Future of Health: Trends for Life Sciences in 2020
December 18, 2019
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Yale Club Manhattan, Roof Dining Room & Terrace 22nd FL
12:30-1:00 PM Network Reception and Lunch
1:00-1:05 PM Opening Remark
DoHyun Cho, PhD
Chairman, New York Health Forum
1:05-2:05 PM Session 1
"Future of Health: Trends for Life Sciences in 2020"
The 2019 global biopharma industry has improved exponentially with a proliferation of technology and innovation, but also faced challenges including a decline in R&D productivity and market conditions. Panelists of industry executives and experts will join this session to discuss issues and strategies in response to current trends and prospects in 2020.
Surani Fernando, Lead Reporter, Reorg (Moderator)
Sundeep Lal, PhD, CEO, BioConnexUS
Ji Sun Park, PhD, Senior Scientist, Enzychem Lifesciences
Jo-Wen Lin, Portfolio Manager, Hudson Bay Capital
William Ho, MBA, President and CEO, Incysus Therapeutics
2:10-2:15 PM Networking Break
2:15-3:15 PM Session 2
“Digital Health and Its Impact on Life Sciences Industry”
Healthcare is at the intersection of a digital and tech evolution, and this panel will cover the most pressing topics in the industry ranging from disruptive digital technologies, to how AI and machine learning are enabling better healthcare outcomes, and how real-time data collection can empower patients and providers.
Alaric DeArment, Senior Reporter, MedCity News (Moderator)
Jahan Ali, PhD, Director, BioVenture eLab at Weill Cornell Medical Center
Vahan Simonyan, PhD, Chief Scientist, Embleema
Ariel Katz, Co-Founder and Partner, H1
Les Funtleyder, MPH, Healthcare Portfolio Manager, E Squared Partners
3:15-3:30 PM Networking Break
3:30-4:30 PM Session 3
"Raising Capital and Positioning Your Exit Strategy"
Planning an exit strategy for your businesses in the healthcare industry include initial public offering (IPO), M&A, and licensing. Raising sufficient capital for research and development must be preceded before launching an exit strategy. In this session, industry and finance experts will join to share their perspectives in exploring the best practices and key considerations on raising capital and planning exit strategies.
William C. Hicks, JD, Co-Chair, Mintz Securities & Capital Markets Practice Group (Moderator)
Jon Civitarese, Managing Director, SVB Leerink
Marc Estigarribia, MBA, Managing Director, MSQ Ventures
John R. Lieberman, CPA, Managing Director, Perelson Weiner LLP