Past events

May 2016

26

MPD ISO 9001:2015 – What’s It All About?

MTIC, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Birmingham B15 3BE

Medilink West Midlands in conjunction with LRQA are able to offer a discounted one day ISO 9001 training course (standard LRQA price: £495.00 + VAT). This course provides organisations with a review on ISO 9001:2015 and Annex SL, including the underlying principles of context, risk, leadership and process management.

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26

Barclays Eagle Lab Launch

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

In support of high growth businesses and their founders across the Midlands, Barclays is proud to officially launch its brand new Eagle Lab facility, as part of the Innovation Birmingham’s Serendip® Smart Cities Incubator programme, in which WMAHSN is a partner. Barclays Eagle Lab is a combined ‘Maker Space’ and ‘Incubator’, providing both the physical tools and expertise to allow early stage and established entrepreneurs to really flourish.

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25

Silicon Canal Launch

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

You are invited to Silicon Canal’s Greater Birmingham Tech and Digital ecosystem whitepaper launch event. Silicon Canal is a community interest company with a mission to create a world-class digital technology eco-system across Greater Birmingham. A group of tech people have been analysing the ecosystem in the form of a whitepaper, which will be launched at the event.

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24

Better Connected Live 2016: The reinvention of local public services

The Bond Company, 180-182 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE

Better Connected Live 2016 brings together public service leaders at all levels, to discuss the opportunities that digital and devolution are creating to redesign services and provide better support for local communities. The event combines a headline conference with top speakers, presentations from key initiatives, workshops and demonstrations, and the first ever Better Connected Awards.

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24

WIN Open Network event - Useful Data

International Digital Laboratory, University Of Warwick, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL

The next Open Network event will take place on 24 May at the University of Warwick. Networking and refreshments will take place from 5.30pm, with presentations commencing at 6pm. This event aims to discuss the impact of data on long term conditions, wellness and prevention of illness, advanced diagnostics, genomics and precision medicine and mental health.

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24

Digital in Action – Enabling Sustainable Transformation

Microsoft, 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington, London W2 6PY

This event will explore some of the collaborative work in flight across the UK and the necessary building blocks and business cases that are driving sustainable change with person-centred records.

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23

NHS Annual R&D Forum Conference 2016

Stratford-upon-Avon TBC

NHS Research and Development (R&D) Forum's 2016 annual forum event is to be held in association with the HRA on 23 and 24 May in Stratford-upon-Avon. The event, the largest gathering of R&D professionals from across the UK, is aimed at Directors of R&D, R&D Managers, R&D Facilitators, Lead Research Nurses, Research Governance Managers and Clinical Studies Officers.

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23

Grand opening – Phenome Centre Birmingham

Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

ou are warmly invited to the grand opening, and one-day scientific symposium on clinical metabolic phenotyping, for the new Phenome Centre Birmingham, a pioneering £8m life sciences facility designed to study metabolism in global human health and disease based within the University of Birmingham. The event will be held on 23 May from 10am – 4.30 at the Bramall Music Building.

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23

Statistics for research using SPSS

Training Room, Library, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH

Learn to error check and improve the quality of your research data with guidance from an experienced statistician at the training event for staff and students at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Receive hands-on training to use SPSS Statistics software, with extensive functionality and time-saving features, and learn to perform an appropriate analysis of your data.

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20

Let’s Talk Mental Health

The deFerrers Academy, Trent Campus, St Mary’s Drive, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0LL

Following the success of East Staffordshire CCG Patient Board's inaugural event on mental health, held in July last year, the Board is once again holding a free event on 20 May between 5.30pm and 8pm. This year the event is called "Let’s Talk Mental Health".

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20

{Life Science} meets IT Hackathon

Marsilius Arkaden, Heidelberg, Germany

In order to foster growth and competitiveness in Europe and to support healthcare systems, the {Life Science} meets IT Hackathon will bring together enthusiastic young entrepreneurs, professionals and students to develop innovative solutions (including hardware/software prototype) for current and future healthcare challenges with the help of IT. UK and Ireland participants are eligible for a 50% discount on the event via the EIT Health KIC.

