December 07, 2010 08:28 ET

SEMDA Announces Expanded 2011 Conference

Premier Regional Gathering for the Medical Device Industry

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - The Southeastern Medical Device Association's (SEMDA) 5th annual conference will take place on March 29-30, 2011, adding a half day to the popular medical device event. Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, the conference balances presentations by medical device companies to investors with educational programs and networking opportunities.

Specifically designed to meet the needs of medical device industry professionals, the expanded format will allow additional time for educational and panel presentations, as well as one-on-one meetings.

Another addition for 2011 is a Gala Dinner, which will be held on March 29 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. The annual SpotLight Awards, which recognize individuals and companies that have made substantial contributions to the growth of the Southeastern medical device industry, will be presented during the dinner.

This year's conference will be held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, a midtown Atlanta conference facility that offers more room for presentations and meetings, complemented by state-of-the-art technology capabilities.

Other highlights will include:

  • Keynote presentations from industry leaders
  • Presentations from some of the region's top existing and emerging medical device companies
  • Workshops on a variety of topics including critical business issues affecting those within the industry
  • Panel discussions by VCs and business development professionals, as well as a CEO Roundtable
  • Numerous industry networking opportunities

For more information about the conference, sponsorship opportunities, presenting company application or registration, visit

The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit association that supports and promotes the medical device companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, entrepreneurs, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. For more information, visit

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