MEDTECH2017 “DisruptNY: Harnessing the Power of Partnership”

Date: Monday, October 30, 2017 – Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Location: Hyatt Regency Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14202

Join the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York State’s bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry for MEDTECH 2017 “DisruptNY: Harnessing the Power of Partnership.”

Buffalo is a shining example of an American city- reborn in a progressive way, driven by advanced technology industries like Bio/Med and forged through a shared vision of partnership and proactive change. These partnerships have allowed organizations to harness the power of collective brainstorming and intellect while providing a springboard for innovation.

The shift to a value-based healthcare system has not only disrupted the marketplace but also reinvigorated a region and produced noticeable growth. The concentration of life sciences companies on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has tripled to 47, accounting for almost 1/3 of overall tenants, while nearly 40% of 43North winners in the past three years are life sciences companies. These unique crossovers are being embraced by agile startups and established companies’ alike, rapidly propelling traditional healthcare into a new age of advancement and investment.

Discover first-hand how disruption and innovative partnering can transform and drive growth in the Bio/Med industry through:

  • Thought-provoking keynotes from industry leaders with tracks including Innovation & Technology; Regulatory & Policy and Startup track;
  • Interactive panel discussions including an exclusive innovation workshop and Collaboration and Growth track;
  • And opportunities for networking and partnerships featuring a Tech Showcase.

Keynote Speakers:

Michael McCartney, President, DIGITS LLC

Kerry Hicks, Partner, CEO & President, KMG Capital Partners LLC

Sheri Dodd, Vice President and General Manager, Medtronic Care Management Services

Maria Mitchell, Senior Vice President Life Sciences, NYS Empire State Development Corporation


A full agenda can be found on our website:

October 30, 2017 - 07:00 AM - 06:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14202