May 16-18, 2017

Washington, DC

Metropolitan Area .........................

Photo by: Jake McGuire & Destination DC. 

The conference will be held at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at the University of Maryland.


The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have formed a partnership to co-sponsor the 3rd annual BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference, a meeting for researchers, engineers, clinicians and other professionals in the fields of designing, building and using medical devices.
Conference Theme
The theme for the 2017 meeting is Innovations in Modeling and Simulation: Advancing Translational Science. Programming will highlight exemplary applications of computational modeling and simulation from initial disease diagnosis through long-term follow-up and rehabilitation.  
The technical tracks for the meeting are:

  • Ideation
  • Pre-clinical
  • Product Development
  • Clinical Study
  • Market Release and Post-Market

Meeting Co-Chairs

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Leonardo Angelone, Ph.D.

Research Biomedical Engineer, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US FDA

Adam Himes

Senior Principal Engineer, Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure, Medtronic

Anita Bestelmeyer

Director, Corporate Computer-Aided Engineering, BD

Melissa L. Knothe Tate, Ph.D.

Paul Trainor Chair of Biomedical Engineering Professor, University of New South Wales Australia