Congress Programme

GNB 2018, the Sixth National Congress of Bioengineering, will be held on 25 – 27 June 2018 at the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.  The programme will be updated continuously up to the conference. Early Bird registration will be opened soon.

AGENDA

Day 1 | 25 June 2018 | Politecnico di Milano, Room De Donato

08:00-8:30 | Registration

08:30-09:00 | Welcome address, Ferruccio Resta, Rector, Politecnico di Milano

09:00-10.00 | Keynote speaker – Hans Van Oosterwyck, KU Leuven, Leuven // “Quantifying cellular forces during endothelial cell migration and vascular invasion”

Chair: Luca Cristofolini, Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

10:00-10:30 | Coffee break

10:30-12:00 | Podium session (in collaboration with ESB-ITA)

Chairs: Christian Cipriani, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa – Federica Caselli, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”

12:00-12:30 | Poster track presentation – Michele Conti, Università degli Studi di Pavia
Poster Track 1 – Biomechanics and mechanobiology / Poster Track 6 – Neural and rehabilitation engineering / S2P – GNB 2018 “Your idea in a tweet and an image”

GOVERNMENT FORUM

Moderator: Maria Chiara Carrozza, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa

14:00-14:15 | Introduction

14:15-14:45 | Daniela Corda, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

14:45-15:15 | Roberto Cingolani, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

15:15-15:45 | Ugo Della Croce, Università degli Studi di Sassari

15:45-16:30 | Discussion

16:30-17:00 | Coffee break & posters

17:00-18:30 | Parallel sessions
Session 1 | PhD in Bioengineering Forum – Andrea Aliverti, Politecnico di Milano – Maria Gabriella Signorini, Politecnico di Milano (Room De Donato)
17:00-17:10 – PhD Bioengineering in Italy. State-of-the-art.
17:10-17:50 – Four recent stories of PhDs
17:50-18:30 – Round table (four answers from ‘influencers’)
Both PhDs and influencers come from a large BIO company, an entrepreneurship experience, a foreign Academia, a non-academic research institutions

Session 2 | ESB-ITA general assembly (Room S.15)

20:00-23:00 | PhD social event

Day 2 | 26 June 2018 | Politecnico di Milano, Room De Donato

08:00-09:00 | Registration

09:00-10.00 | Keynote speaker – Lena Maier-Hein, DKFZ – Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, Heidelberg // “Combioscopy: A multidisciplinary approach to interventional cancer care”

Chair: Riccardo Bellazzi, Università degli Studi di Pavia

10:00-10:30 | Coffee break

10:30-12:00 | Open Podium Session (in collaboration with IEEE-Italian Chapter on Engineering in Medicine and Biology)

Chairs: Gianna Toffolo, Università degli Studi di Padova – Annalisa Bonfiglio, Università degli Studi di Cagliari

12:00-12:30 | Poster track presentation – Cristiana Corsi, Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

Poster Track 3 – E-Health and bioinformatics / Poster Track 4 – Signal processing and medical image processing

14:00-17:00 | Parallel sessions

Session 1 | CLINICAL ENGINEERING FORUM

Moderator: Sergio Cerutti, Politecnico di Milano
14:00-14:15 | Introduction

14:15-14:45 | Elena Bottinelli, Irccs Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi and Irccs Ospedale San Raffaele

14:45-15:15 | Lorenzo Leogrande, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli

15:15-15:45 | Diego Bravar, Biovalley Investments S.p.A.

15:45-16:15 | Discussion

Session 2 | S2P – GNB 2018: Innovation Corner (Closed Session, access by invitation only)

16:15-16:45 | Coffee break & posters

18:00-23:00 | Cultural Event & Dinner

Day 3 | 27 June 2018 | Politecnico di Milano, Room De Donato

08:00-9:00 | Registration

09:00-10:00 | Keynote speaker – Paolo Bonato, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Chair: Silvestro Micera, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa

10:00-10:30 | Coffee break

10:30-12:00 | Oral Presentations

Chairs: Paolo Netti, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II – Antonella Motta, Università degli Studi di Trento

12:00-12:30 | Poster track presentation – Andrea Remuzzi, Università degli Studi di Bergamo

Poster Track 1 – Biomechanics and mechanobiology / Poster Track 2 – Biomaterials and tissue engineering / Poster Track 5 – Artificial Organs, Medical and assistive robotics

INDUSTRY FORUM

Moderator: Riccardo Pietrabissa, Politecnico di Milano
14:00-14:15 | Introduction

14:15-14:45 | Fabrizio Landi, Panakes Partners SGR

14:45-15:15 | Enrico Perfler, 1MED SA

15:15-15:45 | Discussion

15:45-16:30 | Scientific Tracks, Sponsor Awards and S2P – GNB 2018 Award

16:30-16:35 | Closure of the GNB 2018

16:45-18:15 | GNB Council