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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 November 15th & 16th 2023 for an exclusive event that will bring together some of Canada's exceptional Life Science Startups and a network of influential Silicon Valley Life Science industry leaders and investors. 

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Wednesday November 15th

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Speakers and Panels
    • Life Science Investment Trends
    • Executive Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Strategies
    • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Transforming the Practice of Medicine
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Roundtable Lunch led by industry experts & functional experts and operators 
  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - 1:1 Investor & Mentor Meetings with Founders
  • 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Networking Reception 

Thursday November 16th

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Speakers and Panels
    • Key Learnings for Canadian Companies Scaling Globally
    • How I Raised - Tales from the Battleground
    • Success Strategies in M&A and Licensing Deals
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Roundtable Lunch led by industry experts & functional experts and operators
  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - 1:1 Investor & Mentor Meetings with Founders 

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

Rachna Dayal

Managing Partner @ Sugati Ventures

Shane Thomas

Partner @ Mintz

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

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Head of Business Development and Strategic Intiatives @ Silicon Valley Bank

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Angele Maki

Life Science Business Development Leader

Cedric Bisson

Cedric Bisson

Partner @ Teralys Capital

Kristina Serafim

Venture capital investor

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Sunil Maulik

Partner @ Azca, Inc.

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Managing Partner @ Solutions2Projects, LLC

Rui Jing J.

Rui Jing

Founder and CEO @ Avisi Technologies

Raji Baskaran

Venture Partner @ Social Impact capital

Amr Salahieh

President & CEO @ Shifamed

Qing Z.

Quing Zhang

Partner @LDV Partners

Nada (Osman) Hanafi

SVP - Regulatory Strategy @Veranex

Shiva Amiri

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

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 Gauge

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.

Fusion Genomics

ONETest for ONE World, a unified single diagnostic test for all known and novel infections


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