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Tuesday, December 1, 8 a.m. PST
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.
A fireside chat with Shaye Mandle, President & CEO of the Medical Alley Association will precede this keynote.
Presented by Medical Alley Association
Wednesday, December 2, 8 a.m. PST
The CDC estimates that on any given day, 1 in every 31 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection. It’s these odds that draw professionals from medical device manufacturers, their packaging supply partners and package designers, and every individual who feels the gravity of packaging integrity to patient safety to lead change.
A fireside chat with Jane Chase, Executive Director of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), on packaging industry advances will precede this keynote.
Presented by IoPP Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC)
Thursday, December 3, 8 a.m. PST
Conor Carlin will share current opportunities to inform our decisions in life cycle assessments, designs for the environment and application of specific regulatory changes.
A fireside chat with Patrick Farrey, CEO, Society of Plastics Engineers will precede this keynote.
Presented by Society of Plastics Engineers – SPE
Friday, December 4, 8 a.m. PST
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 under way 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.
A fireside chat on “What’s New For You in 2021? An Anaheim Update” with Group Event Director, Hayley Haggarty, will precede this keynote.