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20

Research Showcase 2016

Atrium, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2GW

Drop into the Atrium at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital between 10am and 3pm and visit more than 15 stands and interactive exhibits, covering topics including researching your genes to fight rare diseases and cancer, devices to spot concussion on the field, the effects of electronic cigarettes and how dance is transforming heart rehabilitation You can also speak to the teams and find out how you could help shape the future of healthcare by taking part in a clinical trial.

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19

MPD Managing your MedTech Risks

MTIC, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Birmingham B15 3B

Regulatory authorities increasingly expect medical device/technology development to integrate Risk Management. A read of the relevant standard isn't enough to achieve and maintain compliance. MedilinkWM and Three Circles have collaborated to bring you a one day training course covering the standard, US and EU expectations and, most importantly, the practical application of ISO 14971 - Risk Management for Medical Devices.

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18

Tech Wednesday

Innovation Birmingham Limited, Faraday Wharf, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham Science Park, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

Tech Wednesday is Innovation Birmingham's monthly meet-up for the technology and entrepreneur community within Birmingham. Each month there are also Show ‘n' Tells, where tech start-ups or people with side projects from the region demo their products to the group for feedback and discussion. Meet at 5.30pm at Innovation Birmingham for a 6pm start.

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18

Research workshop: Improving the capabilities of NHS organisations to use evidence

Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

At this one-day national event, the University of Warwick will be reporting the major results of a two-year NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme-funded research project, “Improving the capabilities of NHS organisations to use evidence”. This project focuses on what forms of evidence are used by clinical commissioning groups when making service improvements, when evidence is used and how, with a view to improving organisational capabilities for evidence-based decisions.

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17

Show me the money!

Innovation Birmingham Limited, Faraday Wharf, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham Science Park, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

For SMEs, sourcing funding or having the free cash to drive sustained, profitable growth and maximise productivity can often be a frustrating struggle. This informative talk will give practical guidance on available government funding schemes, plus a range of financing/grant streams to inject the needed cash and is a must attend for companies with a forthcoming financial year end.

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11

West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network Event - Individual Placement and Support

Holiday Inn Birmingham - Bromsgrove, Kidderminster Road, Worcestershire B61 9AB

The inaugural event of the West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network has been announced. The overall aim of the network is to better support the sharing and adoption of mental health at scale and pace across the region, with a view to demonstrating improvements in health and increased wealth. The first network event, on 11 May, will focus on Individual Placement and Support (IPS).

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9

SCATA Annual Scientific Meeting

Etc. Venues, Maple House 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TP

The Society of Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia (SCATA) is a long established society supported by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI). 2016's annual scientific meeting is being held in the centre of Birmingham and provides a fantastic and easily accessible location for delegates from all over the country.

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6

WMAHSN Conference - Long term conditions: making innovation happen in the NHS

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

This free conference provides a platform for new innovations for long term conditions to be showcased. Our speakers will provide an insight into an innovative programme of work that can be adopted across the West Midlands. The guest speaker will be Dr Phil Hammond, an NHS doctor working in chronic fatigue, an investigative journalist for Private Eye, a BBC Radio Bristol presenter, comic and author.

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6

16th Annual Abracadabra Diabetes Nursing Conference

Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3QW

This free meeting for healthcare professionals, entitled "Clinical updates, challenges and controversies in diabetes: Putting practice into perspective", will provide updates on a range of topics that are relevant to everyday clinical practice.

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5

Intelligent Mobility: Spring Seminar

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

Centro, one of the partners in the Innovation Birmingham’s Serendip® Smart Cities Incubator programme along with WMAHSN, will be holding this free seminar at the iCentrum building from 4 - 7pm. This seminar will be of particular interest to those with an interest in digital technology.

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4

Primary and community care apprenticeships - how could you benefit?

University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham B3 1JB

To find out how your business can benefit from apprenticeships, join Health Education England and the National Skills Academy for this event from 1 - 3pm.

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