Upcoming events

October 2017

16

International Technology Enabled Care Conference (iTEC) 2017

International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1AY

The theme for the conference will be Putting People First: Practical solutions and inspirational ideas from the experts. An exciting two day programme is currently being developed.

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17

Can we bring the mind and the body together again?

G11, Main Building, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET

Professor George Tadros, Professor of Liaison Psychiatry and Dementia, Aston Medical School and Clinical Director of Urgent Care Pathway, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, will explore the issues in dealing with mental ill-health, explain the Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge (RAID) model of liaison psychiatry and how digital technology and local collaboration can be effective in supporting patients and their families.

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17

Improving collaboration to drive innovation in your organisation

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

A free hybrid seminar and workshop focused on the problem of how an organisation can better collaborate to make innovation happen, designed for established businesses and organisations wanting to work with innovative smaller companies to address niche challenges.

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17

Insider: Midlands International Trade Forum 2017

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

Insider's International Trade Forum brings together key global businesses and exporters in the Midlands to debate how the region can develop its relationships with North America and South East Asia. The event will also examine what exporters can expect in an increasingly global economy. This special morning-long event will put you on the inside track with insights from highly successful overseas traders.

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18

Medical Nursing Conference

Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham will hold its first ever Medical Nursing Conference on 18 October 2017. The day, to which all registered nurses and nursing students are invited, aims to increase awareness of some of the medical conditions likely to be encountered, and nurses' roles and responsibilities in managing these.

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18

Tech Wednesday

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

Tech Wednesday is Innovation Birmingham's monthly Campus meet-up for Birmingham’s technological and entrepreneurial community. This month focuses on Blockchain technology.

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18

Annual Research Conference 2017: Innovation in Healthcare

North Staffordshire Conference Centre, North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7NY

This year's Annual Research Conference is a perfect opportunity for clinicians, businesses and researchers to come together, spark new ideas and collaborations, and learn how the drive for innovation and improvement is transforming healthcare.

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19

The future of cancer treatment: personalised medicine and how it is revolutionising patient care

Education Centre, 1st Floor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2GW

‘Personalised medicine’ is a way of providing treatments and healthcare tailored to individual patients rather than using a ‘one-size fits all’ approach. At this event, hear from researchers, clinicians and patients, put your questions to the expert panel and take part in a debate chaired by Professor Dion Morton, Director of West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre.

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23

RCP National Mortality Review Training

Birmingham TBC

The contract for the National Mortality Case Record Review Programme (NMCRR) was awarded to the Royal College of Physicians in 2016 with the aim of establishing and rolling out a standardised methodology and process for retrospective case record review for adult acute care deaths. To support this, the NMCRR programme team will deliver 15 free training sessions, including a session in Birmingham on 23 October.

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24

Regional Cardiac Update Meetings 2017

Novotel Edinburgh Centre, 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE

The Heart Rhythm Alliance cardiac update meetings are for all healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of arrhythmias. These meetings provide a platform for education, as well as sharing best practice and information on topics such as device and drug treatments, atrial fibrillation and syncope.

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31

ehi Live

National Exhibition Centre, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT

Over the last 10 years, ehi LIVE, the UK's leading digital health show, has served as the annual business platform that brings together eHealth professionals to engage in debate, discuss industry trends and search for new IT solutions.

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31

Smart Cities – Working together to create advanced urban services

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

This event will give you the opportunity to hear an overview of West Midlands Smart City activities, receive an introduction to the recently published Smart City standards, find out about Smart City funding opportunities and have your say about regional issues during the workshop and discussions.

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31

Briefing event for the latest SBRI Healthcare call - Mental Health and Technology in Surgery

Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Ahead of the launch of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare Mental Health and Technology in Surgery competition, there will be a SBRI briefing event for attendees to receive further details of the competition and how it generates new business opportunities for companies; provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a route to market for their ideas; and bridges the seed funding gap experienced by many early stage companies.

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