IEM Annual Conference

The IEM Annual Conference includes keynote talks by recognized industry leaders, time for networking and team-building, and a poster session highlighting research by IEM faculty and affiliated groups. 

2023 Keynote Speakers


Andrew Cleeland: Chief Executive Officer - Fogarty Innovation

Cleeland is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. During this time, he has held key leadership positions in organizations ranging from early-stage startups to large multinationals. 



Y.S. Prakash: Anesthesiologist - Mayo Clinic

Dr. Prakash has a unique training background as an anesthesiologist, physiologist, and electrical and biomedical engineer, which allows him to bring unique perspectives to research on the "how and why" of these clinically relevant diseases.



Keisha Varma: Associate Vice Provost - UMN Office of Equity & Diversity

Varma is a professor at the University of Minnesota. Her research program explores the cognitive processes that underlie science learning. In her work, she investigates students' understanding of complex science concepts and how technology can facilitate science learning.




Register here! by Sept. 15th

Registration for this event is Free to the public and is now open. Seating is limited, as we did sell out attendance last year. 

Start date
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, 8 a.m.
End date
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, 3:30 p.m.

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE