Speakers


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PLENARY SESSION SPEAKERS

Romnick Aguilar

Acting Chief Nurse and Infection Prevention and Control Officer at San Pedro Jose L Amante Emergency Hospital, Philippines

Prof. Natasha Azzopardi

Director at World Health Organization

Dr. Robyn Begley

Chief Executive Officer at American Organization for Nursing Leadership | Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer at American Hospital Association

Dr. Sara Berbel Sánchez

Chief Executive of Barcelona City Council, Spain

Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Busse

Head of the Department of Health Care Management at Berlin University of Technology, Germany

Dr. Carmen Cabezas

Secretary of Public Health at Department of Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

Prof. Josep M Campistol

Chief Executive Officer-Clinic Hospital at Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Bechara Choucair

WH Vaccinations Coordinator at White House/USG, United States

Lord Nigel Crisp

Former CEO at NHS in England and Former Permanent Secretary of the United Kingdom Department of Health

Thomas Cueni

Director General at International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Dr. Nick Fahy

Senior Researcher at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Dr. César Hernández

Head of Department of Medicines for Human Use at Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices, Spain

Zipporah Iregi

Nursing Officer Intern at Kitui County Referral Hospital, Kenya

Dr. Maria Eulàlia Juvé

Board Member at International Council of Nurses | Nurse Executive at Catalan Institute of Health | Nurse Researcher at IDIBELL Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Wright Lassiter III

President and CEO at Henry Ford Health System, United States

Bertrand Levrat

Chief Executive Officer at Geneva University Hospital (HUG), Switzerland

Dr. John Nkengasong

Director at Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Ethiopia

Prof. Marc Noppen

Chief Executive Officer at UZ Brussel, Belgium

Dr. Dimitra Panteli

Programme Manager, Lead Health System Innovation at European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Dr. Preetha Reddy

Executive Vice Chairperson at Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., India

Dr. Anne Snowdon

Chief Scientific Research Officer at HIMSS

Dr. Heidi Sveistrup

CEO & Chief Scientific Officer at Bruyère Research Institute, Canada

Dr. Liisa Maria Voipio Pulkki

Director General and Chief Medical Officer at Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

Dr. Yulun Wang

Distinguished Fellow at Teladoc Health, United States

Prof. Adelaida Zabalegui

Vice Director of Nursing at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain

PARALLEL SESSION SPEAKERS

Ane Achotegui

Nurse at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Dr. Cary Adams

Chief Executive Officer at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

Cristina Adroher

COO Pediatric Cancer Center Barcelona at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Dr. Mohammed Al Ghafri

Pediatric Intensivist at Royal Hospital, Oman

Dr. Fawzi Al-Hammouri

Chairman at Private Hospital Association, Jordan

Dr. Ala Al-Lawati

Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at National Heart Centre, Royal Hospital, Oman

Dr. Farida Al Hosani

Executive Director Communicable Diseases Sector at Abu Dhabi Center of Public Health, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Nawal Al Kaabi

Chief Medical Officer at SEHA, United Arab Emirates

Hind Al Zaabi

Director Healthcare Facilities Sector at Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Myron Aldrink

Chairman - MSSI Board of Directors at Medical and Surgical Skills Institute-Ghana, West Africa

Dr. Iñaki Alegria Coll

Medical Director, Pediatrician at Gambo General Rural Hospital, Ethiopia

Dr. Natalia Allué

Head of Clinical Documentation at Fundació Sanitària Mollet, Spain

Dr. Dominique Allwood

Assistant Director of Improvement at The Health Foundation, United Kingdom

Dr. Nouf Alnoon

Family Medicine at Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Alawi Alsheikh-Ali

Deputy Director General at Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates

Susana Alvarez

Deputy Director of Public Procurement at Madrid Health Service. Regional Ministry of Health, Spain

Cédric Arcos

Directeur Général Adjoint at Conseil Régional d'Ile-de-France

Elisa Arespacochaga

Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Workforce at American Hospital Association

