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My passion for public lectures and speaking is reflected for more than two decades of my work and expertise in mobile health innovation and its clinical application areas. My public speaking and keynotes have taken me to numerous conferences, business events and universities throughout the globe.

I taught and facilitated specialised workshops at high profile conferences, business, and academic meetings in universities in advance and emerging areas of mobile health (m-Health) and digital health.


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Recent Developments in Digital health and Big Data in Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19
Oxford Global PharmaTec Series, 24-25 September, 2020

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Panellist - Rebuilding Resilience in the Covid-19 Era
Bird & Bird Global Public Health Summit, February 8-10, 2021, London, UK

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Mobile health from the global perspective- Exemplars from India and Iraq
Imperial College, London- Global Health Forum: The Rise of Digital and Mobile Health, February 2019.

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Frugal Mobile Health (m- Health) for Armenia: Opportunities and Challenges
12th. Armenian Medical World Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 31 May-2 June, 2017

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M-Health- The Second Decade: Progress or Retrogression
International 360 ehealth Summit, June 14-16, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

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How can digital mobile health improve healthcare delivery and economy in Armenia?
Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) of the American University of Armenia (AUA), Yerevan- Armenia, July 17, 2018

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Mobile Health and Covid-19: How Did Big Data Help To Avoid The Worst Of The Pandemic?
26 April 2022

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Finding value in mHealth 2.0- HIMMS TV

January 18, 2019

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Unregulated mHealth theatens the positive influence on healthcare

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4G health: the evolution of mHealth
Pharmaphorum: 10 September, 2012

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Earlier keynote and invited lectures

Keynote Lectures

  • M-Health The Second Decade: Progress or Retrogression, Keynote lecture, International 360 ehealth Summit, June 14-16, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Ethical and Regulatory Issues in developing m-Health Apps, 4th. Annual Life Sciences Law Forum, Thomson Reuters, 23 June, 2016, London, UK.
  • Diabetes smart Apps for the Arabic World- Invited Lecture, 4th. Middle East Big Data Conference, Arab Health Congress, 25-26 January 2016, Dubai, UAE.
  • Mobile Applications (Apps) for Diabetes Management Challenges and Efficacy Issues, Invited lecture, 75th. Anniversary Scientific Sessions and conference of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), June 5-9, 2015, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Mobile Health for the Developing Countries and Armenia, Plenary Lecture, 11th Armenian Medical World Congress (AMWC), July 3–7, 2013, Los Angles, USA.
  • ‘Overview of mobile and telemedicine technologies to improve glycaemic control in patients with Diabetes’, 2nd A. Menarini Diagnostic International Conference on Challenges and Opportunities of Diabetic Ketoacidosis Mamagement and 21st Century Approaches to Prevention, Rome, Italy, 30 November, 2012.
  • ‘Advances in WiMAX and LTE technologies for medical video streaming in remote robotic ultrasonogrpahy diagnostics’, IEEE WORKSHOP ON MULTIMEDIA SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR E-HEALTH, ICME 2011, Barcelona, Spain, 11-14 July, 2011.
  • ‘Accelerating Internet of Things (IOT) for healthcare- From m-health to 4G-Health’, THE 3RD ANNUAL INTERNET OF THINGS EUROPE CONFERENCE, Brussels, 228-29 June 2011.
  • ‘4G health, The Long Term Evolution of m-health’, LTE WORLD SUMMIT, Amsterdam, Holland, 17-19 May, 2011.
  • ‘The evolution of m-health towards global healthcare connectivity and accessibility’, 26TH. WIRELESS WORLD RESEARCH FORUM (WWRF), Doha, Qatar, 11-13 April, 2011.
  • ‘The Potential of Internet of Things- IOT for Assisted Living Applications’, Institute of Engineering and Technology, ASSISTED LIVING 2011 CONFERENCE, IET, London – 6 April, 2011.
  • ‘The Role of Emerging Wireless and Network Technologies for Personalized Healthcare Systems, MERCK - Diabetes and Obesity Therapeutic Expert Forum, Philadelphia, 30 April- 2 May 2010.
  • ‘4G Health - The long term evolution of m-health; The case of enhanced mobile Diabetes management in the Middle East, Mobile Healthcare Summit, 15th Annual Middle East World Teleco World Summit, 30 November - 1 December 2010, Dubai, UAE, 2010.
  • 'Long Term E-health Evolution and Its Impact on Optimising Healthcare’ Presented at IET ASSISTED LIVING 2009 CONFERENCE, London, March 24-25, 2009.
  • Distinguished Speaker in BioEngineering ‘The Role of Genomic Signal Processing on Personalised Healthcare’, THE INSTITUTE OF BIOMATERIALS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, University of Toronto, 29th. April 2009.
  • ‘Intelligent RFID (i-RFID) Technologies for m-health applications’, 3RD RFID SPANISH CONFERENCE, Bilbao, Spain, 25-27 November 2009.
  • ‘Emerging m-health Technologies: A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare Delivery Systems’, Presented at the ‘5TH. ANNUAL SUMMIT ON WIRELESS AND MOBILE HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES’, Toronto, Sept 12-13, 2006.
  • ‘Research Challenges on 4G Mobile Communications for the Next Generation of m-health Systems’, 2ND. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMART HOMES AND HEALTH TELEMATICS, Singapore, Sept. 15-17, 2004.
  • Integrated Wireless Telemedicine Systems, IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society, UK/RI Chapter inaugural meeting, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, 18 February 1999.

