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Tuesday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Will Healy III (Balluff Inc.)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Tuesday | 8:30 am

Business Implications & Strategies of 3D Printing

Speaker: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Opening Plenary Session: Let's Get Real About Consumerizing Healthcare

Speaker: Jordan Shlain, MD (HealthLoop)

Location: 213CD

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Opening Plenary Session: Let's Get Real About Consumerizing Healthcare

Speaker: Jordan Shlain, MD (HealthLoop)

Location: 213CD

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Opening Plenary Session: Let's Get Real About Consumerizing Healthcare

Speaker: Jordan Shlain, MD (HealthLoop)

Location: 213CD

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Opening Plenary Session: Let's Get Real About Consumerizing Healthcare

Speaker: Jordan Shlain, MD (HealthLoop)

Location: 213CD

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Panel: Workforce Integration in the New Age of Smart Manufacturing

Moderator: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Will Healy III (Balluff Inc.), John Jaddou (Addeation), Karen Leavitt (Locus Robotics), Nader Mowlaee

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Tuesday | 9:10 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Steve Risser, PhD (Battelle)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairpersons: J.J. Dalton (PolyOne Distribution), David Shea (PolyOne Distribution)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Frank Pokrop (BD)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Tuesday | 9:15 am

Design for Demand Process Overview: Managing Reality to Create Demand & Deliver Innovative Products

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Have You Made the Leap? Implementing ISO 13485

Speakers: Garth Conrad (CR Bard (now part of BD)), Jon Speer (Greenlight Guru), Tamas Borsai (TÜV SÜD America)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Next-Generation Design for Additive Manufacturing

Speaker: Michael Bogomolny (ParaMatters Inc.)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: Technology Monitoring Methods for Time-Challenged Teams

Moderator: Steve Risser, PhD (Battelle)

Panelists: Valma Klein (Alfred Mann Foundation for Scientific Research), Abe Lee, PhD (University of California, Irvine), Eric Richardson, PhD (Rice University)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

What’s New in Medical Materials

Speaker: Vipul Davé (Johnson & Johnson)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Tuesday | 9:30 am

Challenges & Best Practices in Deploying IIoT

Speaker: David Iyoha (Fortech LLC)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Design for Demand: The Wearable Artificial Kidney Story

Speaker: Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD (Kidney Research Institute)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Tuesday | 10:00 am

The Recycling Challenge

Speaker: Trina Matta (Sustainable Packaging Coalition)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Tuesday | 10:15 am

Challenges in Design with Biomaterials

Speaker: Ekaterina Tkatchouk, PhD (Edwards Lifesciences)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Design for Demand: Making "Magic" Can Guide your Innovation

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Flexible, Organic & Biodegradable: Stanford Researchers Develop New Wave of Electronics

Speaker: Levent Beker (Stanford University)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Metal 3D Printer Installation & Capabilities

Speaker: Eric Miller (PADT)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Planning for Now: Immediate Need & Future Investment in IIoT

Moderator: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Tom Craven (RRAMAC Connected Systems), Keary Donovan (elliTek, Inc.), Will Healy III (Balluff Inc.), Sergey Patsko, PhD (GE)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

The New Guy is a Robot - Should I be Worried?

Speaker: Tim DeGrasse (Universal Robots)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 10:30 am

Do You Really Know If Your Medical Device PCBs Comply With Required Qualification Standards?

Speakers: Alfred Macha (AMT Integrated Systems Inc), Julie Ellis (TTM Technologies, Inc.)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Innovation Tour: West First-Timers

Speaker: Hayley Haggarty (UBM’s Advanced Manufacturing Group)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

The Klear Can Solution - A Real Life Look at the New alternative to metal food cans - Proven in the field

Speaker: Steve Morris (Milacron)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Tuesday | 11:00 am

Advances and Challenges of Alloys Used in Implantables

Speaker: Zhijun Bai, PhD (Boston Scientific)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Becoming a Future-Proof Employee

Speaker: Stacy Feiner, PsyD (BDO USA)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Fiber Optic Sensors Enable New MRI Applications

Speakers: Jeffrey Fisher (Micronor, Inc.), Dennis Horwitz (Micronor, Inc.)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

ISO 14971 Reboot: The Risk Management Standard for Medical Devices

Speaker: Mizar Shivananda (Boston Scientific)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Tuesday | 11:15 am

Design for Demand: "Magic" Creation Workshop

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Ensuring Accurate Data for Good Decisions

Speaker: David Iyoha (Fortech LLC)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Just How Hard Is It to Open a Medical Package Aseptically?

