Digital transformation, innovation and Technology Enabled Care delivery in the West Midlands - a partnership event for health, care, housing, academia and industry

19 September 2016 Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

This free one day event, created in partnership with the TSA and the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), takes place on 19 September in Birmingham. 

The event is focused on digital transformation, innovation and Technology Enabled Care (TEC) delivery in the West Midlands and will bring together leading thinkers and doers from across the region to deliver a range of engaging presentations and practical breakout sessions to inspire, inform and drive collaboration.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA
  • Dr Ruth Chambers OBE, Chair, Stoke-on-Trent CCG and Long term conditions priority Clinical Lead, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network
  • Neil Mortimer, Business Manager, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network
  • Julian Mellor, Programme Manager, Integrated Care, Health Education England (West Midlands local team)
  • Jim Ellam, Assistive Technology Lead, Staffordshire County Council
  • Professor Theo Arvanitis, Chair in e-Health Innovation and Head of Research, Institute of Digital Healthcare.

Who should attend?

  • Health - CCGs, GPs, clinicians, managers
  • Social care - providers, commissioners, managers
  • Housing - TEC/telecare/telehealth department leaders
  • Academia - university TEC/digital health professors
  • Industry - innovators, manufacturers and TEC providers 
  • Third sector -  providers, TEC partners and leaders.

During this event we will:

  • Review the challenge that health and care face by examining where we are now
  • Consider how we can make the most of the opportunities that technology offers in transforming health and care
  • Reflect on and indicate where action is required on key areas including standards to support the future of Technology Enabled Care
  • Consider and test out technologies to enable actions to improve.

The event will also include the official launch of Digital Healthcare: the essential guide by co-author Dr Ruth Chambers OBE. The book captures the frontline experiences of practitioners and managers who’ve made change happen using new modes of delivering TEC, offers a practical approach incorporating case studies, checklists and much more. More information and a ‘digital taster’ of the book are available online

Please note, due to venue capacity, places are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.  If you would like to attend this free event, please register your details online here. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation to guarantee your place.
If you require any further information, please contact TSA on 01625 520320.


A limited number of table top exhibition stands are available for you to present your business, products, innovations and services in front of health, social care, housing, academia, industry and third sector attendees. The exhibition spaces are priced at £250+VAT to include a 2m wide banner space, 6ft trestle table (clothed), power connection and Wi-Fi.

Exhibition stands are limited to 20 spaces and available on a first come, first served basis. Book your place to exhibit by completing this short form