The COMPAMED Spring Convention is the annual expert meeting for developers, producers and users in the field of medical practice. During spring-time it already offers insight into COMPAMED, Europe’s largest fair for suppliers of medical manufacturing, which takes place in Düsseldorf every autumn. The event is organized by the IVAM Microtechnology Network, supported by Messe Düsseldorf.
The 12th COMPAMED Spring Convention on „Hightech-Trends in Medical Technology“ will take place on 3rd May 2018 in Frankfurt (Airport Conference Center Frankfurt a.M.) and will focus on "Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence - Implants in Medical Technology".
The event language is English.
Opening and Morning Sessions
09:30 h Arrival & Coffee
10:00 h Welcome & Introduction Christian Bigge, Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, DE Dr. Thomas R. Dietrich, IVAM Microtechnology Network, Dortmund, DE
10:05 h Keynote:Implants for Medical Technology, Potentials and Challenges Dr. Thomas Velten, Fraunhofer IBMT, Sulzbach, DE
Session 1: Technologies for the Production of Implants
10:35 h Microtechnologies for Advanced Implants Dr. Maite Mujika, Ceit-IK4, San Sebastián, ES
10:55 h Materials and Technologies for Medical Implants Guido Wolf, Specialty Coating Systems Inc., Indianapolis, US
11:15 h Innovative Multilayer Parylene Coatings for AMID Dr. Florian Bourgeois, Comelec SA Parylene Coating, La Chaux-de-Fonds, CH
11:35 h Networking & Coffee
Session 2: Packaging for Implants
11:55 h Protection of Implant Components by Class Encapsulation Martin Künzi, GlencaTec AG, Niederwangen, CH
12:15 h Packaging of Active Implants: Miniaturized Light Emitters and Pressure Sensors for Various Applications Dr. Alexander Steinecker, CSEM SA, Alpnach, CH
12:35 h Advanced Technologies for Implantable Neuroprosthetics Dr. Martin Schüttler, CorTec GmbH, Freiburg, DE
12:55 h Lunch Break & Networking
Session 3: Materials for Medical Implants
13:55 h Electrospinning: New Medical Design Opportunities Benoit Studlé, Statice SAS, Besançon, FR Pierre Pouponneau, Statice SAS, Besançon, FR
14:15 h Silicone Stimulation Electrodes Dr. Michael Schwierskott, Osypka AG, Rheinfelden, DE
14:35 h Bioresorbable Metallic Implants Dr. Peter Quadbeck, Fraunhofer IFAM, Dresden, DE
14:55 h Coffee Break & Networking
Session 4: Microtechnology in Medical Applications
15:15 h SWORDCATH - The New Catheter Technology Dr. Jens Ebnet, D.E.S.A., Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Hamburg, DE
15:35 h The OR of the Future N.N.
15:55 h Drug Release in Active Implants Prof. Dr. Stefan Jockenhövel, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, DE
16:15 h Discussion
16:30 h End of the Event
IVAM Microtechnology Network is an international association with members in the fields of microtechnology, nanotechnology, advanced materials, MEMS and photonics. IVAM supports mainly small and medium-sized companies in bringing innovative technologies and products to market and thus securing advantages in international competition. Since 1995 IVAM has been supporting companies and institutions from all around the world. The central mission of the association is to create synergies and to support its members in exchanging knowledge, initiating joint projects and networking with each other and potential customers. An overview of all IVAM members is available here:www.ivam.de/members.
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