Special Invited Sessions

Special invited sessions will be arranged on August 14th.

Detailed schedule will be announced later.

Session #1:   E-Textiles: Energy devices, sensors, and their integration towards wearable healthcare and soft robotics
Chair: Prof. Hyun-Joong Chung, University of Alberta, Canada


1) Super-elastic multi-material fibers for healthcare, advanced textiles and soft robotics, Prof. Fabien Sorin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Swiss (Invited)

2) A Solution for Wearable Electronics: Electroless Nickel-Immersion Gold Coatings for Stretchable Conductors and e-Textiles, Prof. Tricia Breen Carmichael, University of Windsor, Canada (Invited)

3) Electronic textile for skin-mountable biomedical decive, Prof. Kyung-In Jang, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea (Invited)

4) Force myography: a step forward, Prof. Carlo Menon, Simon Fraser University, Canada (Invited)

5) From Bench to Bed-side, Lab to Market, and Scientist to CEO, Prof. Jana Rieger, University of Alberta, Canada (Invited)

Session #2:   Flexible Bio-medial Sensors/Electronics
Chair: Prof. Tae-il Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

1) [A nanoscale electrochemical sensor for measuring changes in blood-glucose levels], [Prof. Jeongwon Park], [School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa,  Canada] (Invited)

2) [Imperceptible sensor foils for soft electronics and machines], [Prof. Martin Kaltenbrunner], [Linz Institute of Technology, Johannes Kepler University, Austria] (Invited)

3) [Soft Sensing Devices and Technologies for Wearables, Robotics and Prosthetics Systems], [Prof. Benjamin Tee], [Department of Materials Science and Engieering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore] (Invited)

4) [Wearable and Implantable Devices ‘On the Go’], [Prof. Canan Dagdeviren], [Media lab, MIT, USA] (Invited)

5) [Unconventional Bio-integrated Electronics towards Human-Machine Interface], [Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Prof. Ki Jun Yu], [Yonsei University, Korea] (Invited)

6) [Self-assembled flexible neural probes for stable neural activity recordings], [Prof. Ying Fang], [CAS Key Laboratory for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterials & Nanosafety, China] (Invited)

Session #3:   Flexible Bio-medical Sensors
Chair: Prof. Hui Fang, Northeastern University, USA

1) Prof. Shadi Dayeh, UCSD (Invited)

2) Prof. Chi Hwan Lee, Purdue U (Invited)

3) Prof. Tae-il Kim, SKKU (Invited)

4) Prof. Xue Feng, Tsinghua U (Invited)

5) Prof. Michael Daniele, NCSU (Invited)

6) Prof. Wen Li, MSU (Invited)

Session #4:   Stretchable Devices
Chair: Prof. Pooi See Lee, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
Session #5: 
Chair: Prof. Matti Mäntysalo, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Session #6: From the Laboratory to the Manufacturing Floor: Scalable Processes for Flexible Electronics

Chairs: Dr. Scott Miller, NextFlex and Dr. Benjamin Leever, AFRL
Session #7: TBA