RAMSEY, N.J., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fifth Annual Orthopedic Design & Technology (ODT) Conference & Exhibition is set to take place September 22-23 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.
This global event brings together orthopedic finished good manufacturers, suppliers and surgeons for networking, general sessions, panel discussions, targeted conference sessions and select exhibitors.
"This year we are celebrating five years of advancing orthopedic manufacturing through the ODT Conference and Exhibition. This annual event is a forum for education, networking and fostering overall growth and development of the orthopedic market," said Howard Revitch, Group Publisher of Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine. "We are excited about this year's event and how attendees will use key take-aways to grow their businesses and the industry."
Attendees will network and learn from industry and technology leaders, as event speakers and attendees share their expertise from orthopedics, spine and trauma medical device segments. The conference will focus on manufacturing strategies and engineering and design with such topics as:
- Barriers to entry into the orthopedics market
- Best practices in 510(k) submissions: Examining changes at FDA
- Project management and work flow analysis
- Selecting and using materials for innovative medical devices
- Understanding current Lean and Six Sigma implications and the importance of quality controls
Featuring speakers from leading OEMs will include:
- Ron Green, Director, Manufacturing Engineering, Exactech
- Jeffrey P. Rouleau, Ph.D., Technical Fellow and Senior Manager, Strategy & Scientific Operations, Medtronic, Inc.
- Stephen Walulik, Senior Director of Operations, Biomet Spine & Trauma
Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine continues the tradition of offering complimentary registration for qualified original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). There is a nominal fee for suppliers and consultants to attend the meeting. Onsite registration is open. Visit www.odtexpo.com to register, access additional information and to access sponsorship opportunities.
About Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine
Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine is devoted to the highly specialized field of orthopedic product manufacturing. Our in-depth coverage includes comprehensive feature articles, industry news, trends and up-to-date information on technological advances in this fast-growing market segment. Departments and columns discuss new products and services and insights from orthopedic manufacturers and suppliers. Orthopedic Design & Technology (www.odtmag.com) is brought to you by Rodman Publishing (www.rodpub.com), also the publisher of Medical Product Outsourcing, a leading source of information for medical device manufacturing.
SOURCE Orthopedic Design & Technology