2020 Speakers

Dr John Allen
Dr John Allen

Main Affiliation
Head of Service, Microvascular Services, Northern Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Preliminary Talk Title
Challenges and opportunities for vascular optics in clinical practice

Aymen Alian, MBChB

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Division Chief of Obstetric & Gynecological Anesthesiology at the Yale University Medical Center

Preliminary Talk Title
Lower Body Negative Pressure (BNP): an experimental model for physiology research and monitor development

Prof Topun Austin
Prof Topun Austin

Main Affiliation
Consultant Neonatologist in Cambridge and Honorary Professor of Neurophotonics at University College London

Preliminary Talk Title
Shining light on the newborn brain’ focusing on the use of near-infrared spectroscopy and diffuse optical imaging to study haemodynamics and perfusion in the newborn

Steven J. Barker, PhD, MD

Main Affiliation
Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology, University of Arizona and Chief Science Officer, Masimo Corporation

Preliminary Talk Title
Recent Developments in Monitoring of Oxygenation

Philip E. Bickler, MD, PhD 

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member, Professor In Residence at UCSF and assumed directorship of the UCSF Hypoxia Laboratory.

Preliminary Talk Title
Predicting clinical outcomes with non-invasive measurements of tissue oxygen and blood flow

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member. Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair of Perioperative Medicine at UCLA Medical Center and is also the Section Editor for Technology, Computing, and Monitoring for the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Preliminary Talk Title
Predictive Physiological Monitoring: Using Machine learning to Forecast Monitoring Parameters

Anura s. Fernando
Anura S. Fernando 

Main Affiliation
Chief Innovation Architect – Medical Systems Interoperability & Security, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, UL,USA

Preliminary Talk Title
Give and Take – Balancing Interoperability with Cybersecurity

Hartmut Gehring, MD, PhD

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member and Professor of Anesthesiology at the University Medical Center of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck. Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Lübeck and serves on the board of directors of the German Society of Biomedical Engineering.

Preliminary Talk Title
Continuous non-invasive blood pressure monitoring

PROF ALEXEI KAMSHILIN
Prof Alexei Kamshilin

Main Affiliation
Faculty of Applied Optics, ITMO University, St Petersburg, Russia

Preliminary Talk Title
Imaging photoplethysmography as a tool to assess brain neurovascular activity

Robert J. Kopotic, MSN, PhDh, FAARC

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member and Director of FORE-SIGHT Clinical Affairs, Critical Care, Edwards Lifesciences

Preliminary Talk Title
Individualized hemodynamic & ventilatory management via multi-organ tissue oximetry

Panicos Kyriacou, MSc, PhD

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV 2020 Committee Chair and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre and Associate Dean for Research at City University London, UK

Preliminary Talk Title
Non-invasive Intracranial monitoring utilising the Photoplethysmograph

Dr Sung Hyun Nam

Main Affiliation
Master at Samsung Electronics, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Samsung Electronics Co.

Preliminary Talk Title
Recent Advances in Mobile Healthcare Sensor Technology

Professor Meir Nitzan
Professor Meir Nitzan

Main Affiliation
Department of Applied Physics/Electro-Optics, Lev Academic Center, JCT, Jerusalem, Israel

Preliminary Talk Title
Pulse oximetry with two wavelengths in the infrared region – more accurate measurement of arterial oxygen saturation

Prof Vasilis Ntziachristos

Main Affiliation
Director of the Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

Preliminary Talk Title
Replacing NIRS: Optoacoustic Spectroscopy and Imaging of oxygenation and microvasculature

Kirk H. Shelley, MD, PhD

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member, Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale University in New Haven, CT and Board Certified in Anes-thesiology and Internal Medicine

Preliminary Talk Title
Lower Body Negative Pressure (BNP): an experimental model for physiology research and monitor development

PROF MERVYN SINGER
Prof Mervyn Singer

Main Affiliation
Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Head, Research Department of Clinical Physiology, Division of Medicine, Director, Bloomsbury Institute of Intensive Care Medicine Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, UK

Preliminary Talk Title
Monitoring tissue oxygenation to assess organ well-being in high-risk or critically ill patients

Dr Ilias Tachtsidis
Dr Ilias Tachtsidis

Main Affiliation
Welcome Trust Senior Fellow and Reader in Biomedical Engineering. Head of Multi-Modal Spectroscopy Group at UCL, UK

Preliminary Talk Title
Optical Bedside Biomarkers of Brain Function in Birth Asphyxiated Infants and Beyond

Sandy Weininger, PhD

Main Affiliation
IAMPOV Committee member and senior engineer within the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH.). Member of the ASTM’s F29-Devices in the Integrated Clinical Environment Committee and Chair of the ASTM Pulse Oximeter Committee and the FDA’s Liaison to IEC TC 62 and SC 62A, committees responsible for safety of electormedical equipment.

Preliminary Talk Title
Complexity in medical device standards development