Medical Devices Seminar: What can we expect from the proposed revision of the European legislation on medical devices?

12 December 2013


Bird & Bird, Zuid-Hollandplein 22, 2596 AW The Hague

On Thursday 12 December 2013 Bird & Bird LLP invites you to a seminar on the proposed overhaul of the existing European regulatory framework regarding medical devices. This seminar will provide insight into the latest developments and the most distinctive proposed changes to the medical devices regulatory framework.

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The programme

Registration, coffee and tea

09.30 - 09.40
Welcome and introduction
Marc van Wijngaarden, Partner and Head of Bird & Bird's Dutch Life Sciences Group

09.40 – 10.25
The realization of the proposed Regulations in Europe; background, progress, views from the institutions, and foreseen hurdles
Danielle van Mulukom, Policy advisor Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports with a focus on medical devices, regularly joining the Council working parties in Brussels on this topic

10.25 - 11.10
Proposed changes affecting the premarket phase
Marc Martens, Partner Bird & Bird Brussels

11.10 – 11.25

11.25 – 12.00
The perspective of Nefemed on the proposed legislation
Roelf van Run, Director Nefemed, the Dutch Federation of manufacturers, importers and distributors of medical devices 

12.00 – 12.45
Proposed changes affecting the postmarket phase
Marc van Wijngaarden and Hanneke Later-Nijland, Associate Bird & Bird The Hague

Quick lunch with the speakers