Dr. Antoni Arias-Enrich

Director, International Services at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, Spain

Dr. Marta Arias Guillén

Nephrologist at Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Daniel Arnal

Co-founder and Vice-president at SENSAR, Spain

Grace Asmar

Head of Marketing and Communications at Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Rifat Atun

Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, United States

Eva Aurin

Head of Innovation Unit at Vall Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Dr. Bartomeu Ayala Márquez

Doctor, head of training and development and head of the 3D printing unit at Althaia Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa, Spain

Dr. Elizabeth Baca

Specialist Leader at Deloitte, United States

Prof. Tom Balthazar

Professor in health law at UGent and Zorgnet-Icuro, Belgium

Dr. Antònia Baraldés-Farré

Medical Director at Hospital de Berga - Salut Catalunya Central, Spain

Laura Batalla-Peinado

Director of Quality and Patient Safety. Territorial management ICS Lleida, Alt Pirineu I Aran, I Health Department. Generalitat of Catalunya at Gestió de Serveis Sanitaris, Spain

Dr. Astrid Batlle

Pediatrician at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Artur Beja

Nurse at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central, Portugal

Vicki Bennett

Head, Metadata and Classifications Unit at Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Lluís Bernabé

Director at Fundació La Marató de TV3, Spain

Dr. Elvira Bisbe

Consultant at Hospital del Mar. Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Lídia Blanco-Silvente

Researcher in Health Technology Assessment at Catalan Agency for Health Quality and Evaluation (AQuAS), Spain

Philippe Blua

Chief Executive Officer at Hôpitaux Champagne Sud, France

Dr. Mercè Boada

Medical Director at ACE Alzheimer Center, Spain

João Bocas

CEO at Digital Salutem, United Kingdom

Erika Bömer Cagliari

Director of Strategy and Innovation at Brasília Children's Hospital, Brazil

Prof. Bettina Borisch

Professor at University of Geneva, Switzerland, Head of research group at World Federation of Public Health Associations

Dr. Xavier Borras

Medical Director at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau de Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Jesus Caballero

Head, Intensive Unit at Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Spain

Johanna Cáceres Terán

Director of Communications and Social Responsability at Consorci Sanitari del Maresme, Spain

Dr. Joan Calzada-Hernández

Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Department of Pediatrics at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu , Spain

Prof. Mario Campone

General Director at Institut de Cancérologie de l’Ouest (ICO), Angers/Nantes, France

Marta Cardoner

PR & Communication Director at Fundació Sanitària Mollet, Spain

Carmen Carmona Gallardo

Infrastructure and general service manager at Althaia, Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa, F.P., Spain

Johanna Milena Caro Mendivelso

Researcher-Responsible Value based healthcare at Catalan Agency of Health Quality and Assessment (AQuAS), Spain

Marta Carol

Research Nurse at IDIBAPS, Spain

Dr. Teresa Casanovas

ELPA Director and Leader of ELPA Scientific Committee at European Liver Patients' Association - ELPA, Belgium

Cristina Casanovas-Guitart

Coordinator of the Catalan Health Basket at Catalan Health Service (CatSalut), Spain

Dr. Luis Castillón Torre

Chief of department of ophthalmology at Saint John of God Hospital in Seville, Spain

Howard Catton

Chief Executive Officer at International Council of Nurses

Dr. Esther Celda

Directora del Hospital Sociosanitario Bernat Jaume de Figueres at Fundació Salut Empordà, Spain

Julie Cerese

Group SVP Networks and Performance Improvement at Vizient, United States

Dr. Frank WK Chan

Chief Manager (Service Transformation) at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Hsu Tung Chang

Deputy Director at Changhua Christian Hospital

Joyce Chang Price

Director, JCI Navigator at Joint Commission International

Dr. Kate Charlesworth

Climate Risk Lead at Sydney North Health Network, Australia

Isabel Claveria Guiu

Nurse at International Health and Communicable Diseases Unit in Drassanes/Valle Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Dr. Ana Clopés

