15 May 2019, NDK, Sofia

Join us at the 3rd edition of one of the world’s leading gatherings of top experts who shape the future of healthcare, pharma and wellness.

Also known as Webit.Health Summit & Expo, hosted by Webit.Festival 2019.

Join us to explore and experience the future of healthcare.

Expand your horizon. Get inspired by exceptional ideas. Join the community of people who improve the state of wellbeing and change lives.

Webit.Health Programme Commitee is chaired by Prof. Shafi Ahmed - the most watched surgeon in the human history and world’s renown innovator in VR/AR

Among the first confirmed speakers are

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Agenda, Impact and knowledge areas:

AI VR/AR, Imaging Exponential Medicine Personalized Medicine Genomics and biotech Well-being and Longevity Marketing & Communication
in healthcare

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Who attends?

  • Healthcare, pharma and biotech Innovators
  • Founders and new disruptive healthcare, pharma and wellness entrepreneurs
  • healthcare marketing agencies
  • Investors
  • Governments, Policy makers and regulators

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Webit.Health is proud to be supported by some of the world leading industry innovators including:

Health Summit Gold Partners

Health Summit Silver Partner

World's Biggest Startup Challenge

Webit.Health is the place to meet the hottest startups and founders of health, biotech, pharma and wellbeing starups around the world!

Over 4000 startups apply for the Webit.Foundation grants. A significant number of them are in the health domain. Join Webit to withness the future of healthcare.

If you are founder/work for disruptive startups - apply below and get a free exhibition slot and opportunity to pitch at the Webit.Health Stage in front of the global leaders and investors.

Webit.Health Committee

Dr. Shafi Ahmed

Chair of Webit.Health Committee and a member of Webit.Festival Europe advisory board.

Ha surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator, entrepreneur and ...

Plamen Russev

Member of Webit.Health Committee and Webit.Festival Europe advisory board.

He is a Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist. Executive Chairman of ...

Daniel Kraft

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

Chair for Medicine, Singularity University

Cristina De Juan

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

She is the Founder & CEO of IMT Innovation, a digital health innovation platform training the next generation of ...

Eugene Borukhovich

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

Eugene is as a Global Head of Digital Health Innovation at Bayer ...

Junaid Bajwa

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

Global Leader for Strategic Alliances, Digital Accelerator, MSD

Prof. Dr. Krasimir Ivanov

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

Rector, Medical University - Varna

Laurence Ainouz

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

CEO, Health:Augmented, former Novartis VP Global Head of the Digital ...

Matt Lowe

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

CEO and founder of performance-io and CMO @ Artmatr

John Nosta

Member of Webit.Health Committee.

Founder of NOSTALAB


15th May


09:00 - 09:05 Opening Health Summit

Prof. Shafi Ahmed
Medical Realities / Chief Medical Officer

09:06 - 09:11 Opening: Digitalisation

Kiril Ananiev
Republic of Bulgaria / Minister of Health

09:12 - 09:37 Keynote: Population Health

Mark Davies
IBM / Chief Medical Officer

09:38 - 09:43 Keynote: Age is just a number?

Dr. John Beard
World Health Organization / Former Director of Life Course and Ageing

09:44 - 09:59 Keynote: Immortality as a policy objective – good or bad

Joseph Elborn
European Health Parliament / President

10:16 - 10:31 Keynote: The Passion Project – the stories of everyday healthcare heroes.

Vernon Bainton
Havas Lynx Group / Chief Medical Officer

Matt Eagles
Havas Lynx Group / Head of Patient Engagement

10:32 - 10:57 Keynote: Future of Healthcare

Dr. Daniel Kraft
Singularity University / Chair for Medicine

Democratising Health by Deep Medicine

10:58 - 11:23 Keynote: AI and Benefits to Healthcare

Mark O’Herlihy
IBM Watson Health / Managing Director EMEA

11:24 - 11:39 Keynote: Clinical decision making by AI

Hila Azadzoy
Ada Health / Managing Director, Global Health Initiative

11:40 - 11:55 Keynote: AI transforming healthcare insurance

Plamen Petrov
Anthem Inc. / VP Artificial Intelligence and Exponential Technologies and Chief Data Officer

11:56 - 12:11 Keynote: Blockchain in healthcare

Tatyana Kanzaveli
Open Health Network / CEO

12:12 - 12:27 Keynote: Disrupting communication

Dr. Sandeep Bansal
Medic Creations / Founder and CEO

12:28 - 12:53 Panel discussion: Integrated Care

Prof. Shafi Ahmed
Medical Realities / Chief Medical Officer

Mark O’Herlihy
IBM Watson Health / Managing Director EMEA

Mark Davies
IBM / Chief Medical Officer

12:54 - 13:19 Keynote: How to innovate your thinking?

Mariya Filipova
Anthem, Inc / VP of Innovation

13:20 - 13:40 Fireside chat: Digital Health Transformation in Abu Dhabi

Prof. Shafi Ahmed
Medical Realities / Chief Medical Officer

Abdulla Al Ali
Department of Health Abu Dhabi / Senior Health Quality Auditor

Dr. Dirk Richter
Department of Health Abu Dhabi / Senior Advisor to Director Healthcare Quality Office

13:41 - 13:56 Keynote: Changing the experience of Health

Eugene Borukhovich
Bayer / Global Head Of Digital Health

14:16 - 14:26 Keynote

Stefano Cucca
Radoff Srl / Strategic Manager

13:20 - 14:00 Lun