DigiFest 2023

By Sammi Allan, Wed, 30/08/2023

The Scottish Government's Digital Health and Care Directorate is working with our Steering Group partners and theĀ European Connected Health AllianceĀ to deliver DigiFest23, a Scottish Digital Health and Care Ecosystem learning event.

DigiFest23, Scotlandā€™s annual digital health, housing and care event, will combine a programme ofĀ free-to-attend, virtualĀ andĀ in-personĀ satellite sessionsĀ from October 2023, with a one-day in-person event onĀ Thursday 14 December 2023.

Details of the satellite sessions will be added to the event website in the coming weeks.Ā 

The one-day in-person conferenceĀ on 14 December 2023 isĀ taking place at theĀ University of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre,Ā Glasgow.

The themes and related topics for DigiFest23 reflect priorities relatingĀ toĀ digital health, housing and include:

  • Sustainability and Sustainable Innovation
  • Collaboration and Integration
  • Equality andĀ Participation
  • Digital Capabilities
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Data-Driven Services

Register to secure your place now:Ā book.shsc.scot/digifest23

Poster Exhibition

Abstract submission must be received byĀ Monday 9Ā October 2023.

Successful poster abstracts will be invited to showcase a printed poster (Portrait A1) at the event, and a virtual ePoster on the Learning Toolbox platform making the successful abstracts accessible to a much wider audience.

Submissions of abstracts are invited from staff or students based in Scotland, the UK and internationally, who are working or studying in health, social care, housing, third sector or academic settings.Ā 

The Poster Review Panel has determined that successful posters should represent a mix of digital health and social care service delivery and digital health and social care research projects.

What do I need to do?

  1. Visit theĀ DigiFest23 website.
  2. Read through the abstract guidelines.
  3. Submit an abstract by signing in and filling out theĀ abstract form.
  4. SubmitĀ no later than Monday 9 October 2023.
  5. View the ePoster Guidelines and theĀ 2022 ePoster ShowcaseĀ to see what content you can upload, if successful.
  6. After the review process, confirmation of submission will be sent out by 30 October.
  7. Successful submissions must upload their content by 4 December 2023.Ā 

If you have any questions please emailĀ NSS.SHSCEvents@nhs.scot