Medical Electronic Device Conference & Expo (MEDCon) will be held May 16-18, 2011 at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. This event provides the opportunity to stay at the forefront of innovations in engineering for electronic medical devices.

Early confirmed speakers include:

  • Jonathan Butzine, Electrical Engineer – Architect, GE Healthcare
  • William Schmidt, CAPA Project Manager, Beckman Coulter
  • Jamie Piaget, Electrical Engineer, IC & Sensor Development, Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Peter Strazdins, Development Engineer, Prosthetics, Motion Control, Inc.
  • Dr. John Nyenhuis, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • Terry N. Layton, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois, Chicago

Technical presentations will be presented on challenges with designing next generation medical devices, including:

  • Optimizing on low-power design to extend battery life
  • Maintaining the safety and security of data from electronic devices
  • Knowing where the FDA & FCC are heading with telehealth, 501(K) & documentation for certification of Class II & III devices

Source Leading Products, Technology and Services in the Exhibit Hall

  • See the latest electronic components & systems to solve power, wireless, RF & space configuration needs
  • Learn about new initiatives that electronics suppliers are working on to facilitate the next generation of medical devices
  • Engage contract manufacturers that meet your design challenges, timeframe & budget
  • Network with colleagues and peers who face similar challenges

For more event information, view the preliminary agenda.