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Influential Medical Device Industry Leaders Announced as Keynote Speakers for Major Conference & Expo

MedTech Executives and Innovation Leaders from Edwards Lifesciences, Tandem Diabetes Care, FutureMed, California Healthcare Institute, and BioMEMS Lab at UC Irvine to Keynote MD&M West 2013

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER, ANAHEIM, California, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

MD&M West 2013, the industry's most comprehensive MedTech conference, features a completely revamped program addressing business-critical challenges for medical device design and manufacturing. In addition to more than 100 technical presentations by industry experts and FDA officials, the MD&M West 2013 conference is pleased to announce five keynote speakers to appear over the four days of the event, from February 11 - 14, 2013.

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Keynote speaker schedule…

Day 1: February 11

9:00 - 9:50AM    
Opening Conference Keynote Speaker: Stanton J. Rowe, Chief Scientific Officer, Edwards Lifesciences
Topic: Is there room for innovation in the medical device industry?

Day 2: February 12

9:00 - 9:50AM
Conference Keynote Speaker: Kim Blickenstaff, President and CEO, Tandem Diabetes Care
Topic: Innovation with ears: Designing a consumer-friendly medical device

Day 3: February 13

9:00 - 9:50 AM
Conference Keynote Speaker: Marc Madou, Chancellor's Professor, BioMEMS Lab at Univ. of California, Irvine
Topic: The science (and art) of miniaturizing medical devices: A closer look at the CD technology in molecular diagnostics

1:00 - 1:45 PM
MD&M West Event-Wide Keynote Speaker: Daniel Kraft, Executive Director, FutureMed
Topic: How the exponential age will revolutionize medicine

Day 4: February 14

9:00 - 9:50 AM
Closing Conference Keynote Speaker: David Gollaher, President and CEO, California Healthcare Institute
Topic: Bridging the gap between ideas and the marketplace for MedTech

The full keynote schedule and speaker biographies are available at

For 2013, the MD&M West conference program has been revamped and redesigned to include themed tracks - each reflecting the key stages of medical device development:

  • Design & Prototype
  • Validation, Testing & Trials
  • Regulatory Submissions & Approval
  • Post-Market Compliance & Production

The MD&M West 2013 conference sessions focus on the most critical industry regulations, best practices, and technologies. The conference can help MedTech professionals in all functions both succeed in product development and network with industry leaders. The 2013 MD&M West conference and seminars are sponsored by Nelson Labs, Electrochem Medical, Lubrizol, Cirtec, Valtronic, and Agilent Technologies.

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About UBM Canon-Organizer of MD&M West
UBM Canon LLC, a leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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