Asia Pacific MedTech Forum 2021, the leading MedTech Conference in Asia Pacific

28 September 2021 | Tuesday | News

Asia Pacific MedTech Forum 2021: Health Futures by 2025 19th & 20th October 2021 Asia Pacific’s leading MedTech Conference to host 1,500 delegates and bring together global and regional thought leaders to weigh in on the future of healthcare for the two-day hybrid event.

In its seventh year, the annual medical technological forum held by the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) is expecting 1,500 virtual and physical delegates from across the healthcare ecosystem, including policymakers and healthcare practitioners, academia, hospital groups, payers, MedTech companies, and technology firms. 


Under the theme, Health Futures by 2025, Asia Pacific MedTech Forum 2021 will feature an inspiring speaker line-up of futurists, business leaders, and thought leaders and a Virtual Showcase presenting cutting edge medical innovations in the hospital and home care settings. 


Driven by shifting demographics, rising consumer expectations and technological innovations, the future of healthcare in Asia Pacific is primed for significant transformation. The two-day event will explore five imperatives (“smart bets”) that offer the potential to reshape the healthcare ecosystem for the future: Power to the Patient, New Care Models, Capability Building, Reimbursement Pathways and Innovative Collaborations.


Hear from Inspiring World Class Leaders:

MedTech Forum 2021 provides an exceptional opportunity to meet, engage and learn from futurists and global business leaders who will help enlighten our baseline for realistic scenarios and share the path forward for a healthier future. Some of the speakers include:


  • Dr Summer Knight, known as “The Innovative Doctor” and author of “Humanizing Healthcare: Hardware Humanity into the Future of Health”

  • Rice Powell, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Fresenius Medical Care

  • Ashley McEvoy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Chairman, Medical Devices of Johnson & Johnson 

  • Geoff Martha, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Medtronic

  • Dr Alexander Ng, Vice President of Tencent Healthcare and Digital Health Technology Advisory Group Expert of World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Frank McGillin, CEO of The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic

  • Dr William A. Haseltine, Chair and President of ACCESS Health International

  • Dr Xu Ming, Vice President of Vazyme Biotech and Former Head of Department for Emerging Economies, Global Fund

  • John Gillman, Head of Fitbit Health Solutions APAC of Fitbit at Google

  • Tracey Duffy, First Assistant Secretary, Medical Devices & Product Quality Division of Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

  • Bakul Patel, Director, Digital Health Centre of Excellence of U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Bringing the Virtual Exhibition to a New Level

As part of a highly interactive and immersive Virtual Showcase, participants will be able to freely explore a 3D, 360-degree environment to learn about innovative MedTech solutions in an operating theatre and a healthcare at home setting. Using different personas, it will demonstrate how patients receive the best care whether it is in the hospital or at home.


Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors and exhibitors include, Abbott, Align Technology, Avanos, Baxter, B. Braun, Becton Dickinson (BD), Boston Scientific, Fresenius Medical Care, Health Catalyst, Hologic, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Siemens Healthineers, Straumann Group, Stryker, Terumo and UPS Healthcare. McKinsey & Company is the knowledge partner of this Conference.


For more information about the Asia Pacific MedTech Forum 2021, visit


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