Keynote Speaker

Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Title: 3D Bioprinting of Living Tissues

Plenary Speakers

Matt Davenport, M.S.
Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC
Title: Engineered biomaterials for skin regeneration

Liisa Kuhn, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut Health Center
Title: Age-Specific Bone Grafts

David Narrow, M.S.
Sonavex, Inc. 
Title: A Biomedical Engineer’s Entrepreneurial Journey

Thomas Dawidczyk, Ph.D.
Lux Research, Inc. 
Title: Wearable Biosensors: How Fast is Innovation Happening

Russ Martin, Ph.D.
LifeSprout, LLC
Title: The Trials and Tribulations of LifeSprout: Spinning a Medical Device Startup out from Academia

Jack Donners, Ph.D.
Ethicon, LLC
Title: Working in Medical Devices: from Concept to Product

Murat Guvendiren, Ph.D.
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Title: Designing Biomaterials for 3D printing

Rafal Witek, Ph.D.
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Title: Biofabrication and Plastics Surface Modification for In Vitro Modeling of Liver Physiology and Disease

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