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2017 AGA TECH SUMMIT

Fostering Innovation and Technology in Digestive Diseases: A Conference for Inventors, Investigators and Investors

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Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES

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Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES

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2017 AGA TECH SUMMIT

Fostering Innovation and Technology in Digestive Diseases: A Conference for Inventors, Investigators and Investors

SAGES Logo

Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES

AGA Logo

2017 AGA TECH SUMMIT

Fostering Innovation and Technology in Digestive Diseases: A Conference for Inventors, Investigators and Investors

SAGES Logo

Brought to you in conjunction with SAGES

April 12-14, 2017

InterContinental Boston, MA

Join us for the eighth annual AGA Tech Summit to get an insider’s perspective on critical elements impacting how innovation in the GI space evolves from concept to reality. Organizers have handpicked some of the most prominent individuals in the physician, medtech and regulatory communities to lead you in a program that’s sure to inform as well as inspire.

You’ll be provided with an outlook on the evolution of the digestive health world, including information on medtech successes in GI and metabolic diseases from 2016. This also a chance to explore opportunities and challenges in personalized medicine, improving patient outcomes and more.


DON’T MISS OUT

Networking Opportunities
April 12-14

Sponsor Reception
April 12, 5-8 p.m.

AGA “Shark Tank”
April 14, 10:10-11:10 a.m.

April 12-14

Boston Intercon, Boston, MA

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April 12-14
Boston Intercon, Boston, MA

Join prominent individuals in the physician, medtech and regulatory communities to get an in-depth outlook on the digestive health world. you’ll be able to explore opportunities in personalized medicine, how MACRA is impacting health economics and underlying factors behind innovation adoption.

This is your opportunity to network and engage with the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology, FDA and other key stakeholders to help shape future and directions and decisions


DON’T MISS OUT

Networking Opportunities
April 12-14

Sponsor Reception
April 12, 5-8 p.m.

AGA “Shark Tank”
April 14, 10:10-11:10 a.m.

Program Agenda

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

CGIT Strategic Advisory Board Dinner Reception and Keynote Presentation (Sponsors Only)
5–8 p.m.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Continental Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m.
The 2017 Digestive Health World Outlook
Moderator: Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
8:30–8:40 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sheila Crowe, MD, AGAF, and Aurora D. Pryor, MD
8:40–8:50 a.m. CGIT: A Year in Review
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
8:50–9 a.m. 2017 Tech Summit Diamond Sponsor Presentations
PENTAX Medical
Boston Scientific
9–9:20 a.m. Top 2016 Medtech Successes in GI and Metabolic Diseases and the Impact on the Field
Jay Pasricha, MD
9:20–9:30 a.m. Q&A Session
9:30–10 a.m. What’s in Store for the Medtech Industry: 2017 and Beyond (Keynote Presentation)
Herbert Lerner, MD
10–10:30 a.m. Moderated Panel Discussion
Networking Break
10:30–11 a.m.
The Macroeconomics of Care Delivery: MACRA and the Change to Come
Moderator: Robert A. Ganz, MD
11–11:20 a.m. MACRA: The Big Picture
Robert S. Jasak, Esq
11:20–11:40 a.m. MACRA: Value-Based Care
Lawrence Kosinski, MD, AGAF
11:40 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Moderated Panel Discussion
Networking Lunch
12:20–1:30 p.m.
Driving Innovation Adoption: What's the Problem and How Can We Get it Moving?
Moderators: Christopher M. Schlachta, MD, and Jeffery M. Marks, MD
1:30–1:50 p.m. Underutilization of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the U.S.: What is it Costing Us?
Rocco Ricciardi, MD, MPH
1:50–2:05 p.m. Treatment Decision Support for Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Value to Payors, Employers and Employees
Richard J. Migliori, MD
2:05–2:20 p.m. Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Proving the Value of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Company Employees
John de Csepel, MD
2:20–2:50 p.m. Moderated Panel Discussion
Networking Break
2:50–3:20 p.m.
Research Updates: Presented by Recipient of the 2016 Medtronic Innovation Award
Moderator: Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
3:20–3:25 p.m. Opening Remarks
Jay Pasricha, MD
3:25–3:35 p.m. 2016 Medtronic Innovation Award Recipient
Wa Xian, Ph.D
3:35–3:40 p.m. Announcement of the 2017 Medtronic Innovation Award Recipient
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
Quality Outcomes: Can We Improve the Safety Paradigms?
Moderator(s): Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, and Aurora D. Pryor, MD
3:40–3:55 p.m. Changes in Health Education
Matthew Ritter, MD
3:55–4:10 p.m. Real-Time Safety Processes for Improved Patient Outcomes
Dana Telem, MD, MPH
4:10–4:25 p.m. The Future of Virtual Mentoring
Christopher M. Schlachta, MD
4:25–4:50 p.m. Panel Discussion
Networking Reception
4:50–7 p.m.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Continental Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Raising Capital: What Are the Options?
Moderator: Brian Tinkham
8:30–8:50 a.m. Review of Various Funding Models
Christopher C. Thompson, MD
8:50–9:10 a.m. Finding Capital: The Difference Between an Idea and a Product
Tom Shehab, MD
9:10–9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
Shark Tank: Where Are They Now?
Moderator: Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF, and V. Raman Muthusamy, MD
9:30–9:40 a.m. Presentation of where past participants of the Shark Tank are now.
Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF
9:40–9:45 a.m. Invendo Medical
John Cifarelli
9:45–9:50 a.m. Cernostics
Michael Hoerres
Networking Break
9:50–10:10 a.m.
2017 AGA Shark Tank: Will Their Ideas and Business Plans Survive?
Moderators: Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF, and V. Raman Muthusamy, MD
10:10–10:22 a.m. CRC Screening Test for the Detection of Colorectal Neoplasia-Associated RNA Biomarkers
10:22–10:34 a.m. EndoReVu™ and EndoFeed™
10:34–10:46 a.m. Polyp Classification Innovation Using Elastic Scattering Spectroscopy
10:46–10:58 a.m. Early Detection of Infectious Complications of Endoscopic Procedures Using Billing Data
10:58–11:10 a.m. Reimagining Endoscopy through Advancements in LED Lighting
11:10–11:40 a.m. Moderated Panel Discussion
Networking Lunch
11:40 a.m.–1 p.m.
Techniques to Enhance Personalized Medicine: Is it in Our Genes?
Moderators: C. Richard Boland, MD, AGAF, and Joshua Melson, MD
1–1:15 p.m. Novel Tools to Accelerate Implementation of Germline Genetic Testing
Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH
1:15–1:30 p.m. Molecular Biomarkers for Precision Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer
Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH
1:30–1:45 p.m. Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes – Caveats and Pitfalls of Genetics
Matthew B. Yurgelun, MD
1:45–2:05 p.m. Panel Discussion
Applications for Evaluating Patient Risk: Can We Personalize Medicine for GI Disease?
Moderators: C. Richard Boland, MD, AGAF, and Joshua Melson, MD
2:05–2:25 p.m. The Journey of Liquid Biopsy: From Engineering Concept to Clinical Implementation
Shannon Stott, PhD
2:25–2:45 p.m. Changes in Tissue Requirements: Overview of Liquid Biopsies and Circulating Tumor Cells
Erica Carpenter, MBA, PhD
2:45–3 p.m. Predicting Clinical Outcomes in CRC with Genetics
C. Richard Boland, MD, AGAF
3–3:20 p.m. How Payors Are Integrating Personalized Medicine into their Plan
Abigail Berman, MD
3:20–3:40 p.m. Panel Discussion
3:40–4 p.m. Closing Panel Discussion: Meeting Recap and Call to Action

