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ORTHOWORLD Announces Robust Education Lineup for OMTEC 2011, Its Orthopaedic Conference Offering Commercialization Solutions for Industry Professionals

Opening Keynote Features Marshall Steele, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Steele & Associates

CHAGRIN FALLS, OH--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - ORTHOWORLD, Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced its education curriculum for OMTEC 2011, the 7th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference. Held June 15-16 in Chicago, Illinois, OMTEC is the first and predominant conference of its kind and is expected to continue blazing the trail toward solutions for prosperity in the orthopaedic industry.

OMTEC's opening keynote address features Dr. Marshall Steele, board certified orthopaedic surgeon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Steele & Associates. Dr. Steele will discuss the potential opportunities created by surgeons and hospitals aligning their incentives and speaking with one voice. On day two, Don Urbanowicz, former Stryker executive, leverages his successful 30-year industry track record to deliver insights into the post-recession, post-reform climate and the impact and opportunities expected over the next five years.

A robust lineup of lectures and workshops complements the keynotes by providing time- and money-saving tools and disciplines for speedy adoption in the workplace. Research and development engineers, operations professionals, buyers, project managers and everyone along the supply chain can expect to obtain the knowledge and connections required to thrive by participating in sessions such as: Planning For and Managing FDA Inspections, Getting Started with CE Marking, The View from Washington, The Fundamentals of Reimbursement, Clinical Evaluation 101, The Toolbox for High Speed Innovation, Supply Chain Management, Sales & Operations Planning and more.

"OMTEC consistently attracts industry achievers," explains April Bright, General Manager of ORTHOWORLD. "Those who attend OMTEC understand that investments in education and personal relationships yield return, even in the absence of regulatory, political or economic certainty."


www.omtecexpo.com is positioned to quickly deliver complete details on the acclaimed educational lineup and introduce you to more than 100 of the industry's foremost orthopaedic suppliers and service providers that are confirmed to exhibit at OMTEC this June.

Founded in 1992, ORTHOWORLD is the only producer of strategic intelligence in the world solely focused on the global orthopaedic market. Its singular mission is helping orthopaedic companies and individuals improve their performance.


Carolyn LaWell