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2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference

April 9, 10-12, 2018
Graduate Minneapolis & McNamara Alumni Center
Minneapolis, MN

(Graduate Minneapolis formerly The Commons Hotel)

DMD Special Events and Highlights

  • Daniel Lace 5.10k Road Race & Fun Run
    5.10k Road Race & Fun Run

    Family & Dog Friendly Event
    Monday, April 9, 2018, Coffman Memorial Union
    Race began at 6:30pm

  • Special Goldy Apperances Special Goldy Apperances
    Goldy Gopher visits DMD

    Meet and Greet with Goldy Gopher
    Get your picture taken with Goldy Gopher just like Dr. Erdman Conference Chair

  • A Heart to Learn A Heart to Learn
    A Heart to Learn

    An interactive display of perfusion fixed human hearts courtesy of the Visible Heart Laboratory

    Breakout 4, Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel)
    Tuesday & Wednesday from 8:00am-4:00pm (closed during lunches)
    Thursday from 8:00am-12:00pm

  • Innovation Workshop Innovation Workshop
    "Becoming a Medical Technology

    Innovator" Innovation Workshop

    BETTER THAN EVER, fast-paced, one-day workshop, where you learn the essentials of being a medical technology innovator and key opinion leader

    Monday, April 9, 7:30am-6:00pm
    Pinnacle Ballroom, Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel)

  • Keynote Lunches Keynote Lunches
    Leaders in Medical Devices

    Keynote Luncheons
    April 10, 11 & 12, 2018
    Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center
    Keynote Lunches are a separate billable event
  • 17 Years Strong Poster Session
    17 Years Strong!

    The world's largest medical device conference will be held at The Commons Hotel & McNamara Alumni Center, located on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus
  • Student Showcase Student Showcase
    Student Design Showcase


    Tuesday, April 10, 5:30-7:30pm
    University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center


    Accepting Submissions, Submit Today!
  • 3-in-5 3-in-5
    Three-in-Five Competition


    The DMD Three-in-Five Competition is a way for researchers to get immediate feedback about their projects from leaders in medical technology research, engineering & development.

    Wednesday, April 11, 8:00-10:00

    Meridian Ballrooms 2/3, Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel)


The world's largest premiere medical devices conference consists of four-days of workshops, symposiums, scientific poster sessions and technical/scientific sessions, with topics such as:

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