Agenda


September 24, 2017

7:30a – 8:00a

Breakfast and Networking


8:00a – 8:20a

Welcome and Introduction

  • Anthony Sandler, MD, Surgeon-In-Chief and Senior Vice President, Jospeh E. Robert Center for Surgical Care | Children’s National Health System
  • Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP, Executive Director, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation &
    National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI)

8:20a – 9:05a

Opening Keynote
The Future of Pediatric Health

  • Daniel Kraft, MD | Exponential Medicine

9:05A – 11:20A

Make your Medical Device Pitch for Kids! Competition


11:20A – 12:00P

Lunch


12:00P – 1:15P

Afternoon Keynote and Fireside Chat
The Promise of Artificial Womb for Extremely Premature Babies

  • Alan Flake, MD, FACS, FAAP, Director of Center for Fetal Research | The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Anthony Sandler, MD | Moderating the Fireside Chat

1:15P – 2:00P

Panel 1: Gap Funding for Pediatric Innovation

  • Eric Sugalski, CEO | Smithwise
  • Kyparissia Sirinakis, Managing Partner | Epidarex Capital
  • Nate Gross, MD, CEO | RockHealth
  • Andrew ElBardissi, MD | Deerfield Management
  • John Parker | Springhood Impact Ventures

2:00P – 2:15P

Break – Networking


2:15P – 3:00P

Panel 2: From Ideation to Commercialization: Journey to Standard-of-Care

  • Eric Stone, CEO | Velano Vascular
  • Karun Sharma, MD | Children’s National Health System
  • Todd Dunn | Intermountain Health
  • Steve Anderson, CEO | Preceptis Medical
  • Jenell Paul-Robinson | MedTech Innovator

3:00P – 3:45P

Panel 3: Pediatric Device Needs Assessment: What’s Next

  • Kara Haas, MD | Johnson & Johnson
  • Vasum Peiris, MD | FDA
  • Tara Federici | AdvaMed
  • Chester Koh, MD | Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Robert Kroslowitz | Berlin Heart, Inc.
  • Tonya Kinlow | Children’s National

3:45P – 4:00P

Break – Networking


4:00P – 4:45P

Closing Keynote
Pediatric Updates from FDA

  • Vasum Peiris, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Pediatrics and Special Populations | FDA

4:45P – 5:00P

Break – Networking


5:00P – 5:30P

Announcement of the Pitch Competition Awardees – $250,000 in prizes


5:30P

International Reception | The MedTech Conference