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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

  • DMD, China Nov. 27, 28-29, 2017 DMD, China Nov. 27, 28-29, 2017
    Design of Medical Devices

    Conference, China 2017


    November 27, 28-29, 2017

    Beijing International Convention Center, China

  • DMD, China Nov. 27, 28-29, 2017 DMD, China Workshop Nov. 27, 2017
    2017 DMD Conference, China

    Innovation Workshop


    November 27, 2017

    ZDG Medical Devices Park, Beijing, China

  • 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
  • Poster Session Poster Session
    2018 Call for Papers

    Authors of accepted papers will be invited to present during one of the conference Scientific Poster Sessions. OVER 1,000 PAPERS PUBLISHED!

    Submissions Accepted starting August 1, 2017
  • 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 starting in Sept. 2018
  • 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:
  • Advances in Medical Devices
  • Becoming a Medical Tech Innovator
  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Computational Modeling & Regulatory Science
  • Clinical Cases
  • Electroporation Technology & Devices
  • Emerging Technology Forum
  • Human Factors
  • MedDevice Intellectual Property
  • Medical Sensors
  • Neuroengineering
  • Orthopaedics
  • Reimbursement for MedTech
  • Rehabilitation Technologies
  • Surgical Robotics
  • Three-in-Five Competition
  • Virtual Reality in MedDevices
  • Wearable Medical Technology

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