Celebrating 5 years of DeviceTalks back where it all began

Join us on September 28th for a special 5 year anniversary show of DeviceTalks Boston, as we celebrate half a decade of bringing you the best in medtech conversations. We’ve expanded our program to bring you nearly a full day of insight, networking and thought provoking workshops and panels.

And, at dinner we’ll be unveiling this year’s Medical Design & Outsourcing Big 100 list of the top medtech manufacturers. Join us as we celebrate the best of this incredible industry in the mecca of medical technology.



Featured Speakers

Stephen Marsh

Founder & Inventor, Airing

Samuel F. Straface, Ph.D.

President & CEO, Medrobotics

Patrick West

Partner, Mirus Capital Advisors

Nancy Briefs

President & CEO, Digital Cognition Technologies, Inc.

Martha Shadan

President and CEO, Miach Orthopaedics, Inc.

Jeffrey H. Burbank

Founder and CEO, NxStage

Jeff Mann

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Cantel Medical

Jan Skvarka

CEO, Tal Medical

Dr. Omar Amirana

CEO, LuxMed Systems, Inc.

Dirk Smith

Co-Founder, Minnetronix

Deborah DiSanzo

General Manager, IBM Watson Health

David Lucchino

CEO, Frequency Therapeutics, Inc.

David Dykeman

Shareholder and Patent Attorney, Greenberg Traurig

Christiana Jacxsens

Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Bill Doyle

Chairman, NovoCure


Wednesday, September 28

1:00pm: Registration, networking reception
1:30pm: Lunchtime plenary & discussion: A medtech exec takes over IBM Watson & Women’s Executive Network panel
2:30pm: Networking break

  • Leadership Track: Medtech 2025: What does the industry look like in 10 years?
  • Product Development Track: Industry 4.0 and its impact on medical device development

4:15pm: Networking break


  • Executive Track: Hot Topic: M&A, IP and Product Liability Trends impacting medtech
  • Finding your value proposition: A product development workshop

6:15pm: Networking Reception
7:00pm: The Big 100 dinner and awards dinner
7:15pm: Disruptors Panel: A look at the companies that will shape the future of care
7:45pm: Founders Story: A conversation with Jeffrey Burbank, CEO, NxStage Medical

View the full DeviceTalks Boston 2016 agenda & directory


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