Networking Events

International Breakfast

Monday, Oct. 5 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

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Join colleagues from around the world to kick off The Virtual MedTech Conference on Monday morning. Special guest speakers will provide welcoming remarks and then virtually network with fellow attendees.

Chairmen’s Networking Reception

Monday, Oct. 5 | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

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The Virtual MedTech Conference is proud to continue the tradition of its Chairmen’s Networking Reception and this year we hope everyone will join us for a “virtual toast” and special tribute to 2020 conference chair, Caroll H. Neubauer. Caroll, together with 2020 Conference Vice Chair, Neil Fraser, President of Medtronic Canada, have overseen the transformation of our 2020 conference to its first-ever all-virtual format. Expected to join us for the toast and virtual networking will be AdvaMed Chairman, Kevin Lobo, Chairman & CEO, Stryker, AdvaMed Accel Chairman, Martha Shadan, President & CEO, Miach Orthopaedics and AdvaMedDx Chairman, Doug Bryant, President & CEO, Quidel Corporation. All conference registrants are encouraged to join us with their beverage of choice. 

Morning Fitness

Tuesday, Oct. 6 | 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM ET

Start your day right and get a quick workout in before first session of the day!

LGBTQIA+ Networking Reception – Drag Bingo with Ms. Richfield

Tuesday, Oct. 6 |  5:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET

Relax, bring your favorite drink and unwind from your busy week with LGBTQIA+ Drag Bingo hosted by AdvaMed and The Virtual MedTech Conference. This inclusive event will include multiple games of bingo, comedy, prizes, live interaction with a fun audience and more! Find more details and RSVP here. 

Morning Fitness and AdvaBerry Smoothie Demo

Wednesday, Oct. 7 | 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM ET

Join us for a fun, final-day workout, then learn how to blend up our signature AdvaBerry Smoothie to get energized for our last livestream day!

MedTech Color Breakfast

Wednesday, Oct. 7 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET

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Bring your breakfast of choice and join us virtually for our Third Annual MedTech Color Breakfast featuring an exciting program and “virtual networking” session! The MedTech Color Breakfast is an opportunity to build community, create strategic relationships and discuss ways to increase diversity in medtech. MedTech Color is dedicated to increasing and promoting diversity and inclusion across the medtech ecosystem. Native American, Asian, Hispanic and Black professionals and students are especially welcome and encouraged to participate. MedTech Color was born out of a belief that we can increase the number of African-Americans who enter the medtech community and add tangible value to the medtech network.

Happy Hour: Celebrating the 2020 Ethics Compliance Award Winner

Wednesday, Oct. 7 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET

Please join us in celebrating the winner of the 2020 AdvaMed-Accenture Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Ethics in the MedTech Industry. Even the most unflappable compliance officers and business leaders can feel stressed following months of zoom calls and the pressure to innovate new solutions to the challenges of the COVID pandemic. Bring your favorite beverage and come prepared to share funny stories from working at home, seek sliver linings and relax among friends.  This event is open to everyone who supports the AdvaMed Code of Ethics – compliance officers, business leaders, communications and government relations experts – and beyond.