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. May
    3
    Wed

    1. BIOMEDevice Expo and Conference – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
      8:00 am – 12:00 am

      May 3-4

       

       

      BIOMEDevice Boston connects you with over 4,000 engineers and executives — as well as more than 400 leading suppliers — across New England’s thriving design and manufacturing industry. In partnership with the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), BIOMEDevice Boston is a powerful, end-to-end industry showcase. From contract manufacturing to components, this event is a one-stop shop for sourcing the cutting-edge products and services you need to make faster, smarter medical devices at lower cost.

       

      For more information, please click here.

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      8:00 am
      BIOMEDevice Expo and Conference – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
    2. Register
      MassMEDIC’s 21st Annual Conference
      8:00 am – 12:30 pm

       

      In conjunction with UBM’s Boston BIOMEDevice 2017 

       

      Please note: On-Line Registration closes on Monday May 1, 2017 at 5pm.  Walk-ins are Welcome.

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      Program includes:

      Focus on MedTech – The Liquid Biopsy

      Report: Hospital Priorities – 2017

      Panel Discussions on the Status of Key FDA Issues & Federal Payment Models

      Keynote:

      A Fireside Chat with Scott Whitaker, President & CEO, Advanced Medical Technology Association

      MassMEDIC is teaming up with UBM Advanced Manufacturing and holding its 21st Annual Conference in conjunction with the Boston BIOMEDevice Show, May 3-4. In addition to a great line-up of speakers and unparalleled networking opportunities, your conference registration fee provides access to the BIOMEDevice Exhibit Hall, with product demonstrations, specialized tours and over 200 exhibitors.

      MassMEDIC’s Annual Conference registration includes a pass to Boston BIOMEDevice Exhibit Hall and a voucher for lunch!

       

      CONFERENCE AGENDA

      7:00 a.m.

      Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking
       

      8:00 a.m.

      Welcoming Remarks

      Michael P. Phalen, Chairman, MassMEDIC
      Executive Vice President and President, MedSurg, Boston Scientific Corporation

      Nina Brown, Vice President of Events, UBM

      Thomas J. Sommer, President, MassMEDIC
       

      8:15 a.m.

      Medical Technology Focus – The Liquid Biopsy Chip – Nanotechnology for Diagnosing Metastasis

      Balaji Panchapakesan, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
       

      8:45 a.m.

      Panel Discussion – Three Critical Regulatory Issues Facing MedTech

      • Implementing the Breakthrough Pathway for Medical Devices
      • Cybersecurity
      • Real World Evidence

      Moderators: Bill Greenrose and Mutahar Shamsi, Deloitte Advisory

      Panelists:

      • Jacob Einhorn, COO, Intrinsic Therapeutics
      • Owen Faris, Clinical Trial Director, Office of Device Evaluation, FDA
      • Russell L Jones, National Co-Leader, Medical Device Safety and Security, Deloitte & Touche
      • Elisabeth George, VP Global Regulations & Standards, Philips
         
         

      9:45 a.m.

      Networking Break

      Announcement of Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS QuickFire Challenge Winner
      Robert G. Urban, PhD, Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Boston
       

      10:15 a.m.

      Report: Hospitals Look to MedTech for New Services and Solutions
      Monish Rajpal, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting

       

      10:45 a.m.

      What’s Ahead for MedTech Reimbursement – A New Paradigm for Payment?

      Moderator: Stephen Hull, Principal and Founder, Hull Associates

      Panelists:

      • Thomas Barker. Partner, Co-Chair, Healthcare Practice, Foley Hoag, LLP
      • Scott Reid, VP, Healthcare Strategy & Reimbursement, Smith & Nephew
      • Leslie Wise, Vice President, Global Healthcare Economics,  AngioDynamics – Industry Representative, Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
      • Christina Farup, MD, Vice President, HEMA Americas Lead – Health Economics and Market Access for Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies

       

      11:45 a.m.

      Adjourn to Boston BIOMEDevice – Exhibit Hall – Center Stage
       

      12:00 p.m.

      How Will MedTech Fare in our New Public Policy Environment?

      A Conversation with Scott Whitaker, President and CEO, Advanced Medical Technology Association

      Interviewed by: Brian Johnson, Publisher & Co-Founder, MassDevice

       

      12:30 p.m.