Speaker: Laura Bix, PhD (Michigan State University)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Metal Printing for the Masses

Speaker: Erick Wolf (Airwolf 3D)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Tuesday | 11:30 am

Are you ready for ISO 13485:2016?

Speakers: Grant Palmer (Sparton), Jahnavi Lokre (Sparton)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 11:45 am

Design for Manufacturability, Cleanability, & Serviceability

Speakers: Richard Fechter (University of California San Francisco Medical Center), Tony Pifer (Eastman Chemical Company)

Location: 211AB

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Lunch & Learns

Tuesday | 12:00 pm

3D Printing Custom Solutions in Med Tech

Speaker: Steven Pollack (Carbon Inc.)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Innovation Tour: Packaging Trends

Speaker: Lisa Pierce (Packaging Digest, UBM Americas)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Tuesday | 12:30 pm

ISO 80369: A New Standard to Avoid Medical Device Misconnections

Speaker: Irving Paz Chagoya (Nexeo)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 1:15 pm

Cedars-Sinai Hospital Adopts Virtual Reality, But Is It Moving the Needle for Device Manufacturers?

Speaker: Vartan Tashjian, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Design for Demand: The Creation of NovaDerm® Skin Substitute

Speaker: Kelly Hickel (PureMedFarma)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

ISO 9001 & ISO 13485: Managing & Advancing Your Risk Control Program

Speaker: Tom Bento (Nihon Khoden America)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

New Collar Job Training for the Digital Age

Speaker: Sarah Boisvert (Fab Lab Hub)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: Criteria for Choosing the Right Material for Your Device

Moderator: Len Czuba (Czuba Enterprises)

Panelists: Ajay Padsalgikar, PhD (Abbott), Steve Jepson (Baxter), James Semler, PhD (BD Medical), Vipul Davé (Johnson & Johnson)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Shaking Hands with the Future: Synthetic Touch in Bionics

Speaker: Jeremy Fishel (SynTouch Inc)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Solving the OT-IT Conflict

Speakers: Keary Donovan (elliTek, Inc.), Brandon Ellis (elliTek, Inc.)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

Chemical Characterization: How to Prepare for the Future in This Time of Transition

Speaker: Matthew Jorgensen (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Mission Possible: Formulating the Right Adhesive Coating for the Application

Panelists: Kevin Zacharias (Oliver Healthcare Packaging), Rick Brady (Oliver Healthcare Packaging)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Tuesday | 1:45 pm

Design for Demand: Uncovering Design Controls Artifacts

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Tuesday | 2:00 pm

Attendee-to-Exhibitor Matchmaking

Location: Connection Corner

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

Evaluating New Technologies Using a Balanced Score-Card Approach

Speaker: Steve Risser, PhD (Battelle)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Opening Up Design Freedom and Mass Customization Through 3D Printing - Adidas 3D Printed Shoe

Speaker: Gurjeev Chadha (Carbon Inc.)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Show Floor Tour: Leading New Materials for 3D Printing

Speaker: Chris Wiltz (Design News (UBM))

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Tuesday | 2:15 pm

You Can’t Ignore Security in IIoT

Speaker: Ashok Banerjee (Symantec)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Tuesday | 2:30 pm

Design for Demand: Using Patents to Promote Innovation

Speaker: Etan Chatlynne, Esq. (Roberts, Mlotkowski, Safran, Cole & Calderon, P.C.)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

How to Keep Your Packaging Job in the Automation Age

Moderator: Lisa Pierce (Packaging Digest, UBM Americas)

Panelists: Andrea MacKenzie (Lead With Harmony), Stacy Feiner, PsyD (BDO USA)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

MID and 3D Mounting Technology for Optimization of Product Design

Speakers: Mitsuyo Yamamoto (JOHNAN Corporation), Junko Takano (JOHNAN Corporation)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 3:00 pm

Innovation Hour - Product & Service Showcase

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Innovation Tour: Medtech

Speaker: Jamie Hartford (UBM)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Tuesday | 3:15 pm

Design for Demand: Fill Your Toolbox with D4D Skills

Speaker: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

In Search of a Material for Bio-Diagnostic Device for Life Science Application

Speaker: Moh-Ching (Oliver) Chang (USI)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Is There Really Anything New in Lithium Ion Batteries?

