Agenda

Medical MEMS and Sensors 2017
4th Annual Conference and Exhibition
November 8-9, 2017
Santa Clara, California

Wednesday, November 8

Registration and Breakfast 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
MEMS Journal
08:00 AM – 08:30 AM
Rebuilding the senses: current and future developments in neuroprosthetics
Alexis Karandrea, PhD
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx
08:30 AM – 09:15 AM
Microfabricated intradermal biosensors: recent trends, developments, and applications
Joshua Windmiller, PhD
CTO
Biolinq
09:15 AM – 09:50 AM
Gold Sponsor Introduction – Micralyne 09:50 AM – 10:00 AM
Mid-Morning Break 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM
Next-generation cochlear implants: recent developments and emerging trends
Hongsoo Choi, PhD
Associate Professor
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
10:40 AM – 11:15 AM
Design challenges and strategies for ingestible sensors
Andrew Kelly
IC/Systems Architect
Cactus Semiconductor
11:15 AM – 11:50 AM
Lunch Sponsor Introduction – BSAC 11:50 AM – 12:00 PM
Networking Lunch 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM
Physiological analytics for preventative health care and consumer wearables
Ilkka Korhonen, PhD
VP Technologies
Firstbeat Technologies
01:30 PM – 02:05 PM
Hybrid plastic-based MEMS devices for biomedical applications
Dorian Liepmann, PhD
Professor
University of California, Berkeley
02:05 PM – 02:40 PM
Program Sponsor Introduction – Analog Devices 02:40 PM – 02:50 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 02:50 PM – 03:30 PM
Technology Showcase

Sanjay Shinde
Sr. Manager
Canon USA


Jason Alexander
Business Development Manager
IMRA


Ian Campbell
CMO
PZFlex


Julia Brueckner
Application Scientist
Quantum Analytics


Carlos Stahr
Regional Sales Manager
Silex Microsystems

03:30 PM – 04:45 PM
Concluding Remarks 04:45 PM – 05:00 PM
Reception 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Thursday, November 9

Registration and Breakfast 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
MEMS Journal
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM
MEMS and sensor grants at NIH: a how-to guide
Michael Wolfson, PhD
Program Director
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
08:15 AM – 08:50 AM
Micro and nanoelectrode arrays and their role in advancing human health
Swaminathan Rajaraman, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida
08:50 AM – 09:35 AM
Silver Sponsor Introduction – ULVAC 09:35 AM – 09:45 AM
Mid-Morning Break 09:45 AM – 10:25 AM
Powering medical sensors and devices: comparative review of available energy sources
Gary Johnson
Director of Sales
Ilika
10:25 AM – 11:00 AM
Power management strategies for medical implants
Bill Von Novak
Principal Engineer/Manager
Qualcomm Technologies
11:00 AM – 11:35 AM
Breaks Sponsor Introduction – Cactus Semiconductor 11:35 AM – 11:45 AM
Networking Lunch 11:45 AM – 01:15 PM
Ultra-low power implantable inertial MEMS sensors
Mark da Silva, PhD
Engineering Manager, High Performance Sensors
Analog Devices
01:15 PM – 01:50 PM
Isolation of circulating tumor cells for next generation cancer diagnostics
Viktor Shkolnikov, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
HP Labs
01:50 PM – 02:25 PM
Development of a sensor-enabled wearable medical device for orthotics and prosthetics
Ellen Su
CEO and Co-founder
Wellinks
02:25 PM – 03:00 PM
Internet Sponsor Introduction – MicroConnex 03:00 PM – 03:10 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 03:10 PM – 03:50 PM
Startup Showcase

Andrew Chang
CTO
Lumo BodyTech


Mark Webb
Senior Nanofab Process Engineer
Mekonos


Ben Bazor
Director of R&D
TacSense


Ray Lin
Electrical Engineer
VenoSense


Sameh Sarhan
CEO
Xtrava

03:50 PM – 05:30 PM
Concluding Remarks 05:30 PM – 05:40 PM

Agenda and panels are subject to change.