Program & Agenda

We are advising that registered speakers plan their stay for the entire conference program. Presentations and posters will occur Thursday morning through Saturday afternoon, and we will not be able to accommodate all change requests.

You can find the full program on our virtual platform.
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6
  TIME   AGENDA ITEM
  12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.   Registration Badge Pick-Up
  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   BMES Board of Directors Meeting
  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - How to Maximize Your Conference Experience
  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.   Meet the Faculty Candidates Forum
  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   Special Events - Welcome Reception (sponsored by Johns Hopkins)
  7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.   Council of Chairs Meeting (invitation only)
  8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   Special Events - LGBTQIA & Friends Event (sponsored by University of Cincinnati) (ticket purchase required)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7
  TIME   AGENDA ITEM
  7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Registration Badge Pick-Up
  7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - High School Expo and Poster Competition Orientation
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Open
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Student Chapter Awards Breakfast
  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Posters - Poster Session A with Refreshment Break
  10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Plenary Sessions - Plenary Session: State of the Society by BMES President (John White, PhD) & Pritzker
  Distinguished Lecture (N. Allbritton, University of Washington) (sponsored by Georgia Tech & Emory University)
  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Break
  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Special Events - Celebration of Minorities in BME Luncheon (sponsored by University of Illinois, Urbana-
  Champaign) (ticket purchase required)
  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Q&A with Chapter Leaders, Make Your Chapter Thrive
  1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.   Break
  1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - High School Poster Competition Presentations
  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Industry Session: "Humanizing the STEM Profession"
  2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Break
  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Posters - Poster Session B with Afternoon Refreshment Break (sponsored by University of Washington,
  Seattle)
  3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - High School Expo and Poster Competition Awards
  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Plenary Sessions - Plenary Session: Diversity Award Lecture (L. Simpson, Mississippi State University),
  Presentation of BMES Fellows &  Herbert Voigt Distinguished Service Award (sponsored by Virginia Tech)
  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Industry Mixer (ticketed event)
  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   Hosted Receptions
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
  TIME   AGENDA ITEM
  7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Registration Badge Pick-Up
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Grad School Panel
  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   BMES National Meetings Committee & 2022 Annual Meeting Planning Committee Meeting
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Open
  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Posters - Poster Session C with Refreshment Break
  10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Plenary Sessions - Plenary Session: NIBIB Lecture & Journal Awards
  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Break
  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Special Events - Gender Equity in BME Luncheon (sponsored by University of California, Davis) (ticket
  purchase required)
  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Life Outside Academia
  1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.   Break
  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   Platform Sessions - Concurrent Platform Sessions
  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Industry Session: Influencing STEM; a Tale of Two Passions
  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.   Students/Early Career Programming - Academia Salon; Networking Event (ticketed event)
  2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Break
  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Posters - Poster Session D with Refreshment Break
  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Plenary Sessions - Plenary Session: Wallace H. Coulter Award for Healthcare Innovation Lecture
  6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Special Events - BMES Bash (ticketed event; guest tickets available for purchase)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
  TIME   AGENDA ITEM
  7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Registration Badge Pick-Up
  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Open
  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Students/Early Career ProgrammingCreating a Startup I / Big Picture Thinking
  8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   Platform SessionsConcurrent Platform Sessions
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Students/Early Career ProgrammingCreating a Startup II / Understanding Customers
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   PostersPoster Session E with Refreshment Break
  10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Plenary Sessions Plenary Session: Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award Lecture & Mid-Career Award
  Lecture
  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Break
  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Students/Early Career ProgrammingCreating a Startup III / Developing and Articulating Value
  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Concurrent Platform Sessions
  1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.   Break
  1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   Platform SessionsConcurrent Platform Sessions
  2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Break
  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Posters Poster Session F with Refreshment Break
  4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Plenary SessionsClosing Event