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Agenda

  • 08:00 – 08:30

    Registration, Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 08:30 - 08:45

    Welcome & Opening Remarks

    SCOTT PHILLIPS, CEO StarFish Medical

    YING TAM, Managing Director, Health Venture Services MaRS

  • 08:45 - 10:00

    Entrepreneur Perspectives

    STEVE ARLESS: Success factors for selecting technologies and building high value startups

    SAMEER SABIR: Turning ground-breaking solutions into valuable acquisitions

  • 10:00 - 10:15

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 10:15- 11:30

    Entrepreneur Perspectives and US Financing

    RANDY AUCOIN: Commercializing emerging medical technology – the Exact Imaging story

    ERIC TANSKY: IPO landscape - US Institutional point of view

  • 11:30 - 12:15

    Lunch

  • 12:15 -12:30

    Afternoon Welcome & Opening Remarks

    GAIL GARLAND, President and CEO, Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization

  • 12:30 - 13:30

    Expert Panels

    PANEL: Boston's medtech ecosystem -moderated by JOEL WEINSTEIN

    PANEL: Financing for maximum value - moderated by ALI ARDAKANI

  • 13:30 - 14:15

    Regulatory

    VESNA JANIC and DR. SABINA BRUEHLMANN: Successfully Navigating the De Novo pathway for FDA Clearance

    DAVID BELL: ISO 14971 Risk Management and IEC 60601-1-11Home Healthcare Environment testing

  • 14:15 - 14:30

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 14:30 - 15:45

    Entrepreneur Perspectives

    JAY CAPLAN: Invisible barriers to growth- Lessons learned from InfraReDx and Fractyl

    ROBERT KIEVAL: Reflections on a 16-year startup: One entrepreneur’s experience

  • 15:45 - 16:00

    Coffee/Tea & Networking

  • 16:00 - 16:50

    Maximizing Value

    PARTH KHANNA: Using mobile/AI to help bring life sciences products to market

    SCOTT PHILLIPS: The data points behind maximum valuations

  • 16:50 - 17:00

    Closing Remarks

    SCOTT PHILLIPS

  • 17:00 - 18:00

    Networking Reception