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AdvaMed and Biocom to Strategically Partner for The Digital Medtech Conference 2020


Mark Brager
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WASHINGTON and SAN DIEGO – February 10, 2020 – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and Biocom, the association representing the California life science industry, today announced a joint partnership to collaboratively produce The Digital Medtech Conference 2020. In combining Biocom’s DeviceFest and Digital Health Conference with AdvaMed’s Digital Medtech Conference, the single event will highlight the evolving digital medtech landscape and explore trends impacting the industry, all while bringing together key leaders from California and beyond. The conference will take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles from May 19-20, 2020.  

“The Digital Medtech Conference is where leading experts, innovators and key decision makers come together to discuss the critical technology and business issues facing today’s digital medtech community,” said Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of AdvaMed. “Our partnership with Biocom reflects the ways the digital medtech landscape is quickly growing and evolving, all of which will be highlighted during this year’s conference discussions and presentations.”   

“California is a global leader in the digital health world—a role that is rapidly expanding, as digital health and consumer-driven data are now at the forefront of health care,” said Joe Panetta, president and CEO of Biocom. “As the medtech and digital health industries continue to converge, our partnership with AdvaMed comes at an opportune time. In pooling our individual expertise and strengths together, The Digital Medtech Conference will give a comprehensive look at the latest trends and issues this sector faces.”

The Digital Medtech Conference will feature dynamic panels, keynote presentations and case studies covering the critical technology and business issues facing the development and deployment of digital health devices, tools and services. Renowned experts will share their thoughts and outlooks on the state of digital medtech, giving attendees a more comprehensive look into the convergence of the medical device and digital health sectors. For more information, visit the event website at


About AdvaMed

AdvaMed member companies produce the medical devices, diagnostic products and digital health technologies that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. AdvaMed members range from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and companies. For more information, visit

About Biocom

Biocom is the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. We work on behalf of more than 1,300 members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs.

Founded in 1995 in San Diego, Biocom provides the strongest public voice to research institutions and companies that fuel the local and state-wide economy. Our goal is simple: to help our members produce novel solutions that improve the human condition. In addition to our San Diego headquarters, Biocom operates core offices in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, satellite offices in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo, and has a continuous staff presence in Sacramento. Our broad membership benefits apply to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, genomics and diagnostics companies of all sizes, as well as to research universities and institutes, clinical research organizations, investors and service providers.

For more information on Biocom, please visit our website at Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter (@BIOCOMCA).