19 June 2024

One Health 2024: ‘We Mean Business’ Conference – Announcing Speaker line-up, business benefits and outcomes

One Health 2024 ‘We Mean Business’ Conference – Announcing Speaker line-up, business benefits and outcomes

We are delighted to share news of the speaker line-up for our one-day Conference on One Health at Bournemouth University on 10 July.

This year our One Health 2024 ‘We Mean Business Conference’ (OH24) is aimed at businesses, plus organisations and policy makers that work with business. It will explore how businesses can grow and innovate while also meeting regulations and consumer demand for green, clean product development.

The purpose of OH 2024 is to explore commercial solutions to global challenges. The one-day event aims to look at real-world practical applications of the One Health approach as part of Responsible Innovation and to help increase understanding and collaboration.


Hear from leading industry, academia, funding, and regulatory experts, including…
•    Prof. Lee Miles: Deputy Dean of Bournemouth University Business School and Prof. of Crisis & Disaster Management
•    Prof Cheryl Metcalf: University of Southampton – Inventor, Innovator, and Head of School of Healthcare Enterprise & Innovation | Director of the Connected Healthcare Incubator Accelerator and the Masters in MedTech Innovation & Design 
•    Mark Burnett: Director of Seiche Group: Responsible Innovation – Expertise in lifecycle/Circular Innovation
•    Prof. Jo Slater-Jefferies: CEO National Biofilms Innovation Centre – Responsible Innovation Exemplars
•    Prof. David Bream: University of Southampton- Highly experienced entrepreneur, and Director of Industry Partnerships & Professor of Innovation, and a Founder of SETsquared.
•    Tilak Ginige: Bournemouth University - Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law: an expert in environmental regulation as a positive driver for innovation.

Business benefits and key take away from the conference will include an increased understanding and practical applications of One Health including:
•    What new product development will need to include in the future (as far as we know it) and what are some of the key regulatory levers 
•    What is the size of some of the opportunities in global markets 
•    What help is out there for business across a network of organisations - including university, agency support; and introducing a series of challenge panels to help business to shape their ideas.
•    New networking and collaboration opportunities with business and support organisations. 

Register to attend & showcase your business:
•    Please register now to attend the conference here.
•    Plus, there's an opportunity to Showcase your business at the special conference marketplace and/or be a part of an 'Open Mic' session – please email DorsetLEP@bournemouth.ac.uk to find out more and book a FREE expo stand

Conference tickets are fully funded by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, so there is no cost to your business.  All businesses in attendance have the chance to:
•    Hear from leading industry, academia, funding, and regulatory experts on One Health 
•    Learn about the Responsible Innovation approach
•    Network with like-minded professionals
•    Increase their understanding and opportunities for collaboration in One Health

Find out more about the One Health approach here.


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