Oct. 21, 2019

UMRF Research Park
460 S. Highland St.

Join us to meet and network with the brightest women in Medtech at this information packed half day conference. We’ve brought together a dynamic group of speakers to discuss real-world solutions to the most challenging issues facing the medtech market today.



Danielle Keeton, MA CCC-SLP

Healthcare Leader | Development Coach

Founder & Principal Coach
Well & Willing Coaching Collaborative


Samantha Mockaitis

Director of Solutions Development


Conference Agenda

12:00 - 1:00: Registration Open
1:00 - 1:15: Welcoming Remarks

Kayla Graff
Founder & CEO, SweetBio

Esra Roan
Co-founder/CEO at SOMAVAC® Medical Solutions

1:15 - 2:15: Opening Keynote: What are You Willing to Work For?

Danielle Keeton
Founder & Principal Coach, Well & Living Coaching Collaborative
Director, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

2:15 - 2:30: Networking Break
2:30 - 3:25: Speaker: Redesigning Care Delivery

This speaker will present a front-lines discussion on the changes to the industry as we shift to value-based medicine.

Samantha Mockaitis
Healthcare Strategy and Operations Leader, Director, Solutions Development

3:30 - 4:25: Panel Discussion: What is Happening in Europe?

What is Happening in Europe? A Conversation About Sweeping Regulatory Changes Impact Us All

Recent and ongoing European regulatory changes will impact every pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical technology (medtech) company that currently sells or sponsors products in the European Union (EU). Companies can be well-equipped by taking a proactive approach to tracking and monitoring the regulatory developments and understanding their independent and combined impact on the business.


Angie Mines, Sr. Manager Development Engineering, Smith & Nephew
Steve Roan, Sr. Director, Portfolio Data & Standards, Smith & Nephew
Ann Dunahoo, Principal Consultant, MCR/X
Joelle Goan, VP of Commercialization, SOMAVAC Medical Solutions

4:25 - 4:45: Networking Break
4:45 - 5:25: Closing Keynote Panel: Looking to the Future

An all generation conversation on the future of innovation in the healthcare industry


Alejandra Alvarez, Director or the Center of Innovation, Regional One Hospital
Dr. Nancy Gray
, President, BioVentures, LLC
Gretchen Schreyack Selders, R&D Engineer, Medtronic
Kayla Graff, Co-Founder & CEO, SweetBio

5:30 - 7:30: Networking Reception

Conference Pricing:

Members: $79,  Non-Members: $114

Conference Location:

UMRF Research Park
460 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111
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Thank You to Our Sponsors


Medtech Women Conference – Memphis





“I see women in senior positions all over the industry. It was time we brought together the brightest women in Medtech and discuss what is happening in our industry and important topics such as leadership, capital formation and building diversity.”

Tiffany Wilson, CEO ~ GCMI