Siemens and NTNU invite students, PhD’s, researchers and industry representatives to NTNU’s ITovation seminar “Health at ITovation” May 12, 2011.
Welcome to an event with speeches by industry experts and presentation of PhD projects on innovation in health services, networking, performances, international food and more.
Main speaker is Tom Miller, CEO for Customer Solutions Unit of Siemens Healthcare.
The subject for Miller's speach is ”Opportunities for Healthcare innovations in medical technology and services”.
“Miller holds an impressive professional track record within Siemens and other multinational corporations. During his initial 15-year tenure with Siemens, Miller headed up Med’s Magnetic Resonance (MR) product division, and the U.S. sales and service organization. Subsequently, Miller was the vice president, Business Development, for Siemens Medical Solutions in Erlangen, Germany. Most recently, he led the Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services Corporation (HS)”. From the Siemens Healthcare webpages.
Postdoc Andreas R. Seim will give us an insight into the research at COSTT. COSTT is a multidisciplinary health informatics research project that's conducted within the multidisciplinary health informatics research community at NTNU in close collaboration with the partners.
Professor Asta Håberg (picture),
Faculty of Medicine, will lecture about human navigation abilities elucidated using functional MRI and virtual reality.
Chief Science Officer, Atle Kleven, one of the founders of the company,will speek about how the company Sonowand, a spin-off company from the strong ultrasound community at NTNU, has sustained based on the SonoWand® - a high quality 3D ultrasound based intra operative imaging system.
Researcher Lise Jaastad, NTNU/ HiST. An increasing number of studies indicate a correlation between participation in cultural activities and health. Many of these studies have a neuroscientific approach using music as a health promotional strategy. The Ronnie Gardiner Rhythm and Music Method (RGRM) is one example, RGRM webpage.
Time and place:
May 12, 1:00-4.15 pm
The Electro Building ("Gamle Elektro"), Auditorium EL5, Gloshaugen, Trondheim
Mattis Kleppen, jazz musician, opening artist at Health at ITovation.
“BASSGRIOTISM”. New premises for the bassguitar based on hardingfiddlers, griots and bluesmen. Could there be a fruitful connection between the proud and old tradition of griot´s in West-Africa and one of the worlds youngest and most unfinished instrument, the bassguitar? Electric bass player Mattis Kleppen, registered fellow at the national artistic development program.
You can experience more live jazz after the seminar at
Trondheim Jazzfestival, May 11.-14.
Part one, 1:00-2:15 pm:
|Welcome by Chairman||
|Performance||“Bassgriotism”. New premises for the bassguitar based on hardingfiddlers, griots and bluesmen. Electric bass players Mattis Kleppen, registered fellow at the national artistic development program.
|Co-operation support through transparency||Post.doc Andreas Røsland Seim, COSTT, NTNU
|Human navigation abilities elucidated using functional MRI and virtual reality||Professor Asta Hårberg, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine
|Sonowand||Atle Kleven, Sonowand
2:15 pm: Break with exotic food and drinks (Sushi this time)
Part two: 3:00-4:15 pm
|Opportunities for Healthcare innovations in medical technology and services||Tom Miller, CEO, Siemens Healthcare
|Music and health promotion: a short introduction to RGRM.||Lise Jaastad, NTNU
Changes in the programme:
May 5th: Atle Kleven, Sonowand, replaces Geirmund Unsgård.
Siemens and NTNU invites you to Health at ITovation:
Invitation in english Invitation in Chinese Invitation in Norwegian