November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN

2017 Minneapolis Content Schedule

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.

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    • Wednesday | 8:30am
    • 0, 8:30am - 9:10am
      Location:  Room 103B
      Moderator:
      Kevin Arnal (Beachfront Design)
      Panelists:
      Jennifer Raeder-Devens (Becton Dickinson), Ralph Cardinal (Boston Scientific), Matt Adams (Minnetronix)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing, Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 8:30am - 11:45am
      Location:  Room 102D
      Speaker:
      Brian Mullins (Kablooe)
      Format: Workshop
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track C: Hands-On Workshops
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 9:10am
    • 0, 9:10am - 9:15am
      Location:  Room 102F
      Chairperson:
      Bill Betten (Devicix by Nortech)
      Format:
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 9:10am - 9:15am
      Location:  Room 102E
      Chairperson:
      Derek Mathers (Worrell)
      Format:
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 9:15am
    • 0, 9:15am - 10:00am
      Location:  Room 102F
      Moderator:
      Bill Betten (Devicix by Nortech)
      Panelists:
      Adam Reinhardt (Boston Scientific), Ryan Douglas (Nextern), Eric Johnson (Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 9:15am - 10:00am
      Location:  Room 102E
      Moderator:
      Bonnie Kee-Bowling (New Wave Design and Verification)
      Speaker:
      Alex Thaler (Smiths Medical)
      Panelists:
      Dale Larson (Draper Labs), Srihari Yamanoor (DesignAbly)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 9:30am
    • 0, 9:30am - 4:00pm
      Location:  Room 101G
      Format: Workshop
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Special Event (Free)
      Session Type: Cath Lab Simulator
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 10:15am
    • 0, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Max "The Magnificent" Maxfield (AspenCore)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  Booth 232
      Speaker:
      Max "The Magnificent" Maxfield (AspenCore)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Embedded Systems
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      Steve Geist (Edwards Lifesciences, Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 10:15am - 11:00am
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speakers:
      Stephanie Christopher (Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC)), Anindita Saha (Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of the Center Director, U.S. FDA)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 10:30am
    • 0, 10:30am - 11:15am
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      James Lyons, PhD (Eurofins Medical Device Testing)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 10:30am - 11:00am
      Location:  Center Stage
      Speaker:
      Adam Gendell (Sustainable Packaging Coalition)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Packaging
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 11:00am
    • 0, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speaker:
      John Crombie (ZSX Medical)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 11:00am - 12:00pm
      Location:  Booth 1953
      Speaker:
      Chuck Murray (Design News (UBM))
      Format: Tour
      Industry: Embedded Systems
      Track: Innovation Tour (Free)
      Session Type: Innovation Tour (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      Nikhil Murdeshwar (Olympus)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 11:15am
    • 0, 11:15am - 12:00pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speakers:
      Sara Backlund (Devicix – A Division of Nortech Systems, Inc.), Eric McKee (Devicix – A Division of Nortech Systems, Inc.), Mike Theran (EpiEP, Inc.)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 11:15am - 12:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Format:
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Speed Networking (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 11:30am
    • 0, 11:30am - 12:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      Michael Otlewski (MED Institute, Inc)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 12:00pm
    • 0, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
      Location:  103B
      Keynote:
      Eric Topol, MD (Scripps Research Institute (STSI))
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Keynote (Free)
      Session Type: Keynote (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Moderator:
      Tara Dunn (Omni PCB)
      Panelists:
      Dave Neville (NewTown Solutions Inc.), Ed Palmer (Design Solutions Inc.), Mark Peterson (Johnson Company)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry:
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 12:30pm
    • 0, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      Shlomi Rom (Quasar Engineering)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry:
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 1:00pm
    • 0, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
      Location:  Booth 1953
      Speaker:
      Daphne Allen (Packaging Digest, UBM)
      Format: Tour
      Industry: Packaging
      Track: Innovation Tour (Free)
      Session Type: Innovation Tour (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 1:15pm
    • 0, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speakers:
      John Rondoni (Inspire Medical Systems), Sandy Wixon (Medtronic CRHF), Terry Woods (US FDA)
      Format: Case Study
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Moderator:
      Jamie Hartford (UBM Americas, Advanced Manufacturing Group)
      Panelists:
      Eric Topol, MD (Scripps Research Institute (STSI)), Darrell Johnson (Medtronic), Kathy McGroddy Goetz, PhD (IBM Watson Health)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      James Marti (University of Minnesota, Minnesota Nano Center)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 1:15pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Room 102D
      Speakers:
      Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab), Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Pamela Omdahl, PhD (Medtronic), Jay Reid (Medtronic Global Medical Education), Michael Bateman, PhD (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab)
      Format: Workshop
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track C: Hands-On Workshops
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 1:30pm
    • 0, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      Audrey Turley (Nelson Labs)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 2:00pm
    • 0, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Bhargavi Nisarga (Texas Instruments, Inc.)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      Reza Taghavi, PhD (Tactile Image, Inc.)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speaker:
      Karen Corallo (Greenberg Traurig)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
      Location:  Booth 752
      Format:
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: Special Event (Free)
      Session Type: Speed Networking (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 2:15pm
    • 0, 2:15pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Speaker:
      Rod Cope (Rogue Wave Software)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry:
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 2:30pm
    • 0, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      Jonathan Jurgaitis (Apollo Medical Extrusion)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 2:45pm
    • 0, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      Len Czuba (Czuba Enterprises)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 2:45pm - 3:15pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speaker:
      Audrey Turley (Nelson Labs)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 3:00pm
    • 0, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Daniel Aceituna (DISTek Integration)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 3:15pm
    • 0, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speaker:
      Mark Wehde (Mayo Clinic- Division of Engineering )
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  Room 102E
      Speaker:
      Binita Sinha (Cantel Medical)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Moderator:
      Mark Walstrom (The Walstrom Group)
      Panelists:
      Jeri Bates (Abbott), Rita Walstrom (Atricure)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 3:30pm
    • 0, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
      Location:  Tech Theater
      Speaker:
      Jeff Brown (Siemens Industry, Inc.)
      Format: Sponsored Session
      Industry:
      Track: Tech Theater (Free)
      Session Type: Tech Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 4:00pm
    • 0, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speaker:
      Mark Domyahn (Pursuance Consulting)
      Format: Case Study
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      0, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Moderator:
      Charles Murray (Design News (UBM))
      Panelists:
      Ray Almgren (Swift Sensors Inc.), Leonardo Estevez (Texas Instruments)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Session Type: ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      0, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Room 102E
      Moderator:
      Jamie Hartford (UBM Americas, Advanced Manufacturing Group)
      Format: Tour
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track B: R&D and User-Centered Design
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 4:15pm
    • 0, 4:15pm - 4:50pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Moderator:
      Daphne Allen (UBM)
      Panelists:
      Curtis Larsen, CPPL, Fellow (Spartan Design Group LLC), Alison Bryant (Antea Group and Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council), Robert Render (Ravago Recycling Group), Travis Erickson (Medtronic, in the Resotrative Therapies Group, supporting the Implantables R&D Division)
      Format: Panel
      Industry: Packaging
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 4:30pm
    • 0, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Room 102F
      Speakers:
      Mike Zumbrunnen (InControl Health), Laura Zumbrunnen (InControl Health), Dan Spors (InControl Health)
      Format: Presentation
      Industry: Medtech
      Track: Medtech Track A: Product Development and Manufacturing
      Session Type: Conference (Paid)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 4:55pm
    • 0, 4:55pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  Center Stage
      Format:
      Industry: All Industry
      Track: Center Stage (Free)
      Session Type: Center Stage (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)