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My hopes for Expo 2015 – Dr Martin McShane

I remember walking into Expo 2014 and sensing ‘this feels different’. There was an open space with people flowing, eddying, slowing for conversations and a buzz in the air. Although the chalk and talk we are used to at such an event was also present it didn’t seem, to me, to dominate in the usual […]

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Content mining – Jane Dwelly

Very soon we’ll be opening registrations for Expo 15. Keep watching this space for details about how to snag your place. Meanwhile, here in the Expo team, it’s all about the content: the subject matter of the presentations on the two stages, and in the tutorials of the pop-up uni, must be as useful, interesting, relevant […]

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New year, new plan: Expo can take you higher – Jane Dwelly

When I worked as a financial journalist my company sent me to its New York headquarters a few times a year. Here, two worlds collided. My New York colleagues loved my accent and were frankly bemused by my business clothes with a London twist. But, what really stopped them in their tracks was my lack […]

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Making connections at Expo – Jane Dwelly

It’s easy to feel alone in a crowd at a conference. Everyone else seems to be working to a better, different plan than you. They are dashing from one sell-out workshop, to the next must-see plenary and networking like crazy in-between. It can all feel a bit competitive and isolating. This wasn’t the case at […]

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Save the date: Expo returns to Manchester in 2015

Had I kept a diary in 2014 (and maybe I should have done: it’s been quite a year) the first entry would have read something like this: “Return to work after Christmas break, the team is working on Expo 14: just eight short weeks away. We’re describing something new, and hopefully inspiring lots of people […]

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Health and Care Innovation Expo returns to Manchester in 2015

NHS England will today announce Health and Care Innovation Expo is to return to Manchester in 2015. More than 5,000 people from across NHS, voluntary and community sectors, including local commissioners and providers, CSUs, local authorities, industry specialists, clinicians and patient leaders will meet at Manchester Central on 2 and 3 September to take part […]

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