THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL DEVICES IS HERE

There is no way to know what the future holds but what we do know is that change is a constant and we must continue to evolve in order to thrive in this ever-shifting, competitive medical devices market. Simply improving upon existing devices won't be enough. The global aging population worldwide, coupled with extended life expectancy, creates a significant demand and opportunity for medical device OEMs.

At MDTX, we do not want you to simply "keep pace, " we want to help you shatter expectations and a literally reshape the industry.

Interested in becoming an MDTX thought-leader and sharing your expertise? Submit your presentation proposal. 

APRIL 3

7:30 AM Registration
8: 15 AM Workshop: How to Prepare for an FDA Pre-Submission
8:15 AM Workshop: Health Economics and Reimbursement
10:30 AM Workshop: How to Prepare a Medical Device CE Marking Submission
12:45 PM Workshop: Conducing Effective FDA Pre-Sub Meetings
3:00 PM Workshop: Strategic Exits - Start from the Beginning!
5:30 PM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: TBD
6:00 PM Welcome Reception

APRIL 4

7:45 AM Breakfast
8: 25 AM Conference Opens
8:30 AM New FDA Guidelines that Will Affect Your Next Development
8:55 AM Turning Clinical Ideas into Market Opportunities
9:20 AM How to Be Better at Developing Design Inputs with Sales, Market Research and Your Customer: What are Voice-of-Customer Must-Haves versus Nice-to-Haves?
9:45 AM Fast Round: Meet 5 Companies That Can Help You Right Away, Part 1
10:00 AM Walk the Exhibition Floor
10:30AM How 3D Printing Can Change Your Approach to Medical Device Development
10:55 AM New Materials, Material Selection, Extractables and Leachables
11:20 AM How Manufacturing Changes When You Miniaturize Your Devices
11:45 AM Fast Round: Meet 5 Companies That Can Help You Right Away, Part 2
12:00 PM Lunch on the Exhibition Floor
1:00 PM Development Topic TBD
1:25 PM Best Strategies to Source or Manufacture Medical Devices in Asia
1:50 PM Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices
2:15 PM How Blockchain Will Change the Way You Develop Medical Devices
2:40 PM Ice Cream Social on the Exhibition Floor
3:20 PM Building a Better Wearable Device – and Getting it Cleared through FDA
3:45 PM Manufacturing Topic TBD
4:10 PM Design Your Labeling Like You Design Your Device
4:35 PM TBD
6:00 PM Day 2 Program Concludes

APRIL 5

7:45 AM Breakfast
8: 25 AM Conference Resumes
8:30 AM AI Robotics and the Smart Factory Floor
8:55 AM TFuture Medical Applications in 3D Printing: Clinical Benefits, Regulatory Issues & Manufacturing Challenges
9:20 AM 13485 and 14971 Changes You Need to Consider Before Your Next Project
9:45 AM Fast Round: Meet 5 Companies That Can Help You Right Away, Part 1
10:00 AM Walk the Exhibition Floor
10:30AM 5 Key Questions to Determine if That Contract Manufacturer is a Good Fit for You
10:55 AM Innovative Packaging and Sterilization for Medical Devices
11:20 AM Clinical Evaluation (CER, MedDev 2.7.4) for Medical Devices
11:45 AM Fast Round: Meet 5 Companies That Can Help You Right Away, Part 4
12:00 PM Lunch on the Exhibition Floor
1:00 PM It's Just a Matter of Time Before a Cybersecurity Disaster Hits Medical Devices
1:25 PM Avoiding 510(k)s When Working on Process Improvements
1:50 PM Best Practices for Design Transfer to Manufacturing
2:15 PM Harnessing the Internet of Things for Medical Devices
2:40 PM Coffee Break on the Exhibition Floor
3:00 PM Workshop: The 7-Step Sales Process
3:00 PM Weighing Incremental Clinical Efficacy Versus Incremental Cost
3:25 PM TBD
3:50 PM Closing Thoughts
4:00 PM Event Concludes

PREMIER MARKETING & CONTENT PARTNER

MDTX is partnering with the world’s largest LinkedIn Medical Devices Group, an online community comprised of 350,000 members worldwide.

In addition to the partnership with this special group, Medical Devices Group leader, Joe Hage, and his annual 10x Medical Device Conference will be joining MDTX to develop an exciting and fresh educational agenda to meet the needs of the medical device development community.

We look forward to educating and inspiring you.