Pre-Conference Site Visits

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

We are pleased to offer this year’s MPACE Conference site visit tours at no cost to our conference attendees! Tickets will be first come, first serve. If you are unable to attend after registering, please contact us at we can make this spot available to the next person on the waiting list. Thank you!


(If you are already registered, please select the Employer Site Visit Ticket option as your Attendee Type. You must be logged out of your member profile.)

Site Tour 1: Biotech Tour

Tour limited to 25 people. Transportation will be provided by bus. Tour will leave from Disneyland Hotel at 9:30 AM and return by 5:00 PM to the hotel.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Phillips-Medisize

3545 Harbor Blvd #150, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Trusted for nearly 60 years, Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, is a global leader in front-end design, development and manufacturing solutions for highly regulated industries — pharma, diagnostics, med tech, consumer, automotive and defense. Our innovation, quality and reliability enhance the lives of millions of people around the world. Our Costa Mesa location designs & manufactures custom medical connectors, cable assemblies and medical devices that encapsulate electronics. Join us on December 7 to learn about career opportunities with a global, leading edge innovator in medical devices and see what we do behind-the-scenes. Learn more about Philips-Medisize at:

1:00 – 4:00 PM, MicroVention

35 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

MicroVention is a rapidly growing medical device company that has pioneered the development of catheter-based, minimally invasive, neuroendovascular technologies that provide therapeutic advantages for neurovascular disorders. Ranked in the top 100 Best Places to Work in Orange County in 2021 by the OC Business Journal, MicroVention is dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative endovascular technologies that provide a meaningful improvement in patient lives. Join us on December 7th for lunch, a panel on the importance of a University Relations Program to our team, and a tour of our Innovation Center! Learn more about MicroVention at:

Site Tour 2: Entertainment Tour

Tour limited to 20 people. Transportation will be provided by bus. Tour will leave from Disneyland Hotel at 11:30 AM, and return by 5:00 PM to the hotel.

12:45 – 3:45 PM, Sofi Stadium

1001 Stadium Dr, Inglewood, CA 90301

Experience the state-of-art in sport’s stadium complexes. Sofi stadium is one of the premiere sports facilities in the country, including entertainment, hotels, restaurants, shopping, and residences recently opened in September 2020. Sofi Stadium is home to the LA Chargers and LA Rams. Sofi Stadium will host the Super Bowl LVI(56) in February 2022, the 2023 College Football Championship, and host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2028 Summer Olympics. On the tour, you will experience the all access tour including a behind the scenes tour of VIP sky boxes, tunnel run, on-field football throwing, and merchandise equipment room (includes a $15 gift card). The tour will also include a panel of different staff that work across several departments at Sofi Stadium to share more on different job/career opportunities for students.