Pricing

AGA/SAGES Member

After March 31
$700
  • Online registration is no longer available. You must register onsite.

Nonmember

After March 31
$900
  • Online registration is no longer available. You must register onsite.

AGA Trainee Member

After March 31
$200
  • Online registration is no longer available. You must register onsite.

SAGES Members

To register at the AGA member price, contact AGA at member@gastro.org. Please provide your name and SAGES member ID. Your membership will need to be verified prior to registering for the summit.

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Cancellation Policy
A refund (less a $50 processing fee) will be given for cancellations received in writing on or before March 31, 2017. Please send requests to AGA Member Relations via email (member@gastro.org), fax (301-272-1774) or mail (4930 Del Ray Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814).

No cancellations will be accepted for refunds after March 31, 2017. Refunds cannot be made for no shows.

Highlights

Networking Opportunities
Several opportunities are available to connect with faculty and attendees during the program, including scheduled breaks, lunches and the networking reception on Thursday evening.
Sponsor Reception
Sponsors who contribute at any level are invited to attend this pre-meeting reception to network with AGA and SAGES leadership as well as other industry representatives. This is an opportunity to voice ideas, challenges and unmet needs concerning innovation in the GI space.
AGA “Shark Tank”
Companies/entrepreneurs selected to participate will have five minutes to present their GI-related innovation or technology to an expert panel of venture capitalists, physicians, and industry executives that make acquisition decisions. Learn more and apply.

 “One of my must-attend meetings of the year.”

John O’Dea, PhD; CEO and Chairman, Crospon

Testimonials

Laurel R. Fisher, MD, AGAF

Jaime Bohl, MD

David Woods

Planning Committee

Laurel R. Fisher, MD, AGAF
Member, CGIT Events and Communications Subcommittee

Jeffrey M. Marks, MD
Liaison, SAGES

Jeffrey L. Tokar, MD, AGAF
Member, CGIT Events and Communications Subcommittee

Robert A. Ganz, MD
Member, CGIT Events and Communications Subcommittee

Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF

Michael L. Kochman, MD, AGAF

Chair, CGIT Executive Committee

SPONSORS

Diamond Level

Boston Scientific
Pentax Medical

Gold Level

EndoGastric Solutions
Medtronic
Torax Medical

Silver Level

Apollo Endosurgery

Bronze Level

Crospon
NinePoint Medical
Vital Therapies
Exact Science
Olympus
Fuji film
ReShape Medical
Mauna Kea Technologies
US Endoscopy

Thank you to our 2017 corporate sponsors!

Give your company the recognition it deserves and join a select group of medtech companies by sponsoring the AGA Tech Summit. To learn more about available opportunities, contact Amy Woodward by emailing awoodward@gastro.org.

 “A truly unique event that brings together
clinicians, industry, investors and regulators.”

Patrick MacCarthy, VP of Marketing, NinePoint Medical, Inc.

CONTACT US

For program-related questions, email Jennifer Conte at jconte@gastro.org.

For questions regarding registration, email AGA Member Relations at member@gastro.org.

 

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