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Immerse Yourself in Medtech Innovation

Upgrade your MinnPack experience with a MD&M Conference ticket.

This conference is a two-day educational event that brings together medical manufacturers, industry experts, thought leaders, and academics to solve challenges in medical technology, including digital health, cardio device manufacturing, and more.

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MD&M Conference Tracks

This conference offers targeted information for engineers conceptualizing, designing, and manufacturing next-generation medical devices. They'll come away with solutions to problems they face in their jobs every day, along with inspiration to spur future innovations. MD&M offers three distinct conference tracks:

Track A: Research & Development

The R&D track offers a snapshot of the hottest emerging technologies poised to disrupt medical device innovation, as well as practical tips to help them address market needs and ensure ROI for their R&D efforts.

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Track B: Product Development

The product development track helps attendees brush up on current best practices in user-centered design, provide practical tips for effectively managing product development teams, and ensure they’re up-to-date on the latest design requirements.

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Track C: Quality & Manufacturing

The manufacturing track gives attendees the information they need to address quality issues, and equipment and process challenges. They'll also learn how to scale up and slim down operations, and hear about the latest smart manufacturing technologies that can move the medtech needle.

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Conference Speakers


Dana Lewis
Founder, Open Source Artificial Pancreas System (#OpenAPS)

Dave Albert, MD
Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Alivecor

Yair Safriel, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Pharmascan

Amy Alexander
Senior Biomedical Engineer, Radiology, Anatomic Modeling Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Mihir Shah
Founder & CEO, UE LifeSciences

Nikhil Murdeshwar
Senior Principal Research Engineer, Olympus Surgical Technologies America

Shantanu Shivdekar
Staff Product Development Engineer, Ethicon

Jay Jayashankar
Materials & Process Development Engineer, Cardiovascular Systems

Jackie Anim
Principal Material Engineer, Ethicon & OneMD (JNJ)

Adam Reinhardt
Manager, Embedded Software Engineering, Cardiac Rythm Management at Boston Scientific

Kip Ludwig
Associate Professor, Grainger Institute of Engineering, Thrust Lead, University of Wisconsin-Madison

James Kleinedler
Principal, Regulatory Affairs, Emerging Therapies, Interventional Cardiology, Boston Scientific

Mike Gillespie
Director, Business Development, Johnson & Johnson

Deepak Sharma
Lead Engineer, FlexDex Surgical

Danny Gelfman
Senior Principal Solutions Designer - Healthcare Innovation Team, Medtronic

Erik Scott
Directory and Technical Fellow at Medtronic

Brian Kronstedt
Senior Product Development Manager, Preventive Solutions

Steve Goedeke
President & CEO, Cardionomic

Al Crouse
Senior Quality Director, CVRx

Matt Pawluk
Director of Quality & Manufacturing, Evolve Manufacturing Technologies

Free Education on the Expo Floor

Medtech Central

The schedule is packed and every session is free. Stop in for expert panels and presentations on everything from surgical robots to machine learning for medical devices.

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Engineering HQ

See demonstrations, case studies, panels, and presentations on new advances in robotics, industrial automation, IoT, electronics, 3D printing, packaging, and more.

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Tech Theater

Watch today’s most innovative exhibitors as they showcase their latest technologies in a classroom format. Ask questions, get answers, and explore solutions for your projects.

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Need to Justify Your Attendance?

You understand the conference benefits. You know expanding your knowledge and seeing the latest tech is essential. But if you need to convince management, we can help.

Use our Justification Kit to convince your boss that sending you to MD&M Minneapolis conference is worth the investment. We can also help you track the sessions you attend and the exhibitors you meet.

Conference Hours:

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.