Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr., the 49th Governor of Indiana, will address the attendees of AdvaMed 2011 on Tuesday, September 27th at the breakfast plenary session.
Governor Daniels was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008 to a second term. Prior to his election, Daniels served as the CEO of the Hudson Institute, President of Eli Lilly and Company’s North American Pharmaceutical Operations, the Director of the Office of Management & Budget under President George W. Bush, and as Chief of Staff to Senator Richard Lugar.
Plenary sessions are open to all full conference attendees on a space available basis so register today and make plans to hear the Indiana Governor’s insights on job creation and the medical device and technology community.
Governor Daniels is credited with the success of the public-private Indiana Economic Development Corporation, which replaced the failing state bureaucracy and broke all records for job creation in the state. Wtihin the first four years of its existence, the IEDC was associated with more than $18 billion of new investment.
Indiana is well known for its medical device and technology community. The MedTech industry contributes $13.8 billion annually to the local economy and supports 55,000 jobs.
Mitch Daniels is the second announced plenary speaker; former President George W. Bush was recently announced as the Tuesday lunch plenary Speaker. Look for news in the near future announcing additional speakers; invitees include key members of the Obama administration, the FDA, and top Democratic and Republican law makers.
Special Note: IHIF is a Supporting Partner Organization for AdvaMed – IHIF members interested in attending this event are eligible for the lowest prevailing full-conference MedTech company registration rate ($895 until end of early registration period – rate will increase after August 6). Register Now