November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN

Industry Training, Taking You From Concept to Market

In 2016, conference attendees received world-class education designed by the industry for the industry. With a two-day, three-track conference program, the brightest minds united and delivered over 50 hours of critical training, panel discussions, and technical case studies.

The 2016 conference offered delegates the opportunity to hone product development and manufacturing strategies, increase market access, and expand their technical knowledge. Thought leaders connected during sessions and industry heavyweights weighed in at lunch and drinks receptions. It was the most comprehensive advanced design and manufacturing event in the region, and it had conference opportunities to match.

View the 2016 conference agenda.

2016 Conference Agenda at a Glance

DAY ONE - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.
Keynote Presentation: Scott Nelson, CEO/CTO, Reuleaux Technology
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Medical Products Track A:
Product Development Models Driving Innovation
• Emerging Medical Trends
• Evidence-Based Medicine
• Hospital Value Analysis Tips
  10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Medical Products Track B:
Structural Heart Opportunities and Challenges
• Structural Heart Innovations
• Market Access Hurdles
• Market Opportunities for TMVR
  10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Industry 4.0:
The Building Blocks of a Well-Oiled Smart Plant
• Flexible Manufacturing & Personalization
• Retrofitting Equipment for Industrial IoT
• Predictive Maintenance & Zero Downtime
 
DAY TWO - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.
Keynote Presentation: David Rutherford, Former Navy SEAL
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Medical Products Track A:
Achieving Product Development Goals With Sensors and Data Management
• Evidence-Based Requirements
• Offerings in Biosensors
• Troubleshooting EMR Integration
  10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Medical Products Track B:
Process Innovations in 3D Printing for Nex-Gen Medical Devices
• Printing 3D Medical Devices
• Blending Additive Mfg with Living Platforms
• Advances in 3D Bioprinting
  10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Industry 4.0:
Smart Strategies for Data Collection & Protection
• Strategic Sensor Installation
• Big Data as a Diagnostic Tool
• Cybersecurity Prevention & Detection