The Churchill Club is bringing back our famed panel discussions in 2023. Join us to hear from thought leaders and passionate emerging technology experts as they debate the future and inform what you need to know now.
Wearable Connected Med-Tech: What's the diagnosis?
Join us as we discuss how Connected Wearable devices are now analysing your health on a daily basis. Who has the data? What is possible and how will we manage this data in the future.
Our format is simple: moderated panel discussions with real people followed by networking and drinks.
Save the date: 22nd February 2023
Venue - Level 1,195 Little Collins St, Melbourne
Ticket price includes drinks, light refreshments. No drop ins.
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Meet the Panellists:
CEO of Anura Medical
Bec is a medical doctor, engineer and the CEO of Anura Medical, a start-up developing a wearable lung monitoring device that enables early detection and treatment of chronic lung disease flare-ups. After realising a passion for medical technology through her work as a hospital doctor, Bec returned to university to complete a Master of Biomedical Engineering. Anura Medical was born in 2021 and is currently undertaking the MedTech Actuator Accelerator program to bring their proof-of-concept to life.
Director of the Centre for Bioengineering at the University of California and Advisor to Nutromics.
Prior to joining the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1998 Dr. Plaxco received his Ph.D. from Caltech and performed postdoctoral studies at Oxford and the University of Washington. Dr. Plaxco has co-authored more than 180 papers on protein folding, protein dynamics, folding-based biosensors and folding-based smart materials. He has also co-authored a popular science book on Astrobiology and more than a dozen patents. He is actively involved in the commercialization of the novel technologies emerging from his laboratory and serves on the scientific advisory boards of a half dozen companies.
Director of Health and Life Sciences with Breakthrough Victoria,
Jerome is the Director of Health and Life Sciences with Breakthrough Victoria, the new $2bn investment fund for Victorian Government. He is experienced business development manager, investor and analyst in the health and life science sector, working in previous roles with the University of Melbourne. Jerome specialises in identifying investment opportunities, business development, partnerships, strategy, market and competition analysis, business valuation, management of DD and M & A activity.
Principal Digital Software Architect at Planet Innovation
Michael has over 15 years of technical and project delivery experience in regulated software environments, using technologies such as Bluetooth and mobile/cloud infrastructure to deliver client-oriented solutions to market. He has worked with leaders in the biomedical space, including DiaSorin, Vision BioSystems and Merck, on multiple successfully commercialized products and projects. Michael’s background includes Electronics & Software Engineering and AI & Knowledge-Based Systems
This event is moderated by our very own Gretchen Scott from Tech Diversity Lab.