Programme
Day 1: 18th August, 2018 (Saturday)

Programme information is subject to changes

 
Charles K. Kao Auditorium
 
Conference Hall 4-6
 
Conference Hall 7
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 – 12:30
  Biomedical Innovations – From Research to Clinical
Chair: Arthur MAK / Clement THAM
The Clinician perspective -
Old Problems, New Ideas in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery
Wendy BROWN

The Engineer perspective -
Da Vinci Robotic Research Kit (dVRK) for Medical Robotic Education, Research, and Pre-clinical Study
Samuel AU
The Engineer perspective -
Biodesign: China’s Experience on Medical Technology Innovations
Chengli SONG

The Capitalist perspective -
Hong Kong: A Commercialization Hub for Biomedical Innovations

Ian HUEN
The Industry perspective -
Medical Robots – from Bench to Bedside

Simon DIMAIO

Panel Discussion
Abstracts Poster Session


12:45 – 13:45
  Lunch Symposium
Chair: Jason CHAN / Ka Wai KWOK
Signate: A Platform for Innovation in Medical Robotics
Jason CHAN
Lunch Keynote by Nassir NAVAB
 


14:00 – 15:45
Opening Plenary Lecture
Chair: James LAU / Bradley NELSON
Therese P F Chow Lecture: How AI Redefines the Role of Doctors
Joseph SUNG

How Robots Redefine the Role of Therapists
Robert RIENER
EMedIC Global Awards Presentation
(Live Broadcast)
Opening Plenary Lecture

EMedIC Global Awards Presentation
 
15:45 – 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 – 17:40
Parallel Thematic Sessions 1
Medical Robotics I
Chair: Yam YEUNG / Simon NG
The Cybathlon Promotes the Development of Biomedical Assistive Technology for the Disabled
Robert RIENER

Exoskeleton Robotics for Stroke Rehabilitation
Raymond TONG


New and Upcoming Robotic Platforms for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Simon NG

Intra-operative MRI-guided Robotics Systems
Ka Wai KWOK


Panel Discussion
Nanomedicine & Biosensing I
Chair: Aaron HO
Robotics for Cell Surgery
Dong SUN


Emerging Plasmonics: Light Switching for Super-localized Biomedical Imaging and Sensing
Donghyun KIM

Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases via a New Biomarker: the Activity of Essential Pathogen Specific Enzymes
Megan HO

Improving Electroretinography Recordings Using Active Electrodes
Mårten BRELÉN
Panel Discussion
Abstracts Poster Session