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Training leaders will convene Nov. 4-5, 2014, in San Diego at the LTEN 3rd Annual Medical Device & Diagnostic (MD&D) Trainers Summit to address the future of medical device and diagnostic training.

This post is sponsored by Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN).

Nearly a hundred training leaders from across the country, including Siemens, B. Braun, Medtronic, Orthofix, Roche, Johnson & Johnson, ResMed, Zimmer and St. Jude Medical will convene at the LTEN 3rd Annual Medical Device & Diagnostic (MD&D) Trainers Summit to address the future of medical device and diagnostic training. The executive forum will be held November 4-5, 2014 at the Hilton San Diego in San Diego, CA.

Session talks will focus on the effect of globalization on education, the emergence of wearable technology within training, a look ahead at the impact of technology within talent development and training, strategies for ACO customers, the ACA, effective communication strategies for leaders and more. Benchmark your practices against leaders in the life science training industry and exchange ideas with your peers.

The summit’s format and intimate scale will provide maximum networking time with peers. Among the special activities planned are the exclusive pre-summit ResMed corporate campus tour and the private San Diego Zoo networking reception.

Sessions & Presenters:

Keynote Session: Everyone Talks about Informal Learning, but What is it Really? Dr. Allison Rossett, San Diego State University

The Future of Medical Device & Diagnostic Training – What Story Does the Data Tell? Kate Earle, TGaS; Keri Hawkins, Covidien; Julie Young, Olympus Corporation of the Americas

Case Study: Challenging Long-Held Views of Training at Roche
Roche, Presenters TBA

Google Glass: How Wearable Technology Enables Training through the Eyes of the Operator
Keri Hawkins, Covidien

Panel Discussion – Globalization of Education within the Medical Device and Diagnostic Space

Moderator: David Brin, St. Jude Medical
Panelist: Nick Fifield, Zimmer; Pat D’Amico, Medtronic; Marilyn Allison, CareFusion

Leadership Influence: How ResMed Managers Communicate with EQ Cassandra Farrell, ResMed

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective Do Differently
Richard Stahr, Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

Rethinking Training Strategies for ACO Customers – What Works, What Doesn’t
Anthony Slonim, Renown Health; Troy Prehar, St. Jude Medical; Melissa Lowe, Orthofix

Technology Friend or Foe: How to Leverage Technology for Optimized Learning
Steve Kaplan, Allergan

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