Monday, June 17, 2013 | 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Mobius Hall, UW Bothell – Cascadia Community College Campus
The sixth annual Washington State Biomedical Device Summit will bring together leading executives, entrepreneurs, researchers, government officials, thought leaders and stakeholders from the region’s medical device community. This year’s Summit will explore the state of the industry, review trends and innovations coming our way, and discuss the opportunities and challenges for our region.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SUMMIT INCLUDE:
- Insights into trends impacting the Biomedical Device Industry
- Panel discussion by key executives from the region’s Biomedical Device industry
- Showcase of Biomedical Device innovation and organizations in Washington State
- Networking reception with representatives from the Biomedical Device Industry
FEATURED KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)
Mark Leahey is the President & CEO for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association in Washington, DC that represents hundreds of research-driven medical technology companies. Leahey’s responsibilities include advocating on behalf of the entrepreneurial sector of the medical device industry to Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other federal and state agencies.
He has lobbied for a more reasonable user fee for smaller companies, worked to open access to the hospital marketplace by challenging the exclusionary and anti-competitive nature of certain large group purchasing organizations (GPOs), as well as ensure that medical device technologies are reimbursed adequately.
Leahey has been named one of the medical device industry’s top lobbyists and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of Medical Product Outsourcing. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and a graduate of Georgetown University, the Georgetown Law Center and Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Member Rate General
Single Rate $55 $65
Group of 3 or more $50 $60
*Host organization members receive the discounted Member Rate to attend (this includes EDC members)
For information on sponsoring this Summit or other Biomedical Device Innovation Zone activities, please contact Margo Shiroyama (425) 785-4015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.