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ESPN Chief Medical Correspondent Joins Orthopaedic Industry Leaders at OrthoTec 2013

WARSAW, Indiana, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The OrthoTec 2013 Conference and Exhibition, on June 5 - 6, announces this year's agenda featuring thought-leaders and experts from major areas of orthopaedic technology. The event is the annual industry gathering for orthopaedic technologists and business leaders at the "Orthopaedic Capital of the World" - Warsaw, Indiana.


At OrthoTec 2013, ESPN Chief Medical Correspondent Michael J. Kaplan, MD will give a keynote speech on orthopaedic technologies from the perspective of an orthopaedic surgeon and a medical analyst for ESPN. "We're seeing a lot of exciting innovations in orthopaedic technology that will change the landscape of sports medicine," said Dr. Kaplan, "I look forward to meeting manufacturers of orthopaedic devices in Warsaw and sharing my perspective on orthopaedic product design from my own experience and observation of the industry." Dr. Kaplan's speech will highlight what device manufacturers can do to better meet clinical needs in orthopaedics.

In addition, OrthoTec 2013 will feature former TED conference speaker, Kevin Stone , MD from the Stone Clinic. Dr. Stone co-founded ReGen Biologics and is the founder and chairman of Joint Juice, Inc., the maker of the first nutraceutical beverage that provides a full day's supply of glucosamine. His keynote speech at OrthoTec 2013 focuses on the future of orthopaedic technologies, especially in joint replacement.  

To support new orthopaedic innovations, Stryker's Chief Medical and Scientific Officer Scott Bruder , MD, PhD will be chairing a special panel discussion on clinical needs, current technology and future application of tissue engineering and orthobiologics.  Joining Dr. Bruder in this panel are Arnold Caplan (Professor, Case Western University), Ed Margerrison (VP R&D, Zimmer Biologics), Michael Hiles (VP Research & Clinical Affairs, Cook BioTech), and Kevin Stone , MD (Orthopaedic Surgeon, Stone Clinic).

To learn more about the conference program and the 2013 speaker line-up, visit 

The OrthoTec Conference and Exhibition is well-attended annually by colleagues from Biomet, DePuy Synthes, Zimmer, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics, Stryker, Tornier, OrthoPediatrics, Symmetry Medical, Paragon Medical, and more. Qualified professionals will receive complimentary admission to the event. OrthoTec 2013 is sponsored by Solvay Plastics.

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