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Key Sessions

Alex Denner

Keynote Chat: Strategies for Good Board Governance

Sarissa Capital Management

Nov 13
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1:30pm - 3:00pm 90 mins
Opening Networking Luncheon & Keynote
3:00pm - 3:30pm 30 mins
Whats New, New York?
  • Panelist Jennifer Bland - CEO, NewYorkBio
  • Panelist Greg Mayes - President, CEO & Founder, Engage Therapeutics
  • Moderator Robert Urban - Global Head, J&J Innovation, LLC

Meet some new leadership, new companies and discuss new developments in the regional life science landscape.

3:30pm - 4:00pm 30 mins
An Update on Early Stage Financing and Funding Initiatives in New York
  • Panelist Maria Gotsch - President and CEO, Partnership Fund for New York City
  • Panelist Robert Schneider - Associate Dean for Therapeutics Alliances, NYU Cancer Institute,
  • Panelist Doug Thiede - Senior Vice President of Life Sciences & Healthcare, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

Explore the latest developments real estate challenges and creating space for New York Life Sciences, as well as efforts being made in raising talent capital in the region's biotech community. Hear how a spirit of collaboration in support of a growing ecosystem in NY makes it unique.

4:00pm - 4:30pm 30 mins
Networking Break
4:30pm - 5:00pm 30 mins
Spotlight: Tech Life Sciences
  • Panelist Edward Painter - Founder & CEO, A2A Pharmaceuticals
  • Panelist Nicole McKnight - Managing Director, BioLabs, New York
  • Panelist Boris Shor - Founder & CEO, Manhatten BioSolutions

Meet some dynamic companies residing in New York Biotech as well as those creating the space and ecosystem for them to thrive. What makes the region ripe for emerging technology & innovation?

5:00pm - 5:30pm 30 mins
Keynote Chat: Strategies for Good Board Governance
  • Keynote Alex Denner - CIO, Sarissa Capital Management
  • Moderator Ron Cohen - President and CEO, Acorda Therapeutics

Sit in on a moderated keynote with Alex Denner, Chief Innovation Officer & Founding Partner at Sarrisa Capital Management.

5:30pm - 5:45pm 15 mins
Closing Remarks
5:45pm - 6:45pm 60 mins
Cocktail Reception