Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will offer the Wednesday, October 20 morning keynote address. Hamburg is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in public health systems and is expected to address the new direction of the FDA under her leadership, particularly with regard to the medical device industry. Later Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke will discuss his efforts to expand exports of medical devices and technologies and grow jobs in the U.S. and U.S. Representative Erik Paulsen (R-MN) will discuss the importance of the medical device community working with elected officials.
"In addition to these dynamic plenary speakers and world class panels, I am pleased to note we will again host a series of CEO's Unplugged sessions on the AdvaMed 2010 Spotlight Stage," said Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of AdvaMed. AdvaMed 2010 CEOs Unplugged participants include:Mike Berg, VP, Supply Chain and Logistics, Cardinal Health Jeffrey R. Binder, President & CEO, Biomet, IncDouglas C. Bryant, President & CEO, Quidel CorporationDavid Cassak, Vice President, Content & Managing Director, Medical Devices, EBI E.V. Clarke, EVP, Supply Chain, Owens & Minor, Inc.Sam Chawla, Executive Director, UBS Investment BankTim Dugan, Managing Partner, Water Street Healthcare PartnersVincent A. Forlenza, President, BDAlex Gorsky, Worldwide Chairman Medical Device & Diagnostics Executive Committee, Johnson & JohnsonWilliam A. Hawkins, Chairman & CEO, Medtronic, Inc.Stephen P. MacMillan, President & CEO, Stryker
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