BioBoot Camp Speakers 2015

2-day program for start-up companies
Addressing the necessary fundamentals to transform technology into a viable 

February 26-27, 2015
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market Street Denver 80202

DAY ONE: Business Focused Sessions

7:30 Registration & Breakfast

8:00 "So you want to start a life science company?" 
Derek Cole, Investor Relations Advisory Solutions & CBSA Board Chair

8:30 Company Formation: "Nuts and bolts of starting a business" 
Michael Weiner, Dorsey & Whitney 

9:15 Incubator & Accelerator Opportunities
10:00 Break

10:15 Intellectual Property: "Protecting your technology" 
Brad Hattenbach, Dorsey & Whitney

11:30 Building your Management Team
John Kelley, Cerescan

12:15 Networking Lunch 
1:45 Company Valuation
Larry Blankenship, Evergreen Research

2:30 State Funding & Community Resources
  • Leah Lindahl, Vice President, Colorado BioScience Association
  • Rick Duke, Ph.D., Founder & CSO, Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development
  • Advanced Industries Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
  • Tim Bour, Executive Director, Innovation Center of the Rockies
3:15 Break

3:30 Funding Panel 
  • Mike Handley, Vertical Ascent Ventures LLC
  • Mark Lupa, High Country Venture
  • Michael Salgaller, Ph.D., Conafay Group
  • Moderator: Michael Weiner, Dorsey & Whitney
4:30 Getting the Deal Done: Diligence and term sheets Michael Weiner, Dorsey & Whitney 

5:15 Networking Reception
DAY TWO: R&D Focused Sessions

7:30 Breakfast

8:00  Regulatory Affairs Track Sessions
Drugs and Vaccines: Darrin Crowley, Amgen
Devices & Diagnostics: Terry Dagnon, M.S., Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Dohmen Life Science Services

9:15 Preclinical Development Track Sessions
Drugs and Vaccines: Darrin Crowley, Amgen
Devices & Diagnostics: Larry Blankenship, Evergreen Research 

10:00 Break

10:15 Clinical Development Overview
Drugs & Vaccines: Darrin Crowley, Amgen
Devices & Diagnostics: Marilyn Greenwalt, CPC Clinical Research

11:00 Reimbursement: Drugs, Vaccines, Devices & Diagnostics 
Patty Curoe Telgener, RN, MBA
Vice President, Reimbursement Services, Emerson Consultants

12:15 Lunch and Peer to Peer Open Forum 

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