HEALTH INNOVATIONS PITCH & CONNECT EVENT

Stimulating Health Innovation Collaborations
Inviting all public and private innovators/inventors to pitch

When

14 April 2016
noon to 9:00pm

Where

University of Canberra
Ann Harding Conference Centre

Only -46 days left until the event!

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Realising an ACT Health innovation ecosystem through outreach, networking, collaboration and supporting innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs

REALISE is a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, scientists, medical professionals, innovators, investors, industry leaders and economic development personnel, working together to improve healthcare using technology and innovation. REALISE promotes collaboration within the healthcare innovation community to bring innovative products and services to market, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care.

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A one day event - 14 April 2016
What is the Health Innovations PITCH & CONNECT event?

Meet some of Australia’s brightest innovators and big thinkers in health tech at the inaugural REALISE Pitch & Connect Event.
The one-day event promotes collaborations between innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who have synergistic goals and aspirations. Innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs will give a three-minute pitch to event attendees, followed by networking opportunities. Our aim is that parties with similar interests will leave the event with an action plan for collaboration, which will contribute towards achieving each party’s goal.

HOW TO ENTER & PITCH


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Who should attend:

Hospital & Ambulance Executives, Surgical Teams, CBRIN Members, IP Commercialisation Professionals, Academics & Researchers, Clinicians, Medical Support Staff, Paramedic Staff, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Investors & Advisors, Patent Attorneys, Economic Development Personnel, Students, Media and Promotions Staff, Inventors & Innovators, Health Administration Staff, IP Governance Staff, Lawyers, Innovative Corporations, Policy Makers.


REALISE Canberra Health Innovation Meetup Group

meetup Come along and meet other CBR innovators in health. We're here to help make Canberra the place for health innovators to succeed. We'll take it in turn to host get-togethers, where we will share ideas over a few drinks and food.Who Should Attend? Anyone with an interest in health innovation and commercialisation! All are welcome, and here are few of the groups from our community:-Hospital, Allied Health and Ambulance Executives - IP Commercialisation Proffesionals - Researches - Clinicians - Medical Support staff - Paramedic staff - Health Administration staff - Policy Makers - IP Governance staff - Investors and Advisors - Patent Attorneys - Lawyers - Students

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Event Program

12:00 - 12:45

Registration, Networking and Lunch

12:45 - 13:00

Welcome Speech - Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA
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Keynote Speaker represented by
Minister Meegan Fitzharris MLA

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Minister for Higher Education, Training and Research
(February 2016 - Present)
Minster for Transport and Municipal Services
(February 2016 - Present)
Assistant Minister for Health
(February 2016 - Present)
ALP Caucus Secretary
(January 2015 – Present)

13:00 - 14:30

SESSION 1: HOSPITAL AND SYSTEM INNOVATIONS


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Keynote Speaker Keynote Speaker:
Mr Shaun Strachan Deputy Director General - System Innovation Group representing Ms Nicole Feely, Director-General, ACT Health

 

Pitching Sessions

NAMEORGANISATION PITCH TITLE
Mr Noman MasoodNorthern Sydney Local Health District eASY - The Electronic Antibiotic Stewardship sYstem
Mr Noman MasoodNorthern Sydney Local Health District The eASYAPP
Mr Marcus DaweHealth Innovate Pty Ltd Health Horizon: all the world’s health innovations in one place
14:30 - 15:15

Networking and Afternoon Refreshments

15:15 - 16:45

SESSION 2: HEALTH AND WELLNESS


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Keynote Speaker Keynote Speaker:
Professor Rachel Davey, Director, Health Research Institute University of Canberra

 

Pitching - Sessions

NAMEORGANISATION PITCH TITLE
Guy McKennami-BRAINDevelopment of a non-invasive personal device that has applications for medical, education and entertainment use
Dr Lisa ScharounUniversity of CanberraAward winning, innovative child health record for monitoring baby vaccinations
16:45 - 17:30

Networking and Refreshments

17:30 - 19:30

SESSION 3: BIOTECH


Keynote Speaker: Ms Jacqueline Rachelle Yee,
Head, Investment Strategy IQX Keynote Speaker

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Jacqueline is Head of Investment Strategy at iQX Limited and Fund Manager for the iQ Series 8 Funds. She is a senior investment banker with over 24 years’ professional experience across EMEA-US-APAC.

Jacqueline was previously Senior Director at BNP Paribas-Fortis Europe. In the UK, she served also as Global Head of M&A Advisory and Structured Alternatives where she spearheaded and developed the platform, growing the global portfolio to USD15+billion.Prior to Europe, Jacqueline worked at Bankers Trust Alex. Brown Australia in Acquisitions and Structured Finance. She started her career at Ernst & Young New Zealand and Hong Kong in Advisory, M&A and Restructuring.

