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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.

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Keynote – Creating a Valuable & Virtual Medtech Experience

Mike Thornton  (Vice President, Research & Development, Image Stream Medical, wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus)

Date: Tuesday, December 1

Time: 8:15am - 8:45am

Track: Keynote, MedTech Mornings: Digital Health Solutions

Vault Recording: TBD

Healthcare IT solutions are partnering IoT and the Cloud like never before to facilitate a rich, virtual collaborative experience between physicians in a medical treatment location, such as an operating room during a clinical procedure, and vendors or other clinicians outside of the environment. In this keynote presentation, Michael Thornton, VP of R&D, will draw from his experiences at Olympus to provide insights into developing such medtech from the ground up, the engineering involved, and details on the technology development process, including Agile SW development.