Industry Events Schedule Disrupted Due to Coronavirus—Full Event List

By Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | 06.26.20

The medical device manufacturing industry has seen the postponement or cancellation of a number of upcoming events.

As a result of precautions involved with avoiding having too many people together at one gathering as a way to slow the spread of COVID-19, a good number of medical device industry events have been cancelled or postponed. Following is a list of many of the events of which we are aware that have been impacted.

ECR 2020 (March 11-15): July 15-19
Mediweek (March 17-18): November
Future Health (March 17-18): March 17-18, 2021
Medtech Japan Tokyo (March 18-20): Cancelled
Medtech Meetup 2020 (March 19): Cancelled
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2020 Annual Meeting (March 24-28): Cancelled
MDIC's Patient Engagement Forum (March 26): Postponed
ACC.20 Together With World Congress of Cardiology (March 28-30): Cancelled
WearRAcon 2020 (March 30-April 1): In-Person Conference Cancelled; Virtual Event Planned
MedtecLIVE and MedTech Summit (March 31-April 2): June 30-July 2

ASTM International (April): All in-person events cancelled
Med-Tech Innovation Expo (April 1-2): June 29-30, 2021
Design of Medical Devices 2020 (April 6-9): Cancelled
North Africa Health Expo (April 7-9): Postponed
ComplianceOnline Medical Device Summit 2020 (April 16-17): Postponed
Hannover Messe Home of Industrial Pioneers (April 20-24): July 13-17
MedCity INVEST Chicago (April 21-22): July 21-22
MedTech Strategist’s Innovation Summit Dublin 2020 (April 21-23): September 7-9
International Federation of Foot & Ankle Societies (IFFAS) 2020 (April 23-25): Postponed
ISSLS’s Annual Meeting/Spineweek (April 27-May 1): Cancelled
Interphex (April 28-30): July 15-17

ASTM International (May): All in-person events cancelled
Spotlight Medical Extrusion & Secondary Operations Conference (May 4-5): Cancelled
MEDICAL FAIR BRASIL (May 5-8): September 16-17
BIOMEDevice Boston (May 6-7): September 16-17
2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions (May 6-9): Cancelled
AOFAS Advanced Foot & Ankle Course (May 7-9): Cancelled
interpack (May 7-13): February 25-March 3, 2021
Florida Medical Device Symposium (May 11-12): October 1-2
Octane’s Tech Innovation Forum (May 11-12): September 10-11
Biotech CEO Summit Europe (May 18-20): Cancelled

BIO 2020 (June 8-12): Virtual Event
MD&M East (June 9-11): August 18-20 in Philadelphia
22nd EFORT Annual Congress in Vienna (June 10-12): Virtual event; week of October 26-30
Ophthalmology Technology Summit (June 26): July 31

2020 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo (July 26-30): December 13-17


Medical Manufacturing Asia (September 9-11): Cancelled
Medical Fair Asia (September 9-11): December 9-11
IMTS (September 14-19): Cancelled
Future of Health 2020 (September 23-25): Virtual event

The Medtech Conference (October 5-7): Virtual event
North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting (October 7-10): Virtual event
MPO Summit (October 13-14): April 29-30, 2021

If you are aware of medical device industry events that have been rescheduled or cancelled not represented on this list, please forward to us at