Deputy Director at Catalan Institut of Oncology, Spain

Dr. Bonaventura Clotet

Director at IrsiCaixa Aids Research Institute, Spain

Marc Coca

Data Technician at Catalan Health Service (CatSalut), Spain

Dr. Rita Coelho

Clinical Pathology Residency at Médio Tejo Hospital Centre (CHMT), Portugal

Elisenda Campreciós

Midwife at Fundació Althaia Xarxa Assistencial i Universitària de Manresa, Spain

Dr. Carlos Cortes

Head of Clinical Pathology at Médio Tejo Hospital Centre (CHMT), Portugal

Dr. Kenyon Crowley

Managing Director at CHIDS, University of Maryland, United States

Dr. Hector Dami

Head of IT department at Medical School of National University of Asuncion, Paraguay

Dr. Merixtell Davins

Digital Transformation and eHealth Director at Germans Trias Hospital, Institut Català de la Salut, Spain

Dr. Shaheem de Vries

Medical Director at METRO Emergency Medical Services, Western Cape Government Health, South Africa

Marc Dechamps

President of the Board at Council of European BioRegions - CEBR

Kristina Dziekan

Head, Market Access, Government Affairs and Tendering, Surgical Europe at Alcon, Germany

Prof. Margarida Eiras

Board Member at Portuguese Association for Hospital Development (APDH), Portugal

Saad El Garrab

Strategic Planning and Value Based Healthcare Director at Air Liquide Healthcare - Home Healthcare Europe Cluster, Belgium

Dr. Hossam Elamir

Research and Improvement Project Manager at Quality & Accreditation Directorate, Ministry of Health, Kuwait

Dr. Carsten Engel

Chief Executive Officer at International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)

David Entwistle

President & CEO at Stanford HealthCare, United States

Dr. Ramon Escuriet

Sexual and Reproductive Health at Catalan Health System, Catalan Health Service, Spain

Dr. Melinda Estes

President and CEO at Saint Luke's Health System, United States

Dr. Nuria Fabrellas

Professor Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at University of Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Jennifer Fang

Medical Director, Teleneonatology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic, United States

Dr. Roser Farré

Senior General Surgeon at Althaia Xarxa Assistencial Universitària de Manresa, Spain

Prof. Joana Feijó

Business Developer Director at Health Cluster Portugal, Portugal

Sofia Ferreira

Co-founder at Heecap, Spain

Dr. Ferran Fillat-Gomà

Orthopaedic Surgeon MD, MSc PhD at Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí, Spain

Júlia Folguera Profitós

Data Engineer at CatSalut, Spain

Dr. Neale Fong

Chief Executive Officer at Bethesda Health Care, Australia

Àngel Font Vidal

Corporate Director of Research and Health at "la Caixa" Foundation, Spain

Michael Fosina, FACHE

President at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, United States

Edward Fraser

CEO Advisor at Health Cluster Riyadh 3, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

Maria João Freitas

Hospital Manager at CHULC - Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central, Portugal

Oriol Fuertes

CEO at QIDA, Spain

Nikoloz Gamkrelidze

Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Healthcare Group, Georgia

Prof. Andrew Garman

Professor and Director at Rush Center for Health System Leadership, Rush University, United States

Dr. Mai Ghubash

Specialist Registrar Family Medicine at Maternal and Child Fellowship, United Arab Emirates

Ana Gil Carrasco

Pediatric Nurse at Hospital Sant Joan De Déu, Spain

Dr. Robert Glasgow

Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Surgery at University of Utah, United States

Mercedes Gómez

Laboratory Business Unit Director at Palex Medical at Palex Medical S.A, Spain

Mateusz Grabka

Managing Director at Eco Light Biosafety Technology, Poland

Daniel Greca

Population Health Management Director at Hospital Sírio-Libanês, Brazil

Dr. Oliver Groene

Chief Executive Officer at International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services

