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DMD Program At-A-Glance
APRIL 13-16, 2015

PROGRAM Subject to Change
(Click session titles for detailed session information)

On-site Registration Available

 

Monday, April 13, 2015

7:45am - 6:00pm

"Becoming a Medical Technology Innovator" Innovation Workshop

*Separate Billable Event

6:30pm 5.10k Road Race & Fun Run

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Technical Sessions

 

Meridian Ballroom 1
(The Commons Hotel)
Meridian Ballroom 2/3
(The Commons Hotel)
Meridian Ballroom 4
(The Commons Hotel)
A.I. Johnson Great Room
(McNamara Alumni Center)
Ski-U-Mah
(McNamara Alumni Center)
Thomas H. Swain Room
(McNamara Alumni Center)
7:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00-10:00

Conference Welcome and Plenary Session
Moderators: Arthur Erdman, Conference Chair
William Durfee, Conference Co-Chair

Keynote Addresses:

"Soft Injectable and Conformable Neural Interfaces"
John Rogers, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

"The Evolving Landscape of Innovation"
Christal Sheppard, Director, Detroit Satellite Office, United States Patent and Trademark Office

10:00-10:30

Sponsor Exhibit Showcase (Meridian Foyer, The Commons Hotel)

10:30-12:00

Microfluidic Medical Devices Human-Centered Informatics Computation 1
Design/Ideation
International Live Clinical Case 1: Aortic Heart Valve Disease Wearable Medical Devices Patent Reform

12:15-1:45

 

Keynote Luncheon
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

Moderator: Paul Iaizzo, Conference Co-Chair

Sponsored by: Boston Scientific Corporation

Keynote Addresses:

"Fostering a Culture of Physician Innovation"
William Cohn, Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine

2:00-3:30

Neuroengineering 1: Translating Neural Technologies to Human Applications Usability: From the Clinic to the Home to on the Go Government Funding of Start-ups International Live Clinical Case 2: Mitral Heart Valve Disease Drug Delivery Devices Development & Use of Pediatric Medical Devices
3:30-4:00

Sponsor Exhibit Showcase (Meridian Foyer, The Commons Hotel)

 

4:00-5:30

Neuroengineering 2 Emerging Medical Innovation Vaulation Competition Surgical Robotics & Computational Surgery Design for Patient-Centered Benefit-Risk Assessment Vascular Engineering Cardiac & Perioperative Ultrasound
5:30-7:30 Medical Devices Industry Career Fair
Pinnacle Ballroom
International Student Design Showcase
Heritage Gallery

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Technical Sessions

 

Meridian Ballroom 1
(The Commons Hotel)
Meridian Ballroom 2/3
(The Commons Hotel)
Meridian Ballroom 4
(The Commons Hotel)
A.I. Johnson Great Room
(McNamara Alumni Center)
Ski-U-Mah
(McNamara Alumni Center)
Thomas H. Swain Room
(McNamara Alumni Center)
7:00-8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast  

8:00-10:00

   
10:00-10:30

Sponsor Exhibit Showcase (Meridian Foyer, The Commons Hotel)

10:30-12:00

Medical Device Innovation Additive Manufacturing for Medical Devices Improving Patient Outcomes through Surgeon Tools & Training Wheelchair Technology Cybersecurity  

12:15-1:45


DMD Award Keynote Luncheon
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

Moderator: Arthur Erdman, Conference Chair

Sponsored by: Medtronic, Inc.

Emerging Medical Innovation Valuation Competition Awards 
Presented by Randy Nelson, Adjunct Instructor, Medical Industry Leadership Institute

ASME Journal of Medical Devices Best Paper Awards
Presented by Arthur Erdman

Keynote Address:

"Medical Devices: Past Impact and Future Opportunity"
Susan Alpert, SFA Consulting LLC
Recipient of the 2015 Design of Medical Devices Conference Award

2:00-3:30

Magnetic Nanotechnologies
in Medicine
Clinical Trials Computation 2
Preclinical
Smart Tissue & Organ Substitutes    
3:30-4:00

Sponsor Exhibit Showcase (Meridian Foyer, The Commons Hotel)

 
4:00-5:30 Surgical Simulation Trends in Reimbursement for Medical Devices Computation 3
Regulatory
Advances in Cardiovascular Medical Devices Micro & Nano Medical Devices  
5:30-7:00

Scientific Poster Session & Tour of the TCF Bank Stadium*
DQ Room, TCF Bank Stadium (Premium Entrance under Benton County on SW side of stadium - Shuttle Service Available from The Commons Hotel)
*Sign-up for a free tour of the TCF Bank Stadium Tuesday 4/14 or Wednesday 4/15 at the Registration Desk.

 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  Meridian Ballroom 1
(The Commons Hotel)
Meridian Ballrooms 2-4
(The Commons Hotel)

7:00

Registration and Networking Breakfast sponsored by the Minnesota Trade Office

8:00-10:00

Technical Sessions

Symposium: "Medical Device Innovation in the Far East"

Advances in Medical Devices 1

Moderator:
Stephen Parente, Medical Industry Leadership Institute, Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance, University of Minnesota

Welcome

Introduction
Yoshiyuki Taenaka, National Cerebral & Cardiovascular Center (NCVC)

Invited Speakers:

Jia-Jin Jason Chen, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University

Yue Dong, Research Scientist, Anesthesia Clinical Research, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fumiaki Ikeno, Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University

Tan Sze Wee, Deputy Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council, Programme Director, Healthcare & Lifestyle Programme, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

10:00-10:15

Sponsor Exhibit Showcase (Meridian Foyer, The Commons Hotel)

10:15-11:45

Technical Sessions

Symposium: "Medical Device Innovation in the Far East"

Advances in Medical Devices 2

Moderator:
Dale Wahlstrom, President & CEO, Act 3, LLC

Invited Panelists:

Cliff Emmons, VP Extended R&D, Medtronic, Inc.

