Program & Agenda



SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE
As of 8/10/20
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020  

















































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  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & POSTERS
  Networking
  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  9:00 AM   10:00 AM   COFFEE Q&A OPEN OFFICE HOURS FOR ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
 
WEDNESDAY POSTERS
  10:00 AM   10:30 AM   PRESIDENT'S STATE OF SOCIETY, CLASS OF 2020 BMES FELLOWS
  10:30 AM   11:00 AM   PLENARY SESSION I: PRITZKER DISTINGUISHED AWARD LECTURE
  P. Hunter Peckham, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
  11:15 AM   12:30 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  
Track: Technologies for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  Novel Diagnostic Tools for Diagnostic Tools for Infectious Diseases

  Track: Biomaterials
  Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

  Track: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation

  Molecular Imaging

  Track: Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  Immunoengineering
  11:15 AM   12:30 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  Managing Time Management
  12:45 PM   1:30 PM   FRED GRAY ON RACIAL JUSTICE & HEALTH DISPARITIES
  1:45 PM   2:45 PM   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  3:00 PM   4:15 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Respiratory Bioengineering
  Lung Tissue and Device Development

  Track: Translational Biomedical Engineering

  Translational Biomedical Engineering

  Track: Nano and Micro Technologies
  Micro and Nano Technologies in Diagnostics - I

  Track: Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology
  Systems Approaches to Therapy, Therapeutics, and Precision Medicine
  3:00 PM   4:15 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  Get Noticed; LinkedIn
  4:15 PM   5:00 PM   LGBTQIA & FRIENDS EVENT
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020
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  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & POSTERS
  Networking
  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  9:00 AM   10:00 AM   COFFEE & OPEN Q&A FOR ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
 
THURSDAY POSTERS
  10:00 AM   10:30 AM   PLENARY SESSION II: DIVERSITY AWARD LECTURE
  Aaron Kyle, Ph.D., Columbia University
  10:45 AM   12:00 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Biomanufacturing
  Cell and Tissue Biomanufacturing


  Track: Neural Engineering
  Neural Tissue Engineering to Study Injury and Regeneration

  Track: Biomedical Engineering Education (BME)
  BME Programming, Assessment, and Impact

  Track: Cancer Technologies
  New Insights Into Cancer Cell Function and Therapy Response

  Meet the Experts - NIH Funding Panel
  12:00 PM   1:00 PM   A TOWNHALL WITH BMES LEADERSHIP ON SUPPORTING OUR BLACK, LATINX, AND INDIGENOUS MEMBERS
  1:00 PM   1:30 PM   PLENARY SESSION III: NIBIB LECTURE
  Carla Pugh, MD, Ph.D., Stanford University
  2:00 PM   3:00 PM   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  3:00 PM   4:15 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Cardiovascular Engineering
  Mechanobiology and Thrombosis

  Track: Device Technologies and Biomedical Robotics
  Biosensors

  Track: Biomechanics
  Cell and Molecular Biomechanics I

  Track: Stem Cell Engineering
  Stem Cell Engineering I

  DEBUT Presentations and Award Ceremony
  4:15 PM   5:15 PM   HAPPY HOUR Q&A FOR ON-DEMAND SPECIAL SESSIONS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020
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  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & POSTERS
  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  10:00 AM   10:30 AM   PLENARY SESSION IV: WALLACE H. COULTER HEALTHCARE INNOVATION AWARD LECTURE
  Amy Liao, Ph.D., GENEWIZ, A Brooks Life Sciences Company
  10:45 AM   12:00 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Drug Delivery
  Bioinspired and Bioderived Materials

  Track: Tissue Engineering
  Tissue Engineering Frontiers I

  Track: Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering
  Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering

  Track: Cancer Technologies
  Tuning the Tumor Microenvironment
  10:45 AM   12:00 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  Navigating the Grad School Admissions Process in a Post-COVID World
  12:00 PM   1:00 PM   GENDER EQUITY EVENT
  12:00 PM   4:00 PM   MEDTRONIC DESIGN COMPETITION LIVE Q&A CHAT WITH TEAMS
  1:00 PM   2:00 PM   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  2:00 PM   3:00 PM   OPEN Q&A FOR ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
 
FRIDAY POSTERS I
  3:00 PM   4:15 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Cardiovascular Engineering
  Heart Valve Structure and Disease

  Track: Drug Delivery
  Drug Delivery and Translational Medicine

  Track: Technologies for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  Insights into Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases

  Track: Tissue Engineering
  Tissue Engineering Frontiers II
  3:00 PM   4:15 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  Cover Letter in a Virtual World
  4:15 PM   5:15 PM   OPEN Q&A FOR ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
 
FRIDAY POSTERS II
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020
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  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & POSTERS
  AVAILABLE ALL DAY   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  10:00 AM   11:00 AM   PLENARY SESSION V: RITA SCHAFFER YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD LECTURE & MID-CAREER
  AWARD LECTURE & JOURNAL PRESENTATIONS
  Abigail Koppes, Ph.D., Northeastern University
  Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D., University of Michigan
  11:15 AM   12:30 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Neural Engineering

  Neural Interfaces and Neuromodulation

  Track: Biomaterials
  Biomaterials for Immunoengineering

  Track: Device Technologies and Biomedical Robotics
  Wearable Sensors and Devices

  Track: Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology
  Computational Modeling of Cancer
  11:15 AM   12:30 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  How to Make the Best of a Mess, Turning Chapter Programs Virtual
  12:45 PM   1:45 PM   VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
  Networking
  2:00 PM   3:15 PM   PLATFORM SESSIONS WITH LIVE Q&A
  Track: Nano and Micro Technologies
  Micro and Nanotechnologies for Therapeutics

  Track: Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  Molecular and Cellular Engineering for Functional Materials and Sensors

  Track: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation
  Computational Microscopy

  Track: Biomechanics
  Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  2:30 PM   3:15 PM   STUDENT & EARLY CAREER PROGRAMMING
  Interview with Industry Expert Panel
  3:15 PM   4:15 PM   OPEN Q&A FOR ON-DEMAND SESSIONS
 
SATURDAY POSTERS
  4:15 PM   5:00 PM   VIRTUAL BASH

LEGEND
  PLENARY/KEYNOTE
  NETWORKING
  ON-DEMAND
  PLATFORM SESSIONS
  STUDENT & EARLY CAREER