Medical Devices

Public Workshop - Orthopaedic Sensing, Measuring, and Advanced Reporting Technology (SMART) Devices, April 30, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public Workshop entitled "Orthopaedic Sensing, Measuring, and Advanced Reporting Technology (SMART) Devices."

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the development of Orthopaedic SMART Devices. The workshop is intended to enhance engagement with stakeholders to facilitate device development and to discuss scientific and regulatory challenges associated with Orthopaedic SMART Devices. Public input and feedback gained through this workshop may aid in the efficient development of innovative, safe and effective, Orthopaedic SMART Devices, for better patient care.

Date, Time and Location

This meeting will be held April 30, 2018, beginning at 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the following location:

FDA White Oak Campus
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Bldg. 31, Room 1503 (the Great Room)
Silver Spring, MD, 20993

Entrance for the public meeting participants (non-FDA employees) is through Building 1 where routine security check procedures will be performed.


The meeting will be webcast and the link will be available on this page after April 20, 2018.
(Registration is not required to view the webcast).

Registration to Attend the Workshop

If you wish to attend this Workshop in person, you must register by 4:00 p.m. on April 20, 2018.

There is no fee to register for the Workshop and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended because seating is limited.

If you wish to speak during the open comment sessions at the meeting you must indicate this at the time of registration. FDA requests that comments focus on the areas defined in the Federal Register Notice. FDA will do its best to accommodate requests to speak.

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Contact Us

If you require special accommodations due to a disability, or need additional information regarding registration, please contact Susan Monahan, Office of Communications and Education Programs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Bldg. 32, Silver Spring, MD 20993, 301-796-5661,

For questions regarding workshop content please contact:

Andy Baumann,
Food and Drug Administration,
Center for Devices and Radiological Health,
10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 62 rm. 2110, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002,
Tele: 301-796-2508,

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