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The best medical device conferences, trade shows, and events in 2024

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2023 is almost up and itโ€™s time to plan for 2024. With the number of innovations and news happening in the medical device industry right now, there should be plenty of opportunities to be inspired and participate in fruitful discussions in upcoming events.

Hereโ€™s our list of the best medtech and medical device events coming up in 2024 in the EU and US.

Did we miss something? Let us know and weโ€™ll add it to the list!Events in the EU

 

Events in the EU

 


RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professional Society) Euro convergence


๐Ÿ“   Location: Berlin, Germany
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: May 6th to 8th, 2024

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What can you expect?

RAPS is perhaps the most important regulatory society in Europe, if not the world. Their European conference (see more about their US equivalent below) is a feast for any regulatory professional looking to expand their regulatory knowledge and network. The Euro Convergence unites regulatory professionals and industry to share, collaborate, and work on the advancement of healthcare in Europe. With sessions dealing with complex topics such as biocompatibility, AI in the context of the IVDR, and post-market clinical follow-up (PMCF), there should be something for everyone. 

 


MedTech Forum


๐Ÿ“   Location: Vienna, Austria
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: May 22nd to 24th, 2024

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What can you expect?

MedTech Forum is a health and medical technology industry conference touching on topics such as transitions between regulations, digital health, and all that it implies global public health, and many more topics dealing with the current regulatory landscape. Held in Dublin in 2023, this yearโ€™s conference takes place in Vienna, Austria. 

 


HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) health conference and exhibition


๐Ÿ“   Location: Rome, Italy
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: May 29th to 31st, 2024

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What can you expect?

HIMSS takes a deep dive into the current regulatory landscape in Europe with their HIMSS24 Europe conference in May. Their conferences will be going through topics such as the AI Act, the European Health Data Space, and the European Recovery and Resilience Fund, among others. The conference is a mix of lectures, networking, and case studies designed to drive change in global health systems. Particular focus is paid to data and innovation, person-enabled care, technology, pan-European collaboration, and workforce sustainability. 

 


MedTecLIVE


๐Ÿ“   Location: Stuttgart, Germany
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: June 18th to 20th, 2024

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What can you expect?

With a focus on manufacturing and medical device production, MedTecLIVE offers a varied program on current medical device industry topics. Specialist forums, idea exchanges, production line areas, exhibits, and product demonstrations โ€“ at MedTecLIVE youโ€™re sure to get a good idea of whatโ€™s happening in the medtech industry. 

 


Medica 2024


๐Ÿ“   Location: Dรผsseldorf, Germany
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: November 11th to 14th, 2024

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What can you expect?

Medica is arguably one of the largest medical device conferences in the world. The conference focuses on the latest advancements in medical technology, equipment, and services and showcases state-of-the-art medical devices, diagnostics, and other innovative healthcare solutions. In 2023, Medica had more than 5,300 exhibitors and 83,000 visitors, so there should be plenty of opportunity to network and get inspired at Medica next year as well. 

 


 

Events in North America

 


Consumer electronics show


๐Ÿ“   Location: Las Vegas, US
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: January 9th to 12th, 2024

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What can you expect?

Most of the Consumer Electronics Show deals with, well, consumer electronics, such as video games, artificial intelligence, and home tech. However, a portion of the conference is dedicated to digital health, where healthcare innovations are showcased. In particular, the session on how tech can transform womenโ€™s health looks interesting. 

 


RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professional Society) Global Regulatory Strategy Conference


๐Ÿ“   Location: Baltimore, US
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: March 5th to 7th, 2024

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What can you expect?

The RAPS global regulatory strategy conference is developed for mid- to senior-level regulatory affairs professionals and designed to provide tools, networking, and insight that can be directly applied to approaching regulatory strategies on a global scale. We recommend the session on the use of standards in global regulatory strategies for medical devices as standards are quickly becoming go-tos for not only regulatory personnel, but also for quality management and product development. 

 


American Medical Device (AMD) summit


๐Ÿ“   Location: Chicago, US
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: September 30th to October 1st, 2024

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What can you expect?

The key themes of this year's AMD Summit are post-market surveillance, market risk, EU MDR, next-gen medical devices, and developing and sustaining the gains of a quality culture, among others. The ADM Summit focuses on enhancing the professional development of personnel involved in any part of the medical device industry, including regulatory and quality. Case studies, networking, sessions, and collaboration drive the summit. 

 


MedTech Con


๐Ÿ“   Location: Toronto, Canada
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ   Dates: October 15th to 17th, 2024

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What can you expect?

MedTech Con combines panel sessions, network events, and exhibits to bring the medical device, diagnostics, and digital technology industries together. With more than 100 sessions, there is plenty of opportunity to dive deep into key topics such as digital health, health equity, climate change, supply chain disruptions, regulations, and more. Additionally, the exhibits provide businesses showcasing their innovations and the chance to find tools and build relationships across companies. 

 


Conclusion


Let's ditch the screens and embrace face-to-face interactions in the ever-evolving world of medical devices! Don't wait any longer โ€“ register now and share your calendar strategy with us. Which medical device meetup has piqued your interest? Seize the opportunity and join us โ€“ register today and embark on a networking journey unlike any other!

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