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Agenda

  • 08:00 – 8:30

    Registration, Coffee/Tea & Networking

    Morning coffee is sponsored by Novateur Ventures Inc.

  • 08:30 - 08:40

    Welcome & Opening Remarks

    Scott Phillips

  • 08:40 - 10:00

    Entrepreneur Presentations

    Geof Auchinleck: Lessons from the Market – Neoteric and Claris
     
    Ram Rao – Going after the holy grail of ophthalmology – The Lensgen story

  • 10:00 - 10:30

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

    Morning coffee is sponsored by Novateur Ventures Inc.

  • 10:30 - 12:00

    Getting the Product Right

    Bill Walker: Bringing ultrasound innovation to market – Hemosonics and Pocketsonics
     
    Awni Ayoubi: Breaking into a new market by creating a market niche – The story of Glidescope
     
    Rocky Ganske How to use clinical trials to get your product right without spending a fortune

  • 12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch

  • 13:00 - 14:00

    Getting the Product Right Part 2

    Rudy Mazzocchi: Good, Bad and Ugly: Product commercialization twists from my 6 medtech start-ups
    Michael Hoey: Are you limiting your platform's potential? Applying orthopaedics technology to urology

  • 14:00 - 15:30

    Navigating the Clinical/Regulatory Environment

    David Kalins: How to have a positive FDA audit experience
     
    Kathleen Mandzuik: The New Finish Line: Case studies in designing clinical trials for both clinical and marketing impact
     
    Panel: The impact of the next ISO13485:2016 standard
    Moderated by Lahav Gil with panelists Joel Ironstone, Vesna Janic, Daryl Wisdahl, and David Kalins

  • 16:00-16:30

    Dealmaking

    Paul Weber: Doing strategic partner deals

  • 16:30 - 17:00

    Impacts on Innovation: Today & Beyond

    Scott Phillips: Major medtech trends in 2017
     
    Closing Comments & Thank You

  • 17:00 - 18:00

    Networking Reception