Philadelphia 2013 Events

We will return to Philadelpha in 2015. In the meantime, visit us in New York in 2014!

Notable Event Features from 2013!

LIVE Product Teardowns Daily
iFixitPresentation Theater – Booth 1856

Presented by a Representative from Dozuki, the team behind iFixit, UBM TechInsights& UBM TechInsights.

  • The Galaxy S4
  • The Oculus Rift
  • Tablets: iPad Mini versus Nexus 7
  • The Nest Thermostat
  • Phones: iPhone5 versus Galaxy S4

See Full Schedule Here, teardown sessions highlighted.

Presentation Theater
Booth 1856

Tuesday, June 18
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Lean 101
Terry Norris, CEO, LeanConsultingWorks

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A future pill to swallow – Prescribing iPhone apps instead of medicine
Dr. David E. Albert, Founder, InnovAlarm, Lifetone Technology and AliveCor

3:00 - 4:00 pm
PANEL: Women in MedTech and Design
Moderator: Pam Moore, Senior Vice President, Content & Strategy, UBM Canon
Panelists: Nancy Singer, President, Compliance Alliance LLC.
Sally Shankland, CEO,
Joanna Iribarren,
Vention Medical
Alicia Riehle, Industrial Designer/Design Researcher,
Phillips-Medisize Corporation

Wednesday, June 19
10:30 am - 11:30 am
What do world class innovators do that others don't do?
Jim Carroll, Author, Columnist, Futurist, Innovation and Trends Expert

11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Aligned Partnerships: A Better Way to Design and Develop
Scott Jost, Vice President, Innovation & Design, Berlin Packaging

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PANEL: Ground breaking technology brought to you by the MDEA nominees
Moderator: Heather Thompson, Editor-in-Chief, MD+DI
Panelists: Jay Muse, Senior R&D Engineer, CR Bard
Essex D Mitchell, Director of Marketing,
Kelly Schneiderman, Senior Global Product Manager,

Thursday, June 20
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Reflecting on 30 years of MD&M East and the next
30 years of medical technology

Steve Wilcox, Principal and Founder, Design Science

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manufacturing's Holy Grail: A Practical Science
for Executives and Managers

Mark Spearman, President and CEO, Factory Physics

See Full Schedule Here

All-Day Classroom: Sterilization Validation & Biocompatibility Testing
Wednesday, June 19 | Requires separate free registration

Back by popular demand! Attend a series of educational presentations on sterilization validation and biocompatibility testing. The classes take place on June 19 at the MD&M East Conference & Expo. This event was held at MD&M West earlier this year, and over 150 industry professionals attended!

Amazingly this event is free, thanks to the generosity of Nelson Laboratories. You can see more about this event HERE. Space is limited, so register for free now.

Hosted by:
Nelson Laboratories


Mobile AppNEW Planning and Networking Tools
Plan your time at the event and connect with other like-minded peers using our new desktop portal and mobile app! Details at:

Enjoy Coffee, Popcorn, and Networking
Visit our coffee bar in booth 654 for free coffee in the morning and popcorn in the afternoon, compliments of UBM Canon.

Fresh Ideas & Solutions

Discover NEW Products as They Are Launched
Test drive the technologies of tomorrow and find fresh ideas around
every corner.
Innovation Briefs TheatreInnovation Briefs Theater in booth 957 on the show floor for concise, complimentary presentations by industry experts. See full schedule.

See Over 1,000 Suppliers
Find suppliers you have been trying to catch up with,
Suppliersand some you didn’t know existed.

Create Custom Solutions
You Won't Find Online

Anything is possible when you sit down face-to-face
with knowledgeable partners

Award Ceremonies

15th Anniversary of the Medical Design Excellence Awards
MDEA LogoThe Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) honor the highest caliber medical devices on the market today, and celebrates the achievements of those responsible for the groundbreaking innovations changing the face of MedTech today.

NEW! EastPack Hosts the 2013 IoPP AmeriStar Package Awards and Visionary Awards
Join us in celebrating the most ground-breaking packaging of the year at the IoPP Awards and the people Visionary Awards of packaging who show vision and leadership at the 2013 Visionary Awards. Register for the dual ceremony on June 19.

Visit the MDEA & IoPP Awards Showcase Areas in the lobby of Hall B.

Additional Learning Opportunities
Requires separate registration

New Seminars

MEDTEC Innovate SeminarsThese 8 interactive learning sessions are led by the most innovative thought-leaders relevant to those in the medical device industry.

Advanced Manufacturing SeminarsDiscover the latest developments and technological innovations to shape the ever-evolving design & manufacturing field.

EastPack SeminarsGather the focused and in-depth information you and your business need on the latest technologies and trends in packaging as well as the implementable solutions to your top packaging challenges.

Conferences Sessions You Can't Afford to Miss!

MD&M East ConferenceThe newly reformatted MD&M East Conference covers everything you need to know from concept development to supplier management, giving you essential updates to successfully manage every step in product development efficiently and cost effectively.

PharmapackThe two-day Pharmapack Conference examines packaging design, materials and compliance strategies which will lead your company to reach innovative and cost effective solutions.

PLASTEC EastNew for 2013, signup for one of our plastics related educational seminars running during the event.


EastPack EastPack PLASTEC East Atlantic Design & Manufacturing MD&M East ATX West Pharmapack North America Sustainability in Manufacturing