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Biocom Supported Events

Biocom is proud to support the following events within the Life Sciences Community.


Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) 14th Annual Congress

Thursday, March 30, 2017
- Saturday, April 01, 2017

08:00 AM
- 05:00 PM

The SBMT Board of Directors invites you to the 14th Annual Congress
 March 30- April 1, 2017 at the
Santa Clara Convention Center, California.

The 2017 World Congress will be supported by the US Government as well as many prominent US
Universities and institutions. The program will represent state-of-the-art science and technology in the
field of neuroscience, engineering, neurosurgery, psychiatry, psychology, molecular biology, neurology,
radiology and oncology.

This world-class scientific event will bring together physicians, scientists, policy makers, funding
agencies and industry to further advance the applications in brain and spinal cord mapping and image
guided therapies (operative and non-operative). The meeting is designed to facilitate integration of
nanotechnology, cellular therapy with medical devices and imaging. The theme of the meeting is Brain
Health, Innovation, Technology, Translation, Research, and Commercialization.

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Biomedical Emergence in the East Bay

Thursday, March 30, 2017
- Thursday, March 30, 2017

10:00 AM
- 12:00 PM
BioMedical Emergence in the East Bay
Learn the Opportunities in Emerging Technologies
Join representatives from biomedical companies throughout the East Bay for this important workshop, hosted by the Biomedical Manufacturing Network, the City of Hayward and the Hayward Chamber of Commerce 

Hear the latest from our presenters:
  • The Geography of the Biomedical Industry
  • Emerging Technologies and Industry Sectors in the Biomedical Industry
  • Biomedical Opportunities for the East Bay: companies, workforce, investments, education
Thursday, March 30

10 a.m. - Noon
Hayward City Hall
777 B St., Hayward
Adjacent Hayward BART
Free parking in 14 downtown lots

Sponsors:  Biocom, Biomedical Manufacturing Network, Hayward Chamber of Commerce, City of Hayward, Baxter, Institute for STEM Education, Eden Area ROP



25th Anniversary Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
- Friday, April 28, 2017

03:00 PM
- 01:00 PM
Plan to attend MDMA’s 2017 Annual Meeting in our Nation’s Capital, April 26-28, 2017. MDMA’s Annual Meeting will cover key issues impacting the United States’ leadership position in med tech innovation, and how we can all help shape the regulatory and legislative agendas. This year’s meeting will provide the latest on regulatory, reimbursement, compliance and international trends, as well interactive sessions with top policy makers from FDA, CMS and more. This year MDMA celebrates 25 years as the leading voice for innovative and entrepreneurial companies, and we’re continuing our proud tradition of interactive panels with top policy makers, and unique networking opportunities.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Senator Todd Young (IN)
  • Scott Huennekens, President & CEO, Verb Surgical, Inc.
  • Joe Kiani, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Masimo Corp.
  • Paul LaViolette, Managing Partner and COO, SV Life Sciences
  • Eric Major, President, CEO & Co-Founder, K2M, Inc.
  • Dan Moore, Chairman, LivaNova
  • Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN)
  • Jeff Shuren, CDRH Director
  • Benson Smith, Chairman, President & CEO, Teleflex, Inc.
  • Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY)
  • Tamara Syrek Jensen, CMS’ Director of Coverage and Analysis Group


2017 BIO International Convention

Monday, June 19, 2017
- Thursday, June 22, 2017

07:00 AM
- 06:00 PM
Returning to San Diego for the 4th time, the 2017 BIO International Convention attracts more than 16,000 global biotechnology and pharma leaders, CROs and CMOs, key academic institutions, major research labs, government agencies, leading consultants and service companies. Attendees come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. 

Registration is now open for 2017's BIO International Convention

The convention floor attracts a full range of executives: more than 75% of attendees have titles of Directors, C-Level and Executive Management. Throughout the convention, hundreds of these life science professionals come through the California Pavilion. The Pavilion is an important resource for convention attendees and as a pavilion sponsor, this is your opportunity to be among the first to have in-person contact with:
  • Executives inquiring into business opportunities with the life science community throughout California
  • Companies looking to relocate or establish a presence within the state of California
  • International delegations looking to connect with key industry players throughout the state
The 2017 California Pavilion offers premium location at the entrance of the Exhibit Hall and main entrance into the Business Forum area, providing an incredible level of visibility with attending life science and pharma executives. Located on the main cross aisle, the foot traffic by the pavilion cannot be rivaled.

If you are interested in showcasing your company at the official State of California Pavilion, please download our Sponsorship Packet for more details.