2018 Agenda

Agenda

Thursday, May 31, 2018
7:15 - 8:00 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

Sponsored By: Korn Ferry

8:00 - 8:05 AM

Welcome Remarks

Tom Salemi, Content Director  – Healthegy

8:05 - 8:20 AM

Co-Chair’s Opening Remarks

Stacy Enxing Seng, Venture Partner & Independent Director – Lightstone Ventures

8:20 - 8:30 AM

Where the Dollars Are Going in Medtech

Jonathan Norris, Managing Director – Silicon Valley Bank

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Fireside Chat: Strategic Intentions

Karen Parkhill, EVP & CFO – Medtronic

Interviewed By:
Stacy Enxing Seng, Venture Partner & Independent Director – Lightstone Ventures

9:00 - 9:10 AM

The Medtech Conference Survey

9:10 - 9:40 AM

When Investors Say Yes …& Why

Participants:
Sam Chawla, Portfolio Manager – Perceptive Advisors
Jason Lettmann, General Partner – Lightstone Ventures
Jon Wood, Investment Analyst – T. Rowe Price Associates

Moderated By:
Leslie Trigg, President & CEO – Outset Medical

9:40 - 10:20 AM

Breakout Sessions - Intimate Discussions on the Strategies of Running a Successful Company

1. Are You Ready if the Feds Come Knocking: Lessons from a CEO Who Fought Back & Won

Howard Root, Retired CEO – Vascular Solutions 

Interviewed By:
Mark DuVal, JD, President & CEO – DuVal & Associates

2. Building a Winning Team

Robert Palmisano, President & CEO – Wright Medical Technology

Interviewed By:
David Vied, Global Sector Leader, Medical Devices & Diagnostics – Korn Ferry

3. Growing Your Business Through Smart Commercialization Strategies

Christina Cool, Manager – Baker Tilly
David Gregory, Principal, Life Sciences/Healthcare Consulting Leader – Baker Tilly

4. Successful CEOs Share the Dos and Don’ts of Forging a Strategic Relationship

Steve Goedeke, President & CEO – Cardionomic
Dennis Wahr, MD, President & CEO – Nuvaira
Steven Wedan, CEO – Imricor 

Moderated By:
Patrice Kloss, Partner, Medical Technology Practice Group – Fox Rothschild

5. The Reality for Medtech Companies Post Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

Crystal Golob Lindholm, International Tax Senior Manager – RSM US
Joe Wessbecker, Senior Manager – RSM US

10:20 - 10:45 AM

Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

Sponsored By: Navigant

10:45 - 10:50 AM

Medtech Policy Update

Erik Paulsen, U.S. Congressman  – Minnesota's 3rd District

10:50 - 11:20 AM

Where Robotics, Genomics & Other New Tech Are Taking Us

Participants:
Fred Moll, MD, CEO – Auris Health
Robin Thurston, CEO – Helix

Moderated By:
Andrew Cleeland, CEO – Fogarty Institute for Innovation

11:20 - 11:55 AM

Medtech CEOs Share Stories & Lessons

Participants:
Scott Drake, CEO – Spectranetics
Doug Godshall, President & CEO – Shockwave Medical
Robert Palmisano, President & CEO – Wright Medical Technology

Moderated By:
J.P. Peltier, Global Group Head, Healthcare Investment Banking – Piper Jaffray

11:55 - 12:05 PM

The Medtech Conference Survey

Presented By: Navigant

12:05 - 12:35 PM

How Do Providers View Medtech as a Patient Solution?

Nancy Schlichting, Retired CEO – Henry Ford Health System

Interviewed By:
Brett Wall, SVP & President, Brain Therapies – Medtronic

12:35 PM

Lunch Commences

Sponsored By: Fox Rothschild

12:35 - 1:45 PM

Medtech Conference Dealmaker Award Presentation & Interview

Presented By:
Tom Letscher, Partner, Co-Chair Med Tech Practice Group – Fox Rothschild

Award Recipient:
Dave Amerson, President and CEO – Teleflex Interventional Urology

Interviewed By:
Justin Klein, MD, JD, Partner – NEA

1:45 - 2:30 PM

The Impact of Data, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence on the Medtech Industry

Participants:
Fabien Beckers, PhD, CEO & Co-Founder – Arterys
David Van Sickle, CEO & Co-Founder – Propeller Health
Christine Tsien Silvers, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer – HealthReveal
Kenneth Stein, MD, SVP & Chief Medical Officer, Rhythm Management & Global Health Policy – Boston Scientific

Moderated By:
Lisa Suennen, Senior Managing Director, Healthcare – GE Ventures

2:30 - 2:40 PM

The Medtech Conference Survey

Presented By: RSM US

2:40 - 3:10 PM

Waging a Successful War for Reimbursement

J. Robert Paulson, President & CEO – NxThera
John Stevens, MD, Chairman & CEO – HeartFlow

Interviewed By:
Bill Facteau, President & CEO – Earlens

3:10 - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

Sponsored By: Navigant

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Penumbra: Building a Start-Up into a Multi-Billion Dollar Business

Adam Elsesser, CEO – Penumbra

Interviewed By:
Angela Macfarlane, CEO – ForSight Labs

4:00 - 4:30 PM

How Can Start-Ups Get the Most Out of Working with Strategics?

Participants:
Adam Berman, President & CEO – TVA Medical
Conor Hanley, PhD, CEO – FIRE1
Kevin Hykes, President & CEO – Relievant Medsystems

Moderated By:
Anne Sissel, VP, Ventures – Baxter International

4:30 - 4:40 PM

Co-Chair’s Closing Remarks

Leslie Trigg, President & CEO – Outset Medical

4:45 - 6:00 PM

Networking Reception

Seven Steakhouse & Sushi
700 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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