WARSAW, IN, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - More than 300 professionals from over 100 unique OEMs and manufacturers have pre-registered to attend this year's conference program, on June 5 - 6, 2013 at Grace College in Warsaw, IN. Employees at major orthopaedic OEMs are eligible for free registration at http://www.orthotecshow.com
The Mayor of the City of Warsaw, Dr. Joe Thallemer will introduce Opening Keynote Speakers on both days of the OrthoTec 2013 Conference and Exhibition and chair the networking reception for members of the orthopaedic manufacturing community at this major industry event. Now in its 3rd year, the event has become the leading community event for the world's largest manufacturers of orthopaedic devices. To learn more about the event, taking place on June 5 - 6 at Grace College in Winona Lake, Warsaw , IN, visit http://www.orthotecshow.com
A slate of industry executives will headline this year's OrthoTec event. Highlights of this year's most notable sessions include:
June 5, 2013
How to innovate and create a new company in this hostile environment?
Nick Deeter, Founder and Chairman of the Board, OrthoPediatrics
FDA Update and Q&A - 510(k) reform and the MoM hip replacement issues
David J. McGurl, Biomedical Engineer, Orthopaedic Joint Devices Branch/ODE/CDRH/FDA
Biologics and the future of knee replacement
Kevin R. Stone, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Founder, the Stone Clinic
Panel Discussion: Tissue engineering, PRP and scaffold development - Clinical needs, current technology and future applications
Chaired and Moderated by Scott Bruder, MD, PhD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Stryker
June 6, 2013
The state of innovation in orthopaedics: How can manufacturers better meet clinical needs?
Michael J. Kaplan, MD, Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon/ Chief Medical Correspondent, ESPN
Intelligent implants: Sensors and more in orthopaedic devices
Marc Stein, Chief Technical Officer, OrthoSensor
Bioresorbable materials - The past, present and future of metals, ceramics and polymers in high-strength fixation devices
Robert Harten, Global VP R&D - Biomaterials, DePuy Synthes
MRI safety evaluation of passive implants: A review of current ASTM testing standards and the future role of analysis
Brian Choules, PhD, Director of Non-Clinical Testing, MED Institute / Cook Medical Group
To learn more about the conference program and the 2013 speaker line-up, visit http://www.orthotecshow.com
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 and UL. Industry supporters include Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council, Society for Biomaterials and Orthoworx.
About UBM Canon-Organizer of OrthoTec
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