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Countdown to MD&M West 2013: Eleven Days until the Most Comprehensive MedTech Conference in the Nation

ANAHEIM, California, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

More than 500 high-level MedTech professionals in all functions, and from all over the world, will convene at the 2013 MD&M West Conference.  MD&M West is one of the most anticipated face-to-face gatherings for those involved in medical device design and manufacturing. The four-day Conference takes place Feb. 11-14, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center. To reserve your space, visit


The 2013 Conference will host six FDA/CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health) officials, who will be speaking on timely medical device industry topics:

Randall Brockman
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Office of Device Evaluation, FDA/CDRH

Topic: FDASIA Recap: Clarifying the review process and the benefit-risk determinations for PMA and de novo applications

Don St. Pierre

Deputy Director for New Product Evaluation, Office of In Vitro Diagnostic Device Evaluation & Safety, FDA/CDRH

Topic: Reviewing the 510(k) Triage and Quick Review pilot program and an update on the new process, including the RTA policy change

Alonza Cruse
District Director, FDA Los Angeles District

Topic: FDA Los Angeles District Update and the FDA Globalization Initiative

Dan Solis
Director of Import Operations, FDA Los Angeles District

Topic: Update on Los Angeles Import Operations Activities

Ron Kaye
Team Leader; Human Factors Pre-Market Evaluation Team, Office of Device Evaluation, FDA/CDRH

Topic: Human Factors Pre-Market Review: Incorporating HF engineering into risk management

Jay Crowley
Senior Advisor Patient Safety, FDA/CDRH

Topic: Unique Device Identifier: FDA update and plan for the industry

In addition, Mark Settle , Deputy Chief of the Policy and Rules Division of the Federal Communications Commission will participate in the MD&M West Conference this year. He will share the agency's perspective on the new spectrum enabling innovation in Medical Body Area Networks.

Attendees to the MD&M West 2013 Conference will also have the opportunity to join five Conference Keynotes featuring industry thought-leaders and medical device executives.  More about these speakers can be seen HERE.

Must-see sessions and workshops at MD&M West 2013 include:

  • Assumption Storming: Learn to disrupt innovation in medical devices  >>more
  • IDEO Creativity Workshop >>more
  • Materials selection for medical devices >>more
  • Success in pre-clinical studies and clinical trials >>more
  • UDI & Traceability >>more
  • Medical Device Reporting and complaints handling best practices >>more
  • SPE Medical Division's MedTech  Polymers: Innovation in medical polymers >>more

To see the full Conference agenda and speaker line-up, please visit

In addition to the four main tracks of the Conference program, the 2013 event features 8 modular seminars. The 'MedTech Innovate' Seminars each run less than two hours to accommodate busy expo visitors. Topics for the MedTech Innovate Seminars include:

  • Implantable Devices  
  • Bioresorbable Polymers
  • Orthopedic Devices
  • Wireless Medical Devices
  • Medical Mobile Apps
  • Microelectronics and Sensors
  • Cardiovascular Devices
  • Power Source Technologies

The 2013 MD&M West Conference and Seminars are sponsored by Nelson Labs , Electrochem Medical, Lubrizol, Cirtec, Valtronic, and Agilent Technologies.

For more information:

About UBM Canon-Organizer of MD&M West

UBM Canon LLC, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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UBM Canon Conferences

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