Now open for registrations, OrthoTec is free -to-attend for qualified
orthopaedic design and manufacturing professionals
WARSAW, IN, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ - 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.
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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,
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.
About UBM Canon-Organizer of OrthoTec
UBM Canon LLC, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to
the global $3 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
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