2018 Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference
Afternoon Plenary Session
Morning Plenary Session
Morning Parallel Sessions
Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Conference Opening: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Session I: Biomechanics and Prosthetics
Session Chair: Matthew Leineweber, Ph.D.
Session II: Sensors for Biomedical Applications
Session Chair: Dr. Alessandro Bellofiore
Wine and Cheese Networking Reception
Closing: Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D.
Plenary Panel on Modern Medtech Product Development
Challenges - Innovation, Complexity, Diversity
Moderator: Brad Vale, Ph.D., D.V.M. - Calaveras Creek Capital
Jennifer Kozak, Head of Medical Device Business Development, JNJ
Michael Reo, CTO - Heart Repair Technologies
Ajay Khatri, Strategic Investor, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation
Panel Discussion, Audience Q&A
Click on a speaker to read his/her bio. To find out more information about their talks, click on the bolded presentation titles.
Welcome: Mary A. Papazian, PhD, President, San Jose State Univeristy
Student Union Ballroom
Student Union Meeting Room
Chief Technology Officer, ALM-Scientific
Session III: Diversity and Innovation - How Diverse Perspectives Affect Product and Process Innovation
Moderator: Kelly Kline, City of Fremont
Session IV: Tissue Engineering
Session Chair: Melinda Simon, Ph.D.
Marianne De Backer, Ph.D., VP - Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson
Janie Mandrusov, Ph.D. - Providence Medical Technology
Michael Zuerlein, Ph.D. - Illumina
Associate Professor, Santa Clara University
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Industry Panel: Intellectual Property
Moderator: Doug Portnow, J.D., Patent Attorney - Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
Christine Winoto - MedTech Venture Partners
Cindy Lynch, J.D. - IP and Corporate Counsel
Hira Thapliyal, Ph.D. - Founder, President & CEO, AneuMed, Inc.
Professor, Keck Graduate Institute
Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group, University of California, San Francisco