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New England, home to some of the nation's top universities, leads the nation in cutting-edge manufacturing and design innovations. From world-renowned medical centers to growing manufacturing hubs, the region is at the forefront of industry, where customization and wireless communication are changing everything. Attend innovative educational sessions covering the latest updates in these areas:

Wireless Medical Devices Conference – Hear from leading experts from Philips, Siemens, Stryker, Intel and more on the future of power, overcoming interoperability challenges and the future of big data and cloud storage. This conference must be booked for the full day only, not individual sessions.

Medical Device Design  Attend this 75 minute session on disruptive technologies and designing for simplicity. You may register for this content by the session or by the day.

3D Printing – Attend either a 90-minute session on the 3D printing for medtech on the first day of the event, or the all-day program on day 2, which covers 3D printing innovations for all industries. You may register for this content by the session or by the day.

Quality – ASQ (American Society for Quality) will lead a full day of Quality Workshops, bookable by full day only.

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Here are just a few of the exciting speakers who will be presenting:

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Plus...

  • Ruth Cheng, Ph.D., Director of Innovation, SMITH & NEPHEW
  • Prabhakar Tamirisa, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist, MEDTRONIC ENERGY & COMPONENT CENTER
  • Michael C. McNeil, Global Products Security and Services Officer, PHILIPS HEALTHCARE

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Pricing

Our education program allows attendees to set their own pace and maximize their time between conference sessions and the expo hall experience. See below for the pricing of individual sessions, the 1 Day All-Access Pass, and the VIP 2 Day All Access Pass. All-Access passes are highly recommended, because they offer the flexibility to mix and match sessions!

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May 6, 2015

10:00 am - 11:45 am

  • Key Elements for Creating an Innovative Environment   more details ▾

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    All Industry

    Wednesday, May 6

    10:00 am -11:45 am
    Key Elements for Creating an Innovative Environment
    Creating an innovative environment requires a strategy, commitment, and a little bit of pain. Three key elements for fostering innovation include a relentless commitment to quality and continuous improvement, a collaborative culture that empowers engagement and supporting tools that capture ideas and enable experimentation. Attendees will learn how FMC Technologies has harnessed these elements and overcome barriers to evolve into an award-winning innovative company.

    Tamara Viles, Knowledge Management Specialist, FMC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Kim Glover, Manager of Knowledge Management,FMC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

    About Kim Glover

    Kim has 25+ years' experience in communications, marketing, project management and knowledge management, and is the Manager of Knowledge Management for FMC Technologies, a winner of the 2013 Americas Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) award. Previously, she spearheaded the Knowledge Management Office for Aspen Technology, Inc., which was earned the "The Most Valuable Intranet of 2012" from the Worldwide Intranet Challenge benchmarking survey. A frequent speaker at knowledge management and quality conferences, Kim has led various global initiatives that enable continuous improvement and is skilled in the deployment of knowledge management and communications processes and tools to achieve business benefit.

    Bookable by full day only.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Innovations in 3D Printing for Medical Devices: New Materials, Prototyping to Manufacturing, and Advances in Bioprinting   more details ▾

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    Medical

    Wednesday, May 6

    Chair: Andreas Pfahnl, ScD, Chief Technology Officer, DEVICIX

    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    The next steps in how 3D printing is transforming medical device manufacturing

    • Exploring how 3D printing will change the medical design and manufacturing industry over the next 5 years
    • Discussing the major obstacles for the medical device industry when integrating 3D printing into the development and manufacturing life cycles
    • Evaluating the potential to streamline and accelerate your concept to market time line
    • Uncovering how 3D printing will impact your manufacturing bottom line

    Severine Zygmont, President, OPM BIOMEDICAL
    Nadav Sella, Senior Manager of Manufacturing Tools, STRATASYS
    Stuart Williams, Ph.D., Director, Bioficial Organs Program, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

    1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
    Development of an advanced 3D printed scaffold for skeletal reconstruction

    • OPM manufactures FDA cleared PEKK implants using a 3D printing technique
    • 3D printed PEKK suitable for load bearing applications (VBR)
    • Ability to manufacture implantable devices with complex geometries is driving innovation for the next generation of devices

    Severine Zygmont, President, OPM Biomedical

    1:50 pm - 2:10 pm
    Accelerating Medical Device Development through 3D Printed Injection Molding

