UCSD Institute of Engineering in Medicine Partners with MEDevice San Diego on Sept. 1-2

Local San Diego group joins UBM Canon's medical technology conference and expo

Aug 09, 2015, 08:00 ET from UBM Canon

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What do you get when you put a group of engineers and doctors in a room together? You get collaboration to design and build medical devices that are specifically what is needed in medicine. The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has gathered faculty from the School of Medicine, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Jacobs School of Engineering together to create the Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM) to translate creative ideas into clinical products. Event producer UBM Canon has invited IEM to partner with them for the upcoming MEDevice San Diego Conference and Tech Showcase, at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, September 1-2, 2015.

IEM will be supporting the Conference and is also part of the Tech Showcase. The UCSD group is a perfect match with the purpose of the event—providing education, information, and networking opportunities for engineers and entrepreneurs working on the latest generation of medical devices. Conferences include:

  • Business Development and tactics for attracting venture capital
  • Product Development, including miniaturization, sensors, and 3D printing
  • An IDEO Design Workshop, with hands-on participation, brainstorming and creating
  • Keynotes by leading experts: Zia Agha, MD, Executive Vice President of Clinical Research & Medical Informatics, West Health Institute, and Sue MacInnes, Chief Market Solutions Officer, Medline Industries Inc.

There will also be a networking reception on the first day of the event, to which all participants are invited. Featured guests at the reception are Renee Ryan, who will be part of a day-two panel on financial backing through venture capital and David Coats of Correlation VC, one of the judges for a pitch competition during the conference.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

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