Day 1 – Monday, 16th October 2017

08:00 Registration and Help Desk opens


09:00 Morning Refreshments and Exhibition Zone open


09:30 Welcome and launch of the exhibition
Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President TSA and
Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA 
10:30 Opening Plenary Session

This opening session recognises the vital contribution of individuals, patients, carers and practitioners in developing successful future digital health and technology enabled care services.
As we move towards these fully digital technologies, there are opportunities to make available more innovative products and services that meet user needs and expectations whilst maintaining high quality standards.
A new White Paper sets out the advantages of moving to digital systems together with a roadmap of how we can make progress.
Speakers include:

A welcome to the 2017 International Technology Enabled Care Conference
Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA

People are the purpose, not the problem: making sure tech makes lives better
Mark Brown, Development Director at Social Spider and Former editor of mental health magazine One in Four.

Mark supports, researches and writes about mental health, social innovation and social media.  He specialises in projects that bring new perspectives and approaches to mental health and the intersection between social innovation and mental health. Mark’s experience of mental health difficulties puts him at the forefront of a wave of innovators in mental health who utilise the insight provided by their lived experience.

A Welcome from the Conference Chair
Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President, TSA

Care Technology: Managing the shift to digital
The Launch of the TSA White Paper
Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President, TSA

Keynote Speech: Shona Robison MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing, and Sport, Scottish Government


11:30 Refreshments, Exhibition Zone and Networking


12:00 Plenary Session

Recognising the importance of quality and safety standards as digital is integrated into health, housing and care services
This session looks at the UK context for improving, transforming and integrating services with the support of a wide range of health IT, digital health and technology enabled care services.
Some of the challenges of using personalised sensors, remote and video technologies are considered as well as the issues of cybersecurity and integrated record systems.

An integrated health and care system – What role for digital technology?
Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, Chair, NHS Confederation

Regulating digital health and care – The new challenges for regulation 
Sir David Behan, Chief Executive, Care Quality Commission

Delivering quality technology solutions – putting citizens and patients at the heart of it
Anne Cooper, Chief Nurse, NHS Digital


13:00 Lunch, Exhibition Zone and Networking


14:00 Breakout Sessions – Attendees have the choice to attend the session that best suits their requirements


15:00 Refreshments, Exhibition Zone and Networking


15:40 Plenary Session – A Digital Future for TEC: Connecting People and Improving Lives

Technology enabled care, particularly telecare and telehealth, plays an increasingly important role in health and care. Yet it is threatened by disruption as UK telecommunications shift from analogue to digital. It is essential that we, the TEC community, work with service providers, communications companies and regulators to build a roadmap that minimises disruption whilst harnessing the transformational opportunities offered by digital.

Session Speakers include

Delivering telecare services during the transition to “all IP”
Huw Saunders, Director, Network Infrastructure, SITE, Ofcom

The digital shift is here and now – Sweden and the digital TEC transition
Carl-Johan Zetterberg Boudrie, Vice President, Doro Care

Telecare is dead, long live telecare
Steve Carefull, Director, PA Consulting and Programme Director, Argenti

Caring for people at home – why we need joined up thinking
Simon Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, Ark Home Healthcare

An outline of consultation and white paper
Steve Sadler, Associate – Technology Strategist, TSA


17:00 The Driving Digital Challenge 2017
Join us in the exhibition zone to hear about the latest innovations that are shaping the future of Technology Enabled Care 
17:40 Close of Day 1


19:00 2017 Gala Dinner

Held at the ICC, pre-dinner drinks will commence from 19:00 and the evening is expected to close at 01:00

The evening will feature the 2017 Crystal Awards, the winner of the Driving Digital Challenge and 2017’s Quality Standards Framework Accreditation’s.

Music and dancing will follow the awards and the evening is set to end at 01:00

Dress code for the evening is Black Tie optional

Day 2 – Tuesday, 17th October 2017

08:00 Refreshments, Exhibition Zone and Networking


09:30 Plenary Session

Putting People First – How digital health and technology enabled care supports individuals, patients and carers to maintain their independence, health and wellbeing
This session continues the theme of putting people first – providing connected health and care where people wish to live.
The importance of partnership working across health, housing and care sectors together with engagement with the people who will benefit are explored.
Speakers include:

Reflection on day one and a chance to look forward at the day ahead
Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President, TSA

Assistive Technology – A carers perspective
Dame Philippa Russell, Carer and Vice President, Carers UK

Digital disruption in mental health – threat or our biggest opportunity
Jono Nicholas, CEO of ReachOut

How to enhance digital technology in adult social care to improve patient care?
Margaret Willcox, President, ADASS


10:55 Refreshments, Exhibition Zone and Networking


11:30 Plenary Session

How can digital leadership make a difference across health, housing and care?
This session recognises the importance of leadership in integrating digital technologies and modern change management/transformational approaches in organisations whilst also engaging users, patients, carers as well as practitioners.

Stepping up to the leadership challenge – How we make the digital transformation a reality 
Beverley Bryant, Chief Operating Officer, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance

What can your AHSN do for you?
Dr Liz Mear, Chair, AHSN Network and Chief Executive, Innovation Agency

The next step in the UK’s digital transformation
Gordon Cannon, Head of all IP migration, BT Group

21st century leadership in healthcare – the imperative for change
Keith McNeil, Chief Clinical Information Officer Health and Social Care, NHS England

TSA`s Ambitions to 2020
Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President, TSA
Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA


12:50 Lunch, Exhibition Zone and Networking


14:00 Breakout Sessions –  Attendees have the choice to attend the session that best suits their requirements


15:00 Refreshments, Exhibition Zone and Networking


15:30 Breakout Sessions –  Attendees have the choice to attend the session that best suits their requirements


16:30 Close of day 2