Health Data Science in the COVID-19 Era: HDR UK ‘One Institute’ Conference 2020
Health Data Research UK – the national institute for health data science – hosted this free, virtual conference ‘Health Data Science in the COVID-19 Era’ to showcase the vital impact of health data in combating this global pandemic on 16 June 2020.
You can now view the outputs from the conference. View the speaker slides and watch the session recordings.
The conference was open to scientists, researchers, technologists, clinicians, patients and the public, and data custodians involved in the response to COVID-19.
The event built on Health Data Research UK’s annual ‘One Institute’ conference to demonstrate open science and highlight how research efforts have pivoted to accelerate insights on this devastating disease.
“The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unparalleled global emergency. It has demonstrated the absolute necessity for open research and safe data access. This conference will showcase new research findings and exchange international experiences related to the COVID-19 pandemic.” – Andrew Morris, Director of Health Data Research UK
About the agenda
The agenda featured talks from world leaders in the health data field and provides an interactive forum to share experiences, drive progress and consider future priorities.
HDR UK annual prizes
To celebrate achievements in health data research across the HDRUK community, three awards were announced at the event: Team of the year, Impact of the year, and Best COVID-19 Lightning Talk.
World class speakers
Below you can see a selection of key speakers. To see the full list, download the agenda.
Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Co-Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee for Emergencies (SAGE)
Principal Deputy Commissioner of Food and Drugs, the FDA, USA and Chair, HDR UK International Advisory Board
Director, Health Data Research UK
Managing Partner, Turgot Venture
Chair of Bioethics, Swiss Institute of Technology (ETHZ)
Teo Yik Ying
Dean of Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Oxford & Research Director, HDR UK Oxford
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Director, TwinsUK Registry, Kings College London
Deputy Director, Quantitative Sciences, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Scientific Officer UK, Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK
Former Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Care
Director of AI, NHSX
Director, The DataLab
Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Consultant Clinical Epidemiologist, Public Health Scotland
Chair in Health Data Science, University of Dundee
Join us on social media
If you are unable to make it on the day, follow us on Twitter via the hashtag #HDRUKcon20