The Palm Beach Health Impact Forum

‘A Celebration of Philanthropy, Impact Investing

and Innovation that is Changing the World’

palm beach, florida  |  february 15-18, 2016

hosted at the breakers palm beach


Co-hosted with The Everglades Foundation, BakerHostetler and McLaren Automotive

Co-organized with cooperation from the International Polo Club, Palm Beach


The Cavendish community convened in Palm Beach for four days of presentations, panels, keynotes, cocktail receptions, lunches and dinners, and memorable social experiences fostering connectivity and impact.

Forum Schedule

Monday, February 15th  |  Ponce de Leon IV and the mediterranean ballroom

12:30 PM  |  Registration Opens

1:30- 1:45 PM|  Opening Remarks and Introduction to Cavendish Global  |  Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Cavendish Global

1:45 - 2:30 PM  |  Fireside Chat: Getting the Most from Cavendish

2:30 - 3:15 PM  |  Who is going to buy your product, why, for how much, or why not?  |  Paul Fearis, Clinvue

3:15 - 3:30 PM  |  Coffee and Conversation

3:30 - 4:00 PM  |  Clinical Trials and Tribulations  |  Matthew Waninger, MED Institute

4:00 - 4:30 PM  |  Panel Discussion and Q&A

6:30 - 9:00 PM  |  Cocktail Reception and Dinner  |  Featuring an interview with Daniel Carlin, MD, WorldClinic, and special musical performances by renown musicians Michael Fitzpatrick and Martin Guigui


tuesday, February 16th  |  Ponce de Leon IV-VI and the gold room

8:00 AM  |  Registration Opens

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

8:30 - 9:45 AM  |  Family Office Panel Discussion: The Everglades Foundation

Marshall Field V, President, The Old Mountain Company; Chairman, The Everglades Foundation

Eric Eikenberg, CEO, Everglades Foundation

G. Melodie Naja, PhD, Chief Scientist, Everglades Foundation

Maurice Ferre, MD, CEO and Chairman, Insightec, and Board Member, The Everglades Foundation

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch, Mayor of Sewall's Point, Florida

9:45 - 10:30 AM  |  Oceanside Conversation  |  Anthony Zolezzi, Pegasus Capital Advisors and Tom Casey, Wild Oats Marketing

10:30 - 11:00 AM  |  Coffee and Conversation

11:00 - 12:00 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

12:00 - 1:30 PM  |  Lunch and Conversation  |  Served on the Ocean Lawn

1:30 - 2:45 PM  |  Family Office Plenary: Businesses Building and Investing in a Sustainable Future: People, Planet and Profit

Gabriel Brodbar, Executive Director, NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship (Moderator)

Jeff Walker, Impact Investor, Philanthropist, former Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Paul Rice, President and CEO, Fair Trade USA

Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder, Seventh Generation

2:45 - 3:45 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

3:45 - 4:15 PM  |  Coffee and Conversation

4:15 - 5:30 PM  |  Family Office Plenary: Diversity as Competitive Advantage, Uniformity as Security Risk

James Benedict, Cavendish Global (Moderator)

Arnold Baker, Baker Ready Mix & Building Materials, former Chair of the National Black Chamber of Commerce

Anurag Gupta, Social Entrepreneur, Cultural Innovator, Lawyer, and Human Rights Activist

Trabian Shorters, Founder and CEO, BMe Community, and former Vice President, Knight Foundation

6:30 - 9:00 PM  |  Cocktail Reception and Dinner  |  Seafood Bar at The Breakers


wednesday, February 17th  |  Ponce de Leon IV-VI and the gold room

7:15 - 8:15 AM  |  Chairman's Council Breakfast Roundtable Discussions  |  By Invitation Only

8:00 AM  |  Registration Opens

8:00 - 8:40 AM  |  Keynote Address  |  Dr. Adam M. Hill, CMO, McLaren Applied Technologies

8:40 - 9:25 AM  |  Oceanside Conversation  |  Kathy LeMay and Tiffany Pham, Founder and CEO, MOGUL

9:30 - 10:45 AM  |  Family Office Plenary Sessions (Three Tracks)

Track 1: How to identify life science innovators with the potential for impact, get them funded and ensure success

Cynthia Lander, PhD, Partner, Nascent Enterprises (Moderator)

Adam Stern, Head of Private Equity Banking, Aegis Capital, and CEO, SternAegis Ventures

David Weild, Former Vice Chairman and EVP, NASDAQ, Chairman and CEO, Weild & Co.

Track 2: How to successfully finance, build, and exit from life science companies

Jeffrey P. Berg, Partner, BakerHostetler

Lee H. Rosebush, Partner, BakerHostetler

Jeffrey H. Rosedale, PhD, Partner, BakerHostetler

Jeffrey Decker, Partner, BakerHostetler

Track 3: Digitizing Humans and Democratizing Medicine

Steve Shaya, MD, CMO, J&B Medical (Moderator)

Charlotte Hovet, MD, MMM, CPE, Dell Inc., Global Medical Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences

Michael C. Wiemann, MD, President, Providence Hospital

Dr. Robert S. London, Senior Medical Director, WellCare of South Carolina

Lieutenant Colonel Wilson Ariza, Associate Director for Training, SimLEARN, US Department of Veteran Affairs

10:45 - 11:15 AM  |  Coffee and Conversation

11:15 - 12:15 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations

12:30 - 1:30 PM  |  Lunch

1:30 - 5:30 PM  |  Break

5:30 - 9:30 PM  |  Cocktail Reception and Argentinian Dinner  |  Poolside at the International Polo Club's Clubhouse


thursday, February 18th  |  Ponce de Leon IV

7:45 - 8:45 AM  |  Chairman's Council Breakfast Roundtable Discussions  |  By Invitation Only

8:30 AM  |  Registration Opens

9:00 - 10:15 AM  |  Panel Discussion: Ushering in a Golden Age of Philanthrophy and Impact

10:15 - 11:15 AM  |  Keynote  |  Jennifer Brea, Director and Producer of "Canary in a Coal Mine"

11:15 - 11:45 AM  |  Coffee and Conversation

11:45 - 12:45 PM  |  Panel Discussion

12:45 PM  |  Closing Remarks and Looking Ahead