MIG showcases featured presenters and panels at MEMS Executive Congress US 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Posted by: MEMS Industry Group
-- Speakers explore MEMS/sensors in environmental, agricultural, healthcare and security apps
From environmental gas sensing and water safety analysis to a device-rich healthcare ecosystem, MEMS and sensors allow us to interact with the world around us.
MEMS Industry Group (MIG)’s featured presenters and panelists at MEMS Executive Congress® US 2014 — the annual business conference and networking event for the MEMS and sensors industry, November 5-7, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ — will explore these and other examples of how MEMS/sensors are driving user experience in countless ways.
MoboSens -Smartphone Micro Sensor for Accurate and Quantitative Environmental Water Analysis — Manas Gartia, scientific research officer, MoboSens
The Paradigm Shift of the Internet of Things and its Impact on and in the MEMS and Sensors Industry — Chris Wasden, professor of innovation & executive director, Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation at University of Utah; and former managing director of global healthcare innovation, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Security Imperative: How to Build Stronger Security Requirements into the Design Phase of Product Development — Nate Kube, CTO, Wurldtech
MEMS Microspectrometers – Powering New Sensing Applications — Anna Rissanen, research team leader, MOEMS and BioMEMS Instruments, VTT
An Academic View of the MEMS Industry in 2014: Technologies, Trends and Talent — Tom Kenny, professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University
Managing the Challenges of Introducing MEMS into a Healthcare Product Line — Tim Nustad, general manager and CTO, MR Healthcare System
MEMS in Healthcare Panel Discussion (Sponsored by Tronics)
Moderated by Mark Winter, CEO, CareSpan USA with panelists:
Anna Barker, co-director, Complex Adaptive Systems & Director, National Biomarker Development Alliance, Arizona State University
Dr. Anita Goel, MD, PhD, chairman and CEO, Nanobiosym; physicist,Harvard-MIT MD-PHD
Kathy Mackey, principal, Ascent Synergy Solutions
Stephen Whalley, chief strategy officer, MEMS Industry Group, and former director of sensors, Intel Corporation
MEMS Market Spotlight
Moderated by Rob O’Reilly, senior technical advisor, Analog Devices, with panelists:
Jérémie Bouchaud, senior principal analyst, MEMS & Sensors and Industrial Electronics, IHS — “IoT: Where is the opportunity for MEMS & Sensors?”
Jean-Christophe Eloy, CEO and president, Yole Développement — “Status of the MEMS industry: How can the MEMS companies take benefit of the industry and business evolutions?”
For the complete agenda, visit: http://us2014.memscongress.com/agenda/.
Working journalists who are interested in attending MEMS Executive Congress US 2014 may be eligible to attend the event at no cost by sending a written request for press credentials to Maria Vetrano, public relations consultant, MEMS Industry Group, Tel: 617.876.2770, Email: maria[at]vetrano.com.
Premier sponsors of MEMS Executive Congress US 2014 include: Platinum Sponsor EV Group; Gold Sponsors Lam Research Corporation and SPTS Technologies; Silver Sponsors Analog Devices and Freescale Semiconductor; and Bronze Sponsors Applied Materials and X-FAB MEMS Foundry. Event sponsors include: Acuity Incorporated, AEPI, Akustica, Bosch Automotive Electronics (AE), Bosch Sensortec GmbH, BSAC, Coventor, Expertech, MEMS Journal, Micrel, MEMS & Nanotechnology Exchange, Okmetic, QuickLogic, Rogue Valley Microdevices, Semico Research, Solid State Technology, SunEdison Semiconductor, Sustainable Valley Technology Group, Tronics, VTT and Yole Développement.