November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
2017 Minneapolis Content Schedule
Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.
Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab), Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Pamela Omdahl, PhD (Medtronic), Jay Reid (Medtronic Global Medical Education), Michael Bateman, PhD (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab)
Dale Larson, Director of Commercial Initiatives, Draper Labs
Dale Larson is the Director of Commercial Initiatives at Draper Laboratory where he is responsible for the identification and development of new opportunities to support Draper's Biomedical Solutions and Energy & Transportation businesses.
Prior to his current position he was the Director of Biomedical Solutions where he led the business development efforts to fund technology development to create impactful solutions to important problems in healthcare. Draper is currently working on technologies in the Human Organ Systems (organs on chips), Automated bioprocessing for cellular therapies (e.g. CAR T), Rapid diagnostics, and neurotechnology. Draper's biomedical work begins with new ideas and concludes with a licensing event or a spinoff.
Draper's Biomedical Solutions work is currently funded by a mix of sponsors that include DARPA-BTO, the NIH, DTRA and pharma and medtech companies.
Prior to joining Draper he was the founding Director of the Technology & Engineering Center at Harvard Medical School. He has also worked at Johnson & Johnson, Arthur D. Little, and Bell Telephone Laboratory.
He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.