November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
2017 Minneapolis Content Schedule
Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.
Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab), Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Pamela Omdahl, PhD (Medtronic), Jay Reid (Medtronic Global Medical Education), Michael Bateman, PhD (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab)
Mark provides regulatory counsel to medical technology and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to practicing law he worked in product commercialization and development at three companies, MedTox (now LabCorp), Celleration (now Alliqua), and ev3 (now Covidien-Medtronic). Mark has been invited to speak nationally and internationally nearly eighty times on regulatory topics that impact the life sciences industry. His practice focuses on counseling companies on regulations that impact the commercialization of medical technologies and pharmaceuticals. Mark counsels clients on how to mitigate the risks that the Sales and Marketing functions present. He performs compliance assessments and implements compliance programs, trains companies on how to interact with healthcare professionals, and provides counseling on how to avoid and respond to enforcement actions. Mark performs investigations and negotiates with the FDA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of clients. He has convinced the government not to escalate enforcement actions on numerous occasions.
Mark teaches FDA law as an Adjunct Professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He sits on the Advisory Board for the school's nationally ranked Health Law Institute. He is also the school Health Law Regulatory Compliance Competition Coach. Mark sits on the Section Council for the Minnesota State Bar Association Food, Drug, and Device Law Section. He has chaired the Section. Mark has Co-Chaired the Medical Alley Regulatory Special Interest Group. He is a member of the American Bar Association.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.