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WA Health Hackathon 2022 Launch Event

8 August @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us alongside health innovation experts as we kick off the WA Health Hackathon.

Join us alongside health innovation experts as we kick off WA Health Hackathon Week. 

We’ll be joined by a range of industry experts who will share their journeys and discuss the technologies, opportunities and challenges around innovating in healthcare.

NOTE: Registrations have already closed for Hackathon participation. No new participants can join at the launch event.


12.00: Welcome and Overview – Alex Jenkins, Director, WA Data Science Innovation Hub

12.05: Opening Address, Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC

12.10: Bachir Awad, Head of Health, AWS

12.20: Panel Discussion: Innovating in Healthcare

  • Alex Jenkins, WADSIH (Panel Facilitator)
  • Nicholas Buckley, Co-Founder, VeinTech
  • Dr Julian Flack, CTO, Artrya
  • Dr Sarah Doyle, Founder, What the Doctor Said
  • Dr Marcus Tan, CEO & Medical Director, Health Engine

12.50: Audience Q&A

1.00: Hackathon Overview, Ivana Deng, Program Manager, WA Data Science Innovation Hub

1.05: Lunch & Networking

2.00: Event Closes

Please note that photographs and footage will be taken throughout the event. These will be used by WADSIH for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or other third party publications. Please contact the event organiser if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.

COVID-19 Restrictions & Requirements

• The safety of our guests, visitors and staff is our highest priority.

• Curtin University encourages mask wearing in indoor spaces especially if distancing is not possible.

• Please do not attend the event if you feel unwell or are displaying flu-like symptoms.


WA Data Science Innovation Hub


191 Saint Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia

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