Monday 18 December 2023

Lifebit is hosting an exclusive one-day event to celebrate how data saves lives and the outstanding contribution of our partners in their quest to advance drug discovery and precision medicine for all. 

Through keynote talks, panel discussions and a vibrant marketplace, this event will showcase the latest innovations in national precision medicine initiatives, including newborn genomic sequencing; creating safe access to diverse, global datasets; and the technology and methodologies that are enabling these.

New Speakers to be announced weekly.
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Day Event:
9am- 7pm
7pm until Midnight
Banking Hall, 14 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND

As a global leader in multi-omics and health data software, Lifebit is committed to solving the most challenging problems in precision medicine, genomics and healthcare. 

On 18 December 2023, Lifebit is hosting an exclusive one day event to celebrate how data saves lives and the outstanding contribution of our partners in their quest to advance drug discovery and precision medicine for all. 

Bringing together partners in healthcare, industry and academia from across the world, this event will create connections and forge new partnerships towards a goal of accelerating secure use of health and biomedical data in research to save lives.

″Join us for this one day event in the heart of London to discover data, technology, science and innovation and make new connections. ″

Dr Maria Dunford, CEO Lifebit
Banking Hall, 4, Cornhill, London, Greater London, EC3V

• Nearest Tube Station: Bank

• Nearest Mainline Station: London Cannon Street

• London Heathrow: 44mins via tube

• London Gatwick: 40mins via tube

• London City: 23mins via tube

Nearby Hotels:

Canopy by Hilton London City Discount code: N3357861
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Precision Medicine Community23 Agenda:

From 08:30am: Attendees Arrive, Registration & Morning Refreshments: Networking & Ushered to Seating.

From 09:00am - 11:05am
Research at a national scale UK's Data for R&D Strategy: Investing in the future of NHS healthcare data.
Rebecca Cosgriff –Data for Research & Development Head of Strategy, NHS England.

Causes of Cancer uncovered by Population Data.
Professor Serena Nik-Zainal – University of Cambridge.

Genomics England: Bringing Precision Medicine to Life, accelerating discoveries & patient impact.
Augusto Rendon – Chief Bioinformatician, Genomics England.

11:05am - 11:35am Break/Refreshments 

From 11:35am - 13:35pm 
Panel discussion: Newborn Genomic Screening - The ultimate application of precision medicine.

Moderated by: Dr Chiara Bachelli – Lifebit
Panel Guests: Dr Petros Tsipouras, CEO, Plumcare;
Dr. David Bick, Principal Clinician for Newborn Genomes Programme, Genomics England.

Panel discussion: Harnessing the power of data diversity to increase access to genomic & personalised medicine.

Moderated by: Thorben Seeger, Chief Business Development Officer, Lifebit. Panel Guests: Victor Angel, CEO & Co Founder, Omica Bio; Tabita Hunemeier, Co-Founder of gen-t; Dr. Maxine Mackintosh, Diverse Data Programme Lead, Genomics England.

13:35am - 14:35pm - Lunch & Networking, Marketplace, demos & research ecosystem. 

From 14:45pm - 16:05pm
From Population Genomics to Drug Discovery 2.0.
Speaker: Dr. Maria Dunford – CEO, Lifebit.

Translating Biobank Data to the Drug Discovery Value Chain.
Speaker: Dr Thomas Kandl – Healthcare Data Officer – Boehringer Ingelheim.

Transforming Cancer Research and Care Through Health Data.
Speaker: Adam Manhi – Head of Strategic Partnerships, Flatiron Health.

16:05pm - 16:35pm - Refreshments & Networking

From 16:35pm - 17:35pm
Panel discussions:

The Challenges and Opportunities of Data Harmonisation.
Moderated by: Amanda White, Director of Communications, Lifebit. Panel Guests: Lucia Groizard, Flatiron Health; Dr Prabhu Arumugam, Director of Clinical Data and Imaging, Genomics England; Christina Chatzipantsiou, Director of Product, Health Data Insights.

Panel discussion: The Power of Real-World Data for Drug Discovery.
Moderated by: Chris Tunnell, SVP Global Sales, Lifebit. Panel Guests: Paul Apapow, Director of Statistics, GSK; Dr Thomas Kandl, Healthcare Data Officer, Boehringer Ingelheim.

Closing remarks – Thorben Seeger

All Guests: Our Festive End of Year Party 

Drinks, canapés & amazing entertainment throughout the evening.

Dr. Maria Dunford
CEO & Founder
Dr. Pablo Prieto
Chief Technology Officer
Christina Chatzipantsiou
Director of Product, Health Data Insights
Thorben Seeger
Chief Business Development Officer
Dr. Chiara Bacchelli
Precision Medicine &
Human Genetics Lead
Chris Tunnel
SVP Global Sales
Amanda White
Director of Communications
David Bick, MD
Genomics England
Victor Angel-Mosti
Rebecca Cosgriff
NHS England
Dr Prabhu Arumugam
Genomics England
Dr Anne Deslattes Mays
Science and Technology
Lucia Groizard
Flatiron Health
Dr David Kavanagh
Genuity Science
Prof. Tábita Hünemeier
Dr. Maxine Mackintosh
Genomics England
Dr. Thomas Kandl
Boehringer Ingelheim
Adam Manhi
Flatiron Health
Prof. Serena Nik-Zainal
University of Cambridge
Dr. Petros Tsipouras, MD
Dr Augusto Rendon
Genomics England

Our 2023 Community Partners

Come & join Us

Further key information and what you can expect will be emailed over to you. This event will also be Live Streamed for everyone who cannot make it in person.