December 4-5, 2024

Health Tech Forward lands in Barcelona!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Health Tech Forward lands in Barcelona!

December 4-5, 2024

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

1000

Attendees

40

Countries

150

Speakers

2

Networking days

ABOUT THE EVENT

Health Tech Forward returns on December 4-5, 2024! Featuring a lineup of digital health entrepreneurs, investors, providers, payers, life sciences & pharma, MedTech manufacturers, consumer tech & wellness brands and global tech giants, the event will put a spotlight on the trends shaping the future of healthcare.

This is no ordinary tech conference – Health Tech Forward stands apart for its focus on quality content and unmatched networking opportunities. Prepare yourself for two days of action, featuring targeted 1:1 meetings, empowering keynote speeches, dynamic panel discussions, and interactive fireside chats that delve into technologies revolutionising health and wellness.

Health tech forward is always a blast

INTRODUCING FIRST SPEAKERS

Max Grenz

Max Grenz

Global Head of Value Creation | Healthcare Consulting @ Siemens Healthineers

Marta G Zanchi

Marta G. Zanchi

Founder & Managing Partner @ Nina Capital

Christophe Dufour

Christophe Dufour

Global Head of Digital Precision Healthcare @ AstraZeneca

Marta Garcia

Marta Garcia Manrique

R&D. Chief Patient Officer @ Servier

Andrew Miles

Andrew Miles

EMEA Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences @ Google Cloud

Emily Napier

Emily Napier

New Business Development Leader Europe - MCC & Women’s Health @ Philips

Nadia Kamal

Nadia Kamal

Director of Health tech and Innovation @ Harmonie Mutuelle

Guido Mathews

Guido Mathews

Vice President Bayer Radiology, Head Imaging, Data and AI Research Center of Excellence @ Bayer AG

Philipp Spenger

Philipp Spenger

Head of Unit - EIC Fund Investment Services - Venture & Growth Capital @ European Investment Bank (EIB)

Maite Malet

Maite Malet

Investment & Corporate Development @ Asabys

Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel

Senior Partner, Global Digital Health @ FINN Partners

Johannes Blaschke

Johannes Blaschke

Principal @ Calm/Storm Ventures

Tamara Sunbul

Tamara Sunbul

Medical Director of Clinical Informatics @ Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Madeleine Durand

Madeleine Durand

Head of Strategy @ Bupa

Yara Alenazi

Yara Alenazi

Investor, HealthTech @ MassMutual Ventures

Juli Hysenbelli

Juli Hysenbelli

Connected Care Lead Worldwide Public Sector @ Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Justin Coffey

Justin Coffey

Chief Medical Officer @ Workit Health

Sílvia Vinyes Roca

Sílvia Vinyes Roca

Head of Digital Health Open Innovation @ DKV Innolab

Samantha Jerusalmy

Samantha Jérusalmy

Partner @ Elaia

Lucy Orr Ewing

Lucy Orr-Ewing

Chief of Staff and Head of Policy | Former Head of Strategy for the Federated Data Platform @ Coalition of Health AI (CHAI) | NHS England

Abigail Bolton

Abigail Bolton

Associate @ Optum Ventures

Yang Chen

Yang Chen

Investor @ Joyance Partners

Eckhardt Weber

Eckhardt Weber

Managing Partner @ Heal Capital

Patricia Ripoll Ros

Patricia Ripoll Ros

Patient Advocate, Health Adviser, Chief Patient Officer @ Fundación VISIBLE

Ward Bijlsma

Ward Bijlsma

Chief Medical Officer @ Equipe Zorgbedrijven

Lucas Paul

Lucas Paul

Investment Director @ Redstone

Haris Shuaib

Haris Shuaib

Consultant Physicist, Head of Clinical Scientific Computing | CEO @ Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust | Newton's Tree

Annie Thériault

Annie Thériault

Managing Partner @ Cross-Border Impact Ventures

Matic Meglic

Matic Meglic

Global Executive Director - Industry Partnerships @ Novartis

Dr. Alexander Schellinger

Dr. Alexander Schellinger

Director Digital Transformation Consulting @ Siemens Healthineers

Dr. José Ferrer Costa, MD

Dr. José Ferrer Costa, MD

Innovation and Projects, Research and Education teams @ Badalona Serveis Assistencials

Dr. Kavita Patel

Dr. Kavita Patel

Venture Partner @ New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

Assaf Barnea

Assaf Barnea

Managing Partner @ Sanara Capital & Sanara Ventures

Kat McDavitt

Kat McDavitt

President & Founding Partner @ Innsena

Zara Liew

Zara Liew

Director of Clinical Partnerships @ Lindus Health

Darshak Sanghavi

Darshak Sanghavi

Program Manager @ Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H)

We announce new speakers every week.
Stay tuned!

AGENDA PREVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT

1

The Latest Buzz

Health Tech Forward is your main destination for the latest market trends. Peek into the next decade of health and wellness together with the coolest minds in the biz.

2

Innovators’ Spotlight

At the Tech Talks stage, we hand the mic over to 50+ entrepreneurs recharging the world of healthcare. Discover new tech geniuses and walk away with investment ideas.

