Conference

IRELAND'S PREMIER MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN & MANUFACTURING EVENT

Medical Technology Ireland will bring together, Manufacturers, Clinicians, Academic Institutions, Entrepreneurs/Start Ups, Financial Institutions and Suppliers alike in a combined programme defining present & future medical device trends, to investigate, discuss, and improve the quality of life, and to increase the life expectancy for patients worldwide.

Day One - 27th September 2017

OFFICIAL OPENING AND WELCOME ADDRESS

Time Agenda
09:15 - 09:30 Current State of the Medical Technology Industry in Ireland
- Overview of the Irish medical technology industry
- Identifying opportunities for the future
Maurice Ó Gorman, President, Galway Chamber of Commerce

IP AND REGULATION

Time Agenda
09:30 - 10:00 The Current State of the Medical Technology Industry in Ireland
- Life after Brexit
- Identifying opportunities for the future
Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade with responsibility for Brexit & Deputy Leader of Fine Gael, Cork South Central
10:00 - 10:30 MDR: A Notified Body's Insight
Susan Murphy, European Medical Device Operations Manager, NSAI
10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break
11.00 - 11.30 New EU Rules on Medical Devices to Enhance Patient Safety and Modernise Public Health
Eileen Healy, Life Sciences Risk Advisory Partner & Fiona Maini, Life Sciences Director, Centre for Regulatory Excellence, Deloitte
11:30 - 12:00 Latest Updates on the European Medical Device Regulations
Kevin Madden, Medical Device Product Specialist, BSI Group
12:00 - 12:30 Patenting Medical Devices in Europe - The Approach Taken by the EPO
Miguel Herrera, Director Med & Cons Technologies, European Patent Office
12:30 - 14:00 Networking Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30 Planning for Navigation of the Quality / Regulatory 'New World'
Paul Rowden, Project Director, Procorre
14:30 - 15:00 Effective IP Management in a Research & Product Development Environment
Sean Cummings, Partner & Laura Kehoe, Director, Keltie
15:00 - 15:30 Networking Break
15:30 - 16:00 Intellectual Property Strategy: Converting Creativity into Scaleable Business Opportunities
Joseph Doyle, Intellectual Property Manager, Enterprise Ireland

INNOVATION IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Time Agenda
16:00 - 16:30 "Creating a Medtech Company from Science to Business: A Swiss Perspective" sponsored by CÚRAM
Marcos Garcia Pedraza, Managing Partner, orgart. VENTURES, Switzerland
16:30 - 17:00 Patient-specific anatomical models design, fabrication and clinical relevance validation
Florian Stefanov, Technology Leader & Research Engineer, Medical & Engineering Technologies (MET) Centre
17:00 Close of Day One
17:30 - 19:30 Deloitte Networking Drinks

Day Two - Thursday 28th September 2017

INTRODUCTION

Time Agenda
09:30 - 10:00 GEO FOCUS: US - FDA Hot Topics
- Review of the most recent worldwide FDA inspection results, and an update of FDA activities that could affect your company
Ken Block, Consultant, Ken Block Consulting

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Time Agenda
10.00 - 10.30 Discovering the Value in Additive Manufacturing
Carlos Garcia Pando, Founder, sintermedical
10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break

FINANCE

Time Agenda
11:00 - 11:30 Navigating the Global Landscape
Andrew O'Reilly, Senior Manager Commercial, Deloitte Donna Hemphill, Senior Manager, Deloitte

INNOVATION

Time Agenda
11:30 - 12:00 Needs Led Innovation in the Medtech Sector
Paul Anglim, Strategic Development Lead, BioInnovate

CYBER SECURITY FOR WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

Time Agenda
12:00 - 12:30 Wireless Technology - Trends in Medical Technology
Johann Harer, CEO, Human Technology, Styria
12:30 - 14:00 Networking Lunch Break

CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES

Time Agenda
14:00 - 14:30 Let's Collaborate to Develop Innovative Healthcare Solutions
Seamus Browne, Head of Industry Partnerships, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
14:30 - 15:00 Usability and Human Factors Engineering in Cardiovascular and Interventional Devices
Eugene Canavan, Medical Design Director, Design Partners

INNOVATION

Time Agenda
15:00 - 15:30 3D Anatomy - The New Resource in Medicine
Johannes Atze, Founder & CEO, CAT Production
15:30 - 16:00 Practice in Print and Packaging in the Context of the Med Tech/ Pharma Global Supply/Logistics Chain
Kieran Ring, CEO Global Institute of Logistics Panelists, CUBE
16:00 Close of Conference