Medical Devices Summit 2018

Revere Hotel Boston, Boston, MA
March 26, 2018 - March 27, 2018

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In today's complex and regulation-driven market, the medical device industry is undergoing a time of immense change. Prominent industry thought leaders will share their strategies and technological advancements to help further your professional development.

Medical Devices Summit has developed a series of discussions for Manufactures, Regulatory, Compliance, Legal Entities, Software Companies, Suppliers and Consultants.

Current as of March 23, 2018

6:30am

Exhibitor Setup

7:45am

Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:30am

Welcoming Remarks

Eric P. Raciti, Partner, Finnegan

8:35am

Case Study: Developing the Medical Internet of Things (IoT): Hitachi’s Approach to Transformation Through IoT Innovation

Bjorn Andersson, Senior Director, Global IoT Marketing, Hitachi Vantara

Richard Roth, Director of Business Development and Medical Marketing, Advanced Technologies, Hitachi Cable America

9:25am

What opportunities and complications exist with protecting IP and Patient Safety?

Moderator

Michael Seeberger, Principal Systems Engineer, Boston Scientific

Panelist

David Arney, Lead Engineer, MD PnP Program, MGH, Affiliate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Panelist

Elizabeth O’Brien, Vice President Intellectual Property, CVG, Medtronic

Panelist

Christopher Schultz, Partner, Finnegan

10:15am

Morning Refreshment Break

10:35am

Comparisons of Consumer Devices and Medical Devices – Examining Why They Share Technology but Have Different Cultures

Panelist

Christopher Elliott, Chief Regulatory Officer, Leman Micro Devices SA

Panelist

Thomas Foley, Health IT Innovator, Your Health IT Advisor

Panelist

Christopher Khoury, Vice President, Environmental Intelligence and Strategic Analytics, American Medical Association

11:25am

How Medical IoT and Advanced Connected Medical Devices will have the biggest technological impact on Healthcare

Venk Varadan, Co-Founder and CEO, Nanowear Inc.

12:00pm

Networking Luncheon

1:00pm

Roundtable Breakout

2:00pm

How Home Healthcare is Changing the Medical Device Game

Panelist

Lonnie Adelman, CEO, iAssay Inc.

Panelist

Tom Kramer, President and CEO, Kablooe Design

Panelist

Axel Wirth, Distinguished System Engineer, Symantec

2:50pm

Breaking Cultural Barriers to Ensure Patient Safety: Localization 101

Kathleen O’Brien, Director of Business Development, AMPLEXOR Life Sciences

3:25pm

Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:45pm

An Inside Look: How Does a Hacker Go About Tampering with Devices in a Clinical Setting?

Paul Dant, Solution Engineer, Arxan

Roberto Suárez, HCISPP, Director of Product Security, BD

4:30pm

Ways to Incorporate Human Factors Engineering to Win in Device Development

Tom Kramer, President and CEO, Kablooe Design

Wenjing Wang, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Dentsply Sirona

5:20pm

Day One Closing Remarks

Eric P. Raciti, Partner, Finnegan

5:30pm

Cocktail Reception

7:45am

Continental Breakfast

8:20am

Welcoming Remarks

Eric P. Raciti, Partner, Finnegan

8:30am

To Report or Not to Report: Best Practices for Submitting Changes in Medical Devices

Panelist

Joel Kent, Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, GE Healthcare

Panelist

Echo Yu, Regulatory Compliance Manager, IBM Watson Health

9:15am

Walking Through Your Firm with FDA: An Investigator’s Perspective

Stephen Smith, CDR, PA-C, Medical Device Specialist Investigator, FDA

10:05am

Accelerating Speed to Increase Manufacturing Productivity of Medical Devices

Asmita Khanolkar, Manager Manufacturing Engineering, CEQUR

10:40am

Morning Refreshment Break

10:55am

Exploring Challenges and Opportunities When Developing Cost Effective Pediatric and Adult Devices

Panelist

Donald Lombardi, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Pediatric

Panelist

Stephen Hull, President, Hull Associates LLC

11:30pm

Perspectives on Technology Transfer and Licensing: from Government, Hospital, and Academia

*Boxed Lunch will be served

Moderator

Viqar Hussain, Associate Technology Licensing Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Panelist

Ami Gadhia, Technology Transfer and Patenting Specialist, NIH

Panelist

Aida M. Herrera, Licensing Manager, Technology & Innovation Development Office, Boston Children’s Hospital

12:20pm

Closing Remarks

Eric P. Raciti, Partner, Finnegan

12:30pm

Conclusion of Summit

1star
Revere Hotel Boston Common, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA, United States
617.482.1800

Room Rate $235
*Room rates quoted above are subject to tax, which is currently 14.45%
  • Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
  • Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
  • Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
  • The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.

Registration Pricing

Standard Rate
Government and Academic Faculty* $195
Employees of Medical Device Manufacturers (Including Startups) $195
Service Providers / Vendors $1,895

*Subject to approval. To qualify you must be currently employed by a non-vendor company. Eligibility will be verified by conference producer. Opal Group reserves the right to allocate places and to refuse applications.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898 info@opalgroup.net
  • 3M
  • Abbott
  • Atlantic Council
  • Biogen Idec Inc.
  • Boston Scientific
  • Catchwind Innovations
  • CERT
  • Childrens Hospital
  • DermaClip US, LLC
  • GE Healthcare
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Innurvation
  • Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Kablooe Design
  • Medtronic
  • Minnetronix
  • Munson Healthcare
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Nicomatic
  • Nonin Medical Inc
  • Philips-Medisize
  • Roche Diagnostics GmbH
  • Smiths Medical
  • Starkey Hearing Technologies
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • University of Minnesota
  • Van Scoyoc Associates
  • Vascular Solutions
  • Vital Images/Toshiba Medical
  • ZOLL Medical
  • Are you an expert in the medical device industry? Share your thought-provoking, educational content with others in the field to assist medical device manufacturers to become more competitive in today's time-sensitive and regulation-driven market.

  • The Medical Devices Summit invites you to come present an informative session as a standalone presentation, case study, or as part of a panel discussion. This summit provides a peer-to-peer platform of industry thought leaders exploring proven strategies and technological advancements to maximize operational outcome and cost efficiency.

  • Deadline:September 30, 2017
    Email your proposal to dpatel@opalgroup.net

  • Submission Guidelines
    1. Speaker’s Full Name
    2. Speaker’s Title
    3. Speaker’s Company
    4. Speaker’s Contact Info (email, phone, location)
    5. Presentation Format
    6. Session Topic and Title
    *Please provide a brief description of the session (no more than 5 sentences) and a minimum of 3 learning objectives.

  • Topics Will Include:
    Cybersecurity
    Full Product Traceability
    Reimbursement
    Design and Product Development
    Patenting and Licensing
    Internet of Things
    Compliance and Regulatory tools
    Disruptive Innovations
    3-D Printing
    Human Factors
    Prototyping

  • Products Director, Regulatory Affairs
  • Software Engineer
  • Compliance and Regulatory Officer
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Principal Data Scientist
  • Director of Clinical Information Security
  • Site Quality Manager
  • Compliance Officer and Counsel
  • Product Security Architect
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Specialist
  • Sr. Director New Ventures
  • VP Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Product Security Program Facilitator
  • Research and Development Engineers
  • Patenting Specialist
  • Chief Product and Solution Security Officer
  • Principal Engineer