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MedTech Women@SEMDA Conference

You’ve heard their names, you might even be connected on LinkedIn — but there is no better way to build your connections and advance your career than by meeting industry leaders in person.

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September 12, 2017

Meet the Brightest Female Medtech Executives

The Medtech Women@SEMDA conference is a half-day, information-packed program followed by a networking reception. There will be plenty of time to connect while you gain insights from some of the region’s most highly regarded medtech leaders – both male and female.

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION NOW FOR

The Top 10 Women in Southeast Medtech!

Following on our inspiring inaugural event in 2016, the Medtech Women at SEMDA Advisory Board is seeking nominations for our first class of Top Ten Medtech Women

Although Medtech Women@SEMDA is dedicated to advancing opportunities for women in medtech, this is not an event just for women.

There will be something for everyone!

Topics such as capital formation, product development, and leadership are not gender-specific.

Early Bird Registration is Now Open!

MedTech Women@SEMDA Conference

September 12, 2017

at the Historic Academy of Medicine on the Georgia Tech campus

  • MEMBER
    $99
    • Price until Aug. 11, 2017 Regular Price $149

  • NON-MEMBER
    $149
    • Price Until Aug. 11, 2017 Regular Price $199

  • STUDENT
    $50
    • Must show current student ID when picking up badge

Date: September 12, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Historic Academy of Medicine

Conference Agenda

12 Noon — Registration Opens
1:00 pm — Welcome & Overview

Presented by Tiffany Wilson

1:15 - 2:15pm — Opening Keynote: Creating your Personal Brand

Lessons Learned in Leadership

Dr. Valerie Montgomery-Rice
President, Morehouse College of Medicine

2:15 - 2:30 pm — BREAK #1
2:30 - 3:25pm — Panel #1: Raising Capital

This panel will offer insights and advice for raising capital as a female founder, as well as addressing the investment challenges of bridging private enterprise and academia.

Lori Chmura
CEO, Dune Medical Devices 
Paul Gianneschi
Managing Principal and Founder, Hatch Medical
Julie Goonewardene 
Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Strategic Investment
University of Texas System
Tiffany Wilson (Moderator) 
CEO, GCMI/T3 Labs

3:30 - 4:25pm — Panel #2: Creating Cultures that Promote Diversity

This panel discussion will provide the opportunity to learn from leaders from industry and academia about current best practices for promoting organizational diversity programs and discussing ideas for encouraging diversity within the Medtech and healthcare technology industries.

Heba Adkins
Principal, WLH Consulting
Amy Baxter
Founder & CEO, MMJ Labs Pain Relief
Rosan Petrillo
Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Kaiser Permanente
Wendy Heckelman (moderator)
President, WLH Consulting, Inc.

4:25 - 4:35 — Award Recognition
4:35 - 4:45 — BREAK #2
4:35 - 5:30pm — Closing Keynote: Lessons Learned in Leadership
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Lessons Learned in Leadership

Denise W. Hines is CEO, eHealth Services Group Executive Director, Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN)

5:30pm — Networking Reception
7:30pm — Reception Ends

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION NOW FOR

The Top 10 Women in Southeast Medtech!

Following on our inspiring inaugural event in 2016, the Medtech Women at SEMDA Advisory Board is seeking nominations for our first class of Top Ten Medtech Women

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CONTACT US

770-595-8541

admin@semda.net

About Medtech Women@SEMDA

Medtech Women@SEMDA is a group dedicated to enhancing opportunities for women in the medtech industry. The group’s founding Advisory Board represents an impressive group of women from industry, medicine, and academia that are passionate about supporting women at all levels in their careers. SEMDA will be organizing various networking events across the region as well as webinars on a range of topics to promote leadership development and deep understanding of different industry issues. All members of the SEMDA community are encouraged to participate.