Tuesday, October 02
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Tuesday, October 02
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Tuesday, October 02
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM

  • Tuesday, October 02, 7:15 AM - 8:00 AM
Open to All.  Grab a quick bite before the Workshops kick off or before setting up your booth. Exhibitor breakfast located in Wyland Center. Workshop Attendees breakfast located in Activity Center.

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Tuesday, October 02
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
Today, a manufacturer's success is dependent on its ability to adapt in an environment of continuous change. Market pressures are changing expectations and relationships between manufacturers and equipment suppliers. How are these changing expectations related to evolving technologies? How can technology be used to strengthen relationships between manufacturers and equipment...
Speaker
Steven Mulder

OEM Packaging Segment Leader, North America
Rockwell Automation
Speaker

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  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
Speaker
Matt Romey

Director - Medical Device Consulting
Azzur West
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Fortify with coffee break between morning workshops.

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Tuesday, October 02
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
A showcase of the very real complexities of medical device design, through the lens of a simple design element. Real world examples of medical electrical equipment innovation that have been moved through the development process to reach the market will be highlighted.   Workshop participants will: • Walk through the design input development...
Speaker
Ian Maclean, P.Eng.

Director - Research & Engineering
Koven Technology
Speaker

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  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
There is a critical time during the design process when the manufacturing partners should get involved. This is important because the cost of involving them at the wrong moment can be an obstacle to success. Learn first-hand how to avoid one of the most common mistakes being made in the...
Speakers
David Rego

Sr. Director of Automation and Manufacturing Engineering
Dexcom
Speaker

Martin Bouliane

Chief Technology Officer
R&3D Technologies
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Network with industry suppliers.  View Exhibitor List

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Tuesday, October 02
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Three to four leading innovative companies identified by our Content Director present on our Main Stage. Carlos Gonzalez moderates as these leaders share intel on current trends and innovations in the area of 3D and Design.

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Tuesday, October 02
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Visit the concessions, relax and socialize with attendees and exhibitors at area set up near the Main Stage. Note: Full Education Package registrants receive lunch voucher to use at concessions. Lunch vouchers are available for purchase.

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Tuesday, October 02
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
Bill Greenblatt is a Vice President of Quest International Inc. and has been in the healthcare industry for the past 30+ years. Having extensive experience and knowledge in bio-medical technologies and industry trends. Bill will address the essential elements bio-medical engineers should consider during the design phase of development and...
Speaker
Bill Greenblatt

Vice President
Quest International Inc.
Keynote

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Tuesday, October 02
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tracks: 
While the pace of progress in medical devices is rapidly accelerating, the engineering tools used to create them have been surprisingly stagnant. The last breakthrough in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) technology was in the 1990s when most medical device companies designed and manufactured products under one roof. The limitations of old...
Speaker
Joe Dunne

Developer Relations
Onshape
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
  • Tracks: 
Hospitals and Patients are driving the miniaturization on ambulatory and stationary devices with increased emphasis on more functionality, more comfort, portability and self-powered devices. This growing trend towards making devices smaller allows for less invasive procedural techniques and helps reduce the length of hospital stays which reduces costs.  With the development...
Speaker
Carsten Horn

Business Development Engineer - Medical
Maxon Precision Motors
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon delight. Variety of ice cream to select from to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Tuesday, October 02
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
The medical device industry is facing an onslaught of new technologies such as mobile, IIoT, cloud, big data collection, and analytics, while under constant regulatory constraints. How are these technologies related? What problems are they trying to help solve?  Which is the most important? This session will break down these...
Speaker
Brian Vogel

Sales Executive
Rockwell Automation
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
3:35 PM - 4:05 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 3:35 PM - 4:05 PM
  • Tracks: 
It’s already a tried-and-true tool for prototyping, but is additive manufacturing really a practical method for large-scale production? 3D printing has made great strides in the past 30 years in the manufacturing industry. It is a technology that has made the impossible possible and has allowed product development teams to...
Speaker
Eric Utley

Applications Engineer
Protolabs
Speaker

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Tuesday, October 02
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Tuesday, October 02, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors for a reception to close the day. 

