Michigan Biosciences Organization - MichBio Release: Consortium of State-Based MedTech Associations to Spotlight Key 2013 Issues  
2/5/2013 12:19:48 PM

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