Nov. 7, 2018

Memphis Bioworks
20 Dudley St #900

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.



Laura Whitsitt

Senior Vice President, Research & Development Orthopaedics
Smith & Nephew


Steven R. Goodman, PhD

Vice Chancellor for Research
UT Health Science Center

Standard Registration

Until October 31, 2018

Members: $99
Non-Members: $149
Student: $49

On-Site Registration

Nov. 1 – Nov. 7

Members: $149
Non-Members: $199
Student: $49

Conference Agenda

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

Machelle Shields
Senior Executive Healthcare Policy and Compliance Advisor
SEMDA Executive Committee

Tiffany Wilson
CEO, Global Center for Medical Innovation
Chair, Medtech Women@SEMDA Advisory Board

1:15 - 2:15: Opening Session - Effectively Presenting to the C-Suite

Jeanne Gray Carr
Managing Partner
Team Trek Coaching Group

2:15 - 2:30: Networking Break
2:30 - 3:25: Keynote - Innovation in Medical Devices

More details coming soon.

Laura Whitsitt 
Senior Vice President Research & Development Orthopaedics
Smith & Nephew

3:30 - 4:25: Panel Discussion - Women's Innovation

More details coming soon.

Kayla Rodriguez Graff
Co-founder & CEO, SweetBio

Esra Roan, PhD 
CEO, SOMAVAC Medical Solutions

Chris West
President, ZeroTo510

Denise Burke (Moderator)
Partner , Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

4:25 - 4:25: Networking Break
4:45 - 5:25: Closing Keynote - UTHSC Research: From Seeding the Clouds to Anticipating the Rain

Steve R Goodman, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

5:30 - 7:30: Networking Reception

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