November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
2017 Minneapolis Content Schedule
Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.
Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab), Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Pamela Omdahl, PhD (Medtronic), Jay Reid (Medtronic Global Medical Education), Michael Bateman, PhD (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab)
Michael Lynch is a seasoned medical device product development professional with over 30 years in the field. His experience spans a diverse range of products from high volume disposable drug delivery systems to orthopaedic implants as well as electro-mechanical capital equipment. Michael has managed the product development process from concept through full scale manufacture. The marketing and manufacturing responsibilities he has had in other roles provides insight into the needs of these functions during product development. His breadth of experience provides a comprehensive understanding of the product lifecycle of medical devices.
Michael's career also includes mentoring teams in product development strategies and tactics including the use of Quality Function Deployment and Risk Assessment to ensure the successful translation of Voice of the Customer to product specifications. His strategic development experience includes implementing ISO 14971 risk management systems, developing stage/gate product development systems, building teams of engineers and designers, patent portfolio assessment and planning, and performing due diligence for acquisitions. Michael is also recognized for his technical competence and ability to identify issues during design reviews. He is co-inventor on 5 US patents.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.