Wednesday, October 17
8AM - 6PM
Biltmore Hotel & Suites
Santa Clara, California

Registration opens 7:45 – 8:30 AM
Welcome and Introduction 8:30 – 8:45 AM
Polymer materials and processing for microfluidic applications
Donald W. Johnson, Ph.D., MBA
DJ DevCorp
8:45 – 9:30 AM
An overview of bonding techniques for microfluidic chip fabrication
Ray Karam
President and CEO
9:30 – 10:15 AM
Break and Exhibits 10:15 – 10:55 PM
Microfluidic devices for drug delivery with nano-size positional accuracy
Donna Bibber
President and CEO
Micro Engineering Solutions
10:55 – 11:40 AM
Microfluidic lab on a chip (LOC) devices for label-free detection, separation and in vitro culture of cells
Tohid Fatanat Didar
Visiting Researcher
Harvard Medical School
11:40 – 12:25 PM
Lunch and Exhibits 12:25 – 1:25 PM
Microfluidics for applications in sensing and biochemical high-throughput screening
Sindy Tang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Stanford University
1:25 – 2:10 PM
Integrated micropump technology for LOC applications
Alexander Govyadinov, Ph.D.
R&D Engineer
2:10 – 2:55 PM
Break and Exhibits 2:55 – 3:25 PM
Drop-on-demand inkjet technology with picoliter drop size ejection for materials deposition, precision dosing and aerosol generation
Martin Schoeppler
President and CEO
3:25 – 4:10 PM
Microfluidic technologies for low cost healthcare
Mehdi Javanmard, Ph.D.
Microfluidics and Biosensors Researcher
Stanford University
4:10 – 4:55 PM
Wrap up 4:55 – 5:00 PM
Reception 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Topics will include:
  • microfluidic and nanofluidic technology advances
  • emerging microfluidic fabrication techniques
  • microfluidic modeling and simulation
  • imaging and detection technologies for microfluidic applications
  • high-volume manufacturing of microfluidic devices and systems
  • microfluidic technologies for biomedical applications such as biological cell research, diagnostics, point-of-care devices, integrated "sample-to-answer" systems, lab-on-a-chip devices and drug development
  • microfluidic technologies for industrial and computing applications such as chip cooling, computer displays and microreactors
Call for Speakers

If you are interested in joining us as a speaker for this event, please email Dr. Mike Pinelis at

Agenda and panels are subject to change.