Transformations in the Medical Device Industry - Challenges and Opportunities

Edwards Lifesciences, Nyon, Switzerland  
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM   Add to Calendar Eastern Standard Time

Join us at Edwards Lifesciences for an event where industry leaders will discuss their perspectives on leveraging opportunities and creating strategies to succeed in the medical device industry.

HBA OLD Europe presents

Transformations in the Medical Device Industry - Challenges and Opportunities

Date and time
Tuesday, 01 November
02:00PM - 05:00PM EST
Edwards Lifesciences
Nyon, Switzerland Switzerland
3. Exhibits business and industry acumen

Event description
The rules of the road are changing for the medical device industry, with disruptive technologies like 3D printing, new regulatory frameworks and healthcare reforms driving industry adaptation. Join us on November 1, 2016 at Edwards Lifesciences’ office in Nyon to learn more about the latest trends and evolution in the medical device business. Industry leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities the medical device industry is facing and the strategies to get ahead of the game and generate value for the sector.

The event is open to healthcare/life science professionals and it will be a great opportunity to network with leaders and colleagues from the industry.

Learning objectives
1. Gain insights on the transformational elements of the medical device industry
2. Understand what it takes to get ahead of the game and succeed in various markets
3. Meet and network with senior leaders and peers

6:00 - 6:30 PM    Registration
6:30 - 6:35 PM    Welcome by HBA
6:35 - 6:50 PM    Introduction of Edwards Lifesciences: Patrick Verguet, corporate vice president, EMEA, Canada and LA
6:50 - 7:00 PM    Introduction of HBA: Nanci Govinder
7:00 - 8:30 PM    Panel discussion with Q&A
8:30 – 9:00 PM   Networking aperitif

Event location
Edwards Lifesciences
Route de l'Etraz 70
Nyon, Switzerland 1260
+41 22 787 43 00

Special instructions: Very few parking spots available outside the building, Additional parking in the underground car park, it is recommended to use the underground car park.

Adrian Brannan
Senior director marketing, transcather heart valves, Edwards Lifesciences

Julie Foster
Vice president cardiac and vascular group EMEA, Medtronic

Frederique Pedretti
Vice president quality affairs, Edwards Lifesciences

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: October 27, 2016
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed

Member rate:
$30 (approximately 29 CHF) until October 18, 2016
$40 (approximately 39 CHF) after October 18, 2016

Nonmember rate:
$45 (approximately 44 CHF) until October 18, 2016
$55 (approximately 53 CHF) after October 18, 2016

Edwards Lifesciences employee rate:
$15 (approximately 15 CHF) until October 18, 2016
$20 (approximately 19 CHF) after October 18, 2016

Space is limited to 60 registrants.

Event questions/support
- Chapter contact for event: Sandra Klompmaker at or 0041 78 935 48 93
- Membership questions: or 973-575-0606 ext 1
- Online registration assistance: or 973-575-0606 ext 3

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This event is nonrefundable.

Registration information

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 Price LevelEarly BirdRegular
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Registration: 1 - Regular registration

 Member - Euro€26.00€34.00
 Non-Member - Euro€39.00€47.00
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Registration: 2 - Edwards Lifesciences employee registration

 Member - Euro€13.00€17.00
 Non-Member - Euro€13.00€17.00

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