April 8-10, 2019

The Hotel at Avalon ~ Alpharetta, Georgia

Emerging Technology Poster Event


Do you have an emerging medical device technology or product with commercialization potential?

The poster session at SEMDA is your opportunity to present your research or early stage medical device technology to the Southeastern Medical Device community.

Poster deadline: March 8

Instructions to Enter

Download the Word document. Pages 1 and 2 give you instructions as well as guidance for optimal submission.

Page 3 is the submission form. The text of the application must fit within the template outlined on page 3 and can be no longer than one page. Use 11 point Calibri (Body) font. You may use pictures and graphs, but these must be included within the one page format.

Who Should Apply?

  • Universities (technology transfer offices, student inventors, academic researchers)
  • Early stage medical device companies
  • Clinicians or individuals with a technology or medical invention with strong commercial potential

Receive ONE FREE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION for the poster presenter!

Benefits of Poster Application

  • Posters will be displayed in high traffic areas of the conference for great visibility
  • Poster abstract will be included in SEMDA program and on the SEMDA website
  • Opportunity for companies and universities seeking licensees
  • Opportunity for young companies seeking visibility and connections
  • Opportunity for inventors seeking commercialization partners
  • Great experience for students who represent the next generation of entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity for academic research faculty seeking collaborative research opportunities

SEMDA’s annual conference is the premier medical device forum fostering business and educational opportunities for investors, medical device companies, medical entrepreneurs, and related industry professionals in the southeast.

Attendees by Job Level


SEMDA’s annual conference attracts some of the most active medical device companies, investors, and medical research and commercialization organizations in the industry. SEMDA is committed to offering sponsors high exposure to one of the fastest growing regions in the medical device industry.


year after year growth for the SEMDA conference of regional medical device companies, professionals and investors.


investment deals averaging $9.7 million each seen by southeast region in 2012 — approx. $200M in investments in a single year.


increase in relationships with regional biomedical leaders and associations.


in investments that our presenting companies received in 2013.

“ SEMDA is where medical device executives and investors connect
in the southeast and the SEMDA conference is where it all begins.”

Mark Gilreath, CEO ~ EndoChoice