Leadership presentations on:

DAY ONE – Tuesday 12th November 2019

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE

Insights from transforming UK Maternity Services

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE

Chief Midwifery Officer for England
Dr Neel Shah

Designing systems that improve safety and dignity in childbirth for every person, everywhere

Dr Neel Shah

MD, MPP, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology Harvard Medical School; Director, Delivery Decisions Initiative, Harvard’s Ariadne Labs
Nicoletta Setola

Architecture and place: home is where its safe – designing environments for childbirth

Dr Nicoletta Setola

Assistant Professor in Architectural Technology, Department of Architecture – TESIS Centre, University of Florence, Italy
David Hutchon

Education, training and team work – improvement in neonatal resuscitation

David Hutchon BSc (Med Sci)

MB, ChB, FRCOG, Retired Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Milli Hill

Ensuring choice for a positive birth

Milli Hill

Founder, The Positive Birth Movement

Five Guide: enhancing caesarean section recovery

Janine McKnight-Cowan BEM

Queens Nurse Project Health Visitor; Lately; Derbyshire Community Healthcare Services NHS Foundation Trust

Labelled high risk: exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with an increased BMI>35kg/m2

Gail Norris

Midwife for Education, Edinburgh Napier University

Dutch midwives’ views on and experiences with woman-centred care: A Q-methodology study

Dr Yvonne Fontein-Kuipers

Associate Professor, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Alison Baum OBE

Using Apps for mentoring and confidence building

Alison Baum OBE

Chief Executive, Best Beginnings

DAY TWO – Wednesday 13th November 2019

Franka Cadée

Twinning between midwives as a form of reciprocal strengthening

Franka Cadee

President, International Confederation of Midwives, The Netherlands
Catherine Williams

Service user voice, co-production and Maternity Voices Partnerships in England

Catherine Williams

National Maternity Voices, NHS England Lay Member (Maternity, South East)
International Maternity Expo 2019

From medicalisation to humanisation of birth

Professor Lesley Page CBE

Visiting Professor in Midwifery, King’s College London; Adjunct Professor UTS Australia, Griffith University Australia; Honorary Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University
Louise Page

Tokophobia – impacts on service and women’s choices

Louise Page

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, West Middlesex Hospital London
Soo Downe OBE

Using qualitative research to bring women’s voices into global guidelines

Professor Soo Downe

Professor in Midwifery Studies, University of Central Lancaster

Decolonising midwifery education: philosophy, knowledge and skills for the next generation of midwives

Dr Lucia Rocca-Ihenacho PhD MSc RM

NIHR, Research Fellow and Midwifery Lecturer, Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research, School of Health Sciences, City University London

Transforming midwifery training and continuing professional development

Sue Macdonald

Consultant Midwife; Curator, Maternity Festivals UK

Web tech for practice change; motivation, meaning & momentum

Hannah Tizard

Midwife and Managing Editor, Student Midwife Journal, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and All4Maternity
International Maternity Expo 2019

OBS Cymru: Reducing Harm from Postpartum Haemorrhage in Wales

Elinore Macgillivray

Senior Improvement Manager

Kathryn Greaves

National Lead for Safer Pregnancy, 1000 Lives Improvement
Petra ten Hoope-Bender

The global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescent’s health – let’s up our investment in ‘transform’

Petra ten Hoope-Bender

Technical Adviser Sexual and Reproductive Health, United Nations Population Fund