Day 1

Wednesday, May 8, 2019  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Registration & Welcome Reception

Register and enjoy a welcome reception to meet fellow members of the medtech community in a relaxed environment.

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Welcome Dinner

Join us for a sit-down dinner and meet your fellow medical device community members.


Day 2

Thursday, May 9, 2019  7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Registration & Continental Breakfast

Register and enjoy a continental breakfast before a full day of networking and panel discussions with fellow members of the medtech community. Directly following breakfast, The McGeever Family Office and MedTech Strategist would like to welcome you to the inaugural MedTech Forum.

 
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Commercial Strategy Panel

There is an increased pressure upon corporate leaders to accelerate speed to market with new and innovative products while simultaneously satisfying the need to optimize their product portfolios. These new business lines continue to drive the landscape of the Healthcare industry. In addition, technological advances continue to change our business models and offer competitive advantages in the unending pursuit of providing the public with the best healthcare possible. Today’s discussion focuses on healthcare commercialization in the modern era and what the future of commercialization looks like.

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Family Office Panel

Virtual family offices, single family offices, and multi-family offices are consistently at the forefront of the investment community, yet continue to keep a low profile. These groups are actively investing in the healthcare space. This discussion will highlight the unique approach of a family office and what makes an investment interesting to this group.

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Networking Break

Join your fellow attendees and meet members from all sectors of the global medical device community.

 
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Fundraising Panel

Raising capital and the best approach for your unique business continues to be a debated topic. Setting your valuations, determining the right amount of capital you need, identifying who to target, including the right information in your investor deck, and securing the investment are all steps in a delicate process that will lead to success. This conversation will provide an expert perspective by investors and individuals who have successfully undergone their financing rounds.

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Lunch

Join us for a sit-down lunch and meet your fellow medical device community members.

 
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Investing Panel

Angels, venture capitalist, private equity, and family offices - there are so many ways to invest. Getting involved in these groups and understanding their strengths and weaknesses will allow you to become a better investor and funding candidate. Today's conversation will discuss the various approaches to investing and the successes and failures of active investors.

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Networking Break

Join your fellow attendees and meet members from all sectors of the global medical device community.

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Industry Outlook, M&A & Partnerships Panel

Nearly halfway into 2019, the healthcare industry is seeing the impact of political, economic and social changes set in place at the beginning of the year. As we have seen some of the biggest mergers in healthcare over the past decade, there has also been been a heightened interest in strategic partnerships. This discussion will analyze these trends and how they are shaping the healthcare community.

 
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Tech Transfer Panel

The groundbreaking research conducted today creates the industry norms of tomorrow and much of this research starts at the academic level. Similarly, these establishments have created avenues for the entrepreneur to grow ideas into a commercial reality, including a focus on the intellectual property process. Academic institutions have become the incubators of technological innovations and discovery. This discussion focuses on the importance of the research taking place at these institutions and how they provide a support system for budding entrepreneurs and established corporations.

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Closing Reception

Join us for a relaxing closing reception and enjoy complimentary beverages, appetizers, and ample networking opportunities.