Speaker: Som Mohanty (EnerSys Advanced Systems)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Maximizing Manufacturing Productivity in the Information Age

Speaker: Dan Skulan (Renishaw Inc.)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Metal 3D Printing Evolution: An Exploration of Trends & Emerging Tech

Speaker: Cullen Hilkene (3Diligent)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: FDA Case for Quality Update

Moderator: Frank Pokrop (BD)

Panelists: Francisco Vicentry (FDA), Stephanie Christopher (Medical Device Innovation Consortium), Rob Becker (Edwards Lifesciences), Garth Conrad (CR Bard (now part of BD))

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Tuesday | 3:30 pm

Source Reduction Concepts to Help You Realize Corporate Sustainability Objectives

Speakers: Kyle Mick (Bemis Healthcare Packaging), Aaron Bentz (Bemis)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Trends and Challenges in Today’s Recycling System

Speaker: Trina Matta (Sustainable Packaging Coalition)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Tuesday | 3:45 pm

Successful Design for Metal 3D-Printed Parts

Speaker: Eric Miller (PADT)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Tuesday | 4:00 pm

All-Solid-State Rechargeable Batteries

Speaker: John Goodenough (University of Texas at Austin)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Developing your Medical Device: From Concept to Completion

Speaker: Dan Golka

Location: Connection Corner

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

New Developments in Micro-Miniature Torque Sensors for Robotic Surgery

Speaker: Joon Park (Futek)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Shedding Light on Your Shadow Customers

Speaker: Ashlea Mittelstaedt (Autonomic Technologies)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Smart Manufacturing Models with Sustainable ROI

Speaker: Tom Craven (RRAMAC Connected Systems)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

What You Need to Know About Designing Medical Electronics

Speaker: Jerry Twomey (Effective Electrons)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Tuesday | 4:15 pm

The 3D Printing Revolution: Design, Education, & Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Forrest Leighton (MakerBot)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Tuesday | 4:45 pm

Building a Culture of Risk Assessment

Speaker: Tom Bento (Nihon Khoden America)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Design for Demand: Panel: Unconventional Product Development

Moderator: John Crombie (Centaur Sports Medical)

Panelists: Dave Saunders (Galen Robotics), Etan Chatlynne, Esq. (Roberts, Mlotkowski, Safran, Cole & Calderon, P.C.), Ashlea Mittelstaedt (Autonomic Technologies)

Speaker: Kelly Hickel (PureMedFarma)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Emerging Wearable Biomarker Monitoring Platforms

Speaker: Sam Emaminejad, PhD (UCLA)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Passport to Prizes Winners

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

The Role of Collaborative Robots in Distributed Manufacturing Systems

Speaker: Bernardo Mendez (Yaskawa)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Tuesday | 5:00 pm

Advancements in 3D Printing for Aerospace

Speaker: Jacob Rindler (Northrop Grumman)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Golden Mousetrap Awards

Location: Room 213

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Golden Mousetrap Awards

Wednesday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Marcelo Trevino (Applied Medical)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Mike Bravo (NAMSA)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker: Mike Pizzi (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Brian Mullins (Kablooe)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: John Santagate (IDC)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Wednesday | 8:30 am

Beyond Prototyping: The New Landscape of Industry & Production

Speaker: Chris Wentworth (CMTC)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Developing the Right Commercialization Strategy for Medical Devices

Speaker: Marwane Berrada (Cleveland Clinic)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Embracing a Human-Centered Approach to Design

Speaker: Chrissy Glaister (Product Creation Studio)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

