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Thursday, 3 December 2020

Session 1: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (UTC -8) 

Session 2: 9:45 pm -11:50 pm (UTC -8)

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Programme Rundown (tentative)

Thursday, 3 December 2020 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC -8)

14:00 - 14:05

Opening Speech

Prof Kelvin Tsoi, Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

14:05 - 14:10

Introduction of Session 1

Dr Michelle Morris, University Academic Fellow, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Dr Esther Talboom-Kamp, Chief Innovation Officer, Unilabs

Session 1: Digital Health Initiatives in the COVID-19 Crisis and Their Sustainability

14:10 - 14:35

The Digital Innovations from the COVID Pandemic That Will Make the Biggest Impact on Health by 2030

Dr Ashley McKimm, Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Innovations, United Kingdom

14:35 - 14:50

Mobile Digital Health for COVID-19: Ready, Set, ... Go?

Prof Björn Schuller, Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

14:50 - 15:05

Australia’s Telehealth Response to COVID-19

Prof Anthony Smith, Director, Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Australia; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare

15:05 - 15:20

Discovering and Distributing the Latent Knowledge Embedded in Clinical Data: Enabling Digital Consultations

Prof Jonathan Chen, Assistant Professor, Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, Stanford University, United States

15:20 - 15:35

Harnessing Digital Medicine to Optimise Drug Development and N-of-1 Healthcare

Prof Dean Ho, Provost’s Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology, 

National University of Singapore, Singapore

15:35 - 15:55

Panel Discussion

Dr Ashley McKimm | Prof Björn Schuller | Prof Anthony Smith |

Prof Jonathan Chen | Prof Dean Ho  

Session 2: Future of Digital Health in the Post-COVID-19 Era

21:45 - 21:50

Summary of Session 1

Dr Michelle Morris, University Academic Fellow, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

21:50 - 21:55

Introduction of Session 2

Ms Afsana Akhter, Chief Growth Officer, Kiio (Digital Solution for Musculoskeletal Care),

United States

Prof Bryant Lin, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, United States

21:55 - 22:20

Digital Health in a Pandemic: Lessons and Opportunities Arising from Covid-19

Mr Steve Davis, Co-chair, Digital Health Technical Advisory Group, World Health Organization

22:20 - 22:35

Digital Emergency Medicine @UBC: From COVID to Sustainability

Prof Kendall Ho, Professor,  Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada

22:35 - 22:50

Taking Digital Therapeutics Mainstream: Where Are We Today?

Prof Josip Car, Director, Centre for Population Health Sciences, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

22:50 - 23:05

The Role of Telemedicine in COVID-19 Era

Prof Tomohiko Moriyama, Vice Director, Telemedicine Development Center of Asia, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan

23:05 - 23:20

Adapting to survive beyond COVID-19- Fostering an Innovative Mindset in Healthcare as our best vaccination

Prof Homero Rivas, Professor of Surgery, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE

23:20 - 23:40

Panel Discussion

Prof Kendall Ho | Prof Josip Car | Prof Tomohiko Moriyama | Prof Homero Rivas

23:40 - 23:50

Closing Speech

Prof Bryant Lin, Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health, Stanford University, United States

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