The Ninth Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

San Diego, California | February 6-8, 2017

HOSTED AT The Fairmont Grand Del Mar

WITH SPECIAL PARTICIPATION BY MERRILL LYNCH

By Invitation Only

Cavendish Global returned to San Diego this February to host its third Health Impact Forum in Southern California. Collaborating with the world-renown San Diego health and life science communities, along with locally-based Cavendish Impact Capital, the Cavendish community welcomed its members to the Fairmont Grand Del Mar for three days of groundbreaking discoveries and innovations, exclusive networking opportunities and immersive experiences designed to share ideas, develop relationships, and accelerate transformational innovation and impact.

 
 

Forum Schedule

Monday, February 6th  |  Fairmont Grand Del Mar and the USS Midway

CAVENDISH ADVISORS PROGRAM (FOR INNOVATION PARTNERS) AND OPENING FORUM DINNER

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  |  Innovation Partner Rehearsals  |  Contact Member Services for Reservations

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM  |  Cavendish Advisors Program  |  Hosted by Jonathan Sackier, MD

1:00 - 1:10 PM  |  Welcome and Introduction

1:10 - 1:25 PM  |  Introduction to Cavendish IQ  |   Xander Moffat, Cavendish Director of Creative Services

1:25 - 1:30 PM  |  Meeting with Cavendish Advisors  |  Ian F. Kenyon, Cavendish Director of Corporate Communications

1:30 - 2:15 PM  |  What is your product, who will buy it and for how much?  |  Paul Fearis, Clinvue

2:15 - 3:00 PM  |  Navigating the regulated environment; the right and wrong ways.  |  Scott Cunningham and Wade Ackerman, Partners, Covington & Burling LLP

3:00 - 3:45 PM  |  Clinical Trials and Tribulations  |  Michael Otlewski and Evonne Fearnot, MED Institute

3:45 - 4:30 PM  |  Intellectual Property  |  Alexa Hansen, Associate, Covington & Burling LLP

4:45 - 5:15 PM  |  Shuttles to depart for the USS Midway 

5:45 - 10:00 PM  |  Opening Dinner, Keynote and Entertainment aboard the USS Midway

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH  |  FAIRMONT GRAND DEL MAR

HEALTH IMPACT FORUM - FOR ALL ATTENDEES

7:30 AM  |  Breakfast  |  Manchester Salon and Terrace

8:15 - 8:30 AM  |  Welcome to the Forum and to San Diego - the City of Health  |  J. Michael Moffat, Chairman, Cavendish Global

8:30 - 9:15 AM  |  Keynote: Homo Sapiens 2.0: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Humanity  |  Jamie Metzl, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

9:15 - 10:30 AM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

10:30 - 11:15 AM  |  Partnering Meetings and Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:00 PM  |  Discussion: New Technology Trends in Behavioral Health - Where Should You Invest to Make the Greatest Societal Impact  |  Moderated by Henry Harbin, MD  |  Panelists: George Carpenter, CEO, Mynd; Zack Lynch, Co-Founder and General Partner, JAZZ Venture Partners

12:00 - 1:30 PM  |  Lunch and Keynote: The White House Cancer Moonshot: The Accomplishments and Challenges that lie Ahead  |  Gregory C. Simon, Executive Director, White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force

1:30 - 2:15 PM  |  Keynote: Lyme Disease: The Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment of a Devastating Illness  |  Moderated by Laird Cagan, Founder and Managing Director of Cagan McAfee Capital Partners; featuring Steven Harris, MD; Cheryl Koopman, PhD; Jennifer Frankovich, MD and Sherry Cagan

2:15 - 3:30 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

3:30 - 4:15 PM  |  Partnering Meetings and Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:00 PM  |  Keynote: Impact Investing: Investing in Companies that Change the World  |  Steve Westly, The Westly Group

5:00 - 5:45 PM  |  Keynote: Reinventing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: The Medicines for All Institute  |  B. Frank Gupton, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

6:00 - 9:30 PM  |  Cocktails, Dinner and Keynote: 76 Years on the Front Line of the Health and Wellness Revolution with Deborah Szekely, Wellness Warrior  |  Elizabeth Capella at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH  |  FAIRMONT GRAND DEL MAR

HEALTH IMPACT FORUM - FOR ALL ATTENDEES

7:30 AM  |  Breakfast  |  Manchester Salon and Terrace

8:15 - 8:30 AM  |  Welcome  |  J. Michael Moffat, Chairman, Cavendish Global

8:30 - 9:15 AM  |  Keynote: A Market-Based Approach for Curing the World's Ills  |  Wendy Taylor, Director, USAID Center for Acceleration and Impact

9:15 - 10:30 AM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

10:30 - 11:15 AM  |  Partnering Meetings and Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:00 PM  |  Keynote: The Science of Aging: Extending the Healthy Human Lifespan  |  Brad Perkins, MD, Human Longevity, Inc.

12:00 - 12:30 PM  |  Keynote: A Neuroscientist's View of Compassion, Altruism and Happiness  |  James Doty, MD, Founder and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Stanford University

12:30 - 1:30 PM  |  Lunch  |  Aria Lawn at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar

1:30 - 2:15 PM  |  Discussion: The Microbiome and its Effects on Health and Disease  |  Rob Knight, PhD and Larry Smarr, PhD

2:15 - 3:30 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

3:30 - 4:15 PM  |  Partnering Meetings and Coffee Break

4:15 - 4:30 PM  |  Keynote  |  Ruben Flores, UCSD

4:30 - 5:15 PM  |  Discussion: Women in Biotech, Building Companies and Careers  |  Kim Kamdar, Managing Partner, Domain Associates; Barbara Piette, Managing Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers; Racquel Bracken, Vice President, Venrock; and Susie Harborth, General Partner, BioInnovation Capital

6:00 - 7:30 PM  |  Closing Reception,  Award Ceremony and Entertainment featuring renowned cellist Michael Fitzpatrick  | Hosted by Dumas, Goodbody & Associates for the benefit of the Cavendish Impact Foundation  |  Aria Lawn at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar

 

Speakers Included:

Cavendish Advisors Included: