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Event NameUMN 2017 16th Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference
Event Date(s) Monday, April 10, 2017  to Thursday, April 13, 2017
Event Location The Commons Hotel & McNamara Alumni Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
DescriptionThe University of Minnesota’s Medical Devices Center (part of the Institute for Engineering in Medicine), the College of Science and Engineering, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering presents the 16th Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 10-13, 2017. The world's largest medical device conference will be held at The Commons Hotel & McNamara Alumni Center, located on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus.

The DMD Conference brings together medical device designers, manufacturers, researchers and representatives from academia and the public sector.

Conference Goals

• Provide a national forum to bring together world-class medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and the public sector to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design

• Showcase the University of Minnesota as a leader in the medical device community, and

• Raise funds from corporate sponsorship to support medical device education at the University of Minnesota Call for Papers

The University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference seeks original two-page papers that demonstrate new technologies and applications in the field of medical device design.

Submissions from academic and industry researchers, clinicians and practitioners are encouraged. The paper should present an unbiased description of an experiment, product or business method related to medical devices. Detailed author instructions can be found on the Call for Papers webpage. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to present during one of the conference Scientific Poster Sessions. Authors of ten accepted papers describing medical device designs that have the potential for commercialization will be invited to present at the Three-in-Five Competition session in addition to their poster presentation. A few authors may be invited to present during an oral session of contributed papers in addition to their poster presentation.

Two-page technical briefs are due Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Registration Registration opens January 1, 2017! Early Bird Deadline is March 13. Complete registration information can be found at
SponsorRebound Therapeutics
Host CompanyUniversity of Minnesota
Contact Information Phone: 612-626-2547
Fax:   612-626-2548 
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