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Cybersecurity Summit

November 2, 2017
Washington, DC
Digital Health

The AdvaMed Cybersecurity Summit brings together experts across the device security spectrum. Experts will provide in-depth and timely updates on the state of medical device cybersecurity, including issues related to FDA requirements and cybersecurity management practices.

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Agenda topics to include:

  • Update on current cybersecurity activities  from FDA and Congressional officials
  • The mindset of a hacker: demo of security analysis
  • Medical device cybersecurity standards
  • Software bills of material
  • Scoring a medical device cybersecurity vulnerability
  • China cybersecurity update
  • Authenticating medical device data

Speakers include:

  • Suzanne Schwartz, Associate Director for Science & Strategic Partnerships, CDRH, FDA
  • Seth Carmody, Cybersecurity Project Manager, FDA
  • Fred Cox, Director, Information Security, Varian Medical Systems
  • Stephanie Domas, Lead Medical Device Security Engineer, Battelle
  • Chuck Farlow, Program Director, Regulatory Affairs, Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure 
  • Bill Hagestad, Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer, Smiths Medical
  • Ken Hoyme, Director, Product and Engineering Systems Security, Boston Scientific
  • Diane Johnson, Senior Director, North America Regulatory Affairs Policy and Intelligence, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson
  • JB Keum, Senior Manager, Medical Device Safety and Security Practice Portfolio Co-Lead, Deloitte
  • Zach Rothstein, Associate Vice President of Technology & Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed
  • Elizabeth Pika Sharp, Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Federal Government Affairs, AdvaMed
  • Riley Swinehart, Vice President of Government Affairs, AdvaMed
  • Jessica Wilkerson, Professional Staff, House Energy & Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
  • Rob Suarez, Director, Product Security, Becton Dickinson
  • Mike Nelson, VP, Healthcare Solutions, Digicert
  • Colin Morgan, Director, R&D & Product Security, Johnson & Johnson
  • Murali Mani, Director of Compliance, Privacy, Data Governance and Clinical Development, IBM
  • Scott Nichols, Beckman Coulter
  • Michael MNeil, Global Product Security & Services Officer, Philips
  • More to be announced

The Westin Washington DC City Center
1400 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

We are offering a special hotel rate for this event. Click here to make your reservation today   
Room rate:  $269
Room block:  Nov. 1 and Nov. 2
Cut-off date for reservations:  Oct. 11, 2017 (5:00 pm EST)

Registration Fees

AdvaMed Member Registration: $795.00

Accel Member Registration: $695.00

Government and Non-Profit Registration: $495.00

Non-Member Registration: $995.00

Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellations must be received via email to sends e-mail). Cancellations received 10 business days or more prior to the start of the program are eligible for a full refund. There will be no refunds for cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to the start of the program, including "no shows". 

We welcome substitutions in lieu of cancellations at any time. Please contact us at sends e-mail) with the substitute's registration information. All cancellation refunds will be processed within 30 business days from date cancellation request is received.

Topics and speakers are subject to change without notice. AdvaMed reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any program, and the full registration fee will be refunded or applied to the rescheduled program in accordance with the registrant's preference. In the event of cancelled programs, AdvaMed assumes no responsibility for transportation, hotel, or other expenses incurred by registrants.