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Schedule at a Glance

Tentative

Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Swissôtel, Chicago, IL

Time

Event

6:00–7:00 am

Exhibitor Setup

7:00–8:00 am

Registration and Poster Mounting

8:00–8:15 am

Welcoming Remarks

Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE, American College of Surgeons

Gyusung Lee, PhD, American College of Surgeons

Mandayam Srinivasan, PhD, MIT and University College London

8:15–9:25 am

Keynote Address

Therapeutic Principles for Bridging the Surgeon / Engineer Culture Gap in MedTech

Pierre E. Dupont, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard

9:25–10:35 am

Special Panel: How to Build Better Surgical Simulators

 

Moderator

Ahmed Ghazi, MD, University of Rochester

Panelists  

Gladys Fernandez, MD, Baystate Simulation Center

Thenkurussi Kesavadas, PhD, University of Albany

John P. Lenihan, MD FACOG, Surgical Science

10:35–10:50 am

Morning Break and Exhibitor Visit

10:50–12:00 pm

Abstract Presentation 1

12:00–1:00 pm

Lunch and Exhibitor Visit

1:00–2:30 pm

Cognitive Task Analysis Workshop, An Important Step for Simulator Development – What, Why, and How?

David Hananel, BSEE, BACS University of Washington 

Victoria Roach, PhD University of Washington 

2:30–3:30 pm

Poster Presentation

3:30–3:50 pm

Afternoon Break and Exhibitor Visit

3:50–4:30 pm

Abstract Presentation 2

4:30–4:45 pm

Suggestions for the 2024 Meeting

4:45–5:00 pm

Closing

Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE, American College of Surgeons

Mandayam Srinivasan, PhD, MIT and University College London

Gyusung Lee, PhD, American College of Surgeons