KUOPIO HEALTH INSIGHTS 2023
August 20-21, 2023
and Health Data
Kuopio Health Insights 2023 (KHI 2023) is about experiencing firsthand how a relatively small yet incredibly dedicated and collaborative ecosystem has blossomed into a powerful, data-driven innovation magnet within the health and wellness sector in Finland – and how it is leading the digital health transformation and creating positive health outcomes for people in Finland and beyond.
Kuopio Health Insights 2023 will concentrate on clinical trials in stroke, health & data analysis and industrial solutions. This two day event on August 20-21, is organized in connection with Nordic Stroke Congress 2023.
Day one, August 20, offers a unique and relaxing networking opportunity aboard in a traditional scenic Kuopio boat cruise on beautiful Lake Kallavesi from 4PM to 6PM. The actual seminar will take place on day two (August 21). The event will culminate with a special dinner at Luoto Kuopio in the beautiful harbor of Kuopio with a wonderful lakeland view at 7PM.
Kuopio Health is backed by multi-disciplinary and trusted private and public organisations with high competence in business, international expertise, R&D and research excellence.
At Kuopio Health Insights 2023 you will meet many of the region’s key players. Our cooperative innovation ecosystem provides access to data, knowledge, projects and capabilities within our network, allowing participants to forge valuable partnerships, find new insights, and bridge any of the typical barriers that tend to block progress.
Get to know some of our key players
Aki is an entrepreneur, strategist and batteries included health transformer.
Ambassador, StartUp Health Inc
Lauri Kuronen has over 10 years of experience in early-stage Health, Life Science and MedTech companies and helping them to develop their business.
Key Account Manager, VEIL.AI Oy
Health economics expert in cost-effectiveness, market access, and Real-World Evidence (RWE).
CEO, ESiOR Oy and chairman of the board, Kuopio Health
Social and healthcare professional, development manager and doctoral researcher.
Development Manager, Wellbeing services county of South Karelia
Miikka Kiiski works as an Account Executive and senior consultant within the healthcare industry at CGI in Finland.
Account Executive, CGI
Antti Väänänen is a Senior scientist and project manager at the VTT Health data analytics team.
Senior Scientist, Health data analytics, VTT
Anne Patana, Ph.D., has extensive and diverse work experience in both public and private sectors.
Head of Development, Helsinki Brain & Mind, Neurocenter Finland
Nadia’s focus area is improving the research ecosystem in Finland.
Research and Innovation director, Pharma Industry Finland
Jussi leads the Bittium Veturi Ecosystem establishment and development with a strong emphasis on the new technology research.
Director, Ecosystem Development & Research, Bittium
Catharina Östberg has 30 years of experience of Clinical Trials from a Pharma Industry perspective.
Head of Site Management Nordics, Clinical Operations, Bayer
Essi has over 30 years of experience of clinical trials and cumulated knowhow of regulatory affairs in the field of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nutrition.
PhD (Clinical Nutrition), Adjuct Professor (UEF)
Tatu joined Gesund Partners 2 years ago to be a hands-on actor in the historical social and health care reform.
Strategy Director and Partner at Gesund Partners
Teemu leads product development for analytics tools at Duodecim, currently focused on Population Health Management.
Product Manager, Duodecim
Juha do have decades of research experience related to medical physics.
PhD, Director of Research and Innovation, Wellbeing Services County of North Savo
Nelson is a senior scientist in the computational biology and modeling unit within the Digital Medicine organization at Orion Pharma in Finland.
Computational Biologist at Orion Pharma
What's in store on a seminar day 21.8.?
SESSION 1: Clinical Trials – How to Match Supply with Demand (Minna stage)
8.30-9.00 Coffee and registration
09.00-09.05 Welcome, Eero Rissanen, Neurocenter Finland and Essi Sarkkinen, Medfiles
09.05-09.25 Ecosystems in Clinical Research, Nadia Tamminen, Pharma Industry Finland
09.25-09.45 Clinical Research Is the Basis of Efficient Wellbeing Services County, Juha Töyräs, PhD, Director of Research and Innovation, Wellbeing Services County of North Savo / Kuopio University Hospital
10.00-10.20 Clinical trials in stroke: Pharma point of view, Catharina Östberg, Bayer AG
10.20-10.40 Clinical trials in stroke: Clinic investigator perspective, Jukka Putaala, Hospital Distrcit of Helsinki and Uusimaa
10.40-11.00 New clinical trial regulation and CTIS submission portal-Investigator,are you ready for GCP trials and new portal? Essi Sarkkinen, Medfiles Ltd.
