The industry conference analyzing trends in
medical device packgaging.
Join our 29th annual conference in 2019!
What is HealthPack?
The medical device packaging industry’s trusted, authoritative annual education forum for updating technical knowledge, exploring the leading edge of industry trends and connecting with the who’s who of the industry.
HealthPack provides critical information you can put to immediate use on your packaging team. As a peer-to-peer education and networking event for medical device packaging professionals, you’ll learn essential updates and information about industry breakthroughs, from regulatory and testing issues to materials advances and case studies. Attendees consistently give the conference superior marks as “useful in my work.”
A must-attend session is HealthPack’s signature panel of OR nurses and technicians. Each year, we bring in a panel of local hospital professionals on the “front lines” to review and critique your commercialized packages live, on a closed-circuit feed. Afterward, the panelists join the conference and answer your questions. Talk directly with your end users—there’s never an empty seat in the room!
HealthPack is designed for medical device packaging decision-makers, from directors to managers to package engineers and R&D team members. The conference program is developed with the assistance of an advisory committee of veteran professionals working in all corners of the industry. HealthPack 2019 also will include a preconference interactive session, a tabletop exhibit hall and plenty of networking time.
HealthPack 2019 will explore today’s medical device packaging trends and challenges, with presentations such as:
Preconference workshop discussion on ISO 16775
Thierry Wagner, DuPont & Jordan Montgomery, Medtronic
Flexible Packaging Material: Challenges and Opportunities for Recycling
Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council
Navigating the Complexities of Packaging and Labeling Postponement
Aditya Nallur, Stryker Neurovascular
New Developments–ISO 11607
Michael Scholla, DuPont Protection Solutions
Design/Evaluation of Thermal Insulation Packaging
Changfeng Ge, Rochester Institute of Technology
Usability: Formative Versus Summative Testing
Nirav Bhatt, Dexcom
Mobile Eye-Tracking and the Customer
Javier de la Fuente, California Polytechnic State University
The Institute of Packaging Professionals’ Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee will hold a meeting for members beginning at 4:00 p.m. March 5 in the conference ballroom.
Who should attend?
HEALTHPACK 2018 IN THE NEWS
Live from HealthPack 2018: 4 Ways to Impress Nurses (and a Few Ways Not To)
|The ever-popular nurses’ panel at HealthPack 2018 in Kansas City, MO, offered a look into the challenges (and opportunities!) that nurses encounter when opening packaging for aseptic presentation.|
Harmonizing ISO 11607 with the EU's Medical Device Regulations
|International regulatory standards experts Michael Scholla and Thierry Wagner, both with DuPont Protection Solutions, shared developments in the ISO 11607 revision process at HealthPack 2018 and discussed how the changes address packaging requirements in the new European Medical Device Regulation.|
|Jim Holland, Director of Contract Packaging and Fulfillment at Outlook Group, recently attended and exhibited at HealthPack 2018 with his colleague, Tim Traub. Here, he shares what he learned about Industry 4.0, smart packaging and more.|
“The HealthPack brand continues to be very strong and consistent. It is a well-planned, well-organized and professionally executed event, which will keep attendees and exhibitors coming back year after year, because the conference is able to deliver real value. This is a testament to your team – well done!”
–Brian Farison, CPP, Senior Manager, Execution Excellence-Package Development
Ethicon Endo-Surgery/Johnson & Johnson