11 Sep – 13 Sep 2024  | 
 
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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Wearable Technologies Conference
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Speakers include:

Aalok Rai
Aalok Rai
CEO | Founder
upLYFT
upLYFT is at the forefront of soft robotics in wearable technology, combining advanced textiles with artificial intelligence. We have developed the world's first wearable stimulator designed for proprioceptive and osseous stimulation, which significantly improves muscle and bone function in the aging population. Our solution features cutting-edge conductive textiles known for their exceptional conductivity and stretchability, and incorporates smart technology to effectively optimize human function. This innovation allows for seamless integration of data and power within wearables, utilizing AI to enhance and refine human mobility and independence.
Cheng-Hua WU
Cheng-Hua WU
Sales & Marketing Director
Linxens
Mr. Wu Cheng-Hua is the Founder and CEO of FREE Bionics Taiwan and a leader in exoskeleton robotics research. His team developed "FREE Walk," Taiwan's first exoskeleton robot, addressing mobility challenges for millions. This innovation won the R&D 100 Awards in 2016. Under his guidance, FREE Bionics introduced the "world's first data-driven exoskeleton system," combining the "NimBO" joint activity training robot with the "FREE Walk" lower limb exoskeleton robot. This system focuses on precise data analysis to provide personalized and effective rehabilitation experiences. With over a decade of experience in robotic systems, Wu's commitment to innovation and expertise in robotics is shaping the future of exoskeleton technology, enhancing technology and human-machine interaction for societal benefit.
The new generation of data-driven exoskeleton systems developed by FREE Bionics Taiwan enhances clinic capacities, enabling precise and high-quality rehabilitation treatments for patients. Cheng-Hua Wu, CEO of FREE Bionics Taiwan, brings over twenty years of experience in robotics and MedTech to the forefront. At an upcoming showcase, Wu will present this cutting-edge technology and explain its benefits for both patients and hospitals, highlighting how it can revolutionize rehabilitation practices.
Christian Stammel
Christian Stammel
CEO
WT | Wearable Technologies
Christian is founder and CEO of WT Wearable Technologies Group and Navispace AG. Born in 1969, he successfully enables innovation and cooperation in the Internet of Things and wearables sector. Christian had already founded his first IT company during his university years, which went public in 2000. He is one of the digital pioneers with a track record of over 20 years in IoT and has created some world´s firsts including an ECG shirt in 2002. He advises some of the biggest tech companies and organizes with his teams important networking platforms in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Christine Yip
Christine Yip
CEO & Founder
AusMed Global Limited
Christine is a distinguished entrepreneur with expertise in business development, corporate strategy, and the commercialization of innovations. She was honored with the Innovation Technology Award at the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Awards in Hong Kong in 2022. Christine is dedicated to creating non-invasive digital healthcare solutions for diabetes, overweight, and obesity, focusing on home and point-of-care applications to tackle global health challenges. Her research spans digital health, AI-based diet management in preventive medicine, and the development of smart cities to enhance global wellness. Christine holds multiple academic qualifications, including M.Phil., MBL, MPA, and BA (Hon), and is associated with prestigious bodies such as CPA (Australia), the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Accountants, and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (FRM). She has held significant roles at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales, and as Director of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.
The KETOMETRICS breath ketone analyzer and management system marks a significant advancement in healthcare by transitioning from reactive to proactive care. This innovative system is at the forefront of diabetes and wellness management, focusing on the early detection and treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), including challenging cases such as euglycemic DKA (EDKA). It is particularly valuable for high-risk groups, including diabetics using SGLT2 inhibitors, those under stress, the malnourished elderly, and pregnant women. Moreover, KETOMETRICS enables users to track the effectiveness of dietary strategies like ketogenic and low-carb diets with its personalized diet management app. This shift from traditional treatment to prevention emphasizes a user-driven approach to proactive wellness.
Featured Solution/Product:
KETOMETRICS Breath Ketone Analyzer and KETOMETRICS Diet Management App.
