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2nd Annual Medical Device Project & Portfolio Management

Driving Business Objectives, Strategic Growth Initiatives and ROI through Aligned Project and Portfolio Management

17-18 May 2017
Embassy Suites St Paul, St. Paul, MN, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Ensuring a Robust and Highest Quality Portfolio

It’s important to break-down and qualify and quantify risk in portfolio management, because if there are too many risks in a project it could be detrimental to the success of the project and the entire portfolio. It’s critical to assess risk so then professionals can draw-down their financial estimates.

Workshop Moderator: Dr. Norbert Leinfellner, Vice President, Product Development Engineering Global Research and Development

Company: Fresenius Medical Care

Conference Workshop

Implementing Portfolio Management Metrics that will Optimize Future Management Initiatives

Aligning a small set of portfolio management metrics is key to the overall success of the portfolio and projects.

Workshop Moderator: Doug Campbell, Senior Director, Program Management & Strategy


Why You Should Attend

2nd Annual Medical Device Project & Portfolio Management

By attending this marcus evans, 2nd Annual Medical Device Project & Portfolio Management conference, professionals in portfolio management, corporate strategy and project management will be brought together to strategize best practices in project investment, prioritization project, and allocation to establish a robust portfolio management plan.

The medical device industry is constantly evolving, with companies expanding their portfolios, to allocating resources to top priority projects, itís critical for them to have a competitive edge in the market. Consistency across internal teams and aligning strategic initiatives to overall portfolio strategy are critical to the success of the company. If one aspect of the project is lacking and not doing well, it will not only be detrimental to the project, but to the overall success and health of the portfolio. Itís important to evaluate project prioritization, and determine the right tools and technologies for more effective decision making.

Key Topics

  • Leverage hard & soft skills in portfolio management to allow in improved internal collaboration
  • Grow a company’s portfolio through effective utilization of a strategic portfolio management plan
  • Prioritize projects to advance resource allocation methods
  • Transition from strategic to operations management in portfolio management to improve efficiency
  • Incorporate innovation in portfolio management to ensure new projects are being integrated successfully in the portfolio
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Zimmer Biomet, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Medtronic, Stryker, GE Healthcare, Smiths Medical, Endologix, Smith and Nephew, CareFusion, Boston Scientific, Abbott Vascular, St. Jude Medical, Edwards Lifesciences, Thermo Fisher Scientific, B. Braun Medical

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    Practical Insights From

    Amir Khamseh
    Head-PMO, Surgical Heart Valve Therapy
    Edwards Lifesciences

    Dr. Norbert Leinfellner
    Vice President, Product Development Engineering Global Research and Development
    Fresenius Medical Care

    Doug Campbell
    Senior Director, Program Management & Strategy

    Jeffrey Puzas
    Global Director, Product Development & Portfolio Management
    GE Healthcare, Maternal Infant Care

    Ben Pearson
    Director, R&D Finance & Portfolio Management Restorative Therapies Group

    Eric Gillman, PMP
    Director, Product Development and Program Management Specialty Surgical Solutions
    Integra LifeSciences, Inc.

    Heather Tibbles-Vassilev, PMP
    Director, Program Management- CC/IA Business Unit
    Beckman Coulter

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Kirill Pokotilov

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6313
    Fax: 312-894-6304