Future Health Summit 2019

The Global Gathering for Healthcare

20th & 21st May 2019, RDS, Merrion Road, Dublin 4


  • Hear the latest thinking on what the market conditions will be for healthcare.
  • Determine what is next for healthcare in Ireland.
  • Acquire actionable insights for your healthcare organisation in a changing, consumer-led world.
  • Gain exposure to new strategic concepts, companies and thought leaders from across the healthcare industry.

  • Engage with powerful ideas, people and perspectives in one place at one time.

  • Discuss forward-thinking trends, case studies and healthcare imperatives.

  • Network in the ideal executive environment where CEOs talk to CEOs.


  • Are we at the end of hospital centric healthcare?
  • eHealth adoption and trends
  • Demographics – Aging population trends and predictions
  • Slainte Care – The future of healthcare
  • Meet the Buyers Seminar
  • Is healthcare a viable investment?
  • Health screening – Exploring the benefits and the pitfalls
  • Workshops


  • 500+ delegates
  • 50+ Exhibitors
  • 80 % senior level audience

  • Opportunities to host speaking sessions
  • Nurture alliances with clinical professionals
  • Networking with senior decision makers

Previous Inspirational Speakers

  • Michael Dowling, Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health
  • Alan Manning, Executive Vice President at Planetree, Inc
  • Amanda Torrens, Managing Director, Brindley Healthcare
  • Loretto Callaghan, CPO Head and Country President, Novartis Ireland
  • Kathleen Gallo, Senior Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, Northwell Health (US)
  • Eilísh Hardiman, Chief Executive, Children’s Hospital Group
  • Karen Lynas, Interim Deputy Managing Director and Head of Delivery, NHS Leadership Academy (UK)
  • Cathy Seguin, Vice-President, SickKids International (Canada)
  • Laura Magahy, Executive director, Slaintecare programme office.
  • Prof. Martin Curley, Chief Information Officer, HSE & CEO ehealth Ireland
  • Chuck Bogosta, President of UPMC’s International Services Division


Healthcare Directors (CEO, Operations Director & Finance) both Public and Private Systems
Senior Officials from Government Departments and agencies
Healthcare Professionals both National and International
Medical and Nursing Directors
Industry Management from Pharma, Digital and Med-Tech Companies
Senior management from International Healthcare Providers & Suppliers
Practicing clinicians aspiring to be leaders

Innovation Award

The Future Health Summit wishes to support, encourage and engage with Health Start-ups. This is an unique opportunity to promote, educate and network at Ireland Largest Healthcare Conference. The purpose of this annual award is to foster an awareness of the increasing importance of Health technologies and their application to improve healthcare quality and safety. The objective of this annual session is to inform and progress a policy making bias toward innovation and start-up’s in thinking about reform of e-health. For attendees it’s a chance to meet potential customers, healthcare executives and potential investors with which to partner.

The Hermitage have sponsored this event over the last 5 years and are committed to supporting Health Start-up’s, previous winners include Ticketfit, ViClarity & Let’s Get Checked

Quotes from previous Speakers

‘I have spoken at and attended this event for the last five years and in a short space of time the Future Health Summit has become an annual meeting place for progressive healthcare leaders who want to drive change and improve healthcare delivery. Delegates are encouraged to have their own input to creating solutions and sharing their own solutions and innovations on an international platform, while also networking with up to 1,200 colleagues from all around the world who are willing to share best practice.’

Mr. Bill Maher, Chief Executive, Bon Secours Health System

“This Conference is another one of Ireland’s global contributions. The Future Health Summit is required attendance for all who wish to engage in a stimulating interchange on the future of healthcare – globally and domestically. Combined with Irish hospitality, it’s an experience not to be missed. I look forward to being there.”

Michael Dowling, CEO Northwell Health

Quotes from previous Exhibitors

‘We have had lost of success in the England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and we felt it was time for us to expand across to Sothern Ireland and quite frankly The Future Health Summit event was the perfect opportunity for that in terms of the delegate list and the speaking opportunities.’

Ian Gilisby CEO Vanguard

‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The event was fantastic and the whole team were so impressed with how smoothly everything ran from beginning to end. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days which we are delighted with. Thank you also for accommodating our advocacy team with their ‘Stop Targeting Kids’ installation and petition’

Emma Carter Mobile Health Administrator Irish Heart Foundation



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