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Tech Spirit Barcelona 2021

Activity start date:  22.11.2021
Activity end date:  23.11.2021

Organized by: 

Tech Barcelona

Collaborators: 

Acció Catalonia Trade & Invest (Generalitat de Catalunya), Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Activa, CaixaBank, Adevinta, Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona, Biocat, EATRIS Plus, Consorci Zona franca, DENTSU, Department of Digital Policies, DWF-RCD, LLYC, Port of Barcelona, The Knot Worldwide, Wayra, La Vanguardia.

Venue: 

Llotja De Mar, Barcelona

Tech Spirit

Tech Spirit Barcelona it is consolidated as a reference event of the local innovative community with a global vision. The meeting, which will take place on November 22 and 23 at the Llotja de Mar in Barcelona, is a demonstration of the energy of the digital and technological ecosystem of the city of Barcelona.

Tech Barcelona, the private non-profit association that brings together more than 1,200 entrepreneurs, startups, investors and corporations and backbones the digital and technological ecosystem of Barcelona, leads again the organization of this event, with ACCIÓ, the agency of the Generalitat of Catalonia for the competitiveness of the company, as the main partner; the support of Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Activa; the collaboration of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and the main companies in the ecosystem.

Biocat is the Spirit Partner for the meeting and is hosting two sessions on November 22, at Adevinta Stage, under the umbrella of digitization of the healthcare sector, from the perspective of AI and its capacity to transform the system, industry, personalized medicine and clinical trials. The sessions will feature international speakers from the industry (IBM, Novartis, Veristat) and experts from EATRIS Plus project, leaders of the European consortium EATRIS+, which are collaborating on this track. 

Digital tech disruption: Is the health industry ready?

Session 1-  22/11 10.00h. Adevinta Stage

Transforming healthcare with AI

Introduction and chair of the session - Montse Daban, Scientific Director, Biocat

  • Angela Spatharou (online), Senior Partner GBS Healthcare & Life Sciences, UKI & Lead, GBS Healthcare & Life Sciences, EMEA – IBM Services and Member of the EIT Health Supervisory Board
     
Session 2 -  22/11 10:20h.  Adevinta Stage

Round Table: "How AI will impact in Healthcare? Is AI a technology driver enough to transform? Is a more Personalised medicine the outcome?"

Chair of panel discussion - Montse Daban, Scientific Director, Biocat

  • Gary Saunders, Data Director (online) - EATRIS: Digital health in personalized medicine
  • Mariska van der Heijden, VP European Sales – Veristat: Decentralised clinical trials
  • Cesar Velasco, Head of Innovation – Group Novartis: Health ecosystem transformation, AI as an enabler
  • Angela Spatharou (online), Senior Partner GBS Healthcare & Life Sciences, UKI & Lead, GBS Healthcare & Life Sciences, EMEA – IBM Services and Member of the EIT Health Supervisory Board

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