2017 Academic & Industry Intersection Conference: From Sensors to Data - Personalized & Population Heath in the Digital Age (May 10. 2017)

The Eighth Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference will explore the digital tools needed to facilitate a vision of personalized connected health and population health management. The event provides a collaborative environment for university researchers and industry executives using a program filled with subject matter experts describing current models and innovative trends shaping the future of translational science through the lens of mobile/digital health. The program includes a national industry perspective, academic experts on digital health, big data integration, and cybersecurity imperatives, and stories of successful academic-industry partnerships and useful collaborative ideas and resources from an expert academic-industry panel.

Training Workship to Ensure Diversity, Inclusion and Meaningful Participation in Clinical Trials, the ABC Cardiovascular Disease Study (A CME Program) (March 10-11, 2017)

The training workshop will feature medical experts from the Clinical Trials and Community Physicians Network, Duke University Medical Center, and the Merck Corporation. The ABC Cardiovascular Study will serve as a resource for enrolling research participants, ensuring compliance and alignment of ethical requirements and managing and sharing research data with appropriate study stakeholders.

Kauffman FastTrac TechVenture (June 30, July 7, 21 & 28, August 4 & 11, 2016)

FastTrac TechVenture is a six-day entrepeneur training course (over six weeks), designed to give technology or science-based entrepeneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next great innovation.

Emory University Health Sciences Summer Research Program (June 6-August 4, 2016)

The Emory-Children’s Pediatric Center, Department of Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Engineering in partnership with Druid Hills High School bring forward a ten-week paid summer research opportunity.

Forge Founders Forum (January 16 - March 23, 2016)

Founders Forum helps digital health startups launch a clinical or enterprise pilot, connect with experts and mentors, and strengthen their investment potential. Startups also receive seed funding and access to workspace.

The Microbiome and Human Health (November 5 ‐ 6, 2015)

The goal of this symposium is to foster internal collaborations, generate grant proposals, and jump-­start microbiome research at Emory. This will ultimately increase Emory’s national and international visibility, as the institution conducts high-­profile, meaningful studies of the human microbiome.

Health Sciences Research Summer Program (May 26 - July 31, 2015)

The Emory-Children’s Pediatric Center, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Engineering in partnership with Druid Hills High School bring forward a ten-week paid summer research opportunity. The program primarily focuses on student engagement in mentored laboratory research projects.

Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™ (August 20 - October 1, 2015)

FastTrac TechVenture is a six-day entrepreneur training course (over seven weeks), designed to give technology or science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next great innovation.

BEINGS 2015: Biotech and the Ethical Imaginaiton: A Global Summit (May 17-19, 2015)

A gathering of global thought leaders to reach consensus on the direction of biotechnology for the 21st Century.

6th Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference (April 30, 2015)

The Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), led by Emory University with partners Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia Bio, the state's life sciences industry association, organizes this conference annually to provide critical information on how academia and industry can work together to translate science into discovery and engage communities in clinical research efforts and outcomes. The event provides a collaborative environment for university investigators and industry executives using a program filled with subject matter experts describing current models and innovative trends shaping the future of translational science.

Health Innovation Challenge (April 10 - 12, 2015)

Forge's Health Innovation Challenge is the marquee healthcare hackathon in the southeast. Participants have 36 hours to build and pitch solutions to real problems facing healthcare during an intense, non-stop, innovation sprint. Teams get access to collaborative work space, hardware and software resources, as well experts and thought leaders as mentors.

46th Annual American Society of Neurochemisty Meeting (Pre-Meeting Workshop and Public Forum) (March 14 - 18, 2015)

The optogenetics pre-meeting workshop will highlight how cutting-edge research technology like optogenetics can be used to better understand the workings of neural circuits in live animals. This workshop will "integrate, improve, and innovate the quality of education and training programs for the local next generation of clinical and translational scientists." The public forum reaches out to "enhance community engagement in the latest translational and clinical research" news on autism spectrum disorders.

Statistical Approaches in Implementation Science (February 11, 2015)

A talk by Dr. Donna Speigelman who's research is motivated by problems which arise in epidemiology and require biostatistical solutions. She has focused on methods for study design and data analysis which reduce bias in estimation and inference due to measurement error or misclassification in the exposure variable. Her recent work focused on developing, testing, and implementing public health oriented preventive interventions to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, global diabetes and cardiovascular disease epidemics, and develop improved methodology to evaluate individual and population-level impact of efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa to end the AIDS epidemic through prevention.

