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Experts discuss "Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy"

6:00 to 6:30pm registration check-in; 6:30 to 7:30pm presentations, discussion and Q&A; 7:30 to 8:00pm networking

Event Details


Date: Wednesday February 14, 2018 | 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Speaker(s): SPEAKER: Kaveh Katebian, Partner, Beaconsfield Group

HOST: Prof. Will Mitchell, Anthony S. Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization; Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

GUEST HOST: Mark Taylor, Team Lead - Licensing & Commercialization (UHN-TDC), Director of Commercialization, University Health Network (TECHNA)
Topic: "Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy"
Venue: Classroom 1065 (Main Floor, South Building)| map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $25 plus HST per person - register to attend all 4 sessions for $75 plus HST
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SYNOPSIS: Presented by the Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy in partnership with the University Health Network Office of Technology Development & Commercialization, the goal of this series is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies. Participation will involve focused pre-readings, together with active engagement in discussions during the sessions.

ROTMAN LINK AND LEARN SERIES CERTIFICATE - MEDTECH MODULE: For those who register to attend all four MedTech Sessions you may be eligible for a certificate of completion.

  1. January 24, 2018 - MedTech Session 1: Overview of the MedTech Sector
  2. February 14, 2018 - MedTech Session 2: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy
  3. February 28, 2018 - MedTech Session 3: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy
  4. March 14, 2018 - MedTech Session 4: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on MedTech Strategy

For more information on Link and Learn Series Certificates and Modules visit the Centre for Health Sector Strategy Website.


Kaveh Katebian is a Partner at Beaconsfield Group specializing in using advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis to solve complex problems in the health and life sciences industry. He leads the firm’s economic and analytical strategy projects and has worked with organizations across the continuum of care including governments, regional health authorities, healthcare providers, medical devices manufacturers, and private equity firms. He is principally focused on developing and implementing strategies that improve care quality, reduce spending and increase access to innovative technologies. He leads engagements that involve program restructuring, product pipeline management, market access and reimbursement, regulatory and market model design, early-stage technology evaluation, and mergers and acquisitions analysis and support. Kaveh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Economics from Queen’s University, and a Masters of Arts in Economics from McMaster University.

ABOUT THE CENTRE: Launched in 2004, the Centre for Health Sector Strategy @ Rotman is a strategic area of focused research for the Rotman School. Under the direction of Professor Brian R. Golden and a board of advisors from industry, government and academia, the centre drives a research agenda that produces actionable management knowledge for the health sector and the life sciences.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing to 24 hours prior to the event will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee per person. If we do not receive written notice of your cancellation, you will be charged the full amount for this session. Substitutions are always welcome.


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