April 18–19, 2018Boston Convention & Exhibition CenterBoston, MA

BIOMEDevice Boston 2018 Schedule Viewer

View, browse, and sort the education offerings, networking opportunities, and event activities by using the filters below; you can search by Pass Type, Free Content & Activities, and Conference Track. With this session scheduler, you can build your daily agenda in advance and access the full list of options during the event. Sessions do fill up and seating is first come/first serve, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Wednesday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Steven Kreuzer (Exponent)

Location: 160 A

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Gregg A. Jackson (Gershon MedTech)

Location: 160 B

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Wednesday | 8:30 am

Panel: Using Cross-Pollination to Drive Medtech Innovation

Moderator: Richard Greenwald (Simbex)

Panelists: Dale Larson (Draper Labs), Ibraheem Badejo (Johnson & Johnson Innovation)

Speaker: Craig Mauch (MPR Associates, Inc.)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

What's New & Exciting in Medical Materials

Speakers: Asmita Khanolkar (CeQur), Jeff Borenstein, PhD (Draper)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 9:15 am

Marrying R&D & Business Goals

Speakers: David Lucchino (Frequency Therapeutics), Chris Loose (Frequency Therapeutics)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Solutions for Powering Medical Sensors Autonomously

Speaker: Gary Johnson (Ilika)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 10:15 am

Developing and Validating AI Enabled Applications for Healthcare

Speaker: Katherine Andriole, PhD (MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

The Future of Innovation in the Value-Based Care System

Speaker: Harry Liu, PhD (Rand Corporation)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Wednesday | 10:30 am

Demonstration: OSSO VR Revolutionizes Surgical Training with Virtual Reality

Speaker: Justin Barad (Osso VR)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 11:00 am

Case Study: Product Innovation While Embracing Regulatory Control as a Viable Development Strategy

Speaker: Christopher Montalbano (MIDI Medical Product Development Corp.)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Case Study: Silk Protein Applications in Implantable Devices

Speaker: Anh Hoang, PhD (Sofregen, Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 11:25 am

Enabling the Next Generation of Drug Delivery through Implantable Medical Devices

Speaker: Kevin Nelson (TissueGen)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

Biomedical Innovation – A Report From the Frontier

Speaker: Jeff Karp (Harvard Medical School & MIT)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Keynote

Speed Networking: Embedded Systems

Speaker: Ian Doyle (UBM)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Speed Networking

Wednesday | 12:30 pm

Advanced Methods for Identification and Quantification of Leachables from Components Used in Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

Speaker: James Woods (Jordi Labs)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Catastrophe Averted: AI That Continues to Learn After Deployment

Speaker: Anatoly Gorshechnikov (Neurala)

Location: 107ABC

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Keynote

Conference Track: Keynotes (free)

The Role of Usability Testing in Augmented Reality Device Development

Speaker: Olivia Ford (HS Design)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 1:15 pm

Creating Supply Partnerships that Span the Product Life Cycle

Speaker: Charlie Dean (Intuitive Surgical)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Supply Chain Integrity for Wearable Health Devices Using Blockchains and AI

Speaker: Chandra Narayanaswami (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Extractable and Leachable Chemistry Testing: How to Prepare for the Future in this Time of Transition

Speaker: Matthew R Jorgensen, PhD (Nelson Labs)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

How Machine Intelligence Is Changing Medical Devices

Speaker: Jim Harper, PhD (Sonde Health)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

New technologies for the rapid identification of drug-resistant bacteria

Speaker: Alexis Sauer-Budge (Exponent)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Sensors Technology

Speaker: Chris Wiltz (UBM)

Location: Booth 876

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

The Portfolio Viewpoint

Speaker: Bruce Jankowski (Medtronic)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

Mapping the Path to a Successful Device Design with Tactile Force Sensors

Speaker: Rob Podoloff (Tekscan)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 2:45 pm

Case Study: Development of a State-Of-The-Art Robotic System: Lessons from the Field

Speaker: Meghan Thorne, PhD (Consultant)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

The Essentials of Medical Device Product Life Cycle Management

Speaker: Eri Hirumi (MicroVention)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

How to Thrive in a World of Next-Gen Evidence Generation

Speaker: Meghna Eichelberger (The Boston Consulting Group)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 3:30 pm

Building a Technology Portfolio for the Future

Speaker: Brian McGlynn (BioDirection, Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 3:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Bill Betten (Betten Systems Solutions)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Gregg A. Jackson (Gershon MedTech)

Location: 160 A

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 8:30 am

Evaluating New Technologies Using a Balanced Score-Card Approach

Speaker: Megan Moore (Battelle)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Product Development Management Styles: What's Yours?

