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The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan is proud to offer its first program in conjunction with MichBio, focusing on the opportunities and unique considerations for exporting medical devices around the globe.

3/31/2015
When: March 31, 2015
1:30-6:00 p.m.
Where: MSU Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Rd.
Lansing, Michigan  48910
United States
Contact: Dave McGuire
734-527-9150

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MichBio is proud to offer its first program in conjunction with the Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan, focusing on the opportunities and unique considerations for exporting medical devices around the globe. 
This event will cover an overview of the medical device industry, different approaches to market entry, and regulatory and supply chain issues. In addition, a panel of global businesspersons will discuss their experiences selling internationally. This event is for new and experienced exporters, as well as anyone with an interest in the industry from an international standpoint. 

 

Agenda
 1:00–1:30 p.m. Registration & Networking
 1:30–1:35 p.m. 

Welcome

Jade Sims, Trade Specialist, MSU International Business Center

 1:35-1:45 p.m. Global Overview of the Medical Technology Industry
Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, President and CEO, MichBio
 1:45-2:15 p.m. Protecting Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace
Noel Day, PhD, Partner, Honigman
 2:15-2:45 p.m. Marketing Approaches in the Global Medtech Space
Matt Graybill, Director of Marketing, Terumo Cardiovascular
 2:45-3:15 p.m. Global Regulatory Strategies
Seth J. Goldenberg, PhD, Director, Regulatory Strategy, NAMSA
 3:15-3:45 p.m. The Medical Equipment Initiative
Eduard Ekel, Regional Director-Detroit, Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Market Access for Global Export

Jennifer Loffredo, U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Service

 4:15-5:00 p.m. Lessons in Overseas Business Growth
Rose Carmichael, President and CEO, BonWRx
Jean Stroster, International Sales, GraMedica
Gary Abusamra, President and CEO, Oxus
 5:00-6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

  

Cost: $35; $15 for students 


 

 

 

 

The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.

Creating Value
by delivering business-critical resources & bottom line savings
Building Networks
by connecting Michigan's bio-industry one member at a time
Growing Talent
by creating opportunities that develop people & build organizations
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