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Medical Wearables 2021
6th Annual Conference and Exhibition
December 7-9, 2021

Tuesday, December 7

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Icebreaker Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM –10:40 AM
Bridging Medical Challenges and Wearables Adoption in the Transforming Healthcare Sector
Jerome Mouly
Team Lead Analyst
Yole Developpement
10:40 AM – 11:10 AM
Wearables for Diabetes Management: From Current CGM Solutions to Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring
James Hayward
Principal Technology Analyst
11:10 AM – 11:55 AM
Networking Lunch
11:55 AM – 12:45 PM
Wearable Neuromodulation Therapies for Treating Chronic Diseases
Renee Ryan
Cala Health
12:45 PM – 01:05 PM
Wearable and Implantable Devices for Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitoring
Brandon Searle
Director Rhythm Commercial Execution
Boston Scientific
01:05 PM – 01:30 PM
Evaluation of Polymer Dry Electrodes for Cardiac Long-Term Monitoring and Arrhythmias Detection
Christian Hofmann
Group Manager, Medical Sensors Systems
Fraunhofer IIS
01:30 PM – 01:45 PM
The Science of Skin and Remote Patient Wearable Devices
Audrey Sherman
Division Scientist
3M -- Gold Sponsor
01:45 PM – 02:00 PM
Enabling the Next Generation of Non-Invasive Digital Health Monitoring
Roozbeh Parsa
Sr. Vice President Commercial
Rockley Photonics -- Gold Sponsor
02:00 PM – 02:10 PM
Wearable Technologies for Extended Artificial Organs
Geert Langereis, PhD
Program Manager, Health Research
Imec -- Silver Sponsor
02:10 PM – 02:25 PM
Networking Break
02:25 PM – 03:10 PM
Smart Wearable Devices in Cardiovascular Care: Where We Are and How to Move Forward
Mohamed (Mo) Elshazly, MD
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cleveland Clinic, Heart and Vascular Institute
03:10 PM – 03:45 PM
Silicone Skin Contact Solutions for Smart Wearables
Eric Reynolds
Technical Sales and Development Manager
Dupont -- Gold Sponsor
03:45 PM – 03:55 PM
Millibatt Sponsor Talk Titles
Millibatt -- Bronze Sponsor
03:55 PM – 04:00 PM
Hitachi High-Tech America Sponsor Talk Title
Hitachi High-Tech America -- Bronze Sponsor
04:00 PM – 04:05 PM
CMC Microsystems Sponsor Talk Title
CMC Microsystems -- Bronze Sponsor
04:05 PM – 04:10 PM
Wearables for Behavioral Medicine: Emerging Technologies and Applications
Walter Greenleaf, PhD
Stanford University
04:10 PM – 04:30 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
04:30 PM – 04:40 PM

Wednesday, December 8

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM –10:15 AM
Panel Discussion -- Extending the Patient Journey: The Vital Role Wearables for Improving Healthcare Outcomes
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Networking Lunch
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Wearables Product Development: From Hospital Settings to Home Based Applications
Mark Wehde
Chair, Mayo Clinic Engineering
Mayo Clinic
12:45 PM – 01:15 PM
Wearable and Non-Wearable Solutions for Sleep Apnea
Rachel Chase
01:15 PM – 01:35 PM
Multimodal, Modular and Mobile Sensor System for Improved Patient Monitoring
Michael Scholles
Head of Project Hub MEOS
Fraunhofer IPMS -- R&D Partner
01:35 PM – 01:55 PM
Embracing the Era of Smart Wearables for Streaming Healthcare In Place
Janet Meiling Wang-Roveda
C2SHIP -- R&D Partner
01:55 PM – 02:00 PM
Wearable Companion Technologies for Neuromodulation Devices
Firat Yazicioglu
VP and Head of Translation and Engineering
Galvani Bioelectronics
02:00 PM – 02:15 PM
Networking Break
02:15 PM – 03:00 PM
Wearables for Screening and Management of Atrial Fibrillation
David Duncker, MD
Deputy Head of HHC
Hannover Medical School
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Optimal Outcomes with Innovative Remote Recovery and Musculoskeletal Monitoring
Colleen Gray
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
Medical Wearables Startups and Ecosystem in Korea
Sewon Jung
Manager, International Investment & Strategic Partnerships
KOTRA -- Gold Sponsor
03:45 PM – 03:55 PM
Fabrication Techniques for Medical Sensors and Micro-Devices
Collin Twanow
Director of Technology
Teledyne -- Silver Sponsor
03:55 PM – 04:10 PM
Powering the Discovery of New Science of Health
Shyamal Patel
Head of Science
Oura Health
04:10 PM – 04:25 PM
Funding Opportunities at BARDA for Digital Health Monitoring and Diagnostics
Dev Mittar
Health Scientist/Program Officer
04:25 PM – 04:45 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
04:45 PM – 04:55 PM