Speaker: Stuart Kozlick (Kinova)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Thursday | 9:15 am

A Systems Approach to Better Product Development

Speaker: Stuart Kozlick (Kinova)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

At the Fuzzy Front End, How Much Engineering is Enough?

Speaker: Dave Franchino (Design Concepts Inc)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 10:15 am

A Deep Dive into Metal 3D Printing

Speaker: Joe Cretella (Proto Labs)

Location: 052 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Breakfast Session

Criteria for Choosing the Right Material for Your Device

Speaker: Vipul Davé (Johnson & Johnson)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Emerging Models for Innovation

Panelists: Amy Siegel (S2N Health, LLC), Christina Tamer (VentureWell), Philip Devlin (Agility Labs a Triple Ring Technologies Company), Edgar Goluch (QSM Diagnostics Inc), Carla Small (Boston Children’s Hospital)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Moving New Technology & Products to Market Faster

Chairperson: Bill Betten (Betten Systems Solutions)

Speaker: Tom Waddell (Waddell Group)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Thursday | 10:30 am

How to Grow and Support Your Business Through Federal and State Tax Credits

Speaker: Thomas J. Cunningham (Cunningham & Associates, LLC)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 11:00 am

Case Study Roundtable: Using Voice & AR Technologies to Better Understand Users and Accelerate Product Development

Speakers: Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Mark Clemons (Boston Engineering), Bobby Boyer (HS-Design, Inc.)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Getting Started with Angel Investors, Featuring: Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels

Moderator: Stephen Goodman (Mid Atlantic Bio Angels)

Panelists: Dr. Kelly M. McVearry, PhD (Hypatia Group, Inc.), Eric J. Evans (Mass Medical Angels), Jon Popke (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), Ron Schechter (International Team LLC)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Prototyping & Low-Volume Production for Medical Applications

Speaker: Peter Douglass (Proto Labs, Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 11:30 am

Risk-Based Approach to Biocompatibility Strategy

Speaker: Chris Parker, M.S, M.B.A. (Toxikon)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 11:45 am

Innovation through Integration: Developing Biomedical Products that are more Manufacturable, Reliable, and Functional

Speaker: Steve Groothuis (Samtec, Inc.)

Location: 052 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Lunch & Learn

Thursday | 12:00 pm

Speed Networking: Medtech

Speaker: Ian Doyle (UBM)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Speed Networking

Strategies for Developing Hundreds of Successful Products with a US/China Team

Speaker: Ken Haven (Acorn Product Development)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 12:30 pm

ISO 80369: A New Standard to Avoid Medical Device Misconnections

Speaker: Irving Paz Chagoya (Nexeo Solution)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 1:00 pm

Human Factors in the Design Pathway: Lower Costs, Faster Approvals, More Profits

Speaker: Bryce Rutter (Metaphase Design Group)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

The Impact of IoT on Engineering Jobs

Speaker: Cees Links (Qorvo)

Location: 107ABC

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Keynote

Conference Track: Keynotes (free)

Thursday | 1:15 pm

Bridging User Needs & Design Requirements

Speaker: Nick Lesniewski-Laas (Sunrise Labs, Inc.)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Case Study: From XPRIZE to CES: Commercialization of a Medical Tricorder

Speaker: Larry Steinberg (CloudDX, Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 1:30 pm

The Future of Biocompatibility: Industry Trends and Hurdles

Speaker: Matt Jorgensen, PhD (Nelson Labs)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 155

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Case Study: Case for Quality: Implementing the Medical Device Company Maturity Model

Speaker: Mark Rutkiewicz (Innovize)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Case Study: Innovative Brainstem Biosignal & Non-Invasive Wearable Sensor

Speaker: Mike Baltay (BrainStem Biometrics Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Collaborative Innovation

Moderator: Tor Alden (HS Design, Inc.)

Panelists: Michael Quinn (HS-Design), Donald Lombardi (Institute for Pediatric Innovation), Marty Coyne (Matchstick)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 2:45 pm

5 Tips for Getting New Products Through FDA

Speaker: Mike Drues (Vascular Sciences)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Creating Your Minimum Viable Product

Speaker: Steve Weisner (Nihon Kohden Innovation Center)

Location: 160 A

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 3:00 pm

Mission Impossible: Developing Affordable Robotic Prosthetic Limbs

Speakers: Junqing Qiao (BrainRobotics), Molei Wu (BrainRobotics), Daniel Viner (BrainRobotics)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 3:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Location: Center Stage, Booth 563

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage