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UBEC 2019 Schedule

The schedule for UBEC 2019 will include exciting and educational presentations and events spanning the diverse fields of biomedical engineering.

Register for UBEC

Join us in Salt Lake City for the 2019 Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference! Registration is free!

Submit an Abstract

Join the great tradition of UBEC by presenting your research.  Positions are available for BOTH poster and oral presentations! UBEC 2019 Abstract and Presentation Guidelines


We are pleased to announce that the 2019 keynote speaker is Dr. James Kennedy, an alum of the U of U bioengineering department!

Dr. Kennedy is medical device development expert. He graduated with a BS and PhD from the University of Utah with an emphasis on biomaterials and bioengineering. He has 13 years experience developing disposable medical devices including devices aimed treating head lice, diagnostics for rapid identification of contagious pathogens, and device to protect against catheter related blood-stream infections. For the last 7 years, he has focused on developing dialyzers and membranes that provide better patient outcomes by improving blood-dialyzer interactions. Dr. Kennedy currently leads the new product development group in the Dialyzer and Membrane division for Fresenius Medical care. He lives in Sankt Wendel, Germany.