Guest Speakers at the HS/HSL Maker Expo

Keynote @ 10am, Speakers Session @ 12:30pm

We’re pleased to present the HS/HSL Maker Expo to bring together health workers, researchers, and entrepreneurs using or interested in emerging technologies like 3D printing and design, virtual reality, and more.

Join us on March 6 to hear about innovative health care projects from Baltimore and beyond. Talks will focus on:

  • bringing prototyping tools and makerspaces into hospitals
  • 3D printing custom prostheses for patients with conductive hearing loss
  • building customized assistive devices for physical therapy patients
  • commercializing robotics therapy research
  • supporting local medical device startups and manufacturing

The following speakers will be featured:

Anna Young
CEO, MakerHealth
Co-founder, MakerNurse

Keynote: “A Maker Revolution in Health”


Jeffrey Hirsch, MD
Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine

“Surgical Reconstruction of the Ossicular Chain with Custom 3D Printed Ossicular Prosthesis”


Amy Hurst, PhD
Human Centered Computing
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

“Challenges and Opportunities for Integrating 3D Printing into Physical Therapy”


Bradley Hennessie
Co-founder, NextStep Robotics
Former Clinical Research Specialist, University of Maryland School of Medicine

“Research Translation: Lab to Clinic”


Jeff Quinn
Co-President, Director of Engineering and Development
Engineered Medical Systems, Inc

“The Factory and The LaunchPort: Medical Device Manufacturing and Startup Accelerator”

Additionally, exhibitors will share information about their services and provide hands-on demonstrations of:

  • 3D bio printers
  • virtual reality microscopy and radiology
  • image analysis and visualization software
  • entrepreneurial support
  • and more!

Registration is free.
Refreshments and boxed lunch will be provided.

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time: 9:30am – 3pm
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus Center, Elm Ballrooms
Cost: Free


The HS/HSL Maker Expo is made possible thanks to: Health Sciences and Human Services Library, NNLM SEA, arivis, TEDCO, and UM Ventures.

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