2012-6-11 - USTAR and College of Engineering co-hosted an event on Sunday, June 17, 2012 - the USTAR Neural Interfaces Translation and Commercialization Workshop and Exhibit.
This event was a prelude to the international Neural Interfaces Conference, which was hosted in Salt Lake City from June 18 - 20.
- When: Sunday, June 17, 2012, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
- Where: James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building - a USTAR Innovation Center (SMBB map)
|I. The USTAR Vision: Powering Economic Growth Through Innovation in Research, Education, Engineering, and Entrepreneurism, chaired by Florian Solzbacher, Neural Interfaces Conference (NIC) Organizing Committee|
|1:00 -||Welcome Address, Dinesh Patel, Chairman, USTAR Governing Authority|
|1:05 -||USTAR: The Vision and Realization of Economic Growth, Ted McAleer, Executive Director, USTAR|
|1:20 -||Commercialization and Translational Success in Utah, Jack Brittain, Vice President, Technology Venture Development, University of Utah|
|1:35 -||Becoming a World Leader in Neural Prosthesis: The Australian Path to Success, Rob Shepherd, Director, Bionics Institute, Australia|
|2:05 -||Panel discussion and closing remarks, Florian Solzbacher and Richard Normann, Co-Chairs, NIC Organizing Committee|
|2:15 -||Break and live demonstrations|
|II. Keynote Successes in Neuroprosthesis Research, chaired by Richard Normann, NIC Organizing Committee|
|3:00 -||Hearing Restoration with the Cochlear Prosthesis, Rob Shepherd, Director, Bionics Institute, Australia|
|3:20 -||Sight Restoration via Retinal Electrical Stimulation, Jay Federman, Co-Director of Research, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA|
|3:40 -||Controlling External Devices with Signals from the Brain, John Donoghue, Director, Brown Institute for Brain Science, Brown University, Providence, RI|
|4:00 -||Restoration of Normal Movement with Deep Brain Stimulation, Lauren Schrock, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Utah|
|4:20 -||Closing remarks, Richard Normann, NIC Organizing Committee|
|4:30 -||Refreshments and tour of USTAR building|