|1:30 pm - 4:30 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:00 pm - 3:15 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:15 pm - 4:00 pm||Keynote Address|
|3:15 pm - 3:45 pm ||George Wieselthaler (San Francisco, California, USA)|
|3:45 pm - 4:00 pm ||Discussion|
|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm||Poster Session I|
|5:30 pm - 7:30 pm||The Interplay between the pump, the blood and the aortic valve: Engineering Perspectives|
|Discussion Leader: Heinrich Schima (Vienna, Austria)|
|5:30 pm - 5:50 pm ||Christina Egger (Germany)|
"Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome: A lean and sensitive method to investigate design parameters for Rotary Blood Pumps in vitro"
|5:50 pm - 6:00 pm ||Discussion|
|6:00 pm - 6:20 pm ||Bente Kristina Thamsen (Germany)|
"Adverse Event Aquired von Willebrand Disease and its Correlation to Turbulence"
|6:20 pm - 6:30 pm ||Discussion|
|6:30 pm - 6:50 pm ||Katharine Fraser (London, United Kingdom)|
"Flow weighted Residence Time Suggests Mechanical Blood Trauma in Centrifugal VADs Could be Compared to that in Axial VADs"
|6:50 pm - 7:00 pm ||Discussion|
|7:00 pm - 7:20 pm ||Marcus Granegger (Austria)|
"Evaluation of Aortic Valve Opening in Rotary Blood Pump Recipients"
|7:20 pm - 7:30 pm ||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Challenges in Pump Design and their Impact on Utilization and Patient Quality of Life in both Adult and Pediatric Populations|
|Discussion Leaders: Gianluca Santise (Italy) and Simon Sonntag (Germany) |
|9:00 am - 9:20 am ||Olia Salim (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)|
"Challenges in Pediatric Rotary Blood Pump Design: The PediaFlow® Experience"
|9:20 am - 9:30 am ||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:50 am ||Sascha Gross Hardt (Germany)|
"Numerical Investigation of the interaction of rotary ventricular assist devices with the human circulatory system and the organ perfusion"
|9:50 am - 10:00 am ||Discussion|
|10:00 am - 10:20 am ||Francesco Moscato (Austria)|
"Physical Activity in Patients with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices"
|10:20 am - 10:30 am ||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:50 am ||Massimo Griselli (United Kingdom)|
"Bridge to Heart Transplant in Children with Mechanical Cardiac Support"
|10:50 am - 11:00 am ||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Using clinical decision making tools to improve patient expectations and survival post mechanical support|
|Discussion Leaders: Emma Birks (Louisville, Kentucky, USA) and Guilherme Oliveira (Cleveland, OH, USA)|
|1:30 pm - 1:50 pm ||Sitaramesh Emani (Columbus, Ohio, USA)|
"Patient satisfaction and Decision Making Regarding MCS is Influenced by Targeted Preparedness Discussion Pre-opeartively"
|1:50 pm - 2:00 pm ||Discussion|
|2:00 pm - 2:20 pm ||Natasha Loghmanpour (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)|
"Designing a Clinical Decision Support System Using Bayesian Networks: A Predictive Tool and User-Friendly Interface"
|2:20 pm - 2:30 pm ||Discussion|
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|