**Subject to change prior to show date
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM EST (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM PST)
Medical Equipment Design Open
- Visit the many booths in the Exhibit Hall, chat with booth representatives, learn about new products, and more.
- Visit the Networking Lounge and interact with other event attendees.
- Visit the Resource Center and download all materials of interest.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM PST)
Continuing advancements in diagnostic imaging technology, as well as new materials and fabrication processes, are enabling "more personalized" medical equipment design. Learn More
Jim Brennan, Medical Equipment Design News Anchor, GlobalSpec
Two-shot silicone-thermoplastic molding is a new technology for the development of medical device components. The innovative process molds both a silicone and thermoplastic part in one press, in one process. This presentation explains how the technology works, and describes why it represents a cost-saving solution for medical device manufacturers. Learn More
Chuck Klann, Engineering Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST)
Functional or molecular imaging is used to observe and quantify processes in the living body at the molecular level. These processes include metabolism, cell division, and nerve activity. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) are commonly used functional imaging systems. This presentation will describe the technologies behind today's imaging systems, and the challenges to building next-generation equipment. Learn More
Floris Jansen, Chief Scientist, Imaging Systems, GE Global Research
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PST)
Healthcare consumerism is on the rise. Increasingly, patients are demanding how they want to be treated and what products they'll be treated with. When it comes to making these choices, they are taking their cues from the everyday consumer products that surround them. Learn more about this growing trend and how it is impacting medical device design. Learn More
Bill Evans, Principal and Founder, Bridge Design
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST (1:30 PM - 4:30 PM PST)
- Interact with Attendees and Exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge.
- Presentations available On-Demand.