It is our pleasure to welcome the following plenary speakers - representing extensive expertise in implementation science as well as implementation practice - to the 2020 European Implementation Event. We are currently working to further expand this list, so please stay tuned!

Sue Dopson (U.K.)

Professor Sue Dopson is a noted specialist on the personal and organisational dimensions of leadership and transformational change in the public and healthcare sectors. She has written and edited many major works on this topic and her research has informed and influenced government bodies such as the Department of Health and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in their thinking on the dissemination of clinical evidence into practice, and medical leadership. She is the Academic Director of the Oxford Diploma in Organisational Leadership, Deputy Dean at Saïd Business School, a Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford, and Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta, Canada.

David Chambers (U.S.)

Dr. David Chambers is Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the U.S. Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Chambers manages a team focusing on efforts to build and advance the field of Implementation Science through funding opportunity announcements, training programs, research activities, dissemination platforms, and enhancement of partnerships and networks to integrate research, practice and policy.

BASTA Forum Theatre (NL)

The Dutch BASTA Theatre company is fully devoted to bringing Forum theatre to the people. Based on a short play focused on implementation in healthcare, its players will engage EIE2020 attendees to become true "spect-actors" who question, interrupt and shape the things that happen on stage. This stage will function as a laboratory for the joint developing and testing of solutions to real world implementation problems. The BASTA theatre is led by the highly experienced "joker" Monique van Wielink, who will facilitate this "not-to-be-missed" performance.

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