Thursday, December 9

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM –10:15 AM
Medical Wearables Investments and M&A Trends
Piergiulio (PJ) Lauriano
Alira Health
10:15 PM – 11:05 PM
Five Key Considerations for Cardio Wearables
Tony Das, MD
Medical Director
Connected Cardiovascular Care Associates
11:05 AM – 11:20 AM
MEMS-on-CMOS Process Technology for Wearable Devices and Components
Arjun Kumar Kantimahanti
Sr. Vice President of Technology Development
SilTerra -- Gold Sponsor
11:20 AM – 11:30 AM
Transforming Medical Wearable Devices into Connected Solutions
Itai Weissman
Vice President Product
BioT -- Silver Sponsor
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Fraunhofer R&D Partner Talk
Fraunhofer -- R&D Partner
11:50 AM – 12:10 PM
Networking Lunch
12:10 PM – 01:15 PM
Wearable Respiration Monitors for In-Patients
Juha Virtanen
Principal Engineer, Wearable Sensors
GE Healthcare
01:15 PM – 01:35 PM
AI-Powered Automated and Wearable Ultrasound Scanner for Accessible and Personalized Breast Health Monitoring
Maryam Ziaei
CEO and Founder
iSono Health
01:35 PM – 01:50 PM
AI-Enabled Multimode HMI Sensing for Next-Generation Wearables
Mo Maghsoudnia
Founder and CEO
01:50 PM – 02:05 PM
Direct Patterning of Multi-Material Atomic Layer Deposition for Fabrication of Wearable Devices
Maksym Plakhotnyuk
Atlant 3D Nanosystems -- Gold Sponsor
02:05 PM – 02:15 PM
Piezo-PZT Fabrication for Wearable Sensors and Actuators
Niklas Svedin
Vice President Engineering
Silex -- Silver Sponsor
02:15 PM – 02:20 PM
MEMS and Micro Devices Fabrication for Medical Wearables
Paul Bekkers
Business Development Manager
Philips Innovation Services -- Silver Sponsor
02:20 PM – 02:30 PM
Micro 3D Printing for Wearable Device Applications
John Kawola
Boston Micro Fabrication -- Bronze Sponsor
02:30 PM – 02:35 PM
Networking Break
02:35 PM – 03:20 PM
Face Mask Point-of-Care Detection of COVID-19
Peter Nguyen
Research Scientist
Wyss Institute
03:240 PM – 03:25 PM
Self-Charging, Highly Accurate Shoe Insoles for Medical Grade Applications
Robert Andosca, PhD
President and CEO
INVIZA Health -- Bronze Sponsor
03:45 PM – 03:50 PM
Increasing the Lifespan of Medical Wearables with Nanocoatings
Evan Vickers, PhD
Lead Material Scientist
NanoFlowX -- Bronze Sponsor
03:50 PM – 04:00 PM
Healthcare Applications for Consumer Wearables: User Experience and HMI Considerations
Lisa Cooper
Director, UX Strategies
Strategy Analytics
04:00 AM – 04:20 AM
Top Medical Wearables Companies to Watch
Paul Grand
MedTech Innovator
04:20 PM – 04:40 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
04:40 PM – 04:50 PM

Agenda and panels are subject to change.