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Nov 30 - Dec 4, 2020

6 Connected Industries. 1 Virtual Event.

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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

All times listed below are PST (Pacific Standard Time).

Monday | 8:00 am

Keynote – Making Healthcare Better with Additive Manufacturing

Speaker: Naomi Murray, PhD  (Stryker)

Track: Keynote, MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 9:00 am

Application of 3D Printing Technology for Medical Device Engineering

Speaker: John Foody  (Corvia Medical)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 9:15 am

Driving Miniaturization to the Next Level

Speaker: Aaron Johnson  (Accumold)

Track: Tech Theater

Monday | 9:30 am

Overcoming the Limitations of Additive Manufacturing

Speaker: Dayton Horvath  (NewCap Partners)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 9:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Anomet Products

Track: Product Showcase

Monday | 10:00 am

Opportunities and Challenges in Titanium Additive Manufacturing for Medical Devices

Speaker: Sean McEligot  (Mayo Clinic)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 10:15 am

Tech Theater Presentation by Preco Medical

Track: Tech Theater

Monday | 10:30 am

A 2030 Vision for Additive Manufacturing Design

Speaker: David Busacker  (Stratasys Blueprint)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 10:45 am

The Enabling Benefits of Micro Molding

Speaker: Aaron Johnson  (Accumold)

Track: Product Showcase

Monday | 11:00 am

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Adoption of 3D Printing in Medtech

Speaker: Cynthia Star  (Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 11:15 am

Tech Theater Presentation by Xcentric Mold & Engineering Inc.

Track: Tech Theater

Monday | 11:30 am

Sponsored Session Presented by Cretex Medical

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

Monday | 11:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Delta Modtech

Track: Product Showcase

Monday | 12:00 pm

Innovation Power Hour Presented by B9Creations

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Innovation Power Hour Presented by BioInterations

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Monday | 1:00 pm

3 Business Cases for Additive Manufacturing

Speaker: Ken Burns  (Forecast 3D)

Track: 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Innovation

Monday | 1:15 pm

Tech Talk Presented by Teleflex Medical OEM

Track: Tech Theater

Monday | 1:30 pm

How Additive Manufacturing Will Democratize Manufacturing

Speaker: Matt Sand  (3DEO)

Track: 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Innovation

Monday | 2:00 pm

How Do You Prototype and Produce the Unmoldable?

Speakers: Gage Cutler  (FinMan Fishing Innovations), Bob Gafvert  (Carbon), John Gallagher  (Gallagher Corp.)

Track: 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Innovation

Product Showcase Presented by SolidXperts Inc.

Track: Product Showcase

Monday | 3:15 pm

Distributed I/O for Pneumatics and Electric Automation

Speaker: Sandro Quintero  (Festo Corporation)

Track: Product Showcase

Tuesday | 9:00 am

Better UI/UX for Medical Devices

Speakers: Tom KraMer  (Kablooe Design), Brian Mullins  (Kablooe Design)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 9:15 am

Tech Theater Presentation by FUTEK

Track: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 9:30 am

Next-gen Technologies: Miniaturization, Wearables & Implantables

Speaker: Patrick Ganzer  (Battelle)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 9:45 am

Robotic Barcode Labeling

Speaker: Mark Edwards  (Vanomation)

Track: Product Showcase

Tuesday | 10:00 am

Artificial Intelligence & Risk Management: New Ways to Fail

Speaker: Pat Baird  (Philips)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 10:15 am

MEDICAL DEVICE USER INTERFACE DESIGN: Touchscreens + Membrane Switches, Integrated for a Better Interface

Speaker: Ken Boss  (JN White)

Track: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 10:30 am

The Growing Role of Sensors & AI in Healthcare

Speaker: Sandhiprakash (Sandhi) Bhide  (Anwaya Consulting)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 10:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Epson Robots

Track: Product Showcase

Tuesday | 11:00 am

FDA & Medical Artificial Intelligence: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Bradley Merrill Thompson  (Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 11:15 am

Automation 201 – Clarifying Your Requirements for Project Success

Speaker: Scott Marsic  (Epson Robotics)

Track: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 11:30 am

Sponsored Session Presented by Bio-T

Track: MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Tuesday | 11:45 am

The Engineers of Heat Shrink

Speakers: Robert Komma  (TE Connectivity), Matthew Osten  (TE Connectivity), Roberto Vidal  (TE Connectivity)

Track: Product Showcase

Tuesday | 12:00 pm

Innovation Power Hour Presented by Futek

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Tuesday | 1:00 pm

Industry 5.0: Creative People, Collaborative Robots & Smart Factories

Speaker: Shalabh Bakshi  (Siemens)

Track: Smart Manufacturing: Robotics & AI

Tuesday | 1:15 pm

Tech Talk Presented by Quasar Engineering Ltd

Track: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

The Smart Factory: You Have All the Data, What Do You Do with It?

Speakers: John Danese  (Birlasoft), Tej Sarup  (Birlasoft)

Track: Smart Manufacturing: Robotics & AI

Tuesday | 1:45 pm

Secure Development Lifecycle and Supply Chain Risks

Speaker: Christopher Gates  (Velentium)

Track: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 2:00 pm

How to Survive Cultural Disruption from Disruptive Technology

Speaker: Will Healy III  (Balluff)

Track: Smart Manufacturing: Robotics & AI

Wednesday | 8:00 am

Keynote – Leading Change in Medical Device Packaging

Keynote: Amy Stewart  (Printpack Medical)

Track: Keynote, MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 9:00 am

Ethylene Oxide Sterilization - An FDA and EPA Update

Speaker: Mac McKeen  (Boston Scientific)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 9:15 am

Tech Talk Presented by Formlabs Inc.

