Alumni

Healthcare and Life Sciences Symposium

University of Chicago Alumni Club of Boston

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Boston

April 28, 2017: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn about the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem with your Chicago Booth and UChicago colleagues at the inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences Symposium.

Where

Mass Innovation Labs
675 W Kendall Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Event Details

Come join other Chicago Booth and University of Chicago alumni to learn about the healthcare and life sciences industry. The event will include:

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Fireside Chat with John Flavin, head of the Polsky Center for Entreprenuership and Innovation, moderated by Professor Scott Meadow, Clinical Professor of Entreprenuership at the Booth School of Business.

Panel #1 - TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE

  • Moderator: Michael Silverman, MD'73, President of the UChicago Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Association and Founder and President of BioStrategics Consulting Ltd
  • Panelists: Annie DeGroot, MD'83, CEO/CSO and Director EpiVax Inc.; Chad Cowan, PhD, Principal Investigator & Associate Professor, Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Robert Stein, MD, PhD, President of R&D at Agenus

Panel #2 - COMMERCIALIZATION OF HEALTHCARE

  • Moderator: Ben Hron, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP
  • Panelists: Cindy Bayley, PhD'90, MBA'97, Affiliate, Arch Venture Partners; Seth Taylor, CFO and Co-Founder of Mass Innovation Labs; Nancy J. Levy, PhD'90, Managing Partner Boston Landing and BioHealth Management, LLC

Panel #3 - EMERGING IMPACTS TO MARKET & BUSINESSES

  • Moderator: John Stuart Watts, Chief Research and Strategy Officer at Unison and Faculty Coach, New Product Development, Chicago Booth
  • Panelists: Marina Bozilenko, AB'86, AM'87, Head of Biotechnology and Pharma, William Blair; David Ijaz, AB'97, MBA'03, CEO, Effective Therapeutics, LLC, VP – Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Boston, Board Member – Chicago Alumni Club of Boston; Lonnie Moulder, MBA'97, CEO, TESARO

NETWORKING COCKTAIL HOUR

Cost

Before April 14th:

Current Students - $30

Alumni - $40

Other - $50

After April 14th:

Current Students - $35

Alumni - $45

Other - $55

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 4/27/2017

Program

1:00 PM-1:30 PM: Registration opens

1:30 PM-2:15 PM: Panel #1

2:30 PM-3:15 PM: Panel #2

3:30 PM-4:15 PM: Panel #3

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Keynote

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Cocktail Hour & Networking

Speaker Profiles

John Flavin (Speaker)
Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Chicago
https://evpresearch.uchicago.edu/directory/john-flavin

Scott Meadow (Moderator)
Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Chicago Booth School of Business
https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/m/scott-f-meadow

Questions

Brendan Reardon, '14 

617.966.5231

Other Information

Questions? Contact David Ijaz '03 or Brendan Reardon '14