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foto_hayfoto_hay Christian Hay, GS1:
The Role of G-Tins in virtualization in Health Care

Christian works for over 20 years in the Healthcare industry. Early 1990, he played an instrumental role in the establishment of narcotic control according UN conventions and Swiss legislation, by using the GS1 system in Switzerland. In parallel, as from 1995 elements of the GS1 System were deployed for improving accuracy and efficiency of information about the healthcare supply chain, by reducing administrative costs. Later the TARMED national claim programme leveraged the same GS1 identification keys, which are now used in the eHealth solution in that country.

Dr. Walter Weigel, Huawei Dr. Walter Weigel, Huawei:
Beyond the Wire: how 5G will boost e-Health

Dr. Weigel is VP and CSO of the European Research Institute of Huawei, based in Leuven Belgium and Munich Germany, a lecturer at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, member of the IEEE Board of Governors, of the Key Enabling Technologies working group of the European Commission, the Innovationsdialog of the German Government and of the Aalborg University Industry Advisory Council. He is former Director General of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute ETSI.

Lyse Brillouet Lyse Brillouet, Orange

Lyse Brillouet is Head of the Orange labs on Digital Society. She joined France Telecom Mobile Radiophone at the launch of GSM in France, and helped global customer and loyalty programs services. Appointed marketing director of Orange health division in 2007, Lyse Brillouet is a lecturer in several French engineering and marketing schools.

Prof. Bill Buchanan Prof. Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University:
Cybersecurity in Health Care

Bill Buchanan is a Professor in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University, and a Fellow of the BCS and the IET. He currently leads the Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks, and Security and The Cyber Academy, and works in the areas of security, Cloud Security, Web-based infrastructures, e-Crime, cryptography, triage, intrusion detection systems, digital forensics, mobile computing, agent-based systems, and security risk.

Dr. David Soldani, Nokia:

David Soldani received a M.Sc. degree with magna cum laude approbatur from the University of Florence, Italy, in 1994; and a D.Sc. degree in Technology with distinction from Aalto University, Finland, in 2006. He was appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey, UK, in 2014; and Industry Professor at UTS, AU, in 2016. Dr. Soldani is now Global Head of 5G Technology at Nokia. Prior to that, he served Huawei as Head of Central Research Institute in EU.

IEEE HealthCom 2016 aims at bringing together interested parties from around the world working in the healthcare field to exchange ideas, discuss innovative and emerging solutions, and develop collaborations.

Healthcare is one of the largest industries with 5-18% of GDPs spent on health and Care globally. The healthcare budgets of the vast majority of nations continue to outgrow their GDPs. Social, demographic, economic and technological factors are the drivers for ever faster changing healthcare models. While the demographic shifts in the populations display significant socio-economic challenges they trigger more and more opportunities for innovators in the areas of sensor technology the Internet of Things, Robotics, e-health, m-Health, Cloud Computing and emerging technologies such as 5G, Big Data, SDNs, NFV, Precision and Personalized Medicine. However, the integration of innovative technology into society is associated with a lot of complexities. Social technological alignment and societal acceptance of technology requires sound solutions with regards to ethical, legal, social and security challenges.