Track: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 9:30 am

Driving Innovation in Medical Device Packaging

Speakers: Rod Patch  (Johnson & Johnson Vision), Jennifer Benolken  (Dupont)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 9:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Dino - Lite Scopes (BigC)

Track: Product Showcase

Wednesday | 10:00 am

Developing International Consensus Standards for Sterile Packaging Meeting Regulatory Requirements

Speaker: Thierry Wagner  (Dupont)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 10:15 am

Assessing Medical Devices Manufacturing with 3D X-ray Inspection

Speaker: Herminso Villaraga-Gomez  (ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions)

Track: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 10:30 am

Stability Testing for Package Labels

Speaker: Wendy Mach  (Nelson Laboratories, LLC)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 10:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Inficon

Track: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 11:00 am

How to Make Medical Packaging More Sustainable

Speaker: Jennifer Griffin  (Medtronic)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Wednesday | 11:15 am

Tech Talk Presented by BMF

Track: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Lifecycle Assessments for Packaging: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Prashant Jagtap  (Trayak)

Track: Advancements in Packaging

Wednesday | 1:15 pm

Tech Talk Presented by Parker LORD

Track: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Coopetition: The Key to Packaging Sustainability?

Moderator: Lisa Spicka  (Maracuja Solutions)

Panelists: Alyssa Harding  (OSC2), Jake Hebert  (Futamura Group)

Track: Advancements in Packaging

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

The Economics of Flexible Packaging

Speaker: Todd Meussling  (Reynolds Presto Products Co.)

Track: Advancements in Packaging

Thursday | 9:00 am

Recycling & Circularity in Healthcare Plastics

Moderator: Peylina Chu  (Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council)

Panelist: Nick Packet  (Dupont)

Speaker: Bob Render  (Ravago)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Materials

Thursday | 9:30 am

How to Best Use Next-gen Materials in Medical Design

Speaker: Jay Jayashankar  (Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Materials

Thursday | 9:45 am

Product Showcase Presented by Plastics Services Network

Track: Product Showcase

Thursday | 10:00 am

Material Selection for Medical Devices

Speaker: Asmita Khanolkar  (Cambridge Pharma, SMC)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Materials

Thursday | 10:15 am

Tech Talk Presented by Endurica

Track: Tech Theater

Thursday | 10:30 am

Ask the Experts: Sustainability, Environmental Responsibility & the Medical Device Community

Moderator: Len Czuba  (Czuba Enterprises, Inc.)

Panelists: Vipul Davé, PhD  (Johnson & Johnson), Frank Pokrop  (Quidel Corporation), Randy Barko  (Ximedica)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Materials

Thursday | 11:00 am

Injection Molding Design for Medical Products

Speaker: Michael Paloian  (Integrated Design Systems Inc.)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Materials

Thursday | 11:15 am

Tech Talk Presented by Isometric Micro Molding, Inc.

Track: Tech Theater

Thursday | 12:00 pm

Innovation Power Hour Presented by RTP Company

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Speed Time to Market and Increase Profits with Advanced Design for Manufacturability Techniques

Speaker: Kevin Hogan  (Diversified Plastics, Inc.)

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Thursday | 1:00 pm

Reevaluating Global Manufacturing Strategies

Speaker: Rosemary Coates  (Reshoring Institute)

Track: Plastic Materials & Sustainability

Thursday | 1:30 pm

Making Impossible Parts: Injection Molding & 3D Printing Combined for Complex Shapes

Speaker: Carsten Jarfelt  (Addifab Inc.)

Track: Plastic Materials & Sustainability

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Considerations for Selecting a 3D Printing Material

Speaker: Matt Lewis  (Formlabs)

Track: Plastic Materials & Sustainability

Friday | 8:00 am

Keynote – Mayo Clinic 2030: Hospital of the Future

Keynote: Mark Wehde  (Mayo Clinic)

Track: Keynote, MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Friday | 9:00 am

Using AI & Machine Learning to Improve Medical Device Design

Speaker: Bernhard Kappe  (Orthogonal.IO)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Friday | 9:30 am

Innovative Design After the FDA Emergency Use Authorization Era

Speaker: Andrew J. DiMeo, Sr. Ph.D.  (CanvasGT)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Friday | 10:00 am

The Regulatory Perspective: What Medical Developers Should Know About Software Cybersecurity

Speaker: Michelle Jump  (MedSec)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Friday | 10:30 am

Risk Management and the New IMDRF Problem Codes: Pulling Data through the Lifecycle of Medical Devices

Speaker: Kim Trautman  (NSF Medical Devices)

Track: MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Friday | 12:00 pm

Innovation Power Hour Presented by Preco Medical

Track: Innovation Power Hour

Friday | 1:00 pm

Engineering and Manufacturing Careers Post Pandemic

Speaker: Josh Olgin  (Direct Recruiters, Inc.)

Track: Engineering Your Career

Friday | 1:30 pm

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

Speaker: Professor Nez  (Professor Nez Consulting Agency, LLC)

Track: Engineering Your Career

Friday | 2:00 pm

Personal Branding on LinkedIn

Speaker: John Crombie  (UpStart Product Development)

Track: Engineering Your Career