    • Introduction to 3DP IM-when and how to successfully inject parts into 3D printed tools
    • Discussing the possible cost benefits and time reduction in product development cycles
    • Exploring real-life 3D printing injection molding case studies that have increased prototype efficiency

    Nadav Sella, Senior Manager of Manufacturing Tools, STRATASYS

    2:10 pm - 2:30 pm
    The realities and myths of building 3D printed body parts

    • Latest in organ printing technologies and applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
    • Uncovering the limitations and challenges of this technology
    • Detailing breakthroughs in printing human stem cells
    • Practicalities of taking a quantum leap into the commercial arena

    Stuart Williams, Ph.D., Director, Bioficial Organs Program, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

    About Nadav Sella

    Mr. Nadav Sella has over six years of experience in the additive manufacturing industry as an application Eng. and sales manager. His functional experience includes: marketing, business development, strategic development, pre-sales and sales and new business growth. Mr. Sella is responsible for global vertical solutions sales in several areas and specifically for the use of printed tools for injection molding.

    His employment history is as follows:

    Stratasys Ltd., (former Objet Geometries Ltd.), Rehovot, Israel and Minneapolis, USA. 2008 to present. Corporate Application Eng., Pre- Sales & Applications Manager Emerging Markets, Pre- Sales & Applications Manager LATAM and currently Senior Manger Manufacturing Tools at the Vertical Solutions Business Unit (VBU). Responsible for global sales of Stratasys Manufacturing Tools.

    Applied Materials, Rehovot, Israel and Santa Clara, CA, USA 2003 to 2008. Project Manager, managed Beta sites for CD SEM metrology systems at Applied materials customers sites in Europe, APJ and USA.

    Smilax Ltd., Tel- Aviv, Israel and Paris, France 2001 to 2003. Founder. Import & Export of household supplies.

    Education:

    • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    • MBA from Bar-Ilan University, Israel

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    You may register for this content by the session or by the day.

  • ISO 9001:2015- An Overview of the Changes – Part 1   more details ▾

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    All Industry

    Wednesday, May 6

    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    ISO 9001:2015- An Overview of the Changes – Part 1
    This presentation summarizes the changes contained in the ISO 9001:2015 standard. This presentation outlines the specific requirements that have changed and the rational for each of these changes. The changes made are intended to help your ISO 9001:2015 management system achieve its business objectives as well as achieve customer satisfaction. Learn how the standard emphasizes business performance utilizing a value added approach.

    Mark Ames, President, AQS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

    About Mark Ames

    Mark has over 30 years of experience in Management Systems Development, Auditing and Implementation including Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety, Energy, and Risk Management. His background information listed below demonstrates years of commitment to the standards community, especially to the adoption and continued development of Management Systems.

    Mark is the founder and President of AQS Management Systems Inc., a consulting and training company that focuses on Performance Improvement.

    Mark holds a BS Degree in Industrial Technology and a MS Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering.

    Bookable by full day only.

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Disruptive Innovation in Medical Device Design: Designing for Simplicity   more details ▾

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    Medical

    Wednesday, May 6

    Chair: Andreas Pfahnl, ScD, Chief Technology Officer, DEVICIX

    2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
    Designing the next user-centric medical device and finding the balance between complexity and user capability

    • Discussing current examples of simple but disruptive designs and how to break the mold with a simpler consumer-friendly device
    • How device feature set and complexity decisions directly impact project complexity, timeline and cost, as well as safety, clinical efficacy and reliability
    • Leveraging the user's capabilities and expectations to navigate device design decisions across technology complexity levels, feature sets, and desired work flows 

    Craig Scherer, Senior Partner and Co-Founder, INSIGHT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
    Sean Corrigan, Director of Engineering, INSIGHT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovating in a changing marketplace: Designing with usability and reimbursement in mind

    • What do you need to include in your design process to accommodate diverse reimbursement requirements?
    • Discussing how to continue to design innovative products in a highly regulated environment
    • Usability point
    • Reviewing key questions to consider during the design or development process

    Ruth Cheng, Ph.D., Director of Innovation, SMITH & NEPHEW
    Robert Charles, Director, Program Manager, FARM DESIGN
    Amy Siegel, Founder, S2N HEALTH

    About Andreas Pfahnl, ScD

    Andreas Pfahnl, ScD is CTO at Devicix, which is an international contract medical device product development and commercialization company. His expertise is in business development, commercialization and regulatory strategies, and product architecture development across a broad range of clinical areas including cardiology, mHealth / telemedicine, and orthopedics. He teaches at the University of St. Thomas, and previously held management and engineering leadership positions at Amphenol and Teradyne, and was an adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts. He holds doctoral and master's degrees from MIT, and completed his bachelors at Rensselaer with studies at the ETH-Z.

