Keynote Speakers

 

Bernasconi

Serge Bernasconi

The new requirements to fully leverage the full value of the Medical Device industry for patients, Health Care Professionals and Health Care Systems

Chief Executive Officer
MedTech Europe, Eucomed, EDMA
Brussels, Belgium

11:30 – 12:30
Thursday, 26 August 2015
Silver Room

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McCulloch

Andrew D. McCulloch

Multi-Scale Image-Based Modeling of the Failing Heart: From Cell to Patient

Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine
Jacobs School Distinguished Scholar
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0412

11:30 -12:30
Friday, 28 August 2015
Silver Room

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Frackowiak

Richard Frackowiak

Human Brain Project – the challenge for medicine

Director, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Head of Service of Neurology
CHUV University Hospital
and Ecole Politechnique Federale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

13:45 – 14:30
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Silver Room

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Vogel

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Viola Vogel

Mechanical Aspects in the Fight of Immune Cells with Bacterial Infections

Laboratory of Applied Mechanobiology
Department of Health Sciences and Technology ETH Zurich
Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 10 (Building HCI F443, Hönggerberg)
CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland

11:30 – 12:30
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Space 1 & 2

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Ugurbil

Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D.

The Challenge of Understanding Human Brain Function: The Role of imaging in the BRAIN Project

Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR)
McKnight Presidential Chair Professor
Depts. of Radiology, Neurosciences and Medicine
University of Minnesota

14:30 – 15:15
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Silver Room

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Cobelli

Claudio Cobelli

Artificial Pancreas: Models, Signals and Control

Department of Information Engineering,
University of Padova, Italy

11:30 – 12:30
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Brown 3

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Dario

Paolo Dario

Bionics Engineering: Achievements and Challenges

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna,
Pisa, Italy

11:30 – 12:30
Saturday, 29 August 2015
Space 1 & 2

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Laurenza

Domenico Laurenza

Machines and microcosms. Leonardo on the human body

bgC3, Kirkland-Seattle, USA
Museo Galileo, Firenze, Italy

18:15 – 19:00
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Silver Room

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Worthey

Elisabeth Worthey, PhD

Transformation of Big Data into Clinically Actionable Knowledge: Supporting the Personalized Medicine revolution

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics,
Director of Genomic Informatics, Human and Molecular Genetics Center,
Medical College of Wisconsin

11:30 – 12:30
Saturday, 29 August 2015
Silver Room

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Jensen

Peter Wintlev-Jensen

EU strategy on ICT for Ageing well

Deputy Head of Unit, Digital Social Platforms, DG CONNECT
European Commission
Brussels, Belgium

11:30 – 12:30
Friday, 28 August 2015
Space 1 & 2

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