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SPECIAL ALL-DAY EVENT: MEDInnovation Boston 2018
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This Conference addresses key strategies for the commercialization of emerging medical technologies, including: 1) How do the medical device and related life sciences construct the essential models to take the critical step to move emerging medical technology to market to serve patients; 2) Where will we find the necessary financial resources to make this pathway feasible – to deliver success to provide the sustainable revenues to invest, and reinvest, to support development and growth.

When: Mon June 25, 2018
7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: The Westin Waltham - Boston
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts  02451
United States
Contact: Bill Munger

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Our Speakers Are Encouraged to be Visionary and Speculative  

The Morning Session  
Celebrate successes in medical device design and commercialization through keynote speakers and organizational Case Studies highlighting advances in technologies and approaches.

Keynote Speaker - Morning Plenary Session 

John McDonough
CEO,T2 Biosystems 



Case Studies 
Schkatka_ Benjamin
Flexible, Body Worn Sensors
Benjamin Schkatka
Co-Founder & SVP Corp Dev't, MC10, Inc 

Case Study - MC10, Lexington, MA
Leveraging internal competencies to uncover opportunities in an adjacent space. Hear how MC10 used its revolutionary stretchable electronics to bring to market thin, flexible adhesive sensors with broad applications for biometric healthcare analytics. MC10 augmented the company's novel technology with a complete end-to-end system with mobile interfaces, cloud storage, and analytical tools to create a high barrier to competitors.



Ferris_ Mike
Market Niche Strategy
Mike Ferris 
Senior VP, Marketing, Sterilis Medical, Inc

Case Study: Sterilis Medical, LLC, Boxborough, MA
Identifying overlooked market niches in a commoditized world. Transforming a commoditized market space requires a close examination of the problem, identification of pain points, and demonstration of benefits. Sterilis revolutionized the disposal of medical waste by shifting the disposal approach and coming up with a much more economical, environmentally safe, and lower risk solution.
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Westin Waltham Hotel
Lunchtime Keynotes and Fireside Chat

Jeffrey Burbank  
CEO, Founder, NxStage Medical

Entrepreneurs who build Companies and manage them as mature companies are rare indeed. Jeffrey started NxStage from scratch in 1998 to target an in-home opportunity to serve the medical needs of patients requiring kidney dialysis. He watched patients facing the extraordinary logistics, and the lack of appropriate equipment. eff has been able to find resources to design and develop unique products to fit his target market and meet patient needs - the NxStage team has created strong market share as his market niche has grown.
Paul Gudonis 
CEO, Chairman, Myomo Inc

Are There Any Alternatives Left To Fund Emerging Products? Yes, Here is How! Paul will discuss how his company was the first to successfully conduct an IPO under the JOBS Act/Regulation A+ process and have its shares listed on a national exchange. He will speak about the timeline, costs, advantages, and disadvantages of using this route to access the capital markets, and provide insights to other medical device and related life science executives considering this process.
Moderator: Sherrie Trigg 
Editor and Director of Medical Content
Medical Design Briefs 
Jeffrey Burbank and Paul Gudonis will be on stage, following their introductory remarks, with Sherrie Trigg, Editor and Director of Medical Content, Medical Design Briefs. Medical Design Briefs is a leading National on-line Publisher in the medical device field. Sherrie will introduce this Q&A opportunity for attendees and moderate.



The Afternoon Sessions 
Two different speaker tracks will provide more intimate discussions with organizational and technology leaders
who are making important strides in advancing technologies and getting life-changing devices to the clinic.
Session 1 has two different Breakout Paths under the topic of  
Celebrating the Expanding Horizon for Medical Devices 
Breakout A: 
Advancing Personalized Medicine in New Ways - 
Genomics Shows The Way

gelbart - marnieModerator: Marnie Gelbart, PhD
Director of Programs,
Personal Genetics Education Project

Topic 1: 
Collaborative Resolve to Advance the Implementation of Genomic Medicine
sidiropoulos-nikoletta Nicoletta Sidiropoulos, MD
Medical Director of Genomic Medicine, Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for the UVM Health Network

Topic 2: 
Advancing the Future of Cancer Care - 
Through the Lens of One Start-up  
milos-patrice Patrice Milos
Co-Founder & CEO, Medley Genomics

Topic 3: 
Genomics for Cardiac Disease
levy-daniel Daniel Levy, MD
Study Professor, BU School of Medicine
Chief, NHLBI, NIH, Dir, Framingham Heart 
Breakout B: 
Improving Lives - Wearables, Accessibility and Competition from Consumer Products

Gill - Geoffrey Geoffrey Gill 
President, Shimmer Americas

Begin - Roger Roger Begin
Program Manager, MDG Boston

Topic 1: Optimizing Remote Patient Monitoring 
Long - Stuart Stuart Long

CEO, InfoBionic, Inc

Topic 2: 

Delivering Data, Feedback to Physicians, Capture of Research Results, and Personalized Medicine Direct to the Patient and Attending Physician

Frank McGillin

Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer Neurometrix, Inc.

Topic 3: 
Unregulated Consumer Products vs. FDA Approved Products - Competitive Positioning
Combs - Art Art Combs, MD
CMO, MC10, Inc   
Breakout C: 
HIPAA, Data Integration and Cybersecurity  
- Are They Compatible?

Karg - Jeff
Moderator:Jeff Karg
CEO, Boston Innovation

Topic 1: 
Zick - colin Colin Zick
Partner, Foley Hoag
Topic 2: Data Integration 
Madras - Peter Peter Madras, MD
President, MDG Boston

Topic 3: 
Geisel - Brian Brian Geisel
CEO, Geisel Software 

Breakout D: 
Scanning, 3D Printing, and Smart Materials Technologies: A View Into What's Next
Stropkay - Scott
Scott Stropkay
Partner, Essential Design


Beszczak - Jack Jack Beszczak
Program Manager, Medtronic

Topic 1: 3-D Printing Innovations and Applications  
Onukuri - sam Sam Onukuri

Senior Fellow, Head, 3D Printing Center
of Excellence, Johnson & Johnson

Topic 2: 
Scanning Technologies and Applications
Zaveri - Darshana Darshana Zaveri, MPA  
President & CEO, Lantos Technologies


Topic 3: 
Smart Material Innovation and Application
Daniel Laser, PhD
CEO, Applaud Medical, Inc 



MDG Boston(Medical Development Group) - the premier association connecting medical technology professionals in New England is partnering to produce this event withMedical Design Briefs-the #1 publication for medical design engineers and managers.
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