Rob Sjostedt, an engineer and inventor who serves as President and CEO
of Bal Seal Engineering, Inc., has been chosen to represent
neuromodulation device component manufacturers in an industry panel
discussion to be held during the 2009 Neurotech Leaders Forum taking
place this week in Newport Beach, Calif.
Sjostedt, whose company designs and manufactures the widely used Bal
Conn™ electrical contact, will participate in a panel discussion
focusing on advances in neurostimulator device design. He will field
questions from forum attendees on trends, developments and techniques
impacting neuromodulation, and will also host a short presentation on
Bal Seal’s miniature contact technology.
Calling the panel opportunity a “milestone” for the industry and for his
company, Sjostedt said it “represents a whole new level of involvement”
for suppliers of the many important components that make complex
neuromodulation technology work.
“This is a clear indication that the industry recognizes the valuable
contributions suppliers can make to the improvement and advancement of
neurotechnology. It’s also an excellent opportunity for us to meet with
industry leaders, get firsthand feedback on their needs, and demonstrate
how collaboration can open the door to innovation.”
The Neurotech Leaders Forum is being held from October 26-27, 2009 at
the Radisson hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. The two-day event provides a
unique platform for neurotechnology device and neuropharmaceutical
industry professionals to interact with key players and discuss industry
According to Sjostedt, Bal Seal’s presence at the forum won’t be limited
to the panel discussions and presentation. The company will also host an
exhibit featuring an interactive kiosk that allows attendees to view
photorealistic animated sequences depicting Bal Conn electrical contacts
and other products in industry applications. A market specialist will be
on hand to answer technical questions, he said.
About Bal Seal Engineering, Inc.
Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. is a global provider of custom-engineered
sealing, connecting, conducting and shielding solutions. With over 50
years of experience and a vast knowledge base, Bal Seal helps OEMs
improve product performance, advance technology and gain the competitive
edge. For the latest news and information about Bal Seal, visit http://mediaroom.balseal.com
or call 800-366-1006.
About Neurotech Leaders Forum
The Ninth Annual Neurotech Leaders Forum will be held at the Radisson
hotel in Newport Beach on October 26-27, 2009. The conference focuses on
a wide range of issues affecting the neurotechnology industry, including
financing, device developments and therapies. This year, the conference
will also incorporate discussions on issues relating to the
Neuropharmaceutical industry. To learn more about the event, visit http://www.neurotechreports.com/pages/leadersforum.html.
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Source: Business Wire