CONFERENCE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
4:00 - 6:30 pm

Facility Tour: Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Space is limited. Attendees must be pre-registered and pre-approved to attend. Entrance into tour is at the discretion of the host company and not the event organizer.

Available times:
4:15 – 5:00 pm
5:00 – 5:45 pm
5:45 – 6:30 pm
11:00 pm Facility Tour: FedEx Hub Tour SOLD OUT
Space is limited. Attendees must be pre-registered and pre-approved to attend. Entrance into tour is at the discretion of the host company and not the event organizer.
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
8:30 - 9:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 - 10:15 am "Intelligent" Implants: The Merging of Microprocessors and Mobile Technology

Lee Berger, MD
Founder
Ortho-Tag
President & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Associates

10:15 - 11:00 am Cost Strategy for Medical Devices; How to Reduce Cost and How Not To

Dr. David M. Anderson
Principal
Build-to-Order Consulting
Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

11:00 - 11:45 am Networking Break

Sponsored by:
11:45 - 12:30 pm Regulatory Requirements and Validation

Steven Mounts
Senior Director, Quality Assurance
Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisors, LLC (MCRA)

12:30 - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

Sponsored by:
1:45 - 2:30 pm Panel Discussion:
Advanced Orthopedic Technologies, Implants and Regenerative Products

Moderator:
Neil Beals
Executive in Residence
Innova/Memphis Bioworks Foundation

Panelists:
Barbara Blum, Ph.D.
Sr. Project Engineer II
Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

Burhan Gharaibeh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Research Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of Pittsburgh

Chris Patterson
Director, Product Development
TL Deformity, Trauma and MAST Fixation
Medtronic Spinal and Biologics

With special introduction from
2:30 - 3:15 pm Networking Break

Sponsored by:
3:15 - 4:30 pm Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping

Scott Hay
President & CEO
3D Engineering

Tim Ruffner
Vice President NBD & Marketing Manager
GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services, Inc.

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