meet our key note speaker

Meet the Keynote Speaker

The Southeast BIO Investor and Partnering Forum welcomes Jeff Arnold, Chairman and CEO of Sharecare as the Keynote Speaker on Wednesday, November 14. Arnold will tell us his story as well as share the latest in health care trends.

Sharecare is a digital health company that Arnold founded with Dr. Mehmet Oz to help people access and manage all of their health resources in one place. Sharecare’s personalized and comprehensive platform connects consumers, employees and health plan members to the knowledge, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need by building each user a unique, dynamic health profile.

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Register now to attend the region’s premiere life sciences and medical technology conference connecting emerging companies with potential investors and corporate partners. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum returns to Atlanta on November 13-14, 2018 with a new format, new networking opportunities, and new investment prospects.

The SEBIO Forum Features:

  • Executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investment bankers, angel investors, university representatives, and other industry professionals from across the Southeast and Eastern U.S.
  • Presentations from the region’s most promising life science and medtech companies
  • The ability to arrange one-on-one meetings through the SEBIO Connect online partnering system
  • World-class speakers and panels featuring engaging conversations by industry leaders
  • Corporate Partnering discussions on approaches and strategic areas of interest with senior industry executives

…and more!

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Southeast BIO (SEBIO) Investor & Partnering Forum provides an unparalleled opportunity to meet key decision makers in the regional and national life science and medical technology communities.

Celebrating its 20th year, the SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum has built a loyal following, attracting thought leaders and investors from across the country. We expect another strong event in 2018, with new opportunities to build business partnerships and explore the region’s life science industry.

More than 300 biotech and medtech investors, corporate executives, university representatives, entrepreneurs, and service providers will attend the event this year. This is a rich opportunity to showcase your company at the most significant annual life science conference in the Southeast.

To date, the more than 220 later stage and 180 early stage companies that participated in previous SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forums have raised more than $3.5 billion in public and private funding. These numbers speak to the quality of our presenting companies.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

day 1 agenda

tuesday, november 13, 2018 - OPENING DAY

8:00AM

Investor Golf Event (invitation only)

8:00AM - 3:00PM

9:00AM

Registration / Hospitality

9:00AM - 7:00PM

9:00AM

SEBIO Connect

9:00AM - 6:00PM

2:30PM

Early Stage Mentoring

2:30PM - 5:00PM

5:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)

5:00PM - 6:30PM

6:30PM

Kick-Off Reception

6:30PM - 8:00PM

7:30PM

Investor Dinner (invitation only)

7:30PM - 9:30PM

day 2 agenda

wednesday, november 14, 2018

7:00AM

Yoga

7:00AM - 8:00AM

7:00AM

Registration

7:00AM - 5:00PM

8:00AM

SEBIO Connect (see event app for appointment times & locations)

8:00AM - 6:00PM

8:00AM

Continental and Connecting

8:00AM - 8:30AM

8:30AM

Early Stage Investing: And We Mean Early

8:30AM - 9:30AM

  • Doug Gooding, Business Advisor and Technical Specialist, Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies (Moderator)
  • Bob Creeden, Managing Director, UVA LVG Seed Fund & New Ventures
  • Bob Crutchfield, Managing Director, BrightEdge Venture Fund
  • Dennis Liotta, Ph.D., Executive Director, Emory Institute for Drug Development
  • Alan Bentley, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization
9:45AM

Corporate Venture Capital Panel

9:45AM - 10:45AM

  • Steve Hall, PhD., General Partner, Lilly Ventures (Moderator)
  • Gladys Nunez, Principal, Amgen Ventures
  • Charles Kunsch, Ph.D., Senior Director, AbbVie Ventures
  • Linda Lohr, Ph.D., Portfolio Strategist, Pfizer
10:45AM

Coffee and Connecting

10:45AM - 11:00AM

11:00AM

Company Presentations

11:00AM - 11:45AM

  • Concert Genetics
  • Celtaxys
  • NeuroTronik Limited
11:45AM

Coffee and Connecting

11:45AM - 12:15PM

12:15PM

Awards Luncheon & Keynote

12:15PM - 1:45PM

  • Jeff Arnold, Chairman and CEO, Sharecare
1:45PM

Coffee and Connecting

1:45PM - 2:00PM

2:00PM

Company Presentations

2:00PM - 2:45PM

  • Spyryx Biosciences
  • AKESOgen
2:45PM

Networking Break

2:45PM - 3:00PM

3:00PM

Neurosciences – 20 Years Later – A Conversation

3:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Max Wallace, J.D., Chief Executive Officer, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (Conversation Leader)
  • Dr. T (Teo) Forcht Dagi, MD, DMedSc, DHC, FRCSEd, Chief Executive Officer, Boston Neurosciences
  • Shawn Hingtgen, Ph.D., Founder, Falcon Therapeutics
  • Owen B. Samuels, M.D., Medical Director, Emory University Division of Neurointensive Care
3:00PM

The Future of the Medical Device Industry

3:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Scott Weiner, Partner, Pappas Ventures (Moderator)
  • Jed Cohen, Managing Director, Leerink
  • Justin Klein, M.D., J.D., Partner, NEA
  • Timothy Patrick, President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Cartiva
  • Peter Shagory, Executive Vice President, ConMed Corporation
4:00PM

Wine Reception

4:00PM - 5:00PM

5:00PM

Early Stage Shootout & Closing

5:00PM - 6:00PM

  • Doug Gooding, Business Advisor & Technical Specialist, Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies (Host)
6:00PM

Gala Reception & Early Stage Shootout Winners Announced

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Early & Main Stage Company Presentations

2018 PRESENTING COMPANIES

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the Southeast BIO Investor Forum:

View Complete Listing of Sponsorship Benefit Opportunities

REGISTRATION

Registration is now open! Pick a registration option below; a limited number of student registrations are available. To request a student registration, please email tbarrett@destinationsouth.com.

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549.00
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(available between October 16 and November 12, 2018)

649.00
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749.00
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300

PARTICIPANTS

19

YEARS

12

SPEAKERS

3.5

BILLIONS RAISED

  • SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum
    NOVEMBER 13-14, 2018
    ATLANTA, GA
  • Conference Accommodations

    Loews Atlanta Hotel
    Atlanta, GA

  • Questions?

    info@sebio.org

  • SEBIO

    P.O. Box 97182
    Raleigh, NC 27624

  • SEBIO Website

    http://www.sebio.org/