• ENGINEERING in MEDICINE

     

    AIMBE 2018 Annual Event

    April 8 & 9, 2018 | Washington, DC

     

     

    The Only Biomedical Engineering Conference Combining Scientific Lectures with Public Policy Discussion

     

    Register Now Hotel Schedule Speakers

  • ENGINEERING in MEDICINE

     

    AIMBE 2018 Annual Event

    April 8 & 9, 2018 | Washington, DC

     

     

    The Only Biomedical Engineering Conference Combining Scientific Lectures with Public Policy Discussion

     

    Register Now Hotel Schedule Speakers

  • ENGINEERING in MEDICINE

     

    AIMBE 2018 Annual Event

    April 8 & 9, 2018 | Washington, DC

     

     

    The Only Biomedical Engineering Conference Combining Scientific Lectures with Public Policy Discussion

     

    Register Now Hotel Schedule Speakers

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Gilda Barabino

Professor & Dean, City College of New York

Gilda A. Barabino is Berg Professor and Dean of The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY). She holds appointments the in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering and the CUNY School of Medicine. Prior to joining CCNY, she served as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Professor…

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Milan Yager

Executive Director, AIMBE

Milan P. Yager is a long-time Washington insider having served in senior association and government positions in the public and private sectors. As AIMBE’s Executive Director, he brings experience and success in delivering innovative new programming, organizational leadership, advocacy, and public a airs results in repositioning organizations to achieve operational and strategic objectives. His background includes…

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ENGINEERING in MEDICINE
Schedule at a Glance

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  • Sunday, April 8, 2018

    All Sunday Programming to be held at the Renaissance Arlington

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    2800 South Potomac Ave Arlington VA 22202

  • 9:30 am – 10:30 am CURM Committee Meeting

    The Committee for Underrepresented Minorities provides coffee and donuts while listening to a special speaker and engaging in an informal discussion of past and future initiatives. This committee meeting is open to all.

  • 10:00 am Registration Desk Open
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am AIMEB Women Committee Meeting

    The Women Committee welcomes all to attend this informal gathering to network, learn and become engaged. A special guest speaker provides provocative thoughts on diversity and engagement. The committee meeting is open to all.

  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am New Inductee Orientation

    AIMBE Leadership will provide an orientation to new inductees about AIMBE, its programming and services, and mission. Learn about how candidates are nominated, reviewed and elected to the College of Fellows. Find out how AIMBE is more than just an honorific society but an engaged community impacting public policy on medical innovation and discovery. Meet new colleagues in the Class of 2018 and get insight on the induction ceremony.

  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Council of Chairs Meeting

    Affiliated organization of the Chairs of Biomedical Engineering Programs. Members of the CoC only.

  • 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm Opening General Session - Presidential Address

    President Gilda Barabino will highlight the past, and provide inspiration on the future challenges facing medical and biological engineering. From the rush of daily activities, it is too easy to overlook significant changes and mounting threats.

  • 1:20 pm – 2:15 pm Earl Bakken Lecture

    Each year AIMBE hosts one of the most significant scientific lectures to kick off its Annual Meeting. The Earl Bakken Lecture is AIMBE’s most meaningful scientific lecture providing both insight and illumination to the grand scientific challenges of biomedical research.

  • Scientific Lecture Series

    2:15 pm – 4:50 pm

    The hallmark of AIMBE’s meeting are the strong scientific lectures presenting new understanding thinking on a wide variety of medical and biological engineering issues. These lectures match the depth and breadth of AIMBE’s diverse membership from innovative materials, imaging, and cellular engineering to bioinformatics, medical devices, and neuroengineering. Leaving the comfort of one’s discipline, attendees find these lectures unite AIMBE’s membership in the conversation of discovery and innovation.

  • 2:15 pm – 3:10 pm Scientific Lecture
  • 3:10 pm – 4:00 pm Scientific Lecture
  • 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm Scientific Lecture
  • 5:10 pm – 6:30 pm Academic Council Meeting

    One of AIMBE’s most engaged communities, the Academic Council proudly presents a stimulating talk by a senior government official. This council is made up of Chairs and designated representatives of each of AIMBE’s member colleges and universities engaged in biomedical engineering education. This meeting is open to all.

  • 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Industry Council

    The Industry Council has long sponsored, and will once again host, the 2018 AIMBE/FDA Scholars. Hear about the projects and achievements of AIMBE’s Scholars from the mid-point of their year-long work at FDA. The Industry Council boasts Fellows working at private companies and academic Fellows with an interest or involvement in the manufacture, distribution, and sales of biomedical innovations. This meeting is open to all.

  • 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Council of Societies Meeting

    A critical pillar of AIMBE’s membership is the Council of Societies where leadership and representatives of member Societies coordinate activities and formulate collaborative partnerships. This open discussion is open to all.

