Seattle Regional Forum

Thursday, October 5, 2017: 1-6pm

Venue

Life Science Washington
1551 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98102-3706

Agenda


12:30 - 1:00

Registration & Networking

Sign-in and say “Good Afternoon” to your fellow health innovation co-conspirators.

1:00 - 1:05

Welcome and Introductions

1:05 - 1:35

Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities within the Healthcare Continuum - Interoperability

Jeff Pasek, Independent Healthcare Consultant/Product Manager

Gwen O’Keefe, Principal, GO Healthcare Strategy

Pavel Smirnov, CEO, Health Samurai 

Bill Saltzstein, Founder, Code Blue Communication

1:35 - 2:35

Pitches from Companies Raising Seed Capital

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2:35 - 2:40

Voting for Seed Companies

2:40 - 3:00

Break

Snacks & Beverages - grab your refreshments and join us for our next panel discussion.

3:00 - 3:30

Panel Discussion: Investment Trends and Preferences For Health / Life Sciences Investors

George Aliphtiras, Co-Chair, Cascadia Venture Forum, Director, E-Fund, and Medtech Entrepreneur

Susan Preston, Managing Partner, Seattle Angel Fund, Co-Manager of Element 8, and General Partner of Calcef Clean Energy Angel Fund

Mark Kraus, Chairman of Life Sciences, Keiretsu Forum, and Medtech Entrepreneur

Scott Thielman, Founder and CTO, Product Creation Studio

3:30 - 4:30

Pitches from Companies Raising Series A Capital

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4:30 - 4:35

Voting for Series A Companies

4:50 - 5:00

Closing Remarks and Announcement of the Winners

After the dust settles, who will be awarded Best of Washington?

5:00 - 5:30

Reception, Networking, and Celebrating!

Grab a drink, congratulate the winners, and share your own tales of health innovation heroism.