North America's Largest Medtech Conference Returns

The MD&M West Conference is the biggest medical manufacturing conference in the US, taking place in one of the world's largest hubs for medical device innovation — Southern California. This year's conference lineup features a curated roster of speakers with deeply technical expertise in everything from product development and quality to 3D printing and next-gen design. They're pioneers in the international medtech community and experts at managing the complexity of designing, developing, and bringing medical devices to life.

The conference offers a unique educational experience for professionals involved in medical device product development and commercialization — from R&D, design, and manufacturing engineers to regulatory affairs professionals and C-suite executives — covering emerging technologies, new materials, user-centered design, quality, and more.

Track Topics at the MD&M Conference

This tracks highlights emerging technologies in the design and manufacturing industry and details how to work them into new or existing medical devices.

Explore market trends to tailor medical devices for users while learning strategies to speed them to market, and ensure adoption.

Get up-to-the-minute thinking in deep-dive sessions covering materials, testing, prototyping, manufacturing techniques, and more.

Access need-to-know updates and regulatory compliance topics. From quality control with the FDA to the new EU regulations affecting products sold in Europe.

Innovation Summit Tracks

A must for engineering professionals working in the additive manufacturing space, this three-day conference will cover 3D printing with metal, the use of 3D Printing in the medical arena, new technologies and materials, and more.

This year's smart manufacturing program features industry visionaries as they tackle crucial topics in this multi-billion dollar industry. Sessions will focus on collaborative robots, AI, machine learning, big data, sensing technologies, and Industrial IoT.

Top Five Reasons to Attend

Unlimited Track Hopping

Choose any session across all three tracks to build the agenda that's right for you. More than 35 hours of education!

Industry-Leading Education

Get up to speed on industry mainstays including IoT, bioprinting, 3D printing, VR, AI, surgical robots, and so much more.

Expert-led Sessions

Learn from the brightest minds at top companies including Medtronic, Boston Scientific & Texas Instruments.

Exclusive Networking

Make connections with serious professionals at networking lunches and a welcome reception for conference pass holders only.

Access Conference Slides

For conference attendees only, you’ll get access to the password-protected presentation materials used for the expert-led conference sessions.

Need to Justify Your Attendance?

You're sold on the benefits of attending this industry mega event, but how about your boss? Although professional development is essential, it can also be a big investment of time and money. If you need help making the case to management, we're here for you! Use these tools in our Justification Toolkit to convince your boss that MD&M West is an investment worth making.


Interested in Becoming a Speaker?

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Conference Hours

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 5-6
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 7
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.