Event Date/Time: Apr 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 08, 2009
Registration Date: Mar 31, 2009
Early Registration Date: Feb 27, 2009
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Speaker Highlights

Catherine M. Cook, J.D., serves as Acting Associate Director for Regulations and Policy at FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Ms. Cook will provide symposium attendees with important and timely updates and insights on medical device regulatory issues at the federal level.
Ms. Cook previously served at FDA as Associate Chief Counsel for Biologics and Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement, where she concentrated on criminal matters. Ms. Cook received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

Mark Leahey is Executive Director for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association in Washington, DC that represents nearly 200 research-driven medical technology companies.Mark will present an extensive update o the expectations of the 111th Congress as well as the national issues facing our industry.

Opening Reception will offer valuable networking opportunities with companies and colleagues of Florida’s medical device community – the nation’s second largest!

Chris Delporte of Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) will lead a discussion panel on recent trends in medical device product development and manufacturer outsourcing.

Robert Dormer of Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, PC will discuss FDA practices, laws and rules as it pertains to medical devices.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Attendee Registration

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Geary Havran, Chairman, FMMC

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Keynote:
Catherine Cook, J.D.,
Associate Director for Regulations and Policy, FDA

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. General Session – Law Firm
Robert Dormer, J.D., Founding Member, Hyman Phelps, & McNamara PC

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. General Session – Industry Panel on Regulatory Issues
Dr. Rick Hunter, President & CEO, FTSI
Robert Dormer J.D., Founding Member, Hyman Phelps, & McNamara PC
Catherine Cook, J.D.,
Associate Director for Regulations and Policy, FDA

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception & Vendor Display Opening

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. General Session – Florida Legislative Update
John Ray, President, John Ray Consulting, LLC

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session – DC Update
Mark Leahey, Executive Director, Medical Device Manufacturers Association

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. General Session – Product Design & Innovation
Kamal Ayoub, PhD, Vice President of Operational Excellence, Covidien

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. General Session – Exporting / CE Mark
Paul Brooks, Vice President & Country Manager, BSI Product Services

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. General Session – Outsourcing Panel (with Vendors)
Chris Delporte, Group Editor, Medical Product Outsourcing &
Orthopedic Design and Technologies
Chris Oleksy, President, ATEK Medical
Thomas Osypka, President & CEO, Oscor Inc.

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. General Session – Entrepreneurship Panel
Jim Failor, President, Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) Tampa Bay
Darren Rubin, MS, MBA, Founder, Advanced Respiratory Technologies
Tom Stockdale, COO, Parses Inc.
Kathryn DeLaurentis, Founder & Managing Partner, Fourier Designs

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Geary Havran, Chairman, FMMC

4:00 p.m. Adjourn

**Schedule subject to change


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