SMDP MedTech 2017 - Attendee Info

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

Scholars Sept 15 at 2pm Eastern
Mentors Sept 6 at 3pm Eastern

To join the call, dial 712.775.7100 pin 1071934# 

What you should do now
As soon as possible, send these items to:

  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 

Make your own arrangements for travel. Plan to arrive in San Jose by mid afternoon on Saturday, September 23rd.
Scholars: Plan to depart from San Jose late in the day on Wednesday, September 27th. You'll be attending The MedTech Conference that day. 

Mentors: Plan to depart after the SMDP MedTech Training Session ends on Monday, September 25th. Optionally you can attend The MedTech Conference September 25-27. Please notify us if you plan to attend The MedTech Conference, or if you have any questions about travel. Contact Dustie by email: 

Addresses Where to go:
Host Hotel AC Hotel By Marriott San Jose Downtown, 350 Santa Clara Streeet, San Jose, CA 95113
Scholars a shared room has been reserved for you 
Mentors you will arrange your own accommodation

Reception Saturday, Sept 23rd
at the Silicon Valley Capital Club, Fairmont Plaza, 50 W. San Fernando, Suite 1700, San Jose 95113
The reception begins at 6pm. Scholars & Mentors, you’re already on the guest list and do not need to rsvp.

Casual Dinner Sunday, Sept 24th 
at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 51 N. Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95110

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

SMPD MedTech Training Sessions 
at Medtronic, 540 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Scholars, you will attend the training sessions with your Mentors

The MedTech Conference will be held at the San Jose Convention Center, 150 W San Carlos Street, San Jose CA 95113


Schedule at a Glance

Download the Agenda
SMDP Scholars & Mentors h
otel Check-in
on Saturday, September 23rd

Saturday, Sept 23rd:
6-9pm Reception at the Silicon Valley Capital Club, Fairmont Plaza, 50 W. San Fernando, Suite 1700, San Jose 95113
Celebrating Mentoring & Diversity in Medical Technology 
(by invitation only)

Sunday, Sept 24th
7:30-5:30pm SMDP MedTech Training Session at Medtronic,       540 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

5:30-8:30pm Informal Dinner
at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 51 N. Pedro St., San Jose, CA 95110

Monday, Sept 25th: 
7:30-11:30am SMDP Biotech Training Session at Medtronic,         540 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 

11:45am Lunch

1pm Site Tour

2pm Departure to The MedTech Conference

5:30-7pm AdvaMed Welcome Reception

Tuesday, Sept 26thSan Jose Convention Center 
7:30am-5:15pm The MedTech Conference

5:15pm-7pm AdvaMed Networking Reception

9:30-11pm - MedTech After Party

Wednesday, Sept 27thSan Jose Convention Center 
The MedTech Conference

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.

Have a question?
Contact Elisabeth Freeman at:
or call us at 951 599-4956.



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