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    You may register for this content by the session or by the day.

  • ISO 9001:2015 - An Overview of the Changes – Part 2   more details ▾

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    All Industry

    Wednesday, May 6

    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
    ISO 9001:2015 - An Overview of the Changes – Part 2
    This presentation summarizes the changes contained in the ISO 9001:2015 standard. This presentation outlines the specific requirements that have changed and the rational for each of these changes. The changes made are intended to help your ISO 9001:2015 management system achieve its business objectives as well as achieve customer satisfaction. Learn how the standard emphasizes business performance utilizing a value added approach.

    Mark Ames, President, AQS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

    About Mark Ames

    Mark has over 30 years of experience in Management Systems Development, Auditing and Implementation including Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety, Energy, and Risk Management. His background information listed below demonstrates years of commitment to the standards community, especially to the adoption and continued development of Management Systems.

    Mark is the founder and President of AQS Management Systems Inc., a consulting and training company that focuses on Performance Improvement.

    Mark holds a BS Degree in Industrial Technology and a MS Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering.

    Bookable by full day only.

May 7, 2015

10:00 am - 11:45 am

  • Innovations in 3D Printing Part 1: Latest Trends and Integration Realities   more details ▾

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    All Industry

    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Sean O’Reilly, Founder, 3D PRINTSMITH LLC

    10:00 am - 10:35
    Successfully using 3D Printing in manufacturing to shorten the product cycle
    Explore how this technology is currently being used to create prototypes and manufacture complex end use parts. Assessing how this technology can be employed as a tool for creative discovery as well as validation. This session will cover how companies are using 3D Printing to shorten the product cycle and create value.

    Todd Grimm, President, T.A. GRIMM & ASSOCIATES

    10:35 am - 11:00 am
    Latest trends in 3D Printing – Impacts of 3D on Design and Manufacturing

    • Calculating the  set up and running costs of 3D Printing manufacturing versus current technology used
    • Describing how this technology will impact the short term cost and material choice of your prototypes and end products
    • Examing the latest trends in 3D printing – how is being used most and how is this usage changing over the years?

    Anthony Vicari, Research Associate, LUX RESEARCH

    11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Panel Discussion: Tools enabling 3D Printing in rapid prototyping

    This panel discussion will cover key trends and opportunities in this growing phenomenon in additive manufacturing. It will uncover from several manufacturers’ firsthand viewpoint on how an organization can successfully integrate 3D printing into their design and manufacturing procedures.

    • The benefits of embracing 3D printing and additive manufacturing as part of a structured growth program
    • Explore how 3D Printing will change low  volume manufacturing processes
    • Discover how 3D laser scanners are enhancing the usability of 3D printers
    • Where do 3D Scanning and design tools need further development to make them more effective in 3D Printing?

    Diran Apelian, Alcoa-Howmet Prof. of Engineering, WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
    Gus Breiland, Customer Service Engineering Manager, PROTO LABS
    John Jaddou, Director Technology Scouting & Innovation, CABOT CORPORATION
    Anthony Vicari, Research Associate, LUX RESEARCH

    About Sean O’Reilly

    Sean O'Reilly has more than 20 years experience in research and development engineering for aerospace, and is now in his 5th year as Founder / President of 3D Printsmith LLC, a Boston area small business specializing in optical scanning, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, and reverse engineering services. His repeat clients include MIT, Harvard, Partners Healthcare, Boston Museums, many local sculptors, & product development companies across the U.S. He holds a B.Sc in Plastics Engineering from Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland.

