Conference Sessions

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Date Session Title Start Time End Time
2017-02-07

The Reality of What's Possible with Collaborative Robots and What's Still in the Works in 2017

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Matt Fitzgerald, Vice President of Customer Experience, Rethink Robotics
08:30:00-05:00 09:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Digital Health Lessons to Empower your Product Design

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:10:00-05:00


Speaker - Justin Ho, Director of Product Management, Cognoa
08:30:00-05:00 09:10:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Safety First: Working on a Team with "Fenceless" Robots

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 09:00:00-05:00 - 09:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Roberta Nelson Shea, Global Technical Compliance Officer, Universal Robots
- SafetyFirst_Shea.pdf (948KB)  
09:00:00-05:00 09:30:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Case Study: Deciphering the Diabetes Experience

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 09:10:00-05:00 - 09:50:00-05:00


Speaker - Steve Vargas, Principle Human Factors Design Engineer, Medtronic Diabetes
09:10:00-05:00 09:50:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Expand the Medtech Value Footprint with Services, Risk-Sharing, and Value-Based Care in Product Development

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 09:10:00-05:00 - 09:50:00-05:00


Speaker - Maria Shepherd, President, Medi-Vantage
09:10:00-05:00 09:50:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Panel: Understanding Need from the End User's Perspective

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


General Session Files:

Speaker - Stephen B. Wilcox, Principal, Design Science

Speaker - Amy Tenderich, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, DiabetesMine
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Panel: Hospital Administrators and Medtech Execs Speak: Services, Risk-Sharing, and Value-Based Care

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Maria Shepherd, President, Medi-Vantage

Panelist - Christine Maroulis, Senior Director, U.S. Health Policy & Reimbursement, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

Panelist - Marwane Berrada, Senior Director, Product Development, Cleveland Clinic - Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center

Panelist - Izabella Gieras, MS, MBA, CCE, Director, Clinical Technology, Huntington Memorial Hospital

Panelist - Bryan Castro, Senior Manager – Neurovascular Services (ProCare), Stryker Neurovascular
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Developing Design Requirements to Ensure User Needs Are Met in Product Development

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 10:45:00-05:00 - 11:15:00-05:00


Speaker - Li Jin, R&D Manager, Abbott
10:45:00-05:00 11:15:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Case Study: Proof of Concept: Data Driven Design Excellence

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 11:15:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Jason Farnan, Senior User Experience Designer, Tandem Diabetes Care
11:15:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Case Study: Mission: Impossible - Making a CPAP That Users Won't Abandon

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 11:15:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Amy Cook, Director of Healthcare Informatics, ResMed
11:15:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-07

The Top Five Things You Need to Know About Effective Usability Testing

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:00:00-05:00


Noel Schaeffer, PhD, Co-Founder and Principal, Seagrove Partners, LLC
13:30:00-05:00 14:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Integrating Regulatory, Reimbursement, and R&D in the Early Phases

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Siddharth Desai, President, Healthcare Evolution
13:30:00-05:00 14:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Keys to Success for Defining Medical Device Requirements

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 14:00:00-05:00 - 14:30:00-05:00


Speaker - David Eldridge, President and CEO, Pro Engineer Portal, Inc.
14:00:00-05:00 14:30:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Getting the Most Out of Human Factors Engineering

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Matt Gottschalk, Business Development Manager, Worrell
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Better By Design

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Speaker - David Copeland, Director of Human Centered Industrial Design, Ximedica
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

The Latest Shifts in FDA Regulations on Usability and Designing for User Needs

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 16:00:00-05:00


Dean Hooper, Owner and Principal, HE Consulting, LLC
15:15:00-05:00 16:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

How FDA/CMS Parallel Review Can Work For You

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 16:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Rochelle Fink, Senior Health Science Project Specialist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
15:15:00-05:00 16:00:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Linear Transport Technology Driving Efficiency in Industrial Robotics & Automation

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 15:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Derrick Stacey, Solutions Engineer, B&R Industrial Automation
15:15:00-05:00 15:45:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Case Study: How Industrial Robots and Co-Bots Are Helping Packaging Companies Stay Flexible

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 15:45:00-05:00 - 16:15:00-05:00


Speaker - Craig Tomita, Area Sales Manager - Western Region, Universal Robots
15:45:00-05:00 16:15:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Advancing Medical Devices by Capturing the Sense of Touch

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 16:00:00-05:00 - 16:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Jae Son, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pressure Profile Systems, Inc.
16:00:00-05:00 16:30:00-05:00
2017-02-07

Unleashing The Impact of Color in Medical Device Design to Improve Patient Adoption and Use

Date: 2017-02-07
Time: 16:30:00-05:00 - 17:00:00-05:00


Christine Park, Industrial Designer, Starfish Medical
16:30:00-05:00 17:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Commercial Success Extends Beyond Regulatory Approval

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:10:00-05:00


Speaker - James Oberhauser, PhD, Associate Director, Device Development and Clinical Packaging Engineering, Gilead Sciences
08:30:00-05:00 09:10:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Optimizing Connected System Performance and Establishing Tangible Goals for Sensor Use

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Sandhiprakash Bhide, Chief Technology Officer and IoT/M2M Moonshot Inventor, Independent Consultant (formerly with Intel)
08:30:00-05:00 09:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Panel: What Happened to the "R" in R&D?