11.00-11.20 National initiatives to enhance matchmaking in clinical trials, Eero Rissanen, Neurocenter Finland
11.20-11.40 Trial Nation-experience from Denmark on nationally coordinated clinical trials collaboration, Marianne Pilgaard, Trial Nation
11.40-12.00 Moderated panel discussion and questions from the audience
SESSION 2: Health & data analysis (Maria stage)
13.00-13.10 Welcome, Tatu Laurila, Gesund Partners
13.10-13.40 Health data and AI utilization in Finnish pharma research ecosystem, Nelson Kibinge, Orion
13.40-14.00 Increasing the value of outcomes for stakeholders with value-based care, Erkki Soini, ESiOR
14.00-14.20 From health data analytics to predictive health solutions, Antti Väänänen, VTT
14.20-14.40 Next-generation anonymization technology – New opportunities for secondary of use of health data, Lauri Kuronen, VEIL.AI
14.40-15.00 We have data, but what to do with it? Using analytics tools for chronic disease prevention, Teemu Niskanen, Duodecim
15.00-15.25 Coffee break
SESSION 3: Digital & Industrial solutions (Maria stage)
15.25-15.30 Welcome, Antti Näykki, Bittium
15.30-15.50 Brain health through digitalisation, Anne Patana, Helsinki Brain & Mind
15.50-16.10 Data-based solutions and AI in the demand and supply of social and health care customer management solutions: Value drivers from co-creation and testing process, Kaisa Pesonen, Wellbeing services county of South Karelia
16.10-16.30 Future digital solution in health sector, Aki Koivistoinen, StartUp Health Inc
16.30-16.50 Bittium–Leading company–Seamless and secure connectivity program, Jussi Särkkä, Bittium
16.50-17.10 AI Head Analysis algorithm platform detecting cerebral haemorrhages, Miikka Kiiski, CGI
17.10-17.15 Closing the event, Erkki Soini, Chairman of the board, Kuopio Health
About the event
Where will the event take place?+
Our two-day open event takes place in Kuopio, Finland. Day one, August 20, offers a unique and relaxing networking opportunity aboard a traditional scenic Kuopio boat cruise on beautiful Lake Kallavesi from 4PM to 6PM. Day two will be filled with engaging sessions and activities. The event will culminate with a special dinner at Luoto Kuopio, from 7 to 9 PM.
The cruise departs from harbour of Kuopio. The ship is Roll Cruises' m/s Queen R.
Luoto Kuopio location: Aallonmurtaja, Makasiininkatu 5, 70100 Kuopio
Location: Kuopio City Theatre, Maria-stage, Niiralankatu 2, 70600 Kuopio
Tickets and pricing?+
You can book three different ticket types:
Seminar+cruise (NOTE! cruise is on August 20 from 4PM to 6PM)
Dinner card for the evening dinner at 21.8. at 19:00. 100€
Select tickets when registering.
Dinner card is 100 €, including buffet dinner and wines.
Dinner will be served at beautiful surroundings of Luoto Kuopio.
No show fee is 100€. Cancellations at the latest August 11.
Accommodation and arrival?+
We have pre-reserved hotel rooms from selected hotels at the Kuopio City center.
SCANDIC HOTEL: SCANDIC ATLAS or SCANDIC KUOPIO
Guests will get a discount on the day's price with the code FIARB
Each guest can book their own room at: Scandichotels
Reservations must be made no later than 5 days before arrival, and accommodation reservations can be canceled at 6:00 p.m. by on the day of arrival. Rooms can be booked with the offered code according to the hotel's booking status, the hotel has the right to unilaterally close the availability of the offer price. The code in question can be used to book rooms in both Scandic Atlas and Scandic Kuopio, depending on the hotel's booking status.
Haapaniemenkatu 22 , 70110 KUOPIO
Phone: +358 300 8704 23
Satamakatu 1, 70100 Kuopio
Phone: +358 300 308 454
ORIGINAL SOKOS HOTEL PUIJONSARVI
Single room Standard room 140 € / day
Double room Standard room 160 € / day
The rate includes free use of the gym, a guest sauna and a rich breakfast.
You can make reservations by phone, e-mail and Sokoshotels
Use booking code: BKUOPIOHEALTH
Phone: 010 762 9500
NOTE! The campaign code is only valid until 31.7.!
Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi
Minna Canthinkatu 16, 70100 Kuopio
Phone: +358 10 7629 500
BY CAR: Parking spaces near the theatre. Kuntolaakso parking facility (at Hannes Kolehmainen katu 5).
Toriparkki under Kuopio market square.
Handicapped parking spaces in front of the theater near the flagpoles (marked with a sign).
