Program & Agenda

 
Tuesday
May 16th
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am Welcoming remarks
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Speaker: Vivian Riefberg, McKinsey & Company
10:00am - 10:20am Break
10:20am-12:30pm Track 1 —  Ideation Chairs:
1.Natalie Artzi (MIT)
2. Mercedes Balcels (MIT)
3. Andrew Drach (U.T. Austin)
12:30pm - 2:00pm Buffet lunch: Gold Sponsor Seminars
2:00pm - 3:40pm FDA Seminar
3:40pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 5:00pm Panel: Academia/NIH
5:00pm - 5:15pm Closing remarks
5:15pm - 7:15pm Welcoming reception: First Poster Session
 
Wednesday
May 17th
7:30am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 8:45am Network with Exhibitors
8:45am - 9:00am Welcoming remarks
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Speaker: Urs Wyss, University of Manitoba, Canada
10:00am - 10:15am Break
10:15am - 12:30pm Track 2 - Pre-clinical Chairs:
Linda Knudsen (Syncroness, Inc.)
Chris Scully (FDA)
12:30pm - 2:30pm Buffet lunch: Second Poster Session
2:30pm - 4:30pm Track 3 - Product development Chairs:
Socrates Dokos, PhD (UNSW)
Sudeep Sastry (W.L. Gore)
4:30pm - 4:50pm Break
4:50pm - 5:50pm Panel: Industry
5:50pm - 6:10pm Closing remarks: Poster awards
6:30pm - Networking social at the art gallery
 
Thursday
May 18th
7:30am - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 8:45am Booth Exhibitors & Silver Seminars
8:45am - 9:00am Welcoming remarks
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Speaker: Gary An, University of Chicago School of Medicine
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 12:30pm Track 4 - Clinical Study Chairs:
Mehul Dharia (Zimmer Biomet)
Pras Pathmanathan (FDA)
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch: Gold Sponsor Seminars
2:00pm - 3:15pm Track 5 - Market release and post-market Chairs:
Finn Donaldson (FDA)
Mark Palmer (Medtronic)
3:15pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm Panel: FDA
4:45pm - 5:15pm Closing remarks: Awards, Adjourn