Let’s put it simply: we want The MedTech Conference to be THE place where you can accomplish your business goals. It doesn’t matter if you’re a large company or a new venture, a medical device company a life science association, or anything in between - the opportunities packed into these three days are not something you can find elsewhere.
We have had the pleasure of holding The MedTech Conference in a number of cities across the country, including Minneapolis, San Diego, Chicago, Boston and Washington, D.C. Each year, we plan a few local events leading up to the conference to help build connections amongst the community and ensure that our annual event reflects the "flavor" of the surrounding area.
Each year, our goal is to develop an A+ lineup of conference programming that is cutting-edge, informative and impactful. In the past, we’ve featured a number of panel tracks based on industry sector. This year, we’ve revised our approach, and each session at The MedTech Conference will fall under one (or more) of our four program pillars:
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To improve health care, it often makes sense to invest in innovations that build upon existing technologies and new approaches that address the many health conditions for which there are no effective treatments. Innovations that reduce costs and morbidity are especially welcome.
Between happy hours, events, meetings, LinkedIn messages, Twitter DMs and so much more, the number of opportunities for professional networking can be overwhelming and downright unruly.
What are your business goals for this year? Identifying more revenue channels? Establishing additional partnerships? Securing investment? Recruiting top job candidates?
Note: this blog post was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on February 1, 2017.
When I talk with medical device companies with global business interests in my work as Vice President for International Compliance at AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association) about their concerns, ensuring a high standard of ethics while working with distributors is always in the top three. Most companies, large and small, use distributors to access overseas markets, for a number of reasons: economies of scale, familiarity with local laws and customs, and simple language advantages.
Note: this blog post was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on April 18, 2017.
I recently sat down with Peter Blenkinsop, a Partner at DrinkerBiddle, an expert on data privacy and one of the panelists at our upcoming GMTCC Conference (Amsterdam, May 3-4), to get his take on the biggest privacy law challenges currently facing Medtech companies.
Peter pointed to two trends that are changing the Medtech sector and provided insight on how privacy and data protection laws may impact those trends:
Did you miss out on previous conferences, or want a sneak peek at what you can expect from The MedTech Conference this year? Get an inside look at previous conference plenary sessions by accessing the Plenary Session Video Library. This database holds 10+ videos, over 450 minutes of key findings, and contains footage of over 30 industry experts.
This year will be the second time The MedTech Conference is held in California, and the first time the conference is held in Northern California. San Jose is in the heart of Silicon Valley, and the surrounding area is a hub for medical technology - especially for digital health, start-ups, and the investor community.
We couldn’t be more excited to work with the Silicon Valley community and California Life Sciences Association to make this event a success.