MEDTECH 2017 Agenda

October 30, 2017

7:00 am - 8:30 am: Tech Showcase set up

7:00 am - 9:00 am: Registration open

7:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast

8:30 am: Tech Showcase opens

9:00 am -10:00 am: Morning Keynote

  • Michael McCartney, President of DIGITS LLC, a Division of Avalon

10:15 am - 11:15 am: Panel Session 1

The Road Map to Commercialization, Part 1: From Idea to Design Control

  • Panelists: Michelle Bonn (Guideline Medical), Gregg Gellman (Garwood Medical), Nelson Schwenk (Baush & Lomb)

The Future of Healthcare

  • Panelists: Spencer Bailey (Emerson Consultants), Dan Porreca (HEALTHeLINK), Stephen Edge (Roswell Park Cancer Institute), Rick Vienne (Univera Healthcare)

The Science of Skin: Tapecon/3M Partnership

  • Presenters: Steve Davis (Tapecon), Kris Godbey (3M)

11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Panel Session 2

The Road Map to Commercialization, Part 2: From Design Control to Product Launch

  • Panelists: Mary Richardson (iuvo Bioscience), Amy Castronova (Novatek Communications), Todd Scheske (PEKO Precision)

A View from the Capitol: Legislating Innovation

  • Presenter: Andy Womack (Genentech)

End-User Communication through Packaging

  • Presenter: Christophe Bureau (Stevanato Group)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Luncheon Keynote

  • Kerry Hicks, President, Partner & CEO of KMG Capital, Founder of Healthgrades

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm: Panel Session 3

Disrupting the Market: The Capital Challenge

  • Pitchers: Joe Dickson (Pelitex), Andrew Scheinman (Nidus Biosciences), Bryan Costello (Costello's Prosthetic Warmers)
  • Judges: Sonia Gulati (New York Ventures), Mike Riedlinger (Technology Commercialization), Matt Colpoys (Cellular Preservation Technologies), Luis Romo (Purple Sun)

Regulatory Compliance Workshop

  • Presenter: Kirk Olson (Creation Technologies)

Creating Collisions of Value: The Start of Strategic Partnering

  • Participants: Sherod Harris and Trina Skeele (Simpler Links), Morteza Ahmadi (Qidni Labs Inc.), Vincent Tutino (Neurovascular), Brad LaSalle (Ferric Contrast), Luis Romo (Purple Sun)

 4:45: Tech Showcase closes

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm: Afternoon Keynote

  • Sheri Dodd, Vice President and General Manager of Medtronic Care Management Services

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm: Chairman's reception

  • Address by Win Thurlow, Executive Director of MedTech Association

October 31, 2017

7:00 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Morning Keynote

  • Maria Mitchell, Vice President of Life Sciences at New York State Empire State Development Corporation

8:30: Tech Showcase opens

8:30 am - 11:30 am: Reverse Pitches

9:00 am - 10:30 am: Exclusive tour of Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

10:15 am - 1:30 pm: One-on-one Reverse Pitch meetings

1:30 pm: Tech Showcase closes