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LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase

February 16, 2017

The Innovation Showcase will be attended by over 300 entrepreneurs, investors, executives from biotech and pharma medical devices companies, legal experts, service providers, prominent scientists, and technology transfer personnel from premier academic institutions. Please join us for inspiring presentations featuring the latest innovations in therapeutics, diagnostics and medical device from start-ups across California.

Please register today for LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase on Thursday, March 9, 2017:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-biomed-innovation-showcase-2017-tickets-28706529001

PROGRAM:

8:30 - 9:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:40 - 9:55 AM Introduction by Keith Hoffman, PhD, VP of Business Development and Technology Transfer, LA BioMed

Opening remarks by John Wetherell, PhD, Partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

9:55 - 10:10 AM State of the State by Sara Radcliffe, CEO of California Life Sciences Institute

10:15 - 10:30 AM Emmaus Life Sciences

10:30 - 10:45 AM Novadigm Therapeutics

10:45 - 11:00 AM SyneuRx

11:00 - 11:15 AM QT Medical

11:15 - 11:30 AM Coffee Networking Break

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session 1A - Medical Device Presentations:
NeoVative
Max BioPharma
Blast Resolve
Nfant

Session 1B - Therapeutics Presentations:
Avenzoar Pharmaceuticals
Empire Biotechnology
Sixal
Vitalex

12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch Speakers:
Mark Ridley-Thomas, LA County Supervisor
David Meyer, CEO & President of LA BioMed
Rohit Sukla, CEO, Larta Institute
JP Kim, NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager

2:00 - 3:30 PM Session 2A - Medical Device Presentations:
Deton
Velox Biosystem
SensoryGen
Ziteo Medical
BDI
Capillary Bio

Session 2B - Therapeutics Presentations
Onco Therapies
JeniVision
Proteris Biotech
AF-Tech
Cell Care
WinSanTor

3:30 - 3:45 PM Networking Break

3:45 - 4:00 PM "State of LA" by Dina Lozofsky, Executive Director of Biocom

4:00 - 5:15 PM Session 3A - Medical Device/Therapeutics:
Unlicensed: CAR-T cells and immune-oncology
Tiny Kicks
EOS
Syntr Health Tech
TBD

Session 3B - Therapeutics Presentations:
Panaceanano
BioVinc Platform Tech
BCN Biosciences
SHAL Technologies
TBD

5:15 - 6:30 PM Poster Session with Fine Wine Tasting

Discount room rates will be made available. Please check the registration site for details. Early bird rate ends on Friday, February 17, 2017.
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LA BioMed's 4th Annual Innovation Showcase
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