How to Apply Different Types of Collaborative Robots

Speaker: John Bubnikovich (ABB)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Assessing Biocompatibility for Medical Devices

Speaker: Thor Rollins (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Panel: EU MDR & IVDR Implications for Manufacturers & Suppliers

Moderator: Michael A. Swit, Esq. (Law Offices of Michael A. Swit)

Panelists: Kim Walker (Hycor Biomedical), Vinay Goyal (Johnson and Johnson Enterprise Product Stewardship), Valynda Machen (NAMSA)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Wednesday | 9:15 am

A Lot Is at Stake When Writing Stakeholder Requirements

Speaker: Tom Ulrich (Tandem Diabetes Care)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Desktop 3D Printing: Bringing Accessibility & Efficiency to Design & Manufacturing

Speaker: John Kawola (Ultimaker North America)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Getting the Best ROI from Your Collaborative Robot

Speaker: Craig Tomita (Universal Robots)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel: New Product Iteration: Is Your Process Better, Faster, & Cheaper?

Speakers: Mark Wehde (Mayo Clinic), Anupam Phukan (Medtronic), Russ Branaghan (Research Collective), Eric Steuben (PROCEPT BioRobotics)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Wednesday | 9:30 am

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Extractable/Leachable Chemistry for Assessment of Medical Device Biocompatibility

Speaker: Matthew Jorgensen (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Wednesday | 10:15 am

Designing the Perfect Surgical Instrument

Speaker: Bryce Rutter (Metaphase Design Group, Inc.)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Implementation: Notified Body Expectations & Readiness

Speaker: Ibim Tariah, PhD (BSI Medical Devices)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Innovations in Additive 3D Printing of Silicone Rubber Components

Speaker: Rick Ziebell (R.D. Abbott Company Inc)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: Will Collaborative Robots Ever Replace Human Workers?

Moderator: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: David Dechow (FANUC America Corp.), Karen Leavitt (Locus Robotics), Craig Tomita (Universal Robots), Melonee Wise (Fetch Robotics)

Speaker: John Bubnikovich (ABB)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Stranger Things: How 3D Printing Brought the Demogorgon to Life

Moderator: Chase Friedman (Aaron Sims Creative)

Panelists: Diana Verdugo (FormLabs), Aaron Sims (Aaron Sims Creative), Michael Pecchia (Aaron Sims Creative), Steffen Reichstadt (Aaron Sims Creative), Kyle Brown (Aaron Sims Creative)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 10:30 am

Now You See It, Now You Don't: The Magic of Cleaning with Dry Ice in Plastics & Rubber Molding

Speaker: Steve Wilson (Cold Jet, LLC.)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Strategically Communicating Your Sustainability Story

Speaker: Robert Lilienfeld

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Wednesday | 10:45 am

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Validation Overview

Speaker: Mike Padilla (SteriPro Consulting)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Wednesday | 11:00 am

Driving Better Product Development Using Finite Element Analysis for Simulation

Speaker: Hengchu Cao, PhD (Edwards Lifesciences)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Is 3D Printing the Right Process for Your Metal Part? It Depends.

Speakers: Burke Bero (Rapid, a Proto Labs Company), Jeff Schipper (Proto Labs)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Peer-to-Peer Speednetworking – Automation, Assembly, & Robotics

Location: Connection Corner

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

Risk Management Within a Human Centered Design R&D Process

Speaker: Brian Mullins (Kablooe)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Thin Films, Coatings and Surface Solutions for Medical Devices

Speaker: Shahram Amini (Johnson Matthey)

Location: 209B

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Wednesday | 11:15 am

Innovation Hour - Product & Service Showcase

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Robots or Cobots? Tech Considerations that Drive Application Design

Speaker: David Dechow (FANUC America Corp.)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 11:30 am

Human Feasibility Clinical Trials: How to Begin and How to Succeed

Speaker: Michael Otlewski (MED Institute)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Utilizing Inline Product Inspection Systems To Meet Compliance and Avoid Recalls While Improving OEE

Speaker: Robert Rogers (Mettler-Toledo)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Wednesday | 11:45 am