Julien Guérin

Head of Health Data Factory at Institut Curie, France

Prof. Lluís Guirado

Head of the Nephrology Department at Fundació Puigvert, Spain

Martín Guillermo Ramírez

Secretary General at Association of European Border Regions (AEBR)

Maria Gutiérrez-San Miguel

Coordinator of the Process Unit at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Dr. Mohamed Hablas

Regional Director at Saudi German Hospitals Egypt and North Africa

Al-Karim Haji

Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

Mélissa Hanus

Member of Parliament at Chamber of Representatives of Belgium

Eilish Hardiman

Chief Executive at Children's Health Ireland

Carmen Herranz

Nurse at CAPSBE, Spain

Señora Zoe Herreras Pérez

Médica de familia y comunitaria at CAP Comte Borrell CAPSBE, Spain

Prof. Axel Hofmann

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Division of Surgery at University of Western Australia

Dr. Hung-Yi Hsu

Deputy Superintendent at Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taiwan

Yi-Chen Huang

Assistant Head Nurse at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Dr. Juan A. Hueto-Madrid

Coordinator of Surgical Process of Hospitals at Catalan Institute of Health, Spain

Dr. Arnagretta Hunter

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Human Futures Fellow at Australian National University

Shirley Ingram

Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Tallaght University Hospital, Ireland

Prof. Marco Inzitari

Director of Integrated Care and Research at Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili, Spain

Dr. Toni Iruela

Family Doctor at EBA Vallcarca SLP / ACEBA, Spain

Zain Ismail

Director, Center for Healthcare Consumerism at AVIA Health Innovation, Canada

Dr. Peter Karl Jacobsen

Head of the Heart Tech Team and Arrhythmia Service at Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Dr. Prem Jagyasi

Chief Executive Officer at Dr Prem and Associates | DrPrem.com, India

Dr. Jakub Jasiczak

CEO at PUEB Knowledge Transfer, Poland

Prof. Louis Jenkins

Head of Family and Emergency Medicine at Stellenbosh University | George Hospital at South Africa

Prof. Tricia Johnson

Professor, Health Systems Management at Rush University, United States

Adrià Juanola

Physician in Hepatology Department at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain

Leona Karnali

Chief Executive Officer at Primaya Hospital, Indonesia

Merette Khalil

Consultant at World Health Organization (EMRO), Egypt

Dr. Mahmoud Khodadust

Vice-Chancellor in Administration and Resources Development Affairs at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Sarah Kipping

Director, Professional Practice and Health Information at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Canada

Dr. Otmar Kloiber

Secretary General at World Medical Association

Linda Klouwens-Verhoeven

JCI Program manager at Amphia Hospital, Netherlands

Kira Koch

Technical Officer at World Health Organization

Marko Korenjak

ELPA President at European Liver Patients' Association - ELPA, Belgium

Dr. Ligia Kornowska

Managing Director at Polish Hospital Federation, Poland

Dr. Aigul Kulmukhamedova

Acting Director at Mediker International Hospital, Kazakhstan

Andy C.M. KUNG

Senior Manager at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Dr. Peter Lachman

Lead Faculty Quality Improvement at Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI)

Dr. Carmen Lam

Consultant Anaesthetist at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Prof. Anne Laprie

Radiation Oncologist at Institut universitaire du cancer de Toulouse Oncopole, France

Dr. Chen-Hung Lee

Attending Physician at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Dr. Lap Yip Larry Lee

Chief Manager (Integrated Clinical Services) at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Dr. Ming Ming Wilfred Lee

Associate Consultant at Accident and Emergency Department, Tin Shui Wai Hospital, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Dr. Sang-Gyu Lee

Professor at Yonsei University, South Korea

Dr. Wang-Jun Lee

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Myongji Hospital, Myongji Medical Foundation, South Korea

Fernando Leeson

Healthcare Systems Implementation Consultant and Project Manager at iSalus, Spain