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Wednesday, October 03
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Wednesday, October 03
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM

  • Wednesday, October 03, 7:15 AM - 8:00 AM
Open to All.  Grab a quick bite before the Workshops kick off or before setting up your booth. Exhibitor breakfast located in Wyland Center. Workshop Attendees breakfast located in Activity Center.

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Wednesday, October 03
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
Collaborating with end users of any product, system, or service, is not only a potential means for active participation in the design process, instead, it is mandatory. Within the field of user experience design, user-centered design is the foundation for what we do. There are a myriad of tools and...
Speakers
Jennifer Fraser

Director of User Experience
Macadamian Technologies
Speaker

Lorraine Chapman

Senior Director of Healthcare
Macadamian Technologies
Speaker

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  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
There are numerous challenges to overcome when entering into emerging markets. Not least of which include attention to data-driven design – impact of wearables and IoT in product design tops the list. Also included in the challenges are: supply chain integration, skill management, regulatory issues and more. Using relevant case...
Speakers
Dr.  K.V. Krishnan

Vice President (Medical Devices)
Mindteck, Bangalore (India)
Speaker

Reena Daga

Director
Johari Digital Healthcare
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 03
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Wednesday, October 03, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Fortify with coffee break between morning workshops.

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Wednesday, October 03
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
The ongoing digital transformation with Industrial IoT isn’t about finding the needle in the haystack of big data - it’s about the relentless focus on deriving new business value from digitizing and optimizing industrial operations at the edge and in the cloud. The next wave of business benefits in productivity of...
Speaker
Brian Vogel

Sales Executive
Rockwell Automation
Speaker

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  • Room:   Activity Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tracks: 
Medical electronics devices sit within a complicated regulatory maze that is entirely different from other devices. Many engineers doing their first medical device hit a wall when trying to clear the compliance hurdle. Due to safety driven regulatory issues medical devices require special efforts in mechanics, electronics, and software. This...
Speaker
Jerry Twomey

Founder Effective Electrons, CTO of WiPow group
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 03
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Network with industry suppliers.  View Exhibitor List

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Wednesday, October 03
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Three to four leading innovative companies identified by our Content Director present on our Main Stage. Carlos Gonzalez moderates as these leaders share intel on current trends and innovations in the area of IoT.

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Wednesday, October 03
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Visit the concessions, relax and socialize with attendees and exhibitors at area set up near the Main Stage. Note: Full Education Package registrants receive lunch voucher to use at concessions. Lunch vouchers are available for purchase.

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Wednesday, October 03
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dr. Levine is the Sr. Director of Life Sciences at Dassault Systèmes and Executive Director of the Living Heart Project whose mission is to revolutionize cardiovascular care through modeling and simulation. Living Heart Project was created to model the first fully functioning digital heart; poised to alter the landscape of...
Speaker
Dr.  Steven Levine

Sr. Director of Life Sciences
Dassault Systèmes
Keynote

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Wednesday, October 03
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tracks: 
While a significant amount of technology goes into the development of connected devices, sometimes the smallest components—such as springs, wire-forms, stampings and bellows— are overlooked. These metal components can enhance the performance of the electrical circuitry in the connected devices and feed information back to physicians and also enabling proper...
Speaker
David Philbrick

Business Development Manager
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 03
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
  • Tracks: 
Learn to avoid being seduced by the “wow” factor of Virtual and Augmented Reality and instead identify, design for, and execute real world solutions that can accomplish your goals. Review examples of real world AR/VR applications and discuss solutions that illustrate the need for better understanding of good and not...
Speaker
Det Ansinn

CEO of BrickSimple
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 03
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
Medical device manufacturers have been reluctant to transition from paper-based DHR processes to the electronic acquisition and storage of records, and deployment of data analytics, due to the complexity and time required to roll out these systems. However, recent advances in cloud-based technology have enabled forward-thinking medical device and equipment manufacturers...
Speaker
Gelston Howell

Senior Vice President
Sanmina Corp
Speaker

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Wednesday, October 03
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sweet, thank you send-off. A sugar rush - natural or otherwise - to round out your time with us. Thank you!

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Wednesday, October 03
4:00 PM - 4:01 PM

  • Room:   Wyland Center
  • Wednesday, October 03, 4:00 PM - 4:01 PM
Thank you for joining us at MDTX.

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