2013 Medical Technology Executive Forum Agenda
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MDMA 6th Annual Medical Technology Executive Forum 

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

8:00am - 8:50am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:50am - 9:00am

Welcoming Remarks

  • Mark Leahey, President & CEO, MDMA

9:00am - 9:50am

Raising Capital in a Difficult Environment

Panelists will discuss the current investment environment for start-up medical technology companies and the latest strategies they should consider when seeking funding.

  • Kadir Kadhiresan, Principal, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation
  • Allan May, Managing Director, Emergent Medical Ventures LLP
  • Casey McGlynn, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Nimesh Shah, Principal, Domain Associates, LLC

9:50am - 10:15am

Patent Update: AIA Implementation

The recent passage and implementation of the america Invents Act (AIA) provided significant changes in U.S. patent law for the first time in over 60 years. This presentation will focus on the AIA's implementation and what we have learned so far from the initiated post-grant proceedings, all the while, targeting the effect on the medical device industry.

  • Mark Sweet, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

10:15am - 10:30am

Networking Break

10:30am - 11:00am

FDA Update: Effort to Improve the Premarket and PostMarket Programs (via Video Conferencing)

As MDUFA reauthorization continues to be implemented and new regulations are issued, hear from the director of CDRH about how the agency is working with stakeholders and what medical technology innovators can expect in the coming months and years.

  • Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., Director, CDRH, FDA

11:00am - 11:45am

FDA Update: An Industry Perspective

11:45am - 12:05pm

Washington Update: What Lies Ahead for the 2013 Congress

12:05pm - 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Understanding the Payor Perspective: What Data is Needed in the Current Enviornment

1:45pm - 2:30pm

Launching Overseas: the Keys to Successfully Launching Your Product OUS

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Networking Break

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Latest Trends in Compliance and Best Practices

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Building Your Business: Key Issues to Help You Efficiently Grow and Survive