  • 5:10 pm – 6:30 pm Academic Council Meeting

    One of AIMBE’s most engaged communities, the Academic Council proudly presents a stimulating talk by a senior government official. This council is made up of Chairs and designated representatives of each of AIMBE’s member colleges and universities engaged in biomedical engineering education. This meeting is open to all.

  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Awards Banquet

    One of the highlights of the Annual Event is AIMBE’s Award Banquet and the presentation of the Pierre Galletti Award. A relaxing evening of connecting with old friends and networking with new associates is a prelude to the award presentations, including the Pierre Galletti Award, AIMBE’s highest recognition of an individual for their contributions to the public awareness of medical and biological engineering. Other awards include the AIMBE STEM Award and the Congressional Leadership Award.

  • 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm Women and Industry Networking Reception

    Hosted by the AIMBE Women Committee and Industry Council, this networking reception is open to all.

  • Monday, April 9, 2018

    All Monday Programming held at the National Academy of Sciences

  • 7:30 am Buses to National Academy of Sciences
  • 8:30 am – 8:55 am College of Fellows Chair Welcome

    College of Fellows Chair Anthony Guiseppi-Elie will address the state of the field of medical and biological engineering and provide a perspective for the challenges ahead for the study and teaching of biomedical engineering.

  • 9:00 am – 9:40 am The 115th Congress Policy Landscape

    A prominent government insider will share insight and perspective on the 115th Congress with highlights from the first session and predictions for the session ahead.

  • 9:50 am – 10:30 am A New Beginning: Changing 100 Years of Medical Innovation

    Always one of the highest-rated presentations, AIMBE’s Executive Director Milan Yager will reveal how lawmakers are hiding critical changes that will forever change the discovery and innovation infrastructure researchers were accustomed to for a new paradigm favoring the few, the powerful, and the lucky.

  • 10:30 am – 11:05 am Networking Break
  • 11:05 am – 11:50 pm Induction Ceremony

    The highlight of each year’s Annual Meeting is the ceremony inducting the newest members of the College of Fellows.   The Class of 2018 were peer-nominated, peer-reviewed and peer-elected and now join a prestigious group of the most accomplished medical and biological engineers.

  • 11:50 am – 1:00 pm Inductee Luncheon

    Join family and friends in a lunch celebration in honor of the 2018 Class of the College of Fellows.

  • Congressional Appointments

    1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    AIMBE encourages all attendees to make advanced appointments to visit with their Members of Congress during the Annual Meeting. Fellows will depart the NAS via cabs for prearranged Congressional appointments on Capitol Hill. Talking points and briefing materials will be provided. Visit AIMBE.org for information on scheduling congressional appointments.

  • Policy Discussion Series

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    The uniqueness of AIMBE’s Annual Meeting is the combination of strong scientific lectures on Sunday and informative policy discussions on Monday. From government officials to lobbyists and corporate spokespersons, the policy concerns and social issues of medical and biological engineers are discussed and debated.

  • 1:05 pm – 1:40 pm Policy Presentation
  • 1:50 pm – 2:30 pm Policy Presentation
  • 2:30 pm – 3:10 pm Policy Presentation
  • 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Policy Presentation
  • 4:00 pm Adjournment
  • 4:30 pm Bus transportation to Ronald Reagan Nation Airport

CONFERENCE HOTEL – RENAISSANCE ARLINGTON CAPITAL VIEW

Convenient to Metro | Free Airport Shuttle Service | Walking Distance to More than 60 Restaurants

DINING & NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Upscale Steakhouse

Legal Sea Foods

Upscale Seafood Chain

Ted’s Montara Grill

Bison & Burgers, Steakhouse

Jaleo

Tapas and Sangria in Festive Setting

King Street Blues

Local Family Restaurant Featuring Southern Fare

Queen Amannisa

Stylish Eatery for Asian Fusion Fare

Crystal City Sports Pub

Poll and Sports Games on TV

Destination DC

Official DC Tourism Site

DC Life

DC Travel Magazine

Smithsonian Museums

1000 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560

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The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20500

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The Birchmere

America’s Music House

3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria VA 22305

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

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FIVE NETWORK OPPORTUNITIES

  • Dining Schedule a meal with friends or colleagues on Saturday, April 7 or Monday, April 9
  • Awards Banquet Fill your table with your colleagues and enjoy a relaxing evening.
  • Council Meetings Open to all attendees. Connect with dept. chairs at the Academic Council, network with society partners at the Council of Societies, and
    meet new contacts at the Industry Council, AIMBE Women Committee, and the Committee for Underrepresented Minorities.
  • Coffee Break Reconnect with colleagues during networking breaks
  • Meet & Greet Whether bumping into a friend or making a new acquaintance, utilize session discussions, hallway conversations, or a late-night drink to
    visit with colleagues