LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group today announced its leading brands, MD+DI (Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry) magazine, MPMN (Medical Product Manufacturing News), and OrthoTec, will host a virtual event focusing on progressive trends in the design of implantable medical devices for design engineers and medical device manufacturers.
The virtual event will take place on January 26, 2011, from 11am until 5pm Eastern time. Registration is now available. The combined virtual conference and tradeshow offers attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact directly with industry experts and technology providers via a keynote address by an industry luminary, sessions focused on orthopedic and cardio applications directly followed by Q&A opportunities, live chat sessions, and a panel discussion. This topic-specific, focused environment is available directly from virtually anywhere an attendee has computer online access. Topics to be covered include: Power management, innovative materials, implant acceptance, and infection prevention. Current session titles consist of: Advances in Implant Design and Development, The Implant Surface and Beyond, Biomaterials That Won't Skip a Beat, and Innovation in Implantable Device Design.
The virtual exhibition hall will house booths manned by suppliers and service providers to the implantable device industry. Booths will be equipped with white papers, videos, brochures, and live chat capabilities that provide implantable device OEMs with the opportunity to engage with suppliers and gather educational information. <