SESSION SUMMARIES

June 13, 2023

Hosted at the NC Biotechnology Center (15 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC 27709).  To participate, you must registered as a MBB participant for June 14th.

1:00-2:00 - DoD Medical Funding including Truths and Myths.  Additional information coming soon.

2:00-3:00 - North Carolina Industry Partners. Additional information coming soon.

3:00-3:30 - Break 

3:30-5:00 - Business Success Stories and Lessons Learned. Additional information coming soon.

 

A welcome social will be held following at the Durham Bull Athletic Park, for more information visit: https://mbb.ncmbc.us/welcome-social-2/

 

June 14, 2023

0815-0915: Morning Keynote Panel Remarks: Medical Modernization: Synthetic Environments, Simulations and Medical Assist Support Technology.  A panel of experts will highlight medical modernization efforts and technological developments as well as the impact that these advancements will have on the Army’s future medical capabilities. Specific focuses will include synthetic training environments, augmentation of simulations, medical assist support technology, and how these advanced approaches can be used to optimize warfighter capability in efforts to provide medical care and intervention support in multi-domain operations. Also addressed will be anticipated gaps and requirements, complexities of these efforts, addressing and overcoming intricacies, and future initiatives.

  • PEO Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (invited)
  • US Army Futures Command, Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Function Team (invited)
  • US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Simulation and Training Technology Center (invited)
  • US Army Medical Central Simulation Committee (invited)

09:15-10:15- Current Military Medical Requirements: Installation and Tactical Medicine. The Fort Bragg Research Institute, a program of The Geneva Foundation, is honored to present the needs, gaps, and requirements of our nation’s warfighting commands.

  • US Army Forces Command (invited)
  • US Army Special Operations Command (invited)
  • Colonel Mark Ochoa, Command Surgeon, XVIII Airborne Corps
  • II Marine Expeditionary Force (invited)

10:30-11:45- Department of Veterans Affairs and Defense Health Agency: Future Requirements. Panel presenters will identify requirements of Defense Health Agency; Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Centers and clinics in the region for medical products and services, including research and development, supplies, equipment, devices, pharmaceuticals, training, IT and staff augmentation.  They will also outline the processes they use to acquire these products and services, including use of prime vendors, GSA schedules, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and commercial contracts.  Businesses and researchers with the capability to support VA medical centers and clinics, vendors or other businesses with medical products or services should participate in this session.

  • Department of Veterans Affairs, OSDBU (invited)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 6 (invited)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 7 (invited)
  • Asheville VAMC (invited)
  • Colonel (Ret) John Melton, Executive Director, Salisbury VAMC
  • Durham VAMC (invited)
  • Ms. Marri “Nicki” Fryar, Interim Executive Director, Fayetteville VAMC

10:30-11:45- North Carolina Center for Optimizing Military Performance (NC-COMP). This session will provide information on NC-COMP highlighting the current work in Warfighter Brain Health that is focused on supporting the Army in scouting for traumatic brain injury (TBI) field assessment technology and refining the concept of operations/employment for TBI field assessment, field monitoring and field treatment in support of large scale combat operations.

1:15-2:15- Military Medical Facilities and Operational Medical Commands: Future Requirements.Panel presenters will identify requirements of military hospitals, clinics and operational medical commands in North Carolina for medical products and services, including research and development, supplies, equipment, devices, pharmaceuticals, training, IT and staff augmentation. They will also outline the processes they use to acquire these products and services, including Defense Logistics Agency prime vendors, GSA schedules, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), commercial contracts and the military Class VIII supply system. Businesses with the capability to support installation medical facilities, deployable medical units, DLA prime vendors or other contractors with products or services should participate in this session.

  • Defense Logistics Agency, Medical Supply Chain (invited)
  • Captain Kevin J. Brown, Commander, NMRTC Camp Lejeune; Director, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune; Director, Coastal North Carolina Market
  • Womack Army Medical Center (invited)
  • Defense Health Agency (invited)

1:15-2:15- Public-Private Partnerships. Coming soon.

2:30-4:00- Warfighter Future Medical Technology and Innovation. This session will feature speakers representing operations, requirements generation, research, and acquisition components of DoD’s medical technology innovation processes.   Experts will address future medical technology needs and trends and how to engage with their offices.

  • Joint Special Operations Command (invited)
  • US Army Medical Center of Excellence (invited)
  • US Army Medical Research & Development Command (invited)

 

 

 

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