Sunday, September 18th

12:30pm

Welcome to Cavendish

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Jonathan Sackier - CMO, Cavendish Global

12:45pm

What is your product, who will buy it and for how much?

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Paul Fearis - Founding Partner, CEO, Clinvue LLC

1:15pm

The regulated environment, the right and wrong ways

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Phoebe Mounts - Partner, Morgan Lewis

1:45pm

Clinical trials and tribulations

Sheraton Grand

Speakers:

Mike Otlewski - Clinical Program Scientist - MED Institute

2:15pm

Intellectual Property

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Todd Buck

2:45pm

Reimbursement

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Jonathan Sackier - CMO, Cavendish Global

3:15pm

Coffee Break

Sheraton Grand

3:30pm

Marketing your message; why, when, how and who

Sheraton Grand

Speaker:

Jonathan Sackier - CMO, Cavendish Global

4:00pm

Small Cap Nation

Sheraton Grand

Speakers:

Hugh Austin
Bryan Crane

4:30pm

Panel Discussion

Sheraton Grand

6:30pm

Cocktails, Opening Gala Dinner, Tours and Entertainment

Heard Museum

Monday, September 19th

7:30am

Breakfast

Convention Center - Room 222

8:30am

The Arizona Collaborative Gene

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Jack Jewett - President & CEO, Flinn Foundation
Susan Pepin, MD, MPH - President and CEO, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Richard Mallery - Founding Chairman and CEO, International Genomics Consortium
Joan Koerber-Walker - President & CEO, AZBio
Carolyn Compton - Chief Medical Officer, National Biomarker Development Alliance (NBDA)

9:15am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

9:30am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

9:45am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

10:00am

Coffee and Networking

Convention Center - Room 222

10:30am

Diagnostics in Precision Medicine

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Tom Miller - Founder and Managing Partner, GreyBird Ventures LLC
Mara Aspinall - President & CEO, Health Catalysts

11:15am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:30am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:45am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

12:00pm

Lunch with Fireside Chat

Convention Center - Room 224

Speakers:

Dr. Jeffrey Trent - President and Research Director, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Alex Sekulic, MD, PhD - Mayo Clinic and TGen

1:30pm

The Latest Innovations in Precision Medicine

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Dr. Mark Slater - VP Research of HonorHealth, Vice Chair of the Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee
Stephen Johnston - Director, Center for Innovations in Medicine (CIM)
Robert Penny, M.D., PH.D. - Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, The International Genomics Consortium (IGC)

2:15pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:30pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:45pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

3:00pm

Coffee and Networking

Convention Center - Room 222

3:30pm

Keynote: Pending

Convention Center - Room 221

4:15pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

4:30pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

4:45pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

5:15pm

Cocktail Reception and Tours of The UA Sim Lab

UA College of Medicine

Tuesday, September 20th

7:30am

Breakfast

Convention Center - Room 222

8:30am

Preparing for the Emergence of New Infectious Diseases - A Global Challenge

Convention Center - Room 221

Speaker:

COL Matthew Hepburn, MD - Program Manager, DARPA

9:15am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

9:30am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

9:45am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

10:00am

Coffee and Networking

Convention Center - Room 222

10:30am

Panel: TBI and Addressing the Concussion Epidemic

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Javier Cárdenas, MD - Barrow Neurological Institute
Hirsh Handmaker - Chairman and CEO, The CACTIS Foundation
Dr. Kendall Van Keuren-Jensen - TGen - Translational Genomics Research Institute
P. David Adelson, MD - Director, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s

11:15am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:30am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:45am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

12:00pm

Lunch and Speaker

Convention Center - Room 224

Speaker:

Dr. Eric Reiman - Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI)

1:30pm

Panel: Beyond Alzheimer's

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Dr. Ronald J. Lukas - Vice President of Research and Senior Staff Scientist, Barrow Neurological Institute and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Robert Bowser - Director, Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Research Center, Barrow Neurological Institute Chairman
Marie Wesselhoft - President and Co-Founder, MsDx
Dr. Carol A. Barnes - Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at UA

2:15pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:30pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:45pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

3:00pm

Coffee and Networking

Convention Center - Room 222

3:30pm

Keynote: MindCrowd - Learning through the Study of Healthy Brains

Convention Center - Room 221

Speaker:

Dr. Matthew Huentelman - Professor, Neurogenomics Division, and Co-Director, Center for Rare Childhood Disorders, TGen - Translational Genomics Research Institute

4:15pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

4:30pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

4:45pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

6:00pm

Science Under the Stars: Cocktail Reception and Entertainment

Arizona Science Center

Wednesday, September 21st

7:30am

Breakfast

Convention Center - Room 222

8:30am

Keynote: Venture Philanthropy: An Emerging Priority for Research Foundations (A Case Study)

Convention Center - Room 221

Speaker:

Peter Wilderotter - President & CEO, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

9:15am

Getting the Data: The White House Precision Medicine Initiative; Cancer Moonshot 2020; Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry; Cancer Commons

Convention Center - Room 221

Speakers:

Dr. Lynn Hudson - Chief Science Officer, Critical Path Institute
Jude LaCava - Co-Founder, Dorothy Foundation
Vinodh Narayanan - TGen - Translational Genomics Research Institute
Yves Lussier - Associate Vice President for Health Sciences and Chief Knowledge Officer, Executive Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics University of Arizona Health Sciences

10:00am

Coffee and Networking

Convention Center - Room 222

10:30am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

10:45am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:00am

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

11:15am

Keynote: Breakthroughs in Biotechnology; Changing The Face of Medicine

Convention Center - Room 221

Speaker:

Isaac Blech - Chairman, 21st Century Investors

12:00pm

Lunch with Speaker

Convention Center - Room 224

Speaker:

Peter Samuelson - President and Co-Founder, First Star Academies

1:30pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

1:45pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:00pm

Innovation Partner Presentation

Convention Center - Room 221

2:15pm

Keynote: Theil Foundation and Breakout Labs

Convention Center - Room 221

Speaker:

Lindy Fishburne - SVP Investments, Thiel Foundation & Breakout Labs

3:00pm

Closing Remarks

Convention Center - Room 221