Philadelphia 2013 Events

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

Show Floor Presentations from 2013

Product teardowns, inspirational keynotes, industry panel debates, innovation briefs and more! 

Presentations for the upcoming 2015 event will be posted approximately three months prior to the event. Please bookmark this page and check back then.

Presentation Theater Schedule
Booth #1856

* Product teardowns highlighted in orange below.

Time Tuesday, June 18 Wednesday, June 19 Thursday, June 20

10:30 - 11:30am

Making Lean Work in Your Company

Terry Norris, CEO, LeanConsultingWorks

What Do World Class Innovators Do Jim CarrollThat Others Don't Do?

Jim Carroll, Author, Columnist, Futurist, Innovation and Trends Expert

Product Teardown and Comparison: Tablets: iPad Mini versus Nexus 7

William (Bill) Betten, Medical Technology Director, TechInsights

11:45 - 12:45pm

Teardown of the Galaxy S4

Andrew Goldberg, Technical Writer, Dozuki, the team behind iFixit

Aligned Partnerships: A Better Way to Design and Develop

Scott Jost, Vice President, Innovation & Design, Berlin Packaging

Reflecting on 30 years of MD&M East and the next 30 years of medical technology

Stephen B. Wilcox, Principal and Founder, Design Science

1:00 - 2:00pm

A future pill to swallow – Prescribing iPhone apps instead of medicine

Dr. David E. Albert, Founder of InnovAlarm, Lifetone Technology and AliveCor

PANEL: Ground breaking technology brought to you by the MDEA nominees

Moderator: Tor Alden, Principal, HS Design
Panelists: Jay Muse, Senior R&D Engineer, CR Bard
Essex D. Mitchell, Director of Marketing, Stryker
Kelly Schneiderman, Senior Global Product Manager, Covidien

Manufacturing's Holy Grail: A Practical Science for Executives and Managers

Mark Spearman, President and CEO, Factory Physics

*Time varies daily

PANEL: Women in MedTech and Design
*3:00 - 4:00 pm

Moderator: Pam Moore, Senior Vice President, Content & Strategy, UBM Canon
Panelists: Nancy Singer, President, Compliance Alliance LLC.
Sally Shankland, Executive Vice President, Group People & Culture Director, UBM Canon
Joanna Iribarren, Vention Medical Alicia Riehle, Industrial Designer/Design Researcher, Phillips-Medisize Corporation

Teardown of the Oculus Rift
*2:30 - 3:30 pm

Andrew Goldberg, Technical Writer, Dozuki, the team behind iFixit

Teardown of the GoPro Hero 3
*2:15 - 3:00 pm

Andrew Goldberg, Technical Writer, Dozuki, the team behind iFixit


Innovation Briefs Theater Schedule
Booth #957

Innovation Briefs

Presented by:


* Product teardowns highlighted in orange below.

Time Tuesday, June 18 Wednesday, June 19 Thursday, June 20

10:25 - 11:25am

Replacing the Binder-Interactive, Visual Instructions

Dozuki, the team behind iFixit

The Medical Device Outsourcing Landscape - Current and Future Trends


Collecting True Takt Time

Dozuki, the team behind iFixit

11:30 - 11:55am

Current Trends in Chemical Characterization

WuXi AppTec

Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) - Housings and Covers for Medical Instruments

Premold Corp.

Explore Gamma - Bridging the gap between medical device design and gamma sterilization


12:00 - 12:25pm

Recent Advancements in Silicone Molding and Drug Eluting Silicone Components

Promed, Pharma LLC

New Trends in Cleaning and Disinfection Validations for Reusable Devices

Nelson Laboratories, Inc.

Maximizing the Value of Your Business

Business Mergers and Acquisitions

12:30 - 12:55pm

Considerations in Selecting a System Integrator

FANUC Robotics America

Biocompatibility Explained: A Simple Understanding to a Complex Topic

Toxikon Corporation

Designing a Cleaning Study for Reusable Devices

WuXi AppTec

1:00 - 1:25pm

Combination Products: What You Need to Know

MicroTest Laboratories

Current Innovations with Radiation Sterilization

Nelson Laboratories, Inc.


1:30 - 1:55pm

Low Temperature Sterilization: Discussion of Current Methods including Nitrogen Dioxide

Noxilizer, Inc.

SCS to Introduce New Antimicrobial Parylene Technology

Specialty Coating Systems

2:00 - 2:25pm

Medical Instrument Structural Enclosures and Cabinetry using RIM (Reaction Injection Molding)

Armstrong Mold

Cool Tech Tools for Manufacturers

CompuData Inc.

2:30 - 2:55pm

Animas OneTouch Ping Intelligent Glucose Management System


Product Teardown and Comparison-Phones: iPhone5 versus Galaxy S4


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