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MassMEDIC’s 22nd Annual Conference

April 18, 2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210, USA
Member Cost:
$ 85
Nonmember Cost:
$ 110

In conjunction with UBM’s Boston BIOMEDevice 2018

MassMEDIC is teaming up with UBM Advanced Manufacturing and holding its 22nd Annual Conference in conjunction with the Boston BIOMEDevice Show, April 18-19. 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!



Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking


Welcoming Remarks
Jon Rennert, President, ZOLL Medical Corporation
Thomas J. Sommer, President, MassMEDIC

Updated Profile of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry
George Serafin, Life Sciences Practice Leader, Grant Thornton

MedTech at Draper Laboratory
Anthony F. Coston, Ph.D
Head of Medical Devices, Biomedical Solutions
Draper Laboratory


Panel Discussion
Real World Evidence—The Importance and Impact on MedTech Market Access

Moderator: Gabriele Brambilla, CEO, Alira Health

Edward Eventash, M.D. Medical Director, V.P. Medical Affairs, Hologic, Inc.
Michelle McMurry-Heath, Ph.D VP Regulatory, Clinical & Preclinical, Johnson & Johnson
Maria B. Stewart, VP of Health Economics & Market Access, Boston Scientific Corp.
David V. Williams, Healthcare Consultant , Milliman, Inc.


Networking Break


Virtual Clinical Trials for MedTech – Sci Fi or Reality?
Sarah Dutta, Ph. D, Business Consultant, Dassault Systèmes 

FDA – CDRH – Policies and Priorities
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D.
Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
U.S. Food and Drug Administration



Proceed to Boston BIOMEDevice Exhibit Hall


Center Stage Presentation
Dr. Jeffrey M. Karp, Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School/MIT

Moderator: Betsy Goodrich, VP, Design, Manta Product Development

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives. He is an Associate Professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Principal Faculty at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and an affiliate faculty at the Broad Institute and at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (where he teaches to MIT-Sloan business school students). He has published >100 peer-reviewed papers (with >13,000 citations) and has given 250 national and international invited lectures and has >100 issued or pending national/international patents. Several technologies developed in his lab have formed the foundation for multiple products on the market and currently under development and for the launch of five companies including Skintifique, Gecko Biomedical, Alivio Therapeutics, Frequency Therapeutics and Landsdowne Laboratories.


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