Ron Leonhardt, Vice President, Global HR, EHS and Corporate Communications, Smiths Medical

Andy Pfahnl, CTO, Devicix, LLC

Randall Schiestl, Vice President of Research & Development, Global Technology, Boston Scientific Corporation

Richard Smith, Head of Corporate Finance, Tractus Asia Limited

12:00-1:30

Keynote Luncheon and Awards
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

Moderator: Paul Iaizzo, Conference Co-Chair

Sponsored by: St. Jude Medical

Three-in-Five Awards Presentation
by Susan Alpert, SFA Consulting LLC and Jim Cezo, Senior Engineer, Technology Development Group, Spectranetics Corporation; Alumni Innovation Fellow, Medical Devices Center, University of Minnesota

Keynote Address:

"The Global Medical Device Market"
Philip Ebeling, Sr. Vice President, Research and Development Interim Site Leader, Cardiovascular & Electrophysiology Franchises, St. Jude Medical

2:00-3:00

Tours

Sign-up for tours at The Commons Hotel Registration Desk.

Departure will be from the Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center. You will be escorted to the facility.

Click on each tour facility name below for more information:

Characterization Facility (CharFac)
The CharFac provides academic and industrial partners access to state-of-the-art characterization methods which measure material properties from the micron- to the sub-nanometer scale. Our staff has extensive experience with the materials characterization of medical devices using light, x-rays, scanning probe and electron beam methods. We do both open research and proprietary work, and can perform the experiments for you or train you on the use of our extensive instrumentation: scanning and transmission electron microscopes, x-ray scattering/diffraction, Raman and Infrared spectroscopy and microscopy, surface analytical along with an extensive range of atomic force microscopy and nano-indentation methods.

Experimental Surgical Services (ESS)*
At Experimental Surgical Services, we are experts in designing and conducting the appropriate research to determine the safety and efficiency of medical devices. We have more than 25 years experience in pre-clinical assessment for the medical industry. In fact, we are the industry leader in researching and testing cardiac devices and surgical techniques. We complete more than 500 open heart procedures a year and more than 1,500 procedures annually. ESS is directed by Richard W. Bianco who has 25+ years of experience in the pre-clinical assessment of virtually every animal model. The ESS staff, of in-house surgeons, work with device companies to develop and validate research methods, provide consultation as necessary and offer interpretative and technical support. *Additional tour: Wednesday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Interactive Visualization Lab (IV Lab)*
IV Lab research involves data visualization, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction. Current projects include visualization of time-varying (motion) data, large-scale data visualization, perceptually optimized visualization, 3D user interfaces, haptics, and pen and multi-touch input techniques. Our work is supported by the National Science Foundation, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, grants from industry, and the University of Minnesota. The research group includes about 10 undergraduate and graduate students. The IV lab in Keller Hall is equipped with high-end graphics workstations that drive a series of innovative visual displays and interactive devices. Major equipment includes a Multi-Surface, Multi-Touch Virtual Reality Environment and a 3D Haptic (Force-Feedback) Display. We also work regularly with the visualization facilities at the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute. *Additional tour: Wednesday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Medical Devices Center (MDC)*
The Medical Devices Center at the University of Minnesota is a unique interdisciplinary program that resides within the Institute for Engineering in Medicine. The MDC aims to strengthen interdisciplinary research among faculty in the health sciences and engineering in areas specifically related to medical devices. The center trains the next generation of medical device inventors (including the Innovation Fellows Program) and fosters new relationships with the medical device industry and government agencies to improve health care worldwide. The tour will highlight the 8,000 square foot facility that is configured to promote interdisciplinary medical device development including needs assessment, creative brainstorming, prototyping and testing. *Additional tour times: Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Minnesota Nano Center (MNC)*
The Minnesota Nano Center is a state-of-the-art facility for interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and applied nanotechnology. The Center offers a comprehensive set of tools in two clean rooms for fabricating new micro- and nanoscale devices, such as integrated circuits, advanced sensors, and microfluidic systems. The Nano Center is also equipped to support nanotechnology research that spans many science and engineering fields, in areas as diverse as cell biology, high performance materials, and biomedical device engineering. This interdisciplinary work takes place in two new specialized labs to support interdisciplinary research in bio-nanotechnology and nano/micrometer-scale materials. Tour attendees will see the Nano Center’s new Class 100 clean room and its fabrication tools, as well as our new applications labs devoted bio-nanotechnology and nanomaterials. *Additional tour: Wednesday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m.

The Visible Heart Laboratory (VH Lab)
World-renowned researcher Paul Iaizzo, PhD, has been at the University of Minnesota since 1990, performing research and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. In 1997, Dr. Iaizzo and his coworkers created the Visible Heart® laboratory in collaboration with Medtronic, Inc. Today, this lab is a premiere place to perform translational systems physiology research that ranges from cellular and tissue studies to organ and whole body investigations. The VH Lab also has a unique human heart library. The Visible Heart® lab embodies a creative atmosphere which is energized by some of the best and brightest students at the University. Our lab staff has more than 100 years of collective research experience and functions as a highly efficient and productive team.