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2019 Life Science Innovation Northwest
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LSINW
 

 

APRIL 24 - 25, 2019

 


 

A two-day gathering of the best and brightest life science entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, and executives in the Pacific Northwest.



CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS



DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019


 PANELIST/SPEAKER 

KEYNOTE


Pending

PANEL: NEXT FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR IMMUNOTHERAPY

This panel will address the latest developments in CAR-T therapy, the challenges associated with using CAR-T therapy with new tumor targets, and new types of cellular immunotherapies that are now coming into play.


  • Robert Hershberg, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President, Head of Business Development and Global Alliances Celgene Corporation
  • Dr. Stanley Riddell, Scientific Director, Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center, Fred Hutch

  • Additional panelists pending
 

PANEL: FEDERAL POLICY


Pending
 

PANEL:OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN GENE EDITING


Pending
 

PANEL: ISSUES AND TRENDS IN VENTURE INVESTING

Veteran biotech commentator Karen Bernstein will explore themes in current venture investing with a panel of active venture investors.


Panel Chair: Karen Bernstein,
Chairman, BioCentury

 

Additional panelists pending

 

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
   

DAY 2: THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019


 PANELIST/SPEAKER
 

FIRESIDE CHAT: NEW HORIZONS FOR DESIGN OF PROTEIN-BASED THERAPEUTICS

David Baker, Ph.D. is the Henrietta and Aubrey Davis Endowed Professor in Biochemistry, Director of the Institute for Protein Design, Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and adjunct professor of Genome Sciences, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics at the University of Washington.


Professor David Baker, Ph.D.

 

PANEL: EARLY STAGE COMPANIES

A panel of selected seed-stage companies will briefly present their stories and will then discuss stage, impact, strategy and development.


Pending
 

PANEL: CURRENT TRENDS IN MEDICAL DEVICE INVESTING


David Cassak, Managing Partner of Innovation in Medtech LLC, Panel Chair

Trevor Moody, Partner - Medical Devices, M.H. Carnegie & CO
 

PANEL: LESSONS LEARNED IN ANGEL INVESTING


Pending
 

FAST PITCH - SEED COMPANIES

A series of 1- minute pitches by early stage companies.The best pitch receives $5,000 cash prize. 


Individual Company Presentations 

 

PANEL: DIGITAL HEALTH


Pending

 

 

Special room rates available at the Sheraton Grand Seattle. Reserve your hotel room today. 

1-888-236-2427

Deadline for special rate, Monday 4/1/19

Rate is $189 per night

 



2019 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES STILL AVAILABLE:


Sponsorship opportunities are available now for 2019! Make your commitment online before they sell out. Contact Brian Dershowitz, Business Development Manager email brian@lifesciencewa.org or call (206) 456-9571. 

  


 

To see last year's highlights, click HERE to see highlights from the 2018 LSINW. 

 

Life Science Innovation Northwest brings together more than 500 professionals from across the life sciences, including biotechnology, medical device, biopharmaceuticals, health IT/digital health, global health and research institutions. Conference highlights include keynote speakers, expert panels, podium presentations, startup fast pitch showdown and industry receptions. 

 


  

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

  

Diamond

Diamond 

Ruby

Ruby

Fast Pitch

Fast Pitch

    




SEBA

Poster Sessions

Lanyard

VIP Pre-Conference Reception

Industry Network Reception

Industry Network Reception

Industry Network Reception
 

 

  

KBI Biopharma

  


 University of Victoria
Partnering Software

Charging Station

Exhibiting

Exhibiting
Exhibiting Exhibiting

 

 

  American Preclinical Services      
more Calendar

1/24/2019
Health Economics Modeling Seminar & Workshop- Seattle

2/5/2019
Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus- Seattle

Featured Partner
BioTech Primer Inc.BioTech Primer develops and delivers customized training to the Life Sciences community

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