Medical Device Manufacturing Summit

Organization: marcus evans

Venue: Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Location: Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 18, 2013 End Date/Time: Nov 19, 2013
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The Medical Manufacturing Summit will equip senior-level executives from the world’s leading medical device, medical technology and diagnostic device companies with renewed industry focus, characterized by innovative knowledge sharing and expert insights, providing the tools to address the challenges associated with regulation and change in the industry.

This program will explore and highlight the manufacturing strategies and best practices that drive operational excellence in this industry while maintaining continual quality assurance and regulatory compliance in this ever-evolving marketplace. Topics to be covered on the program include but are not limited to issues surrounding the automation of manufacturing operations to enhance regulatory compliance and improve product throughput, outsourcing optimization and medical device risk management.

Key issues for 2013 include:

Changing Regulatory Environment – Interpreting FDA regulations Medical Device Tax of 2013 – What can we expect and implications of the tax Global Healthcare Market – Staying abreast of the markets and increasing global competitiveness Supply Chain Management – Effective supply management systems Software Systems – Defining the software development lifecycle Micro-molding versus Outsourcing – Managing operations in a global environment Inter-Departmental Cohesion – Maximizing the flow of information, materials and knowledge Lean NPD – Applying basic principles of lean manufacturing to NPD and optimizing time-to-market Control of Contract Manufacturing – Partner selection and the implications to your brand CAPA Systems – Implementing efficient CAPA systems to reduce error, redundancy and facilitate audits  

Key speakers include:

John Mazzola, Staff VP of Manufacturing Operations, CR Bard Inc.      Philip Miller, VP NA R&D, Essilor International SA      Dana J. Landry, PhD, NPDP, Senior Director R&D and Innovation Council Manager, Covidien      Jennifer Ikeda, VP, R&D Innovation Strategy, Baxter International      Ismael Villarreal, Director of Operations, Cardinal Health Inc. 


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