Engineering Health 2022

Welcome to Engineering Health 2022, a conference taking place on 22 - 23 November. Participants in the conference will have the opportunity to network with actors from academia, healthcare and industry.​

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The conference aims to inspire new collaborations and bring life science, medicine and technology actors closer together to find solutions for present and future healthcare challenges.

Engineering Health is a joint event organized by University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Region Västra Götaland and Chalmers University of Technology.

This year's conference is hosted by the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg. The conference will take place at the Wallenberg Conference Centre.

Registration. Last day to register is 8 November.​ No cost for participation. 


PROGRAM

November 22

 
9:00-9:20
Coffee, tea and registration

9:20-9:30

Welcome
Göran Hilmersson, Dean at the Faculty of science at the University of Gothenburg

9:30-10:30

What we learned from the Covid-19 pandemic

How the Covid-19 pandemic prepared us for next crisis
Lars-Magnus Andersson, Head of Department for infectious diseases at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

How the pandemic changed our ways of working
Tobias Carlson, Head of emergency care development at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Lessons learned from the pandemic
Anna Karlsson-Bengtsson, Professor of molecular medicine at Chalmers University of Technology

10:30-11:00
Coffee and tea

11:00-12:00

Antibiotic resistance

Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research in Gothenburg (CARe): A joint initiative between University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology,and VRG/Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Michaela Wenzel, Chalmers University of Technology and Joakim Larsson, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

12:00-13:00
Lunch

13:00-14:00

Covid prediction and post-covid rehabilitation

Moderator: Anders Hyltander​

Planning for hospital admissions due to covid-19: a collaboration between Sahlgrenska and the Mathematical Sciences
Philip Gerlee, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg and Thomas Brezicka, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Severe COVID-19 infections and long-term complications: Lessons from Swedish national and regional registers.
Martin Adiels and Annika Rosengren, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

Adaptive User-Centered Robotic Rehabilitation
Petter Falkman and Emmanuel Dean, from Chalmers University of Technology and Gunilla Kjellby Wendt from Sahlgrenska University Hospital

14:00-14:30
Coffee and tea

14:30-15:15

Data-Driven Life Science

Introduction and Moderator Julia Grönros, Forskningsrådgivare, Forsknings och Innovationskontoret, Göteborgs universitet

National support for Data Science in Cell- and Molecular Biology
Sverker Holmgren, director E-commons at Chalmers University of Technology

Advances in nutritional metabolomics and potential precision nutrition biomarker applications
Clemens Wittenbecher, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology

15.15-16:30​

Collaboration in research and innovation

Moderator: Peter Kelly, Head of Innovation and Technology Physician Group at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Why should you consider Open Innovation at Astra Zeneca as an opportunity to collaborate?
Izabela Biskup, AstraZeneca

Successful cooperation at Oslo Cancer Cluster
Ketil Widerberg, General Manager of Oslo Cancer Cluster

Panel discussion on Collaboration in research and innovation
• Göran Hilmersson, Dean of The Faculty of Science at University of Gothenburg
• Ann-Marie Wennberg Larkö, Hospital Director at Sahlgrenska University Hospital
• Stefan Bengtsson, President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology
• Agneta Holmäng, Dean of Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg
• Anders Carlberg, Head of Research and Innovation at  Region Västra Götaland
•  Jan Kilhamn, Hospital Director at  FoU, Region Västra Götaland

16:30-18:00​

Poster session and mingle​

November 23

8:45-9:00

Welcome back
Gisela Brändén, Vice Dean at the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg

9:00-10:20

At the cross-section of new technology and health

Moderator: Anders Hyltander


Benefits of combining orthopaedics & engineering in sports injury prevention
Martin Fagerström, Chalmers University of Technology and Kristian Samuelsson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

The use of Light for Deciphering and Controlling Biological Processes
Morten Grötli, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg and Joakim Andreasson, Chalmers University of Technology

Cross-disciplinary research - Quantum algorithms for protein folding
Hanna Linn, Chalmers University of Technology and Vilma Canfjorden, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

BRAPH: Engineering software to improve brain connectivity studies
Joana Pereira, Karolinska Institutet and Giovanni Volpe, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg

10:20-10:45
Coffee and tea

Infrastructures for collaboration

10:45-11:30

SahlBEC Lab: a clinical environment for medtech system development and collaboration
Justin Schneiderman, Sahlgrenska Academy and Andreas Fhager, Chalmers University of Technology

Sahlgrenska Imaging and Intervention Centre: an infrastructure for R&D
Peter Gjertsson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Competence Centre AI at Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Magnus Kjellberg, Head of Competence Centre AI at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Education for the future

11:30-11:50

Education for the future
Cecilia Hahn Berg, Strategist at Sahlgrenska University Hospital  and Bo Norrman, Senior advisor at Chalmers University of Technology

11:50-12:00

Close up
Gisela Brändén and Bo Norrman​


​Regist​ration​ is open! Last day to register is 8 November.
Category Conference
Location: Konferenscentrum Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A
Starts: 22 November, 2022, 09:00
Ends: 23 November, 2022, 16:00

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