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Explore your options to connect, learn, and be inspired at the 2020 Life Science Innovation Conference. New panelists and speakers are being added often… check back for updates. The schedule is subject to change.





CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1: THURSDAY JULY 16, 2020

7:30 AM - REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

8:00 AM - WELCOME

Margaret McCormick, PhD, Executive Director, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Board Chair, Life Science Washington

8:10 AM - KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO FURTHER REDUCE DEATH FROM CANCER IN 2030?

Life Science Innovation Northwest - Keynote Speaker - Thomas Lynch Jr, MD, President & Director, Fred Hutch

Thomas Lynch Jr, MD

President & Director, Fred Hutch


This presentation will look at recent progress in cancer mortality using lung cancer as an example and will examine the factors driving the progress to date. Dr. Lynch will also focus on progress in precision medicine, immune-oncology, cell therapy, enhanced screening, and early detection that will be needed to make even more progress by 2030.

9:00 AM

PANELIST/SPEAKER

PANEL: ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS/PROGNOSTICS IN ONCOLOGY

Moderator: Kim Popovits, Former Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, Genomic Health

Bonnie H. Anderson, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Veracyte

Chad Robins, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Adaptive Biotechnologies

Sarah Warren, Senior Director of Translational Science, nanoString Technologies

10:00 AM - BREAK

10:15 AM

 

 

COMPANY PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Podium Presentations are the perfect way to increase visibility for your company and attract strategic partners at LSINW. Pitch your company’s story, pipelines, and objectives!  


Individual Company Presentations

12:20 PM

 

ADDRESS BY US CONGRESSWOMAN SUZAN DELBENE

U.S. Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, Washington’s First Congressional District

1:00 PM

PANELIST/SPEAKER

FIRESIDE CHAT: IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON THE FINANCIAL MARKETS/INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT

Robert Nelsen, MBA, Co-founder & Managing Director, Arch Venture Partners

Luke Timmerman, Journalist, Timmerman Report

2:00 PM - BREAK

2:15 PM

 

 

COMPANY PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Podium Presentations are the perfect way to increase visibility for your company and attract strategic partners at LSINW. Pitch your company’s story, pipelines, and objectives!  


Individual Company Presentations

3:30 PM

PANELIST/SPEAKER

PANEL: MEDICAL DEVICE INVESTING

Moderator: Wende Hutton, MBA, General Partner for West Coast, Canaan

Laurie McGraw, Senior Vice President, Health Solutions Group

Trevor Moody, Partner, Medical Devices, M.H. Carnegie & Co.

Neil Oberoi, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Securities

Brad Vale, PhD, Founder and General Partner, Strategic Healthcare Investment Partners

4:30 PM - BREAK

4:45 PM - FAST PITCH COMPETITION

6:00 PM - END OF DAY 1


DAY 2: FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2020

7:30 AM - REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

8:00 AM - WELCOME: Leslie Alexandre, DrPH, CEO & President, Life Science Washington

8:05 AM - KEYNOTE ADDRESS: IMPACT OF AI AND ML ON DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT

Life Science Innovation Northwest - Keynote Speaker - Kim Branson, PhD Senior VP and Global Head of AI/ML, GlaxoSmithKline

Kim Branson, PhD

Senior VP and Global Head of AI/ML, GlaxoSmithKline


 

9:00 AM

 

PANEL: AI-DRIVEN DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT

AI and machine learning have only started to scratch the surface of what they can deliver for drug development, promising radical changes in not only efficiency, but the scope of therapeutics and diagnostics that could be created. But alongside the actual potential is a huge amount of hype. The panel will deconstruct where AI and machine learning can deliver, and on what timeframe, and how the industry should take responsibility for managing expectations and raising the conversation above the hype.


Panel Chair: Simone Fishburn, PhD, VP and Editor in Chief, BioCentury Inc.

Kim Branson, PhD, Senior VP and Global Head of AI/ML, GlaxoSmithKline

Jeff Elton, CEO, Concerto Health AI

Lara Mangravite, PhD, President, Sage Bionetworks

Julie Sunderland, MBA, Managing Director, Biomatics Capital

10:00 AM - BREAK

10:15 AM

 

COMPANY PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Podium Presentations are the perfect way to increase visibility for your company and attract strategic partners at LSINW. Pitch your company’s story, pipelines, and objectives!  


Individual Company Presentations

12:30 PM

PANELIST/SPEAKER

COVID-19: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR VACCINES AND THERAPEUTICS

Moderator: Luke Timmerman, Journalist, Timmerman Report

Larry Corey, MD, President and Director Emeritus, Fred Hutch

1:30 PM - PROGRAM CONCLUSION



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