Join us in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 6th for the new, expanded DeviceTalks experience!

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of producing industry leading events, MassDevice, the online journal of the global medical device industry and Medical Design & Outsourcing magazine are excited to introduce the new and improved DeviceTalks at our Minnesota show.

Due to popular demand, we’ve expanded our program to include more panels, workshops and plenary sessions, which will expand your professional network.

Join us for panels on trends in manufacturing, product development, venture capital, intellectual property buttressed around two plenary sessions featuring leaders from the Minnesota medtech community. As always, there is plenty of terrific networking opportunities to mingle with the best of the best in the industry.

Take a look at our agenda and join us along with senior leaders from AdvaMed, Medtronic, Rebiotix, Smiths Medical, Protolabs, Minnetronix, Greenberg Traurig, MPR Associates and many, many more.

Featured Speakers

Benson F. Smith

Chairman, President and CEO, Teleflex Incorporated

Bob Armstrong

Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Smiths Medical

David Dykeman

Shareholder and Patent Attorney, Greenberg Traurig

Dirk Smith

Co-Founder, Minnetronix

Eric Claude

Vice President, MPR Product Development

Jeffery A. McCaulley

President & CEO, Smiths Medical

Jon Pearce

CEO & Co-Founder, Zipnosis

Justin Noznesky

Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, AtriCure

Lee Jones

Founder, CEO, Rebiotix

Philip J. Ebeling

Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, St. Jude Medical

Randall Schiestl

Vice President of Research & Development, Global Technology, Boston Scientific Corporation

Shaye Mandle

President & CEO, Medical Alley

Sheri Dodd

Vice President & General Manager, Medtronic


Monday, June 6

1:00pm: Registration, networking reception
1:30pm: CEO Panel & Lunch featuring leaders from Medtronic, Rebiotix, Smiths Medical and St. Jude Medical
2:30pm: Networking break


  • Executive Track: Medtech 2025: What does the industry look like in 10 years?
  • Product Development Track: Industry 4.0 and its impact on medical device development

4:15pm: Networking break
4:30pm: Finding your value proposition: A product development workshop
4:45pm: Executive Track: Hot Topic: M&A, IP and Product Liability Trends impacting medtech
6:15pm: Networking Reception
7:00pm: Sit down dinner reception
7:15pm: Founders Story: A conversation with Jon Pearce, CEO and Co-Founder of Zipnosis
7:45pm: Featured Interview: Inside Teleflex Medical with Benson Smith

View the full Minnesota 2016 schedule & directory


Science Museum of Minnesota
120 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102
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