Program

2021 Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference

Tuesday March 30, 2021

8:00 AM- 8:30 AM

8:30 AM- 8:35 AM

8:35 AM- 8:40AM

8:40 AM- 9:15 AM

9:15 AM- 9:45 AM

Registration 

Conference Opening - Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering Department Chair. 

Welcome- Mohamed Abousalem, Ph.D., Vice President for Research & Innovation, San Jose State University 

Plenary Speaker 1 - Suvajyoti Guha, Ph.D.

FDA’s Research on Face-coverings and Additively Manufactured Face Masks in Response to COVID-19

 
 

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

9:45 AM- 9:50 AM

9:50 AM- 10:20 AM

10:20 AM- 10:50 AM

Parallel Session 1

Point of Care Diagnostics for Public Health Care 

Introductions

Patrick Jurney, Ph.D., San Jose State University

The Physics of Microfluidics: the View from Down Here

Frank Gomez, Ph.D., California State University

Use of Simple Materials for Microfluidic Devices

10:50 AM- 11:20 AM

Li Jiang, Ph.D., CEO, VitaScan, Rapid and Quantitative Fingerstick Iron Deficiency Testing

Parallel Session 2

Rapid Diagnostics 

Introductions

Travis Schlappi, Ph.D., Keck Graduate Institute, Role of Rapid POC Diagnostics in Public Health Emergencies

Ryu Koyama, Regulatory Affairs Associate, PENTAX Medical (Japan), Bronchoscopes and their Role in aiding Health Care Professionals

11:20 AM- 11:40 AM

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

12:45 PM- 1:30 PM

12:40 PM- 12:45 PM

11:40 AM- 12:40 PM

Industry Panel: Moderator:  Harjot Hans; Panelists:  Dr. Gurmeet Sran, M.D.; Dr. Sriram Shamasunder, M.D.  Topic: Technological Coordination during Public Health Crises

 

Conference Closing

Networking Session

Wednesday March 31, 2021

8:00 AM- 8:30 AM

8:30 AM- 8:35 AM

8:40 AM- 9:15 AM

9:15 AM- 9:45 AM

Registration 

Conference Opening - Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering  Department Chair. 

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

9:45 AM- 9:50 AM

9:50 AM- 10:20 AM

10:20 AM- 10:50 AM

Parallel Session 3

Building Public Health Emergencies Resilient Communities

Introductions

Frances Edwards, Ph.D., San Jose State University, Building Public Health Emergency Resilient Communities

Parallel Session 4

Preparing the New Workforce

Introductions

Kelly Masegian, Career Counselor, SJSU Career Center, Design Your Future Career

Christina Salvatier, MPA Valley Medical Center Foundation, Non-Profit Assistance with Coronavirus Response 

Sophie Khem, VP, Process and Quality Engineering, Heartflow, COVID-19 impact on the workforce of the future: lessons learned from HeartFlow

8:35 AM- 8:40AM

Welcome- Sheryl Ehrman, Ph.D., Dean of Engineering, San Jose State University 

10:50 AM- 11:10 AM

Break; Sponsor Exhibits and Student Poster Sessions

12:20 PM- 12:50 PM

12:10 PM- 12:20 PM

11:10 AM- 12:10 PM

CEO Panel - Moderator- Michael Reo. Panelists:  Darin Buxbaum, COO Widercircle; Jason Kang, CEO, Kinnos, Jeff Christian, CEO Phoenix de Ventures. TopicEffects of Public Health Emergencies on Business Operations.

 

Conference Closing

Networking Session

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