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AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE SYMPOSIA
Monday, May 26, 2008

11:00 a.m. Congress Registration
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Preconference I: Comparing, Contrasting and Complying with the Various Medical Device Global Codes of Conduct


  • Herb Riband, Esq., Vice President, Legal and External Affairs, Medtronic International, Tolochenaz, Switzerland
  • Paul J. Silver, Managing Director, Life Sciences Advisory Services, Huron Consulting Group, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Rosemary Ernst Weghorst, Life Sciences Advisory Services, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL, USA
  • John Bentivoglio, Esq., Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Former Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud and Chief Privacy Officer, United States Department of Justice Washington, DC, USA (Co moderator)
  • Kathleen Lundberg, Senior Vice President/Chief Compliance Officer, Global Compliance CRM/CS, Boston Scientific Corporation, Saint Paul, MN, USA (Co moderator)
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1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Preconference II: "Dawn Raids" and Applicable Procedure in the EU, Including Preparation, Response and Privilege Issues


1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Preconference III: Dangerous Documents: Finding Landmines in Your Emails and FDA Records


  • Frances Richmond, PhD, Director of the Regulatory Science Program, USC School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA
  • Nancy Singer, JD, President, Compliance-Alliance LLC, Former Special Counsel, AdvaMed, Washington, DC
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4:00 p.m.

Preconference Adjournment




AGENDA: DAY 1 - OPENING PLENARY SESSION
Monday, May 26, 2008

4:15 p.m.

Introduction and Welcome

Steve Ubl
President and Chief Executive Officer, AdvaMed, Washington, DC, USA

Christopher L. White, Esq.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary AdvaMed, Washington, DC, USA (Co chair)

4:30 p.m.

Keynote Address: Leadership and Compliance

Guy J. Lebeau, MD
Company Group Chairman, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Johnson & Johnson, Chairman, Eucomed, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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5:00 p.m.

An Overview of MedTech-Kompass: BVMed's Campaign to Explain to Companies, Hospital Management, Physicians and Medical Staff How a Corruption-Free Cooperation Can Work

Joachim M. Schmitt
Director General and Member of the Board, BVMed, Berlin, Germany
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5:30 p.m.

Setting the Stage: An Interactive Panel Discussion of Crucial Compliance Issues by Global Compliance Professionals

Austin Byrd
Vice President, Ethics, Compliance & Professional Affairs, Smith & Nephew, Inc, Memphis, TN

Daniel J. Garen, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer, Siemens Medical Solutions, Siemens AG, Tarrytown, NY, USA

Tamara Tubin
Compliance Manager EMEA, Zimmer GmbH, Winterthur, Switzerland

Ted Acosta, Esq.
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP, Paris, France (Moderator)
Panel Discussion Only

6:45 p.m.

Adjournment and Networking Reception Featuring Company Best Practice Policy and Procedure Poster Board and Exchange Reception

The International Device Congress Networking Reception will feature the exchange and presentation of company best practice policy and procedures at poster boards throughout the Device Congress Exhibit area.





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