Future-Minded Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons Will Advise Industry Stakeholders and Manufacturing Community at OMTEC® 2019

By Mike Evers

A select group of orthopedic surgeons will share their insights and ideas with industry professionals at OMTEC®, the 15th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference, June 11-13 in Chicago. Surgeon speakers Include a world leader in robotic surgery, a past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a co-founder of Global Spine Outreach.

In the Keynote Panel, Innovation in Orthopedics, three surgeon panelists will share perspective on what’s working in orthopedics, what gaps remain and how orthopedic manufacturers can develop new, relevant products that solve problems and alleviate pressures for hospitals and ASCs.

The Surgeon Pod, sponsored by Elos Medtech, is exclusively staffed by surgeons with deep engineering, entrepreneurial and “get it done” backgrounds. The Surgeon Pod experience is ideal for executives, engineers and regulatory staff seeking opportunities to speak one-on-one with surgeons.

Over the course of two days, surgeons will speak on the future of:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality
  • Digital Health and Wearables
  • Hospital and ASC Inventory Logistics
  • Orthobiologics in Trauma Procedures
  • Advanced Materials in Spine Surgery
  • Personalized Implants in Joint Replacement

Conference education is steered by OMTEC’s Advisory Board, boasting representation from market leaders and key players DePuy Synthes, Zimmer Biomet, Stryker, Arthrex, Smith & Nephew and Medtronic. OMTEC 2019 speakers include experts from Aesculap, Camber Spine, Corin USA and Orchid Orthopedic Solutions.

Registration is open and interested parties are encouraged to visit the conference website, www.OMTECexpo.com, where they can learn more and confirm their participation. All told, nearly 1,200 participants are expected.