The parking lot behind the theater is for city employees who have an electronic parking permit (marked with a sign).
You can also get to the theater comfortably by bus! Buses run briskly on Niiralankatu, and the nearest bus stops are right in front of the theater. Find out about bus routes and timetables from vilkku.kuopio.fi
NOTE! We recommend that you reserve time when arriving on site by your own car.
BY PLANE: You can get easily to Kuopio from Helsinki by plane. From the Kuopio airport, you can get a taxi to take you to the hotel at Kuopio City Center. Book flight from your travel provider or Finnair
Saturday 19.8. The flight departs from HEL at 12:50, arrives KUO at 13:50.
Prices from 63,55 €.
Sunday 20.8. The flight departs from HEL at 12:50, arrives KUO at 13:50.
Prices from 63,55 €.
Tuesday 22.8. The flight departs from KUO 05:50,
arrives HEL at 06:50.
Prices from 83,55 €.
Tuesday 22.8. The flight departs from KUO 14:15, arrives HEL at 15:15.
Prices from 102,05 €.
BY TRAIN: You can get easily to Kuopio from Helsinki by train. Train leaves from the Helsinki city center and arrives at the Kuopio city center. From the train station, you have a walking distance to your hotel. More information: VR
Sunday 20.8. The train departs from HEL at 08:15, arrives KUO at 12:29.
Prices from 29,90 €. (Direct)
Sunday 20.8. The train departs from HEL at 11:19, arrives KUO at 15:35.
Prices from 55,90 €. (Direct)
Monday 21.8. The train departs from KUO at 16:14, arrives HEL at 20:40.
Prices from 14,60 €. (Direct)
Tuesday 22.8. The train departs from KUO at 07:38, arrives HEL at 12:35.
Prices from 14,60 €. (Direct)
TRASNPORTATION IN KUOPIO
Kuopio region Public Transport, Vilkku serves passengers in Kuopio urban area and areas nearby. Local bus number 40 stops at Kuopio airport and center of Kuopio. Hotels are within walking distance from the Kuopio City Theatre. Taxi services in Kuopio: https://taksi1.fi/en/home/ (tel. 0200 111 01) and http://www.vievie.fi/ (tel. 02000 3000).
Biketaxi is Finland’s only nationwide electric bicycle taxi company. Kuopio has a total of 13 rickshaws. Tel. +358 44 4410 520 and https://www.biketaxi.fi/en/front-page/
Vilkku city e-bike is a convenient way to move around the city, you only need the Vilkku application. There are bike stations all over the city. More information: https://kaupunkipyorat.kuopio.fi/
What will a successful event look like?+
For anyone attending Kuopio Health Insights 2023, our hope is that success will be measured by the quality of new friendships and business connections made, new destinations visited, new experiences lived, meaningful personal and professional interactions, fresh opportunities for cooperation, and ultimately that all attendees leave feeling refreshed and positive about their work moving forward, and happy and thankful for the time that we spent together here in Kuopio.
The power of collaboration. The promise of cooperation.+
Kuopio Health Insights 2023 (KHI 2023) is an event tailor-made for healthcare professionals and health industry business leaders who believe in the power of collaboration and its ability to ignite innovation, enhance business development and ultimately create positive health outcomes for people all over the world.
But we don’t just want to show you what makes our ecosystem work. We want you to become part of it.
Kuopio Health Insights 2023 is made possible by our ecosystem of expert partners:
About Kuopio Health
At Kuopio Health we focus on today's most relevant health challenges, trends and opportunities by providing access to data, experts, capabilities and projects within our network. Our specialties include data-driven healthcare, preventive health care, smart health solutions, effectiveness research and real-world health data insights coupled with the ability to connect relevant partners and implement ideas and innovations quickly, as well as forge a clear path towards commercial applications.
Our ecosystem is backed by an active alliance of public and private organisations with high competence in business, international expertise, R&D and research excellence. This gives us the ability to attract highly diverse operators with importance placed on understanding their varying interests and perspectives, which helps us to build bridges and accelerate collaboration resulting in true co-innovation.
Our open environment is one in which success stories, learnings and even failures can be shared freely. We are committed to continually improving our ecosystem whether it be quicker and easier access to experts and test environments or by offering new ways to network and collaborate. We actively engage with professionals across the health spectrum in mutually-beneficial ways and invest time and energy not in what is, but in what can be.
We also draw inspiration from Kuopio (our home) and its surrounding, restorative natural beauty, as well as the highly sophisticated infrastructure and modern business environment of Savilahti, which we believe foster both a connection to our planet and the culture of collaboration and co-innovation that fuels our work.