Biomedical Solutions: Successfully Integrating New Chips, Packages, and Modules

Speaker: Steven Groothuis (Samtec Microelectronics)

Location: 211AB

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Lunch & Learns

Medtech Opportunities in Thailand

Speakers: Chokedee Kaewsang (Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)), Rome Jutabha, MD (UCLA)

Location: 212AB

Free Content & Activities: Lunch & Learns

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

Innovation Tour: Flexible Packaging

Speaker: Lisa Pierce (Packaging Digest, UBM Americas)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Hands-On Biocompatibility Case Studies

Speakers: Thor Rollins (Nelson Laboratories, LLC), Matthew Jorgensen (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Wednesday | 12:15 pm

Geek Trivia

Moderator: Shana Leonard (UBM)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 12:30 pm

Integration of Risk Analysis and Chemical Characterization

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Doherty (Toxikon)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

The Starting Point for Robot Automation: A Beginner's Guide

Speaker: Rick Brookshire (Epson Robotics)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 1:15 pm

Case Study: Best Practices for Modeling Using Finite Element Analysis for Combination Products

Speaker: Seungyil Yoon (Allergan)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Going Green in Your 3D Printing Processes

Speaker: Juan Carlos Cruz Robles (3D Systems Corp.)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: Making the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) Work for You

Moderator: Marcelo Trevino (Applied Medical)

Panelists: Uwe Degenhardt (Edwards Lifesciences), Linnette Torres (Edwards Lifesciences), Kristy Pollard (Edwards Lifesciences), Jessica Cho (Applied Medical)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Safety Considerations When Working with Collaborative Robots

Speaker: George Schuster (Rockwell Automation)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Shoring up the Statistical Underpinnings of Human Factors Engineering

Speaker: Jacques Ginestet (Proteus Digital Health)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Beyond the Baggie: The Future of Cannabis Containers

Speaker: Walter Apodaca (Gizmo Beverages Inc.)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

GMP, GLP or ISO 17025: How Do These Apply to Outsourced Analytical Testing?

Speaker: Joe Grappin (EAG Laboratories)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Radiation Sterilization: Selection of a Validation Approach & Updates in the Radiation Industry

Speakers: Niki Fidopiastis (SteriPro Consulting), Wendy Wangsgard, PhD (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Wednesday | 1:45 pm

Using Novel Materials & 3D Printing Technologies for Industry Growth

Speaker: Dayton Horvath

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Attendee-to-Exhibitor Matchmaking

Location: Connection Corner

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

Case Study: Integrating New Technology to Enhance User Value, Experience & Safety

Speakers: Alberto Quesada (Establishment Labs), Eric Richardson, PhD (Rice University), Chandrika Gokul (Intel Corporation)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

If Lady Gaga was a Diabetic, What Would Her Insulin Pump Look Like?

Speaker: Eric Larson (Art of Mass Production)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Innovation Tour: 3D Printing

Speaker: Charles Murray (Design News (UBM))

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Mobility: The Driving Force Behind the Growth in Collaborative Robotics

Moderator: John Santagate (IDC)

Panelists: Noriko Kageki (Omron Adept Technologies), Tony Melanson (Aethon), Bruce Welty (Locus Robotics), Melonee Wise (Fetch Robotics)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel: Juggling Competing Requirements

Moderator: Gia Rozells (Becton Dickinson)

Panelists: Tim Goldsmith (Philips), Tressa Daniels (BD), Danny Nou (View | Dynamic Glass)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

ISO18562_2017: Biological Evaluation of Breathing Gas Pathways of Medical Devices, A New ISO Standard

Speaker: James Lyons (Eurofins Medical Device Testing)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Metal Additive Manufacturing: Practical Applications

Speaker: Dan Skulan (Renishaw Inc.)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Sterile Barrier Packaging Validations

Speaker: Wendy Mach (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Panel: Next Steps for Implementing Global UDI

Moderator: Frank Pokrop (BD)

Speakers: Jay Crowley (USDM Life Sciences), Dennis Black (BD)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Who Wore it Better: Designing Packaging in a Hyper-Visual Age

