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Renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon and Advisor to Fortune 500 Companies Named as Keynote Speakers at OMTEC 2016
Hospital for Special Surgery’s Steven Haas, M.D. and A.T. Kearney’s Bill Tribe, Ph.D. will Deliver Futurist Insights to Orthopaedic Industry Stakeholders

Chagrin Falls, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OMTEC 2016, the 12th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference, will gather professionals from around the world and from within the full spectrum of the supply chain to educate, network, problem-solve and uncover opportunities to advance the specialty of orthopaedics.

“OMTEC will provide actionable advice for present-day challenges, and also furnish the crucial futurist viewpoints of Drs. Haas and Tribe,” commented Carolyn LaWell, Chief Content Officer for ORTHOWORLD Inc., the company behind OMTEC. “The implications of changes made today – be they technological, logistical, infrastructural or otherwise – need to be evaluated for their relevancy and impact, three, five, even several years down the line. OMTEC is the ideal place to engage in such discussions, since everyone present is part of the same chain.”

OMTEC 2016 will take place June 15-16, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Approximately 1,000 participants from 15 countries are expected.

Additional speakers:

  • Greg Bylo, Vice President, Healthcare at GS1 (@GS1_US) works closely with industry stakeholders to understand their collective objectives and challenges—particularly as they relate to FDA regulations such as Unique Device Identification (UDI).
  • Evangeline Loh, Ph.D., RAC, Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs at EMERGO (@EmergoGroup) leads the regulatory team supporting Emergo’s 2,700+ medical device clients globally. She has personally assisted dozens of orthopaedic companies with regulatory strategy, registration and consulting projects.
  • Blaine Warkentine, M.D., MPH (@blainomd) is trained in orthopaedic surgery and is an innovator and entrepreneur with 17 years of experience in the industry. Today, he focuses on big scalable issues that improve the overall value of healthcare.


A full list of this year’s growing lineup of speakers is available on the website at www.OMTECexpo.com. Those interested in attending should take advantage of special rates and register by March 31, 2016. For important OMTEC updates, follow us on social media at @OMTEC_expo and #OMTEC2016.