FCI Members Conference 22

Booking for FCI's Members' Conference 2022 is now closed

Our 2022 Members' Conference took place on Thursday 1 December at the Royal College of Pathologists.  

Many thanks to Palantir for sponsoring the conference drinks reception



FCI Members' Conference Programme 2022

Session Speakers
12.30 – 12.45pm  

12.45 – 12.50pm 

Welcome from the Chair of FCI Council
Professor Jonathan Kay, Chair of FCI Council 
12.50 – 1.20pm  

The Faculty and the future – To infinity and beyond… 

Members will hear from FCI CEO about our exciting future, including: 


- the FCI’s mission & objectives 

- how to make a difference in the next 3-5 years 

- the role members can play in our future 

The first five years of the Faculty:

- What happens next
- Tell us how the Faculty can help you
- Hear about how you can contribute to the Faculty's development 


There will be time for Q&A with speakers.


Ken Mackness, FCI CEO 
Professor Jonathan Kay, Chair of FCI Council 
13. 20 – 2pm   

Lunch & networking

2 – 2.40pm  

Professionalising Clinical Informatics : An update from FCI Standing Committees   

Members will have the opportunity to hear from representatives of our Standing Committees about professionalising the clinical informatics workforce. 


Dr Lydia Jidkov, Chair of FCI Education and Standards Standing Committee

Dr Anne-Marie Cunningham, Chair of FCI Professionalism Standing Committee 

Professor Sarah Slight, Chair of FCI Membership Standing Committee
2.40  – 3.15 pm 

FCI  Professional Interest Groups  

Members will have the opportunity to hear updates from the FCI's Professional Interests Groups. 

- Nursing & Midwifery
- Digital Medicine
- What is a healthcare scientist? 

Chair: Professor Lesley Holdsworth, Clinical Lead for Digital Health & Care 

Tracey Eyre, Lead Nurse (Programme), Phillips Ives Review & Digital Readiness Education at Health Education England

Jonathan Bevan, FCI Digital Medicines SIG Deputy Chair and Digital Medicines Lead The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust;

Ramandeep Kaur, Chief Clinical Information Officer, University Hospitals of Northamptonshire

Michal Pruski, Clinical Scientist, HSST Trainee in Bioinformatics, & Haroon Chughtai, Trainee Clinical Scientist (Informatics) at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust 
3.15  – 3.35pm Coffee break  


3.35 – 4.10pm

Innovation, solutions, problems and the MVP
An interactive session exploring what we can learn from other sectors on how we frame innovation in health and care and the role of the MVP.
Dr Michael Kriger, Specialty Doctor in Anaesthesia, NHS Lothian

Miss Pei-Fen Lin, Consultant Ophthalmologist, CD Digital Innovations at Moorfields Eye Hospital

Dr Mariepi Manolis Cylwik, Clinical Director for Service Design at Moorfields Eye Hospital 
4.10  4.45pm: Clinical Safety 

Clinical Safety Special Interest Group - The world of clinical safety: Now and tomorrow 
During this session  Sebastian Alexander shall describe the work of the Clinical Safety Special Interest Group since its foundation in April 2022 and Paul Campbell and Maggie Lay will then describe  the proposed areas of future work for the safety SIG. 

We are intending to have a brief panel discussion at the end of the session, so please come with questions and  any suggestions. 
Dr Sebastian Alexander, Strategic Lead for Clinical Safety at NHS Digital 

Maggie Lay, Clinical services, NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit 

Dr Paul Campbell Clinical Director, National Clinical Informatics Service, NHS NSS, Clinical Advisor for Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government, and Vice-Chair of the Scottish Health Technologies Council, NHS NSS

Jennifer Berry, IT PMO Quality manager, Medway Foundation Trust

4.45 – 5.20pm: Keynote 

The informatics foundations of genomics in healthcare
In this talk, Dr Ellen Thomas will describe the increasing utility of genomics across medicine, with a focus on our experience of the power and pitfalls of informatics implementation in multiple healthcare organisations. 
Dr Ellen Thomas, Clinical Director and Director of Quality at Genomics England 
5.20 – 5.30pm: Closing 
Professor Jonathan Kay, Chair of FCI Council 
5.30 – 7pm: Drinks reception 

We ask that members please confirm their attendance at the drinks reception when booking via Eventbrite.