Desiree Chua
Desiree Chua
Asia Business Development Manager, Medical Technologies OEM | MedSurg Business
Solventum (formerly 3M Health Care)
Introducing Solventum’s Medical Technologies OEM business
Solventum is built on a history of creating trusted healthcare solutions for more than 70 years as 3M Health Care. We’re carrying that legacy of listening to and innovating for patients forward, and ushering in a new era of care with an independent healthcare company, Solventum. In this presentation, Desiree Chua, Asia Business Development Manager of Solventum’s Medical Technologies OEM business, will introduce some of our expertise in science of skin and science of medical diagnostics, explaining how we put our thought leadership and technologies to work for medical wearables and diagnostics applications.
Gernot Ringling
Gernot Ringling
Managing Director
Messe Düsseldorf Asia Pte Ltd
As managing director of Messe Düsseldorf Asia for over two decades, Ringling has been a part of the Messe Düsseldorf group since 1986, coming to Singapore as general manager of Messe Düsseldorf Asia from September 1995 to October 1998. Appointed in May 2000 as managing director, he is responsible for the company's strategic direction and operational management.
Messe Düsseldorf Asia is one of Asia’s most prominent exhibition organisers and a subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH –organiser of more than 40 international trade fairs of which 20 are world no.1 trade fairs. Messe Düsseldorf Asia oversees trade fairs in the Southeast Asian region and is the regional headquarters of the Messe Düsseldorf group in Southeast Asia.
Through Ringling’s leadership, industry insight and operational expertise, this has strengthened Messe Düsseldorf Asia’s culture of innovation, expanding the company into new regional markets from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, extending its productportfolio and regional reach. Instrumental in conceptualising numerous trade fairs all over Southeast Asia in various industries, such as wire and tube, printing, plastics and rubber, medical and healthcare, metallurgy and foundry, and also wines and spirits, Ringling also played a pivotal role in establishing strategic partnerships with leading international and regional industry associations for these exhibitions.
Besides the Messe Düsseldorf group he has worked with other organisers in Germany as project director for several major shows in different industries. Ringling continues to drive and champion Messe Düsseldorf Asia as a major player in the exhibition industry in Southeast Asia by keeping his fingers on the pulse of the industries in the region.
James Lee
James Lee
COO
V5med
James holds an MBA from the University of Houston and a Bachelor's in Accounting from Chung Yuan Christian University. With over 19 years in the medical device sector, he specializes in CT and ultrasound image CAD, in-vitro diagnostics, and respiratory care. James has driven global commercialization efforts, developing strategies for distribution, strategic alliances, co-branding, and marketing across 52 countries. He has also led international collaborations with esteemed institutions like Stanford University and the University of São Paulo, enhancing medical image detection worldwide.
Kang (John) Choi
Kang (John) Choi
Digital Marketing / Sales
Decentralized Biotechnology Intelligence Co., Ltd
With a foundation in Biomedical Engineering earned from National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, John brings a unique blend of expertise to his role. In addition to his proficiency in Digital Marketing, he possesses a keen aptitude for international product management and global communications, effectively engaging with professionals and clients across diverse cultural backgrounds.
Having honed his skills within innovative corporate environments, John has developed a broad knowledge base extending beyond his core discipline. His capacity for intuitive thinking, enriched by his medical background, enables him to envision product applications and interfaces that prioritize user experience and human-centric design.
Karsten Hoppe
Karsten Hoppe
Business Director – Clinical Wearables
Linxens
Karsten Hoppe has 25 years’ experience in clinical wearables with emphasis on design and product development. Karsten Hoppe has successfully taken several designs to global success and know what makes a good wearable and not.
Mohamed Rehman, M.D.
Mohamed Rehman, M.D.
Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Mohamed Rehman, M.D., is the Chair of Anaesthesiology at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and a professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, specialising in Anaesthesiology, Critical Care, and Paediatrics. He leads the Perioperative Health Informatics Unit to improve patient safety and care quality. An internationally recognised expert in medical informatics, Dr. Rehman previously established the first biomedical informatics programme in paediatric anaesthesia at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in anaesthesiology with subspecialties in critical care and paediatric anaesthesia and holds additional certifications in clinical informatics. Dr. Rehman trained at Mysore Medical College, completed his residencies and fellowships in the U.S., and has authored over 50 publications.
