Formation Partner to Speak at Surgical Invention Convention

Formation Design Group founding Partner Russell Kroll will be speaking at the 2nd Annual Surgical Invention Convention. The Invention Convention is a two day symposium focused on the transformation of ideas and inventions into the medical products of tomorrow. The convention is organized through the collaborative work of Malizia Clinic and Georgia Institute of Technology’s Translational Research Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Science.

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Russell’s presentation, Grounding Your Idea In Research, will highlight research techniques for use early in the design process. Specifically, techniques for quickly establishing the development context and evaluation criteria will be emphasized.  Developing a new product is a process and early research provides an essential foundation. The two day program will provide attendees with proven strategies and methods to transition new concepts into commercialized medical products.

This Year’s Keynote Speakers Include

Edward M. Copeland, III, MD, Past President of the American College of Surgeons.

Howard M. Jenkins, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Publix Supermarkets and Chairman of the Board, Malizia Clinic

The Surgical Invention Convention will be held on  April 7-8, 2011 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, in Midtown Atlanta adjacent to the Georgia Tech’s campus.  For more information or to register please visit

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