SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM's Advanced Design and Manufacturing portfolio is pleased to announce the lineup for its three-day Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference on June 13-15, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. In addition to the myriad of mission-critical topics covered at the 34th annual MD&M East Conference, many of the discussions will be hosted by some of the medtech industry's most influential thought leaders, who are pioneering key areas of technological growth.
The MD&M East Conference will be held alongside the 3D Printing and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summits in addition to UBM's six advanced design and manufacturing expos, including Automation Technology Expo (ATX) East, Design and Manufacturing (D&M) Atlantic, EASTPACK, Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East, PLASTEC East, and Quality Expo.
"The 2017 MD&M East Conference lineup is one of the most detailed and expansive offerings to date, with a focus on relevant technologies of today and future trends," said Nina Brown, vice president, events, UBM. "UBM consistently provides opportunities to learn and share information about emerging and expanding medical technologies from the top influencers in the field."
The three-day conference features two tracks of up-to-the-minute thinking in Design and Product Development in a variety of formats including presentations, panels, demonstrations, and case studies. This year's lineup includes speakers from Johnson and Johnson Medical Device Companies, Battelle, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Dexcom, Galen Robotics, Hologic, IBM Watson, Medtronic, MannKind Corporation, Medtronic, along with a variety of industry pioneers and thought leaders.
UBM is thrilled to present top-notch content and speakers, including Liam Pender of R&D, Dexcom discuss the evolution true artificial pancreas, closed-loop systems and algorithms behind these devices; Bruce Lichorowic, CEO of Galen Robotics, discussing advances in surgical robotics, and Drew Seils on how Medtronic developed its new Signia Powered Stapling System, which is a finalist in UBM's Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) taking place on June 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM local time at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. To learn more about the MDEA's, please visit: mdeawards.mddionline.com
Top Sessions from the 2017 MD&M Conference include:
- Case Study: A User-Centered Approach to a Smarter Surgical Stapler
Speaker: Drew Seils, Senior Human Factors Design Engineer, Medtronic
Medtronic is one of the biggest and most influential OEMs in medtech, and Seils will share insight into how the company developed its new Signia Powered Stapling System, a finalist in UBM's MDEA competition.
- Case Study and Demonstration: Technologies Converging to Advance Surgical Robotics
Speaker: Bruce Lichorowic, CEO, Galen Robotics
The surgical robotics space is bustling with new competitors and exciting innovations. Bruce Lichorowic, CEO, Galen Robotics, will give his take on new advances in surgical robotics and where the field is headed.
- Closing the Loop on Chronic Conditions
Speaker: Liam Pender, Senior Director of R&D, Dexcom
Device companies are racing to develop a true artificial pancreas that would automate insulin delivery for people with diabetes. Liam Pender, Senior Director of R&D, Dexcom, will discuss the evolution of these closed-loop systems and how to develop the algorithms behind them.
- Case Study: Selecting Sensors to Improve Device Performance
Speaker: John Pocreva, Senior Engineer, MannKind Corporation
Sensor technology is moving rapidly in healthcare, and it's important for device developers to choose sensors that improve the function of their devices. This case study will look at how MannKind Corporation used sensors to advance their device.
- Using Your Quality and Risk Management Plan to Improve Design Controls
Speaker: Darin Oppenheimer, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Merck
Medical device engineers are expected to adhere to specific quality and risk management standards, and this session will focus on harnessing those requirements to tighten up design controls.
To see the full MD&M Conference schedule, please visit: mdmeast.mddionline.com/conference-mdme
For a full calendar of the 3D Printing and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit presentations, please visit: ubm.io/ConfSchedule
To register for UBM's Advanced Design and Manufacturing Event in New York, please visit: ubm.io/NYRegistration
To register for a media pass, please visit: newyork.am.ubm.com/2017/registrations/Media
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