FORGE: Healthcare Hackathon (August 22 - 24, 2014)

The Healthcare Hackathon is an event where hackers have 34 hours to build and pitch solutions to real healthcare problems. Participants include students, clinicians, engineers, and designers.

Southeastern Medical Device Association Conference (May 7-8, 2014)

This conference provides a forum for attendees to learn how to successfully move medical technologies through the commercialization process and navigate current industry challenges. The conference also connects people across the medical device ecosystem to promote collaboration and community.

5th Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference (April 24, 2014)

The Fifth Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference provides a collaborative environment for university investigators and industry executives using a program filled with subject matter experts describing current models and innovative trends shaping the future of translational science. The agenda includes stories of successful academic/industry partnerships and useful collaborative ideas and resources.

Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™ (March 27 - May 8, 2014)

FastTrac TechVenture a six-day entrepreneur training course (over six weeks), designed to give technology or science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next great innovation.

Georgia ImmunoEngineering Consortium (GIEC) Annual Symposium (February 28, 2014)

This educational event is meant to introduce a new and emerging scientific field, ImmunoEngineering, as well as, to foster interdisciplinary efforts in building a presence in this field both at Emory University and Georgia Instiute of Technology.

Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Insternational Society (TERMIS) (November 10 - 13, 2013)
A four-day conference bringing together persons interested in in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Translational Research in Genomic Medicine (August 15 - 16, 2013)
A two-day course on the assessment of genomic applications in clinical and preventive medicine.

Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™ (April 25, 2013)
A six full-day entrepreneur training course (over 7 weeks) for faculty start-up founders.

The Daniel S. Blumenthal Public Health Summit: Preventing Obesity Through the Life Stages (April 2-3, 2013)

4th Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference: Innovative Research Collaborations in Times of Uncertain Funding (February 7, 2013)

Use and Abuse of Neuroimaging in the Courtroom: A Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Ethical Issues in Neuroimaging (December 7 - 8, 2012)
Neuroethics Conference, presented by Radiology and Imaging Sciences/Emory Center for Ethics.

Predictive Health Symposium: Lessons Learned from Cancer (December 6 - 7, 2012)

2012 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting: Advancing Human Health and Well Being (October 24 - 27, 2012)

The 7th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Vascular Biology and Cardiovascular Disease (April 26 - 27, 2012)

19th Annual Southeastern Regional Yeast Meeting (SERYM) 2012 (February 24 - 26, 2012)

Third Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference: Commercialization of Discoveries (February 9, 2012)

Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Workshop (December 15 - 16, 2011)

Molecular & Translational Imaging Workshop: From Mouse to Man (September 14, 2011)

Vasculata 2011 (July 26 - 29, 2011)

2nd Annual Surgical Invention Convention (April 7 - 8, 2011)

Academic and Industry Intersection Conference (February 2, 2011)

Sickle Cell Disease Symposium: Integrated Approaches Toward Advances in Treatment & Health (November 4 - 5, 2010)

New Approaches to IgA Nephropathy (October 26, 2010)

BioInterface 2010 (October 18 - 20, 2010)

AIDS Vaccine 2010 (September 28 - October 1, 2010)

First International Conference on Microneedles (May 23 - 25, 2010)

Combined MR/PET Imaging: Exploring the Possibilities of an Emerging Technology (April 8, 2010)

18th Annual "Bud" Suddath Symposium: Biology of Personalized Medicine (April 8 - 9, 2010)

Academic and Industry Intersection: Accessing Partners (February 3, 2010)

17th Annual "Bud" Suddath Symposium: Future Directions in Biosciences & Bioengineering Research (April 16 - 17, 2009)

Emory Neurosciences Symposium (April 17, 2009)

The 4th National Symposium on Predictive Health (December 15 - 16, 2008)

Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Workshop (December 14 - 16, 2008)

The 6th International Glyco T Conference (May 17 - 20, 2008)

Center for Systems Imaging (CSI) Rollout Event (April 2, 2008)

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