Events Calendar

As a member benefit, MassMEDIC holds an Annual Conference in May, an Annual MedTech Investors Conference in October and a series of informational programs throughout the year on a wide range of topics of interest to MassMEDIC members, including regulatory affairs, product development trends and reimbursement issues.

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  1. Oct
    26
    Thu

    1. Germany Trade and Invest Free Webinar: Market Access and Regulatory Update for Medical Device Manufacturers Series: Succeed in Germany’s Healthcare Market 2017
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      October 26, 2017

      12:00- 1:00 p.m.

       

      Germany Trade and Invest Free Webinar: Market Access and Regulatory Update for Medical Device Manufacturers

      Series: Succeed in Germany’s Healthcare Market 2017

       

      For more information click here.

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      Germany Trade and Invest Free Webinar: Market Access and Regulatory Update for Medical Device Manufacturers Series: Succeed in Germany’s Healthcare Market 2017
  2. Oct
    27
    Fri

    1. Register
      MedTech Showcase 2017
      8:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Presenting Companies

      149 Medical – Acera – AugmentX – Bitome – Common Sensing – Damae Medical – DaVinci Biomedical – Landsdowne Labs – MedRhythms – Myovue, Inc. – Neurallys – NXTSENS – Obsidio Medical – Portabiles GmbH – Prapela – Protembis – Prothia – SensOR Medical – Summit Street Medical

       

      The MedTech Showcase is an excellent opportunity for members of the region’s medical device community to learn more about the business plans and technologies being developed by local medtech start-ups. This year’s roster of presenting companies includes area companies, and, thanks to MassMEDIC’s partnership with international organizations, the agenda includes start-ups from Canada, the Paris region, Catalunya, and Germany.

      In addition to the company presentations, program segments will include a luncheon panel discussion on medtech’s investment outlook and structured networking periods. Once again, this year emerging companies will be judged by the audience on the strength of their technologies, meeting an unmet clinical needs, and the corporate team.

      The Showcase attracts over 300 attendees, including industry representatives and potential investors and strategic partners. It’s the region’s largest medtech showcase for medtech start-ups, providing attendees with a preview of  new medical technologies and a unique opportunity to interact with medtech entrepreneurs.

       

      AGENDA

      7:00 am

      Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking

      8:00 am

      Welcome and Conference Review
      Jon Rennert, MassMEDIC Chair
      Tom Sommer, MassMEDIC President

      8:15 am

      Company Presentations
      Augmentx 
      – Albert Kwon, M.D.
      Portabiles – Ralph Steidl
      149 Medical – Tony Fantana, PhD
      Prothia – Brian Spear
      Bitome – Herb Ryan
      SensOR Medical Laboratories – Robert Brooks, PhD
      Damae Medical – Anaïs Barut
      Protembis – Karl von Mangoldt
      Invisio Medical – Jeff Caputo
      MedTech in Canada – Ken Spears, Boston Scientific Corp.

      10:00 am

      Networking Break

      10:30 am

      Company Presentations
      Moderator:
      William T. Whelan, Member, Mintz Levin
      Common Sensing – James White
      Acera – Tom Root
      Landsdowne Labs – Melissa Fensterstock
      Myovue – Charles Allan
      Obsidio Medical – Alan Braly
      Prapela – John Konsin
      MedRhythms – Owen McCarthy
      Neurallys – Philippe Auvray
      DaVinci Biomedical – Joseph Villani
      Summit Street Medical LLC – George Bourne

      12:15 pm

      Luncheon

      Financing MedTech: A Panel of Experts
      Moderator:
      Susan A. Posner, Health Advances
      Panelists:
      Stephen Blumenreich, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
      Greg Madden, SV Health Advisors
      Aaron Sandoski, Norwich Ventures
      Darshana Zaveri, Catalyst Health Ventures

      Outstanding Presentation Awards
      Sponsored by MSL Group
      Presented by Jim Weinrebe, Executive Vice President, Health Practice Leader, MSL Group

      • Best Corporate Team
      • Best in Meeting an Unmet Clinical Need
      • Best Overall Presentation
         

      1:30 pm

      Dessert and Networking Continues

      2:00 pm

      Conference Concludes

       

      SPONSORS

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      8:00 am
      MedTech Showcase 2017
  3. Dec
    12
    Tue

    1. Register
      FDA Update – In Conjunction with ASQ – New England Biomedical Discussion Group & RAPS
      8:00 am – 3:30 pm

      Collaboratively hosted by the ASQ Biomedical Division/New England Discussion GroupMassMEDIC and RAPS, this daylong program is designed to give RA, QA and C-level executives a one-day crash course on the pending regulatory issues facing the industry. The agenda will include comprehensive presentations by FDA officials, industry representatives and regulatory experts.

       

      AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

      • State of the FDA – Vernessa Pollard, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
      • CDRH Update – William Maisel, MD – Associate Director for Science & Acting Director, Office of Device Evaluation  – CDRH, FDA
      • Report from the New England District Office – Joseph Matrisciano, Program Division Director
      • FDA’s Digital Health Imitative
      • The EU’s MDR – Getting Ready for 2018

       

      More information coming soon!

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      8:00 am
      FDA Update – In Conjunction with ASQ – New England Biomedical Discussion Group & RAPS

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