THE PLANNING HAS STARTED FOR THE 2016 CONFERENCE
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11th SME SV Annual Conference
Current Topics in 3D Printing and Robotics
June 9, 2016
7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
Subject to Change
Did you know that medical device manufacturing is a $110 billion market in the US?
The SME Silicon Valley Chapter 98 has organized an exciting annual event to keep manufacturing Silicon Valley professionals in front of the latest trends in technology, process and regulatory developments.
Learn more about developments in robotic surgery, prosthetics, and how robotic arms can double as 3D printers. Hear examples and practical tips for accelerating new product development and integrating lean and compliant techniques. Explore how the Bay Area and SME teams continue to lead innovation and set the pace for industry. Gain new ideas. Meet people who share your interests. Topics include:
• Robotic trends in surgery and prosthetics
• 3D printing with new materials for high strength applications and personalized medicine
• Lean product development acceleration
• Financial incentives for R&D and manufacturing
• On-site demonstrations: robotics, laser, and 3D printing
• Career development and current job openings
Executives, scientists, product designers and developers will have the opportunity to network. Or explore opportunities for career development, and pathways into the biomedical device field.
This conference is held in collaboration with the Design-2-Part Show www.d2p.com as well as with the SME North Bay and SME Sacramento chapters. Other local organizations that support SME include IEEE-CPMT, ASME-SCVS, ASQ Northern CA Biomedical Division, Bio2Device Group, IIE SV/BA, SJSU BMES, SWE-SCV, SVEC, San Jose State University, Laney College, and DeAnza College. Contact Conference Chair Joanne Moody at email@example.com for help.
Price includes light breakfast, lunch and a mixer with light reception and no host bar.
SME members: $75
New membership (plus conference) $175
Mixer only (raffle ticket not included) $20
Who Should Attend?
The SME Silicon Valley Chapter 098 is hosting an exciting one day conference for people in:
R&D, product development engineers, "makers", designers, manufacturing professionals, technologists, manufacturing engineers, and managers.
- Students and professionals who are seeking employment opportunities and career growth. We have companies attending the conference who are currently hiring such as Intuitive Surgical.
- VCs and business executives who are interested in government financial incentives for R&D and manufacturing.
- Quality and regulatory affairs professionals with strong interest product design, manufacturing, and medical devices.
8:00 - 8:30 am Registration, Coffee, Tea, and Danishes
Morning Session (8:30 - 11:30 am) - Medical Device Opportunities in the Bay Area
8:30 - 8:35 am - Introduction - Conference & SME SV (5 min)
Cynthia Cook - 2015 Chair, SME Silicon Valley Chapter 98
JoAnne Moody - 2015 Conference Chair, SME Silicon Valley Chapter 98, Zeta Scientific LLC
Dr. John Smugeresky - 2015 Master of Ceremonies - Additive Manufacturing Consultant, Sandia National Laboratories
8:35 - 9:05 am - Bay Area Biomedical Manufacturing Opportunities (30 min) - Keynote Speaker
Learn about the Bay Area Biomedical manufacturing consortium with opportunities for business assistance, technology transfer, education and training, networking, and economic development.
- Dr. Gregory Theyel - Program Director - East Bay Biomedical Manufacturing Network
9:05- 9:30 am - Trends in Prosthetics (25 min)
Learn about prosthetics trends in areas of 3D printing and robotics, and how prosthetics improves people's lives.
- Keith Sardo - Area Clinic Manager, Hangar Prosthetics
9:30- 10:30 am - Career Pathways for Career Development - Panel Discussion (60 min)
Learn about the programs to provide technology and manufacturing awareness to our young people, providing educational pathways for job growth in product development and manufacturing.
- Raya Zion - Director of College Relations, SME Silicon Valley Chapter - Panel Leader
- Harry Wachob - President & Founder, Bio2Device Group
- Guna Selvaduray - Ph.D.,Biomedical Engineering Coordinator, Professor, Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, SJSU
- Wendy Plew - Career Technical Education Specialist - California Teachers Association
- Theresa Rowland - Career Ladders Project
- Natalie Lowell - SME CMfgT Manager, Member Engagement
10:30 - 10:50 am - Break (20 min)
10:50 - 11:20 am - Robotics in Surgery (30 min)
Learn about the surgical robotics benefits, challenges, and new developments.
- David Robinson, Sr. Dir Systems Engineering, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
11:20 - 11:30 am - Robotics Competition in Bay Area Schools (10 min)
Learn about FIRST robotics program competition in our Bay Area Schools.
- Angelo Riccardi - FIRST Robotics Volunteer
11:30 am - 1:00 pm - BREAK for Design-2-Part Tour, Technology Demonstrations, and Sponsor Interactions (Lunch included)
- Interactive 3D Printing, Laser, and Robotics demonstrations available at the conference
Afternoon Session (1:00 - 4:00 pm) - Re-thnking Medical Device Development and Financial Incentives
1:00 - 1:10 pm - The New Reality of 3D Printing as a Viable Manufacturing Process Ideally Suited for Personalized Medicine
Learn about breakthoughs in additive manufacturing that have unlocked the potential of (1) medical materials with the highest performance thermoplastics, and composites and (2) high-powered cloud software and FEA optimization. The talk will include a discussion of 3D printing process and material validation for medical applications.
1:10 - 3:40 pm - Accelerating Medical Device Product Development
- Riley Reese - Co-founder, Arevo Labs
Explore common misconceptions about regulatory requirements for medical device development. Learn practical approaches to apply lean methods to accelerate product development and improve regulatory compliance.
1:10 - 1:35 pm – Knowledge-Driven Product Development (25 min)
1:35 - 1:50 pm – Interactive Exercise: Identifying Knowledge Gaps (15 min with break)
1:50 - 2:15 pm – Reconciling Lean with Regulations (25 min)
2:15 - 2:30 pm – Interactive Exercise: A3 Method (15 min with break)
2:30 - 3:10 pm – Real Life Examples, Dos & Don'ts, Q&A (40 min)
3:10 - 3:25 pm – Break
3:25 - 3:55 pm – Financial Incentives for Manufacturing and R&D - Panel Discussion (30 min)
- Geetha Rao - CEO, Springborne Life Sciences
- Roger Tang - Principal, H R Tang Consulting
- Aaron Joseph - Sr Consultant, Product Realization Group
Learn about available government funding and subsidies for manufacturing and R&D.
- Kyle MacLeod - Senior Manager, Gallina LLP - Panel Leader
- Jason Rancadore - Assistant Deputy Director, GO-Biz (CA Governor's Office)
- Robert Meyer - Director of Economic Development, ETP
- Jesse Wutke - Senior Manager, Gallina LLP
3:55 - 4:00 pm - Closing & iPad Drawing, Four TechShop 1-Month Passes, One Free SME Membership- JoAnne Moody (15 min)
4:15 - 7:00 pm - Mixer & Light Reception with no host bar