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
CPO, Area Clinic Manager, Hanger Clinic
Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group, University of California, San Francisco
Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Chief Science Officer, Wavelet Health