In its 15th year, the Medtech Conference, formerly known as the Medtech Investing Conference, will bring together investors, executives, and entrepreneurs from across the US and around the world. The tightly packed, daylong event centers on the primary forces that make medtech work. Panels will cover critical issues facing start-ups including valuations, financing, business models, reimbursement, and exit opportunities.
7:00 – 7:50 am Registration & Networking Breakfast
7:50 – 7:55 am Welcome Remarks
7:55 – 8:05 am View of the Industry From the Chair
8:05 – 8:30 am Opening Keynote Interview A one-on-one conversation between two influential executives in Medtech
8:30 – 9:00 am Defining Medtech in a Solutions-focused World How far must Medtech startups move up the health care delivery chain? Hear how BD groups from Medtech leaders see the sector evolving and what startups need to bring to the table.
9:00 – 9:10 am Medtech by the Numbers Presentation by: PWC
9:10 – 9:40 am Crossing Over to Medtech Large Crossover Funds are finding their way to Medtech. What role are they playing, why now, and where do they see things heading.
9:40 – 10:00 am Morning Refreshment Break
10:00 – 10:35 am AM Breakout Sessions Intimate discussions and demonstrations centered on the most critical issues facing Medtech entrepreneurs.
10:40 – 11:10 am Sector Showcase: Using Connectivity to Manage Chronic Disease The Convergence of Information Technology and Medical Devices to Manage Chronic Disease
11:10 – 11:40 am Making the Money Work Case study on how Medtech start-ups incorporate reimbursement analysis early in the process
11:40 am – 12:15 pm Networking Lunch
12:15 – 1:00 pm Award Presentation
1:00 – 1:30 pm Getting Our Arms Around Valuation A panel of experts digs deeper into the topic that touches nearly every corner of Medtech today.
1:30 – 2:00 pm What is Your Asia Strategy? The fluctuation of the markets makes a global strategy dicey, but no one can ignore the enormous opportunities abroad.
2:00 – 2:30 pm Sector Showcase: Medical Robotics Medical Robotics have established their place in traditional surgery, and are emerging in a variety of new sub-specialties. Hear the latest on the escalating battle for the OR, and how novel robotics platforms could change orthopedics, cardiac ablation, ophthalmology and other key sectors.
2:30 – 2:50 pm Networking & Refreshment Break
2:50 – 3:25 pm PM Breakout Sessions Intimate discussions and demonstrations centered on the most critical issues facing Medtech entrepreneurs.
3:30 – 4:00 pm Finding those First Dollars? The fluctuation of the markets makes a global strategy dicey, but no one can ignore the enormous opportunities abroad.
4:00 – 4:30 pm Sector Showcase: Medtech Meets the Consumer For years the traditional Medtech company’s primary customers have been regulatory authorities for approval, payers for reimbursement, and physicians for utilization. Today, consumers have more influence over their care, including how medical devices are selected and used. How does Medtech embrace this new paradigm?
4:30 – 5:00 pm A Fresh Perspective on Medtech We shine a spotlight on some of Medtech’s up and coming next generation of leaders, and will explore their perspective on the opportunities and challenges in our sector.
5:00 – 5:10 pm Closing Panel: What’s Next for Medtech Co-chairs Justin Klein and Kevin Hykes share their thoughts on the day.
5:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Reception