EHTEL Symposium 2019

In 2019, EHTEL’s annual event is going local. It steps outside the "Brussels bubble".
We invite you to grasp the opportunity and contribute to the latest explorations of what’s coming up in developments in European health and care. Discover the next frontiers of data use in improving health and care for the good of people and health systems across Europe and the world.
Join us at EHTEL’s 2019 Symposium!

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👌 EHTEL 2019 Symposium: What Will You Get?
🔎 About the Symposium 
📚 The Programme
⏮️ Before the Symposium: Satellite Session and Webinar
🎫 Book your ticket for the Symposium!


EHTEL 2019 Symposium: What Will You Get?

  • Discuss with European and international thought leaders the latest developments that will enhance and improve European’s health and care through good, fair, and sustainable uses of data.
  • Learn about great achievements in the combined fields of health and care.
  • Explore how Artificial Intelligence could represent the next frontier in the health and care.
  • Look at the future from a multi-stakeholder perspective. Get together with a mix of people working on digital in health and care.
  • Be one of a large number of colleagues from health and care associations, health providers, patient groups, payers and insurers, technology firms, academic and research backgrounds, and civic society. 
  • Come to one of Europe’s most interesting locations for digital health and care in action: Barcelona
  • Hear from many local Catalonian leading experts about their achievements, experiences, and challenges. 
  • Place these experiences in a national and European context


About the Symposium

🗺️The Symposium consists of:
  • An I2m Satellite Session (2 December)
  • A Networkig Buffet (2 December
  • Plenary session (3-4 December)
  • A Symposium Gala dinner. (3 December)
📍Where and when:
The Symposium will take place in Barcelona, on 3-4 December 2019.
The venue will be CaixaForum (Av. Francesc Ferrer I Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona) with the exception of the Satellite Session that will take place in a different location in the city on 2 December 2019. For more practical information such as fee policy, type of tickets and accommodation, please click on the button below.
📖Themes and topics
Explore together exciting and challenging digital health and care futures based around:
  • Artificial intelligence (AI): the next frontier.
  • AI-friendly environments.
  • Big data, machine learning, natural language processing.
  • Data donation/data sharing in health and care.
  • Fair data economy.
  • Meaningfulness and smartness in data-sharing and in electronic health records. 
  • Social robots and AI.
👉The 2019 EHTEL Symposium in a nutshell:
  • Takes place over two days.
  • Focuses on imagining ten years ahead in health and care - 2029.
  • Has at its core the three priorities of digital transformation in health and care: Citizens’ secure access; Better data; Citizens’ empowerment.
  • Celebrates 20 years of thought leadership on digital health in Europe.
  • Will have around 150 attendees, many with digital expertise, from everywhere in Europe and from every stakeholder group involved in digital transformation


The programme – an overview

EHTEL 2019 Symposium Schedule 10 12000



Before the Symposium

1. I2M The Satellite Session
A Satellite Session will take place on the day before the Symposium on 2 December 2019, 14:00 – 17:30 CET. It will be a participatory half-day workshop organised by Innovation to Market (I2M) – with Ticbiomed, EHTEL, and the support of TicSalutSocial.

The I2m Satellite Session will take place in the
Barcelona Health Hub Headquarters.
Get to know more about moving digital innovation ahead in your organisation. The workshop will be open to up to 40 adopters.
After the I2M Satellite Session, take the opportunity to join the Networking Buffet! Ticket can be bought separately. 


2. The Webinar
Following the Webinar event “Make data work for people’s health! which took place on 16 September 2019, Sitra and EHTEL wanted to engage once again in dialogue with their guests.
The follow-up webinar took place on the 28 October 2018, adding a new element to the discussion: A Data Ecosystem Rulebook.


Book your tickets for the three days of Symposium! Registration info and useful links:








  • EHTEL 2019 Symposium - Schedule and Sessions 13 September 2019 PDF*

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