28. & 29. April 2014

Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken
3800 Interlaken

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[MEET THE EXPERT] Implants covers development and production questions, issues of use for passive and active implants, instruments and other aspects of implant technologies.

The program includes expert talks as well as short presentations. Discussions and networking will additionally take place at the tabletop exhibition and poster presentation area. The aim of the event is to present new developments, promote the exchange of know-how, and trigger collaborations between implant producers, subcontractors and end users. Conference languages are English and German with translation from English to German and vice-versa.

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Concerence documentation
The documentation can be found here.

Keynote Lectures
  • Dr. med. Claudio Rosso, Universitätsspital Basel
    Passive implants in orthopaedics - what can be improved?
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Konrad Wegener, Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fertigung IWF, ETH Zürich
    Advanced manufacturing - challenges and trends
  • Andy E. Schwammberger, Zimmer Trauma
    The way how products come to market - biomechanical testing of an intramedullary nail as an example
  • Prof. Dr. Volker Sturm, International Neuroscience Institute Hannover
    Deep brain stimulation - clinical aspects and perspectives
  • Dipl. Ing. Ralf Schumacher, Mimedis AG
    Medtech startup in Switzerland - a model for the future?
  • Dr. Marco Wieland, Myopowers SA
    Challenges in electro-mechanical implants
  • Dipl. Phys. Arik Zucker, Qvanteq AG
    Coating-free bioactive surface for coronary stents
  • Dr. Lukas Scheibler, Alcon Laboratories, Inc
    Active ophthalmic implants

Tabletop exhibition
A limited number of tables are available at the tabletop exposition for product and company presentation (CHF 1’500.- excl. VAT - cost includes the registration fee for one person). Registration for the tabletop exhibition can be completed at the same time as conference registration.

Registration fee
Members of the Medical Cluster CHF 550.-*
Non-members CHF 650.-*
Speakers CHF 400.-
Poster presentations members CHF 550.-*
Poster presentations non-members CHF 650.-*
Students (full time, unemployed) CHF 300.-*
One day visit Monday or Tuesday CHF 370.-
Dinner Monday, incl. drinks CHF 85.-
Tabletop exhibition incl. 1 entry CHF 1'500.-

All prices excl. 8% VAT.

The prices above include conference entry, materials and documentation and all meals during the meeting. Accommodation and dinner on Monday are not included in the prices.
*A discount of CHF 50.- will be applied to participants who register before 28th March 2014.

Registration as a participant
Please register until 23 April 2014 on this page.

Hotel accommodation
Hotel accommodation can be booked through the following address:

Interlaken Congress & Events AG
Strandbadstrasse 44
CH-3800 Interlaken
Tel.: +41 (0)33 827 62 00
Fax: +41 (0)33 827 62 05

This link will take you directly to the hotel reservation
Event Informations
starts at 28.04.2014 - 09:00 h
end 29.04.2014 - 17:00 h
Category Medical Cluster 
Attach Einladung_MTE_en.pdf 
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Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken
Strandbadstrasse 44
3800 Interlaken