Yolanda Lejardi

Directora gerente at Instituto Catalan de la Salud (ICS), Spain

Dr. David Levine

Group Senior Vice President, Advanced Analytics & Data Science at Vizient, United States

Dr. Shih-An Liu

Director of Center for Quality Management at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Kate Liebelt

Director, Strategy & Operations, Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety at AbbVie Inc., United States

Xavier Lleixa

Co-Founder and CTO at DIGIMEVO, Spain

Dr. César Llorente Parrado

Head of Health Services Accreditation Department at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Pablo López

Project Manager DigiPATICS at Instituto Catalán de la Salud, Spain

Meritxell López Hernández

Nursing Director at Hospital de Viladecans.- Institut Català de la Salut, Spain

Prof. Alexandre Lourenço

President at APAH - Associação Portuguesa de Administradores Hospitalares, Portugal

Dr. Chun Tat Lui

Consultant at Tuen Mun Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Dr. Leandro Luís

Hospital Manager/Administrator at Central Lisbon University Hospital Centre, Portugal

Luis Magalhaes

Director, Customer Solutions, Site and Patient Network at Clinerion Ltd, Switzerland

Dr. Christine Mahoney

Professor, College of Business at Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States

Tino Martí

Director Observatory Management Matters at Catalan Society of Health Management, Spain

Eduard Martín

CIO and Smart Connectivity Director at Mobile World Capital Barcelona, Spain

Mireia Martinez

Family Physician at CAP Comte Borrell, Spain

Dr. Jordi Martínez

Chief Innovation Officer at Hosptial del Mar- Parc de Salut Mar, Spain

Bruno Meessen

Health Financing Expert at World Health Organization

Mario Mesonero

Head of Marketing at Palex Medical S.A, Spain

Simon Minford

Clinical Innovation Consultant at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

Mary Mirabelli

Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy, HFMA- Healthcare Financial Management Association, United States

David Monterde

Data Technician at Catalan Institute of Health, Spain

Dr. Daniel Moreno Martinez

Head of the Innovation Programme at Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol | Institut Català de la Salut, Spain

Dr. Carlos Mur

Medical Director at CAT Barcelona Clinics l Associate Professor at Universidad Europea l Member at SEDISA Board, Spain

Trevor Murphy

Group HR Director at Children's Health Ireland

Dr. Marga Nadal

Director at Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona (IDIBGI), Spain

Begonya Nafria

Patient Engagement in Research Coordinator at Sant Joan de Déu Children's Hospital, Spain

Dr. Omar Najim

Director of Executive Affairs Office at Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Inger-Kari Nerheim

Past President, Sub-Committee for Mental Health at European Association of Hospital Managers

Dr. David Nicolás

Medical Coordinator at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Karoly Nikolich

Chief Executive Officer at Alkahest, United States

Dr. Zilla North

Sub-district manager, George at West Cape Department of Health, South Africa

Lucy Nugent

Chief Executive Officer at Tallaght University Hospital, Ireland

Neus Domenech Oller

Chief Innovation Officer at Fundacio Hospital Olot i Comarcal de la Garrotxa, Spain

Dr. Alireza Olyaeemanesh

Head at Health Equity Research Center's (HERC); Professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Iran

Dr. Patrícia Pacheco

Head of Infectious Diseases Unit at Professor Doutor Fernando Fonseca Hospital (HFF), Portugal

Miguel Paiva

Chief Executive Officer at Entre Douro e Vouga Hospital Centre (CHEDV), Portugal

Dr. Dilip Panikar

Lead Consultant - Neurosurgery at Aster Medcity, India

Dr. Jesus Martinez Perez

Safety Leader at Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Spain

Martina Pérez Guasch

Nurse at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Anna Carol Perez Segarra

Medical Director at Hospital Sant Rafael, Spain

Dr. Antoni Plasencia

Director General at ISGlobal, Spain

Carrie Owen Plietz, FACHE

Regional President, Northern California at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. & Hospitals, United States

