Schedule & Registration

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YALE INNOVATION SUMMIT SCHEDULE

7-8am REGISTRATION
7:15-9am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9am WELCOME TO THE YALE INNOVATION SUMMIT
9:10am KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Jim Hornthal

Founder, Launchpad

Zhang Auditorium

10am Audience for tech ventures heads upstairs
BIOTECH TRACK TECH TRACK
10:05am Biotech Venture Investors Panel

“Crossing the Chasm: from Invention to Clinical Trial Funding”

  • Rob Bettigole, Moderator (Elm Street Ventures)
  • Lili Portilla (NIH)
  • Kevin Bitterman (Polaris Partners)
  • Christine Brennan (Novartis)
  • Jason Hafler (Sanofi-Genzyme)
  • James Tobin (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Stephen Knight (F-Prime Capital Partners)
  • Chau Khuong (OrbiMed)

Zhang Auditorium

Tech Venture Investors Panel

“Corporate Venture Capital Investing in Technology”

  • Chris McLeod, Moderator (Elm Street Ventures)
  • Paul Hermes (Medtronic)
  • Kathleen McGroddy-Goetz (IBM Watson Health)
  • Ken Kaufmann (Hamamatsu)
  • Chris Moran (Lockheed Martin Ventures)
  • Erdogan Cesmeli (GE Ventures)

Room 2400

11am COFFEE BREAK
11:15am BIOTECH PITCH CONTEST

Biotech startups make 5-minute pitches

Zhang Auditorium

TECH PITCH CONTEST

Tech startups make 5-minute pitches

Room 2400

12:30pm LUNCH / POSTER SESSION / NETWORKING

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Biotech & Tech Showcase in Zhang Auditorium (Biotech) and Room 2400 (Tech)

1:45pm FEATURED BIOTECH ADDRESS

Roy Herbst, MD

Associate Director for Translational Research, Yale Cancer Center

“The Future of Immuno-Oncology”

 

BIOTECH PANEL DISCUSSION

“The Future of Immuno-Oncology”

  • Chris Denn, Moderator (Goodwin Law)
  • Jason Rhodes (Atlas Venture)
  • Lou Tartaglia (5AM Ventures)
  • Stephen Squinto (OrbiMed)
  • Mary Tanner (Evolution Life Science Partners)
  • Sara Nayeem (New Enterprise Associates)
  • Liam Ratcliffe (New Leaf Ventures)

Zhang Auditorium

 

TECH PANEL DISCUSSION

“Building Successful Ventures from Startup to Exit

  • Paul Hughes, Moderator (Wiggin & Dana)
  • Hyuk Jeen-Suh (Samsung Ventures)
  • Patricia Kemp (Oak HC/FT)
  • Jeffrey Reitman (Nyca Partners)
  • Helge Seetzen (Tandem Launch)
  • Jarrod Yuster (Pico Quantitative Trading)

Room 2400

3pm COFFEE BREAK
3:15pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS
GERALD CHAN, Cofounder, Morningside Group “Reflections on Venture Investing in Biotechnology” Zhang Auditorium
4:15pm CLOSING REMARKS / BLAVATNIK AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Peter Salovey, President of Yale

Zhang Auditorium

5pm Photos & Departure