Hunter Peckham to Keynote 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum in SF
Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report, newsletter, announced that Hunter Peckham, a pioneer in the field of neuroprosthetics and founder of the Institute for Functional Restoration at Case Western Reserve University, will keynote the 18th annual Neurotech Leaders Forum. The event will take place October 15-16 in San Francisco, CA. Peckham is a Distinguished University Professor and Donnell Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering at CWRU. He is also associate director of technology transfer at the Cleveland FES Center.
Frank Fischer, CEO of NeuroPace Inc., has also been added to the agenda as a keynote speaker. Other additions include Eddie Chang, co-director of the Center for Neural Engineering at UC Berkeley and UCSF, Philip Starr, professor of neurosurgery at UCSF, Michael Ackermann, CEO of Presidio Medical, Bashar Badran from the U.S. Army Research Laboratories, Cristin Welle, a former FDA employee and now assistant professor at University of Colorado, Nick Langhals, Neural Engineering Program Manager at the NIH, and John Donoghue, director of the Wyss Center for Neuro and Bioengineering.
Executives from several early-stage and emerging neurotech startups will also make presentations during the event. These include Manfred Franke, founder and CEO of Neuronoff Inc., Bill Edelman, chairman of Highland Instruments, Erik Nilsen, CEO of Bio-Signal Technologies, LLC, and Howard Leonhardt, CEO of CerebraCell.
The conference returns to the Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport-Waterfront in Burlingame, CA. Platinum Sponsor at this year’s conference will be Cirtec Medical. Micro Systems Technologies is the Gold Sponsor. Other sponsors include IMEC, Cactus Semiconductor, Hereaus, Senso Medical, RBrooks Group, and Maynard Cooper.
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