Conference Outline Programme

Please note that the conference programme is subject to change at any point before or during the conference itself.

The Pre-conference Workshop programme can be viewed here.

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Wednesday 24 August

There are no rapid fire presentations on this day.

All Day

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Multi-Media Posters

Self-help stations open all day throughout the 3-day conference.

Morning

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Reception,
Ground Floor

Registration

07:00 - 08:00

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Networking, Morning Tea and Coffee

08:00 - 08:15

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Opening Remarks

David Ford
Chair of the Conference & Professor of Health Informatics at Swansea University Medical School, UK

08:15 - 08:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

The 100 million Brazilian linked data and data centre

Mauricio L Barreto
Senior-Scientist & Professor of Epidemiology, Federal University of Bahia - UFBA, Brazil

Chair: Marcos Barreto

08:45 - 09:15

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Registries, cohorts and biobanks - Research for better health

Gun Peggy Knudsen
Director Health Data and Digitalisation, Norweigian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Chair: Marcos Barreto

09:15 - 09:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Linkage of health insurance data to the netherlands twin register

Gerard van Grootheest
GGZ INGEEST and VU Medical Center Amsterdam, Netherlands

Chair: Marcos Barreto

09:45 - 10:00

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Plenary Discussion

Chair: David Ford

10:00 - 10:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Break, Morning Tea & Coffee

10:30 - 12:30

Afternoon

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and Multi-Media Poster Presentations

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Entities and identities within the IPDLN: Are we a distinct discipline?

IPDLN Workshop open to all

The Great Hall,
Room GH011, Ground Floor

13:30 - 14:00

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

The Farr Institute: distributed multi-disciplinary team science in action

Ronan Lyons
Director of The Farr Institute & Professor of Public Health, Swansea University Medical School, UK

Chair: Andrew Morris

14:15 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:00

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Break, Afternoon Tea & Coffee

16:00 - 18:00

Evening

Thursday 25 August

All Day

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Multi-Media Posters

Self-help stations open all day throughout the 3-day conference.

Morning

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Reception,
Ground Floor

Registration

07:00 - 08:00

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Networking, Morning Tea and Coffee

08:00 - 08:15

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Announcements

David Ford
Chair of the Conference & Professor of Health Informatics at Swansea University Medical School, UK

08:15 - 08:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Privacy, Governance & Public Acceptance in Population Data Linkage for Research

Christine M O’Keefe
Senior Principal Scientist in CSIRO Data61 & Adjunct Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia

Chair: David Ford

08:45 - 09:05

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

For the greater good? patient and public attitudes to use of medical free text data in research

Elizabeth Ford
Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK

Chair: David Ford

09:05 - 09:25

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage: An international collaboration between Canada, Australia and Wales

Conrad Pow
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Canada

Chair: David Ford

09:25 - 09:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Public Engagement Panel Discussion

Chair: David Ford

09:45 - 10:00

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Plenary Discussion

Chair: David Ford

10:00 - 10:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Break, Morning Tea & Coffee

10:30 - 12:30

Afternoon

12:30 - 13:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

International Population Data Linkage Network Members Meeting

Open to all

The Great Hall,
Room GH011, Ground Floor

13:30 - 14:00

The Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN): Better Knowledge, Better Society

Dermot O’Reilly
Director for the Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland & Senior Clinical Lecturer with the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Chair: David Ford

14:15 - 16:00

16:15 - 17:00

17:00 - 17:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Break, Afternoon Tea & Coffee

Evening

Friday 26 August

There are no multi-media poster presentations on this day.

There are no rapid fire presentations on this day.

There are no social events on this day.

All Day

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Multi-Media Posters

Self-help stations open all day throughout the 3-day conference.

Morning

From 07:00 -

The Great Hall Reception,
Ground Floor

Registration

07:00 - 08:00

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Networking, Morning Tea and Coffee

08:00 - 08:15

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Announcements

David Ford
Chair of the Conference & Professor of Health Informatics at Swansea University Medical School, UK

08:15 - 08:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Advanced computational and privacy methods for data linkage

Peter Christen
Professor at the Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, Australia

Chair: Michael Schull

08:45 - 09:05

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

09:05 - 09:25

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

09:25 - 09:45

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Using Linked Administrative Data to Examine the Educational Outcomes of Children in Care in Manitoba

Marni Brownell
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Canada

Chair: Michael Schull

09:45 - 10:00

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Plenary Discussion

Chair: David Ford

10:00 - 10:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Break, Morning Tea & Coffee

10:30 - 12:30

Afternoon

12:30 - 13:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Genetics of Common/Complex Traits

Kári Stefánsson
President, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder deCODE genetics, Iceland

Chair: David Ford

14:00 - 14:20

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

High resolution data from everyday life: coproducing a technically robust and engaging sensing platform

Matthew Machin & Lamiece Hassan
Health eResearch Centre, The University of Manchester, UK

Chair: David Ford

14:20 - 14:50

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Political and policy arguments for Integrated Data

Adalsteinn Brown
Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Chair: David Ford

14:50 - 15:00

Plenary Discussion

Chair: David Ford

15:00 - 15:30

The Great Hall Auditorium,
First Floor

Closing Remarks & Awards Presentation

David Ford
Chair of the Conference & Professor of Health Informatics at Swansea University Medical School, UK

15:30

The Great Hall Gallery,
First Floor

Tea & Coffee

Conference Close