Dr. Marc Poterre

Head of Research and Innovation at Fondation Santé Service, France

Prof. Joan Prades

Senior Researcher at Catalan Cancer Strategy, Department of Catalonia, Spain

Prof. Shailey Prasad

Executive Director and Carlson Chair of Global Health at University of Minnesota, United States

Ghislain Promonet

Deputy CEO at Fondation Santé Service, France

Dr. Wilm Quentin

Senior Research Fellow at Department of Health Care Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Dr. José M Quintillá

Head of Clinical Simulation Unit at Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital, Spain

Dr. Bernardo Ramirez

Director Global Health Initiatives/HMI at University of Central Florida, United States

Maria Ramirez

Logistics Manager at Andalusian Healthcare Service, Spain

Dr. Hamid Ravaghi

Regional Advisor, Hospital Care and Management at World Health Organization, Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean Region l Academic Member at Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Jillian Reynolds

Health Services Planner at Catalan Health Service (CatSalut), Spain

Dr. Koon-Ho Rha

Director at Naver Healthcare Lab, South Korea

Vanessa Ribeiro

Head of Planning and Innovation at Portuguese Administration of the Health System

Dr. Anna Ribera

Medical Director at Serveis de Salut Integrats Baix Empordà, Spain

Dr. Ignasi Riera

Director of Healthcare Operations at Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Clara Rius

Partner Architect at Estudi PSP Arquitectura, Spain

Dr. Samuele Rivolta

Medical Doctor in Clinical Management Staff at ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Italy

Camil Roca

Founder at K1000, Spain

Dr. Oriol Roca

Critical Care Specialist at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Dr. Ana Rodríguez

Director of Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility at Institut Català d'Oncologia, Spain

Dr. Marta Roig-Izquierdo

Medicine Managed Access Coordinator at CatSalut, Spain

Dr. Soledad Romea

Director of Quality, Processes and Innovation at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Dr. Joel Roos

Vice President International Accreditation, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at Joint Commission International

Dr. Marta Castellà Rovira

Physician in Emergency Department at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain

Dr. Marta Rubiera

Stroke Neurologist at Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Spain

Dr. Maria Angelica Rweyemamu

Lecturer at The University of Dodoma, Tanzania

Prof. Josep Samitier

Director at Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain

Marta Sánchez Bret

Mental Health Cluster Manager at Mental Health Cluster, Catalonia, Spain

Dr. Teresa Sanchis

Head of Strategic Initiatives at Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain

Paul Sarnese

Assistant Vice President for Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness at Virtua Health Inc, United States

Prof. Andrew J Scott

Professor of Economics at London Business School & The Longevity Forum, United Kingdom

Kawaldip Sehmi

Chief Executive Officer at International Alliance of Patients' Organizations

Benjamin Seo

Global Business Development Manager at Cedars-Sinai, United States

Joana Seringa

Operating Room Manager at Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, Portugal

Alberto Serrano

CIO at Fundació Sanitaria Mollet, Spain

Prof. Antoni Serrano Blanco

Deputy Director of Mental Health at Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Dr. Shalomie Shadrach

Senior Epidemiologist at Darling Downs Health, Australia

Prof. Aryeh Shander

PBM Expert at Englewood Health, United States

Dr. Marta Sitges

Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona

Dr. Mary Grace Sta. Ana

Department Manager at Makati Medical Center, Philippines

Irving Stackpole

President at Stackpole & Associates, Inc., United States

Anthony Stanowski

President and Chief Executive Officer at Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), United States

Henrik Stilling

IT Architect at Central Denmark Region

Urszula Szybowicz

COO at Polish Hospital Federation

Dr. Josep Tabernero

Director at Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), Spain

Dr. Jordi Temprana-Salvador

Pathologist at Vall Hebron University Hospital, Spain

Jeff Terry

CEO, Command Centers at GE Healthcare, United States

Ana Tomaz

Nurse at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central, Portugal

Prof. Roser Torra

Consultant at Fundacio Puigvert, Spain

Dr. Marta Torres

Researcher at CIBERESP - AQuAS- Agència d'Avaluació i Qualitat Sanitàries de Catalunya, Spain