      Conference Adjourns – Attendees Enjoy Lunch and Boston BIOMEDevice

       

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      MassMEDIC’s 21st Annual Conference
  2. May
    4
    Thu

    1. BIOMEDevice Expo and Conference – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
      12:00 am – 4:00 pm

      May 3-4

       

       

      BIOMEDevice Boston connects you with over 4,000 engineers and executives — as well as more than 400 leading suppliers — across New England’s thriving design and manufacturing industry. In partnership with the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), BIOMEDevice Boston is a powerful, end-to-end industry showcase. From contract manufacturing to components, this event is a one-stop shop for sourcing the cutting-edge products and services you need to make faster, smarter medical devices at lower cost.

       

      For more information, please click here.

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      12:00 am
      BIOMEDevice Expo and Conference – Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
  3. May
    10
    Wed

    1. ipCapital Group13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference (all-day)
      May 10

      Information and registration can be found here.    Please contact Cori Stemmler for the registration passcode.

       

      Early bird discounted rates are available through February 28, 2017!

       

      Overview:  

      Business, technical, and legal professionals gather to collaborate on issues unique to innovation and intellectual property.  Unlike other conferences, our event is held in an intimate setting in which thought leaders may freely confer and collaborate. The interactive seminar-style presentations provide great relationship-building and networking opportunities between facilitators and attendees.  We will be hosting a dinner on the evening of May 10. The conference will be held the following day, May 11.

       

      Confirmed Topics for 2017:

      • “Monetizing IP – Past, Present, Future”
      • “Using Virtualized Innovation to Supercharge a Portfolio”
      • “Virtualized Innovation Process”
      • “Applied Creativity and Invention – Thoughts and Comparisons to Normal Corporate Inventing”
      • “Building & Managing a Trade Secret Program”

       

      More topics and speakers to be announced!

      For more information, please contact Cori Stemmler.

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      ipCapital Group13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference (all-day)
  4. May
    11
    Thu

    1. ipCapital Group13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference (all-day)
      May 11

      Information and registration can be found here.    Please contact Cori Stemmler for the registration passcode.

       

      Early bird discounted rates are available through February 28, 2017!

       

      Overview:  

      Business, technical, and legal professionals gather to collaborate on issues unique to innovation and intellectual property.  Unlike other conferences, our event is held in an intimate setting in which thought leaders may freely confer and collaborate. The interactive seminar-style presentations provide great relationship-building and networking opportunities between facilitators and attendees.  We will be hosting a dinner on the evening of May 10. The conference will be held the following day, May 11.

       

      Confirmed Topics for 2017:

      • “Monetizing IP – Past, Present, Future”
      • “Using Virtualized Innovation to Supercharge a Portfolio”
      • “Virtualized Innovation Process”
      • “Applied Creativity and Invention – Thoughts and Comparisons to Normal Corporate Inventing”
      • “Building & Managing a Trade Secret Program”

       

      More topics and speakers to be announced!

      For more information, please contact Cori Stemmler.

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      ipCapital Group13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference (all-day)
  5. May
    31
    Wed

    1. Webinar: Developing and Testing User Interface Requirements
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

          

       

       

       

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      May 31, 2017

      12:00  – 1:00  PM EDT

      Register online for this free webinar here.

       

      The focus of this webinar will be the regulatory guidelines for developing human factors-related requirements as part of the User Interface Specification. We will discuss the guidelines for developing and testing user interface requirements, including who should be involved in the process. A case study will be presented based on human factors best practices and lessons learned.
      The webinar will include:

      • Existing guidelines on user interface requirements (IEC 623662-1, FDA Guidance, HE75)
      • Best practices for writing user interface requirements
      • Who should contribute to the process
      • Helpful sources to reference
      • The relationship between risk and user interface requirements
      • Verifying user requirements
      • Testing methodologies
      • Acceptance criteria
      • A case study demonstrating development and testing of user interface requirements

      Farm Design, Inc. Presenters:

      Tara Feuerstein, Human Factors Engineer

      Kelly Gordonvaughn, Principal Human Factors Engineer and Program Manager

      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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