AGA Tech Summit: Advancing GI Through Innovation

November 20, 2014

Mark your calendar for the sixth annual AGA Technology Summit: Fostering Innovation and Technology in Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, which will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, CA, March 19 and 20, 2015.

Featuring a dynamic program, the summit addresses critical elements that impact the likelihood of success in developing and obtaining adoption and coverage for new GI medical technologies. Led by physician innovators, business development leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and other strategic partners, sessions will explore topics such as:

  • The current outlook of digestive health.
  • Issues related to innovation in obesity, colonic neoplasia screening and minimally invasive technique-related technologies.
  • Opportunities and unmet needs in GI and metabolic diseases.
  • The regulatory and legal environment and more.

Entrepreneurs/companies are also invited to submit an application for a chance to participate in the AGA Shark Tank session of the 2015 summit. Each participant will be given five minutes to present their GI-related innovation or technology to a panel of industry leaders. Selection is competitive and limited to only five slots. Submit an application today at

Do not miss your opportunity to support and stimulate investment and innovation in the development and delivery of new GI technologies. Learn more

The AGA Technology Summit was developed in collaboration with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

The AGA Institute, KPCB and SAGES gratefully acknowledge the following industry partners for the 2015 summit:

Diamond Level: Boston Scientific and PENTAX Medical
Platinum Level: Covidien GI Solutions, EndoGastric Solutions

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