Seattle Regional Forum
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 1-6pm
Life Science Washington
1551 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98102-3706
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
2:35 - 2:40
Voting for Seed Companies
2:40 - 3:00
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
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.