Friday, July 20

Continental Breakfast for all Attendees / Committee Meetings


Session 6: Brodel Memorial Lecture

8:00am – 9:00am CEU’s: 0.1 Art

Meet the Speakers & Coffee Break

9:00am – 9:30am

Session 7: Diversity

9:30am – 11:00am CEU’s: 0.1 Art

Designing Accessible VR & AR Experiences

Drew Fast – Virtual Reality has tremendous potential to change the ways people work, play and learn; however, this new medium presents unique challenges to inclusive design. Accessibility is always one of the first things on the chopping block when working on a tight...

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Session 8: Lightning Talks – Fast & Furious

11:00am – 11:30am CEU’s: 0.05 Art

Connecting Artists and Scientists

Kyle McClary – Art and science are natural companions. Both are a means of investigation and discovery. Both involve ideas, theories, and hypotheses that we test in places where mind and hand come together—the laboratory and studio. Artists, like scientists,...

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Speaking Digital Animations into Existence

Chris Manfre – Visual learners sitting in science classes struggle to grasp concepts through lectures given with pictures and drawings on white boards. Although there are countless animations, 3D renderings and other digital content online that can aide professors in...

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Augmenting Pharma and Device Client Engagement with AR

Rick Gersony, FAMI – Pharma and medical device sales people have less time to effectively communicate complex ideas and engage their clients. One solution is to transform traditional business card into a delightful augmented reality (AR) teaching tool that enhances...

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Free 3D Model Neurons Accurate to Nanoscale Resolution

Amy Robinson Sterling – Amy Robinson Sterling will share an update on neurons reconstructed in Eyewire, a brain mapping game that was presented at AMI in 2016. Eyewire sits at the intersection of science and design, inviting puzzle gamers from around the world to work...

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Adding Cultural Diversity to Our Imagery

  Todd Buck, CMI, FAMI – We as illustrators and educators have a unique opportunity to promote inclusiveness, empathy, and compassion through the people we represent in our illustrations. "Another WASP! Where is the ethnic diversity?" This was written on one of...

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Lunch on Your Own

11:30 – 1:30pm

Session 9:  Design & UX

1:30pm – 2:30pm CEU’s: 0.1 Art

Designing Education and Engagement for Everyone

Michael Horvath – Creating designs that look great is simple. The ultimate design is one that has broad-audience engagement and works for everyone. Universal design, the design of making things usable by all people, can be challenging. Designers need to use strategies...

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Concurrent Sessions:

Concurrent A: 2:30pm – 3:30pm CEU’s: 0.1 Business
Concurrent B: 3:30pm – 4:30pm CEU’s: 0.1 Art
Concurrent C: 4:30pm – 5:30pm CEU’s: 0.05 Business and 0.05 Art

Concurrent B: From Doctor to Designer

Lucas Artusi – Design has long dealt with how to translate human needs into desirable solutions in areas as diverse as consumer goods, banking, and humanitarian aid. But outside of medical devices, design is a relative newcomer to the world of healthcare, and is all...

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Vesalius Trust Poster Session

Vesalius Trust Poster Session

3:30pm – 4:30pm CEU’s: TBA –The Vesalius Trust, in association with Association of Medical Illustrators, will be holding its 2018 Annual Poster Session at the upcoming Annual Conference. All 2017 applicants to the VT Scholarship program have an opportunity to present...

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Free Evening/Dine Arounds