Utah Life Science Symposium

The third annual Utah Life Science Symposium will be held on Friday October 2, 2009 in conjunction with the Wayne Brown Institute Life Science Deal Forum on Thursday, October 1 at the Salt Lake Country Club.

Symposium attendees will hear from industry leaders and experts on issues affecting their companies and Utah’s life science industry. The agenda is as follows:

7:30 am - 8:15 am:  Registration and Breakfast

8:15 am - 8:30 am:  Welcome Remarks

8:30 am - 9:20 am:  War Stories by Serial Entrepreneurs

                               Featured Speakers:

                               Tim Miller, President and CEO, GlycoMyra Pharmaceutical

                               Tom Mitchell, CEO, Nellix Endovascular

9:20 am - 9:40 am:      Networking Break 

9:40 am - 10:30 am: The Current Investment Climate

                               Featured Panelists:

                               Andrew McMillan, Senior Associate, 5AM Ventures

                               Andrew Laver, Managing Director, Salt Lake Life Science Angels

                               Elliot Parks, Managing Director, Hamilton Bioventures

                               Kyle Wilson, Prinicpal, Investment Banking, Canaccord Adams

10:30 am - 10:50 am: Networking Break

10:50 am - 11:40 am: Strategic Transactions: Tips from the Inside

                                 Featured Panelists:

                                 Shawn Fotjik, President, Control Medical

                                 Jeff Soinski, Special Venture Partner, Galen Partners

                                 Bradford Zakes, President, ImaRx Therapeutics


11:40 am - Noon:     Networking and Lunch Break

Noon - 1:00 pm:       Lunch Presentation

                                Ernst & Young's Beyond Borders: Global Biotechnology Report 2009

                                Fran Schulz, Partner, Ernst & Young


The Utah Life Science Symposium is hosted by the Life Science Team at Stoel Rives LLP, a full service, U.S. business law firm and organized by a planning committee consisting of industry leaders. The event is being supported by the Utah Technology Council and Wayne Brown Institute.

Life Science Deal Forum - Thursday, October 1, 2009

During the Life Science Deal Forum, selected Life Science entrepreneurs will rehearse their pitch in front of local and regional angel investors and venture capitalists.

3:00 - 5:00 pm:   Presentations by Life Science Entrepreneurs

5:00 - 7:00 pm:   Cocktail Reception


Utah Life Science Symposium - Friday, October 2, 2009

Name Sales End Price
Utah Life Science Symposium Ended $60
Utah Life Science Symposium AND Deal Forum Ended $95

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