Event Host

The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WSLA) is a special purpose, non-profit trade organization for innovators, globally relevant companies, scientists, physicians, and policy makers.

The WLSA is dedicated to creating value and improving health, globally, throught the convergence of communications technologies, consumers, caregivers, and all sectors of the life sciences and technology envirobnment. WLSA partners are using wireielss health innovations to better manage chronic conditions, preempt disease, and improve the lives of the elderly and under-served populations around the world.

For more information on partnership in the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, please go to www.wirelesslifesciences.org


Lead Sponsors


Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq:  QCOM) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies.  Qualcomm plays a central role in the rapid adoption and growth of 3G and next-generation wireless around the world.  Qualcomm’s current intellectual property portfolio includes more than 11,000 United States patents for wireless technologies, with more than 175 telecommunications equipment manufacturers licensing them worldwide.  Headquartered in San Diego, Califorina, Qualcomm is included in the S&P 100 Index, the S&P 500 Index, and is a 2009 FORTUNE 500 Company.

www.qualcomm.com

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The funding from TATRC was awarded and administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command (USAMRMC) and the Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), at Fort Detrick, MD under Contract Number: W81XWH0420025.

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www.tatrc.org

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Event Sponsors

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The Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM) was established at UCSD as an Organized Research Unit in July 2008.

The IEM has over 130 outstanding faculty from UCSD’s Schools of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Jacobs School of Engineering, all sharing the objective of translating creative ideas into clinical medicine and novel products that will transform patient care and improve the health and wellbeing of people.

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Learn more about the Institute of Engineering in Medicine at iem.ucsd.edu

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Caring for the world, one person at a time… inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Johnson & Johnson has more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries employing approximately 114,000 people.

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www.jnj.com

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The West Wireless Health Institute is one of the first medical research organizations in the world supporting the exploration and application of wireless technologies to advance human health and well-being.  The Institute is fostering an unprecedented convergence of science, medicine, engineering and technology to change the way healthcare is delivered.  The West Wireless Health Institute is based in San Diego, California.
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www.westwirelesshealth.org
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verseSM and AT&T & DIRECTVSM brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
www.att.com
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Supporting Organizations

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.  ACM provides the computing field’s premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.

www.acm.org


The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering was founded in 1991 to establish a clear and comprehensive identity for the field of medical and biological engineering – which is the bridge between the principles of engineering science and practice, and the problems and issues of biological and medical science and practice.

www.aimbe.org

The vision of the Biomendical Engineering Society is to serve as the lead society and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering by fostering the translation of biomedical engineering and technology into industrial and clinical applications through enhancing interactions with industry and clinical medicine

www.bmes.org


Communications Partner

PR Newswire (http://www.prnewswire.com) is the official communications partner for Wireless Health 2010. PR Newswire provides global electronic distribution, targeting, measurement, translation and broadcast services on behalf of 40,000 corporate, government, association, and other customers worldwide.

PR Newswire is extending several Special Offers to all event constituents. PR Newswire’s offer includes:
• Complimentary first year PR Newswire membership for all companies wishing to join PR Newswire for the first time ($195 value), plus 10% off your next domestic news release distribution
• Automatic posting of conference-related news sent via PR Newswire to all PR Newswire Web properties including VirtualPressOffice.com
• Opportunity to purchase the Online Press Kit (http://budurl.com/wirelessworld10) service for the event. Virtual Press Office is hosting an online media center to display all event news and participant press kit materials and will distribute your materials to worldwide media. Each service comes with post-event ROI reports for proactive follow-up.

If you would like more information about the many services that PR Newswire provides, please e-mail sharon.johnson@prnewswire.com and mention Wireless Health 2010.