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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 – Mayo Clinic 2030: Hospital of the Future

Mark Wehde  (Chair, Division of Engineering, Mayo Clinic)

Date: Friday, December 4

Time: 8:10am - 8:45am

Track: Keynote, MedTech Mornings: Product Design & Development

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Prior to 2020, the two main drivers of change in healthcare were costs and improvements in technology leading to better diagnostics and therapeutics. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, changes that were underway to better utilize digital technology have dramatically accelerated. In this keynote the chair of engineering at Mayo Clinic will discuss how the rapid increases in technology related to connectivity, data analytics, cloud data storage, artificial intelligence, robotics, and sensors is enabling the creation of something new, something that was previously only in the realm of science fiction.