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  • Wireless Medical Devices Part 1: Product Development Opportunities in a Highly Regulated Environment   more details ▾

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    Medical

    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Byron Mattingly, Ph.D., MPH, MBA, Chair-Elect, ASQ SOFTWARE DIVISION

    10:00 am - 10:30 am
    State of the Industry panel: Balancing standards, risk and hospital requirements

    • Discussing industry and government approaches to harmonizing regulatory, infrastructure and risk challenges while understanding global harmonized protocols for wireless devices
    • Exploring resources available to medical device manufacturers for wireless product development
    • What questions do hospitals ask when allowing a new wireless medical device into their environment

    Michelle Jump, RAC, M.S., Principal Regulatory Affairs Specialist, STRYKER CONNECTED CARE
    Russell Johnson, EE, Regulatory Affairs Manager, HEARTWARE, INC.
    Rick Hampton, Wireless Communications Manager, PARTNERS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC.

    10:35 am - 11:10 am
    Business paradigms for bringing wireless devices to market (Workshop style format)

    • Balancing medical vs. technological protocols for device design
    • Exploring the technology road map ahead for innovation in wireless products
    • Discussing device applications and use cases and how risk assessment is key to the product development cycle and pre-market clearance
    • What do you need to include in your design process to accommodate connectivity with hospital EMR systems?
    • Reviewing key questions to consider during the design or development process

    Nias Puthenveettil, Director of the Chief Technology Office, CERNER HEALTH SERVICES (formerly Siemens Healthcare)

    11:10 am - 11:30 am
    The future of implanted medical device battery and power systems: Trends impacting device features

    • Reviewing new advances in batteries and energy harvesting technologies that will affect device form and function
    • Design and selection criteria for batteries for implanted medical devices
    • Examples of modeling approaches for predicting long term performance of medical device batteries

    Prabhakar Tamirisa, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist, Battery Research & Technology Group, MEDTRONIC ENERGY AND COMPONENT CENTER

    11:30 am - 11:45 am
    Ask the Experts Q&A Session

    About Michelle Jump, RAC, M.S.

    Michelle Jump has worked in various aspects of regulated industry for the over 15 years. She holds a Master of Science in Regulatory Science from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science in Biotechnology from California State University. She is also RAC certified. She has previous experience in both Research & Development and Quality within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. Her current role is in Regulatory Affairs for medical devices at Stryker Corporation, specializing in software and connected devices. She participates in standard development work, including such topics as interoperability, software, wireless, cybersecurity, and software quality. Ms. Jump is also the primary U.S. representative on the IMDRF Software as a Medical Device working group. At Stryker, she chairs corporate working groups in both interoperability and software, as well as consults with teams in regulatory strategy for software and emerging technology. Most recently, she has been involved in the area of cybersecurity in medical devices, serving as group leader for the workshop to develop a Building Code for Medical Device System Security as well as leading corporate efforts for developing security strategies for product lifecycle maintenance.

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    This conference must be booked for the full day only, not individual sessions.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Innovations in 3D Printing Part 2: Supply Chains and Lockheed Martin’s View on the Factory of the Future   more details ▾

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    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Sean O’Reilly, Founder, 3D PRINTSMITH LLC

    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
    The impact of 3D printing on supply chains

    • Evaluate elements of direct cost comparisons between 3D Printing of end use objects and more traditional manufacturing methods
    • Examine some of the "intangible" elements of the business case for both 3D printing and more traditional manufacturing methods
    • Consider current research related to production costs for both businesses and consumers

    Jim Joyce, Specialist Leader- Supply Chain Practice, DELOITTE CONSULTING

    1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
    Additive manufacturing capabilities: Costs and benefits of internal vs outsourcing

    • Discussing how to fit additive manufacturing technologies into your design process
    • Understand the pros and cons of internal additive manufacturing capabilities
    • Explore different options for outsourced additive manufacturing

    Mark Sivak, Academic Specialist-Interdisciplinary Experience Design, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

    2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
    Large Additive Manufacturing transitioning to the Factory of the Future

    Slade Gardner, Lockheed Martin Fellow- Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, LOCKHEED MARTIN SPACE SYSTEMS COMPANY

