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2017 MedTech Conference

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Join the Arizona Technology Council for its inaugural MedTech Conference bringing together healthcare innovators, influential policy-makers, and other healthcare service professionals committed to promoting and supporting the industry in a uniquely multifaceted environment designed to showcase Arizona’s innovative medical technology.  The MedTech Conference seeks to advance industry discussion from key perspectives through expert panel sessions, keynote speakers, and product exhibits to provide opportunities in education, business development, capital formation, and networking. 


Event Agenda:
11:30pm – 1:00pm | Pre-event Lunch and Learn (Separate Registration/SOLD OUT) – Attracting & Retaining an Effective Healthcare IT Workforce | Moderated by: AZ Tech Finders – Panel – Anita Murcko, MD and Clinical Associate Professor for the ASU Department of Biomedical Informatics; Joe Carella– Assistant Dean at University of Arizona, Eller College of Management; Ron Hardin– Sr. Director, Information Technology at Creative Testing Solutions; Amanda McNulty-Director of Human Resources, Solera Health; Stacie Mallin-VideoLoco Chief Loco Officer, Prior VP of HR at Ulthera/Merz Device Group

1:00pm – 1:30pm | Registration/Sponsor Showcase

1:30pm – 1:45pm | Opening Remarks – Steven Zylstra, President + CEO, Arizona Technology Council;  Jay Conyers, PhD, Executive Director, Maricopa County Medical Society; Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane

1:45pm – 2:30pm | Opening Keynote Speaker – Vivek Kopparthi, – Millennials in Med-tech: the future of healthcare, Co-founder & CEO at NeoLight, Forbes 30under30

2:30pm – 3:15pm | Panel #1 – Digital Transformation in Health Care | Danny Estavillo, Co-President, The Nerdery (Moderator), Andrea Kretzmann, Managing Director, BlocAlley, Ruchir Sehra, CEO & President, Resonea Inc., Douglas Linsmeyer, Principal Software Engineer Manager, The Nerdery, Kent Dicks, CEO, Life365, Inc, Jeff Cybulski, director of software engineering, WebPT

3:15pm – 3:30pm | Break

3:30pm – 4:15pm | Panel #2 – 3D Printing: The Cutting Edge of Healthcare Dr. Dan Larke, Director of Sales & Operations, Concept Laser (Moderator),  Dr. Stephen Pophal, interventional cardiologist, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. Rahmi Oklu, Interventional Radiologist – Mayo Clinic, Eric Miller, Co-Owner and Principal, PADT

4:15pm – 5:00pm | Keynote Speaker #2 – Dr. Nick van Terheyden, Chief Medical Officer at NTT DATA, Inc. – Healthcare is in the midst of a revolution toward more personalized treatments and a more personalized experience for patients, driven by a variety of cultural, market and regulatory forces. Join Dr. Nick van Terheyden in a discussion of how these forces are remaking healthcare and how new technology, such as telehealth and analytics, are making possible many of the changes.

5:00pm – 5:15pm | Closing Remarks

5:15pm – 6:30pm | Cocktail Reception/Sponsor Showcase

6:30pm | Event Ends

Cost to Attend:
AZTC Member (Conference Only) | $50*
Non AZTC Member (Conference Only) | $75*
AZTC Member (Conference and Lunch and Learn) | $75* (SOLD OUT)
Non AZTC Member (Conference and Lunch and Learn) | $100* (SOLD OUT)

*Registration includes beer/wine/soda/water and light finger foods during cocktail reception

To register for the event click here

Event Sponsors/Exhibitors:
meltmedia | Bronze Sponsor
Spear Education | Event Location Sponsor
TechFinders | Lunch and Learn Sponsor
PADT | Booth Sponsor
MJS Designs, Inc. | Booth Sponsor
Life365 | Booth Sponsor
EpiFinder | Booth Sponsor
neolight | Booth Sponsor
AKOS | Booth Sponsor
Stryker | Booth Sponsor
Smart Clinic | Booth Sponsor
HP | Booth Sponsor
MicroAge | Bronze Sponsor
Zoom | Booth Sponsor
iTether | Bronze Sponsor
Cox | Bronze Sponsor
Medical Memory | Booth Sponsor
Prism Global Marketing Solutions | Bronze Sponsor
Concept Laser Inc. | Panel Sponsor
The Nerdery | Panel Sponsor
Trans-West Network Solutions | Bronze Sponsor

Sponsorship Opportunities: The MedTech Conference offers a great way for your company to get noticed in the MedTech space.  Each sponsorship comes with an exhibit table top booth option. For more information or to secure your sponsorship please contact



Spear Education
7201 E Princess Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255


Thursday February 23, 2017


1:00 PM - 6:30 PM


  • AZTC Member (Conference Only) - $50
  • Non AZTC Member (Confrence Only) - $75
  • AZTC Member with Conference & Lunch and Learn - $75
  • Non AZTC Member with Conference & Lunch and Learn - $100


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