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Conference agenda

Be inspired by our world-class speaker line-up


Registration from 9:00am, conference starts at 9:30 am

  • Welcome, from Gary Lynch, CEO, GS1 UK and James Spittle, Chairman, GS1 UK
  • Healthcare plenary, chaired by The RT Hon Lord Philip Hunt PC OBE, President, GS1 UK
  • Improving patient outcomes, efficiency and financial benefits, by Kevin Downs and Keith Jones, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Transforming Care for the future, by Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England
  • The Silver Line story, by Sophie Andrews, Chief Executive, The Silver Line
  • Every child needs a vaccine: an update on GS1’s work in the humanitarian sector, Ulrike Kreysa, Vice-President, Healthcare, GS1 Global Office

Networking lunch

  • Defining the future of trade: A report by GS1 UK, by Gary Lynch, CEO, GS1 UK
  • Keynote presentation, from Jo Malone MBE, Founder & Creative Director, Jo Loves
  • Retail Plenary, chaired by James Spittle, Chairman, GS1 UK
  • Brand innovation for new lifestyle choices, Dame Fiona Kendrick, Chairman and CEO, Nestlé UK & Ireland
  • Putting customers first, Dave Lewis, Chief Executive, Tesco
  • Navigating our digital future in retail and healthcare, a panel discussion, chaired by PA Consulting
  • Leveraging the China opportunity, Terry von Bibra, General Manager, Alibaba Europe
  • Adapting to changes in customer behaviour, Dino Rocos, Operations Director, John Lewis

Close by 4:15pm


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The venue

The conference will be held at the prestigious London Hilton on Park Lane


Who spoke at the conference