ADVAMED Association News


510(k) Submissions Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Feb. 27-28 | Irvine, Calif.
The FDA (invited) and industry experts are coming together to teach you the basics of 510(k) submissions. You'll learn the FDA's updates to the 510(k) process, considerations for determining a product's regulatory route to market, factors to consider when planning and assembling a 510(k) submission, and tips and hints on interacting with FDA during the 510(k) review process. Learn more.


Start saving with the AdvaMed Purchasing Group

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

The AdvaMed Purchasing Group is a new member-only benefit that helps companies purchase the very best goods and services from nationally recognized suppliers at the very best cost, using a trusted and proven vetting system and the collective purchasing power of our membership. Participation is free for AdvaMed members, and there are no minimum commitments. Get started today.


2017 Latin America Compliance Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Feb. 21-22, 2017 | Bogota, Colombia
Developed by industry and association leaders for the medical device industry and based on the latest and emerging trends in global medical technology compliance, the 2017 Latin America Compliance Conference is the most comprehensive medical technology meeting for device industry executives, specialty device industry lawyers, compliance professionals, international policymakers and other industry stakeholders focused on Latin American compliance issues. The conference will bring together device industry regulators, compliance professionals, legal counsel, senior executives and industry observers to analyze the major compliance challenges of the day and to discuss approaches to practical and effective management and compliance across the region. Learn more.


11 Steps for Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Program and Keeping Your Millennials (webinar)

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Dec. 14 | Webinar
If you want to drive retention at your company, it's time to start mentoring. Mentoring has a big ROI for companies in terms of aligning cultures, keeping millennials and maximizing the workforce. In a recent survey of millennials, 71% stated that they wanted meaningful connections at work and hope to find a "second family" in their co-workers. Additionally, 75% not only want mentors but deem it crucial for success. In the same survey, 70% of non-millennials say they are open to reverse mentoring. This session will provide 11 practical steps you can take to start an effective mentoring program in your organization. Learn more.


Entering the China Device Market Virtual Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

In this virtual program, industry experts will provide a thorough overview and update on industry policies, recent CFDA regulations and enforcement actions, and the regulatory, legal, and policy issues that affect business strategies in China. You'll learn what you need to know before entering the device market in China. Learn more.


Join the AdvaMed Events & Education LinkedIn Group or follow them on Twitter!

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Dec 02, 2016

Build close relationships with member companies, both small and large, and receive an intimate understanding of the key issues affecting innovation, access and the bottom line. Interact in discussions that leverage the leadership and expertise of the medical technology industry. This social group is full of key stakeholders, influencers and industry thought leaders as well as regulatory and policy experts from the FDA and CMS. Aside from practical learning opportunities, this LinkedIn group provides the premier opportunity to network with key players from virtually every aspect of the industry. Link to the AdvaMed Events & Education LinkedIn group page.  Link to the AdvaMed Events Twitter account.


Cybersecurity Summit

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Nov. 29 | Washington, D.C.
Over the course of this one-day event, you'll hear from FDA and industry experts and participate in a cyber war game. You'll walk away with a better understanding of how industry leaders work to secure their devices and manage cyber risks, as well as the legal, PR and other impacts of a cybersecurity incident. Learn more.


Top International Trade Issues For Medical Devices

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

Nov. 17 | Webinar
This webinar will provide a look at the key issues and compliance risks relating to the international trade of medical devices. Over 50% of all devices used in the U.S. are imported, and exported devices can be subjected to scrutiny in foreign countries. Join us to learn what you need to know regarding international trade for your devices. Learn more.


California Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Webinar: What You Need To Know

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

Nov. 15 | Webinar
California's OEHHA recently finalized substantial amendments to the regulations governing the provision of warnings required by Proposition 65. Across this webinar, experts from the American Chemistry Council and Kelley Drye will go through these new warning changes as well as some of the recent changes surrounding BPA. Learn more.


7th Annual Advertising and Promotion of Medical Devices Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Nov 09, 2016

Nov. 10-11 | Washington, D.C.
FDA and industry experts will lead discussions on issues from new guidances, social media, advertising regulations and more. This conference will teach you how to communicate your device's value without overstepping legal and regulatory boundaries. Learn more.




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