Upcoming Industry Meetings and Events
BIOMEDevice Returns to Boston in March 2014
UBM Canon’s BIOMEDevice conference returns to Boston on March 26 – 27, 2014, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. In its seventh year, the event features twelve two-hour Learning Labs across two days, as well as an expo. The content is designed to enhance attendees’ knowledge and understanding of the latest MedTech industry innovations and emerging technologies, including Manufacturing Equipment, Cleanroom & Sterilization, Contract Manufacturing, Design Services, Electronic Components, Medical Grade Materials, Packaging & Labeling, 3D Printing, Testing, and QA/QC. For more information visit: http://biomedevice.mddionline.com.
Digestive Diseases: Ideas and Innovations for the 21st Century
Building on last year’s successful colloquium that brought together colleagues in Surgery and Gastroenterology, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School (UMMS) is holding its second annual “Digestive Diseases: Ideas and Innovations for the 21st Century: A Colloquium for Gastroenterology/ Hepatology and Gastrointestinal Surgery” on Friday, April 11 in the Albert Sherman Center at the UMass Memorial-University Campus in Worcester.
The Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Surgery and course directors David Cave, MD, PhD, and Mitchell Cahan, MD, have organized 20 experts from across the Medical School and Medical Center – in addition to colleagues in the region – to discuss key topics in digestive diseases, from prevention and diagnosis to management and surgery. This daylong CME event targets community-based gastroenterologists, general surgeons, primary care physicians and nurses from across New England. For more information or to enroll in this program, visit http://www.umassmed.edu/DigestiveDiseases.aspx.
Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Summit 2014
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will host its second annual Advanced Manufacturing Summit on April 29 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DCU Center in Worcester. This full-day summit will bring together hundreds of leading executives and managers from the manufacturing industry to share best practices, network, and discuss opportunities and challenges.
OEM panels and peer workshops will be moderated by experts from the aeronautics, defense, life sciences, and electronics industries. Topics will include sustainability, supply-chain strategies, advanced technologies, and best business practices to gain and maintain a competitive edge in today’s ever-changing global economy. For more information visit: http://www.maadvancedmanufacturingsummit.com.