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10 DAYS TO GO UNTIL MEDTECH19

The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) Annual Conference is 10 days away. MedTech19 will take place in Sydney on 19-20 September.

MTAA’s annual conference is the premier medical technology industry conference in Australia and is a major event on the Australian healthcare calendar. This year’s conference, tailored to a wider audience, will feature a variety of current issues with concurrent sessions and a workshop scheduled.

MedTech19 provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to gather and exchange ideas and insights with their peers and other leaders within the medical technology community.

This year’s conference will open with a focus on cyber security, with a keynote address from Ms Marene Allison, Chief Information Security Officer, Johnson & Johnson, Worldwide Vice President Information Security & Risk Management, who will provide an overview of the global landscape for cyber security and the impacts on healthcare.

On day two, the future of private health insurance will be discussed by a panel of experts, including Dr Andrew Charlton, Co-founder of AlphaBeta Advisers and author of Keeping Premiums Low: Towards a more sustainable private healthcare system, a report recently commissioned by MTAA.

There will also be presentations by the TGA’s Adjunct Professor John Skerritt, Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen, and Dr Robert Hankin, CEO, Health Industry Business Communication Council and many more.

Ian Burgess, Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Technology Association of Australia said:

 “MTAA’s annual conference is the premier medical technology industry conference in Australia and brings together leaders and influencers across industry, government and academia to discuss what’s up ahead for the MedTech industry.

“MedTech19 is an opportunity to hear from senior Commonwealth officials, international industry leaders and local experts on topics ranging from cybersecurity to the future of private health insurance.

“This year’s conference will build on the success of last year’s event with more workshops and exclusive content to help you and your business navigate the challenges ahead in what is shaping up to be a big year for the industry.

“MedTech19 will provide more opportunities for networking and building valuable relationships with health industry stakeholders from across Australia and internationally.”

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