Event themes

April is getting closer and we will gradually start announcing the schedule for the program for day 1 and day 2. Below you can see the division of the themes, but please note that some themes might be overlapping the both days. Stay tuned for updates in the timetable for more exact information.

DAY 1

PERSONALIZED HEALTHCARE
Technology, genes and medicine combined towards personalized healthcare and healthier population. How will biobanks and new findings from genetics research contribute to this development? How to involve the patients in the process?

BIG DATA AND IOT IN HEALTH
The impact, opportunities and event threads of data and machines in the health and wellness industry. How will the security of the data be guaranteed? What will be the effect of AI, machine learning and blockchain?

POSSIBILITIES OF VR, AR & ROBOTICS
How will augmented and virtual reality affect the development of healthcare? Can robots replace humans?

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DAY 2

HEALTHTECH AND WOMEN
More and more women are entering health tech scene, and women’s health innovations are booming. What are the latest news from this field?

INVESTING IN HEALTH
Which elements make investing in health unique and how is the field developing? What are the hottest investment trends at the moment?

DIGITAL HEALTH AT WORK
Tools for building health supporting work environments.

IMPROVING PERFORMANCE
Using new innovations to push wellbeing and sports performance to the next level. How wearables and digital health tools will support both body and mind in the future?

FROM RESEARCHERS AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS TO ENTREPRENEURS
Developing and strengthening the path from health research to business opportunities.


HealthSPA reserves the right to update, change and modify the program.

Preliminary Timetable

  1. Tue25
  2. Wed26
  1. Welcome to Upgraded Life Festival 2017 - Main Stage
    Hanna Vartia - HealthSPA, Maria Nygård - HealthSPA, Raisamiina Rimpelä - HealthSPA
    Keynote Speech - Main Stage
    Keynote TBA
    Keynote Speech - Main Stage
    Keynote TBA
    Beauty of Small - Main Stage
    Samir Kapoor - Fitbit
    Personalized Healthcare and Population Health Management - Main Stage
    Panel TBA
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Angela Maragna - NHS England
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Lauri Sippola - Netmedi, Tobias Meixner - HELIOS Kliniken
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Oliver Rittgen - Bayer
    Lunch break - Exhibition area
    A Journey in Exponential Technologies for a Better Healthcare - Main Stage
    Rafael Grossmann - Healthcare Futurist
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Grant Robertson - IBM Watson
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Hanna Nikkilä - Microsoft
    Topic TBA - Red Stage
    Christian Guttmann - University of New South Wales
    Panel TBA - Main Stage
    Tiina Zilliacus - CherryonTop Accelerator
    Next generation sensors and blockchain - Red Stage
    Jody Ranck - Ram Group
    Software piloting in public healthcare - Red Stage
    Satu-Liisa Pauniaho - TAYS, Taavi Saviauk - Unitary Healthcare
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Petri Lehto - MSD
    Coffee break - Exhibition area
    Digital therapeutics - Red Stage
    Jakob Dahlberg - Arthro Therapeutics, Kristian Ranta - Meru Health
    Biohacking: Using Science & Technology for Optimal Performance, Health & Wellbeing - Main Stage
    Teemu Arina - Biohacker Center
    How to create a great customer experience in healthcare - Red Stage
    Zeynep Falay von Flittner - Hellon
    Panel TBA - Main Stage
  2. Healthtech and Women - Red Stage
    Vertical
    Welcome to Day 2 by HealthSPA - Main Stage
    Hanna Vartia - HealthSPA, Maria Nygård - HealthSPA, Raisamiina Rimpelä - HealthSPA
    Welcoming Words - Red Stage
    Ana-Belén Abundio - Vertical
    Keynote Speech - Red Stage
    Keynote TBA
    Keynote Speech - Main Stage
    Keynote TBA
    Machines, Man and Medicine: Why Psychology and Sociology Are More Important than Technology - Main Stage
    Roy Smythe - Philips
    Femtech: Trends & Opportunities - Red Stage
    Hans Raffauf - Clue, Indra Joshi - NHS England
    Trends to watch in healthcare startups 2017 - Main Stage
    Tero Ojanperä - Vision+
    Health Capital Helsinki - Green Stage
    Investor panel TBA - Main Stage
    Ashley Lundström - EQT Ventures, Ekaterina Gianelli - Inventure
    Developing products & wearables for women - Red Stage
    Topic TBA - Green Stage
    Dr. Prashant Jha
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Filip Dames - Cherry Ventures
    Prospects of collaboration within digital health : Global device manufacturers path to well working ecosystems - Main Stage
    Juha Villanen - Garmin
    Vision and reality of the collaboration on cross-border patient data sharing between Estonia and Finland - Main Stage
    Ain Aaviksoo
    Topic TBA - Green Stage
    Adriaan Hart de Ruijter - Cascara Ventures
    Lunch break - Exhibition area
    Panel TBA - Main Stage
    Adequate muscle mass prolonging survival and increasing health span - Main Stage
    Juha Hulmi - University of Jyväskylä
    Topic TBA - Main Stage
    Kiti Müller - Nokia
    The Healthy Office Revolution - Main Stage
    Elizabeth C. Nelson
    Digital platforms and child centric health promotion - Red Stage
    Mika Merikanto - Muuvit Health & Learning Oy
    Awards - Main Stage

25-26 April 2017 Helsinki #ULFFI