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SEMDA 2014 Conference Introduces Presenting Companies

Exceptional Line Up of Medical Device and MDDS Companies Ready for Investment

ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From a record number of applicants for the 2014 Conference, Thriving During Healthcare Reform, the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) has chosen 20 outstanding companies to present to investors and corporations seeking acquisition. "As Chairman of the Presenting Companies Committee, I am extremely pleased with our company lineup for 2014," stated Miles Hall, JD, DVM, Principal at Meunier, Carlin & Curfman IP Law. "The very high quality of these presenters, which include many growth and revenue stage companies, and even a NASDAQ listed company, clearly reflects the rising prominence of SEMDA as an organization and the Southeast within the national medical device community. We believe each of these companies is investment or partnership worthy and are excited to showcase them." 

The eighth annual SEMDA Conference will be held on May 7-8, 2014, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center in Atlanta. Recognized as the premier gathering for the Southeast medical device industry, the Conference includes a prominent industry line up of Keynote Speakers including Gala Speaker John A. Bardis, President and CEO of MedAssets, Stephen J. Ubl, President of AdvaMed, Jeffrey Shuren, MD. JD. of the FDA, Lisa Ashby, President of Cardinal Health, and many other industry, investment and university keynote speakers, panelists and programs providing all who attend guidance on navigating healthcare today. Building on SEMDA's goal of growth and regional network expansion, a conference APP for 1:1 partnering, contacts with bios, session presentations, and other valuable data will be available for each attendee who registers in 2014. Investors will also receive electronic slide decks of each presenting company presentation.

The exciting, diverse companies chosen by SEMDA to present are:

COMPANY NAME

WEB SITE

ABT Molecular Imaging

http://advancedbiomarker.com

Admetsys

http://admetsys.com/

Arkis Biosciences

http://www.arkisbiosciences.com

Axogen

http://www.axogeninc.com/

Better Walk

http://www.bwcrutches.com/

Clean Hands

www.cleanhands-safehands.com

Contego Medical

http://contegomedical.com/

Entac Medical

https://gust.com/companies/entac_medical_llc

Genicon

http://geniconendo.com

Hangenix

http://www.hangenix.com

iDTx Systems Inc.

http://idtxsystems.com

Innovation Technologies Inc.

http://irrisept.com/

Medical Tracking Solutions

www.itraycer.com

Novocor

http://www.novocormed.com

Sensiotec

http://sensiotec.com

Sensus

http://www.sensushealthcare.com

Sentinel Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.

http://www.oqulus.net/

SFC Fluids

http://www.sfc-fluidics.com

Spectropath

http://www.spectropath.com

Vigilant

http://vigilantbiosciences.com

To assist with quality presentations that enhance the probability of presenting company financial goal attainment, each company will have a mentoring team of industry experts that includes an investor and a CEO, plus experts in legal, commercialization and finance.

The "Presenting Company SpotLight Winner," chosen as the best presenting company of the conference, will receive a registration and opportunity to present at the 2014 AdvaMed Conference in Chicago, a crystal trophy, and a designated press release of their win after the conference. The winner will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and attendees, and announced at the end of the conference.

About SEMDA
The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit trade association that supports and promotes Medical Device and Medical Device Data Systems (MDDS) companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. Through quarterly and members-only meetings, as well as its highly regarded annual Conference, SEMDA meets the needs of members and sponsors of the medical device community. Learn more at www.semda.net.  

Media Contact:  Joanne Martin Sanders| [email protected] | 404-644-2779  

SOURCE Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA)

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