FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * KENNEDY JOHN JED 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol CONMED CORP [ CNMD ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
VP GM CET
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O CONMED CORPORATION, 525 FRENCH ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
2/28/2020
(Street)
UTICA, NY 13502
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  2/28/2020    M    325  A $0  4822  D   
Common Stock  2/28/2020    F    96  D $94.64  4726  D   
Common Stock  2/28/2020    M    1250  A $0  5976  D   
Common Stock  2/28/2020    F    367  D $94.64  5609  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Rsus (restricted Stock Units)  $0  2/28/2020    M        325    (1) 3/1/2026  Common Stock  325  $0  0  D   
Rsus (restricted Stock Units)  $0  2/28/2020    M        1250    (2) 3/1/2029  Common Stock  1250  $0  3750  D   
Options To Purchase Common Stock  $97.69  3/2/2020    A     9500       (3) 3/2/2030  Common Stock  9500  $0  9500  D   
Rsus (restricted Stock Units)  $0  3/2/2020    A     5000       (2) 3/2/2030  Common Stock  5000  $0  5000  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock, par value $0.01 per share of ConMed Corporation (the "Company") and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Company's 2015 Amended and Restated Long-Term Incentive Plan and generally vest in equal amounts (25%) over a four year period.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock, par value $0.01 per share of ConMed Corporation (the "Company") and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Company's 2018 Long-Term Incentive Plan and generally vest in equal amounts (25%) over a four year period.
(3)  The stock options were granted under the Company's 2018 Long-Term Incentive Plan and generally vest in equal amounts over a five year period

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KENNEDY JOHN JED
C/O CONMED CORPORATION
525 FRENCH ROAD
UTICA, NY 13502


VP GM CET

Signatures
Sarah M. Oliker for John (Jed) Kennedy by Power of Attorney 3/3/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date