OVERVIEW

CHT2020 is a two-day conference taking place in Sheffield, UK on Wednesday 20 May and Thursday 21 May 2020. The conference dinner will be held on Wednesday 20 May.

There is also an opportunity to have a guided tour of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) on Friday 22 May 2020. The AMRC is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with advanced manufacturing companies around the globe.

Find out more below.

CONFERENCE DAY ONE

WEDNESDAY 20 MAY

Day one of CHT2020 brings inspiring keynote presentations from Professor Russell Viner (President, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health), Dr Louise Wood CBE (Director of Science, Evidence, and Research, DHSC), Professor Tony Young (National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS England), Steve Tooke (Commercial Director, Tookie Ltd), and patient representatives.

Attendees will also hear about the latest research in child health technology and attend symposia on a diverse range of topics, including intellectual property for child health technology, data and app technology for child health, design for child health technology, technology for child and young person mental health, and transforming child health.

DAY ONE OVERVIEW

07:45 – 08:45BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
09:00 – 09:15WELCOME
09:15 – 09:45KEYNOTE 1
09:45 – 10:15KEYNOTE 2
10:15 – 10:45KEYNOTE 3
10:45 – 11:20REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
11:20 – 12:00ORAL ABSTRACTS 1
12:00 – 13:00SYMPOSIA 1 & 2
13:00 – 14:00LUNCH, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
14:00 – 14:30KEYNOTE 4
14:30 – 15:10ORAL ABSTRACTS 2
15:10 – 15:40REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
15:40 – 16:40SYMPOSIA 3 & 4
16:40 – 17:10KEYNOTE 5
19:00 – 23:00DRINKS RECEPTION AND DINNER

DRINKS RECEPTION AND DINNER

WEDNESDAY 20 MAY

The drinks reception will be hosted in the Winter Gardens.

The Winter Gardens is one of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years.

It is home to more than 2,500 plants from around the world, creating a stunning display.

The building is 70 metres long and 22 metres high (large enough to house 5,000 domestic greenhouses!).

The three-course conference dinner will be hosted in the Millennium Gallery.

The Millennium Gallery showcases the very best in art and design, and celebrates Sheffield’s rich history of innovation and craftsmanship.

The gallery is in the heart of the city centre, adjoining the Winter Gardens and Peace Gardens.

CONFERENCE DAY TWO

THURSDAY 21 MAY

On day two, attendees will hear motivating keynote presentations from Karen Livingstone (National Director, Innovation Exchange), Richard Stubbs (CEO, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network), and Gareth Presch (Founder and CEO, World Health Innovation Summit).

Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear exciting updates in child health technology research and attend inspirational symposia, including robotics for child health, involving children and young people in child health technology development, virtual and augmented reality, and NIHR CYP MedTech’s journey so far.

DAY TWO OVERVIEW

07:45 – 08:45BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
09:00 – 09:30KEYNOTE 6
09:30 – 10:00KEYNOTE 7
10:00 – 10:30KEYNOTE 8
10:30 – 11:00REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
11:00 – 12:00ORAL ABSTRACTS 3
12:00 – 13:00SYMPOSIA 5 & 6
13:00 – 14:00LUNCH, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
14:00 – 14:30KEYNOTE 9
14:30 – 15:10ORAL ABSTRACTS 4
15:10 – 15:40REFRESHMENTS, POSTERS, EXHIBITION, INNOVATION HUB
15:40 – 16:40SYMPOSIA 7 & 8
16:40 – 17:10KEYNOTE 10
17:10 – 17:20CLOSE

EXHIBITION AND INNOVATION HUB

The latest devices and innovations in child health technology will be showcased in the sponsored exhibition hall and interactive innovation hub.

Attendees will have opportunities to liaise with academic teams carrying out cutting edge research to improve child health and try out the innovations for themselves!

AMRC TOUR

FRIDAY 22 MAY

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a world-class centre for advanced machining, manufacturing, and materials.

The ARMC is currently home to over 100 industrial members ranging from giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, McLaren Automotive, BAE Systems, and Airbus to small- and medium-sized companies.

There is the opportunity to have a guided tour of the AMRC, including:

DETAILS

  • The tour will take place on Friday 22 May
  • The tour will begin at 10:00 and last approximately 2 1/2 hours
  • A networking lunch will be provided at the AMRC following the tour
  • Travel to and from the AMRC (from the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel & Spa) will be provided
  • We will arrive back at Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel & Spa by 14:15

APPROXIMATE TIMINGS

09:15 – 10:00TRAVEL TO AMRC
10:00 – 12:30AMRC TOUR
12:30 – 13:30NETWORKING LUNCH
13:30 – 14:15TRAVEL TO MERCURE SHEFFIELD ST PAUL’S HOTEL & SPA

There are limited places available for the AMRC tour so we advise booking early. You need to register for the two-day conference to book the tour.

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