Conference Plenary Speaker
Wednesday August 17 09:45 – 10:45 Location: Ballroom of Americas

Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D. Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Presentation title: Human Genomics, Precision Medicine, and Advancing Human Health

Conference Plenary Symposium
Wednesday August 17 14:00 – 15:25 Location: Ballroom of Americas

BRAIN Initative

Walter Korshetz, M.D. Director National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Dr. Koroshetz unexpectedly cannot attend the meeting. Instead Dr. Sarah H. Lisanby will give the talk.
Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Director of Translational Research, NIMH, and Lead NIH BRAIN Initiative team on Large Scale Recording and Modulation of the Central Nervous System
Presentation title: The State of BRAIN Initiative

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D. DH Chen Professor of Bioengineering and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Howard Hughes Investigator, Stanford University
Presentation title: Optogenetics and CLARITY

Bin He, Ph.D. Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Medtronic-Bakken Chair, Director of the Institute for Engineering in Medicine and of the Center for Neuroengineering, University of Minnesota
Presentation title: Electrophysiological Neuroimaging and Brain-Computer Interfaces

Keynote Speakers

Timothy Buchman, M.D., Ph.D. Emory University School of Medicine
Presentation title: Building a Triborough Bridge for Critical Care Medicine: Connecting Patients, Data and Real-Time Analytics
Thu Aug 18, 2016. 09:45-10:45 Location:  Grand Republic Ballroom

Guang-Zhong Yang, PhD, FREng Director and co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, UK
Presentation title: Precision Surgery – from Imaging, Molecular Oncology to Robotics
Thu Aug 18, 2016.  09:45-10:45 Location:  Ballroom of Americas

Merryn Tawhai, Ph.D. Professor of Bioengineering,  University of Auckland, NZ
Presentation title: Patient-specific model-based assessment of lung function in the clinical setting
Thu Aug 18, 2016.  14:00-15:00 Location:  Sorcerer’s Apprentice Ballroom

Wendy Nilsen, Ph.D. Program Director, Smart and Connected Health Division of Information and Intelligent Systems Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering National Science Foundation
Presentation title:  Creating a Smart and Connected Health System
Fri Aug 19, 2016.  09:45 -10:45 Location:  Ballroom of Americas

Lihong Wang, Ph.D. Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professorship of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis
Presentation title: Redefining the Spatiotemporal Limits of Optical Imaging: Photoacoustic Tomography, Wavefront Engineering, and Compressed Ultrafast Photography
Fri Aug 19 09:45 -10:45 Location:  Grand Republic

Danielle Bassett, Ph.D. Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Presentation title:  Network Neuroscience
Fri Aug 19, 2016.  14:00 -15:00 Location:  Sorcerer’s Apprentice Ballroom

Kenneth M. Ford, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC)
Presentation title:  On Computational Wings
Fri Aug 19, 2016.  14:00 -15:00 Location:  Grand Republic B, C & D

Ram Fish, MBA
Presentation title: To the journey ahead: From the Lab to the Market: Real life stories, lessons and reflections
Sat Aug 20, 2016. 09:45 -10:45 Location:  Ballroom of Americas


BRAIN Initiative (Plenary) (Wed Aug 17 – 13:30-15:00)

The Quantified Self: Visions for the next decade of persistent physiological monitoring (Thu Aug 18 – 13:30-15:00)

Biomedical and Health Informatics Summit (Thu Aug 18 – 13:30-15:00)

Point-of-Care Technologies for precision medicine (Fri Aug 19 – 13:30-15:00)