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SELECTBIO Conferences Point-of-Care Diagnostics & Global Health World Congress

Point-of-Care Diagnostics & Global Health World Congress

Date: Monday, 28 September 2015 - Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Location: San Diego, California, USA

Keynote Speakers

David Wong

David Wong
Director, University of California Los Angeles

Gene Dantsker

Gene Dantsker
Director, Business Development, Qualcomm LIFE, Inc.

Bernhard Weigl

Bernhard Weigl
Principal Investigator, Flow Based Diagnostics, Intellectual Ventures/Global Good, University of Washington

Marc Madou

Marc Madou
Chancellor's Professor, University Of California Irvine

John McDevitt

John McDevitt
Chairperson, New York University College of Dentistry

Sergey Shevkoplyas

Sergey Shevkoplyas
Associate Professor, University Of Houston

Alan Wright

Alan Wright
Chief Medical Officer, Roche Diagnostics Corporation

Arben Merkoci

Arben Merkoci
ICREA Research Professor And Group Leader, Catalan Institute Of Nanoscience And Nanotechnology

Yolanda Cillo

Yolanda Cillo
Medical Director, Abbott Diagnostics


Bringing together the key opinion leaders from both academia and industry, this conference will discuss the expanding Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Global Health fields and provide the most up-to-date presentations from leaders in these fields and offer networking and engagement opportunities with delegates from around the world.

This conference will provide an overview of the point-of-care (POC) testing landscape, from novel technologies to regulatory approval.  Experts in these fields will share their views on point-of-care in the clinical setting. The aim of this meeting is to bring together life science researchers that work at the interface between biology and chemistry and technology development to discuss problems, highlight solutions and facilitating collaborations. Also, we frame the role of POC testing in the expanding Global Health field and highlight opportunities existing in many parts of the world.

This conference covers POC Detection, POC Diagnostics and POC-based Treatment Options as part of the Comprehensive Coverage of this Expanding Field. The POC testing field is expanding focused not only on infectious disease diagnostics (which represents approximately 80% of the marketplace) but also with cancer and cardiovascular disease focus. We address each of these segments in this conference.

Registered conference delegates have access to the additional co-located parallel conferences:

1. Lab-on-a-Chip, Microfluidics & Microarray World Congress
2. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), Single Cell Analysis (SCA) and Mass Spectrometry: The Road to Diagnostics

This provides conference delegates the ability to Mix-and-Match Tracks, Topics, and Presentations as well as Maximizing Networking Opportunities. The Exhibit Hall is Co-Located with the Conference Tracks in the Conference Center for Excellent Networking Opportunities and a Large Number of Leading-Edge Companies from Around the World will be Displaying their Technologies, Products and Services.  Excellent opportunity for business development, partnering, and sales venue for vendors in these fields. Exhibit Hall is Open all day on September 29 and 30, 2015.

Submit a Poster to Present your Research at this Conference. Poster Submission Deadline: September 22, 2015.

Agenda Topics

  • Emerging Technologies and Emerging Companies Showcase
  • POC in Cancer and Oncology Testing
  • POC in Cardiovascular Disease Testing
  • POC in Global Health -- A Worldwide Perspective
  • POC in Infectious Disease Testing
  • Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics for Infectious Disease Applications
  • The Impact of Microfluidics/Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies for Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics Applications
    • Low-Cost POC Devices for Deployment Worldwide
    • Paper-based Microfluidics
    • Sensors for Deployment in POC Settings
  • Using Microfluidics to Capture and Interrogate Various Analyte Classes for POC Testing
  • Worldwide Regulatory Trends and Hurdles in the Deployment of POC Testing for Global Health

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Jeff Fan, Exhibition Manager
+1 510-857-4865

Confirmed Speakers to date

Alexander Asanov, Chief Scientific Officer, TIRF Labs, Inc.
Rashid Bashir, Professor And Head, University Of Illinois
Haim Bau, Professor, University Of Pennsylvania
Holger Becker, Chief Scientific Officer, Microfluidic ChipShop GmbH
James Boiani, Partner, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University
Jane Brock, Assistant Professor, Brigham And Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Lingjun Chen, Vice President, Roche Molecular Systems Inc
Utkan Demirci, Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
Paul Drain, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Claude Dufresne, President, SCIENION US INC
Jason Heikenfeld, Professor, University of Cincinnati
James Herron, Associate Professor, University Of Utah
Dean Ho, Professor and Co-Director, University of California-Los Angeles
Fatih Inci, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University School Of Medicine
David Issadore, Assistant Professor, University Of Pennsylvania
Dong-Ku Kang, Assistant Research Scientist, University of California-Irvine
Wilbur Lam, Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute Of Technology
Dong-Keun Lee, Research Scientist, University Of California Los Angeles
Marya Lieberman, Professor, University of Notre Dame
Changchun Liu, Research Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Yu-Hwa Lo, Professor, University of California San Diego
Xianqiang Mi, Medical Device Advisor, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
Barbara Smith, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Roberto Spricigo, OEM Manager, Point-of-Need, QIAGEN Lake Constance
Hariharan Subramanian, Chief Technology Officer, NanoCytomics LLC
Teodor Veres, Section Head, Bioanalytical Micro-Nano Devices, Life Sciences Division, National Research Council of Canada & McGill University

All Delegates, Speakers, and Exhibitors Receive as Part of the Conference Materials Package, Access to the Conference Cloud Loaded with the Most Up-to-Date Publications/Articles, PowerPoint Presentations, and Review Articles focusing on the Broader Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Global Health Fields.  Excellent to Bring Back to the Office and Use as Reference Materials for Publications, R&D Presentations, Business Plans, and User Manuals.  All Materials in the Conference Cloud are Constantly Updated Providing a Highly-Valuable Source of Information and Relevant Technical Content, Plus the Cloud is Easily Accessible by Computers and Mobile Devices.

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