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September Biomed/Biotech SIG Meeting #2  

Where
Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

When
Sep 24, 2009    6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Technology Entrepreneurship

Presented by
James Whang, PhD, PE
Co-Founder & Former Chairman/President, AEPLOG, Inc.
Founder, Chairman, & President, AEPCO, Inc.
Founder & Chairman, 3e Technologies International

Thursday, September 24, 2009

6:00 - 6:20 PM: Networking and Pizza/soft drink and networking
6:20 - 9:00 PM: Program
9:00 - 9:15 PM: Door-prize drawing and networking
Open and free to the public

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7519 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855
Driving directions from I-270 (N or S bound):  
Take Exit 9A and exit from the first right exit.
Turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.
Turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355).
Turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.
Turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.
Turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place.
(The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking)
The conference room is on the first floor with its entrance opposite to the left side of building main entrance.

Registration: For headcount purpose, please register here by Thursday noon, September 24, 2009. For registration problems or further information contact Dr. George Chang, Co-Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, at gchang2008@yahoo.com or call 240-793-8425.

Presentation Summary: By introducing real business cases, Dr. James Whang will link science, technology, products/services, marketing, quality, and entrepreneurship to help us understand and learn from his past experience in biotechnology/bioengineering entrepreneurship.
  
Speaker's Biography: Dr. James Whang, PhD, PE received his BS degree (Sanitary and Civil Engineering) from National Cheng-Kung Univ., Taiwan, ROC and his MS and PhD (Environmental Engineering) from Univ. of Maryland.  He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in environmental/civil engineering, MD since 1977.  Dr. Whang individually and his company have been receiving numerous awards and honors since 3 decades ago from City of Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland State, and local and international associations.  He was named one of the top 25 CEOs in Montgomery County in 2007 and serve as the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Great Washington, DC area of the International Leadership Foundation in the past 3 years.

Beside his expertise area in biomedical/biotechnology, he also lead his organizations to successfully developed products in specialty areas of: advanced composite materials; tele-monitoring, tele-maintenance, distance-learning, distance tech-assistance; microelectronic shock sensors; wireless microelectronic sensors, virtual instruments/interfaces, and internet/intranet connectivity; radio-frequency identification chips.