Keynote Speakers

Anita Charlesworth

Director of Research and REAL Centre

The Health Foundation

Dr Sarah Barry

Director of Academic Programmes, Senior Lecturer, School of Population Health

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

Ursula Mason


Royal College of General Practitioners Northern Ireland

Adam Lent

Chief Executive

New Local

Dr Hilde De Nutte

Medical Policy Advisor

Zorgnet-Icuro vzw

Ellen Rule

Deputy CEO / Director of Strategy and Transformation

Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (ICB)

Dr Richard Lewanczuk

Senior Medical Director

Alberta Health Services

Prof Jan De Maeseneer

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Primary Care

University of Ghent

Amarjit Maxwell


THINK Hauora

Prof Birthe Dinesen

Professor and Head, Laboratory of Welfare Technologies – Telehealth & Telerehabilitation

Aalborg University, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Denmark

Richard Meade


Carers Scotland and NI

Helen Howson


Bevan Commission

Johnny Graham

 ICS Citizen Representative

Sharon Gallagher

Deputy Secretary Strategic Planning and Performance Group

Department of Health Northern Ireland

Dr Rafael Bengoa

Institute for Health and Strategy, Bilbao, Spain

Former Minister for Health and author of the Bengoa Report

David Burns

Chief Executive

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

Dan West

Chief Information Officer

Northern Ireland

Félix Rubial Bernárdez

Manager of the Health Area

Ourense, Verín and Barco de Valdeorras, Spain

Aku Kwamie

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (WHO)

Jennifer Welsh

Chief Executive

 Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland

Dr Rebecca Rosen

Senior Fellow

Nuffield Trust, UK

Joan Smith

ICS Citizen Representative