Thriving During Healthcare Reform

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Day 1, Wednesday May 7, 2014 

 

7:30 -– 8:30 AM Breakfast/Registration Exhibits Open
8:30 -– 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

Robert Crutchfield, SEMDA President

Angela Sinton, Conference Chair
 

8:45 -– 10:00 AM

National Legislative/Policy Update

Stephen J. Ubl, President & CEO, AdvaMed
 

“The Medical Technology Industry:  Priorities for 2014”
 

CEOs Unplugged


Patrick J. Balthrop Sr., President &CEO, Luminex Corporation


Joanne Bauer, President, Kimberly-Clark Healthcare


Richard J. Morello, President & CEO, Plasma Surgical
 

10:00 -– 10:15 AM

Break

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering
 

10:15 –- 11:15 AM

University Technology Forum
 

David Day, Director, Office of Technology Licensing, University of Florida
 

“The Challenges and Promise of Technology Licensing”
 

Presenters
 

Lisa Perpall, Technology Commercialization Officer, Clemson University Research Foundation
 

Todd Sherer, Director, Office of Technology Transfer, Emory University
 

David Winwood, CEO, UAB Research Foundation
 

Taylor Jordan, Licensing Officer, Vanderbilt University
 

11:15 –- 11:30 AM

Break

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering
 

11:30 AM -– 12:30 PM

Hot Topics

Ori Epstein, Senior Tax Manager, Habif Arogeti & Wynne
 

“Financial Considerations with Healthcare Reform”


Laurice Rutledge, Associate, McKenna-Long
 

Kristen Woodrum, Associate, McKenna-Long
 

“Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Compliance”

 

Kevin King, Patent Attorney, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
 

“Patent Reform”

Presenting Companies

12:30 –- 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

1:30 –- 1:45 PM

Company Update
 

Suzanne Babcock, CEO, CivaTech Oncology

1:45 –- 2:45 PM

Day 1 Keynote
 

Lisa Ashby, President, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Cardinal Health
 

“Reducing Healthcare Cost with Innovative Products and Business Models”

2:45 –- 3:00 PM Break

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering
3:00 –- 4:00 PM Reimbursement Roundup

Presenting Companies
4:00 –- 4:15 PM Break

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering
4:15 –- 4:30 PM Company Update

Steve Johnson, President & CEO, CreatiVasc
4:30 –- 5:30 PM FDA Update

Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA
5:30 –- 6:30 PM Gala Cocktail Reception


6:30 –- 9:00 PM Gala Dinner

SpotLight Award Presentations

Keynote Address

John Bardis, Founder, Chairman, President & CEO, MedAssets

 

 

 

Day 2, Thursday, May 8, 2014 

 

7:30 -– 8:30 AM Breakfast/Registration/Exhibits Open
8:30 –- 10:00 AM Investor Session

Garheng Kong, Managing Partner – HealthQuest Capital, Sofinnova Ventures

“State of the Nation:  Funding Trends Across the U.S.”

Investor Panel

Moderator:  Rik Vandevenne, River Cities Capital Funds

Tom Hawes, Managing Director, Sandbox Industries

Justin Klein, Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

Garheng Kong, Managing Partner – HealthQuest Capital, Sofinnova Ventures
10:00 -– 10:30 AM Break

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering
10:30 –- 11:30 AM Business Development Case Study

Ted Davis, CEO, MicroPort Orthopedics

“MicroPort Acquisition of OrthoRecon at Wright Medical”

Homi Shamir, Recently Retired President, CEO, and Director, Given Imaging

“Covidien Acquisition of Given Imaging”

Presenting Companies
11:30 AM -– 12:30 PM

Case Study in Logistics/Supply Chain Optimization

“Taking the Pulse of the Medical Device Industry – Creating Competitive Advantage by Optimizing the Supply Chain Network”

 

Tom Flint, Director, Supply Chain Marketing, UPS

 

Scott Szwast, Director of Marketing, South Atlantic District, UPS

 

Presenting Companies

12:30 –- 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

1:30 –- 1:45 PM

Company Update

Ryan Ramkhelawan, CEO, Restore Medical Solutions

1:45 –- 2:30 PM

Day 2 Keynote

 

Gari Clifford, Professor, Emory University

 

“The Future of mHealth:  Affordable Medical Devices”

2:30 –- 2:45 PM

Break

 

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering

2:45 –- 3:45 PM

Approaching the mHealth Market


Panel


Gari Clifford, Professor, Emory University

 

Paul McRae, Director of Business Development for Healthcare Solutions, AirWatch

 

Shannon Pierce, Founder, CareCam Health Systems

 

Presenting Companies

3:45 –- 4:00 PM

Break

 

Visit Exhibits & Posters/Partnering

4:00 –- 4:15 PM

Company Update

 

Paul Fitzpatrick, CEO, Advanced Catheter Therapies

4:15 –- 5:45 PM

CEO Roundtable

 

Moderator:  Bob Crutchfield, SEMDA President

 

Southeastern Success Stories

 

Jay Ethridge, CEO IPG

 

Jay Pierce, CEO OrthoSensor

 

Maurice Ferre, President & CEO, Mako Surgical Solutions

 

5:45 –- 6:00 PM

Closing Remarks

 

Bob Crutchfield, SEMDA President

 

Award for Presenting Company in the SpotLight

 

Chris Hooper, MedTech South, LLC

 

Award for Poster in the SpotLight

 

Lisa Perpall, Clemson University

 

Chairman’s Award

 

Angela Sinton, Conference Chair

 

I-Pad Drawing

 

Passing of the Gavel

 

Bob Crutchfield, SEMDA President 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Conference Sponsors

Headline Sponsor 

Gala Sponsor

Spotlight Awards Sponsor

VIP Reception

Conference Lanyard

Conference Tote Bag Sponsors

Presenting Companies








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Supporting Sponsors











University Supporting Sponsor



Media Sponsor

Member SponsorsAdvanced Catheter Therapies, Inc.
Arnall Golden Gregory
Georgia State University
Georgia Tech (IBB) 
ModernTech Mechanical
River Cities Capital
TAMM Net Inc
University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing

Non-Member SponsorsHeidrick & Struggles
Mölnlycke Health Care
Shore Capital Partners