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Two days of learning, investor meetings and networking with Life Science industry leaders

in the San Francisco / Silicon Valley area.

Join us April 23rd and 24th in San Francisco for our exclusive event that brings together Canada's exceptional Life Science Startups and our network of influential Silicon Valley Life Science industry leaders and investors. 

Register to join us here

Preliminary Showcase Agenda

Tuesday April 23rd

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Speakers and Panels
    • Generative AI in Healthcare
    • Developing Sustainable Healthcare Investment
    • AI in Health: Research, Clinical Development and Practic
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Roundtable Lunch led by Industry Experts & Functional Experts and Operators
  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - 1:1 Investor & Mentor Meetings with Founders

Wednesday April 24th

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Speakers and Panels
    • Macro-Economy & Current Funding Environment in Life Sciences
    • Best Practices in Adopting Pricing and Reimbursement Strategies to Enable Access to Healthcare Innovation

    • Healthcare Investment Opportunities from Canada

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Roundtable Lunch led by Industry Experts & Functional Experts and Operators
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - 1:1 Investor & Mentor Meetings with Founders 

  • 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm - Private Charter Member Networking
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Showcase Networking Reception 

Past Speakers, Roundtable Hosts, Mentors & Participating Investors

Ron Weissman

Chair, Board of Directors, Angel Capital Association and Chair, Software Industry Group @ Band of Angels

Suresh Pai

Principle @ LamaMed Solutions

Syed Hussain

Vice President, Permanent Placement Services Life @ Robert Half

Audrea Godling

Partner @ Fragomen

Marwan Berrada-Sounni

President, CEO, and co-founder @ Advanced NanoTherapies, Inc | Medical Device Product Development

Rich Ramko

Partner, Life Science Assurance Leader @ EY

Veronica Cai

Fractional CFO

Gloria Maceiko

CEO-Founder @ Silicon Valley Advantage

Kristine Mechem

Chief Corporate Development Officer, SVP @ Craif

Linda Greub

Managing Partner @ Avestria Ventures

Jin Lee

Digital Health Advisor & Investor

Vaishali Mittal

Product @ Bayesian Health

Robin Roberts

Co-Founder & CEO @ datosX Digital Health Labs | TEDx Speaker I Board Member I Innovation Adviser

Vice President, Oncology, Respiratory, Flu Business General Manager @ Genentech

Shane Thomas

Partner @ Mintz

Cedric Bisson

Cedric Bisson

Partner @ Teralys Capital

Angele Maki

Angele Maki

Life Science Business Development Leader

Sunil Maulik

Sunil Maulik

Partner @ Azca, Inc.

Terri Hanson Mead

Managing Partner @ Solutions2Projects, LLC

Rui Jing Jiang

Rui Jing

Founder and CEO @ Avisi Technologies

Raji Baskaran

Venture Partner @ Social Impact capital

Amr Salahieh

President & CEO @ Shifamed

Qing Zhang MD MBA

Quing Zhang

Partner @LDV Partners

Nada (Osman) Hanafi

SVP - Regulatory Strategy @Veranex

Profile photo of Shiva Amiri

VP, Head of AI and Data Intelligence @ Pivotal Life Sciences

Past Participating Companies

Hyivy Health

Intelligent and holistic pelvic rehabilitation for women.

TATUM bioscience

Multipronged Immunotherapy for Oncology.


AI-driven virtual solutions to scale therapy and accelerate wellness results.

Awake AI

AI-driven solution that enables real-time information flow from the living-alone seniors to their family members.

Momentum Health

Digital health platform for remote 3D Management of Scoliosis & Other Deformities.

Fe Pharmaceuticals

Treating diseases where iron is at the core.

Kent Imaging

Near-infrared, reflectance-based imaging technology, is transforming healthcare with its revolutionary light-based innovations.

Cosm Medical

Development and commercialization of the science of personalized therapies for pelvic floor disorders.

Health Guage

Powered by artificial intelligence to analyze your health information with higher accuracy than other trackers.


Collaborative applications for physicians that make their lives easier.

HTuO Biosciences

Designing drugs faster & more efficiently.


Streamling wound care using bioabsorbable, liquid to solid biomaterials.

TheraVac Bio

Vaccines and immunotherapies for diseases caused by misfolded protein aggregates and/or chronic inflammation.

VoxCell BioInnovation

Vascularized Cancer Tissue Models.


Developing revolutionary biomaterials for regenerative medicine.

PROVA Innovations

Developing smart, at-home wearable therapeutic devices to aid children and adults with mobility restrictions.

42 Health Sensors

Developing innovative health-tech products such as the eCLIPSe Continuous Blood Pressure Monitor.

AIMA Laboratories

Developing what will be the first, non-invasive diagnostic tool for endometriosis on the market.


Developing and commercializing a unique, injectable hydrogel platform technology for a wide range of medical applications.

Bio Conscious

Redefining how patients and physicians treat chronic conditions by delivering disease prevention as a service.


Providing small, Low-cost transistor and companion reader that together provide exceptional accuracy in detecting Antigens


Discovering and bio-processing rare, multi-potent polyphenols to find new ways to reverse the chronic disease crisis with botanical therapeutics.


Cell therapy company focused on solving currently incurable conditions of the central nervous system.

Enhanced Medical Nutrition

Develops medical food products to help patients prepare better and recover faster from surgery and critical illness.


Creating new frontiers of opportunity through catalytic innovation, beginning with skin and wound healing.


Provides a proactive approach to skin health, allowing clinicians to implement earlier interventions, or even prevent them from being needed at all.


Envisioning a world in which brain health is visible and accessible – empowering everyone to reach their full potential.

Noa Therapeutics

Breaking free from convention, Noa aims to revolutionize treatment options for complex inflammatory skin diseases.


Leading digital therapeutics company that is committed to extending healthspan for people living with diabetes through personalized remote care.


Virtualizes IHC using AI deep learning to predict biomarker expression, both spatially and quantitatively, at the cellular level.

oraQ AI

Achieve diagnostic excellence & empower patients to improve their overall wellness through a holistic approach.


Delivers clear vision in endoscopic surgery to reduce surgical errors and improve operational efficiency. 


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