Minneapolis 2013 | Expo: October 29-30, 2013, Conference: October 28-30, 2013 | Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN MD&M Minneapolis MinnPack

Show Floor Presentations from 2013
Tech Theater

Get the full value of exposition admission by attending FREE theater sessions on the tradeshow floor!

We are excited to present the brand-new Tech Theater, which will offer the ultimate tradeshow experience. Take a moment to meet real-life masterminds, mingle with industry insiders, see products deconstructed, get tips from hard-core geeks, discover solutions to daily challenges, and more!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   Wednesday, October 30, 2013
10:10 am - 10:40 am Tech TalkReusable medical device reprocessing: Designing a successful cleaning validation

Dr. Michael Brady, Department Head, Microbiology Services, Toxikon Corporation
10:10 am - 10:40 am Tech TalkImproving medical devices with force sensing technology

Mark Lowe, Vice President of Sensor Business,Tekscan
10:45 am - 11:15 pm MastermindsThe world has changed: What are we going to do about it?

Frank Jaskulke, Director Membership, LifeScience Alley
11:00 am - 11:45 am Industry InsiderPanel discussion: Award winning medical device innovators

Moderator: Pamela L. Moore, Senior Vice President, Content & Strategy, UBM Canon
Dr. Andreas C. Pfahnl, Sc.D., Chief Technology Officer, Devicix, LLC
Daniel Dion, Principal Industrial Designer, Benchmark Electronics
Brad Slaker, Founder, DesignWise Medical Inc.
11:30 pm - 12:00 pm Tech Talk New parylene technologies for the conformal coating of medical devices

Dick Molin, Senior Medical Market Specialist, Specialty Coating Systems
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Industry InsiderWhen worlds collide: Medical devices meet consumer technology

William (Bill) Betten, Vice President of Business Solutions, Logic PD
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Geek Speak3D printing revolution

Susan York, North America Business Manager-Materials, Stratasys
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Tech TalkActive implants in the rehabilitation domain- Glass encapsulation a new platform

Jim Ohneck, Chief Marketing Officer, Valtronic
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Product TeardownFitbit flex teardown - A look inside designing the hottest wearable on the market

Eric Doster, Market Development Manager, Dozuki, a division of iFixit
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Tech TalkRecent advancements in silicone molding and drug eluting silicone components

Dr. James Arps, Director of Pharma Services, Promed Molded Products
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Tech Talk Custom medical connector design

Hank Mancini, Marketing Manager, Molex
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Product Teardown iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5c - Exploring the differences between the new low cost iPhone and its big brother

Eric Doster, Market Development Manager, Dozuki, a division of iFixit

Big ideas, inspiration, innovation and creativity—it's all here!
Industry Insider
Panels and discussions on key developments and changes in your industry
Product Teardowns
Peel back the layers of latest products and emerging technologies to get the inside story
Geek Speak
Solutions: focused sessions providing top tips and practical guides for your daily challenges
Tech Talk
Technology and product briefs from suppliers to showcase the newest revolutions and inventions


Admission is free. No RSVP; just arrive early to secure a seat.

If your company is interested in sponsoring a 30 minute Tech Talk, please click here for more information.