Past Programs

The Biotech CEO Summit is designed to fully engage participants in thoughtful discussions around decisions and inflection points that many CEOs will encounter as they navigate through the challenges facing a biotech company in today’s environment. The topics are drawn from the participants themselves and from known events in the biotech community. This is unlike any other meeting for biotech CEOs.

Tuesday, July 12

4:00pm Arrival & Registration
6:00pm Biotech CEO Summit Opening Events
  • Opening Reception
  • Welcome Remarks & Introductions
  • Fireside Chat: The Purposeful CEO – Growing Successful Biotechs that Deliver Transformational Therapeutics
  • Networking Dinner
9:30pm Conclusion of Opening Events

Wednesday, July 13

7:00am Breakfast
8:15am Welcome, Overview and Rules of Engagement
8:30am Discussion 1: Funding – Finding the Financing Strategy for Your Organization – trends, need to knows, and the real cost (Introduction of Pedestrian Oncology Case Study)
9:45am Morning Break
10:00am Discussion 2: Investor Relations – Understanding and Expanding Your Investor Base
11:00am Discussion 3: Strategy – It is Always Too Early to Plan For Commercialization Until It’s Too Late – Why and How You Should Think About It Now (Introduction of Lemur 1)
12:00pm Networking Lunch
1:00pm Discussion 4: Selecting Projects – There’s More Than Just The Science to Consider When Evaluating Which Assets Deserve Your Resources (Introduction of Lemur 2)
2:00pm Discussion 5: Your Story – Vigilantly Developing and Communicating Your Story is a Key Tool That Drives Value
3:00pm Unguarded Conversation Among CEOs & Friends – Speaking Up for Our Industry
4:00pm Biotech CEO Summit Games
6:30pm Wine Tasting & Gala Dinner

Thursday, July 14

7:00am Breakfast
8:25am Welcome Back & Summary of Day 1
8:30am Discussion 6: Company Evolution – Managing Growing Pains as Your Organization Adapts to New Demands – Controls and Talent (Introduction of FifthFluor Case Study Part 1)
9:45am Morning Break
10:00am Discussion 7: The Board – A Successful CEO Needs a Board Aligned With Their Vision (Introduction of FifthFluor Case Study Part 2)
11:00am Discussion 8: Leading Through Adversity – Preparing Yourself And Your Organization to Weather the Shifting Winds As Events, Micro and Macro, Buffet Your Company
12:00pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm Discussion 9: Stakeholders – Beyond Investors, Patients, Regulators, and Payors Will Play a Key Role in the Success of an Organization
2:30pm Afternoon Break
2:45pm An Unguarded Conversation Among CEOs & Friends – Critical Decisions & Inflection Points
3:45pm Closing Reception
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