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Detailed Programme Schedule

ESC Digital Summit

ESC Digital Summit will start on 5 October 2019 with the opening session at 10:00.

Discover the full programme.



Main Sessions

Saturday 5 October

10:00 - 10:45 - Plenary Session
Digital Summit - Opening session

  • Welcome by the Chairpersons
  • Keynote lecture

11:00 - 11:40 - Ted Style talks & panel

  • The Digital Future 
  • The digital patient
  • The digital doctor
  • The digital nurse
  • Panel discussion - the digital future

11:45 - 12:30 - Debate
Man vs Machine: will Artificial Intelligence replace Human Intelligence?

  • AI will replace Human Intelligence
  • AI will not replace human intelligence.
  • Panel discussion - Man vs Machine: will AI replace Human Intelligence?

14:00 - 14:45 - Expert Session
The vision for risk prediction

  • Risk prediction & communication
  • Omics in the 21st century
  • Wearables tell it all
  • Panel discussion - The vision for risk prediction

15:00 - 15:45 - Debate
Wearables and mobile apps: precision medicine or the emperor’s new clothes?

  • PRO / Precision Medicine
  • CONTRA / Emperor’s New Clothes
  • Panel discussion - Wearables and mobile Apps: precision medicine or the Emperor’s new clothes?

16:00 - 17:00 Expert Session 
Augmented, mixed and virtual reality in medicine

  • Setting the stage Ted Style talks
  • Panel discussion - Augmented, mixed and virtual reality in medicine

Sunday 6 October

08:30 - 09:30 - Debate
Digital Transformation

  • Creating Value from the EMR
  • EMR has consistently failed to deliver its potential
  • Design for a compelling user experience
  • Panel discussion: Digital Transformation

09:45 - 10:30 - Experts Session
Real World Evidence - does it add to RCT Evidence

  • Ted style talks
  • Panel discussion: Real World Evidence - does it add to RCT Evidence

10:45 - 12:15 - Expert Session the future is now
Developing an inter-operable digital health ecosystem: learning from Estonia

  • Introduction to Interoperability
  • Presentation Estonia's model developing an inter-operable digital health ecosystem
  • Discussions - Learning from Estonia

13:45 - 14:25 - Expert Update
Cybersecurity

14:30 – 15:00 - Special Session
Dragon’s Den

  • Top 5 innovation presented

15:15 - 16:00 Closing Plenary Session

  • Featuring Key Note Lecture “Digital Healthcare in Europe 2029”

United Nations of Digital Health

Saturday 5 October

11:00 - 12:15
Roundtable - The role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Healthcare: Ethics and Practice

  • Setting the stage for discussions
  • Moderated discussions
  • Roundtable outcomes

14:00 - 15:15 - Roundtable - What can we do today to integrate health and social care using digital technology?

  • Healthcare in short
  • The Danish Experience
  • Moderated discussions
  • Roundtable outcomes

15:45 - 17:00 - Roundtable
Preparing the healthcare workforce for the digital future medical education, and impact on management and leadership

  • Setting the Stage
  • Moderated discussions
  • Roundtable outcomes

Sunday 6 October

09:00 - 10:30 - Roundtable - In silico clinical trials

  • Setting the stage - In silico Trials (drugs, devices, industry & regulatory)
  • Moderated discussions
  • Roundtable outcomes

10:45 - 12:15 - Roundtable 
Speeding up implementation: from innovation through regulation to reimbursement

  • Setting the stage
  • Regional Perspectives
  • Moderated discussions
  • Roundtable outcomes

13:45 - 14:30 
Reimagining the future of hospitals, cities & communities in the digital age

  • Panel discussion: reimagining the future of hospitals, cities & communities in the digital age

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