February 05, 2013 -- Leaders of the State Medical Technology Alliance (SMTA), a consortium of state-based medical
technology trade associations led by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), will hold
a press briefing and luncheon for members of the media in conjunction with SMTA’s annual Capitol Hill
fly-in to discuss key policy issues.
The SMTA and AdvaMed are committed to working with states to grow the industry, create jobs, fuel
medical progress and maintain U.S. leadership in this sector. These senior executives and AdvaMed staff
will discuss the “state of the states” and release its State Medical Technology Competitiveness Agenda,
providing an overview of policy options that can be put in place to foster growth in 2013 and beyond.
WHO: Stephen Rapundalo, President and CEO, MichBio
Christopher Molineaux, President, Pennsylvania Bio
Thomas J. Sommer, President, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council
Joe Panetta, President & CEO, BIOCOM (Southern California)
Peggy Welch, Executive Director, Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council, Inc.
Jessica Crawford, President, MedTech Association (New York)
Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO, AdvaMed
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 5 at noon
WHERE: AdvaMed Offices, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.
To cover this media briefing and luncheon via telecom, please RSVP by contacting Wanda Moebius at
(202) 434-7240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.