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

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 (www.Simbex.com)

Panelists: Dale Larson (Draper Labs), Ibraheem Badejo (Johnson & Johnson Innovation), Vicki Barbur (The MITRE Corporation)

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 Labs)

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

Emerging Models for Innovation

Panelist: Edgar Goluch (QSM Diagnostics Inc)

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Point-of-Care Biosensors: Trends, Applications & Markets

Speaker: Laura Baers (IDTechEx)

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

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 | 12:15 pm

Enabling the Next Generation of Drug Delivery through Implantable Medical Devices

Speaker: Kevin Nelson (TissueGen)

Location: Center Stage

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

The Role of Usability Testing in Augmented Reality Device Development

Speaker: Olivia Ford (HS Design)

Location: Center Stage

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 Using Blockchains for Wearable Health Devices & AI

Speaker: Chandra Narayanaswami (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Medical Devices

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

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

The Portfolio Viewpoint

Speaker: Bruce Jankowski (Medtronic)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Wednesday | 2:45 pm

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

Speaker: Meghan Thorne (MedRobotics)

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

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

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Gregg A. Jackson (Gershon MedTech)

Location: 160 A

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Bill Betten (Betten Systems Solutions)

Location: 160 B

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Thursday | 8:30 am

Evaluating New Technologies Using a Balanced Score-Card Approach

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

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

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 | 11:00 am

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

Speakers: Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Bobby Boyer (HS Design, Inc.), Jesse Rusk (Boston Engineering, Inc.)

Location: 160 B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Prototyping & Low-Volume Production for Medical Applications

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

Thursday | 12:00 pm

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

Speaker: Ken Haven (Acorn Product Development)

Location: Center Stage

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

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

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

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: Robert Kaul (CloudDX, Inc.)

Location: 160 A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Biomed Track A: R&D

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

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 | 3:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Location: Center Stage

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

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage