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SELECTBIO Conferences Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Global Health & Biosensors 2019

Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Global Health & Biosensors 2019

Conference Chairmen

Amy Adelberger

Amy Adelberger
Founder and CEO, Global Impact Advisors

Leanna M Levine

Leanna M Levine
President, ALine Inc

Keynote Speakers

Amy Adelberger
Founder and CEO, Global Impact Advisors

Chong Ahn
Distinguished University Research Professor, Mitchell P. Kartalia Chair Professor of BioMEMS, University of Cincinnati

Kiana Aran
Assistant Professor, Keck Graduate Institute, HENRY E. RIGGS SCHOOL OF APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Paul Bohn
Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame

Martyn Boutelle
Professor of Biomedical Sensors Engineering, Imperial College London

John Brennan
Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University

Jane Brock
Chief of Breast Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Rustem Ismagilov
Ethel Wilson Bowles and Robert Bowles Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

John McDevitt
Chair, Department Biomaterials, New York University College of Dentistry Bioengineering Institute

Arben Merkoçi
ICREA Professor and Director of the Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group, Institut Català de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

Angelika Niemz
Professor, Keck Graduate Institute

Holger Schmidt
Narinder Kapany Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California-Santa Cruz

Steve Soper
Foundation Distinguished Professor, Director, Center of BioModular Multi-scale System for Precision Medicine, The University of Kansas, Adjunct Professor, Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology

Joseph Wang
Chair of Nanoengineering, SAIC Endowed Professor, Director at Center of Wearable Sensors, University of California-San Diego

Bernhard Weigl
Director, Center for In-Vitro Diagnostics, Intellectual Ventures/Global Good-Bill Gates Venture Fund

Aaron Wheeler
Canada Research Chair of Bioanalytical Chemistry, University of Toronto

Paul Yager
Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington


Welcome to the SelectBIO Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Biosensors & Global Health 2019 Conference.

This annual conference discusses the expanding Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Global Health fields and bring in the Biosensors field providing 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 provides 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 delegates have full access to the co-located and concurrent conferences to mix-and-match presentations and maximize networking:
  • Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics: Emerging Themes, Technologies and Applications 2019
  • Lab-on-a-Chip and Microfluidics: Techologies, Companies and Commercialization 2019
  • Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Global Health and Biosensors 2019
  • Single Cell Analysis Summit 2019
  • Microfluidics and Flow Chemistry 2019
The Conference Features the Following Panel Discussion:
  • "Global Health Panel Discussion" Chaired by Amy Adelberger (CEO, Global Impact Advisors).  Brings together a panel of participants to discuss the opportunities in deployment of point-of-care technologies in the global health arena
Information and Local Registration Facilities for this Conference are Also Available In:

Japanese  |  Korean  |  Chinese (Simplified)  |  Chinese (Traditional)

Agenda Topics

  • Emerging Technologies and Emerging Companies Showcase
  • Global Health and Emerging Viral Diseases such as Ebola and Zika
  • Impact of Microfluidics/Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies for Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics Applications
  • Microfluidics for Wearables and Mobile Diagnostics Development
  • POC Diagnostics for Global Health: A Worldwide Perspective
    • Low-Cost POC Devices for Deployment Worldwide
    • POC Diagnostics in Resource-Limited Settings
  • POC Diagnostics in Infectious Disease Testing

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Jeff Fan, Exhibition Manager

Distinguished Faculty

Barbara Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University
Andres Martinez, Associate Professor, California Polytechnic State University
Cesar Pascual García, Lead Research Scientist, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
James Boiani, Partner, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Jonathan D Posner, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
Samantha Byrnes, Research Scientist, Intellectual Ventures Laboratory
Serena Rollo, Researcher, LIST
David Rawling, Senior Principal Scientist, Inflammatix, Inc.
Lee Hubble, Senior Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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