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:10:00-05:00


Moderator - David Giles, Senior Director Commercialization and Business Development, Battelle
08:30:00-05:00 09:10:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Co-Presentation: Overcoming Limitations in Sensor Technology

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:00:00-05:00 - 09:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Steve Kaminski, Business Development Manager - Wireless Products, Banner Engineering
09:00:00-05:00 09:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Ethnographic Research in the Digital Age

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:10:00-05:00 - 09:50:00-05:00


Speaker - Judith Gregory, PhD, Co-Director, EVOKE & Values in Design Lab, Associate Adjunct Professor, Informatics, University of California, Irvine
09:10:00-05:00 09:50:00-05:00
2017-02-08

When Usability Isn't Enough

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:10:00-05:00 - 09:50:00-05:00


Speaker - Russ Henning, Director of Industrial Design, Lathrop Engineering
09:10:00-05:00 09:50:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Using Sensor-Driven Data as a Predictive Maintenance Tool to Monitor Machine Health

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:30:00-05:00 - 10:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Mark Bünger, Vice President of Research, Lux Research, Inc.
09:30:00-05:00 10:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Case Study: Successful R&D Collaboration

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


General Session Files:
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

The Life Cycle of Usability Requirements: 21st Century Usability Testing

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Natalie Abts, Program Manager, Usability Services, MedStar Health – National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Strategies for Adding Security to Industrial IoT Endpoints

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 10:55:00-05:00 - 11:20:00-05:00


Speaker - Wendy Fairfield, Vice President - Strategy and Operations, SurePassID
10:55:00-05:00 11:20:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Wearable Form Factors that Encourage Compliance

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 11:15:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Chandra Narayanaswami, Chief Scientist and Senior Manager, IBM Commerce Research
11:15:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Case Study: The Capabilities of Remote Monitoring: Lessons from Engineers Working in Harsh Environments

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 11:20:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Tom Craven, Vice President of Product Strategy, RRAMAC Connected Systems
11:20:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Turning User Needs Into Design Inputs in Med Device Design

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:00:00-05:00


Craig Scherer, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, InsightPD
13:30:00-05:00 14:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Reducing Risk Through Materials Science: Shedding Light on Mysterious Design Failures

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 14:00:00-05:00 - 14:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Jeffrey Ellis, PhD, Principal Research Scientist, Battelle
14:00:00-05:00 14:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

What You Need to Know About Design Validation

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 14:00:00-05:00 - 14:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Jessica Lee, PhD, Director of Quality, Boston Scientific
14:00:00-05:00 14:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Design for Manufacturing: Accelerating the New Product Commercialization Process

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Steve Badelt, PhD, Managing Partner and Founder, Suttons Crreek Inc.
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Feel the Difference: Enhancing Medical Devices with Haptics

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Speaker - George Saddik, Senior Research Assistant, Department of Bioengineering, UCLA Engineering
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Money Matters: Get Your Product to Market for Less

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 16:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Blake Stancik, Vice President, Operations, Product Creation Studio
15:15:00-05:00 16:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Moving to a Smarter Manufacturing Environment (Previously: Using Field Data for Product Design: A Lesson from the Automotive Industry)

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 15:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Saeed Kazi, North America Solutions Executive – Automotive and Aerospace Industries, IBM Watson Internet of Things
15:15:00-05:00 15:45:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Evolving IoT: Shifting from Sensors and Connectivity to Platform and Analytics

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 15:45:00-05:00 - 16:15:00-05:00


Speaker - John Santagate, Research Manager – Supply Chain, IDC Manufacturing Insights
15:45:00-05:00 16:15:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Accelerating Innovation Through Collaboration - Building the Team to Build Your Device

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 16:00:00-05:00 - 16:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Marc Habib, Executive Director, Operations and Product Development, The Innovation Lab
16:00:00-05:00 16:30:00-05:00
2017-02-08

MEMS Sensors for Industrial Automation: Megatrends and Sourcing Options

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 16:15:00-05:00 - 17:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Charles Chung, MEMS Strategy, Design & System Integration, A.M. Fitzgerald
16:15:00-05:00 17:00:00-05:00
2017-02-08