Moritz Schumann, PhD
Moritz Schumann, PhD
Head of the Department of Sports Medicine and Exercise Therapy
Chemnitz University of Technology
Prof. Moritz Schumann leads the Department of Sports Medicine and Exercise Therapy at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. He earned his PhD in Biology of Physical Activity from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, in January 2016 and conducted his post-doctoral studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, where he continues as an honorary research fellow. In late 2016, he joined the German Sport University Cologne’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Sports Medicine, completing his habilitation and receiving the venia legendi in (Clinical) Exercise Physiology in 2022. Prof. Schumann is a founding member and co-chair of the European INTERLIVE®-Network, which focuses on developing gold standards for validating wearable devices. He is actively involved in several large-scale EU-funded projects aimed at enhancing wearable technology use in competitive sports and healthcare. He has authored over 90 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 7 textbooks, book chapters, and more than 70 conference abstracts.
Ryota Masuda, PhD
Ryota Masuda, PhD
President
Nitto Denko Asia Technical Centre Pte. Ltd.
As the President of Nitto Denko Asia Technical Centre Pte. Ltd., Masuda Ryota is tasked with leading both product and business development for the next generation of AI enabled products across multiple industries in both Singapore and Thailand (through Zensorium Thailand Ltd). He was previously the General Manager of International Business Promotion back in Japan and has more than 10 years of experience developing new products.
Scott Montgomery
Scott Montgomery
CEO
Advanced Health Intelligence
Scott Montgomery, CEO at Advanced Health Intelligence (AHI), brings nearly 20 years of health industry leadership to the WT stage. His expertise lies in integrating cutting-edge technology across workplaces, insurance, and healthcare providers to enhance health outcome efficacy and process efficiency. As a charismatic speaker, Scott has delivered industry keynotes and led panels globally. His unique background as a trained exercise physiologist has allowed him to work with high-performance athletes as well as manage chronic illness patients, providing real-world insights into health and disease. Scott’s passion lies in AHI’s mission to improve health equity, achieved through groundbreaking AI technology that non-invasively measures 82 health markers and risks using just a smartphone.
Simon van der Jagt
Simon van der Jagt
General Manager R0N energy harvesting
Nexperia
Simon van der Jagt co-founded Nowi (2016), an energy harvesting power management IC startup in the Netherlands, where he served as the CEO up to its acquisition by Nexperia in Q4 2022. The company won several innovation awards and raised $12M in funding. They developed a breakthrough energy harvesting power management IC that enables the implementation of top energy harvesting performance in a significantly smaller, lower-cost, and simpler way.
Triet Luu
Triet Luu
Co-founder
ITR VN
Triet Luu, co-founder of ITR VN and Head of the Embedded Software department, plays a crucial role in the development of ambulatory medical devices. ITR VN, a leading tech hub, supports clients in developing new medical technologies. With over a decade of experience, Triet has contributed to the creation of both ambulatory and innovative implantable medical devices. In his previous roles as a healthcare device architect, he has been part of teams that achieved FDA clearance for projects including ambulatory ECG monitoring devices. Known for his humble approach and extensive expertise, Triet is dedicated to sharing insights and promoting innovation at the upcoming conference.
Yu-Ting Liu
Yu-Ting Liu
CEO
Circle
Dr. Yu-Ting Liu has excelled in both academia and industry. He served as a postdoctoral researcher and professor, developing AI and semiconductor biotechnology at UC San Diego and the University of Technology Sydney before joining MediaTek Inc. in Taiwan. Dr. Liu is known for developing AI products that integrate hardware, software, algorithms and circuits, used in consumer electronics, IoT, and wearables. In 2024, he co-founded Circle aiming to empower individuals to achieve their healthiest selves.
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