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Wednesday, April 06, 2016 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Cornell MedTech Member MeetUp

Overview presentations by Cornell and other MedTech members. Lots of Networking! Resource tables! Concurrent tours of cutting-edge facilities at Cornell. Networking reception. 

AGENDA for MedTech's Member MeetUp at Cornell University on April 6:

1:00PM - Registration and Networking; visit Resource Tables
1:30PM - Welcoming remarks by MedTech President Jessica Crawford
1:35PM - Cornell overview by Marjolein van der Meulen, James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering and Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University and a Senior Scientist in the Research Division of the Hospital for Special Surgery.
1:40PM - Overview of Cornell Resources for New York State Companies by Tom Schryver, Director of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute (EII) at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (JGSM), and leader of the Cornell Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA).

1:55PM - Presentation by MedTech member FTT Manufacturing
2:10PM - Presentation by MedTech member Tanner-Ibbotson

2:25PM - Networking break and interact at Resource Tables

2:40PM - Assemble in groups for tours
3:00PM - Concurrent tours of Cornell facilities (tentative selection): (please sign up at the registration desk on arrival; preference given to non-Cornell attendees)

  • Biomedical Engineering Imaging Facilities
  • Institute of Biotechnology Mass Spec, Genomics & Proteomics Facilities
  • Cornell Center for Materials Research Imaging Facilities
  • McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences Incubator Facility

4:00PM - Poster Session, Resource Tables and Networking Reception
5:30PM - Adjourn meeting

REGISTRATION: More info and for MedTech members to register. Please indicate any dietary or mobility restrictions so we may accommodate your request. Cornell University is a proud member of MedTech Association. Through Cornell’s membership, all students, faculty and staff are able to attend this event. There are a limited number of complimentary tickets for this Member MeetUp. To receive a complimentary ticket and register for this event, please email Susi Varvayanis ( To register for this event using one of Cornell’s complimentary tickets, go here and click the “register now” button. Once in Eventbrite, enter the promo code: MEETUP_CORNELL(You will use this code on the first page of Eventbrite webpage. Below where you would put in the quantity for number of tickets, there is a link that says “enter promotional code.” Once the code has been applied, the tickets should be $0). As there are a limited number of complimentary tickets, registration is first come, first serve, so I encourage you to register now!

PARKING recommendation: in the garage by Scholkopf Field, accessed via Hoy Road. Permits can be purchased at the Hoy Road information booth or online (see #4121 Hoy Lot South) at $1.50/hr until 5pm. Link to Cornell University's interactive campus map.

Confirmed attendees include:




Organized by the Cornell BEST Program and hosted by the Kevin M. McGovern Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences in partnership with Cornell's Center for Materials Research (CCMR), Cornell's Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute (EII), the Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA), and MedTech.


Cornell's Ithaca campus
4th floor Weill Hall
Register by April 1
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