IHS GlobalSpec Announces Free Medical Equipment Design Online Event

IHS GlobalSpec (NYSE: IHS):

Who: IHS GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS).

What: IHS GlobalSpec Online Events are one-day, live and interactive sessions that connect a worldwide community of suppliers and distributors with their target market of engineering, technical and industrial professionals. At this free online event, meet with leading suppliers to the medical manufacturing and design industry and discover the latest trends impacting the world of medical equipment design. Learn about the latest advances and developments in the areas of medical grade materials and products; electrical and electronic components and equipment; computers, imaging, and software; and home healthcare and diagnostics. Attendees can also network directly with other industry professionals and participate in educational sessions that will help their businesses remain profitable and competitive in today's marketplace.

When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST (8:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST)
  • Visit the many booths in the Exhibit Hall, chat with booth representatives, learn about new products, and more.
  • Visit the Knowledge Exchange and interact with other attendees.
  • Visit the Resource Center and download all materials of interest.

Where: Free registration online at http://bit.ly/13tL8x2.

Event Schedule

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM PST)

Critical Cleaning for Medical Device Design and Manufacturing Presented by Jeff Phillips, senior manager, science & marketing, Alconox Inc.

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM EST (9:30 AM – 10:15 AM PST)

New Implantable Sensors with No Electrical Connections Presented by Eric H. Ledet, associate professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1:15 PM – 1:45 PM EST (10:15 AM – 10:45 AM PST)

Ensuring Medical Device Safety through Digital Authentication Presented by Jonathan Dillon, senior applications engineer, Memory Products Division, Microchip Technology Inc.

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM EST (10:45 AM – 11:30 AM PST)

The Future of Ablation Catheter Technologies for Atrial Fibrillation Presented by Dr. Keith Turner, partner, Cambridge Design Partnership LLP

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM EST (11:30 AM – 12:15 PM PST)

Ease of Use, Ease of Training - The Great Design Challenge Presented by Dr. James H. Philip, MEE MD CCE, anesthesiologist & director anesthesiology bioengineering, Brigham & Women's Hospital; associate professor, Harvard Med School

About IHS GlobalSpec

IHS GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical, industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals. IHS GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, IHS GlobalSpec helps generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through networks and via real-time engagement.

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