When a group sits down to plan a major industry convention the inclination is often to land a big-name keynote speaker, a rock star of the trade, to attract attention.
In the case of the FDA/Xavier Medical Device Conference (MedCon 2010) that "rock star" is Steven Silverman, a senior adviser at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Yes, for medical device makers, getting up-close-and-personal with the FDA is as good as having a front row seat to a Bruce Springsteen concert.
The theme of the show ties in with Xavier’s year-long celebration of 40 years of women on campus. It is the philosophy of the Xavier Players to combine real-life experiences in the form of meaningful service that relates to issues presented in their plays.
#1 of the “Top Ten 2006” One-of-a-kind … original, weird and seriously funny … one of the most creative and refreshing pieces of classical theatre I’ve seen in years. … Mooney’s translations make Molière’s 17th century language instantly accessible. His interpretations were crisp, stylized and sang with the comic genius of the playwright’s original intent.