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Wednesday 9 November 2016

08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Introduction and welcome
09:10 Keynote address: High-precision microfluidics for portable immunodiagnostics: What do we have and what is missing?
Dr. Yuksel Temiz, IBM Research
  Session: Infectious Diseases
10:00 Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Dr. Till Bachmann, University of Edinburgh
10:30 Enhanced, Personalised, and Integrated Care for Infection Management at the Point-of-Care
Dr. Timothy Rawson, Imperial College
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 DeskTop biology - translation from lab to desktop – tools and platforms for the democratisation of instrumentation
Dr. Giles Sanders, The Technology Partnership
12:00 Non-invasive point-of-care breath diagnostic technology: From research to commercialisation
Prof. Anthony Killard, University of the West of England
12:30 Exhibitor Elevator Pitches
13:00 Lunch
  Session: Advanced Technology
14:00 Biosensing based on particles and single-molecule methods
Prof. Menno Prins, Eindhoven University of Technology
14:40 A New Approach to Electrochemical Sensing for Point of Care, Implantable and Wearable Diagnostic Devices
Dr. Marcus Swann, Nanoflex
15:05 Surface Functionalization of Thin Layer Platinum Microbands for Customized Microsystems
Dr. Laura Gonzalez Macia, PSL Research University
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Acoustic Holograms – Creating Unique Flows and Functions in Microfluidics
Prof. Jon Cooper, University of Glasgow
16:30 Molecular diagnostic platforms for early detection of prostate cancer from liquid biopsies
Dr. Sylvain Ladame, Imperial College
17:00 Panel discussion: Healthcare in 2036 - will sensor technology have a role?
18:00 Reception: Italian theme - pizza and prosecco
20:30 Reception ends


Thursday 10 November 2016

08:30 Registration and coffee
09:00 Introduction and welcome
09:10 Keynote address: Engineering Nucleic Acid Aptamers for Molecular Sensing
Prof. Tony Cass, Imperial College
  Session: Clinical Applications
10:00 Use of a Smartphone Voice Test as Digital Biomarker in a Parkinson's Disease Clinical Trial
Detlef Wolf, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
10:30 Optical Detection for Point of Care Testing for Medicine
Dr. MengHan Kuok, CamTtech
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Assessment of Gait and Balance Characteristics Using Kinect Sensor to Understand Movement Disorder Symptoms in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Xing Chen, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
12:00 BioSensors for Cancer Diagnosis – reality or dream
Dr. Michael Brand, Sensor100
12:30 Exhibitor Elevator Pitches
13:00 Lunch
  Session: New Technology
14:00 Printed electronic biosensors
Simon Cass, Cambridge Display Technology
14:40 Optimization of the Amperometric Detection in the Femtomolar Range Using Two-Electrode Setup and Ultramicroelectrode
Francois-Xavier Guillon, PSL Research University
15:10 Pending
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Panel discussion: Smartphone vs wristband - which has greatest health impact?
17:00 Conference ends

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