DeviceTalks Live! Research Triangle @ Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Feb 29 @ 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MassDevice.com and Medical Design & Outsourcing magazine, along with the CED Life Sciences Conference and in cojunction with the Southeast Medical Device Association present DeviceTalks in Research Triangle.

Launched in 2011, DeviceTalks is celebrating its 5th year as the industry’s premiere live interview event by kicking off our season in a new location of Raleigh, North Carolina. We’re thrilled to bring home some of the area’s biggest contributors to the medical device industry for an evening with the best of Research Triangle’s medtech industry.

Each DeviceTalks event features workshops, networking and dinner held in a single afternoon format.

Preliminary Agenda 

3:30-4:00: Registration, networking reception

4:00-5:30: Discussion Panel hosted by AdvaMed Women’s Executive Network  featuring medtech execs

5:30-7:00: Networking and dinner reception

7:00-8:30: Interviews and CEO panel

CED Life Science Conference @ Raleigh Convention Center
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm

As one of the leading life science gatherings in the nation, the CED Life Science Conference attracts nearly 1,000 participants each year and boasts globally recognized industry leaders as speakers, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors. As an attendee, you’ll meet innovative thinkers and companies from across the life science landscape, representing biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, diagnostics, drug delivery, and AgBio. The conference features a first-in-class program agenda, a demo room for emerging companies and university tech transfer groups, special workshops & content for entrepreneurs, and ample networking for the vibrant life science community that exists in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.

University of Florida’s – A Celebration of Innovation Startup Showcase @ Hilton University of Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Early Bird Registration is OPEN!  Save $20.00 by registering now!!

The University of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders at transferring world-class research to partners who turn these discoveries into commercial products that make the world a better place. If you are an investor, entrepreneur or other interested party who has the resources needed to partner with us, we hope you will join us at A Celebration of Innovation, UF’s tenth annual startup showcase, on March 8, 2016.

A Celebration of Innovation is a unique opportunity to see startup companies commercializing the latest life science, medical device, and cutting-edge technologies generated as a result of the more than $700 million in research conducted annually at UF. Those interested in licensing, commercializing, investing or otherwise becoming involved with getting new discoveries to the marketplace will want to mark their calendars to attend.

You can find the latest information on panelists and presenting companies on the agenda page.

Celebration of Biotechnology @ Progress Park
May 12 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Now in its 13th year, this annual outdoor event attracts more than 500 industry & life science professionals to Progress Park each year!

The Celebration offers bus tours of the local biotech community, informative exhibits, music, food and great networking opportunities!

This event is at no charge and open to the public.

SEMDA Conference @ Music City Center
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – May 19 @ 2:00 pm

The focus of the conference is “Who’s Going to Pay for my Technology: Making the Value Case to Stakeholders.” Many of the sessions and plenary speakers will share their knowledge and experience on the strategies to turn a great idea into a great business.

New this year, we will be hosting an Informal Music/Networking Reception on Tuesday, May 17, the evening before formal programming begins. If you will be in Nashville that evening, please plan to join us!

Pitch Rounds Return! After positive reviews in 2015, we will match innovators and investors to be sure presenting companies get the most value out of the meeting.

We heard your feedback and we’ll provide more opportunities for all attendees to interact with Pitch Round Companies. We’re working with the conference planning team to provide more interaction with our innovators. More details to come!

Free One-on-One Partnering. The partnering program allows you to promote your company before and after the Conference, and to schedule meetings while at the Conference.

Save on registration with membership. You’ll save $100 on registration as a member of SEMDA, so JOIN TODAY.