April 16 & 17

Inspirational leaders in the World of Healthcare

The Hague, The Netherlands

Who is talking?

Speakers overview

Joining us on Monday & Tuesday

United Kingdom

Carol Jagger

AXA Professor of Epidemiology of Ageing, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing

theme icon nutrition Monday: 14.30 – 15.00
What will the health of the future of older population look like?

United States of America

Charles C. Muscoplat

Professor of Food Science and Nutrition and Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

theme icon nutrition Monday: 11.30 – 12.25
Nutrition, poverty and genetics

United States of America

Harold S. Luft

PhD, Vice President and Director, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health

theme icon nutrition Monday: 16.00 – 16.30
Implications of Primary Care Practice Styles


Francois Sarkozy

CEO, FSNB Health & Care

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 15.00 – 15.30
Future of Pharma Industry

United Kingdom

Cornelis Boersma

Dr. , Head of Global Franchises Communications & Government Affairs |Head of Market Access for Pharma Europe, GSK

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 16.00 – 16.30
Sustainable health care systems around the world: what are the conditions for success?


Pradeep Goel

CEO, Solve.Care Foundation

theme icon nutrition Monday: 17.40 – 18.10
Blockchain in Healthcare

South Africa

Willem Daniel Francois Venter

Deputy Executive Director Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute

theme icon nutrition Monday: 15.00 – 15.30
Developing countries

The Netherlands

Wim Groot

Professor of Health Economics, Maastricht University

theme icon nutrition Monday: 14.30 – 15.00
Patient centered outcome measurements

United States of America

Ziad Obermeyer

Assistant professor Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 10.30 – 11.00
Future of Medicine : role of big data

The Netherlands

Jurriaan Pröpper

Managing director OptiMedis Nederland

theme icon nutrition Monday: 11.30 – 12.30
Value Based Healthcare and Integrated Health: in Dutch practice

The Netherlands

Fenna Heyning

Director of Samenwerkende Topklinische opleidingsziekenhuizen (STZ)

theme icon nutrition Monday: 12.30 – 13.00
How to translate the ideas of VBH leader Michael Porter into concrete improvements in hospital care?

The Netherlands

Leon Eijsman

Director RSK, CEO Nort & Hoffmann

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 11.30 – 12.30
The position of the patato in nurishing the world

United States of America

Lawrence Gostin

University Professor and O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University; Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law.

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 15.00 – 15.30
The Law of Public Health

South Africa

Hugo Tempelman

CEO, Ndlovu Care Group

theme icon nutrition Tuesday: 15.00 – 15.30
Developing countries

Dutch Healthcare Safari

For our international participants, we will hold a Dutch Healthcare System ‘Safari’ on April 18, which touches point on the topics of prevention, insurance, diagnosis, cure & care. During this safari, we visit several companies nearby. Only availible in addition to your Day Pass or Full Conference Pass.

Safari programme


The Forum has identified five main themes in which game-changing innovations towards a future of sustainable healthcare are expected to take place.


2 Forum days

The World Healthcare Forum will take place on two separate days. Speakers for those days will vary so be sure to check the day schedules for Monday and Tuesday.