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2011 Festival to Highlight Invention, Entrepreneurship
2011 Festival to Highlight Invention, Entrepreneurship


The following information is a James Clark School of Engineering Media Advisory:

Learn what the future holds in bioengineering and biomedical devices at the 2011 Fischell Festival to Highlight Invention and Entrepreneurship. 

The Department of Bioengineering (A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park), has invited industry and academic experts, engineering students and entrepreneurs to showcase some of the latest technologies and insights in the fields of bioengineering. and how engineers and healthcare providers can work together to achieve that future.

Events Include:

* A keynote address by Jesse L. Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Chief Scientist and Deputy Commissioner for Science and Public Health, on "Advancing Regulatory Science: Opportunities to Transform Product Development and Evaluation"

* A Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture by Jenny Regan, CEO of Key Tech, a product design and applied research prototyping company, on "Medical Devices as Home Appliances"

* A live hip replacement surgery streamcast from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMD-SOM) in Baltimore, performed by Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., M.D., James L. Kernan Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics; and hosted in College Park by Theodore T. Manson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, UMD-SOM.

* Panel discussions on bioengineering career paths and bioengineering entrepreneurship

* Announcement of the newest Fischell Fellow

* Research poster session

* A career fair and information expo for UMd. students, featuring leading bioengineering companies, associations, institutions and agencies



WHEN: Thursday, October 20, 2011

8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Detailed agenda:



WHERE: Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

A. James Clark School of Engineering

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742


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