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BES Healthcare Chapter Launch

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Event: Driving Excellence in Healthcare Technology Seminar cum Healthcare Chapter Launch

Date: December 10th, 2016

Venue: Auditorium 2, Stephen Riady Centre, NUS University Town, 2 College Avenue West, Singapore 138607 (map)

Sponsored by:

Exhibitors: Medtronic, IDSMed and 3M.

  • Guest of Honour:
    Dr Chia Shi-Lu
    Chairman, GPC Health
    MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC

  • Great networking opportunities!
  • Free Thumbdrive to all participants (while stocks last)

Online Registration Fees:

  • BES Members - $20
  • BES Student Members - $10
  • Non-members - $50

Onsite Registration Fees:

  • BES Members - $30
  • BES Student Members - $15
  • Non-members - $75

Time Programme
8.30am to 9.00am Registration
9.00am to 9.15am Opening Ceremony:
  • Welcome Speech by President, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Opening Speech by Guest of Honour
    Dr Chia Shi-Lu
    Chairman, GPC Health
    MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC
  • Launch of Healthcare Chapter
9.15am to 9.45am Keynote lecture: “Driving Excellence in Healthcare Technology”
Speaker: Prof Herb Voigt, Past-President, IUPESM
Chair: Prof James Goh
9.45am to 10.00am Tea Break
Session on “Global Trends in Healthcare Technology”
Chairs: Prof Ratko Magjarevic and Prof Siew Lok Toh
10.00am to 10.15am “Healthcare Technology Trends in Asia”
Speaker: Prof Kang Pin Lin, Secretary-General, IFMBE
10.15am to 10.30am “Healthcare Technology Trends in Europe”
Speaker: Dr Ernesto Iadanza, Chair, IFMBE-CED
10.30am to 10.45am “Healthcare Technology Trends in North America”
Speaker: Prof Shankar Krishnan, VP IFMBE
10.45am to 11.00am “Regional Trends in Healthcare Technology”
Speaker: Mr A. Shanmughaj, Country Manager, GE
11.00am to 11.45pm ICBME Plenary Lecture 7: “Need Driven Innovation In Medical Technology: From I To I”
Speaker: Lawrence Ho, Research Director, NUHS
11.45pm to 12.15pm Closing Ceremony:
  • Awards Presentation
  • Closing Remarks


BES (Singapore) is affiliated to the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE), and other Asia Pacific Biomedical Engineering Society. Read More

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