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Emerging Medical Technology Symposium

a Special Event @ InnoTech

11:00am – 6:00pm
April 13, 2017

Registration for the annual Emerging Medical Technology Symposium is $55.00 and includes lunch, EMT presentations, evening reception, and access to InnoTech (on April 12 AND 13, 2017).


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Emerging Medical Technology Symposium Agenda –
Ecosystems:  Building the Future of Medical Innovation

Time Presentation
11:00am – 11:30am 
Registration and networking
11:30am – 1:00pm
Luncheon and Keynote Presentation: Big Data and AI:  Transforming Research and Care

Lynda Chin, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Healthcare Transformation
Chief Innovation Officer for Health Affairs
Director, Institute for Health Transformation
The University of Texas System
1:15pm – 2:15pm
Session One
Talent:  From Retaining to Recruiting Medical Pioneers

Lauren Cornell
Co-Founder/CEO, NovoThelium
Teresa Evans, PhD
Partner, RealCo Accelerator, Dir. of Career Development, Lecturer II, UT Health San Antonio 
Christine Burke, PhD
Director, Commercialization and Technology Transfer, UTSA
Ahsan Choudary
Research Associate, Texas Biomedical Research Institute


2:25pm – 3:25pm

Session Two
Partnerships to Pipelines:  Making Progress a Reality  

Ramon Coronado, PhD
Director, Lester Smith Medical Research Institute 
Travis Block,PhD
Senior Scientist, StemBioSys, Inc.
Mary Pat Moyer, PhD
Founder, CEO and Chief Science Officer, INCELL 
Gabriele G. Niederauer, PhD,
CEO and President,
Bluegrass Vascular


3:30pm – 4:00pm
Afternoon Refreshment Break – Exhibitor Showcase
-Service Providers
-Networking Fair
-Exhibitor Tables/Information
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Session Three
How Technology is Transforming Healthcare:  Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Wilmink
CEO & Founder, WiseWear
Jonathan Larson MD, MBA
Founder and CEO,MedSpoke Inc.
Lance M. Black, MD, MBID
Medical Device Innovation Lead, TMC Innovation Institute
Guillermo Vela
CEO, Nebulab


Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Reception / Networking
Thank you to the 2017 Emerging Medical Technology Symposium Committee
COMMITTEE CHAIR: GV_Nebulab_80Guillermo Vela
Cynthia-Grimes_80Cynthia Day Grimes
Strasburger & Price, LLP
corey_80Corey Levenson, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
ViroXis Corporation
Tracy-Embrey_80Tracy Embrey
Accounting Manager
Wave Healthcare
Gabi_Neiderauer_80Gabriele G. Niederauer, PhD,
CEO and President,
Bluegrass Vascular
Joe_Skraba_80Joe Skraba
President and CEO
ENTvantage Dx, Inc.
Gebhard-pic_80John Gebhard, PhD
Assistant Vice President,
Office of Technology Commercialization,
UT Health San Antonio