The International Medical Device Conference, hosted by Seongnam City and organized by Seongnam Medical Tourism Council, was held in Hannuri Room in Seongnam City Hall on Sep. 19.
This conference is a pre-event of 2019 Seongnam International Medical Tourism Convention being held Sep. 20-22 in Seongnam City Hall
With "the innovation of medical device industry for the improvement of life's value" as the main theme, a total of four sessions presentations took place.
Heo Young, the Vice Director of Korea Smart Medical Device Industry Promotion Agency gave a presentation titled "Successful Strategy in Korean Medical Device Industry" and Spenser Nam from KSV Global gave a presentation titled "Great Opportunity in Global Medical Device Market".
Also, Prof. Koo Yeon-hwa from Suzuka University of Medical Science and the Center Head of SNUH Bundang gave presentations on "AI and Medical Industry" and "Cooperation Between Hospital and Medical Device Companies".
Seongnam City was the first local government to hold the International Medical Tourism Convention in Korea last year. To promote the region's excellent medical technology and tourism resources at home and abroad, it is holding its second convention this year.
A total of 68 companies are exhibiting in 120 booths. Major events includes medical device, medical tourism business consultation and hospital promotion briefing.
The number of visitors is expected to be 20,000, including 65 overseas buyers from 13 countries like Russia, Mongolia, China and Vietnam.