MedCity Influencers

Annual MedTech Investing Conference set for May 9th

  This post is sponsored by International Business Forum. Minnesota has long been one of the leading regions in the world for medical technology innovation. The MedTech Investing Conference, set for May 9th in Minneapolis, has become the leading event for medical device investors, entrepreneurs and corporate business development executives. As in the past, this […]

 

This post is sponsored by International Business Forum.

Minnesota has long been one of the leading regions in the world for medical technology innovation. The MedTech Investing Conference, set for May 9th in Minneapolis, has become the leading event for medical device investors, entrepreneurs and corporate business development executives. As in the past, this year’s conference will feature industry leaders who will share their candid insights on the most critical issues in the sector today, while, at the same time, providing an intimate venue to network and to grow impactful relationships to help foster the development and financing of companies. This year, we will be joined by over 45 industry experts from around the nation, focusing on the broader theme of “THE NEW ERA OF INNOVATION”.

This conference unites leading venture capitalists, private equity investors, medical device start-ups, corporate investors and business development executives, financing sources, and institutional investors. Attendance will be limited this year to the first 400 registrants to guarantee the optimum networking experience. To register, please contact Cathy Fenn, IBF’s Registrar, at (516) 882-5143 or [email protected]. MedCity News can offer 30 percent off the registration fee with discount code: MEDCITY.

This year’s confirmed keynote speaker is Stephen Hemsley, President & Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth Group. Additional panelists and speakers will include:

  • Sundu Brahmasandra, President — Life Magnetics
  • Juliet Bakker, Founder and Managing Director — Longitude Capital
  • Justin Canivet, Head, Business Development — Life Sciences & Global Diversified Industries — Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange
  • Mike Carusi, General Partner — Advanced Technology Partners
  • Chard Cornell, Vice President, Corporate Development — Medtronic
  • Heber Crockett, MD
  • Doug Fisher, MD, Principal — InterWest Partners
  • Robert Ganz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine — University of Minnesota, Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A.
  • Jan Garfinkle, Managing Director — Arboretum Ventures
  • Sami Hamade, Partner — Aberdare Ventures
  • Bill Harrington, Managing Partner — Osage University Partners
  • David Icke, President & CEO — MC 10 Inc.
  • Bobby Kandaswamy — Intel Capital
  • Mohit Kaushal, MD, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer — West Wireless Health Institute
  • Doug Kelly, General Partner — Alloy Ventures
  • Albert A. Luderer, PhD, CEO & Board Member — Integrated Diagnostics
  • Mark Leahey, President — Medical Device Manufacturers Association
  • Thomas Letscher, Chairman — Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
  • Al Luderer, PhD, CEO & Board Member — Integrated Diagnostics
  • Mark Maciejewski, Director — SHANGHAI Biomedical Enterprise LLC
  • Julie Mchugh, Chief Operating Officer — Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Susan Morano, VP New Business Development — Johnson & Johnson
  • J.P. Peltier, Managing Director — Piper Jaffray & Co.
  • William Quirk, Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst — Piper Jaffray & Co.
  • Matthew Rizzo, Managing Director — OrbiMed Advisors
  • Dave Rosa, Chief Executive Officer — Sunshine Heart
  • John Ryan, Partner, Medical Technology — Onset Ventures
  • Dr. J. Sairamesh (Ramesh), CEO, President and Founder — 360Fresh Inc.
  • John Schellhorn, Chief Marketing Officer — Barrx Medical
  • Mark Scholtes, Partner — PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Joseph M. Smith, MD, Chief Medical and Chief Science Officer — West Wireless Health Institute
  • John W. Sperling, MD, MBA, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery — Mayo Clinic
  • Lisa Suennen, Co-Founder and Managing Member — Psilos Group
  • Kathy Tune, Partner — Thomas McNerney & Partners
  • Christopher L. Wasden, Global Healthcare Innovation Leader — PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Tom Watlington, CEO — Sotera Wireless
  • Michael Winegar, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Medical Devices — Medpace
  • Jack Young, Senior Investment Manager — Qualcomm Life Fund

 

This post appears through the MedCity Influencers program. Anyone can publish their perspective on business and innovation in healthcare on MedCity News through MedCity Influencers. Click here to find out how.