Committee Co-Chairs


Life Sciences Future – MedTech

July 15-17, 2020

About the Event

Life Sciences Future – MedTech will be held Wednesday, July 15 through Friday, July 17, 2020 using a robust web-based platform that includes both live and on-demand features. The conference will include the most popular event features and will focus on various topics within the medical device, diagnostics, and digital health industries.

Click here to learn about the Life Sciences Future – MedTech Planning Committees. Conference Chair: Bruce Shook, President and CEO for both Intact Vascular and Vesper Medical. 

Keynote Speakers

Sessions featuring our Keynote Speakers will focus on major topics of impact and interest related to the medical technology space. 


Company Reverse Pitches

Attendees will learn how to approach and communicate with business development teams. Included are presentations from major medical device, diagnostic, and digital health organizations about the technologies they are seeking and not seeking, and how to navigate the process.

Knowledge Bursts

Attend the Knowledge Burst sessions throughout the morning to hear from inspiring speakers on an array of topics to engage, inform and challenge your thinking. Knowledge Burst speakers will tell their stories to impart practical wisdom you can use to improve your business practices or to just stay informed!

Scientific Posters

The Scientific Poster session provides researchers the opportunity to present their latest findings. This session also provides an opportunity for attendees to connect with industry leaders and learn about companies in the medical technology space.

*The application window to present a Scientific Poster has closed. 

Company Presentations

Company Presentations allow emerging companies who are in funding stages to present their current business objectives to create potential partnerships and collaborations, showcase technology, and make a pitch for investments. 

*The application window to share a Company Presentation has closed. 

 Partnering & More

Make the most of your conference experience by using our partnering system to connect with other attendees and schedule one-on-one video. Partnering is offered all three days from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm using the same system as last year.

Featured Speakers

Albert W. DeRitis

Assistant Clinical Professor, Drexel LeBow College of Business

Jeffrey Shuren, MD, JD

Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), U.S. FDA)

Stephanie Fertig

HHS Small Business Program Lead, SEED, OER, NIH

Travis Mills

Retired US Army Staff Sergeant of the 82nd Airborne, Quadruple Amputee

Amy Brouhle, RN, BSN, MBA, MHA

Vice President, Business Development, Sg2

Steve Tang

President and Chief Executive Officer,
OraSure Technologies, Inc.

Jeffrey Moser

Principal, Sg2

Marc Penna

Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Intact Vascular and and Vesper Medical 

Mark Leahey

President & CEO,
Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)

Peter DeComo

Chairman and CEO, ALung Technologies, Inc.

Marla A. Phillips, Ph.D.

Director, Xavier Health.  Xavier University

David B. Nash, MD, MBA

Founding Dean Emeritus at Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University

John H. Rundback, MD

Managing Partner, Advanced Interventional & Vascular Services LLP

Dr. Shante P. Williams, MBA

CEO, Black Pearl Global Investments

Gert Bos, PhD, FRAPS

Executive Director & Partner, Qserve Group


David Dalessandro

Technology Transfer Director, 3D printing Innovation & Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson

Shawn Patrick O’Brien

CEO, Genomind

Bonnie Shen

Project Officer DDDI, BARDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, US Department of Health and Human Services

Susan Van Meter

Executive Director, AdvaMedDx 

Justin Klein, MD, JD

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Vensana Capital

Jim Fries

Jim Fries, CEO, RX-360

Ibraheem T. Badejo, PhD

Senior Director, New Ventures, Med Device, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center

Scott Whitaker

President & CEO, AdvaMed

Gerard Honig, PhD

Associate Director of Research Innovation, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Charlie Attlan

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Boston Scientific

Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA, FACS,
Commander, Medical Corps, US Navy

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Phil Deschamps

President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Steven Cohen

Partner, Morgan Lewis

Eric Shelton

Vice President, Global Commercial of DSM Biomedical

Stephen Pitt, Ph.D.

Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS US North East





Questions about the event?  Please contact lifesciencesfuturehelp@gmail.com.

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