ASME Conference to Explore Technical Advances in Biomedical Devices

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2010 -- ASME has announced the 5th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference and Exhibition, examining the technology that is driving innovation in the biomedical industry.  The conference is set for Sept. 20-21, 2010, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif.

Including technical presentations grouped in five main tracks, the two-day information exchange will cover new advances in bone regeneration, tissue implantation, and health monitoring and diagnostics.  A special panel session on Sept. 20 will explore the topic, “Innovation Pipeline: From Idea to Product.”

In addition, the conference will feature poster sessions as well as an exhibition of leading-edge products and services used in the biomedical industry.  Exhibitors include Instron, Simulia, Tribal Engineering, and other firms that are making strong contributions to human health and rehabilitation.

The ASME Emerging Technologies Institute is sponsor of the 5th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference and Exhibition, which will attract leading experts in bioengineering and clinical research.  The conference will include two plenary speakers: Edmund Y.S. Chao, Ph.D., emeritus professor at the Mayo Clinic, and Shu Chien, Ph.D., professor and director of the Bioengineering Institute of California at the University of California.

About ASME
ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.

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ASME Contact:
John Varrasi, ASME
varrasij@asme.org or 212.591.8158