During the Symposium participants will take part in round-tables to discuss and explore key concepts and themes, run by our Symposium leaders.

These workshops will provide the opportunity for face to face discussion of new ideas and the co-creation of a new sustainable global health routemap.

Building blocks

This will be a theme exploration with two to three speakers of five to ten minutes each, core questions and building a platform for the afternoon sessions, Transformation for Health.

  Workshop 1  Workshop 2  Workshop 3  Workshop 4 
Workshop title  Health and Well-being  Innovation  People Power and Place  Leadership for Transformation
Summary  A shift from the disease model to a “whole person” or well-being mode, changes our perspective in profound ways. How does a well-being model change our approach to health and care?   Across the globe we are fostering learning from new, frugal and smart tech approaches. What are we learning? Is there a right balance? 

The art of engagement, empowerment networks and partnerships What have we learned that helps catalyze global health creation? 

What can the Health Sector contribute?
healthcare models from around the globe and examples of community, health sector, business and government leadership 
Key questions  What is needed to shift our approach to a whole being model of health?
Where might the barriers be?
Has anyone found the answer? 
Where are the new innovations that can help “leap frog” into future models?
How to foster and accelerate innovations and scaling up? 
How do we create a real movement?
Who should we influence and how? 
How do we best demonstrate leadership?
How do we create an ongoing community for transformative health and sustainability? 
Session chair and facilitator  Jamie Harvie (USA)
James Smith (UK)
Lara Allen
Tennie Videler
Evelyn Brealey
Sarah Massie
Sonia Roschnik
Aled Jones
Speakers  Confirmed:
  • David Pencheon (NHS SDU)
  • Jamie Harvie (Commons Health Network)
  • Brian Fisher (New NHS Alliance)
  • Halima Khan (NESTA)
  • Karen Livingstone (SBRI)
  • Sussannah Robinson (WHO/Initiative Be He@lthy, Be Mobile)
  • Arthur Hibble (GP trainee international fellowship project) 
  • Graeme Chisholm (THET, Principles of Partnership) 
  • Malcolm Lowe-Lauri (Cambridge University Health Partners)
  • Nick Watts (Lancet Countdown)
  • Jonty Rowland (KPMG) 
  • Cassandra Thiel(New York University School of Medicine)

Find out more about our speakers here