-consultation-event-tickets-118499189265

 

Event: 4th WM Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative Event

Location: Webinar Event

Date: 6th October 2020

Description: “Join us for the fourth meeting of the West Midlands Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative. For more information and to reserve your place, please email emlap@wmahsn.org

Link:https://www.wmahsn.org/events/2020/10/06/4th_WM_Emergency_Laparotomy_Collaborative_Event

 
Event: Medilink UK Healthcare Virtual Business Awards 2020

Location: Online Webinar

Date: Thursday 8 October 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Description: “Join us for the very first virtual Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards 2020 and celebrate the very best of UK Life Sciences companies.

The awards demonstrate the regional depth and national reach of Medilink UK by recognising the achievements of the regional Medilink awards winners for 2019-2020, in Start Up, Export Achievement, Collaboration with the NHS, Innovation and Outstanding Achievement categories.

Hosted by Chris Turner, Comedian and Freestyle Rapper, join us for an afternoon of virtual celebrations, be entertained and take the opportunity to celebrate with the best of the best in the life sciences sector, whilst forming new connections with leading professionals on a unique virtual networking platform…”

Link: https://www.medilinkem.com/event/medilink-uk-healthcare-virtual-business-awards-2020/

 

Event: Midlands Digital Health and Care Week

Location: Online webinars

Date: From October 12, 2020 08:30 until October 16, 2020 13:30

Description: “Midlands Digital Health and Care Week will be brought to you by the West Midlands and East Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN). This series of short, virtual sessions will take place over the week of 12-16 October with an aim to share strategy information and in-depth insights and learnings from digital health and care projects from across the Midlands region.

These sessions are open to NHS, Social Care, Government and Local Authority colleagues, therefore only bookings with a relevant email address will be accepted. 

Click the links below to register your place on the sessions you are interested in. If you are unable to attend on the day, please register and you will receive a recording following the session.”

Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3499698641901029648 

Event: Webinar: Medical Devices, Brexit and the Border

Location: Webinar

Date: 4th November 2020 4pm – 5pm 

Description: “In this Medilink Midlands webinar, the Office for Life Sciences, the Government’s specialist team that sponsors the sector, will present on everything MedTech firms need to know about the end of the Transition Period, and what will happen next.”

Link: https://www.medilinkwm.co.uk/events/webinar-medical-devices-brexit-border/

Event: Managing Deteriorating Conditions 2020 National Conference

Location: The National Motorcycle Museum

Date: 10th November 2020

Description: “After guidance from NHS England / Improvement, the Sepsis+ conference has evolved to encompass all deteriorating conditions. Join the conference speakers, take part in the workshops and stay ahead of industry hot topics. Learn how to detect and identify emerging issues before they become major problems.

There will be an excellent range of speakers including Matt Inada-Kim (the National Clinical Adviser on Sepsis and Deterioration), Kenny Ajayi (Programme Director for Patient Safety at Imperial College Health Partners), Tara Marshall (Clinical Lead for deterioration at Eastern Academic Health Science Network), Chris Carey (Clinical Lead Health Education England) and myself to name a few.”

Link: https://sepsis2020.co.uk/

Event: Webinar: Medicines, Brexit and the Border

Location: Webinar

Date: 11th November 2020 1:30om – 2:30pm

Description: “In this Medilink Midlands webinar, the Office for Life Sciences, the Government’s specialist team that sponsors the sector, will present on everything firms developing, manufacturing and selling Medicines need to know about the end of the Transition Period, and what will happen next.”

Link: https://www.medilinkwm.co.uk/events/webinar-medicines-brexit-border/

Event: Supporting CVS Prevention in Primary Care

Location: Webinar

Date: 11th November 2020

Description: “Join UCLPartners and the British Heart Foundation on Wednesday 11 November to learn more about the resources available to help primary care teams support patients to prevent CVD, using a virtual first approach.

Speakers will include Dr Matt Kearney, Director for CVD and Primary Care Innovation at UCLPartners and other primary care clinicians, who will share examples of changes they have made to practice since the start of the pandemic, how they have implemented the changes and what lessons there are for others looking to take a similar approach.”

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gpTpnZ6-SBCDC2ei85RS0w

 
Event: West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster – Roadshow with SCC

Location: Webinar

Date: 11th November 2020

Description: “A roadshow meeting from the West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster (WMHTC), which will be hosted by the SCC. The meeting will present the opportunity to learn further about the work of the SCC in the field of health innovation.”

Link: https://www.wmahsn.org/events/2020/11/11/West_Midlands_Health_Technologies_Cluster-_Roadshow_with_SCC

 
Event: Hereford & Worcester Deterioration QI Webinar Series – Part 2

Location: Webinar

Date: 12th November 2020

Description: “The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network would like to invite you to the second in a 3 part webinar series focusing on the management of deterioration and quality improvement in care homes across the Hereford and Worcester region.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hereford-and-worcester-deterioration-qi-webinar-part-2-tickets-122384097129

 
Event: AGE – WELL and Supporting Innovation in AgeTech

Location: Webinar

Date: 12th November 2020

Description: “If you are a ‘healthy ageing’ innovator in the UK, interested in entering the Canadian marketplace, this interactive webinar is for you. Brought to you by The AHSN Network Innovation Exchange, in partnership with the Canadian AGE-WELL network, this interactive webinar will be the first in a series of joint events hosted by Canada and England, focussing on innovation in healthy ageing.”

Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pW4tJSrpR2CFJJib8Hhm9w

Event: Microsoft 356 Tools – a smarter and more productive way to work

Location: Webinar

Date: 12th November 2020 10am – 11am

Description: “Microsoft Teams has proven a vital tool to share information securely and support new ways of working during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Join Medilink Midlands and Tim Price, Train IT Midlands on Thursday 12 November to find out how you can improve productivity and enhance collaboration across your organisation and the life sciences and healthcare community.”

Link: https://www.medilinkwm.co.uk/events/microsoft-365-tools-smarter-productive-way-work/

Event: West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster – Roadshow with UHCW

Location: Webinar

Date: 18th November 2020

Description: “A roadshow meeting from the West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster (WMHTC), which will be hosted by the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). The meeting will present the opportunity to learn further about the work of the UHCW in the field of health innovation.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-health-technologies-cluster-roadshow-with-uhcw-tickets-126445741617

 

Event: West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster – Roadshow with Demand Hib (UHB)

Location: Webinar

Date: 25th November 2020

Description: “A roadshow meeting from the West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster (WMHTC), which will be hosted by the Demand Hub at the University of Birmingham. The meeting will present the opportunity to learn further about the work of the Demand Hub, and on examples of Health Innovations they are working with.”

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-health-technologies-cluster-roadshow-with-demand-hub-uob-tickets-126517129139