SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing a 30 year tradition of bringing together the most interesting voices throughout the medical device industry, the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West exhibition and conference has announced Jonathan Bender, former NBA player and rising-star in the medtech industry, as a featured speaker for the 2015 event. Bender's presentation will take place at noon on February 11, 2015 at the Center Stage, directly on the show floor. For more information and to register, please visit: mdmwest.mddionline.com.
After a career-ending injury sidelined his time in the NBA, Jonathan Bender turned his attention to finding a practical solution to his ongoing physical rehabilitation. This journey led to the development of his clinically proven JB Intensive Trainer and a successful new career as a medical device designer.
In addition to Jonathan Bender's Center Stage presentation, the MD&M West Conference will host thought-leaders from across industry lines discussing the topics most relevant for medical device professionals, including:
- "Remote patient monitoring devices: the good, the great and the exceptional!" - Hear from companies who are making waves in the industry including AliveCor, Covidien, and Sotera Wireless
- "People power: Biomechanical energy harvesting for portable devices" - Presented by Max Donelan, Chief Scientific Officer, Bionic Power, and Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
- "Startup Shark Tank California" - Take part in this startup shark tank competition and meet with sharks from GE Capital, Healthtech Capital, and River Cities Capital Funds
The MD&M West exhibition and conference will take place February 10-12, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Conference passes allow all attendees to set their own pace and maximize their time between conference sessions and the expo hall experience. Interested medical industry professionals should register to attend today. For more detailed information on the lineup and to register for MD&M West, visit: mdmwest.mddionline.com.
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