Programme

iLINKS Innovations 2018 took place on Thursday 5 July 2018. The running order for the day is outlined below. An electronic copy of the event brochure is also available to view online.

iLINKS Event Brochure 2018

8:30 am   Conference Opens - Registration and Exhibition


9:15 am   Opening keynote address followed by CEO discussion panel

Welcome and official opening of #iLINKS18 by Conference Chair: Dr Simon Bowers, General Practitioner in Liverpool.

Morning keynote address with presentations from:

  • Harry Evans, Policy Researcher at The King's Fund.
  • Louise Shepherd CBE, Chief Executive of Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

CEO discussion panel represented by:

  • Aidan Kehoe, Chief Executive of The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Mel Pickup, Chief Executive at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • David Jago, Acting Chief Executive of Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Joe Rafferty, Chief Executive of Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Louise Shepherd, Chief Executive of Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

 

10:45 am     Exhibitor Market Place - Refreshments and Networking


 

11:15 am    Breakout Seminars - Morning


 

12:15 pm     Exhibitor Market Place - Lunch and Networking


 

1:15 pm     Afternoon keynote address followed by #GDEHACK18 pitch showcase and awards presentation

Welcome by Conference Chair: Dr Simon Bowers, General Practitioner in Liverpool.

Afternoon keynote address with a presentation from:

  • Dr Simon Bowers, General Practitioner in Liverpool.

#GDEHACK18 pitch showcase and awards, introduced by:


 

2:30 pm     Exhibitor Market Place - NHS Big 7Tea Party and birthday celebration


 

3:00 pm    Breakout Seminars - Afternoon


 

4:00 pm     Conference close