Invited Lectures/ Speaker

  • WHO digital diabetes intervention guidelines and their impact of developing digital health strategies in the Gulf Region, Arab health, Innov8 Talks, 28-31 January 2019, Dubai, UAE.
  • Digital Diabetes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Opportunities and Chellenges- HIMMS Saudi, 2018, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, October 7-11, 2018.
  • The Potential of Social Networking and Mobile Diabetes Self Management In the Middle East & the Gulf Region: Clinical evidence, challenges and recommendations, IEEE CHASE 2018 conference, Third IEEE/ACM Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies-CHASE 2018, 26-28 September 2018.
  • How can digital/mobile health improve healthcare delivery and economy in Armenian, American University of Armenian, Yerevan, Armenia 27 July, 2018. (http://newsroom.aua.am/2018/08/10/how-can-digital-mobile-health-improve-healthcare-delivery-and-economy-in-armenia/).
  • The role of mobile health and social networking in care improvement and cost reduction of diabetes in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ( SANAD System), HIMMS Saudi Arabia Conference and Exhibition, Riyadh, KSA, 7-9 October, 2018.
  • m-Health 2.0: The opportunism and challenges for health data analytics- Big Data Conference, Arab Health Congress, 31st January- 1st. February 2017, Dubai, UAE.
  • The Role of mobile healthcare in improving diabetes and obesity management- Current Status and Future Directions- WISDEM and Warwick Medical School Annual Clinical Symposium- Tackling Grand Challenges in Diabetes, Warwick Medical School, Warwick University, Coventry, UK, 27th. September 2012
  • M-Health and LTE- Technical Considerations- 8th. Annual LTE World Summit, 2012, LTE 2012, Barcelona, 23-24 May 2012.
  • e-health and m-health for the connected consumer- The Connected Consumer and the Cloud Seminar, London, 13 June 2012.
  • ‘The role of mobile phones technologies for enhanced diabetes management’, IDF- DIABETES WORLD CONGRESS, Dubai, 4-8 Dec. 2011.
  • Conference Chair and invited speaker - SMI INAUGURAL CONFERENCE ON PHARMACEUTICAL AND M-HEALTH 2011’, 10-11 October 2011, London.
  • Speaker and Invited Panellist - ‘Industry panel discussion: How can accessibility for health/wellness be best built in at source’, MOBILE HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT, 21-22 Sept. 2010, London.
  • Embedded Connectivity for healthcare applications’, EMBEDDED CONNECTIVITY CONFERENCE, 26-27 January 2010, London.Globalising Mobile Healthcare; Wireless Broadband Technologies for mobile healthcare services’, MOBILE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY SUMMIT, London, 1-2 Dec. 2009.
  • Wikinomic Health: The role of emerging communication and computing Technologies for Personalised Healthcare Systems’, WATERLOO INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH INFORMATICS RESEARCH’, University of Waterloo, Canada, September 17th, 2008
  • Opportunities and Challenges in Using Mobile WiMAX for healthcare’, 6TH. ANNUAL WIRELESS HEALTHCARE SUMMIT, Toronto, Canada, September 22nd, 2008.
  • Challenges in Emerging 4G Wireless Technologies for Mobile Healthcare Systems’, UKIERI SEMINAR ON COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH MONITORING, ITT- Delhi, India Workshop, November 15th, 2007.
  • Invited Speaker and expert panellist, ‘the role of mobile and Bio-communication technologies for enhanced NHS Services’, LinkCare Workshop, Department of Health, Catalunya, Spain, June 22nd, 2007