Dr. Jordi Trelis

Director of Care at Catalan Institute of Oncology, Spain

Dr. Philippe Turk

Chairman at Luxembourg Hospital Federation

Dr. Paula Turunen

Director of Development at Central Hospital of Kanta-Häme, Finland

Arnau Valls Esteve

R&D Engineer at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, Spain

Dr. Amit Varma

Managing Partner at Quadria Capital Investment Management Pte Ltd, Singapore

Walt Vernon

Chief Executive Officer at Mazzetti, United States

Dr. Doris Voit

Policy Officer at German Hospital Federation

Dr. Brian Wagers

Associate Chief Medical Officer Quality and Safety at Riley Hospital for Children | Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University Health, United States

Dr. Nick Watts

Chief Sustainability Officer at NHS England & NHS Improvement, United Kingdom

Saskia Maria Wegner

EU Policy officer to the Chairman of the Board at German Hospital Federation

Dr. Daniel J. West Jr.

Professor and Chairman Department of Health Administration & Human Resources at University of Scranton, United States

Dr. Kevin KF Wong

Consultant at Department of Surgery, NTWC, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Kylie Woolcock

Policy Director at Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Yuan-An (Tony) Wu

Project Manager for Health Information Management Efficiency Enhancement Project in Paraguay at Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund, Taiwan

Dr. Sami Yousif

CEO of the Healthcare Leadership Academy at Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Kristina Zakurdaeva

Founder and Chair of the Board at Foundation for Cancer Research Support, Russia

Dr. Alireza Zali

Chancellor at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran

SESSION CHAIRS

Ana Elisa Barbar

Adviser on issues of violence against healthcare at International Committee of the Red Cross

Sophie Beaupère

Chief Executive Officer at UNICANCER, France

Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE

President and CEO at the American College of Healthcare Executives; President Designate at the International Hospital Federation

Dr. Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Jefe de Servicio Anatomía Patológica at Hospital Vall D ́Hebrón - ICS, Spain

Bruce Compton

Senior Director, Global Health at Catholic Health Association of the United States

Dr. Ramon Cunillera

President at Catalan Society of Health Management, Spain

Dr. Montserrat Daban

Scientific and International Relations Director at Biocat (BioRegion of Catalonia), Spain

Charles Dalton

Senior Health Specialist at International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group)

Dr. Francisco de Paula Rodríguez

Assistan Director at ESADE’s Healthcare Management Program in Madrid; Director Health System Strategy at Medtronic Iberia (Spain and Portugal)

Dr. Josep Figueras

Director at European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Belgium

Dr. Francesc Garcia Cuyas

Deputy Medical Director at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu de Barcelona, Spain

Jean Georges

Executive Director at Alzheimer Europe

Triin Habicht

Senior Health Economist at World Health Organization

Dr. Rod Hochman

President and CEO at Providence, United States

Dr. Young-Ho Jeong

President at Korean Hospital Association, South Korea

Dr. Joaquim Julià-Torras

Director at Institut Català d'Oncologia - Badalona, Spain

Dr. Hans Kluge

Regional Director for Europe at World Health Organization

Dr. Awad Mataria

Director, UHC/Health Systems at WHO EMRO

Prof. Carlos Pereira Alves

President at APDH – Portuguese Association for Hospital Development, Portugal

Rick Pollack

CEO at American Hospital Association

Richard Stubbs

Chief Executive at Yorkshire & Humber AHSN, United Kingdom

Dr. Muna Tahlak

Consultant ObGyn & CEO at Latifa Women and Children Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates

Els van der Wilden-van Lier

Director Healthcare Providers at GS1 AISBL

Dr. Deacons TK Yeung

Director, Cluster Services at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong