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AdvaMed Welcomes 3,000-plus Attendees from 38 Countries to Boston for The Medtech Conference

BOSTON, MA – Massachusetts Gov. Charles Baker, CMS Administrator Seema Verma and NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton are among the world-class speakers taking the plenary stage at The Medtech Conference – the premier annual gathering of the medical technology industry – Sept. 23-25 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

This year The Medtech Conference will bring together more than 3,000 attendees from across the health care industry – including leading medtech executives, policymakers, VC investors and hospital administrators – to network, conduct business and share insights on the future of health care. In addition to four plenary sessions, the event includes more than 100 educational sessions featuring more than 350 speakers and a 150-company exhibit hall. 

“The theme of this year’s Conference is ‘Improving Health Care. Improving Lives.’ So we’re especially excited to be here in Boston to showcase the value of medical technology to our health care system,” said Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of AdvaMed. “The Boston area is home to incredible companies creating innovative solutions to our health care challenges. We appreciate the opportunity to be here with so many other tremendous companies and innovators from around the world who are dedicated to advancing medical technology on behalf of the patients we serve.”

The plenary sessions at The Medtech Conference this year feature a mix of insightful policy discussions, innovative technologies and inspiring patient stories: 

Monday, Sept. 23 – 3:30-5:00 pm 

Tuesday, Sept. 24 – 12:30-2:00 pm 

Tuesday, Sept. 24 – 3:45-5:00 pm 

Wednesday, Sept. 25 – 12:30-2:00 pm 

Other highlights of The Medtech Conference include:  the CDRH Town Hall, featuring the latest inside information from the leadership of FDA’s device center; the CEOs Unplugged Stage; the Medtech Innovator Showcase; the Medtech Exec Talks Stage; Partnering Meetings, the Innovation Pavilion; and the Patient Pavilion.

To learn more about The Medtech Conference and to register for the event, visit Once registered, full access registrants will be able to download Medtech Connect – a desktop portal and mobile networking platform for scheduling one-on-one meetings, searching for other attendees, requesting meetings based on mutually agreeable times and building a personalized conference schedule.