• Venue
  • Kaunas, Žalgirio arena
  • Date
  • 19 Sep 2017

Speakers

Mr. Phillipe Blanco

Mr. Phillipe Blanco LinkedIn

  • Position
  • General Manager
  • Company
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Northern and Central Europe, ‎DXC Technology
  • Topic
  • How can medical technology reduce pressure on healthcare systems?
  • Bio
  • Mr. Blanco has held several leading positions in the healthcare and IT industries over the last decade. Starting from CEO at Agfa HealthCare France, he has led the healthcare field in the Nordics, southern and Western Europe as well as being General Manager Healthcare Nordics and South & West Europe for CSC. Recently, Mr. Blanco became General Manager at the newly formed DXC Technology. According to him, connectivity is what will drive innovation in healthcare, which is currently one of the most conservative sectors.

Ms. Justina Januševičienė

Ms. Justina Januševičienė LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Expert on Healthcare innovations
  • Topic
  • Healthcare technology and its use in Lithuania’s healthcare system
  • Bio
  • Justina Januševičienė has been working on various healthcare issues for more than ten years, and for the last five years she has held leading positions in health innovation and access to healthcare at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania. She has been in charge of the healthcare workforce, developing and deploying an e.health system and health ICT as well as fostering innovations in the sector, using management tools, health technology assessments, research and development.

Mr. Janis Jatnieks

Mr. Janis Jatnieks LinkedIn

  • Position
  • CEO
  • Company
  • Project WiDE
  • Topic
  • Technology empowered personal healthcare
  • Bio
  • Mr. Jatnieks entered the 3D printing industry in 2013 by founding Baltic3D.eu. Less than two years later, he launched his most recent project, Project WiDE, which specializes in improving the usability of 3D printable orthosis and prosthetics. This is how he entered the medtech field. Mr. Jatnieks believes that AI and advanced technologies have huge potential to improve the condition of patients with special needs.

Mr. Simonas Drungilas

Mr. Simonas Drungilas LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Vice President, Operations
  • Company
  • SERMO
  • Topic
  • Growing influence of digitalization-empowered healthcare practitioners
  • Bio
  • Mr. Drungilas has been an important part of the SERMO team since 2003. For more than a decade, he served as Vice President of Programming before progressing to VP and Global Head of Survey Setup and Data Delivery as well as General Manager of Lithuanian and Mexican sites.

Mr. Richard Kivel

Mr. Richard Kivel LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Managing Director
  • Company
  • GrayBella Capital
  • Topic
  • Infrastructure needed to boost MedTech sector: venture capital, government involvement and research institutions
  • Bio
  • Mr. Kivel is a global executive with more than 20 years’ experience in life sciences technology businesses in North America, Asia and Europe. For more than a decade he has been providing his expertise at GrayBella Capital and teaches business-related subjects at MIT. Mr. Kivel also works with Bankinter Innovation Foundation analysing innovation trends, and serves as an advisor at several other institutions. He will share examples of Singapore, Spain, Portugal and Russia where he has helped to build ecosystems to boost medical technologies.

Mr. Juozas Kupčinskas

Mr. Juozas Kupčinskas LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Chief Scientist
  • Company
  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • Topic
  • Kaunas - a destination for medical technologies
  • Bio
  • Dr. Kupčinskas is Chief Scientist and a lecturer at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences as well as a gastroenterologist at the university’s hospital. He has written more than 20 publications for peer-reviewed international scientific journals. Dr. Kupčinskas has also gathered experience during scientific and clinical fellowships in Israel, Germany, Italy and Slovenia.

Mr. Sumit Jamuar

Mr. Sumit Jamuar LinkedIn

  • Position
  • CEO
  • Company
  • Global Gene Corporation
  • Topic
  • Genomics data application: where is it leading us?
  • Bio
  • Sumit S. Jamuar serves as Chairman & CEO of Global Gene Corp, a genomics platform company, with a vision to democratise healthcare through genomics. The company has collaborators across the world including some of the globe’s leading institutions in genomics.
    He has formerly been CEO of SBICAP (UK), the European Investment Banking subsidiary of the State Bank of India, Managing Director with Lloyds Banking Group, and consultant with McKinsey & Company.
    He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, plus an MBA from INSEAD.

Mr. Šarūnas Narbutas

Mr. Šarūnas Narbutas LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Chairman of the Council
  • Company
  • Government Fund on Promotion of Public Health
  • Topic
  • Closing speech
  • Bio
  • As well as holding a position as Chairman at the Government Fund on the Promotion of Public Health, Mr. Narbutas recently became a member of the National Health Council. Currently, he also serves as a board member at the Lithuanian Patients’ Forum, a member of the Lithuanian e-Health Management Board, and is President of Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition. In addition, he served as Legal Advisor to the President of Lithuania from 2014 to January 2017.

Mr. Mantas Katinas

Mr. Mantas Katinas LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Managing Director
  • Company
  • Invest Lithuania
  • Topic
  • Welcome Address
  • Bio
  • Mantas Katinas has more than 10 years’ experience in marketing, business development and digital transformation in the competitive Telco and WEB industries. His specialisation is in future business trends and models, and innovation economies.
    Mr. Katinas has a broad range of experience in digital strategies, marketing & communications, business development and strategic management.
    He graduated in Journalism from Vilnius University and in Strategic Management from the BI Norwegian School of Management & the ISM University of Management and Economics Executive School.

Mr. Mindaugas Sinkevičius LinkedIn

  • Position
  • Minister of Economy of Lithuania
  • Topic
  • Welcome Address