Technical Program

*Please note this schedule is subject to change. Check back frequently for updates. Last updated: 10.11.19.

Wednesday, December 11


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Welcoming Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker: Ricard Sole, ICREA-Complex Systems Lab UPF-IBE
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 AM Session 1: Organoids
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Invited Speaker:Eri Hashino, Indiana University School of Medicine
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Invited Speaker: Jordi Guiu, University of Copenhagen
11:30AM - 12:00 PM Invited Speaker: Miki Ebisuya, EMBL Barcelona
12:00 AM - 12:20 PM Selected Speaker:
12:20 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
  Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Session 2: Technologies for the In Vitro Morphogenesis
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Invited Speaker:Susana M. Chuva de Sousa Lopes, Leiden University Medical Center
2:30PM - 3:00 PM Invited Speaker: Zhisong He, ETH Zurich
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Invited Speaker: Shoji Takeuchi, The University of Tokyo
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00-4:20 PM Selected Speaker
4:20-4:40 PM Selected Speaker
4:40-5:00 PM Selected Speaker
5:00-5:20 PM Selected Speaker

Thursday, December 12


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
   
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker: Emma Rawlins, Gurdon Institute
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 3: Synthetic Embroys: Modeling Early Development
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Invited Speaker: Nicolas Rivron, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Invited Speaker: Marta Shahbazi, University of Cambridge
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Invited Speaker: Vikas Trivedi, EMBL Barcelona
12:00 AM - 12:15 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Session 4: Engineering Approaches to Tackle Challenges of In Vitro Human Tissues
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Invited Speaker: Jianping Fu, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2:30PM - 3:00 PM Invited Speaker: Nuria Montserrat , IBEC, Barcelona
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Invited Speaker: Mo Ebrahimkhani, University of Pittsburgh
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00-4:20 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
4:20-4:40 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
4:40-5:00 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
5:00-5:20 PM Selected Speaker:TBD
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Poster Session and reception

Friday, December 13


7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Guest Speaker: Mark Post, Maastricht University
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 5: Stem cells, Novel Appplications and the Future
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Invited Speaker:Todd McDevitt, University of California, San Francisco
11:00 AM -11:30 AM Invited Speaker: Ben Cosgrove, Cornell University
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Invited Speaker: Tara Deans, University of Utah
12:00 AM - 12:20 PM Selected Speaker: TBD

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM

Selected Speaker: TBD
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Closing Remarks