    About Slade Gardner

    Dr. Slade Gardner is a technology and strategy leader for implementation of Advanced Manufacturing and Materials at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (SSC) leading the maturation and acceptance of Additive Manufacturing. His Additive Manufacturing portfolio includes large metal demonstrations, custom alloy formulations, large polymer and composite demonstrations, novel polymer composite materials and equipment development for additive clusters. Dr. Gardner is the inventor of large scale Point Wise Composition Control. He is currently focusing technical leadership and strategic planning for Lockheed Martin SSC’s Advanced Manufacturing ‘Factory of the Future’. In addition to additive manufacturing his molded thermoplastics portfolio is best known as the “APEX” family of nanocomposite thermoplastics for which he created the development strategy, staffed and lead the team for material formulation and implementations. Prior to working at Lockheed Martin SSC, Slade worked for more than a decade at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in the Skunk Works division. Slade’s additional experience includes composite manufacturing, tooling development, processing science and fabrication methods. His published research includes structure-process-property relationships of tailored interphase composites for performance and durability improvements. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College, Easton PA and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA where he worked under a fellowship from the National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for High Performance Polymers and Composites. Personal interests include traveling with his wife, all seasons of mountain sports and he is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.

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  • Wireless Medical Devices Part 2: Meeting Platform and Interoperability Requirements   more details ▾

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    Medical

    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Anura S. Fernando, Principal Engineer - Medical Software & Systems Interoperability, UL

    1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
    Hospital interoperability experts: Avoiding crosstalk in an increasingly complex setting

    • Discussing the complexity of the hospital and outpatient environment from a clinician’s perspective
    • Reviewing an example use case for interoperability demonstrating the challenges hospitals face when integrating wireless medical devices

    James C. Fackler, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE
    Julian Goldman, MD, Medical Director of Biomedical Engineering, Partners HealthCare System and Director, MGH MEDICAL DEVICE INTEROPERABILITY PROGRAM

    1:25 pm - 1:45 pm
    Surviving the wild west of wireless platform development in a highly regulated environment

    • Regulatory challenges and standards considerations when deploying a single wireless technology platform
    • Balancing risk and innovation when designing wireless products for a regulated environment
    • Implementing a strong risk management culture within your organizations to address both safety and security.

    Anura S. Fernando, Principal Engineer - Medical Software & Systems Interoperability, UL

    1:45 pm - 1:55 pm
    Toward Trusted Wireless Healthcare

    • Applying risk management to wireless healthcare infrastructure
    • Validating and refining best practices guidelines using healthcare pilots
    • Establishing a laboratory for testing and conformance assessments

    Ken Fuchs, Executive VP - Interoperability R&D, CENTER FOR MEDICAL INTEROPERABILITY

    1:55 pm - 2:15 pm
    Managing risk in the design of mobile wireless medical devices

    • Technical factors to consider when designing wireless devices for hospital environments
    • Exploring what hospitals want from wireless performance
    • Controlling risk by using best practices for getting a seat on your customers WiFi network

    Phil Raymond, Wireless Architect and Global Network Product manager - Connected Care Solutions, PHILIPS HEALTH CARE

    2:15-2:30
    Ask the Experts Q&A Session

    About Anura S. Fernando

    Anura holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, Biology/Chemistry, and Software Engineering with 17 years of UL experience in safety critical software & control systems certification including cross-industry research in automation, energy, medical, nanotechnology, etc. He has global responsibility for medical software certification at UL and is UL’s technical lead in developing the AAMI/UL 2800 standards for interoperable medical device safety. He has served on the Federal Advisory Committee FDA Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) WG, Medical Device Interoperability Coordinating Council, Medical Device Interoperability Safety WG, NIH QMDI Program Advisory Committee, and a number of interoperability-related committees with AAMI, IEC, and ISO. He is also an active member of a number of industry consortia and professional organizations working on medical device interoperability, including the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Wi Fi Alliance, the Health Information Management Systems Society, and the International Council on Systems Engineering.

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    This conference must be booked for the full day only, not individual sessions.

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Innovations in 3D Printing Part 3: Material Developments and Legalities   more details ▾

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    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Sean O’Reilly, Founder, 3D PRINTSMITH LLC

    2:45 pm - 3:20 pm
    Innovative materials; uses of metal in 3D Printing

    This talk will discuss 3D printing using metal and the implications surrounding this material that is not commonly used. Printing with metal has been possible for some time - but the price of this technology has limited its availability and use. This session will discuss the future of this material and how it can be integrated into your 3D printing system.

    • Exploring the cost benefits of metal tooling
    • Understanding direct metal deposition and the current use in advanced additive manufacturing technology
    • Analyzing the future of 3d Printing with the integrated use of metal and alloy

    Diran Apelian, Alcoa-Howmet Prof. of Engineering, WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

    3:20 pm - 4:00 pm
    Intellectual property concerns in 3D Printing

    • 3D printing is creating new questions around patent law. How will designers and manufacturers protect and share their designs?
    • Determining the challenges of managing property rights in this new age of manufacturing.
    • Exploring the war between open innovation and Intellectual Property in the 3D Printing space
    • Discovering  the IP rights impacted by 3D printing from copyright to trademarks and patents
    • Reverse engineering and legal issues

    David Leichtman, Partner, ROBINS KAPLAN LLP

    About Diran Apelian

    Diran Apelian is Alcoa-Howmet Professor of Engineering and Director of the Metal Processing Institute at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He received his B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering from Drexel University in 1968 and his doctorate in materials science and engineering from MIT in 1972. He worked at Bethlehem Steel’s Homer Research Laboratories before joining Drexel University’s faculty in 1976. At Drexel he held various positions, including professor, head of the Department of Materials Engineering, associate dean of the College of Engineering and vice-provost of the University. He joined WPI in July 1990 as the Institute’s Provost. In 1996 he returned to the faculty and leads the activities of the Metal Processing Institute.

    He is credited with pioneering work in various areas of metals processing - molten metal processing, aluminum alloy development, plasma deposition, spray casting/forming, and semi-solid processing of metals. During the last decade, he has worked on sustainable development issues, and particularly, resource recovery and recycling. Apelian is the recipient of many distinguished honors and awards – national and international; he has over 600 publications to his credit; and serves on several technical, corporate and editorial boards. During 2008/2009, he served as President of TMS. Apelian is a Fellow of TMS, ASM, and APMI; he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Armenian Academy of Sciences.

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  • Wireless Medical Devices Part 3: Big Data and Data Security   more details ▾

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    Medical

    Thursday, May 7

    Chair: Michael C. McNeil, Global Products Security and Services Officer, PHILIPS HEALTHCARE

    2:45 pm - 3:05 pm
    Cyber security: Flaws in medical device security protocols that compromise data

    • Understanding security and safety protocols and their affect on wireless infrastructures
    • Addressing device security through device safety features and interoperability advancements
    • What it takes to create a solid risk management approach for device security

    Michael C. McNeil, Global Products Security and Services Officer, PHILIPS HEALTHCARE

    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm
    Data, data, data: Overcoming cloud storage and server platform challenges

    • Reviewing how security is tied to a product’s risk management assessment and how to ensure your product’s data is secure
    • Exploring immediate solutions for sharing secure data across various integrated systems
    • Understanding industry and the FDA’s role in collaborating to solve existing infrastructure challenges within the HIPAA, HITECH and ONC framework.

    Ravi Kuppuraj, Co-Founder, INFOBIONIC

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Panel discussion: Big data gathering, sharing and ownership: The future of connected health

    • Exploring how the industry is using the growing mass of information in ways that help device manufacturers while safeguarding patients
    • Bringing mHealth, mobile app development, and the consumerization of healthcare into your planning cycle
    • Exploring how the marketplace will drive innovation and models for data sharing and ownership
    • As we begin to realize this opportunity, how will it impact the future of health data privacy and security?

    Moderator: Michael C. McNeil, Global Products Security and Services Officer, PHILIPS HEALTHCARE

    Ravi Kuppuraj, Co-Founder, INFOBIONIC
    Matthew Quinn, East Coast Managing Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences, INTEL CORPORATION
    Axel Wirth, Healthcare Solutions Architect, SYMANTEC CORPORATION

    About Michael C. McNeil

    Michael C. McNeil is the Global Product Security & Services Officer for Philips Healthcare, heading the global product security and data protection program for the company. Prior to this assignment, McNeil was the former Global Chief Privacy & Security Officer at Medtronic; Chief IT Security Officer at Liberty Mutual Group; Global Chief Privacy Officer at Pitney Bowes, and Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer of Data Services for Reynolds & Reynolds. During this tenure, he broke new ground in the privacy arena by linking privacy and security with data integration to drive business growth. He is also a member of the Visual Privacy Advisory Council (VPAC), Medical Device Privacy Consortium (MDPC), Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Services Consortium (MDISS) and a frequent speaker at privacy and security conferences around the world.

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    This conference must be booked for the full day only, not individual sessions.

 
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