Wireless Health

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The Annual Wireless Health Academic & Industry Conference is hosted by the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, a member-based trade association based in San Diego and in conjunction with a Steering Committee comprised of renowned research faculty and with support from sponsors and WLSA Members.

The Wireless Health Conference series convenes the vanguard international research communities in Wireless Health technology and medical research with the rapidly expanding Wireless Health product and service industry, government leadership and policy makers. This conference provides the highest profile academic and industrial research forum for the new field of Wireless Health.

This event attracts more than 300 attendees from across the world, representing leading academic institutions, government agencies, clinicalgroups, NGO’s and non-profit organizations, mobile operators/carriers, and device and technology vendors.

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Schedule at a Glance:

Pre-Conference Workshops: October 29, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. WH Registration Button

Conference Sessions:
October 29, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Opening Keynote & Reception
October 30, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Conference Sessions
October 31, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Conference Sessions

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Keynote Speakers:

Bonnie Spring, PhD

Dr. Spring is Director of the Center for Behavior and Health and Professor of Preventive Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatry, and Public Health at Northwestern University. She is also Team Science Director and Co-Program Leader for Cancer Prevention at Northwestern. Her scientific interests focus on interventions to promote healthy lifestyle change, including the development and testing of technology supported treatments.

David Blumenthal, MD, MPP

Dr. Blumenthal is president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues. He is formerly the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Healthcare System in Boston. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, with the charge to build an interoperable, private, and secure nationwide health information system.

Young Sohn

Young Sohn is president and chief strategy officer for Samsung Electronics. He leads development and implementation of the strategy behind the global innovation and future technology investment agenda for Samsung Electronics’ Device Solutions Group – a business that develops the fundamental, underlying technologies for a $188 billion enterprise employing more than 270,000 people in 79 countries.

Pedro P. Irazoqui, PhD

Dr. Irazoqui is director of Purdue's Center for Implantable Devices, associate head for research and associate professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. His group develops wireless implantable devices for various potential applications including monitoring and suppression of epileptic seizures; prosthesis control for injured military personnel; and, more.

John Lach, PhD

John Lach is Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia (UVa). He has been the PI or co-PI on over 30 grants and has published over 100 refereed papers, including four Best Paper Awards. His primary research interests include wireless health, body sensor networks, embedded systems, and digital system design methodologies.

Registration Information:

Conference Sessions Full Price Early Bird (Until 9/21/14)
Industry $725 $615
Academic/Government $525 $445
Student $235 $199
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Pre-Conference Workshops
Industry $150
Academic/Government $99
Student $69

WLSA Members receive tickets and discounts per membership. Please contact Andrea Jackson for details.

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