Supplier Partnerships, Risk Mitigation Strategies, Global Compliance Among Discussion Topics


(Atlanta, GA) – The only conference specifically for direct procurement and strategic sourcing professionals from the medical device space will return to Atlanta on January 23-24, 2017. Attendees and speakers will participate in a conference specific to the industry and network with fellow executives from some of the biggest companies in healthcare. Offering an exclusive chance to take part in interactive panel discussions and workshops addressing the most top-of-mind issues and trends in sourcing.


Major topics during the meeting will address striking a balance between cost savings and component quality through collaborative partnerships with suppliers, advanced qualification techniques and strategic supplier selection within emerging markets while mitigating risks throughout the supply chain. Distinguished presenters from large and small medical device companies and legal organizations include Rick Boggs of Medtronic, Vincenta Hoffman of St Jude Medical, and Judy Panayos of BD.


The Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference offers a broad range of perspectives and ideas. Participants can expect to take away immediately implementable concepts and insight through scheduled small group discussion on topics received through feedback during the conference.


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