Speaker: Andrea Olson (Prag'madik)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Explosive Growth in the Lab-on-a-Chip Device Market

Speaker: Chris Walker (Preco Inc.)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 3:15 pm

3 Ways to Make Your Factory Smarter with IIoT

Speaker: Christoph Wimmer (Omron Microscan)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel: Using 3D Printers for End-Use Parts

Moderator: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Panelists: Ken Burns (FORECAST 3D), Jonah Myerberg (Desktop Metal), Steven Pollack (Carbon Inc.), Jacob Rindler (Northrop Grumman)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Platform Strategies for Line-Extension Offerings

Speakers: Bill Betten (Betten Systems Solutions), Nicholas Vassilakis (Astute, Inc.)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Wednesday | 3:30 pm

Disruptive Technologies You Need to Know About: Has Your Packaging Become Obsolete?

Moderator: Vipe Desai (HDX Hydration Mix)

Speakers: Todd Gasparik (Smart Planet Technologies), Chris Tilton (Smart Planet Technologies)

Location: Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

ISO 80369: A New Standard to Avoid Medical Device Misconnections

Speaker: Irving Paz Chagoya (Nexeo)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 3:45 pm

Making Design Manufacturable

Speakers: Danny Berry (Medtronic), Vincenzo Deluca (Medtronic)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Nelson Laboratories Workshop: Cleanliness Testing for Medical Devices Including Reusable and Single Use Devices

Speaker: Emily Mitzel (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Medical Device Validation – Biocompatibility Testing, Cleaning, Sterilization and Packaging

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM): An Emerging Technology

Speaker: Andrzej Nycz (Oak Ridge National Lab)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Show Floor Tour: Collaborative Robots

Speaker: Charles Murray (Design News (UBM))

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: 7 Keys to Smart Manufacturing Success

Speaker: Andrea Olson (Prag'madik)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

What the 21st Century Cures Act Means for Medtech

Speakers: Yarmela Pavlovic, Esq. (Hogan Lovells), Michael Hoffman (FDA), Shane Pew (Myriad Genetics Laboratories Inc.), Rick White (Sure Genomics)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Wednesday | 4:30 pm

Communicating with End Users After Commercialization

Speaker: Danny Nou (View | Dynamic Glass)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Leveraging Registry Data to Understand What Customers Really Want in a New Product

Speaker: Liz Paxton (Kaiser Permanente)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Wednesday | 4:45 pm

Passport to Prizes Winners

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Using Additive Manufacturing to Process Novel Materials & Improve Product Performance

Speaker: Richard Merlino (Addaero Manufacturing LLC)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Wednesday | 5:00 pm

Product & Business Model Innovations Enabled by Digital Engineering & Production

Speaker: John Jaddou (Addeation)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 8:25 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Eri Hirumi (MicroVention)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Christoph Wimmer (Omron Microscan)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Gary Tapp (Biomerics)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Siddharth Desai (HealthCare Evolution)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Thursday | 8:30 am

Artificial Intelligence: Unpacking the Hype vs. Reality

Speaker: Oliver Christie (Foxy Machine)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel: Beating Industry Standards for New Product Development: Getting Your Device to Market Quickly

Moderator: Marc Habib (The Innovation Lab)

Panelists: Mark Vreeke, PhD (Chemical Angel Network), Nadder Sahar, PhD (MPE, Inc.), Peter Tortorici (Medtronic)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Trends in Blending 3D Additive Manufacturing with Living Platforms

Speaker: Michael McAlpine (University of Minnesota)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Understanding FDA Regulatory Expectations: Keys to Successful 510(k) Regulatory Submissions

Speaker: Allison Komiyama, PhD (AcKnowledge RS, LLC)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

What's New & How to Get the Best Battery Solution for Your Products

Speaker: Michael Xie, PhD (PHD Energy Inc.)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Thursday | 9:15 am

Assuring Component Reliability in Medical Electronic Devices

Speaker: Ravi Subrahmanyan, PhD (Micro Systems Engineering, Inc.)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

How AI Is Changing Manufacturing for the Better

Speaker: Anna-Katrina Shedletsky (Instrumental Inc.)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Sterility Assurance for Sensitive Combination Products: Defining a Regulatory Path

