Lifestyle


Technology & Tracking | Sleep | Fitness

Wednesday 12th May


11:00 CET 10:00 BST 05:00 ET

Hear from six of the most exciting growth companies in lifestyle and fitness about who they are, why their customers love them and how they are tackling consumer health and wellness for a post-pandemic era.


13:00 CET 12:00 BST 07:00 EDT

Path to recovery – examining the opportunity for the fitness and leisure industry post-pandemic

The leisure sector has been one of the hardest hit by COVID-19 worldwide. And yet evidence continues to emerge pointing to the importance of movement and exercise in maintaining mental wellbeing and improving underlying health. So how did the leisure sector come to be so badly side-lined despite the obvious health benefits offered, and what does the path to recovery look like post-pandemic?

Andy King, CEO, Link4Life
Daniela Caporossi
, Professor of Biology & Genetics, University of Rome; Chair, Integrated Laboratory of Biology and Biochemistry for Human Movement
Gabriel Saez
, President, Ingesport
Lene Skytte
, Managing Director, Fit&Sund
Nicole Nason
, Director of International Franchise Operations, Gold’s Gym
Moderator: Kenny Butler, Head of Health & Wellbeing Development, ukactive

Andy King, CEO, Link4Life    Daniela Caporossi, Professor of Biology & Genetics, University of Rome; Chair, Integrated Laboratory of Biology and Biochemistry for Human Movement    Gabriel Saez, President, Ingesport    Lene Skytte, Managing Director, Fit&Sund    Nicole Nason, Director of International Franchise Operations, Golds Gym    Kenny Butler, Head of Health & Wellbeing Development, ukactive


14:00 CET 13:00 BST 08:00 ET

Ask the investors (EU)

Get in front of European investors in lifestyle and fitness. This interactive roundtable-style session is designed for emerging brands to put their questions to and build relationships with investors in their space.

Investors include:
Margarita Skarkou, Vice President and Founding Member, Barclays Ventures

Margarita Skarkou, Vice President and Founding Member, Barclays Ventures


15:00 CET 14:00 BST 09:00 ET

Putting lifestyle at the healthcare frontline – examining social prescribing, rehab, OTC, chronic disease management and prevention

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of a healthy lifestyle and preventative health measures. So, what is the role of social prescribing as we begin to emerge from the crisis, and how can businesses actively respond to the need for it, to benefit healthcare systems, businesses and the individual? In other words, how do we put lifestyle at the healthcare frontline?

Grace McNamara, CEO, Exi
Jennie Walker
, Deputy Director, Personalised Care Group, NHS England
Moderator: Kenny Butler, Head of Health & Wellbeing Development, ukactive

Grace McNamara, CEO, Exi    Jennie Walker, Deputy Director, Personalised Care Group, NHS England    Kenny Butler, Head of Health & Wellbeing Development, ukactive


16:00 CET 15:00 BST 10:00 ET

Interactive roundtable: Topic to be confirmed

Hosted by UKRI (Invitation Only)


17:00 CET 16:00 BST 11:00 EDT

Ageing interventions and the limit to human longevity – separating fact from fiction

The notion of extending human lifespan has a fascinating hold over Silicon Valley and is funding an emerging class of therapeutics targeting biological ageing pathways. This session explores the emerging class of ageing interventions including what we can and cannot do, the arguments for healthspan vs lifespan extension, and takes an honest look at the limit to human longevity.

Aubrey De Grey, Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation
S. Jay Olshansky
, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Chicago
Moderator: Paul Kitson, Partner, PwC

Aubrey De Grey, Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation    S. Jay Olshansky, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Chicago    Paul Kitson, Partner, PwC


18:00 CET 17:00 BST 12:00 ET 9:00 PST

Ask the investors (US)

Get in front of US investors in lifestyle and fitness. This interactive roundtable-style session is designed for emerging brands to put their questions to and build relationships with investors in their space.

Investors include:
Greg Bailey, CEO, Juvenescence

Greg Bailey, CEO, Juvenescence



19:00 CET 18:00 BST 13:00 ET 10:00 PST

Effective business models for testing, tracking and biohacking consumer health

Technology is offering consumers a previously unimagined ability to understand their bodies and improve their health. This session explores effective business models for consumer testing, tracking and biohacking including reimbursement models, repeat revenue and maintaining scientific integrity.

Hamish Grierson, Founder, Thriva
Carlotta Petti, Scientific Director, Nutrigenomics, myDNA
Nina Skorytchenko
, CEO, Avenna
Moderator: Raewyn Guerrero, Founder, Well Works

Hamish Grierson, Founder, Thriva    Carlotta Petti, Scientific Director, Nutrigenomics, myDNA    Nina Skorytchenko, CEO, Avenna    Raewyn Guerrero, Founder, Well Works


20:00 CET 19:00 BST 14:00 EDT 11:00 PST

What’s next for the connected fitness revolution?

The demand for connected fitness has accelerated beyond what even the most bullish patrons could have anticipated. So what’s next?

Jean-Michel Fournier, CEO, Les Mills Media
Bruce Smith
, Founder and CEO, Hydrow
Charles Pearce
, Founder, Immersive Gym Co

Jean-Michel Fournier, CEO, Les Mills Media    Bruce Smith, Founder and CEO, Hydrow    Charles Pearce, Founder, Immersive Gym Co

 

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