Calendar of Events

Learn More About DeviceAlliance Programs

DeviceAlliance offers three types of events to expand your network and promote the exchange of industry knowledge:


Social Programs

  • Social events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises
  • These forums are typically where career and entrepreneurial opportunities first arise

Mastermind Programs

  • Mastermind Panels are diverse and interactive forums for the benefit of every member and focus on current topics impacting executives, the companies that employ them, and the industry as a whole
  • Mastermind Focus Groups provide an opportunity for our sponsors to brainstorm with the smartest professionals in the industry
  • These are private events occur in a confidential environment

Special Events

On occasion, DeviceAlliance produces and sponsors special events such as Industry Summits and Conferences.  Sign up for our announcements to make sure you never miss out on an opportunity to expand your career. CLICK here to register for announcements.

Check out or calendar of events and make the connections you need to succeed in the marketplace.

2017 Events

PARTNER EVENTS

DeviceTalks Minnesota: June 26-27, 2017 at Intercontinental St. Paul


DeviceTalks Boston: October 2, 2017 at The Westin Boston Waterfront


DeviceTalks West: December 11-12, 2017 at the Hilton Orange County

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DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders. It’s an evening for an exchange of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. Formerly known as the Big 100, this event is held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities. DeviceTalks is hosted by MassDevice.com, the online journal of record for the medical device industry, which provides hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.

Orange County Chapter

San Diego Chapter

Mixer Event — Wednesday, April 19th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Mixer events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises.

Members, CLICK HERE to register at no extra charge.

Non-Members, CLICK HERE for more information and register.

Special Event  — "Spotlight on Women in Medical Devices"

Wednesday, May 24th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hear Insights and Lessons Learned from Women Leaders in the Medical Device Community While Expanding Your Strategic Network and Learning Effective Leadership Practices.

Mixer Event — Wednesday, June 21st

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Mixer events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises.

Location: Bluewater Grill - 2409 Park Ave, Tustin CA 92782

Members, need help with your Login credentials? Email info@DeviceAlliance.org

Bio International Convention — June 19 - 22, 2017

All day events.

Visit Bio International Convention online.

The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. Experience a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, nanotechnology and cell therapy.

Workshop — Wednesday, May 3rd

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Socially Responsible Practices in the Medical Device Industry, or How to be an Intra-Preneur & Purpose to the Workplace.

Members, CLICK HERE to register at no extra charge.

Non-Members, CLICK HERE for more information and register.

Student Discount: CLICK HERE for more information and register.

Members, need help with your Login credentials? Email info@DeviceAlliance.org

Members, CLICK HERE to register at no extra charge.

Non-Members, CLICK HERE for more information and register.

Location: The Vine - 5151 California Ave, Irvine CA 92617

Special Event — Speaker Series w/ Knobbe Martens

Wednesday, July 19th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Our Speaker Series dives into industry topics which have a direct impact into our day to day work.  Education, thought provoking conversation and networking all wrapped into one event.

Additional Information to Come.

Summer Mixer — Wednesday, August 16th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Mixer events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises.

Location: Bluewater Grill - 2409 Park Ave, Tustin CA 92782

Special Event — Trends and the Role of the OC EcoSystem in Medical Device

Wednesday,  Sept 13th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: The Vine - 5151 California Ave, Irvine CA 92617

Special Event — Speaker Series Collaboration with Executive Next Practices

Wednesday,  Oct 18th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: UCI - Paul Merage School of Business at 4293 Pereira Dr #5300, Irvine, CA 92617

Special Event — Speaker Series, Millennials in Device

Wednesday,  Nov 15th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: The Vine - 5151 California Ave, Irvine CA 92617

Holiday Mixer — Wednesday, Dec 13th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Mixer events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises.

Location: Bluewater Grill - 2409 Park Ave, Tustin CA 92782

Special Event — Value Engineering and QMS

Wednesday, June 7th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bob Lane, CEO, and Dave Mock, Principal, of LaneOPX share insight and strategic perspective on quality management systems and systematic ways to improve device products.

Mixer Event — Wednesday, July 12th

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Mixer events provide casual environments for connecting, networking and having collegial discussions on topics affecting virtually all medical device enterprises.

Location: Bluewater Grill - 2409 Park Ave, Tustin CA 92782

Members, need help with your Login credentials? Email info@DeviceAlliance.org

Location: Bella Vista - 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

Our Speaker Series dives into industry topics which have a direct impact into our day to day work.  Education, thought provoking conversation and networking all wrapped into one event.

Our Speaker Series dives into industry topics which have a direct impact into our day to day work.  Education, thought provoking conversation and networking all wrapped into one event.

Our Speaker Series dives into industry topics which have a direct impact into our day to day work.  Education, thought provoking conversation and networking all wrapped into one event.

Location: Iron Fist Brewing Co, 1305 Hot Spring Way, #101 Vista,

CA 92081 

Special Event — Speaker Series

Wednesday, August 2nd

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Our Speaker Series dives into industry topics which have a direct impact into our day to day work. Education, thought provoking conversation and networking all wrapped into one event.


Additional Information to Come.

OCRA, Orange County Regulatory Affairs, is hosting their 20th annual OCRA Educational Conference


Date: June 7th & 8th, 2017

Location: The Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA 92626


The 2017 conference will focus on the following topic:
• Organizational changes and strategic plans for the FDA in Drugs, Devices, and Dietary Supplements
• Strategies and area implementation plans for the local FDA district and California State FDA
• Rising to the Occasion – Leadership and Change Management Skills.
• Industry concerns and best practices for implementing internal changes to meet new EU regulations
• Best practices for managing changes in ISO standards
• Trends and overview on global regulatory changes in medical products





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Location: Bella Vista - 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

Members, need help with your Login credentials? Email info@DeviceAlliance.org

Members, CLICK HERE to register at no extra charge.

Non-Members, CLICK HERE for more information and register.