Speaker: Byron Lambert (Abbott Vascular)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

The FDA’s Role in 3D Printing

Speaker: Yarmela Pavlovic, Esq. (Hogan Lovells)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Thursday | 9:55 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker: Jason Wilkins (IDEO)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Thursday | 10:00 am

IDEO Workshop: Empathy, Insights & Innovation

Speakers: Jason Wilkins (IDEO), Alyson Yamada (IDEO), Farzad Azimpour, MD (IDEO)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Thursday | 10:15 am

Adding Value to Additive Manufacturing, Creative Solutions Using Bioresorbable Polymers

Speaker: Scott Taylor (Poly-Med Inc.)

Location: 208B

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Choosing How to Invest Advanced Technology Resources

Speaker: Liam Pender (Dexcom)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Ensuring Success During Combination Product Testing: Part 1

Speakers: John Iannone (Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI)), Frank Bieganousky (Whitehouse Laboratories, LLC), Brandon Zurawlow (Whitehouse Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Panel: Machine Learning & AI - Examining the Key Differences & Similarities

Moderator: Chris Wiltz (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Oliver Christie (Foxy Machine), Carl Orthlieb (Paradata.io)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

When the De Novo Pathway is the Simplest Way to Market

Speakers: Mike Drues (Vascular Sciences), Eric Steuben (PROCEPT BioRobotics)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Where Social Media and Medicine Meet

Speaker: Sean Young (UCLA School of Medicine)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 10:30 am

Latest Advancements in Microfluidic Flow Control and Microfabrication Technologies for Life Science, Point-of-Care, and (Bio) MEMS Packaging Applications

Speaker: Jeroen Haneveld (Micronit)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Understanding California's Rigid Plastic Container Law

Speaker: Natalie Rainer (Keller and Heckman LLP)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Thursday | 11:00 am

Commercializing a Single-Use Electronic Patch

Speaker: Mark Troutman (Benchmark Electronics)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Ensuring Success During Combination Product Testing: Part 2

Speakers: John Iannone (Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI)), Frank Bieganousky (Whitehouse Laboratories, LLC), Brandon Zurawlow (Whitehouse Laboratories, LLC)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Geek Trivia

Speaker: Shana Leonard (UBM)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Innovation Tour: Medical Packaging

Speaker: Daphne Allen (Packaging Digest, UBM Americas)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Peer-to-Peer Speednetworking – Medical Design & Manufacturing

Location: Connection Corner

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

Thursday | 11:15 am

The Importance of Smart Manufacturing in Today's Industrial Market

Speaker: Joe Weber (Omron)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Using 3D Printed Anatomical Models for Surgical Training, Planning & Medical Device Testing

Speaker: Michael Gaisford (Stratasys Healthcare Solutions)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Thursday | 11:30 am

How the Packaging Industry can Engage in Circular Economy

Speakers: Kevin Davis (ECOR), Joe Stapley (ECOR)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Value-Based Selling: Moving from Features and Benefits to Value

PR Contact: Ernesto Nogueira (ValueConnected)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 12:00 pm

Development of Bioprinted Therapeutic Tissues

Speaker: Vaidehi Joshi (Organovo)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Innovation Tour: 3D Printing

Speaker: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Thursday | 12:30 pm

PTFE Coatings in the Catheter Market: Where We Have Been and Where We Need to Go

Speaker: Charles Fields (Whitford Worldwide)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Unboxing Meets Experience: What Millennials Want from Packaging

Speaker: Jennifer Axen (2CV)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 1:00 pm

Healthcare: The Next Frontier for Digital Transformation and IOT

Speaker: Sandhi Bhide

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Conference Track: Center Stage (Free)

IDEO Workshop: Prototyping Our Way to Success

Speakers: Jason Wilkins (IDEO), Alyson Yamada (IDEO), Farzad Azimpour, MD (IDEO)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Thursday | 1:15 pm

AI Strategies & Applications: Cosmetic Defects

Speakers: John Petry (Cognex), Bhaskar Ramakrishnan (DWFritz Automation)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Case Study: A Device with Multiple Technical Areas: Acute Care Covering for Severely Injured Limbs (ACCSIL)

