MD+DI, MPMN, and OrthoTec Announce Virtual Event Dedicated to Cutting-Edge Trends in Implantable Medical Devices

Design Trends: Technological Advances in Implantable Devices, combines a virtual conference and tradeshow, offering sessions focused on orthopedic and cardio applications

Dec 15, 2010, 13:39 ET from UBM Canon

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group today announced its leading brands, MD+DI (Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry) magazine, MPMN (Medical Product Manufacturing News), and OrthoTec, will host a virtual event focusing on progressive trends in the design of implantable medical devices for design engineers and medical device manufacturers.


The virtual event will take place on January 26, 2011, from 11am until 5pm Eastern time. Registration is now available. The combined virtual conference and tradeshow offers attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact directly with industry experts and technology providers via a keynote address by an industry luminary, sessions focused on orthopedic and cardio applications directly followed by Q&A opportunities, live chat sessions, and a panel discussion. This topic-specific, focused environment is available directly from virtually anywhere an attendee has computer online access. Topics to be covered include: Power management, innovative materials, implant acceptance, and infection prevention. Current session titles consist of: Advances in Implant Design and Development, The Implant Surface and Beyond, Biomaterials That Won't Skip a Beat, and Innovation in Implantable Device Design.

The virtual exhibition hall will house booths manned by suppliers and service providers to the implantable device industry. Booths will be equipped with white papers, videos, brochures, and live chat capabilities that provide implantable device OEMs with the opportunity to engage with suppliers and gather educational information.

"We are excited to offer content-rich virtual events that provide our audience with the opportunity to directly connect with industry leaders in real-time, and offer yet another setting for medical device OEMs to connect with suppliers to discuss medical device advances and trends," stated Stephen Corrick, Vice President and Executive Director of UBM Canon. "By utilizing the UBM Studios virtual event platform which has managed over 100 virtual events this year, attendees and sponsors experience a world-class, user-friendly virtual event allowing industry professionals access to a wealth of medical device resources, industry expertise, and the ability to exchange ideas on specific, targeted topics."

The Design Trends: Implantable Devices virtual event has several tiered sponsorship opportunities available that include speaking and exhibiting opportunities. Event sponsors benefit from interacting with a targeted, interested audience, high-quality lead generation, and audience-engagement data. Sponsor branding will be included in all attendee promotions that will run across MD+DI, MPMN, and OrthoTec online, print and e-newsletter branded products as well as on any promotions to UBM Canon's master data file of over 350,000 medical device professionals worldwide.

Sponsors that have already committed to the event include Secant Medical.

For more information regarding speaking opportunities, contact Rich Nass at For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Desiree Stygar at or Richard West at To register, visit the Design Trends: Implantable Devices registration page.

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