Irish Medtech Quality and Regulatory Forum

Wednesday, 5th July 2023, Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick


From 8.30am

Networking Breakfast


Opening Remarks,
Dr Emer Sherry, Senior Executive, Irish Medtech Association 


9:40-10:45 am

Implementing Regulation 2023/607 [20 mins]
Olga van Grol Lawlor, Manager Global Regulatory Intelligence & Advocacy, Boston Scientific
John O’Sullivan, Industry Engagement Officer, NSAI
Panel discussion 

Paul Cahalan, Regulatory Affairs Fellow, BSCI
Sean O’Callaghan, IVDR/MDR European Medical Device Operations Manager and Co-Head, NSAI
Nathan Van Sweden, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Stryker
Laura Guinane, Regulatory Affairs Program Manager, Medtronic
John O’Dea, CEO, Palliare


Economic Operators & Supply Chain Task Force update

Ida Foley, Director RA, Teleflex
Olga Van Grol Lawlor, Manager Global Regulatory Intelligence & Advocacy, Boston Scientific
Yolanthe Gwaba, Senior Regulatory Specialist, Bausch + Lomb’s Vision Care


Networking Tea & Coffee Break


 High level Overview of Digital Policy & Regulation for QA/RA professionals (including Data and AI)

Erik O’Donovan, Head of Digital Economy Policy, Ibec 


11:50- 13.00pm

Software as Medical Device Task Force   

Niamh Lynch, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality | Atlantic Therapeutics 
Padraig Maguire, Head of Quality & Regulatory Affairs, S3 Connected Health
Killian Haycock, Quality Manager, Bluebridge technologies


Networking Lunch


Digital Health Regulatory Training / Future Skills Report 
Jennifer McCormack, Connected Health Skillnet Manager, Ibec


QMS Impacts and Audits Task Force 
Fidelma Sheerin, Chief Specialist, Corporate Quality, Stryker
Ann Hunt, Senior Quality Systems Manager, Medtronic

 Panel session with Task Force representatives



Closing Remarks / Forum Close
Dates for diary 

Start Date March 14, 2023
Time 8.30 - 15.30
Duration 7 Hours
Delegate Price Free
Location Radisson Blue Hotel and Spa