Lauren Belisle

Lauren Belisle manages communications for The MedTech Conference.
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New addition to the conference: Wednesday afternoon closing reception!

Posted by Lauren Belisle on August 10, 2017

The MedTech Conference has plenty to offer -- from networking to educational sessions, plenary speakers and a bustling exhibit hall. What else does it offer? Receptions! They're the perfect way to unwind with your colleagues and friends, meet other medtech professionals and reflect on your time in San Jose. 

This year, we've added an extra reception to our lineup: a closing reception on Wednesday evening after all programming ends! Given that many of our attendees are coming from the East Coast or other far-flung locales, we know lots of you are staying in Silicon Valley on Wednesday night (rather than flying home that evening like you might in a different location), and we hope this will be a great way to end your conference experience. 

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The 101 on MedTech Connect

Posted by Lauren Belisle on August 2, 2017

When we conducted our post-conference survey after AdvaMed 2016, 67% of respondents noted that networking with peers is one of their primary reasons for attending in the first place.

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The Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium is coming to San Jose!

Posted by Lauren Belisle on July 27, 2017

You may want to arrive early in San Jose if you’re interested in expanding into pediatric devices or learning how to test a pediatric version of your adult medical device. This year, the 5th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium is co-locating with The MedTech Conference and will take place on September 24, 2017 - the day before The MedTech Conference begins.

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The early bird gets the discount

Posted by Lauren Belisle on July 3, 2017

Our team has been working hard to finalize details for The MedTech Conference in San Jose, and we are excited to announce that our interactive conference agenda is live.

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Join in on the first #MedTechInnovator Twitter Chat of 2017

Posted by Lauren Belisle on June 22, 2017

Updated June 29, 2017: Did you miss the chat referenced below? Check out our summary/recap here: #MedTechInnovator Twitter Chat: June 27, 2017.


One of the things we love is using the conference as a connector - when we see people meeting new prospective partners, investors, employers and more, that's what tells us everything we do all year round is worth it! But, The MedTech Conference is only three days long, and there's much more we can do year-round to drive connections throughout the medical technology ecosystem.




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What kind of conference attendee are you?

Posted by Lauren Belisle on June 19, 2017

October 6, 2017 note: our 2017 quiz is now closed. Stay tuned for a 2018 quiz! 

From people who come decked out with mobile hotspots, multiple iPads and solar-powered chargers; to those who just need a notebook and a pen, there's one of every kind at conferences! And, with so many things going on at once, there's always content and programming that is best suited for certain attendees. 

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Unveiling your go-to resource on The MedTech Conference: The Program Preview

Posted by Lauren Belisle on June 2, 2017

The MedTech Conference is fast approaching, with less than three months until we gather in San Jose for the largest annual gathering of medical technology professionals in North America. We’re well into planning the event, and our Program Preview is now available for download!

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Introducing our 50 MedTech Innovator Showcase Companies

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 25, 2017

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MedTech Innovator is one of our attendees' favorite parts of The MedTech Conference -- and for good reason! We showcase small and emerging growth companies that are on the cutting edge of medical technology, helping to drive their business forward and propel growth.


This year, our company presentations (previously known as the Innovation Showcase) will be the MedTech Innovator Showcase, a new level of exciting collaboration with the MedTech Innovator team!

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Announcing our MedTech Meetup on May 31 in Palo Alto

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 16, 2017

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.

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Our Four Program Pillars for 2017

Posted by Lauren Belisle on May 12, 2017


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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