Program

DRAFT AGENDA – subject to change

Day 1:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019


8:00 am – Welcome/Intro to Meeting Goals, Intro to POCTRN and IC interests –

Emily Eberling MD, Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIAID-NIH

Steve Schachter, MD – Harvard Medical School; Tiffani Lash, PhD – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH

8:30 amKeynote 1 – Defining and Solving Unmet Medical Needs:  A Clinical Perspective

Mira Irons, MD, Chief Health and Science Officer, American Medical Association
This session is sponsored by the American Medical Association

9:00 am – Session 1 – Personalized Medicine, Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan

10:15 am – BREAK

10:45 am – Session 2 – Emerging Technology Platforms

Noon – LUNCH (on your own), POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS

2:00 pm – Session 3 – Space Exploration is Reinventing Healthcare – What’s the ROI?

3:15 pm – Session 4 – Healthcare AI for the Clinical Environment
This session is sponsored by the American Medical Association

4:30 pm – Funding Opportunities Reception – Meet-and-Greet with Federal Staff, POCTRN Investigators, John Collins (GAITS), Dorit Donoviel  (Space Health), Mike Dempsey (Commercialization feedback).
Posters available for viewing only.

5:30 pm – Adjourn

Day 2:  Thursday, November 21, 2019


8:00 am – Keynote 2 – The Promise of Point of Care Technologies

Geoffrey Ling, MD PhD – Johns Hopkins University

8:30 am – Session 5 – Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

9:45 am – Session 6 – Unmet Needs in the Diagnosis and Management of
HIV/AIDS and TB

10:45 am – BREAK

11:00 am – Session 7 – Global Health: System Considerations for POC Technologies

12:15 pm – LUNCH (on your own), POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS

2:15 pm – Session 8 – Point of Care Testing for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep diseases (HLBS) – Challenges and Opportunities to Integrate Novel POC into Clinical Care

3:30 pm – Session 9 – Emerging Technologies and Challenges for Cancer Immunotherapy Monitoring

4:30 pm – Session 10 – Precision Health and Big Data Analytics  
This session is sponsored by the American Medical Association

5:30 pm – Adjourn

Day 3:  Friday, November 22, 2019


8:00 am – Keynotes 3/4 – Case Studies – The Long and Winding Road from Tech Development to Patients

Rosalind Picard, PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Alland, MD – Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Director, The Center for Emerging Pathogens, Director, Rutgers Regional Bio-containment Laboratory – Rutgers University

8:45 am – Session 11 – Moving Point of Care Technologies to the Patient: Clinical Considerations

9:45 am – BREAK

10:00 am – Keynote 5 – Moving Point of Care Technologies to the Patient: Regulatory Considerations

Robert Califf, MD – Duke University

10:30 am – Session 12 – Fireside Chat: Key Opinion Leaders Discuss Tech Development for Pre-Symptomatic Illness Detection

11:30 am – Session 13 – Navigating the Healthcare Innovation Cycle

12:30 pm – Awards and Meeting Wrap up

1:00 pm – Adjourn