MedTech Association Announces Keynotes for MEDTECH 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

MedTech Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Joan Fallon, founder and CEO of Curemark and Sen. Kay R. Hagan (D-NC), senior policy consultant at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and former U.S. Senator, have been selected as the keynote speakers for MEDTECH 2016, the leading bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) conference on September 26 – 28 in Albany, N.Y.  Jim Clemmer, president and CEO of AngioDynamics, is also addressing select attendees at the private Executive Breakfast at the conference.

Dr. Fallon, recently recognized as an industry visionary and one of the PM360 ELITE 100 most influential people in healthcare, is a specialist and industry leader in pediatric development, and has been at the forefront of research for autism and other related disorders.  Dr. Fallon’s session, scheduled for Tuesday, September 27 at 9:10am EDT, will chronicle her journey from pediatrics to Curemark, focusing on the key issues and ethical practices that impact how entrepreneurs and executives address innovation in running their business.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Fallon share her incredible experiences in how ongoing innovation and research is positively impacting the lives of so many people.  Dr. Fallon continues to disrupt and innovate in her field of work, and act as a pre-eminent role for other women and entrepreneurs to impact change and make a difference in her community,” says Jessica Crawford, President, MedTech Association.  

Sen. Hagan serves as a senior policy consultant in the public law and policy practice at Akin Gump, advising clients on public policy issues, including health care and education.  Sen. Hagan has more than 16 years’ experience holding elected office in both the U.S. Senate and the North Carolina Senate, championing legislation to aid businesses and improve healthcare and education, and remains active supporting local and national election campaigns. During her term as U.S. Senator, Sen. Hagan served on four Senate committees including the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. In Sen. Hagan’s session, scheduled for Tuesday, September 27 at 12:00pm EDT, she will share her views on the impact that the upcoming presidential election will have on the future of healthcare. 

 “Sen. Hagan has a long-standing and rich record on healthcare policy, making her a tremendous asset to guide the discussion on how firms can best respond to the upcoming election.  We are very pleased to have Sen. Hagan share her views and first-hand knowledge,” says Ms. Crawford.      

Mr. Clemmer is a 25-year veteran of the medical device industry and recently joined AngioDynamics, a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology based out of Latham, N.Y. In his invite-only executive session, Mr. Clemmer will share his experiences, insights and expectations on the future of both the healthcare industry and AngioDynamics.

 “AngioDynamics is a testament to how companies can embrace opportunities to innovate and deliver improved patient care and corporate growth.  We are very excited to have a leader of Jim’s caliber participate and share his thoughts with our members,” says Ms. Crawford.

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MEDTECH 2016 is sponsored by CONMED Corporation and many other leading organizations in the Bio/Med community. 

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