a Special Event @ InnoTech
11:30am – 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Registration for the 7th Annual Emerging Medical Technology Symposium is $54.00 and includes lunch, EMT presentations, evening reception, and access to InnoTech (on April 9, 2015).
Emerging Medical Technology Symposium Agenda -
11:00am – 11:30am
Registration and networking
11:30am – 1:00pm
Luncheon and Keynote Presentation - Sea Change in Big Pharma
|How the Orphan Drug Act of 1983 Redefined the Industry|
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lumos Pharma, Inc.
1:15pm – 2:15pm
|Three Pillars of a Start-up|
|Raising money, generating critical performance data and engaging key advisors are crucial activities for medical start-ups. Our seasoned panel will share their insights and expertise on funding sources for various business stages, on creating pre-clinical and clinical data for regulatory submissions, publications, etc. and on contracting the right resources to build value.|
|Joe Skraba, President and CEO, ENTvantage Dx, Inc. (Moderator)|
|David Spencer, President/CEO, Pryor Medical Devices, Inc.
& President, Texas Intrepid Ventures
|Lynne Hohlfeld, SVP, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer
|Fred Dinger, Chief Executive Officer, Aerin Medical, Inc.|
2:30pm – 3:30pm
|TRENDING TOPICS: Breaking News in Medical Technology Industry|
|The medical technology industry is changing every day. In SNL style, hear about several important topics in 5 minute fast paced presentations. Topics will include: Social Media and how to regulate, Prototyping & 3-D Printing, Wearable devices and regulating, venture fellows and introduction of a new physician entrepreneur chapter.|
|Venture for America||Emily Bowe, Operations Manager, 80/20 Foundation|
|Wearable Devices and Regulating||Jerry Wilmink,CEO, WiseWear Corporation|
|Valuation||Don Douglas,CEO, liquid networx|
|Social Media Regulation||Debra Innocenti, Partner, Strasburger, LLP|
|Prototyping & 3-D Printing||Albert Parvin, Principal Engineer , Southwest Research Institute ,Division 14, Applied Physics|
|Physician Entrepreneurs – New Chapter to leverage the SAT talents||Dan Hargrove, President, Alamo MD, LLC|
3:30pm – 4:00pm
Afternoon Refreshment Break – Exhibitor Showcase
4:00pm – 4:45pm
|Rapid Fire Company Pitch Competition for $1000 award|
|In front of the entire conference, six exciting emerging medical technology companies will go toe to toe and demo for a chance at $1,000. One of the main highlights of the day.
|Perseus Holdings USA|
|The Bank of San Antonio
Emergo Group, Inc.
Norton Rose Fulbright
NuPak Medical LTD
Rosenthal, Pauerstein, Sandoloski, Agather, LLP
Wortham Insurance & Risk Management
4:45pm – 5:00pm
Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks
|Gabriele G. Niederauer,PhD, CEO and President, Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc.
Chair of Organizing Committee
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Reception / Networking
Thank you to the Emerging Medical Technology Advisory Board for lending their time & expertise to the event:
Gabriele G. Niederauer,PhD, CEO and President, Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc.
Chair of Organizing Committee
|Cynthia Day Grimes
|Corey Levenson, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Project Director, Expansion Markets
MCCI Group Holdings, LLC
President and CEO
ENTvantage Dx, Inc.