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FUTURE MEDICAL FORUM June 22 – 24, 2008, Tampa, FL

June 22 – 24, 20

FUTURE MEDI Content: Front Page 1 Introduction 2-3 Speakers and Topics 4-5 Speakers and Topics 6-7 Speakers and Topics 8-9 Educational Training - Workshop 10-11 Information Providers 12-13 Round Table Discussions 14-15 Round Table Discussions 16-17 Delegate Companies 18-19 Delegate Titles - Webcast 20-21 Contact Us - Venue 22-23 Upcoming Events 24

008, Tampa, FL

ICAL FORUM “This year’s premier event in the medical industry”

15 Presentations 6 Workshops 4 Round Table Discussions 1 Panel Discussion

Thomas C. Novelli Medical Device Manufacturers Association Director of Federal Affairs “Continuing issues from Washington: The Future of the Medical Manufacturing industry”

Earl Draper KARL STORZ Director of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance North America “RFID – Opportunities and Challenges in HealthCare and Medical Device Applications”

Salil Pande Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. Head of Emerging Markets SPEAKERS Sourcing and Supply Chain SPEAKERS “Supply Chain and Global Sourcing”

Dr. Dragan Ivanic

Kamal Ayoub, Ph.D. Covidien Vice President, Operational Excellence

Dr. Dragan Ivanic “Achieving Success in New Product Development”

Robert Miller invited

Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing Associate Executive Director

“Strategies For Building Commitment To A Lean Transformation”

Scott Davison Raydiance, Inc. President

“The Light Age Has Arrived”

Cheryl L. Shea, RAC Cardiac Science Corporation Vice President - Regulatory SPEAKERSAffairs/Quality Assurance SPEAKERS “Development of Global Regulatory Strategy to Successfully Expedite Global Marketing”

Dr. Dragan Ivanic

Rick Tallian ABB Robotics Consumer Industry Segment Manager

Dr. Dragan Ivanic “Automated Robotics”

Frank D’Amelio Live Tissue Connect, Inc., “LTC” President “Live Tissue Connect’s technology break-thru in tissue fusing/welding”

Steve Pregulman, MD Hospira Global Medical Director – Device Development “Employing Intelligent Infusion Technology to Reduce Medication Errors….With a true ROI”

Cynthia Kuper, PhD

Vince Caprio Vice President NanoBuisness Alliance SPEAKERS SPEAKERS

CEO Versilant Nanotechnologies

“Nanobusiness Matters: Driving Quality of Life and Economic Progress in the 21st Century”

Dr. Dragan Ivanic

Pilar Madrigal Director of International Affairs Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE)

Dr. Dragan Ivanic

“Costa Rica: The New Offshore Manufacturing Hub for Medical Devices”

Educational Training Corrective Action Preventive Action: A look at your CAPA System by

Corrective and preventative action violations were cited in 87% of device warning letters. This training session will help you analyze and improve your current CAPA system. Areas to be revised will be: Evaluating (identification), verifying (risk assessment) and benchmarking your CAPA procedure. Maintaining and analyzing data. Utilizing effective tools to reach root cause. Using your risk management tools. FDA Regulations. Preventative measures. Trending. Addressing non-conformance deviations. Who will Benefit: Senior Management, Regulatory Affairs, Quality and Assurance, R&D, Engineering Staff, people involved with process methodologies (i.e.: Lean and Six Sigma) Get your CAPA system into shape!

Workshop Surviving a Recall A top leading executive from each of the following areas: Quality and Assurance, Research and Development, Operations, Public Relations, Manufacturing and Logistics will come together to enact a Class I recall scenario for a medical device manufacturing company. This voluntary recall scenario will cover areas such as: Notification Quick Response Procedures Follow Up Dealing with the aftermath




round table discuSsion

Nanotechnology: Advanced Materials Evolution This roundtable consists of 10 top experts in the area of material’s evolution. They will be reviewing the next generation materials revolutionizing the medical device industry. This is an invitation only closed session but will be available post event via podcast.

Chairperson: Debra Kaiser

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Chief Ceramics Division, Material Science & Engineering Laboratory

round table discussion

Supply Chain Strategy

This roundtable consists of 10 of the world’s top supply chain professionals. They will be debating the performance of the supply chain and how to effect improvements to avoid bottlenecks. This is an invitation only closed session but will be available post event via podcast.

Chairperson: Salil Pande, Siemens,

Head of Emerging Markets Sourcing and Supply Chains

round table discussions

round table discuSsion

Medical Design Technology This roundtable consists of 15 of the world’s thought leaders in technology advancement. They will be discussing medical device innovations and the research and development processes behind them. This is an invitation only closed session but will be available post event via podcast.

round table discuSsion

Marketing Strategies This roundtable consists of 10 international experts. They will be discussing the many complex and diverse issues behind the marketing of medical devices and business development. This is an invitation only closed session but will be available post event via podcast.

DELEGATES Sample List of Delegate Companies Bayer Healthcare Sunrise Medical Cordis Corporation Straumann Hemcon Third Wave Technologies Spectranetics Dade Behring C.R. Bard Karl Storz Cooper Surgical DJ Orthopedics Scapa Medical Victhom Human Bionics Carbomedics Inc OSSUR Greystone Medical Group Arrow International Corp Coeur Inc. Haemacure Corp Yulex Corporation Gyrus Group PLC Photothera Inc. Fresenius Medical Care

DELEGATES Sample List of Delegate Companies Bausch & Lomb Baxter International B. Braun Medical Becton, Dickinson and Company DuPont Pall Corporation ASI Technologies Alliance Medical Corporation LifeScan Sample List of Delegate Companies Closure Medical MysticMD Arthrocare Arthrocare Costa Rica Stryker Smith & Nephew Medtronic IDEXX Laboratories Zassi Medical Evolutions CIVCO Medical Instruments Johnson & Johnson ConvaTec Southwest Technologies Dako A/S MEDRAD

Delegate Titles People who are attending this event are decision makers within their organizations that are designing the future of the medical device industry such as: Presidents Chief Executive Officers Chief Operating Officers Chief Information Officers Vice Presidents of Research and Development Vice Presidents of Product Development Vice Presidents of Engineering Chief Technology Officers Chief Scientists Vice Presidents of Quality Assurance Vice Presidents of Regulatory


This event will be broadcast in its entirety via the internet to a global audience covering five continents. The broadcast will then be available for 12 months on an interactive web site for review and training purposes.

contact us

Liz Morales International Event Director 514-989-9111 ext. 228


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