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Medical Device Playbook Newport Beach 2024
Join 250 medtech entrepreneurs, start-ups, and entrepreneurial organizations from across North America.
Register now for a full day of medical device commercialization information and inspiration.
Designed to inform and inspire medtech and biotech entrepreneurs, Playbook brings you stories and insights from some of the industry’s most remarkable entrepreneurs and seasoned experts.

It’s a single-track one-day event that’s easy on your wallet and your schedule. We guarantee you’ll learn something that will impact your company.

Manny Villafana sharing insights at Medical Device Playbook.

Industry experts and serial entrepreneurs from across North America will share case studies, success stories, financing advice, regulatory strategies, and 2024 trends.
Medical Device Playbook Newport Beach 2023
Attendees talking during a break at Medical Device Playbook.
Meet speakers and connect with medtech entrepreneurs, regulators, and influencers from across the U.S. Playbook provides the perfect opportunity to  make new connections, expand your network and socialize with other entrepreneurs in your area.

Attendees talking at Medical Device Playbook.

Enjoy complimentary lunch, snack breaks, and a networking reception

Scott Phillips speaking at Medical Device Playbook.


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Newport Beach Speakers

  • Dr. Sam Browd, MD

    Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Multi-Time Founder & Chief Medical Officer

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    VR, AI, and the Future of surgeries

  • Dr. Lishan Aklog, MD

    Chairman & CEO, PAVmed

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  • Amr Salahieh

    President & CEO, Shifamed LLC

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  • Virginia Lang

    President & Chief Scientist, Hirlan Inc.

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  • Dr. Mickey Urdea

    Founder & Partner, Halteres Associates

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    Factors that predict success or failure of life science startups backed by 10 years of data

  • Jeffry Weinhuff

    Managing Partner & CIO, Visionary Venture Fund

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    Case studies in successful VC relationships and observations on the current VC funding environment

  • Tonya Porter

    Regulatory & Clinical Strategist, LensGen Inc.

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  • Scott Phillips

    Founder & CEO

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  • James Fox

    Vice President, Business Development

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Lido House
3300 Newport Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA

Lido House is a boutique hotel reimagining the authentic beach house experience on Lido Isle in Newport Beach. Situated on the water near Lido Marina Village and Balboa Peninsula, the boutique hotel is perfectly positioned for discovering Newport Beach’s vibrant atmosphere, bustling marina and white-sand beaches.


Previous Playbook Event Attendees
(Toronto October 2022)

92% of attendees would recommend Medical Device Playbook to friends

 “Very much appreciated hearing stories of success with the pain points in between.
Investor perspective was very key.” 

Very engaging speakers, good variety of topics, great networking.”

“Meeting new people in the industry is by far the best benefit of this kind of event!”