2011 CONFERENCE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Refreshments served throughout the day are sponsored by:
9:00 a.m. Registration Opens
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibition Hall Opens
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Effective Negotiation Skills for Orthopedic Device Manufacturers & Suppliers

William Garcia
Managing Partner
TableForce, LLC
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

Sponsored by:

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Workshop:
Engineering Orthopedic Innovation: Keeping Your R&D and Product Development Ahead of the Curve

Stephen D. Fening, Ph.D.
Director, Orthopaedic Devices
Medical Device Development Center
Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Networking With Exhibitors
4:30 p.m. ODT Forum Supplier Expo Reception-Parkview Field. Home of the Tin Caps.

Sponsored by:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
Refreshments served throughout the day are sponsored by:
9:00 a.m. Registration Opens
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Exhibition Hall Open
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Workshop:
Streamlining the Supplier Quality Audit Process

Richard A. Vincins, CQA, RAC(US, EU)
Vice President Quality Assurance
Emergo Group
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break

Sponsored by:

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion:
Getting on the Same Page - Establishing a Standard OEM/Supplier Protocol - Status Report

Panelists:
John A. Freije CQE, CMfgT
President/Principal Consultant
Freije Quality Engineering, LLC
(American Society for Quality- Biomedical Division)


Andrew Miclot
Senior Vice President, General Manager
ArthroCare ENT

Stan Revers
Manager, Business Development
Performance Review Institute (Nadcap)

Shawn E. Schafer
Vice President, Sales and Market Development
Oberg Medical
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