June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27

8:00 – 9:00

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:05

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Greg Huang, Xconomy

9:05 – 9:25

New York Biotech Rising

Susan Solomon, NY Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute

9:25 – 9:55

CEO Strategy and Leadership Lessons

Michael Aberman, Quentis Therapeutics
Alan Rigby, HiberCell
Nancy Thornberry, Kallyope
Greg Huang, Xconomy (moderator)

10:00 – 10:40

New York’s Life Science Vision

Vicki Sato, Vir Biotechnology; Denali Therapeutics
James Patchett, NYCEDC

10:40 – 10:55

Networking Break

11:00 – 11:25

Partnerships to Advance Healthcare

James Flynn, Deerfield Management
Jennifer Hawks Bland, NewYorkBIO

11:25 – 11:55

New Wave of Startups & Tech Transfer

Jeanne Farrell, The Rockefeller University
Lisa Placanica, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners
Orin Herskowitz, Columbia University (moderator)

11:55 – 12:15

Case Study: Startup-Investor Partnership

Brett Abrahams, Magnolia Neurosciences
Jenna Foger, Alexandria Venture Investments

12:15 – 12:40

Incubators & Convergence of Tech and Life Science

Ramy Farid, Schrodinger
Nishta Rao, BioLabs
Teresa Lavoie, Fish & Richardson (moderator)

12:40

Closing Remarks

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.