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Speakers presented the first results from the Hippocrates projection model of healthcare demand and examine how best to plan for the future Irish healthcare system.
8.30: Registration and tea/coffee
9.00: Welcome – Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI
9.10: Opening Address – To be confirmed.
Session 1 – Projections: Population and healthcare demand
Chair: Jim Breslin, Secretary-General, Department of Health
09.30: Projecting demand for Irish healthcare. Maev-Ann Wren (ESRI), Adele Bergin (ESRI), Brendan Walsh (ESRI) and Conor Keegan
Session 2 – Planning for the future
Chair: John Connaghan, Director-General, HSE
11.15: Exploring the impacts of proposed system change. Brendan Walsh (ESRI), Sheelah Connolly (ESRI)
Session 3 – Panel Discussion
Chair: Muiris O’Connor, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health
12.00: Panel discussion regarding planning for the future Irish healthcare system. Steve Thomas (TCD), Phil Ni Sheaghdha (INMO), Colm Henry (HSE), Susan Smith (RCSI)
12.45: Conference close