Day 1

Tuesday, October 2, 2018  1:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

1:00 - 1:30   Registration - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)

1:30 - 1:35   Welcome Address - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)

1:35 - 2:05   Keynote Presentation: Those darn payers. Why it’s so hard to get paid.

  • Thomas Vanderheyden, EVP and President of Diversified Business, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

2:05 - 2:10     Sponsor Moderator:  Medmarc

2:10 - 2:20 NightWare

2:20 - 2:30 Vallum Corporation

2:30 - 2:40 ExplORer Surgical

2:40 - 2:50 Synergy Disc Replacement

2:50 - 3:00     Embody LLC

3:00 - 3:20    Networking Break - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)
Speaker Breakout - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

3:20 - 4:20   Panel Discussion: How Corporate Investment/M&A is Responding to the Evolving Medtech Landscape

  • Hunt Henrie, Managing Director, Global Head of Medtech, Locust Walk

  • Aaron Mann, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, 3M

  • Susan Morano, Vice President of New Business Development, Johnson & Johnson

  • Dan Wolf, ‎Senior Director, Corporate Development, Medtronic

  • Moderator: Stephen Levin, Editor-in-Chief, MedTech Strategist

4:20 - 4:25    Sponsor Moderator:  RBrooks Group
Speaker Breakout During Reception - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

4:25 - 4:35    RxFunction

4:35 - 4:45 Ativa Medical

4:45 - 4:55 Nano Vault Medical LLC

4:55 - 5:05 Marblehead Medical

5:05 - 5:15 CellAegis Devices Inc.

5:15 - 5:50     CEO Spotlight Session:  Behind the Curtain - What it Really Takes to Build a Medtech Start-Up

5:50 - 6:20     Presentation: Special Considerations for Strategic Relationships

Learn the pros and cons of working with strategic parties, including guidance regarding governance, control, protection of intellectual property and special rights related to strategic relationships and investments.

6:20 - 7:45     Networking Reception & Speaker Breakout - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)


Day 2

Wednesday, October 3, 2018  8:00 a.m. - 5:40 p.m.

8:00 - 8:30     Registration and Continental Breakfast - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)

8:30 - 8:35     Welcome/Opening - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)

8:35 - 9:15     Payor/Provider Session

  • Adam Berry, CEO, Summit Orthopedics

  • Lawrence Cho, Vice Chair of Business Development, Mayo Clinic

  • Meyrick Vaz, Vice President, Strategic Market Partnerships, UnitedHealthcare Technology

  • Moderator: Shaye Mandle, President & CEO, The Medical Alley Association

9:15 - 9:20        Sponsor Moderator: Fox Rothschild

9:20 - 9:30       Omcare

9:30 - 9:40     Conavi Medical Inc.

9:40 - 9:50 Medicem

9:50 - 10:00 Camaras Vision

10:00 - 10:10 Helius Medical Technologies

10:10 - 10:30   Networking Break - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)
Speaker Breakout - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

10:30 - 10:35    Sponsor Moderator: genae

10:35 - 10:45 Presentation: Clinical Research and the Implications of the New Digital Health Era

  • Philippe Kassab, President, genae Americas

10:45 - 10:55 HeartSciences

10:55 - 11:05 TAS Medical

11:05 - 11:15 Inscope Medical

11:15 - 11:25 UroCure

11:25 - 11:35 Body Vision Medical

11:35 - 11:55   Networking Break - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)
Speaker Breakout - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

11:55 - 12:00 Sponsor Moderator: smart-UP.healthcare GmbH

12:00 - 12:50   Panel Discussion: The New Reality of US Medtech Venture Investing

12:50 - 2:00   Lunch - The Gallery (Lobby Level)

2:00 - 2:05     Sponsor Moderator: Insperity

2:05 - 2:15     CairnSurgical, Inc. - NIH

2:15 - 2:25     Corvida Medical - NIH

2:25 - 2:35     IGI Technologies, Inc. - NIH

2:35 - 2:45     Prima-Temp, Inc.

2:45 - 2:55     Xact Medical

2:55 - 3:15     Networking Break - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)
Speaker Breakout - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

3:15 - 3:20     Sponsor Moderator: Navigant
Speaker Breakout During Reception - Board Room 2 (3rd Floor)

3:20 - 3:30     AMB Surgical II

3:30 - 3:40     CorInnova, Inc.

3:40 - 3:50     Sense Diagnostics

3:50 - 4:00     LightIntegra Technology

4:00 - 4:10     Virtuoso Surgical, Inc.

4:10 - 4:20     Reserved

4:20 - 5:00 Fireside Chat:  “Sitting Down With a Legend”

A true visionary in the medical device industry, Manny Villafaña will join us for a candid fireside chat to discuss his secrets and insights of a long standing and rewarding career.

5:00 - 6:00     Speaker Breakout followed by Beer Tasting Closing Reception - Marquette Ballroom Foyer (2nd Floor)

 

NOTE: PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE