SoCalBio Digital Health Conference

SoCalBio Digital Health Conference

Medical Grade Wearables:
Innovation, Market Opportunities, and Regulatory Challenges

Hotel Maya
700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

November 9, 2018  —  8:00 am – 6:30 pm

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Draft Agenda

8:00    Introduction

8:15    Keynote presentation:

Consumer vs medical digital health wearables: trends, competitive dynamics, market drivers, emerging applications, and disruptive technologies

8:45    Break

8:55    Panel I:

Medical wearables hubs: money flows, technology transfer, role of digital titans vs startup activities

9:55    Break

10:00  Southern California wearable device showcase1:

Applications for medical diagnostics and screening

11:00  Break

11:05  Southern California wearable device showcase2:

Applications for other medical purposes

12:05  Networking Luncheon:

1:00    Luncheon keynote:

Future of wearables: role of enabling technologies (genomics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality)

1:45    Breaks

2:00    Southern California enabling technology Showcase 3:

Advances in electronics, sensors and smart material, improvement in connectivity and data transmission and processing, power management systems

3:00    Break

3:05    Panel II: 

Consumer adoption, privacy, who owns the data

4:05    Break

4:10    Panel III:

Public policy and regulatory reforms

5:10    Final remarks

5:30    Concluding reception:

Meet the speakers

6:30    Conference adjourns

Who Attends

  • Medical device developers
  • Component manufacturers
  • Information technology providers
  • Information security professionals
  • Digital health investors
  • Providers & Payers
  • Pharmaceutical/OTC manufacturers
  • Research organizations, universities, institutes
  • Public sector
  • Clinical/contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Associations & advocacy groups

About SoCalBio

Southern California Biomedical Council (SoCalBio) is a nonprofit, member-supported trade association that serves the biotech, medtech, IVD  and digital health communities in the six counties that comprise the Greater Los Angeles region (Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside and San Bernardino). SoCalBio is actively promoting digital health as a vibrant and fast-growing component of the Los Angeles “health and wellness” economy.  Find information about SoCalBio at: