Download seminars from past Medical Silicone Conferences.

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Plasmatreat Improves Adhesion in LSR Overmolding

Medical Silicone The Business of Medical Silicone Contract Manufacturing

Multi-Component Molding of Liquid Silicone Rubber and Thermoplastics

Medical Device Multi-Material Integration

Academia- Industry Partnership - A New Paradigm in Medical Device Innovation

MicroCare Medical

The Use of Antimicrobials in Silicone Materials for Healthcare Products

Liquid Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Silicones for Medical Device Applications


Minneapolis - March 22 - 23, 2011

Keynote Presentation: Day 1

From 510(k) Reform to Post-recession Strategies: Changes and Opportunities
Don Gerhardt, chairman of start-up accelerator company, Tri-Med LLC, and former president, LifeScience Alley

Keynote Presentation: Day 2

The Evolving Legislation and Regulatory Environment for Medical Device Manufacturers
Thomas Novelli, Vice President of Government Affairs, MDMA

General Sessions

Top 10 Tips for Designing Successful Silicone Medical Components
Rohit Tandon, Vice President Operations and Bob Bies, Business Development Manager, SMC Ltd., Somerset, WI

Integrating Silicone Parts into Medical Device Assemblies
David Wolgemuth, Senior LSR Engineer, Phillips Plastics MS LSR Facility, Hudson, WI

Customized Silicone for Long Term Implants
Brian Reilly, Product Director—Healthcare Materials, NuSil Technology LLC, Capenteria, CA

How to Specify Molds for Silicone
Phil Bristow, Project Engineer, M.R. Molds & Engineering Corp

Effect of Sterilization on the Mechanical Properties of Silicone Rubbers
Michael J. Tzivanis, R&D Group Leader for the Fluid Systems division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Northboro, MA

High-Volume Silicone Injection Molding for Medical Components
Ryan Cutler, North and South American technical sales/support representative, Elmet Elastomere Produktions GmbH, Northville, MI

ANAHEIM - November 3 - 4, 2010

The Medical Silicone Conference featured presentations by leading industry experts on material, processing and design topics specific to medical device OEMs. General sessions addressed what device makers need to know about healthcare reform, non-disclosure agreements, and intellectual property.

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:

Preparing for an Evidence-Based Future
Steve Halasey, Vice President for Programs, Institute for Health Technology Studies (InHealth), Washington, DC

GENERAL SESSIONS:

The ABCs of NDAs
Ted Kucklick, Medical Design contributor, author of The Medical Device R&D Handbook, and founder and President of Cannuflow, San Jose, CA

The Ins and Outs of Intellectual Property
Davy Crockett, Principal, Crockett & Crockett, Laguna Hills, CA

MATERIALS/PROCESSING SESSIONS:

Multi-component Molding of LSR Over Thermoplastics
Eric Bishop, Marketing Manager, Shin-Etsu Silicones, Akron, OH
David Wolgemuth, Senior LSR Engineer, Phillips Plastics, Hudson, WI

Real World LSR Simulation Applications
Torsten Kruse, Founder and President, Kruse Analysis, Naples, FL

Factors for Successful Surface Treatment Using Antimicrobials
Mark Wiencek, Senior Microbiologist, Milliken & Company, Spartanburg, SC

The How-To's of Mold Selection
George Kipe, Founder and President, Kipe Molds, Placentia, CA

Silicones for Long-Term Implantable Devices
Brian Reilly, Product Director–Healthcare Materials, NuSilTechnology LLC, Carpinteria, CA

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