a Special Event @ InnoTech
11:30am – 6:30pm
April 11, 2017
2016 details below. Check back soon for 2017 information
Check out the podcast with more information on the event: http://budurl.me/SATechRadioGabiN
Registration for the 8th Annual Emerging Medical Technology Symposium is $55.00 and includes lunch, EMT presentations, evening reception, and access to InnoTech (on May 11, 2016).
Apply here to participate in the Rapid Fire Pitch Competition
Emerging Medical Technology Symposium Agenda -
11:00am – 11:30am
Registration and networking
11:30am – 1:00pm
Luncheon and Keynote Presentation: How to Design for Human Users
|Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH, Professor of English, Rice University|
This talk will explain the role that human habits and cultural practices play in the success or failure of emerging medical technologies. By looking at how the context of use shapes human interactions with new technologies, Dr. Ostherr will show why user-centered design practices are becoming vital forms of engagement for healthcare startups.
1:15pm – 2:00pm
Session One: Best MedTech Financing Options For You
|Charles Plauche, Principal, S3 Ventures|
|David M. Haselwood, MBA, MPH, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Prytime Medical Devices, Inc.|
|Lisa M. Kurek, Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC|
|George Karutz, Managing Director, Pasadera Capital (MODERATOR)|
This panel of experts will discuss various finance options and what is working now and in the near future. This is not your grandmother’s finance world anymore. We will explore non-dilutive funding sources, proven finance alternatives and the VC perspective.
2:15pm – 3:00pm
Session Two: Building Value From Various Perspectives – Strategy, Product Adoption & Sales Growth & IP Protection
|Keith M Peeples, President/CEO, BioMedical Enterprises
|Maria Zannes, President and Chief Executive Officer, bioAffinity Technologies, Inc.|
|Pratap Khanwilkar, Ph.D, Vice-President, Product Development, InCube Labs|
|John Gebhard, PhD, Senior Executive Director, Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio (MODERATOR)|
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Afternoon Refreshment Break – Exhibitor Showcase
3:30pm – 4:15pm
Session Three: Trending Topics
Moderated by Cynthia Day Grimes, Partner, Strasburger & Price, LLP and Tracy Embrey, Accounting Manager, Wave Healthcare
Commercialization Strategies: US or Europe First?
Shannon Scott, MS, RAC, RA/QA Consultant
Hiring Do’s and Don’ts: Tools for Building Your Ideal Team
Adam Boland, Senior Counsel, Strasburger & Price, LLP
Data Security and the Medical Environment
Chris Gerritz,CEO + CO-FOUNDER, Infocyte
Internet of Things and the Medical Community
David Raine, Owner, 5 Minute, Inc.
Start-up Sales and Marketing - Best Strategies
Lisa Owens, Partner, Regnier Valdez
4:25pm – 5:15pm
Session Four – Apply here to participate in the Rapid Fire Pitch Competition
|Rapid Fire Company Pitch Competition for $1000 award|
Nupak Medical, Ltd.Provenir
Temple Health and Bioscience District
5:15pm – 5:30pm
Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks
|Gabriele G. Niederauer,PhD, CEO and President, Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc.
Chair of Organizing Committee
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Reception / Networking
Thank you to the Emerging Medical Technology Advisory Board for lending their time & expertise to the event:
Gabriele G. Niederauer,PhD, CEO and President, Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc.
Chair of Organizing Committee
|Cynthia Day Grimes
Strasburger & Price, LLP
|Corey Levenson, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Chief Executive Officer
President and CEO
ENTvantage Dx, Inc.
PhD, Senior Executive Director
Office of Technology Commercialization
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio