MD Expo, the conference for Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) professionals, is headed to Baltimore with high expectations! The first MD Expo of 2019 was the largest one ever with more than 1,000 attendees and over 130 exhibitors.
Now, MD Expo brings its signature mixture of continuing education, exhibit hall, networking and fun to Baltimore. Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor is the site for the October 17-19 HTM event! The conference is proudly supported by the Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society. Free registration is available for all hospital employees, military and students.
A new one-day workshop kicks off the first day of MD Expo Baltimore. Attendees can sign up for the CompTIA A+ Prep Course being held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 17. This class is designed to prepare attendees for CompTIA A+ Exams 220-901 and 220-902. It is intended that students from this class will also take the Networking Basics lectures offered on the next day of the conference. When combined, these classes will cover the knowledge needed to earn a CompTIA A+ IT technician certification. There is a $200 fee for the CompTIA A+ Prep Course.
Attendees may also opt to attend the CBET Review on Thursday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. David Scott will once again review all aspects of the CBET exam. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the CABMET CBET Review. CABMET has helped hundreds of techs with CBET. Handouts (USB sticks) will be provided and are included in the $125 fee.
Thursday afternoon will also feature three workshops. Topics being discussed in the two-hour workshops include conflict management, communicating with the C suite and strategic planning for HTM departments.
The first MD Expo signature networking event will also be held on Thursday. The MD Expo Welcome Reception, sponsored by Medigate, gives attendees and exhibitors a chance to network while enjoying free drinks and appetizers.
The second day starts with an informative slate of classes covering a range of topics including cybersecurity, quality assurance, strategic planning and more beginning at 8 a.m. The education continues with several sessions starting at 9:45 a.m. after a short break where snacks will be provided. The second session of education includes the class “Collaborative Communities: Medical Device Servicing Involving Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) and the Regulatory Environment” and more with additional classes starting at 11:30 a.m. A complete list of all the education offered at MD Expo Baltimore may be seen online at mdexposhow.com/education.
The action continues when the exhibit hall opens from noon to 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided. When the exhibit hall concludes the famous MD Expo Happy Hour sponsored by DirectMed will immediately follow.
The final day of MD Expo Baltimore begins with a much-anticipated keynote address followed by more valuable educational sessions. The keynote address “Crossing the Health Technology Chasm: Building a Bridge to the Future” will be presented by ECRI Institute Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Anthony J. Montagnolo. The final educational sessions of the conference will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The exhibit hall will be open for more networking from 12:30 to 4 p.m and lunch will once again be provided.
The conference concludes with the MD Expo Block Party sponsored by AIV. Attendees and exhibitors are all invited to enjoy free food and drink along with live music in a rocking atmosphere right outside the gates of the historic Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
“As MD Expo prepares to celebrate its 18th anniversary, we are excited to bring the conference to the Baltimore area and support the active BMETS members and organization,” explains Kristin Leavoy, Vice President at MD Publishing. “This is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss!”
To recap, MD Expo strives to provide healthcare technology management professionals with a unique, intimate and rewarding conference second to none. For three eventful days, clinical engineers, biomedical technicians, directors and managers, procurement/asset managers and others responsible for medical technology will gather in a one-of-a-kind warm and welcoming environment to network with peers, learn the latest technologies and advances in HTM. Find out what everyone has been talking about; this is one event you can’t afford to miss!
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For more information, visit MDExpoShow.com.
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