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Join us for the 5th Annual Networking Breakfast at The MedTech Conference in Boston on October 25, 2022. The MedTech Color Annual Networking Breakfast is our marquee event to drive our core pillar of building a robust and diverse network of mentors and sponsors who champion thought leadership and innovative clinical advancement. This event is held in conjunction with The MedTech Conference, the largest medical device conference in the world, sponsored by AdvaMed. Each year we bring together diverse leaders within the industry to strengthen this community and discuss ways to continue to increase representation and drive thought leadership. The event includes a keynote speaker, breakout networking rooms led by sponsor organizations, and a delicious breakfast.

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MedTech Color is delighted to announce the 2023 Keynote Speaker: LaMont Bryant, Head, Regulatory Affairs, Ethicon; and Head, Gross Profit Initiatives, Johnson & Johnson MedTech Research & Development.

Dr. Bryant has been recognized for his contributions to the sciences and global Public Health. He’s the recipient of numerous accolades and honors for his dedication to the professional field and his continuous work in the community. Recently, he served on the Board of Directors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, North Carolina Central University, College of Arts & Sciences, and the Yale University School of Medicine Executive Roundtable on Digital, Diversity, and Health.

Tickets: $95 In Person, $35 Virtual

Registration Instructions:

Enter Promo Code COLOR22 on the conference registration page to add the MedTech Color Networking Breakfast to your MedTech Conference schedule and registration. Enter your information and select how you’d like to attend, either virtual ($35) or in-person ($95). You will then be redirected to a screen to add our Networking Breakfast to your schedule.

Use code MTC20 for 20% off Full Admission to The MedTech Conference. Thank you!

If you’re only attending MTC’s Networking Breakfast. You may purchase individual tickets to participate!

Enter Promo Code COLOR22 on the conference registration page. Under registration type, please select “Networking Breakfast Hosted by MedTech Color” for either virtual ($35) or in-person($95). Thank you! We hope to see you on October 25, 2022.

For Students: Olympus Tour and Career Discussion

Students attending the Networking Breakfast are invited to participate in a tour of the new, state-of-the-art Olympus Corporation of the Americas facility. The Tour will take place on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

Transportation is included and will depart from the Boston Convention Center at 1:00 pm EST. Box lunches will be provided. Fill out this survey to reserve your spot on the Tour! The Tour will begin with a short HR Presentation: Opportunities for the emerging MedTech professional where Talent Acquisition and D&I will discuss opportunities available at Olympus for emerging MedTech professionals, what hiring managers are looking for in new recruits, and the role that Diversity and Inclusion plays is hiring and retaining new talent. There will then be a panel discussion with diverse Olympus professionals about their career paths and current Olympus role. Panelists will include: Manish Singh, BUVP Sales & Marketing; Swarna Alcorn, BUVP Respiratory, Commercial Opps (or another female leader); Edwin Encarnacion, Test Engineering Manager R&D; and Holly Nguyen, Software Engineer II, R&D. Panelists who are of a hiring level can also discuss what they feel are ideal attributes for candidates in their areas and there will be time for students to ask questions.

Students will then be broken into three groups and will rotate through three different 30-minute sessions as follows:

  • Breakout #1: OR Innovation Center Tour- A day in the Life in the OR – Patient & Clinical Workflow
  • Breakout #2: TEC Lab Tour: 4 Station Hands-on set-up
  • Breakout #3: Tour Customer Solutions R&D V&V Lab, Process Imaging

After the Tour (4:00-4:30 or 5:00 pm), we will hold a networking session with marketing, sales, R&D, emerging professionals, and leaders in the Olympus Café along with a fall-themed snack. Interested students should contact Ariana Albiar (ariana.albiar@medtechcolor.org) or Danielle Arellano (danielle.arellano@medtechcolor.org) for further information the Olympus facility tour. Tour space is limited so reserve your seat today.

We hope to see you in Boston!

For Investors:


MedTech Color is delighted to invite Venture Capitalists and Investors of Color attending the conference to join us for the 5th Annual Networking Breakfast.

This year, we want to go one step further and truly foster meaningful connections for diverse start-up founders with Medtech professionals to promote both career and personal development. You will have the opportunity for 1:1 networking meetings with diverse founders, and as a benefit you will receive complimentary registration to the MedTech Color Networking Breakfast. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Ariana Albiar (ariana.albiar@medtechcolor.org) for more information.