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

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

Justin WU
The Industry perspective -
Medical Robots – from Bench to Bedside


Panel Discussion
Abstracts Poster Session

12:45 – 13:45
  Lunch Symposium
Chair: Jason CHAN / Simon DIMAIO / Ka Wai KWOK
Signate: A Platform for Innovation in Medical Robotics
Jason CHAN
Lunch Keynote: Robotic Imaging, Machine Learning and Augmented Reality for Computer Assisted Interventions
Nassir NAVAB

14:00 – 15:45
Summit Opening

Opening Plenary Lecture
Chair: James LAU / Bradley NELSON
Chow Yuk Ho Lecture: How AI Redefines the Role of Doctors
Joseph SUNG

How Robots Redefine the Role of Therapists
EMedIC Global Awards Presentation
(Live Broadcast)
Summit Opening

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: Simon NG / Yeung YAM
The Cybathlon Promotes the Development of Biomedical Assistive Technology for the Disabled

Exoskeleton Robotics for Stroke Rehabilitation
Raymond TONG

New and Upcoming Robotic Platforms for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Simon NG

Intra-operative MRI-guided Robotics Systems

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

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

DNA Nanostructures for Biomedical Applications
Jonathan CHOI

Panel Discussion
Abstracts Poster Session