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March 21, 2023

MDI Expo 2023 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

10:40 - 11:20

Break, Exhibition Visit

11:20 - 13:00

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:30

Happy Hour, 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 - 9:40

Open Health Data as a Growth Engine
Shira Lev Ami

CEO, The Israel National Digital Agency

09:40 - 10:00

Technical Innovation in the Eyes of the Investor
Dr. Irit Yaniv, MD

Co-Founder and CEO, Almeda Ventures

10:00 - 10:20

To Infinity and BEYOND – The Establishment of Israel's 1st Virtual Hospital
Dr. Galia Barkai (MD, MBA)

Director, Sheba BEYOND

10:20 - 10:40

Best Practices and Insights for Management of Medical and General Startups and Entrepreneurships in 2023
Ziv Mandl

CEO, Matrix R&D Services and Offshore, Co - CEO, John Bryce

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

Sponsored by: 

Marina Lebel, VP Medical Device, Gsap

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11:20 - 11:40

The Challenges of 2023 in Quality and Regulation Management in Medical Devices
Marina Lebel
VP, Medical Device, Gsap

11:40 - 12:00

Understanding and Taking Advantage of the Changing Regulatory Environment For Digital Health Products in Europe
Fabien Roy
Partner, Hogan Lovells

12:00 - 12:20

FEMSelect Case Study - How to Leverage Regulatory Pathways to Maximize your Go-to-Market Strategy

Deborah Garner

CEO, FEMSelect

12:20 - 12:40

EUDAMED Throughout the Life Cycle of Your Medical Device
Liat Aharon Pollak
Director Of Regulatory Affairs, RS-NESS LTD – Solution For Life Science Companies

12:40 - 13:00


Daniele Perl-Treves PhD.
RACL Consultant, Expert, HaMaDa

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

How to Stay Two Steps Ahead of the New Cybersecurity Requirements

Shlomit Cymbalista
Head of Regulatory and Compliance, Sternum

14:20 - 14:40

Electronic Quality Management System for Small Startups Companies

Rotem Ben-Chimol
Senior QA/RA and Clinical Project Manager, LDP consulting

14:40 - 15:00

SaMD and AI MedTech – How to Overcome the Core Regulatory, Quality and Manufacturing Hurdles?

Sundeep Agarwal
Vice President - Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance, Remidio

15:00 - 15:20

liberDi – FDA Clearance For Home Use – Personal Notes

Hezkiah Tsoory
CEO, liberDi

Digital Healthcare Track
(click here for detailed track agenda)

Sponsored by:

Moshe Klaiman, CEO, Matrix Medika

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11:20 - 11:40

How Difficult is it to Bring a Digital Health Product to the World?
Moshe Klaiman
CEO, Matrix Medika

11:40 - 12:00

Dermatology Digital Health - Idea to Growth
Ran Ken-Tor
CEO, DermaDetect

12:00 - 12:20

New FDA Guidance Means that Your Previously Exempted Software May Now Be Regulated by FDA
Suzanne Levy Friedman
Counsel, Hogan Lovells

12:20 - 12:40

How to Successfully Launch a Medical Device Globally - Best Practices in Combining between Language, Technology and People
Batia Epstein-Buchnick

CEO, Q-Lingua Translation & Content Services

12:40 - 13:00

The Healthcare Revolution – How Technology and AI is Disrupting and Improving Patient Care

Lior Tzioni

Sector Manager Healthcare & Government, Microsoft Israel

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

From A House for the Sick To A city of Health
Benny Ben-Lulu

Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Sheba - Tel HaShomer City Of Health

14:20 - 14:40

Clinical Intake Needs an Evolution: Here’s How Explainable AI Can Help
Dr. Michal Tzuchman Katz
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Kahun

14:40 - 15:00

Innovation at Tel Aviv Medical Center
Gilat Schreiber

CTO, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

15:00 - 15:30

Panel Discussion - Digital Healthcare – Experts Panel

Moshe Klaiman, CEO, Matrix Medika
Gilat Schreiber, CTO, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Lior Tzioni, Sector Manager Healthcare & Government, Microsoft Israel

TBD - additional experts!


Design Practices Track
(click here for detailed track agenda)

Sponsored by:

Matan Tofach, Manager, R&D Catheter Line, Integer


11:20 - 11:40

Best Practice & Experiences from Start-up Acquisition to Successful Integration and Scale Up

John Cooney

VP R&D, Integer

11:40 - 12:00

How to Succeed in Process Validation in 5 Steps at the Medical Device Industry
Jose (Yossi) Chvaicer
Senior Process Validation Engineer and Quantitative Methods Expert, Gsap

12:00 - 12:20

AI & 3D Optical Active Navigation in Robotic Surgery

Erez Lampert

CEO, PathKeeper

12:20 - 12:40

How to Approach Biomaterial Selection in Medical Devices and Components

Aylvin Dias, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Principal Scientist, DSM Biomedical

12:40 - 13:00

Human Factor and Usability Requirements
Liat Diamant Porat
CEO, LDP consulting

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Exhibit Viewing

14:00 - 14:20

Hybrid Endoscopy

Dr. Asaf Shahmoon Ph.D

CEO and Co-founder, Zsquare

14:20 - 14:40

Holistic Design For the Sterile Product: Package, Cleaning, Shelf life, Sterilization and Laboratory Tests
Aharon (Arik) Cohen

Founder and CEO, Taryag group

14:40 - 15:00

CORA – Coronary Artery Assessment, a Novel Device For the Early Detection of Coronary Artery Disease

Benny Shani

CTO, AccuLine

15:00 - 15:20

Creating a New Surgical AI Reality

Ron Schneider
CEO, Beyeonics

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