Keynote & Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Advances in Sensing Technologies and the Increasingly Complex Needs of our Healthcare System – how are they influencing each other?
Dr. Ravi Kuppuraj, PhD MBA
Business Leader Connected Sensing, Philips, Boston, USA

Trends in microelectronics and resulting opportunities for medical body sensing applications
Dr. Ralf Brederlow
Manager Kilby Labs, Texas Instruments Deutschland GmbH, Haggertystr. 1, D-85356 Freising, Germany

History, Current Status and Future of Cochlear Implants
Prof. Prof. h.c. Dr. med. Thomas Lenarz
Chairman and Clinical Director, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hannover Medical School; Germany
Chair of the German Society of Biomedical Engineering (DGBMT/VDE)

Opportunities for in-car Health and Wellness Features
Prof. Dr. Pim van der Jagt.
Executive Technical Leader, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Research & Innovation Center Aachen

Wearables for Patients with Parkinson´s Disease
Prof. Dr. med. Jochen Klucken.
Department of Molecular Neurology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich- Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Wearables for COPD Patients
Prof. Felip Burgos PhD, MsC, RPFT, RN
Associate Professor at University of Barcelona Respiratory Diagnostic Center, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Carmen C. Y. Poon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong