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April 24, 2024


3:10 pm


4:20 pm

Regulators: Global Harmonization and Convergence Initiatives

Plenary Session

Global harmonization of regulatory requirements and convergence of regulatory practices is more important than ever. This session invites attendees to hear firsthand from a regulator panel involved in the International Medical Device Regulators Forum/Global Harmonization Working Party to discuss key harmonization and convergence efforts. Officials will report-out on recent IMDRF meetings, and discuss current initiatives, challenges, and opportunities for the future.


Kim Trautman, Managing Director and VP, MedIcept, Inc.

Gert Bos, Executive Director & Partner, CSO, CEO Qserve China, Qserve Group


Augusto Geyer, MSc, General Manager – Medical Devices Office ANVISA
Melissa Torres, Associate Director for International Affairs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), FDA