3rd International Symposium on Pediatric Medical Devices

Individualized and Child-Centered Medical Technology

Paediatric medical technology as a cross-sectional subject is needed by all sub-specialities. With unmet clinical needs and untapped potential for medical technology solutions for children, user and patient-centered innovation can be made possible. Pediatric Medical Devices is the prime target of individualized medical technology.

Day 1 | February 9, 2021 

Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Trials for Children

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Topics

  • MDR
  • EUDAMED 
  • The FDA approach
  • Custom-made devices & orphan medical devices
  • Clinical evaluation 
  • Regulatory Affairs meets uprising technologies 
  • Proving the effectiveness of pediatric medical devices
  • Transfer & Translation 
  • Computational Modeling and Real-World Evidence/ Data

Speaker

  • Dr. Fabio D’Atri | European Commission, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Prof. Dr. Antje Neubert, Erlangen | Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Sauerland | Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG), Köln, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Imhoff | Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Lenarz | Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • Dr. Marc Horner | ANSYS, Canonsburg, PA, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Danne | Kinder- und Jugendkrankenhaus Auf der Bult, Hannover, Germany

Day 2 | February 16, 2021 

Virtual & Augmented Reality in
child health

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Topics

  • VR in the Children’s Hospital
  • Distraction from anxiety and pain
  • Therapy and Intervention
  • Education, Training and Simulation
  • Planning and conception of clinical VR for children
  • Effects and side effects of VR
  • Ethics for research and use of VR in  children
  • Tools for VR

Speaker

  • Prof. Dr. Hunter Hoffmann | University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 
  • Dr. Sören Walther-Larsen | Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, DK 
  • Prof. Dr. Jeffrey I. Gold | University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA 
  • Dr. Anna Felnhofer | PedVR Lab, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, A 
  • Dr. Fabio Botelho | McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CA 
  • Prof. Dr. Chris Paton | University of Oxford, Oxford, UK 
  • Prof. Dr. Lüder Kahrs | University of Toronto, Ontario, CA
  • Dr. Oliver Basu | Universitätsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
  • Stefan Liszio, M. Sc. | Universität Duisburg-Essen. Duisburg, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Tilo Mentler | Hochschule Trier, Trier, Germany 
  • Dr. Kathrin Kelly | Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany 
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Madary | University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, USA
  • Dipl. biol. Kristina Bäsler | Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
  • Dr. Silvia de Weerdt | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Amsterdam, NL

Day 3 | February 23, 2021

Pediatric Medical Devices: Research and Development

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Topics

  • Bioinspired technologies
  • Uprising technologies
  • 3D- Printing and Additive Manufacturing
  • Magnetic Surgery
  • Pediatric Robotics and robotized laparoscopic instruments
  • Adapting medical technology for global surgery in LMIC
  • Telemedicine in Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery
  • AI and Imaging
  • Deep Learning approaches for medical assistance systems

Speaker

  • Prof. Michael Harrison | UCSF, USA 
  • Prof. dr. ir. Paul Breedveed | Technische Universiteit Delft, NL 
  • Dr. Hannah Thompson | King’s College, London, UK
  • Dr. Dr. Carsten Engelmann | Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg, Neuruppin, Germany 
  • Prof. Lutz Wünsch | Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany 
  • Prof. Lucas Krauel | University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Dr. Carina Hopfner | LMU München, Munich, Germany 
  • Prof. Dr. Wim van Gemert | Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, NL 
  • PD Dr. med. Jan Gödeke | Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Mainz, Germany 
  • Prof. Dr. Anna-Kathrin Hell | Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany 
  • Dr. Röll | Magdeburg, Germany