ECME 2022 Conference

Project Impacts and the Emerging Opportunities / Challenges in Digital Healthcare

ECME 2022 Focus

ECME are holding a major conference to mark the end of the programme and also to set the stage for the launch of the new Centre For Digital Healthcare Technology (CDHT) at Ulster University. We have a range of speakers from across the UK and the theme of the conference will be digital healthcare and the challenges that arise from funding, policy, technology and market development perspectives. 

ECME 2022 Location

ECME 2022 will take place on Tuesday 24th May 2022 at the Belfast Hilton Hotel.

Who Should Attend ECME 2022 

If you’re working in the medical device industry, or are a clinician, researcher, academic or policy adviser then you’re very welcome to ECME 2022 .

The ECME 2022 AGENDA is available for download here



  • Professor George Crooks: – Chief Executive Officer at Digital Health and Care Institute
  • Dan West – Chief Digital Information Officer for Health and Care in N. Ireland
  • Dr Martin Curley – Director, Digital Transformation and Open Innovation at Health Service Executive
  • Brian O Connor – European Connected Health Alliance
  • Professor Jim McLaughlin –  Director of NIBEC, Ulster University
  • Grainne McVeigh – Director Life Sciences and Scaling, Invest NI
  • Joann Rhodes – Chief Executive, Health Innovation Research Alliance NI (HIRANI)
  • David Walsh – Associate Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences Strategy, KPMG
  • Dr John O’Shea – Chief Digital Transformation Officer (Ireland), DELL 
  • Dr Alan Kennedy – CEO, Pulse AI Ltd
  • Richard Irwin – Chairman, 42 Genetics Ltd
  • Dr David Ribeiro – ProAxsis 
  • Katie Cooney – Senior Consultant, MedDev Solutions Ltd
  • Stephen Dunniece – CTO, Cirdan Imaging
  • Paul Boylan – Programme Manager, SEUPB
  • David Calder – Knowledge Transfer Manager Healthcare, Innovate UK
  • Dr Paschal McCloskey – Programme Director, CHIC @ Ulster University 


ECME 2022 – Invited Speakers