Invited Speakers


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Tuesday 3rd October

Glucose Sensing and Diabetes Care
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Introduction and welcome
09:10 Keynote address: Sensors in diabetes-where are we now and where are we going?
Prof. Tony Cass, Imperial College, London
10:00 Progress towards a mm-wave non-invasive glucose monitoring sensor
Dr. Themos Kallos, MediWise Ltd
10:30 NovioSense tear glucose sensor
Dovile Vegelyte, NovioSense
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 A novel continuous glucose monitoring technology with a long-term and accurate implantable sensor
Dr. Lynne Kelley, Senseonics 
12:30 Exhibitor Elevator Pitches
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Keynote address: Continuous glucose monitoring for everyone – what are the barriers and solutions for broad adoption of this key technology
Dr. Ben Hwang, Profusa Inc.
14:50 The bio-inspired artifical pancreas for treatment of diabetes in the home
Dr. Pantelis Georgiou, Imperial College London
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Continuous glucose monitoring
Dr. Stefania Guerra, Dexcon
17:00 Panel discussion: The future of glucose monitoring
18:00 Networking reception: open bar
20:00 Reception ends


Wednesday 4th October

Sensors for Infectious Diseases and Point-of-Care
08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Introduction and welcome
09:10 Keynote address: Point-of-Care Testing: the key to new models of care
Prof. Christopher Price, University of Oxford
10:00 Personalised antimicrobial dosing: Towards a minimally invasive device for antibiotic monitoring in humans
Dr. Timothy Rawson, Imperial College London
10:30 Linear dichroism for multiplexed infection diagnosis
Dr. Matt Hicks, Linear Diagnostics Ltd.
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Species specific recognition of bacterial pathogens using targeted antibody design 
Dr. Chris Johnson, University of Newcastle
12:00 Integrating microfluidic functions on low-cost diagnostic devices for infectious diseases
Dr. Julien Reboud, SAW Dx Ltd.
12:30 Exhibitor Elevator Pitches
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Keynote address: Stop-and-go control of liquid flow in microfluidics for flexible applications in mobile healthcare diagnostics
Dr. Yulieth Cristina Arango, IBM Research, Zurich
14:45 Rapid Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr. Charlotte Bermingham, University of Bristol
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Origami enabling paper-based nucleic acid tests for the diagnosis of infectious disease in Uganda and India
Prof. Jon Cooper, University of Glasgow
17:00 Networking reception
18:00 Conference ends

Thursday 5th October

Sensors for Cancer Diagnosis
08:30 Registration and Coffee
09:00 Introduction and welcome
09:10 Keynote address: Hot Air or Hot Trail? Nanotechnology for Diagnosis Cancer from Exhaled Breath
Prof. Hossam Haick, Technion Institute, Israel
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Breath biopsy for early stage cancer detection
Dr. Marc van der Schee, Owlstone Medical Ltd.
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Targeted circulating tumour DNA profiling in early stage lung cancer
Dr. Chris Abbosh, University College , London
14.45 The critical role of analytics in the development of circulating DNA assays for cancer care
Dr. Vincent Plagnol, Inviata Ltd.
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Panel Discussion: Will sensor technology impact cancer diagnosis, and how?
17:00 Networking reception
18:00 Conference closes