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BIVDA Working Party Seminar, MGM and 30th Anniversary details

By September 30, 2022No Comments

Our working party seminar and mid-year general meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th October in Birmingham at the Belfry Hotel and Resort, Sutton Coldfield.

The annual Regulatory Affairs Seminar will then follow the first day events on the 13th-14th October 2022.

We are holding the working party autumn meetings on Wednesday 12th October at from 10.00am for arrival and registration with a 10.30 start until 13.00pm at the Belfry in Birmingham.

We will soon have an APP for members to download and to select the working party sessions to attend – watch this space.

Members are encouraged to move around the topics throughout the working parties to give an idea of the depth and breadth of our activities.

10.30 -10.45 Plenary and Welcome
Procurement RAWP Digital Infectious Disease and NPT Environmental
10.50 NHS Frameworks, a Supplier Perspective – Simon Rose – Werfen The EU Green Deal agenda – a compass for ‘walking the sustainability talk’ Valerie Rampi – Senior Manager Environment and Sustainability – MedTech Europe Cyber Security and IVD Systems Daniel Maud – Werfen. Impact of the UK Diagnostics Strategy – Mandy Townsend – The Innovation Agency


DEFRA – UK Reach Update

Neil Plumridge – EKF Diagnostics

11.20 Social Value in tenders – Sarah Joy Newton – Sustainability Programme Lead Global Regulations Overview

Stuart Angell – IVDEOLOGY

Digital resilience – Different approaches to resilience –

(Speaker TBC)

Is this the future, NPT, APPS, LFT, connectivity Tony Cambridge -Lead Biomedical Scientist, Pathology Management

Blood Sciences and Point of Care Testing


AHSN – Overview of the network activities for sustainable innovation – Philip Shelton – Eastern AHSN
12.00 GS1 and Peppol – Anna Micklewaite ISO Standards – Rob Turpin – BSI


Software as an IVD – Tim Davison – Q Serve “The Circular Economy Agenda from Eco-design to Waste” Tatiana Dias – Advisor Sustainability and Circular Economy – Medtech Europe


Sustainable Design of Medical Devices –Cormack O-Prey. Kestrel Consultancy
12.30 NHS England Digital programme and Procurement Strategy – Rob Longstaff NHSE 10 year view

Ashleigh Batchen – BIVDA


What is Sustainability in Digital – Benjamin Meany – Manager Digital Health – Medical Device Regulation – MedTech Europe Session TBC


BOMCHECK – Managing Compliance to restricted and declarable substances globally.

Harry Wild – Bomcheck



The afternoon of the 12th will be our mid-year general meeting (MGM) after lunch starting at 14.00pm. To attend the working party sessions in the morning and stay on for the MGM in the afternoon, please contact or as bookings on EVENTBRITE are now closed.

The agenda for the MGM is below (may be subject to change)

The anniversary dinner for members and invited guests being held on the evening of the 12th is fully subscribed, but please contact if you want to be added to the waiting list.

Ben Kemp