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Program

SATURDAY, April 29, 2017
6:30 AM Registration
7:00 AM Greetings and Overview
Breakfast Session: The Value of Networking
7:15 AM Summit Challenges
7:45 AM Morning Keynote Address: Surgeon Innovators and the Innovationn Imperative
Session 1: Generating Great Ideas
8:15 AM Seeing Unmet Clinical Opportunities
8:30 AM Forming a Team: Collateral Talent Engagement
8:45 AM Building Your Prototype and Testing Your Idea
9:00 AM Is My Idea Worth Pursuing?
Panel Discussion
9:20 AM Break
Session 2: Managing Your Intellectual Property
9:35 AM How to Protect your IP Initially?
9:50 AM Exploring New Opportunities: But Protecting your IP
10:05 AM Preparing a Successful Patent Application
10:20 AM IP From Start to Patent!
Panel Discussion
Session 3: The Opportunity Gap Where Ideas Starve
10:40 AM What Is Between a Prototype and Commercialization
10:55 AM Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and NIH for your Idea
11:10 AM Can COI Kill Good Ideas? Derisking your Technologic Idea
11:25 AM Accelerating Translation, First-in-Human Studies and Start-Ups
11:40 AM The FDA and Me! The Pathway
11:55 AM How to Prototype and What to do with it: Gain Momentum through the Gap
Panel Discussion
12:15 AM Lunch
12:30 PM Lunch Keynote Address: Idea to Commercialization Personal Reflection
Session 4: Commercalization
1:15 PM How to Attract Investors to your Idea
1:30 PM When and How to Bring in Partners
1:45 PM If I Could Do It Differently
2:00 PM Afternoon Keynote Address: The Future of Biotech is Bright
2:30 PM How Can Surgeons Work With Industry Today?
Industry Panel Discussion
Session 5: Innovation to Commercialization Workshop
3:00PM Incubate That Idea and Get It To Patient Care!
5:00 PM Adjourn
5:30 PM Social Function
 
Program Subject to Change.
 
 

 
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