FAQs

General FAQs

We are excited to hold The MedTech Conference as a virtual event with in-person add-on opportunities this year. The conference will take place September 27 – 30, with virtual programming and partnering opportunities every day, and in-person offerings on three of the four conference dates. All in-person programs will be livestreamed for our remote participants to enjoy. Our schedule and locations are as follows:

Monday, September 27 – Virtual with an in-person participation option in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday September 28 – Virtual programming and partnering

Wednesday September 29 – Virtual with an in-person participation option in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thursday September 30 – Virtual with an in-person participation option in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stay tuned to our website or join our mailing list to receive updates straight to your inbox.

We are closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 and will adhere to local and state regulations for all of our in-person activities. Stay tuned for more information on specific requirements for in-person participation.

Professionals from or affiliated with the medtech industry should attend The MedTech Conference. Check out our featured content areas to find content that might appeal to you! 

Registration FAQs

Registration for The MedTech Conference will open in June. Sign up to be notified.

If you have been asked to speak at The Virtual MedTech Conference, you will receive registration instructions from the conference program team prior to the conference dates. For more information, contact [email protected].

Registrations may be edited by logging back into your submission under Returning Users.

Yes! Registrations may be edited by logging back into your submission under Returning Users. If you have issues changing your registration, contact [email protected]

On the Individual registration form and the Exhibitor / Sponsor registration form, promo codes must be applied before selecting a registration type. If you experience any issues, please contact [email protected]. 

Our registration list is not available for purchase. Beware of brokers claiming to have a copy of our attendee list. Emails from The MedTech Conference staff will come from the domain “advamed.org”. If someone contacts you from an unfamiliar domain, please forward the email to [email protected] to verify the source. The only way to contact attendees is through our virtual event platform, Pathable.

All virtual pass sales are final. Online sessions will be available to view at your leisure between the months of September – October.

If you register for one of our in-person opportunities in Washington, DC or Minneapolis, MN and are no longer able to participate, you may change your registration to virtual only. Send your request to [email protected].

Program & Agenda FAQs

A preliminary schedule of events can be found here. The 2021 agenda will be available Summer 2021. Sign up to be notified when it becomes available. 

The 2021 program will be available Summer 2021. Sign up to be notified when it becomes available. A list of 2020 program sessions are available here.

All conference registrants will have access to livestreamed and on-demand content through our virtual platform. All content presented live and in-person in Washington, DC on September 27 and in Minneapolis, MN on September 29-30 will also be livestreamed for our remote participants to enjoy.

Yes, conference sessions will be available to view on-demand through October 29, 2021. Please note, on-demand sessions are only available to conference registrants and will not be publicly accessible.

All session speakers and moderators will be selected through our call for sessions application process. Learn more. Please note, the 2021 Call for Sessions application period has passed.

Exhibit & Sponsor FAQs

The MedTech Conference offers a variety of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors wishing to showcase their brand in front of leading medtech professionals! Virtual opportunities are available in 2021, with limited opportunities for in-person displays. Those interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at The MedTech Conference should visit our Sponsor & Exhibit page or contact [email protected]. 

For questions about your sponsorship benefits including logo placements, registration, online listings and more, contact [email protected]

Partnering and One-on-One Meetings FAQs

Yes, scheduling one-on-one meetings is a feature available to all registrants, both virtual and in-person through our virtual platform, PathablePathable will open the week of Sept. 6, 2021.

Yes, our conference platform allows for meetings to take place either virtually or in-person. More information on scheduling meetings through our Pathable event platform will become available this summer.

Attendees will be able to access the conference platform, including partnering features, the week of Sept. 6, 2021. At this time, attendees will be able to complete their profiles, set their availability, search for other attendees, and send messages and meeting requests.

Partnering meetings will be scheduled during the week of Monday, September 27 – Friday, October 1. Details on partnering hours will be posted this summer.

While we don’t have a set limit, we ask all participants to use their best judgement and avoid spamming other participants.

Spamming is defined as abuse of AdvaMed Virtual MedTech Conference communication systems including, but not limited to, solicitations, comments that are potential referrals and are unrelated to topics of discussion, and/or submitting repeated, unreciprocated requests in the Message Center, Chat Boxes and Meetings Center.

If a spamming complaint is received, AdvaMed will send the Individual or Company under complaint a warning notice stating that a complaint has been received and that they are under investigation for spamming activities. If we determine that the spamming complaint is valid, the Individual or Company will be notified that they are in violation of our Attendance Policy and may be removed from the Virtual Platform at the discretion of AdvaMed.

Media FAQs

Members of the press must apply for a complimentary conference pass. Applicants will receive an email notifying them whether they’ve been granted a complimentary pass or if more information is needed within 10 business days of submitting the application. Applications will be accepted once registration opens late May 2021.

Miscellaneous FAQs

Our registration list is not available for purchase. Beware of brokers claiming to have a copy of our attendee list. Emails from The MedTech Conference staff will come from the domain “advamed.org”. If someone contacts you from an unfamiliar domain, please forward the email to [email protected] to verify the source. The only way to contact attendees is through our virtual event platform, Pathable.

In 2022 The MedTech Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada from Tuesday, October 11 through Thursday, October 13.