Final Conference


The TO-REACH project is pleased to invite you to its Final Conference, ‘Implementing and transferring innovations across health systems‘, taking place digitally on Thursday, 20 May 2021 from 10.00 CEST.
Join us to discuss the future of European health systems and service research!


Provisional programme

SESSION 1

10.00 – 10.30: Opening session – Health systems and services in time of COVID-19

  • Dr. Hans Kluge, Regional Director for Europe at the World Health Organization
  • Prof. Walter Ricciardi, Principal Investigator and Coordinator of the TO-REACH project
  • Moderated by Dr. Josep Figueras, Director at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

SESSION 2

10.30 – 11.15: What are key priorities when studying service and policy innovation in health systems?

  • Keynote address by Dr. Johan Hansen, Senior Researcher at NIVEL
  • Prof. Silvio Brusaferro, President at Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS)

SESSION 3

11.15 – 12.00: What do we know about transferring service and policy innovations between health systems?

  • Keynote address by Prof. Ellen Nolte, Professor of Health Services and Systems Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Valentina Polylas, Secretary-General at EUREGHA

SESSION 4

12.00 – 12.30: What’s next? The future of health systems and service research

  • Prof. Walter Ricciardi, Principal Investigator and Coordinator of the TO-REACH project