Jacqueline is Head of Investment Strategy at iQX Limited and Fund Manager for the iQ Series 8 Funds. The first in the series is the iQ Series 8 Life Science Fund (Global) ESVCLP LP AUD100million fund. The Fund invests in early-stage private life science companies - primarily focused on biotechnology innovations - that are actively involved in the late discovery or preclinical development stages of new medicines or medical technologies.

Jacqueline is a senior investment banker with over 24 years’ professional experience across EMEA-US-APAC. She holds solid global transaction track record in landmark cross-border M&As, complex Structured Finance and Alternative Investments.

Recently returning to Australia, Jacqueline was previously Senior Director at BNP Paribas-Fortis Europe where she held positions as Executive Director of Fortis Corporate, Institutional and Investment Banking United Kingdom; and, as Director of Fortis Corporate and Investment Banking Netherlands, with a period in the United States working on Structured Equities. In the UK, she served also as Global Head of M&A Advisory and Structured Alternatives where she spearheaded and developed the platform, growing the global portfolio to USD15+billion. The portfolio included Special Situations Fund and Structured Alpha Fund.

Prior to Europe, Jacqueline was Senior Manager at Bankers Trust Alex. Brown Australia in Acquisitions and Structured Finance; and before that, she worked at Ernst & Young New Zealand and Hong Kong in Advisory, M&A and Restructuring where she was Head of Special Reviews.

Jacqueline previously served as Board Member of CWN London in the UK and Chaired the Business Committee, focusing on entrepreneurial new ventures; and, Board Member of MC Investment Advisers Singapore, focusing on Asia Development Funds. She also served as guest specialist on the Economist Intelligence Unit European Capital Markets Panel in London, and on the NYSE Euronext-Alternext co-sponsored European Mid-Caps Investors Panel in Paris. She was a keynote speaker at The Brilliant Conference 2015.

Jacqueline graduated summa cum laude. She holds a specialist Masters in International Finance and Economics - MIF degree awarded with Distinction (1st) conferred jointly by University of Amsterdam Graduate Business School and Graduate Faculty of Economics & Econometrics; and, a triple major Bachelors of Commerce in Management Science, Accountancy and Finance, with Distinction Honours in Commercial Law from University of Canterbury. She has postgraduate certification in European Politics & EU Policies from Utrecht University, and professional certification from The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments UK. Jacqueline is a C.A. Member of CAANZ and an ASEAN Scholar.

 

Pitching - Sessions

NAMEORGANISATION PITCH TITLE
Dr Braden McGrathnuCorianuCoria Field Analyser (nCFA)
Professor Paul SmithThe Canberra Hospital, ACT HealthFractureNet - a decision support database for Orthopaedic Surgeons
19:30 - 21:00

Networking and Dinner - Prizes for best Pitches!

Testimonials

The Ann Harding Conference Centre is a lovely place to hold events and has the flexibility to deal with both small and large groups. Professor Rachel Davey
Director, Centre for Research & Action in Public Health, Faculty of Health
We appreciate the location, ease of parking, bright and spacious foyer and fantastic conference facilities. Bronwyn Parsons
Education Program Officer, ACT Medicare Local
I have been extremely impressed with the state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities, including the dual large screen video conferencing, impressive sound system and wireless network access. Murray Rankin
Managing Director and Chief Executive

Why is this event for you?

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Strengthen Your Skills

Find new ways of thinking and problem-solving

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$50

per attendee

FREE

for people pitching

Event Partners, Sponsors & Supporters

Event Partners

The event is made possible with assistance from the ACT Government under the CBR Innovation Development Fund

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Location and Venue

University of Canberra - Ann Harding Conference Centre

Spend an inspiring time in the cultural and cosmopolitan city of Canberra

Venue

University of Canberra

Ann Harding Conference Centre Bldg 24

University Drive South BRUCE ACT 2617

Contact us

REALISE Project

Hospital Intellectual Property Group Ltd

Project Lead: Dr Deborah Kuchler M: 0418 726622

Enquiries: Ms Tina Croker M: 0408 165 062 Tina.Croker@realise.org.au

Media: Ms Jessica Beange M: 0439 646 933

mail@realise.org.au
Additional information

The University of Canberra has introduced pay parking on campus between the hours of 7am and 7pm, Monday to Friday. .

Driving distances: Canberra Airport: 17 mins, National Convention Centre: 10 mins, CBD Centre: 11 mins, Parliament House: 15 mins

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