Keys to Collaborating with the Military (Series 1 of 3)

VelocityTX is excited to host the three pre-event hybrid symposiums leading up to San Antonio’s Military Medical Industry Day (MMID) scheduled for April 19th at the Henry B. Gonzales Center (click here for more details). These symposiums are designed to be an interactive learning experience to inform/prepare attendees and enhance their opportunities to network with the military, industry, and academic medical R&D community during the day-long event.

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Monday, Jan. 31 | Keys to Collaborating with the Military

Panel led by Dr. Scott Walter with representatives from three services and SOCOM, explain nuances of collaborating with each service, working with DHA, various end-users like SOCOM, Joint Planning Committees (JPCs), and how to find collaborators and start working together.

Panel Chair: Dr. Scott Walter, Director of Technology Transition/Transfer for the 59th Medical Wing, Science and Technology office in San Antonio, Texas.

Colonel Weitzel is the Chief of Operational Medicine for the 59th Medical Wing

Ms. Colleen Gibney, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Army SBIR/STTR Deputy Program Manager, located at Fort Detrick, MD

Mr. Christopher Wilson, Biotechnology and Human Interface Capability Lead, SOF AT&L Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

Mr. Jim Meadows is a retired Army Medical Services Corps Officer with assignments ranging from Operational Medicine, Hospital Administration, Resource Management, and Legislative Affairs. Jim is a founding partner of The DLM Group, a DC Government Relations firm, and the founding partner of Panakeia, LLC, which markets and distributes military medical technology.



11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST

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