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The 24th Annual Medical Device Conference will address issues of
critical importance to today's medical device companies

Dinner Interview
Interview with Mike Buck, Cardinal Health

Thursday, June 23, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club
Menlo Park, California

Registration fee: $150

Medical Device Conference


Friday, June 24, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Palace Hotel
San Francisco, California

Registration fee: $300


Confirmed Speakers

Venture Capital Spotlight

Moderator:

David Cassak, The MedTech Strategist

Speakers:

Joe Cunningham, Santé Ventures

 

David McIntyre, Apple Tree Partners

Emerging Models for Innovation

Moderator:

Scott Murano, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Ryan McGuinness, Triple Ring Innovation Labs

 

Fred Toney, Launchpad Digital Health

 

Kevin Wasserstein, Neurotechnology Innovations Translator

Collaborations Between Japan and Silicon Valley

Moderator:

Jack Moorman, US-Japan MedTech Frontiers

Speakers:

James Hong, Solinas Medical

 

Masa Ishii, AZCA Venture Partners, Inc.

 

Takuya Yano, Development Bank of Japan

Obtaining Reimbursement in the Changing Healthcare System

Moderator:

Scott Murano, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Ted Lamson, NeoTract, Inc

 

Jerry Stringham, Medtech Technology Partners

Spotlight on Business Development

Moderator:

Marty Waters, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Don Bobo, Jr., Edwards Lifesciences

 

John Onopchenko, Philips

New Corporate Deal Models

Moderator:

Steve Levin, Innovation in Medtech

Speakers:

Hanson Gifford, The Foundry

 

Thierry Thaure, Cephea Valve Technology

Off-Label Promotion vs. Free Speech

Moderator:

David Hoffmeister, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Charles Andres, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 

Jon Nygaard, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Hiring and Compensating the CEO

Moderator:

Donna Petkanics, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Scott McCall, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 

Gale Richards, BioQuest

 

Jody Thelander, J. Thelander Consulting

Commercialization Strategies

Moderators:

Nikolas Kerr, Kerr Consulting Group

 

Tony Recupero, Catalyst Performance Advisors, LLC

Speakers:

David Amerson, NeoTract, Inc.

 

Greg Casciaro, AccessClosure

 

Alex Dinello, Relievant

 

Karen Talmadge, Nabu Health Care Consulting

Asian Funding Strategies

Moderator:

Elton Satusky, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Mike Carusi, Lightstone Ventures

 

Mike Gertner, Kona Medical, Inc.

 

Nick Pliam, DeCheng Capital

 

Chris Shen, Vertex Venture Management

 

Forest Xu, Virtus Inspire Ventures

New Corporate Deal Models

Moderator:

Steve Levin, Innovation in Medtech

Speakers:

Hanson Gifford, The Foundry

 

Thierry Thaure, Cephea Valve Technology

The Israeli Medtech Revolution

Moderator:

Steve Levin, Innovation in Medtech

Speakers:

Yuval Binur, Accelerated Technologies, Inc.

 

Talia Cohen, California Israel Chamber of Commerce

 

Roy Katz, Rainbow Medical

Lunch Interview

Moderator:

David Cassak, The MedTech Strategist

Speaker:

Josh Makower, NEA

Spotlight on Technology--Valves 

Moderator:

Casey McGlynn, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Don Bobo, Jr., Edwards Lifesciences

 

Rob Michiels, Former President, Corevalve and CardiAQ

 

Brooks West, Piper Jaffrey

IPOs and Corporate Buyouts

Moderator:

Phil Oettinger, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Andrew Cleeland, TMVR (formerly Twelve Inc.) at Medtronic

 

Rakesh Mehta, JP Morgan

 

Eric Shiozaki, Novo Ventures

The Role of IP Due Diligence in Corporate Finance 

Moderator:

Jim Heslin, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Speakers:

Eric Bell, Spring Rock Ventures

 

Mir Imran, InCube Ventures

 

Gwen Watanabe, Teleflex

Medtech Innovator 2016

Moderator:

Paul Grand, RCT Ventures



Last year, more than 600 people attended this conference. Join medical device entrepreneurs, CEOs of venture-backed companies, and business development executives from large Medtech companies, as well as angels, venture capitalists, and corporate investors, for a dynamic day of networking and presentations that can help you craft a winning strategy.