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November 9, 2021

MDI Expo 2021 is packed with professional content; great keynote speakers, and 3 professional tracks:

  • Quality & Regulation

  • Digital Healthcare

  • Design Practices

Note: The Majority of presentations will be given in Hebrew

Professional tracks presentations will start after a general assembly session.


Event agenda - General

08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast, Exhibit Viewing

09:00 - 10:40

General Assembly - Keynote Speakers

10:40 - 11:20

Break, Exhibition Visit

11:20 - 13:00

Professional Tracks - Part 1 (Quality & Regulation, Digital Healthcare, Design Practices)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 15:40

Professional Tracks - Part 2 (Quality & Regulation, Digital Healthcare, Design Practices)


Summary, Lucky Draws

Keynote Speakers (General Assembly)
(click here for detailed track agenda)


09:00 - 09:20

Welcome Notes

Shuka Zernovizky

Founder, MDI

09:20 - 09:40

Patients & Doctors : Alike
Prof. Varda Shalev

Co-Founder & CMO, Alike

09:40 - 10:00

Digital Health Innovation, Challenges and Solutions
Izhar Laufer

Director of Innovation & Digital Health, Leumit Health Services

10:00 - 10:20

Impact Technology for healthcare & WhaCID*
* WhaCID = What Can I do

Ranit Zexer
CTO, Matrix

10:20 - 10:40

Global Innovation in Healthcare
Adi Zamir
Partnership Leader, aMoon-Roche 

Quality & Regulation Track
(click here for detailed track agenda)

Sponsored by: 

Moderator: Marina Lebel, VP Medical Device, Gsap


11:20 - 11:40

De Novo – No longer That New
Michael Kasser
Director of Regulatory Sciences, Hogan Lovells

11:40 - 12:00

Appointing Your Digital Health EU Suppliers Avoiding Legal Hazards of MDR and IVDR
Alison Dennis
Global Co-Head of Life Sciences, London, Taylor Wessing

12:00 - 12:20

Using Static Analysis Techniques For FDA  and IEC 62304 Source Code Compliance
Daniel Liezrowice
Managing Partner, ESL - Engineering Software Lab

12:20 - 12:40

Cybersecurity: Never an Afterthought, How to Ensure Security and Compliance for
FDA/CE Approval

Margalit Anukov
VP QA/RA, Matrix Medika

12:40 - 13:00

Regulatory Navigation Tools for R&D Managers
Yael Himmel-Shlomo
Director Of Regulatory Affairs, RS-Ness

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

Faster FDA Premarket Submission Via FDA - Accreditation Scheme for
Conformity Assessment (ASCA) Program

Ophir Benjamin Gamliel, CEO, ITL- Israel Testing Laboratories
Slava Pilyagin, Safety Compliance Team Leader, ITL- Israel Testing Laboratories

14:20 - 14:40

Crossing Regulatory Barriers and Go-to-market Challenges - Tips For Localizing Medical Devices
and Clinical Documentation

Batia Epstein-Buchnick
CEO and CLO, QMED-Lingua

14:40 - 15:00

Transition to MDR - Conclusions and Action Items
Michael Brun
Group Manager & GMA Specialist, Hermon Laboratories & Qualitech

15:00 - 15:20

International Standardization of Medical Devices
Ziva Shalev

Standardization Project Manager, The Standards Institution of Israel

15:20 - 15:40

Covid 19, Quality Challenges, and Automation Technologies Engagement
Moshe Radovitch
IT/OT & Quality Director, Origami Information Systems

Digital Healthcare Track
(click here for detailed track agenda)

Sponsored by:
Moderator: Moshe Klaiman, CEO, Matrix Medika

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11:20 - 11:40

Who Will Be the Next Unicorn in the Healthcare Industry?
Moshe Klaiman
CEO, Matrix Medika

11:40 - 12:00

Artificial Intelligence in the EU – A Regulatory and Legal Perspective
Fabien Roy
Partner, Hogan Lovells

12:00 - 12:20

Digital Health- The Way You Never Looked at it
Dr. Ella Sheiman
RA/QA Project Manager, Gsap

12:20 - 12:40

The Life Cycle of a Winning Medical Solution
Yael Meitar Ray

Senior Solutions Architect, Matrix

12:40 - 13:00

Painful Engagement - 5 Steps to Creating Engaging Digital Experiences Even If It Hurts
Robert Priscu
CEO, Zemingo

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

Your Solution is on FHIR®
(FHIR is the Future of Interoperability and Application Development in Healthcare)
Tani (Netanel) Frankel
Senior Sales Engineer, InterSystems

14:20 - 14:40

Navigating Key Legal Issues to Establish a Successful Digital Health Business in the EU and UK
Adrian Toutoungi

Partner, Cambridge, Taylor Wessing

14:40 - 15:00

Success Stories in Medical Device Innovation

Shai Policker

CEO, MEDX Xelerator

15:00 - 15:20

The Secret Sauce of Internal Innovation in Healthcare

Shachaf Snir

Director of Internal Innovation, Clalit Innovation

15:20 - 15:40

Digital Healthcare Product Story – from A to FDA

Omer Maman

VP Marketing & Products, NONAGON


Design Practices Track
(click here for detailed track agenda)

Moderator: Avner Gal, Co-Founder & CEO, Iridium Consultancy & Technologies

11:20 - 11:40

AI Solution For the Next Generation Healthcare Devices

Daniel Gurevich

Senior Application Eng. Advantech IL

11:40 - 12:00

Packaging Guidelines – Helping You Design a Creative and Customized Packaging Solution
Michal Beeri
Medical Device Account Manager, Yail-Noa Group

12:00 - 12:20

Novel Miniature Batteries for Active Implanted Medical Devices
John Tinson
VP Sales & Marketing, Ilika

12:20 - 12:40

Next Level User Experience for Medical Devices with Qt

Emmanuel Penzes, Pre-Sales Engineer, The Qt Company

Arnaud Armengaud, Technical Artist, The Qt Company

12:40 - 13:00

Process Validation in Medical Device
Haim Eliyahu
Engineering and Validation Project Manager, Gsap

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

Adoption of New or Modified Products into an Existing Validated Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Process
Julian Nochomovitz
Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Mediplast

14:20 - 14:40

Working with a Contract Development Partner

Fergus Higgins
Sales Director, Integer

14:40 - 15:00

Power Design for Your Medical Device — Getting it Right

Dr. Liran Katzir

Israel R&D Manager, Advanced Energy

15:00 - 15:20

Human Fall Detection Systems Using MEMS 3-axis Acceleration Sensor

Vinod Kumar Ramu
Product Manager MEMS Sensors, Wurth Elektronik

15:20 - 15:40

Why You Should Consider Regulatory Requirements Already During Early Stages of the Design

Avner Gal

Co-Founder & CEO, Iridium Consultancy & Technologies