Panel: The Future of Medical Materials

Wed. October 31| 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM | MedTech Central Booth 1347

Conference: MD&M Minneapolis 2018

Track: Medtech Central

Format: 45-Minute

Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid), Expo Pass (Free)

Materials science is evolving at an exponential rate. With new medical device demands and new technologies shaping the way devices are developed, understanding newer materials becomes crucial to developing successful medtech products. What are the 5-10 year trends and how will these affect device design and development? In this panel, we'll look at current trends in biomaterials, medical electronics, plastics, and soft materials, and explore cutting-edge applications being used by today's medical device engineers. Topics covered include:
• The role of materials in the medical device life cycle.
• Advancements in materials and technologies and factors driving innovation.
• Models of today's complex devices and material advancements.

Speakers

Len Czuba

Len Czuba

President

Czuba Enterprises, Inc.

Role: Moderator

Donna Bibber

Donna Bibber

Vice President

Isometric Micro Molding, Inc.

Role: Panelist

Jeremy Harris, PhD

Jeremy Harris, PhD

Director, Research

Secant Group

Role: Panelist

Jacqueline Anim

Jacqueline Anim

Principal Materials Engineer, SME Polymers & Plastics

Ethicon & OneMD (JNJ)

Role: Panelist