3

Health Tech Challengers

Once a year we host an epic pitch battle for new startups out there. Join us to see how the rising stars are shaking up the health tech scene with their out-of-the-box solutions.

4

Quality Networking

Make new partnerships effortlessly by using curated networking opportunities at Health Tech Forward. Book meetings with leaders, innovators, and investors and further your unique goals. 

5

Exhibit Space

The Exhibit Space is *the* place to be if you’re looking to explore technologies ushering in a new era of health. Make sure to come by and say hi to the industry’s top players!

6

Next-Level Experience

Once you’ve filled up on wisdom at the event, it’s time to fill up on fun. Get ready for a mind-blowing experience set against the backdrop of Barcelona’s bustling cityscape.

Welcome To Barcelona

Health Tech Forward will be taking over Barcelona this December! Yes, you heard it right, in 2024 our event is coming to Spain – so expect a whole fiesta of exciting updates.

​​The event venue, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, is a symbol of modern-day Barcelona. Nestled in the Pedralbes neighbourhood near the iconic Avenida Diagonal, this award-winning architectural gem has seen it all. And now, it’s Health Tech Forward’s turn to make history within these walls! Mark December 4-5, 2024, in your calendar and join the coolest people in health tech.

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Barcelona

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Michelle Carnahan

President @ Thirty Madison

Ida Luka-Lognone

Ida Luka-Lognone

CEO Health, Board of Management @ Allianz Partners

Ryan Field

Ryan Field

CEO @ Kernel

Stephen Konya

Senior Advisor to the Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT and Innovation Portfolio Lead @ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Guy Spigelman

Guy Spigelman

EMEA Lead Healthcare and Life Sciences Startups @ Amazon Web Services

Bill McMahon

Chief Algorithmic Analytics Officer @ Sumitovant Biopharma

Jamison Langguth

Jamison Langguth

Sr. Manager Health Strategy Innovation @ Stanford University

Jennifer Pougnet

Jennifer Pougnet

Head Data Strategy, Pharma Corporate Strategy @ Roche

Steffanie J. Bristol

Steffanie J. Bristol

Head, Digital Health Ventures Strategy and Innovation @ Biogen

Sally Ann Frank

Sally Ann Frank

WW Lead - Health & Life Sciences @ Microsoft for Startups

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH

Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President @ American Medical Association

Sonali Agarwal

Sonali Agarwal

Senior Manager, Digital Health & Innovation @ GSK

Dominick Kennerson

Senior Vice President, HealthTech @ HSBC Innovation Banking

Michael Treskow

Michael Treskow

Partner @ Eight Road Ventures

Edward Kliphuis

Edward Kliphuis

Partner @ Sofinnova Partners

Alexis Edwards

Alexis Edwards

Associate Partner @ IBM Healthcare Consulting

Tatiana Klimanova

Tatiana Klimanova

Accelerator Director @ FemTech Lab

Sander Ruitenberg

Digital Health Solutions Head @ Novartis

Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel

Senior Partner, Global Digital Health @ FINN Partners

Johannes Blaschke

Johannes Blaschke

Principal @ Calm/Storm Ventures

Andrew Miles

Andrew Miles

EMEA Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences @ Google Cloud

Katrina Ffrench

Katrina Ffrench

Founder & Director @ UNJUST UK

Dr. Nicholas Deakin

Dr. Nicholas Deakin

Executive Director @ Morgan Stanley

Philipp Spenger

Philipp Spenger

Head of Unit - EIC Fund Investment Services - Venture & Growth Capital @ European Investment Bank (EIB)

Aahuti Rai

Aahuti Rai

Partner @ Four Points Consulting

Grace Cordovano

Grace Cordovano, PhD

Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) & Founder @ Enlightening Results

David Dodd

David Dodd

Partner & Advisory Leader for Europe @ Mercer Marsh Benefits

Dominnique Karetsos

Dominnique Karetsos

CEO & CO-Founder @ Healthy Pleasure Group and MINT Hub

Saira Ghafur

Dr. Saira Ghafur

Co-Founder @ Prova Health

Kat McDavitt

Kat McDavitt

President & Founding Partner @ Innsena

Audrey Tsang

Audrey Tsang

CEO @ Clue

Nicholas Kadysh

Nicholas Kadysh

Founder and CEO @ PharmAla Biotech

Alex Lebrun

Alexandre Lebrun

Co-Founder & CEO @ Nabla

Chris Seth

Chris Seth

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) @ Lifesum

Rafael Oliveira

Rafael Oliveira

Director of International Marketing, Sports and Partnerships @ Eight Sleep

Max Grenz

Max Grenz

Global Head of Value Creation | Healthcare Consulting @ Siemens Healthineers

Katie Baker

Katie Baker

CEO @ Awesome Health

Victoria Repa

Victoria Repa

CEO & Founder @ BetterMe

Miriam Santer

Miriam Santer

Co-Founder & COO @ theblood

Cy Denney

Cy Denney

Innovation Lead for Emerging Asia @ Pfizer

Thomas Wang

Thomas Wang

Program Officer, Technology Strategy Lead @ Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Michael Hübner

Michael Hübner

Manager Innovation and Digitalization @ Sana Kliniken AG

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