Medical Devices Summit 2018

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

32 days left

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 February 21, 2018

7:15am

Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:15am

Ice Breaker

8:40am

Welcoming Remarks

8:45am

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

9:35am

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

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

10:25am

Morning Refreshment Break

10:45am

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

Panelist

Christopher Elliott, Chief Regulatory Officer, Leman Micro Devices SA

11:35am

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

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

12:10pm

Networking Luncheon

1:10pm

Roundtable Breakout

2:10pm

How Home Healthcare is Changing the Medical Device Game

Panelist

Lonnie Adelman, CEO, iAssay Inc.

Panelist

Tom Kramer, President and CEO, Kablooe Design

3:00pm

Ways to Incorporate Human Factors Engineering to Win in Device Development

Panelist

Tom Kramer, President and CEO, Kablooe Design

Panelist

Wenjing Wang, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Dentsply Sirona

3:50pm

Afternoon Refreshment Break

4:10pm

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

4:45pm

Accelerating Speed to Increase Manufacturing Productivity of Medical Devices

Asmita Khanolkar, Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, CeQur Corp

5:35pm

Day One Closing Remarks

7:45am

Continental Breakfast

8:20am

Welcoming Remarks

8:30am

3-D Printing Innovations in Medical Device Manufacturing

Panelist

Ibraheem T. Badejo, Sr. Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center

9:15am

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

9:50am

FDA Insights and Analysis: Complaints, Medical Device Reporting, Recalls and the Relationship between Contract Manufacturers and the Medical Device Firms

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

10:40am

Morning Refreshment Break

11:00am

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

Panelist

Donald Lombardi, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Pediatric

11:35am

Full Product Lifecycle Traceability: Best Practices for Quality Risk Management

Panelist

Michelle Jirak, Design Assurance Engineer & Manager, Phillips Medisize

12:10pm

Protecting and Licensing Inventions Developed from Government Funded Research

Panelist

Ami Gadhia, Technology Transfer and Patenting Specialist, NIH

12:45pm

Closing Remarks

12:50pm

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

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  • 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
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