SMDP MedTech 2018 - Attendee Info

Orientation calls
Scholars and Mentors attend 45-minute orientation calls to be held on the following dates:

Scholars Sept 13, 18 at 2pm EST
Mentors Sept 13, 18 at 3pm EST

Dial: 712.775.7100
Access code: 1071934# 

What you should do now
If you have not already done so, send these items to: 
dsavage@icpdprograms.org

  1. A good quality digital color photograph of you
    (jpg format, your head and shoulders only, with a plain background behind you)

  2. A two-paragraph professional biography written in 3rd person. This is simply an introduction which outlines your career background, education, and any information you would like your mentor/mentee to know about you. Feel free to include one line about your personal interests/hobbies.

Logistics 
Make your own arrangements for travel. Plan to arrive in Philadelphia by mid afternoon on Saturday, September 22nd.
Scholars: Plan to depart from Philadelphia late in the day on Wednesday, September 26th. You'll be attending The MedTech Conference that day. 

Mentors: Plan to depart after the SMDP MedTech Training Session ends on Monday, September 24th. Optionally you can attend The MedTech Conference September 24-26. Please notify us if you plan to attend The MedTech Conference, or if you have any questions about travel. Contact Dustie by email: dsavage@icpdprograms.org 


Addresses Where to go:
Host Hotel Le Meridien, 1421 Arch Street, Philadephia, PA 19102
Scholars a shared room has been reserved for you 
Mentors you will arrange your own accommodation

Reception Saturday, Sept 22nd
at Convene at City View, 30 South 17th Street, Suite 1410, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The reception begins at 6pm. Scholars & Mentors, you’re already on the guest list and do not need to rsvp.


Casual Dinner Sunday, Sept 23rd 
at Ladder 15, 1528 Samsom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

The dinner begins at 6:00pm. Scholars & Mentors, you’re already on the guest list.

SMPD MedTech Training Sessions 
Sunday, Saturday, Sept 23rd - will be held at Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes, 1302 Wrights Lane, West Chester, PA 19380

Monday, Sunday, Sept 24th - will be held at Pennovation, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Site visit at EMD Performance Materials Corp., 1200 Intrepid Avenue Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19112

Scholars, you will attend the training sessions with your Mentors

The MedTech Conference will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Mentors
,
 you do NOT need to contact The MedTech Conference for this. Simply send an email to dsavage@icpdprograms.org indicating that you would like to attend the MedTech Conference. Your registration information will be provided during the SMDP MedTech Training Session.

 

Meals will be provided during the SMDP MedTech Training Session. Please let us know if you have any specific food allergies or dietary restrictions by sending an email to dsavage@icpdprograms.org 

How to dress and what to bring? Business attire with comfortable shoes. Scholars, bring 100 business cards and 10 copies of your Resume. Mentors, we encourage you to bring plenty of business cards as well.

Mentee/Mentee pairing 
will be announced during a morning session on Sunday, September 23rd.

SMDP Portal is used to manage your mentoring plan and access ongoing career training materials. A profile is create for all SMDP participants, so you  can log on to connect with other Scholars, Mentors and company  representatives. You'll receive your username and password for the SMDP Mentoring Portal by email before you arrive in Philadelphia. An orientation for the SMDP Portal will also be provided during the SMDP MedTech training session.

Schedule at a Glance 

SMDP Scholars & Mentors hotel Check-in
on Saturday, September 22nd

Saturday, Sept 22nd:
6-9pm Reception at 
Convene at City View, 30 South 17th Street, Suite 1410, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Celebrating Mentoring & Diversity in Medical Technology 
(by invitation only)

Sunday, Sept 23rd
7:30-5:30pm SMDP MedTech Training Session at Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes, 1302 Wrights Lane East, West Chester 19380

6:30-8pm Informal Dinner
at Ladder 15, 1528 Samsom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Monday, Sept 24th: 
7:30-11:30am SMDP MedTech Training Session at Pennovation, 3401 Grays Ferry Ave, Philadelphia PA 19146 

lunch and site tour at EMD Performance Materials Corp., 1200 Intrepid Avenue Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19112

2pm Departure to The MedTech Conference

5:30-7pm AdvaMed Welcome Reception

Tuesday, Sept 25thPhiladephia Convention Center 
7:30am-5:15pm The MedTech Conference

5:15pm-7pm AdvaMed Networking Reception

9:30-11pm - MedTech After Party

Wednesday, Sept 26thPhiladelphia Convention Center 

The MedTech Conference

Have a question?

Contact Dustie Savage at:
dsavage@icpdprograms.org
or call us at 951 599-4956.

 
 
 

 




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