ConvaTec to Present at AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference

One of Several Selected to Display in Innovation Alley

Oct 13, 2010, 09:00 ET from ConvaTec

SKILLMAN, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced that its top executives have been asked to present at AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference, the premier medical technology conference for CEOs, business executives, policy-makers, financiers, media and industry stakeholders from around the world.

Well known for innovative breakthroughs in the fields of ostomy and wound therapeutics, continence and critical care, and infusion devices, ConvaTec will highlight various products and technologies marketed by the Company in its booth in Innovation Alley. ConvaTec was selected as one of just six companies to display in Innovation Alley. The Company will also take part in panel discussions, and give a company presentation on October 19th at 10:10AM.

Dave Johnson, CEO will co-host the inaugural Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration Sector MeetUp, which is scheduled on Tuesday, October 19th at 11:30AM.

In addition, Nino Pionati, President, Global Marketing and Business Development will take part in a panel discussion titled Medical Technologies in the Service of the Wounded Warrior also on Tuesday, October 19th, at 2:15PM.

ConvaTec is proud to be a co-sponsor for the Capitol Hill Reception on October 20th. The Capitol Hill Reception encourages important dialogue between industry officials and policy-makers who help to shape public policy on healthcare.

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key focus areas – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices – ConvaTec products support healthcare professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. From its operational headquarters in Skillman, New Jersey, the company conducts business in over 90 countries, serving consumers and their health care professionals on six continents.  For more information, please visit www.convatec.com.

About AdvaMed 2010:

AdvaMed 2010 is the premier MedTech conference for business leaders, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, media, financiers, and other industry stakeholders from around the world. In only its third year, AdvaMed 2009 attracted 1,400 industry leaders – including 500+ CEOs, Presidents and C-level executives. In today's economic and political climate, AdvaMed 2010 is this year's can't miss MedTech event for networking; conducting partnering meetings; influencing policymakers and the media; and participating in educational sessions.  Whether you need to finance, partner, or license technology; learn the latest important developments in reimbursement, regulatory, legal, intellectual property, and other critical areas; or meet with and hear from leaders in the Obama Administration and Congress, AdvaMed 2010 is your introduction to key decision-makers. For more information, visit www.AdvaMed2010.com.

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ConvaTec Inc.

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