Case Study From Drawing Board-to-Market in Short Order

Date: 2017-02-08
Time: 16:30:00-05:00 - 17:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Bill Betten, Director of Business Development, Devicix
16:30:00-05:00 17:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Eliminating FDA Audit Headaches by Implementing On-Demand Product DHF and DMR Reporting Structures

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 08:30:00-05:00 - 09:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Matt Nevins, Chief Product Officer, PointPLM, Inc.
08:30:00-05:00 09:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

One Stop Shop: Emerging Systems Integration Solutions for IIoT Data-Connectivity - Sensor-Machine-Gateway-Cloud

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 09:00:00-05:00 - 09:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Steve Jennis, Senior Vice President - Head of Global Marketing, ADLINK and PrismTech
09:00:00-05:00 09:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Global Product Lifecycle Management Design within a Regulated Industry

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 09:30:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Greg Moore, Partner, Solutions Delivery, PointPLM, Inc.
09:30:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Legacy vs. New Equipment: Recognizing the Right Time to Say "Out with the Old, In with the New"

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 09:30:00-05:00 - 10:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Steve Mustard, Cybersecurity Chair, Automation Federation
09:30:00-05:00 10:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Disrupting the User Interface

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Tor Alden, Principal/CEO, HS-Design, Inc.
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Panel: FDA Regulatory Issues: What Engineers Need to Know

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 09:50:00-05:00 - 10:30:00-05:00


Moderator - Allison Komiyama, Consultant, AcKnowledge Regulatory Strategies, LLC
09:50:00-05:00 10:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Secrets of Disruptive Innovation

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 10:45:00-05:00 - 11:15:00-05:00


Speaker - Santosh Kookal, Global Head of Product Management for Clinical Informatics, Beckman Coulter (a Danaher Company)
10:45:00-05:00 11:15:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Merging Product Data: What's Next After the Acquisition Closes

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 10:45:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Chris Pearson, Chief Technology Officer, PointPLM, Inc.
10:45:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Process Verification & Validation Planning: Are You in Compliance?

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 10:45:00-05:00 - 11:15:00-05:00


Speaker - Jerzy Wojcik, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, EdgeOne Medical
10:45:00-05:00 11:15:00-05:00
2017-02-09

How to Make Design Part of Your Product Development DNA

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 11:15:00-05:00 - 11:45:00-05:00


Speaker - Tom KraMer, Founder and President, Kabloee Design
11:15:00-05:00 11:45:00-05:00
2017-02-09

The TranS1 Experience: Developing Design Processes That Incorporate Clinician Input

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Jeffrey Schell, President, TranS1
- Trans1_Schell.pdf (280KB)  
13:30:00-05:00 14:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Transitioning to the New Standard: Are You Struggling with ISO 13485?

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Marcelo Trevino, Senior Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Nihon Kohden America
13:30:00-05:00 14:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Co-Presentation: Achieving End to End Security in an Industry Lacking Interoperability

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 13:30:00-05:00 - 14:05:00-05:00


Speaker - Brandon Ellis, President, elliTek, Inc.
13:30:00-05:00 14:05:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Strategies for Conducting a Robust Gap Assessment for ISO 13485

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 14:00:00-05:00 - 14:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Marcelo Trevino, Senior Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Nihon Kohden America
14:00:00-05:00 14:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Intelligence Maintenance: Mapping the IIoT Process

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 14:05:00-05:00 - 14:40:00-05:00


Speaker - Dan Yarmoluk, IoT and Data Science Business Development, ATEK Access Technologies
14:05:00-05:00 14:40:00-05:00
2017-02-09

ISO 9001 and ISO 13485: New Risk Management Requirements Present Challenges

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Thomas Bowles, Director of Quality Assurance, Futek Advanced Sensor Technology, Inc.
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Case Study: How One Company Overcame Market Adoption Challenges

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 14:30:00-05:00 - 15:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Charlie Dean, Vice President, R&D and Corporate Development, Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
14:30:00-05:00 15:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Panel Discussion: Tips for Attracting and Maintaining a Multi-Generational Workforce and Overcoming the Skills Gap

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 14:40:00-05:00 - 15:30:00-05:00


Speaker - Dan Yarmoluk, IoT and Data Science Business Development, ATEK Access Technologies
14:40:00-05:00 15:30:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Postmarket Surveillance: What's Behind the Medtech Recall Epidemic?

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 15:15:00-05:00 - 16:00:00-05:00


Panelist - Darin Oppenheimer, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Merck
15:15:00-05:00 16:00:00-05:00
2017-02-09

Making the Industrial IoT a Reality

Date: 2017-02-09
Time: 15:30:00-05:00 - 16:00:00-05:00


Speaker - Tom Craven, Vice President of Product Strategy, RRAMAC Connected Systems
15:30:00-05:00 16:00:00-05:00