Come join the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Los Angeles Chapter at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles as we explore the intersection between medicine and healthcare innovation. Learn about the new Innovation Studio at CHLA and the future strategic vision from its Chief Innovation Officer, Omkar Kulkarni. Hear physician entrepreneurs share their stories on experiencing pain-points during their clinical careers and how it inspired them to solve complex problems through innovation. Discuss the future outlook for the industry through the eyes of venture capital investors who are vital supporters of the ecosystem and bring non-healthcare experiences to fuel success.
Join us for a lively panel discussion with the Director of the hyped up Netflix Documentary The Bleeding Edge and key MedTech industry experts. Discussion will be coupled with screening of clips from the documentary.
OCTANe’s 13th Annual Medical Technology Innovation Forum (MTIF) in Orange County will be held on October 29th and 30th. This is the largest and most important medical device industry conference in Southern California. This exciting event attracts a nationwide array of entrepreneurs, medical device industry corporate leaders and R&D executives, as well as university scientists, researchers, and venture capitalists. We expect over 800 attendees at this event.
This Networking Breakfast hosted by MedTech Color will be held September 26th, 2018 in conjunction with The MedTech Conference. This is a time where senior African-American leaders and other under-represented groups from across the ecosystem will meet with members of the AdvaMed board and build community. Special additional thank you to AdvaMed for their sponsorship and Danaher Corporation for their generous platinum-level support.
This will be a smaller intimate pitch event where student/faculty startup companies out of local universities will give a short pitch about their respective companies. Startup Mill mentors will provide the companies with constructive feedback to encourage the company progress. The intention of the event is to help expose the startups to the broader community for business advice and networking.
The advances in micro- and nanotechnologies are expected to open up new possibilities and applications in diagnostics, therapy, drug delivery and regenerative medicine. In this workshop, participants will acquire the fundamentals and advances in the fields of three dimensional bioprinting, bioMEMS, biomaterials and tissue engineering. Leading experts will present the latest advances in the development of novel micro- and nanotechnologies and address a range of different challenges that are of importance to biomedicine at the interface of engineering, medicine and biological sciences.
This year's Conference will focus on understanding the challenges facing the Medtech start-up today, and the strategies that are emerging to respond to these challenges. In a series of topical panels presented over the course of one day, you will hear from industry CEOs, venture capitalists, industry strategists, investment bankers, and market analysts.
Novel ideas for advancements in medical device technologies without compromising their safety and effectiveness. This summit brings together some of the renowned R&D experts and technology innovators to share information regarding opportunities, obstacles, best practices and challenges in the development of the new devices. Attendees will get insight into device innovation trends and upcoming changes in the medical device regulations.
Kwame Ulmer will serve on the April 20th panel. April 18-20, 2018 is the “don’t-miss” event for angel investors, the 2018 ACA Summit. It is the largest professional development event in the world for angels, with gold standard content and top networking opportunities for the 700 people who are there.
Kwame Ulmer will serve as a judge at the 6th Annual UCLA MedTech Partnering Conference provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors, and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering innovation. The conference will feature industry panels and showcase recent developments from some of Southern California’s leading research institutions, as well as provide ample time for networking.
Kwame Ulmer will be the luncheon speaker
Topics covered will include:
- Best Practices in FDA Communications Preparation & Planning
- Overview of communication mechanisms
- Evaluation of risk associated with FDA Communications (Premarket and postmarket)