The Medical Alley Innovation Summit Minneapolis 2017 – Sept. 18-19 — Agenda

September 18th - 19th, 2017 Marriott Hotel City Center — Minneapolis, MN

Day 1 - Monday, September 18, 2017

TimesAgenda Item
1:00-1:30pmRegistration - Ballroom Foyer
1:30-1:35pmWelcome Address

• Shaye Mandle, President & CEO, Medical Alley Association
• David Cassak, Editor-in-Chief, The MedTech Strategist
Managing Partner, Innovation In Medtech LLC
• Stephen Levin, Editor-in-Chief, The MedTech Strategist
Managing Partner, Innovation In Medtech LLC
1:35-2:05pmKeynote Address

William Cohn, M.D., VP, Medical Devices and Director, Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center, Johnson & Johnson
2:05-2:10pmSponsor Moderator: Medmarc
2:10-3:00pm5 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
3:00-3:20pmNetworking Break
Speaker Breakout Session
3:20-4:20pmCorporate Panel: "Investment Today from the Board Room: A Look at Corporate Financing in the Medical Device Space"

• Edward Andrle, Vice President Strategy & Business Development, LivaNova
Additional Panelists TBA
Moderator: David Cassak, Co-Editor-In-Chief, The MedTech Strategist
4:20-4:25pmSponsor Moderator: PMI (Presenting companies in this session will have breakout tables at Reception)
4:25-5:15pm5 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
5:15-5:25pmSponsor Session: “The Reimbursement Top Ten”
Key Elements to Ensure Coverage and Payment for a New Technology

So where does one begin due diligence to determine the current reimbursement landscape of their product? This presentation will focus on the key drivers of reimbursement and the critical elements to incorporate into a well-designed reimbursement strategy.

Kelli Hallas, Executive Vice President, Emerson Consultants
5:25-7:00pmNetworking Reception & Speaker Breakout Session followed by Workshop Session hosted by Fox Rothschild

(Note: Program updates posted regularly; subject to change.)

Day 2 - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

TimesAgenda Item
7:30-8:00amRegistration & Continental Breakfast – Ballroom Foyer
8:05-8:35amPayer/Provider Panel Discussion
8:35-8:40amSponsor Moderator: Fox Rothschild
8:40-9:40am6 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
9:40-10:00amNetworking Break
Speaker Breakout Session
10:00-10:10amSponsor Session: “Harnessing the Power of Your Data to Improve Clinical Outcomes”

Philippe Kassab, President genae Americas
Sponsor Moderator: genae
10:10-11:00am5 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
11:00-11:20amNetworking Break
Speaker Breakout Session
11:20am-12:15pmVC Panel: "Opportunism vs. Commitment in Venture Capital Medtech Funding"

• Louis Cannon, Founder, Senior Managing Director, BioStar Ventures
• Thomas Shehab, Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures
• Kathleen Tune, Partner, Cross River Healthcare Partners

Moderator: Stephen Levin, Co-Editor-In-Chief, The MedTech Strategist
1:25-1:30pmSponsor Moderator
1:30-2:30pm6 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
2:30-2:50pmNetworking Break
Speaker Breakout Session
2:50-3:40pmSpotlight Session: "War Stories from the Frontline: CEO/Entrepreneur Perspective"

Moderator: Stephen Levin, Co-Editor-In-Chief, The MedTech Strategist
3:40-3:45pmSponsor Moderator (Speaker Breakout during Reception)
3:45-4:45pm6 Start-Up Company Presentations (TBA)
4:45-6:00pmClosing Reception and Speaker Breakout

(Note: Program updates posted regularly; subject to change.)