Workshop on the opportunities & challenges of all-island cancer trial collaboration


10am-11.30am, Wednesday 29th November 2017, Belfast Waterfront


InterTradeIreland is pleased to be a supporting partner of the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Congress that is due to take place at Belfast Waterfront from the 27th to 30th November 2017. As part of the programme, InterTradeIreland would like to invite you to participate at an inaugural workshop to explore the opportunities and challenges of all-island cancer trial collaboration.The workshop will take place on Wednesday 29th November 2017 from 10am until 11.30am.


Discover What’s Possible – The opportunities and challenges of all-island cancer clinical trial collaboration
Draft Agenda

10.00 Co-chair welcome and introductions – Professor Richard Wilson, NICTN Clinical Lead, and Professor Bryan Hennessy,Cancer Trials Ireland Clinical Lead 

10:10 Margaret Grayson – A patient’s perspective 

10:25 Austin Tanney, Analytics Engines – A techie’s guide to cancer trial interoperability for non techies

10:40 Sean Donaghy, Director of eHealth and external collaboration at HSC - A current look at future possibilities from a policy maker

10:55 Dr Niamh Buckley, Queens University Belfast - The Interdisciplinary cancer researcher's toolkit

11:10 Prof Rosemary Hamilton – Co-chair US Ireland R&D Partnership - A world class collaborative research funding model

11:20 Panel Q&A  

Who should attend?
- Academics
- Policy Makers
- Researchers
- Industry 

- Patients

Registration details

If you are interested in attending this workshop, please email for further details and to avail of the InterTradeIreland discount code.