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Overview of the Chinese Healthcare and Medical Products Industry

February 21, 2014

Cook Medical World Headquarters
750 Daniels Way, Bloomington, IN 47403
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As China continues its strong economic development, large numbers of its population for the first time will receive access to advanced healthcare. Can the Chinese government learn from healthcare insurance systems in place around the world? How much of this will be supported by their domestic medical products firms? Will there be opportunities for international firms as well?

8:00 – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am Welcome and Introduction
Dan Peterson, Vice President Industry and Government Affairs, Cook Group Incorporated
9:15 – 10:15am Keynote Presentation
Benjamin Shobert, Founder & Managing Director, Rubicon Strategy Group
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 12:00pm Panel - Current Chinese Industry Business Climate
Moderator: Suzanne O’Shea, Counsel, Faegre Baker & Daniels LLP

Panel Members:
Lee Li, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Tim Franson, MD, Principal, FaegreBD Consulting
William Reid, Senior Director Global Anti-Counterfeiting Operations, Eli Lilly and Company
Lori Ball, Chief Operating Officer, BioStorage Technologies
12:00 – 1:30pm

Luncheon Keynote - The Future of Life Sciences in China: Will it Meet Expectations?
Introduction: Sean O’Hara, Director of Transformation Initiatives, Zimmer

Steve Peabody, Chairman & CEO, VoCare, Inc.

Daniel Horsley, Senior Engagement Manager, L.E.K. Consulting

1:30 – 3:00pm

Afternoon Panel - Developing Chinese Business Relationships
Moderator: Scott Kennedy, Director, Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business and Associate Professor, Political Science and  East Asian Language & Cultures, Indiana University

Panel Members:
Trevor Gunn, Managing Director of International Relations, Medtronic
David Breedlove, Vice President Global Operations, Cook Medical  
Sean O’Hara, Director of Transformation Initiatives, Zimmer
Joe Gatewood, Vice President Global Strategy & Analysis, Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

3:00 – 3:15pm Wrap-up - George Telthorst