Join a distinguished panel of experts as they explore different facets of AI’s transformative role within the NHS. From targeted interventions and strategic alignment to deploying technologies at scale, these presentations will provide a comprehensive overview of the state and future of AI in healthcare. Following the presentations, attendees will have the unique opportunity to engage with the speakers in a joint Q&A session, fostering an interactive dialogue on the challenges and opportunities in the field.
Director of AI, Imaging & Deployment, NHS England
Dominic Cushnan joined the NHS in 2014 and is currently Head of AI Imaging for the NHS AI Lab.
Dominic previously founded a technology company specialising in computer vision and human interface technologies.
Since his appointment in the NHS AI Lab, January 2020, he has developed an AI Buyers’ Guide for healthcare and developed the National Covid-19 Chest Imaging Database for the training and testing of AI models. Dom is a keen advocate of the safe and ethical adoption of AI
Dr Katharine Halliday
President, The Royal College of Radiologists
Dr Katharine Halliday completed her radiology training in London, Perth, Australia, Sheffield and Nottingham. She was appointed to her current role as a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Nottingham University Hospital in 1998 and has a special interest in the imaging of suspected physical abuse, providing opinions on cases from across the UK.
Dr Halliday is the current President of The Royal College of Radiologists (2022-2025) so heads up the organisation which represents Clinical Radiologists and Clinical Oncologists from all four nations in the United Kingdom. RCR’s role is to speak on behalf of the professions to government and fundholders, to provide and supervise education and exams and to set professional standards.
At Nottingham University Hospital, she also held the role of Clinical Director for Radiology (2021-2022) as well as the National Clinical Lead for Radiology Getting-It-Right-First Time (GIRFT, 2017-2022). GIRFT is a service improvement programme for Radiology run by the NHS. During this time she visited 143 Radiology departments in England and the national report published in July 2020 was widely quoted.
Dr Halliday was Chair of the British Society of Paediatric Radiology (2010-2016) and chaired the working group for the updated guidance for imaging in cases of suspected physical abuse in children (2018).
Dr Stefan Zohren
Associate Professor in Engineering Science, University of Oxford
Stefan is an Associate Professor in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of the Turing Institute.
Outside academia, Stefan works with Man Group, and as Advisor to Favom, an AI in healthcare business, he helped to spin out. Stefan’s research is focused on applied machine learning.
Chair: Jon Hoeksma
CEO, Digital Health
Jon is the founder and CEO of Digital Health, the health IT B2B news, research and events publisher and professional networks specialist. He previously co-founded and edited eHealth Insider, and is a leading journalist, commentator and thought leader on UK health IT. In 2014 he led the trade sale of eHealth insider to Informa Plc.
Achievements of note include: founding the UK CCIO movement, from launch of CCIO campaign in 2011 to development and growth of CCIO Networks and community; the development of Digital Health Networks – centred on CCIO and CIO Networks – as the leading independent online best practice community of NHS IT professionals – 5,000+ members as of November 2020; plus growing Digital Health Summer Schools into the premier health IT leadership event in UK; and launching Digital Health Rewired in March 2019 as the most dynamic and compelling Expo in digital health space.