Speaker: Erik Edwards (Battelle)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Case Study: Verifying Software & Requirements Using Software Simulation & Automated Scripts

Speaker: Jason Farnan (Tandem Diabetes Care)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Recent Advances in 3D Printing of Biomaterials

Speaker: Roger Narayan (UNC/NCSU)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

What FDA Looks for During Inspection

Speaker: Marcelo Trevino (Applied Medical)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Thursday | 1:30 pm

California's Proposition 65: Understanding the Impact on Food Packaging

Speaker: Mitzi Clark (Keller and Heckman LLP)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Quality Measurement Tools for Additive Manufacturing Applications

Speaker: David Wick (ZEISS Industrial Metrology)

Location: Tech Theater, Booth 637

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Applying Machine Learning in Smart Manufacturing & IIoT Applications

Speaker: Shi-Wan Lin (Thingswise, LLC)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Do's & Don'ts of Testing for Materials Selection

Speaker: Ryan Siskey (Exponent)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Material Management 4.0

Speaker: Bill Cardoso (Creative Electron)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Medtech Show Floor Tour: Product Development Tools & Technologies

Moderator: Jamie Hartford (UBM)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Thursday | 2:15 pm

Panel: Future Medical Applications in 3D Printing — Clinical Benefits, Regulatory Issues & Manufacturing Challenges

Moderator: Chris Wiltz (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Jason Caffrey (University of California - San Diego), Michael Drues (Vascular Sciences), Vaidehi Joshi (Organovo)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Thursday | 2:30 pm

How’s Your Relationship? Working with FDA for Successful Product Launch

Speaker: Mary Hole (FDA)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Preventing Contamination from Entering Your Critical Space (A Process Improvement)

Speakers: Shanelle Reeve (Dycem), Stephanie Rosa (Dycem)

Location: Tech Theater

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Side-by-Side: How Cobots Improve Manufacturing Jobs

Speaker: Mike Fair (Rethink Robotics)

Location: WestPack Hub, Booth 5297

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: WestPack Hub

Thursday | 3:00 pm

Long Term Space Travel: NASA's David Doody on the International Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn.

Speaker: David Doody (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 3:15 pm

An Interconnected World, 2027 & Beyond: Future of Medical Devices

Speaker: Siddharth Desai (HealthCare Evolution)

Location: 210B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

IDEO Workshop: IDEO Point of View Panel: Designing Medical Devices with Augmented Intelligence in Mind

Moderator: Chris Wiltz (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Jason Wilkins (IDEO), Irmak Sirer (IDEO), Farzad Azimpour, MD (IDEO), Tim DeGrasse (Universal Robots), Chrissy Glaister (Product Creation Studio)

Location: 210A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: New Technologies & Next-Gen Design

Innovation Tour: Smart Manufacturing

Speaker: Jennifer Campbell (UBM)

Location: Innovation Tours, Booth 313

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Is Your Medical Device at Risk for Particulates in Coatings?

Speaker: Sean Stucke (Surmodics, Inc.)

Location: 210C

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Technical Solutions

Metal Additive Manufacturing Technology for Medical Applications

Speaker: Melanie Lang (Formalloy)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Top Security Risks of Embedding Artificial Intelligence

Speaker: Samir Vasavada (AI Labs)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 3:45 pm

Assessing the Challenges of 3D Bioprinting

Speakers: Michael Drues (Vascular Sciences), Vaidehi Joshi (Organovo)

Location: 208B

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: 3D Printing

Panel: Driving Innovation: Getting Innovative Products Through FDA

Moderator: Eri Hirumi (MicroVention)

Panelists: Grant Bennett (Brandwood Biomedical), Michael Hoffman (FDA)

Location: 210D

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: MD&M: Regulatory & Quality Update

Passport to Prizes Winners

Location: Center Stage, Booth 355

Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 4:00 pm

Leveraging the Power of Machine Learning in Your Manufacturing Environment

Speaker: Oliver Christie (Foxy Machine)

Location: 209A

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing