An intimate, interactive 2-Day Conference on Wound Healing Innovation

Wound Healing: Science and Industry Conference (WoundHSI) updates professionals on the latest advances in wound healing and amputation prevention.

WoundHSI uniquely convenes wound care leaders across the multi-disciplinary spectrum of academic, industry, policy, and clinical stakeholders in a setting and scale conducive to impactful discussions and long-term collaborations. In its 18th year, WoundHSI is designed to give participants the opportunity to network, engage in hands-on problem solving, and learn about the latest advances in wound healing and amputation prevention.

Participants benefit from engaging in our sessions, without any intellectual restrictions. Sessions consist of presentations and interactive discussions relating to: the basic understanding of wound healing; the development and commercialization of solutions to improve outcomes; and to the utility of products and services in clinical care.

This event is presented by the Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation, Inc. (PSDCF), a 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Charitable Organization.

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The Peter Sheehan Young Innovator Award has been created in the spirit of Dr. Peter Sheehan’s vision to transform the ways in which we develop scientific innovation for all those suffering with diabetes and the associated complications and diseases. Through the wedding together of basic and clinical innovations, and by bringing the global diabetes and wound care communities together annually at the WoundHSI Conference, the Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation (PSDCF) and the WoundHSI Conference have and will continue to offer innovators, experimentalists, industry and clinical experts the opportunities for advancing the mission while sustaining the PSDCF vision. The 2020 Peter Sheehan Young Innovator Award Competition will take place and be held in conjunction with the 18th Annual WoundHSI Conference, June 18-19, 2020, Apella at the Alexandria Center for Life Science in New York City.

Award Criteria and Instructions

  • Applicants must be investigators early in their careers, including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, clinical fellows or junior faculty (M.D., DPM, Ph.D., or the equivalent), who are conducting basic, translational or clinical research relating to amputation prevention or wound healing and are less than 5 years out of postgraduate training.
  • Each applicant is permitted to submit one abstract per entry. The abstract is limited to one page (font size >11pt) including title, names of authors, affiliation, figures, and references.
  • Applicant must be the first author on the abstract submitted to WoundHSI and MUST attend the WoundHSI Annual Meeting in person.
  • Applicants are responsible for the cost of their travel, hotel. Meeting registration cost is waived.
  • Applicant must not have received this award in the last 5 years.
  • A letter from your supervisor/mentor/program director, on their institutional letterhead is REQUIRED. This letter must include the applicant’s research focus, role in the abstract, and promise as a future investigator.
  • This letter must also confirm the applicant is less than five years out of postgraduate training and include the name of the first author along with the title of the abstract.
  • Posters are displayed on a 4’ high x 6’ wide bulletin board. Applicants must bring their own tacks or mounting supplies. Handouts can be distributed.
  • All applicants will make a poster presentation during the competition on Thursday June 19, 2020 beginning at 12:30pm. Poster set-up will begin at 7:30am on June 19, 2020. Each applicant will have five minutes to make a poster presentation for the Jury.
  • Jury will score the presentations based on originality, accuracy and innovation, presentation quality and the value proposition to the wound healing community, including science of wound repair, wound care and diabetic limb salvage, and its potential for industry advancement and commercialization.

Following nominee poster presentations

  • The three highest scoring poster presenters (Finalists) will each deliver a 15-minute presentations during a Lightning Podium Session on Friday, June 19, 2020. Presentation length should be no more than 10 minutes with 5 minutes for questions and answers for a total of 15 minutes.
  • The Jury Committee then selects The Peter Sheehan Young Innovator and presents the award at the conclusion of the WoundHSI Conference.
  • A first and second runner up are also recognized.
  • Each finalist receives a cash award and certificate denoting their extraordinary accomplishment.
    FIRST PLACE
    $1,000
    SECOND PLACE
    $500
    THIRD PLACE
    $250
  • No written critiques of presentations will be provided. Competitors are welcome to reach out to individual judges for feedback, after the competition.

Abstract Submission and Deadline

Submit abstracts to awards@psdcfoundation.org on or before 11:59pm, May 15, 2020

2019 Award Finalists: Sponsored by Integra Foundation

First Place: Reza B. Jalili
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada

Title: Development of An In Situ-Forming Regenerative Composite Scaffold for Treatment of Diabetic Wounds

Second Place: Miguel A. Manzanares
New York University School of Medicine-Langone Medical Center New York, New York

Title: Total Application of the Novel Biotherapeutic Calreticulin Health Diabetic Wounds by a Tissue Regenerative Process

Third Place: Michaele B. Manigrasso
NYU Langone Health New York, NY

Title: Small Molecule Antagonists of RAGE/DIAPH1 Interaction: Novel Therapeutic Opportunities in Impaired Wound Healing in Type 2 Diabetic Mice

2019 Finalists: Center Image - From left to right: Miguel A. Manzanares (2nd Place), Reza B. Jalili (1st Place), Michaele B. Manigrasso (3rd Place)

Exhibit Benefits

Why Exhibit?

Your product and technology will receive the attention of high level scientists and an inherently interested audience, in an intimate environment.

Maximize your Visibility

Exhibiting is an effective way to show your products, science, and technology, and thereby disseminate information about your company. Your company’s logo and description are listed on our website and in our program brochure.

Exhibit Benefits

  • Opportunity to raise the scientific profile of your company
  • Your company’s logo and description are listed on our website and in our program brochure
  • Networking with wound healing key opinion leaders
  • Interaction with an intimate and inherently interested audience
  • Opportunity for scientific presentations
  • Complimentary registrations
  • Extra time and facilities to support your satellite meetings
  • WoundHSI will act on behalf of members to introduce ideas and new science to an appropriate investor audience
The conference has a target audience of academic scientists, industry scientists, practicing clinicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, surgeons, nurses, wound care personnel, global regulatory and health policy experts, and investors. 

For more information on exhibiting at the WoundHSI conference, please email us at woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org.


Sponsorship

Becoming a Sponsor

The WoundHSI conference is a forum where companies can present their research and development ideas, without any intellectual restrictions. Also, scientists and clinicians can have direct personal interactions with industry staff.
Exhibits at WoundHSI are an integral part of the conference and present an opportunity for industry to further discuss their scientific platform presentation. Your science and technology receive the attention of high level scientists and an inherently interested audience. All sponsorships include an exhibit opportunity.

    Sponsor Benefits

    • Opportunity to raise the scientific profile of your company
    • Networking with wound healing Key Opinion Leaders
    • Interaction with an intimate and inherently interested audience
    • Opportunity for scientific presentations
    • Exhibit space to promote your individual research, ideas or products
    • Complimentary registrations
    • Knowledge that your sponsorship will help promote and advance the field of wound healing.
    • WoundHSI will act on behalf of members to introduce ideas and new science to an appropriate investor audience

    Please contact us at woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org for details on sponsorship.


Partner

Partnering with Us

The WoundHSI conference is proud to partner with the media, associations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and industry organizations, with a focus on providing information on emerging science and technology in the area of wound healing.

Organizer


The Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation (PSDCF) was created with the mission of reducing the global incidence of diabetes, while improving the lives of those already affected by the disease. We are working towards our goal by empowering communities with the necessary tools to curb the diabetes epidemic, educating providers and people with diabetes to improve prevention and management of the disease, and convening scientific leaders to exchange research and innovation for the benefit of global diabetes care.

Interested in becoming a media or conference partner? Please contact us at woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org for more information.


Hotel Accommodations


The Alexandria Center for Life Science is located in the heart of New York City, at 450 East 29th Street, secluded on the edge of the East River. Participants to the conference have a large selections of midtown NYC hotels for their stay.

Nearby Hotels:

The James New York – NoMad
88 Madison Avenue at 29th Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-532-4100

We have a limited number of rooms blocked with this hotel. Contact woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org

Mondrian Park Avenue
444 Park Avenue South at 29th Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-804-8880

Park South Hotel
124 East 28th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-448-0888

The Roger
131 Madison Avenue at 31st Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-448-7000

The New York EDITION
5 Madison Avenue at 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
Tel: +1 212-413-4200

The Marmara Park Avenue
114 East 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-603-9000

Arlo NoMad
11 East 31st Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel: +1 212-806-7000


Conference Registration


Registration Categories & Fees

Your registration for the two-day 2020 WoundHSI conference includes:
  • Access to all meeting sessions
  • Breakfast buffets
  • Networking lunches
  • Complimentary refreshments during networking breaks
  • Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at the Welcome reception.
Early Bird Rates end February 29, 2020
Industry $845 – Early Bird $945 – Regular Rate $1,145 – On-site Rate
Non-Profits $395 – Early Bird $595 – Regular Rate $695 – On-site Rate
Clinicians/Academia $395 – Early Bird $495 – Regular Rate $545 – On-site Rate
Nurses $245 – Early Bird $345 – Regular Rate $395 – On-site Rate
Students & Fellows $95 – Early Bird $195 – Regular Rate $245 – On-site Rate

Attending with a group? Please, contact woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org for special group rate.


PSDCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Please contact your tax adviser for the extent to which you might deduct the payment of your registration fee.


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing via email.

Cancellation Deadlines
June 11, 2020
Cancellations received up to this date will receive a full refund, minus a $30 processing fee.
After June 11, 2020
Cancellations received after this date will receive a 50% refund, minus a $30 processing fee.

Special Needs

If you require special assistance to participate in the meeting, please contact woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org.


Contact Us



To receive more information about the upcoming WoundHSI Conference including sponsoring, branded advertising, agenda, and other pertinent updates, please contact us at woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org.

Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation, Inc.

45 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
Tel.: +1 212.332.8008
Fax: +1 646.747.8246
Email: woundhsi@psdcfoundation.org

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