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4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design

Advancing Human Factors Strategies and Usability Testing to Enhance User Experience and Safety

1-2 Aug 2018
Hilton Minneapolis | Minneapolis, MN, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Integrating Product Development & Human Factors Research to Create a More Collaborative Workflow

This interactive workshop will go beyond troubleshooting and allow you to develop updated processes for aligning Product Development and Human Factors Research to improve overall use of Human Factors throughout the product lifecycle.

Workshop Moderator: Christina Scavuzzo

Company: BD

Conference Workshop

Expanding Market Opportunities & Overcoming Regulatory Challenges with the Development of Home Use Medical Devices

This interactive workshop will help to improve strategies for moving from the clinical to the home space. This workshop will understand the FDA expectations for using devices at home.

Workshop Moderator: Darin Oppenheimer


Why You Should Attend

4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design

The marcus evans 4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design conference will bring together professionals responsible for human factors engineering, user experience, usability engineering, and research and development to highlight cutting edge strategies and emerging trends in the field of human factors and usability studies. Participants will uncover key tactics to mitigate use related risk and conduct validation testing.

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Key Topics

  • Improve device usability and user experience through enhanced testing and research strategies
  • Develop user-friendly devices by factoring in use environment and necessary training requirements
  • Maintain compliance by understanding existing and forthcoming changes in the regulatory space
  • Boost strategies for incorporating technology, wearables, and connected devices to improve the user interface
  • Assess the differences in development and submission requirements of combination products
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Penumbra Inc, Wipro Technologies, Draeger, Acclarent, Fresenius Medical Care, Elekta Limited, Novocure, Covidien Gi Solutions, Coloplast Corp., Suneva Medical Inc., Bayer Healthcare, Halyard Health, Medtronic Inc., St. Jude Medical, GE Healthcare, Integra Lifesciences, Intuitive Surgical Inc, Zimmer Inc., Medtronic Neuromodulation, Cardinal Health, Merit Medical Systems, Edwards Lifesciences, McKesson Corporation, and many more!

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    Event Sponsors
    Silver Sponsor
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    UL, LLC
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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Gerard Torenvliet
    Senior Manager, Human Factors & User Experience
    Medtronic CRHF

    Janet Lowe
    Senior Manager Device Development, Medical Affairs
    ICU Medical Inc.

    Janet Creaser
    Senior Human Factors Engineer, Systems Development Group
    Medtronic Restorative Therapies Group

    Ryan Clukey
    Sr. Manager - Human Factors, Usability Engineering & System Validation

    Tina Rees
    Associate Director - Human Factors
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals

    Darin Oppenheimer
    Director, Regulatory Affairs

    Christina Scavuzzo
    Researcher | User Experience Design

    John Kruse
    Senior Human Factors Specialist

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “A great place for HFE technical knowledge exchange. Great for networking with fellow HFE's.” - Beckman Coulter
    • “This is a very informative conference; this was well organized - credit goes to the organizers.” - Alcon Novartis
    • “Hands down the best group of SMEs in an intimate setting which allows for superb knowledge sharing and thoughtful discussions.” - Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    • “Overall great use of two days. I learned many nuanced points on topics I already felt I had a good handle on. New information!” - Medtronic
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    Event Contact

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

    Amanda Pink

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

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6310
    Fax: 312-540-3000 Ext: 6327