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Special Lecture: Organs on Demand – Solving Chronic Disease with Stem Cells and Organ Engineering

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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in deutscher Sprache

Due to End Organ Failure millions worldwide live with reduced heart, lung, and liver function. Recent innovations in stem cell biology and a deep understanding of developmental biology enable us to engineer solutions – living implants made on demand to replace lost organ function.

President, Austrian Medical Association, Vienna Welcome
Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Principal Investigator, University of Innsbruck Key Note
Journalist, Business Brief and News Presenter, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin; Broadcaster, Radio FM4, Vienna Chair

Dr. Thomas SZEKERES

President, Austrian Medical Association, Vienna

1988 Degree, Medicine, University of Vienna
1994 Specialisation, Chemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna
Lecturer, Medical Faculty, University of Vienna
since 1997 Senior Physician, Clinical Institute for Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna
2001-2012 Board Member, Medical Association for Vienna
2003 PhD, University of Trnava
2005 Specialisation, Human Genetics, University of Trnava
Chairman, Works Council, Vienna General Hospital
since 2012 President, Medical Association for Vienna
since 2017 President, Austrian Medical Association, Vienna

Dr. M.D. Harald OTT

Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Principal Investigator, University of Innsbruck

MBA Steve CHAID

Journalist, Business Brief and News Presenter, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin; Broadcaster, Radio FM4, Vienna

since 1992 Radio News Presenter, FM4-ORF, Vienna
1995-1996 Speech Writer for Director, International Press Institute, Vienna
since 1999 Television News Presenter, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin
since 2005 Media Trainer, Intomedia Medientraining, Vienna

Health Symposium

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Genre : all

18.08.2019

18:00 - 19:30OpeningPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Evening ReceptionSocial

19.08.2019

09:00 - 10:15How Can Innovation Remain Affordable?Plenary
10:45 - 12:15AI in Medicine: Who’s Responsible for Its Use and Outcomes?Plenary
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session: Digital Healthcare 4.0Partner
13:30 - 14:05Mental Illnesses: New Ideas to Promote InclusionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 01: The Village ProjectBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 02: Network Living Well with Dementia in KlosterneuburgBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 03: Oasis Socialis’ TransitionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 04: Informal CaregiversBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 05: Strengthening Abilities – Coping With TraumaBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 06: Grow Together – For a Good Start in LifeBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 07: amigoBreakout
16:00 - 16:30Breakout Sessions SummaryBreakout
17:00 - 20:00Reception on the HillSocial
20:30 - 21:30Special Lecture: Organs on Demand – Solving Chronic Disease with Stem Cells and Organ EngineeringPartner
21:30 - 23:30Happy Hour and DJSocial

20.08.2019

04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike to GratlspitzSocial
08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPartner
09:30 - 10:45Are Europe’s Healthcare Systems Prepared for the Climate Crisis?Plenary
11:15 - 11:30A Healthy Life – How Do We Implement Good Choices?Plenary
11:30 - 12:30How Can Different Stakeholders Contribute to Good Choices?Plenary
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 01: Adaptive Intelligence: Physicians – Friends or Foes?Partner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 02: Pharmacies: Safety as a Business ModelPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 03: The Liberated Patient: From Digitisation to IndividualisationPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 04: Our Health Caught Between Climate Crisis and DemographyPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 05: Liberté, Égalité, Santé: Social Inequality and HealthPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 06: Liberty and Security Need Knowledge: Health Literacy in AustriaPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 07: Leeway and Grey Areas: Liberty for People in CarePartner