(PRWEB) June 10, 2014
DeviceTalks, a live interview series featuring thought leaders from the $126 billion medical technology industry, launches its 2014 season on June 24 in St. Paul, Minn.
DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders, an exchanging of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. Formerly known as the Big 100, the series is held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities. DeviceTalks is hosted by MassDevice.com, the online journal of record for the medical device industry, which provides hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.
The 2014 DeviceTalks lineup includes senior leaders from 3M, B.Braun, Covidien, Haemonetics, Masimo, Medtronic and St. Jude Medical and features innovators from the next wave of cutting edge companies such as 480 Biomedical, Arsenal Medical, BIOM, CVRx and MC10.
“Our 2014 series focuses on the future of healthcare innovation post healthcare reform “ MassDevice publisher Brian Johnson said. “We’ll explore how the U.S. government’s focus on ‘cutting the cost curve’ has impacted innovation curve from the perspective of companies of all sizes. In addition, we’ll gather insights on several key markets for medtech from the front lines of bionics, blood management, diabetes, renal denervation for hypertension, mhealth, flexible materials, patient monitoring and patient safety.”
For the kickoff event in St. Paul, MassDevice is proud to partner with Lifescience Alley, a Minnesota-based trade association serving over 680 member organizations in the medical device, diagnostics and biotechnology space.
“LifeScience Alley is thrilled to be supporting the kick-off of the DeviceTalks series in Minneapolis this summer,” said Shaye Mandle, president and CEO of LifeScience Alley. “Minnesota boasts a long history as the world’s leading medical technology community and looks forward to working with MassDevice.com to showcase true thought leaders examining the future of our industry.”
For a full list of speakers for this year and previous years go to http://www.devicetalks.com.
DeviceTalks 2014 series sponsors include AdvaMed 2014, Greenberg Traurig and J29 Associates.
Platinum event sponsors include aptitude, LLC , LifeScience Alley, KHJ, MPR and Sparta Systems.
For more information on becoming a sponsor contact Brian Johnson at brian(at)massdevice(dot)com.
MassDevice.com provides news and information for the medical device industry and the companies that drive it. Recognized throughout the MedTech industry as a go-to source for originally reported, quality news coverage, MassDevice.com reaches more than 75,000 readers each month through its flagship website and email newsletters.
Since 2009, it has been the online journal of the medical devices industry, with hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them, and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.