Program and Agenda

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 October 25, 2013


Time Session Room
7:30AM –
4:00PM 
 Registration Amphitheater
Foyer
8:20AM –
8:30AM
 Opening Remarks Amphitheater
8:30AM –
9:15AM    
Keynote Speaker I:
Christine H. Lorenz, PhD, MBA
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Trends in Industry Careers for Biomedical Engineering: 
Perspective from the Medical Equipment Industry
Introduced by:  Fred Epstein, PhD, Professor and Chair
University of Virginia, Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Amphitheater
9:15AM –
9:30AM
 Networking Break Amphitheater
Foyer
9:30AM –
10:45AM
Breakout Sessions 1  
Panel 1:  BME Careers I
Moderator:  L. Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA
Panelist:  Aura Grimm, American Assn. for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Panelist:  Justin Eggleton, Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers, LLC, (MCRA)
 

Panelist:  Danielle Reinhardt, St. Jude Medical 
Panelist:  Tanya Tabachnik, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Amphitheater
Panel 2:  Entrepreneurship and Translational Research in BME
Moderator:  Jeff Gallagher, JD, Virginia Bio
Panelist:  Judy Britz, PhD, BioMaryland Center  
Panelist:  Rachael Tanner, University of Washington, BME
Panelist:  Dr. Brian Wamhoff, HemoShear, LLC
Panelist:  Youseph Yazdi, PhD, Johns Hopkins University 
Ballroom A
Panel 3:  Clinical and Academic Careers 
Moderator:  Preethi Chandran, PhD, Howard University 
Panelist:  Esther Bolding, REU Programs, National Science Foundation (NSF)

Panelist: Caitlin Laurence, George Mason
Panelist:  Jason Papin, University of Virginia
Panelist:  Michael Salerno, MD, University of Virgina
Ballroom B
10:45AM –
11:00AM
 Networking Break  
11:00AM –
12:15PM
Breakout Sessions 2  
Panel 1:  BME Career II
Moderator:  Binh Tran, Catholic University 
Panelist:  Julia Bucheger, Marquette University 
 Panelist:  Cassandre Epps, Becton, Dickinson & Co. (BD)

Panelist:  Kaveh Noorbakhsh, Explorys 
Panelist:  Abhishek Rege, Vasoptic Medical, Inc. 
Amphitheater
Panel 2:  Engineering Grand Challenges – BME Meeting Future Needs 
Moderator:  Martha Shumate Absher, Duke University 
Panelist:  Randy Atkins, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Panelist:  Daniel Herrington, National Instruments 
Panelist:  Daria Nesterovich, Duke University 
Panelist:  Dr. B.L. Ramakrishna,
 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Ballroom A
Panel 3:  Biomedical and Medical Imaging
Moderator:  Fred Epstein, PhD, University of Virginia 
Panelist:  Thomas Beck, QMM
Panelist:  Murray Loew, George Washington University 

Panelist:  Christine H. Lorenz, PhD, MBA, Siemens
Ballroom B
12:15PM –
1:15PM
 Lunch/Poster Session Amphitheater
Foyer
1:15PM –
2:00PM
Keynote Speaker II: 
Tom Katsouleas, PhD
Professor and Vinik Dean of Engineering, Duke University

Preparing to Meet the Grand Challenges in Engineering for the 21st Century 
Introduced by:  James H. Aylor, Dean Louis T. Rader Professor
of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia
 
Amphitheater
2:00PM –
2:15 PM
 Networking Break Amphitheater
Foyer
2:15PM –
3:30PM
Breakout Sessions 3  
Panel 1:  BME Careers III 
Moderator:  Jay Goldberg, Marquette University 
Panelist:  Mike Danilich, PhD, Luna Innovations
Panelist:  Chris Khoury, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

Panelist:  Kristina Lee, Boston Scientific 
Panelist:  M. Jason Brooke, Vasoptic Medical, Inc. 
Amphitheater
Panel 2:  Marketing Yourself for Your First Job
Moderator:  Deborah Zimmer, Catholic University 
Panelist:  Gloria Jacobovitz, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory 
Panelist:  Debby McCaffree, ATCC
Panelist:  Deborah Vidmar, University of Maryland
Ballroom A
Panel 3:  Alternative Careers
(Law, Business and Government)

Moderator: Dawn Elliott, University of Delaware
Panelist:  John Calvert, Patent and Trademark Office 
Panelist:  Jennifer DeFrancesco,  Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Panelist:  Michael Halter, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology  (NIST) 
Panelist:  Dhruv Sud, PhD, Cooley, LLP
Ballroom B
3:30PM –
5:30PM
 Career Networking Session/Reception Amphitheater
Foyer

 

Adjourn

Important Dates & Deadlines

Abstract Submission
Jul. 23:      Abstract Submission Opens
Oct. 7:       Abstract Submission Deadline 


Housing

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Registration
Jul. 23:     Early Registration Opens
Sep. 30:   Early Registration Deadline
Oct. 1:      Advance Registration Opens
Oct. 17:    Advance Registration Deadline
Oct. 18:    Onsite Registration Opens 
Oct. 25:    Onsite Registration Closes
 




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