Boston-Ireland Med Tech Conference, 28 October 2010
Schedule

Schedule

 

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10.00-10.30am      Registration, Tea/Coffee

Conference Opening

 

10.30 – 10.40am:   Welcome address: Professor Terry Smith, Vice President for Research, NUI Galway

10.40 – 10.50am:   Opening address: Dr Majella Giblin, Centre for Innovation & Structural Change, NUI Galway

10.50 – 11.30am:   Keynote address: Professor Philip Cooke, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff University, Wales

 

Massachusetts Med Tech Ecosystem, Chair: Dr Majella Giblin

 

11.30 – 12.00pm:   Dr Steven Tello, M2D2, Department of Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

12.00 – 12.30pm:   Dr Stephen McCarthy, M2D2, Department of Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

12.30 – 1.00pm:     Nevan Clancy Hanumara, Entrepreneur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

 

1.00 – 2.00pm:       Light Lunch and Networking

 

Ireland’s Med Tech Hub, Chair: Dr Steven Tello

 

2.00 – 2.30pm:       Dr Majella Giblin, Centre for Innovation & Structural Change, NUI Galway

2.30 – 3.00pm:       Professor Peter McHugh, Research Director, National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, NUI Galway

3.00 – 3.30pm:       John Power, CEO, Aerogen

 

3.30 – 3.45pm:       Tea/Coffee

 

3.45 – 5.00pm:       Panel Discussion

 

From Intent to Reality: Making an Internationally Competitive Cluster Happen

 

Chair: Professor Willie Golden, Dean, College of Business, Public Policy and Law, NUI Galway

 

Panel members:

  • Professor Timothy O’Brien, Director, Regenerative Medicine Institute, NUI Galway
  • Ian Quinn, Chairman, Creganna Tactx Medical
  • Keith O’Neill, Director, Life-science and Food Commercialisation Unit, Enterprise Ireland
  • Patricia McGovern, Chairman and Head of Intellectual Property, DFMG Solicitors
  • Kate Hughes, Research Associate, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia

5.00 – 6.00pm:       Networking Reception

 

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