  • 4G based Healthcare Services and Applications’, Conference on ‘3GLTE to 4G - Toward the Competitive delivery of mobile and Broadband Services’, London, January 29-30th, 2007
  • Advances in Personalised Healthcare Systems’, Mobilising the Clinicians Conference, London, December 4-5th 2006.
  • Translational Research for Mobile Healthcare Systems’, Presented at ‘West Focus Innovation Day’, London, May 18th 2006.
  • Advances in Mobile Robotic TeleUltrasonography’ Presented to 7th. Annual Congress of the International College of Gynaecological Imaging, Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, London, December, 15-17th 2005.
  • Advances in Mobile Healthcare in Nano-Biotechnologies Age’, Health Telematics, School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada, 5th. Oct 2005.
  • Harvard Medical School- Partners Telemedicine 2005 Symposium on ‘Accelerating the Use of Communication Technology in HealthCare’ Boston, 26-27 Sept. 2005.
  • International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications; International Wireless Summit 2005, Aalborg, Denmark, 17-22 Sept. 2005.
  • Health over Wireless Broadband’, Conference on Building on Broadband Britain, London 18-19 April 2005.WiMAX for Mobile Healthcare Applications’, IET WIMAX 2007 CONFERENCE, London, 25-26th April 2007.
  • The Potential of Emerging Wireless Healthcare Systems for NHS Services’, IET London, Kingston Section Lecture, Kingston-Upon-Thames, November 6th, 2007.
  • Talking Health: The Role of Bio-Communications in emerging personalised mobile healthcare Systems’, IET- Solent Lecture, University of Southampton, March 15th, 2007.
  • Emerging Wireless and Network Technologies for Healthcare Systems’, Wireless Enterprise Summit, Nice, France, November, 3-4th, 2004.
  • m-health – Emerging Mobile Technologies for Health Applications, DTI –Software Technology Outreach programme – HealthCare Tele-matics Meeting - University of Surrey, April 4th, 2003.
  •  Mobile Communication for Diabetes Management’, Siemens- EU Forum ‘Telemedicine: From Theory to Practice’, Milan 30th. April 2002.
  • Wireless Telemedicine, University of Saville, Spain- April 2002.
  • Health and Mobility, Joint Meeting, University of Cyprus and Cyprus biomedical Medical Informatics Society, 13 June 2001.
  • Next Generation of Wireless Telemedicine Systems- Emerging Trends and Technologies’, IEEE Toronto Chapter, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 6th. Nov. 2000.
  • Hybrid Signal Processing methods for next generation wireless telemedicine systems’, 2nd IEEE Information Technology in Biomedicine Conference (ITAB’99), Amsterdam, 12 –13 April 1999.
  • Telecommunications in Health Care delivery, 20th. IEEE Annual International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society conference, Hong Kong, October 1998.
  • Wireless Systems in Health Monitoring, Int. Conference, Louisiana, USA, and September 1998.
  • GSM-based Telemedicine systems, East-West Science Centre, University Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA, June 1998.
  • Intelligent Telemedicine Systems, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Helidelberg, Germany, June 1997.
  • Telemedicine Prospects in Armenia, College of Engineering, American University of Armenia, and Affiliate to University of California, 1998.
  • Emerging technologies in Telemedicine, 19th. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Chicago, November 1st, 1997.
  • Mobile Tele-medical Systems and advances in underwater telemedical monitoring’, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 6th. November 1997.
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