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Sunday, September 23
12:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Registration Open & Badge Pick Up

12:30 PM - 05:00 PM

U.S. Market Access Seminar

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

International Reception (open to all attendees)

06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

MedTech Insight Awards 2018

Monday, September 24
08:15 AM - 01:00 PM

AdvaMed Accel Leadership Seminar (by invitation only)

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Accel Leadership Seminar - Alternative to the Exit: Start-ups Building Long-Term Value

09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pediatric Devices: Critical Next Steps After FDA’s Public Workshop

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Accel Leadership Seminar - Lessons in Leadership: An Interview with CEO Joe Almeida

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

MedTech Connect Partnering Open

10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room Open

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Vertical Integration in Health Care: What It Means for Business in Medtech

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Accel Leadership Seminar - MedTech Innovator: Preliminary Competition and Execution Award

Speakers
  • Paul Grand, CEO, MedTech Innovator (Host)
  • James Kaiser, Strategist, Corporate Venture Group, HOYA Corporation (Judge)
  • Tracy MacNeal, XimedicaDx / EVP, Corporate Development,, Ximedica (Judge)
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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Advances in Leveraging Real-World Evidence (RWE) through NESTcc Test-Cases

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Implementation of the New European Medical Technology Regulations: Is Anyone Ready?

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

The Trump Trade War with China: What it Means for Your Business

12:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Current Efforts for Corporate and Medical Device Cybersecurity

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Brazil: Challenges and Choices in Health Care

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

What Payers Want: Smart Approaches to Demonstrate Value

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Dx Investors: What the Future Holds

01:15 PM - 02:00 PM

#MedTechCon Tweetup

02:00 PM - 03:45 PM

MedTech Innovator Partnering Session (Invitation Only)

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

State of the Art Global Best Regulatory Practices for Medical Device Regulators

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Developing the Next Generation of Healthcare: What the Future Looks Like and Who Will Provide and Pay for It

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

EY Pulse of the Industry

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Value Based Care Arrangements—Results-based Contracts in Action

02:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Women in Diagnostics Meetup

04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

M&A Perspectives: Compelling Technology Meets Strategic Fit

04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Competing for Innovation - Brazil, India and China

04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Introducing New and Innovative Technology into the Supply Chain through a GPO

04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Companion Diagnostics: Trends and Perspectives

Speakers
  • Jeff Allen, President and CEO, Friends of Cancer Research (Speaker)
  • Lena Chaihorsky, V.P. Payer Innovation, Alva10 (Speaker)
  • Ralph Riley, Global Co Diagnostics Market Access Leader, Janssen Global Services, Inc. (Speaker)
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04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

CDRH Innovation Information Session

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Leadership – Attracting, Developing and Perpetuating Outstanding Leadership (Featuring 2018 AdvaMed Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, Vernon R. Loucks, Jr.)

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Women's Executive Network Reception

05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 25
07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

07:30 AM - 09:00 AM

Plenary Breakfast

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room Open

09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

09:10 AM - 09:40 AM

Outlook & Prospects for the Mexican MedTech Sector in the AMLO Era

09:10 AM - 10:00 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Health Care IT and Digital Health

09:15 AM - 09:45 AM

Innovation Transforming Health Care

09:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Rethinking the Way FDA Regulates Digital Health Devices: FDA’s Software Precertification Program

09:15 AM - 12:15 PM

China Regulatory and Reimbursement Environment

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

09:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Using Data to Make Your Value Case

09:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Health@250

09:55 AM - 10:35 AM

The Right Health Care the Right Way: Reducing Low-Value Care

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Top Trends Impacting Commercial Models in 2019

Speakers
  • Craig Ackerman, Principal, The Alexander Group (Speaker)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Commercial Operations Journey To Accelerate Product Adoption Through Customer Experience & Insights

Speakers
  • Ray Berglund, VP Global Commercial Operations & Digital Customer Infrastructure, KCI an Acelity Company (Speaker)
  • Vyom Bhuta, Global Partner - Commercial Life Sciences, Cognizant (Speaker)
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Power of Value in Fundraising and Market Adoption

10:05 AM - 10:45 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Point of Care

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Commercial Operations Journey to Accelerate Product Adoption Through Customer Experience & Insights

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Women in Orthopedic/Surgical Meetup

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Why does Pt Engagement matter – A Patient’s Perspective

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Digital Health is Here. What’s Next?

Speakers
  • Joseph DeVivo, CEO, InTouch Health (Speaker)
  • Harsh Dharwad, VP and CTO, Nihon Kohden America (Speaker)
  • Mick Farrell, CEO, ResMed (Moderator)
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

The Medtech Solutions Buzz: How Real Is It?

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Inspection Evolution: FDARA, Program Alignment and Beyond

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Respiratory Supportive Care

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Human Factors Testing- Streamlining the Iterative Re-design Process

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Innovation Pavilion: HealthTech @ JLABS

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM

MedTech Partnerships – Avoiding Pitfalls When Working With Pharma, Providers and Tech

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Telling of Tales: Personal Insights from Successful and Serial Entrepreneurs

Speakers
  • Jane Hollingsworth, Managing Partner, Militia Hill Ventures (Speaker)
  • John Nash, Co-founder, Kensey Nash Corp (Speaker)
  • Bernie Rudnick, Managing Partner, CapGenic Advisors (Speaker)
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

How Innovation Changes Lives

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Much Ado About Brexit - A Conversation with UK Health Minister Lord O'Shaughnessy on the Future of Health Care in the UK

11:35 AM - 12:25 PM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Orthopedics

11:40 AM - 12:25 PM

Establishing An Innovative, Ethical and Winning Culture

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Convergence of Technologies and Consumer Focus Inspires New Models of Innovation

12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Plenary Lunch

02:10 PM - 02:40 PM

Top 4 Prediction for Global Medical Devices Industry in 2019

02:10 PM - 02:45 PM

Leadership Views on Diagnostics

02:10 PM - 02:50 PM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Oncology

02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Listening to the Voice of the Patient

02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

Innovation Pavilion: This Little Med Device Goes to Market: The Changing World of Evidence

Speakers
  • Michelle McMurry-Heath, WW Vice President Regulatory and Clinical Affairs, Johnson & Johnson (Speaker)
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

Non-Dilutive Government Funding Meetup

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

MedTech Innovation: Driving the Next Frontier of Competitiveness through R&D Transformation

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Critical Decisions On the Road from Concept to Commercialization

Speakers
  • Randy Barko, President and CEO, Ximedica (Speaker)
  • Billy Cohn, VP, Medical Devices and Executive Director, CDI @ TMC, Johnson & Johnson (Speaker)
  • Marcus Schabacker, President & Chief Executive Officer, ECRI Institute (Speaker)
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02:15 PM - 03:45 PM

FDA and Industry Outside the Regulatory Box

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Is Trump Trade Policy Shaking Up or Breaking Up the Global Trading System?

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

CMS Town Hall

02:50 PM - 03:20 PM

Quality as a Driver of Innovation

02:50 PM - 03:20 PM

Servitization - Path to Higher Revenues, Enhance Customer Experience and Improved Bottom Line

02:55 PM - 03:45 PM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Interventional Cardiology

03:00 PM - 03:20 PM

Humans vs. AI: Who Will Drive Commercial Growth in Medtech?

03:15 PM - 04:00 PM

Innovation Pavilion: Philadelphia Area Innovation Ecosystem Panel

03:25 PM - 03:55 PM

Thinking About Taking Your Company Public? Raising Equity in the Current Environment

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Are There Gender Differences in the Way People Sell, Manage or Lead?

Speakers
  • Benson Smith, Chairman, Teleflex Incorporated (Speaker)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Afternoon Plenary: MedTech Innovator Finals

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

MVPvets Networking Event

09:30 PM - 11:00 PM

MTC LIVE! (formerly MedTech After Party)

Wednesday, September 26
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room Open

08:00 AM - 12:30 PM

MedTech Connect Partnering Open

08:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

08:15 AM - 09:15 AM

Patient Access to New Technologies: Is the Patient Voice Relevant?

Speakers
  • Jack Barrette, CEO, WEGO Health (Speaker)
  • Michelle Bulliard, Vice President, Global Head Real World Evidence Strategy Unit, IQVIA (Speaker)
  • Joseph Chin, Deputy Director, Coverage and Analysis Group, CMS (Speaker)
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08:20 AM - 09:10 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Surgical Advancements

08:30 AM - 09:10 AM

Partnering with Private Payers on Evidence Development: Lessons Learned in Private Payer CED

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Innovation from Main Street to Wall Street

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Demonstrating Value in International Markets

09:15 AM - 09:45 AM

Women in Digital Health Meetup

09:15 AM - 10:05 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Neurotechnology

09:20 AM - 10:00 AM

Quality Measurement Implications for Medical Technology in the Value-Based Environment

09:20 AM - 10:00 AM

IBM Watson Health CEOs Unplugged

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Linking Military Service and Innovation: Perspectives from Medical Devices Veterans

09:30 AM - 10:45 AM

MedTech Industry Challenges: Defending Against Products Liability Litigation

09:30 AM - 10:45 AM

IMDRF Update

Speakers
  • Priscilla Martins, Manager, ANVISA (Speaker)
  • Jeff Shuren, Director, FDA, CDRH, U.S. (Speaker)
  • Nicole Taylor Smith, Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs Policy and Intelligence Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson (Speaker)
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Are We Ready for the Second Digital Health Revolution?

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Assymetric Strategies for Capital Formation

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Blockchain – Foundational Technology to Enable Digital Transformation

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

International Perspectives on Industry 4.0 and the MedTech Factory of the Future

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Academic Meetup

10:55 AM - 11:35 AM

The MedTech Innovator Showcase - Minimally Invasive Solutions

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Accelerating Innovation for the Connected Care Platform

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Portfolio Management – Divesting for Business Success and Shareholder Value

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Medical Technology Communications from Pipeline to Post-Market—New Policy Developments in Promotion, Scientific Exchange and Real World Value Based Innovation for Patients

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Explaining Explainability in an Explainable Way

Speakers
  • Anil Jain, VP & Chief Health Information Officer, IBM Watson Health (Speaker)
  • Marla Phillips, Director, Xavier Health, Xavier University (Speaker)