2016 Midwest BME Regional Conference 
I Hotel & Conference Center - Champaign, IL  

November 4, 2016 
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About the conference...

The Midwest Biomedical Engineering Regional Conference hosted, by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a unique one-day conference designed specifically for biomedical engineering students (undergraduate, graduate and post-doctorates) and early career professionals.  The conference provides a wealth of career information and networking opportunities and also showcases the host school's BME program, students, alumni and faculty.  


Why students and recent graduates should attend: 

  • Learn about careers from alumni working in industry, academia, government, law and medicine
  • Present your research at the poster session  
  • NETWORK WITH COMPANIES WITHIN THE REGION AT THE CAREER NETWORKING SESSION 
  • Learn about career options in industry, government, clinical, academia and alternative 
  • Learn about entrepreneurship 
  • LEARN HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF! 

Why employers and schools with BME programs should attend:  

  • Participate in the Career Networking Session at the conclusion of the day
  • REACH A LARGE GATHERING OF TALENT FROM A WIDE RANGE OF REGIONAL SCHOOLS 
  • Exhibit and showcase your BME program to student attendees 

The following are companies and universities that have participated in either a panel and/or networking session in 2015: 

Affinity Medical Center NEOMED
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) NextStep Arthropedix 
Akron Children's Hospital Norman Noble 
AkronSurface Technologies, Inc. Oakwood Laboratories 
Applied Medical Technology, Inc.  Ohio Board of Regents 
Aptima Ohio's Polytechnic University 
Bioenterprise Perkin Elmer 
Boston Scientific Quest Medical Imaging 
Case Western Reserve UniversityNeomed Scientific Expert Analysis, Ltd. (S-E-A) 
Cleveland State University Smartshape
Cook Medical Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino, LLP
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Technology & Innovation Fluid Connectors Group Parker Hannifin
Epic United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO)  
Explorys University of Akron 
Federal Drug Administration (FDA)  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Great Lakes Neurotechnology University of Louisville 
Hanger, Inc.  University of Pennsylvania 
Honda R&D Americas, Inc.  Universtiy of Pittsburgh 
ImageIQ University of Toledo 
Intellirod Spine US Endoscopy 
Lubrizol Valtronic 
Medtronic  Viscus Biologics 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)   
 

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