Agenda

Eighth Central European Life Science Investment Conference
Hotel Stary, Krakow, 24-26 October 2018

This year’s theme:
“Predicting the future: digitization, development and dependency on public funds”

Agenda
Correct on 13 June 2018

24 October 2018 
18.00 Registration open
18.00 Pre-conference Drinks Reception at the Hotel Stary
Sponsored by Slater Heelis (UK)

25 October 2018

MAIN CONFERENCE STARTS

8.15 Registration Open
9.00 Wellcome
Roland Kozlowski, LSBC (Poland
9.15 Session: 2018 Success stories
9.15 Talk: Ablynx
Europes 2018 $4b mega deal
Edwin Mosses (Belgium)
9.45 Talk: Mabion
Poland’s first biosimilar
Artur Chabowski
10.15 Talk: Oncoarendi
Poland’s first “Value Proposition Western Style” listing
Marcin Szumowski
10.45 - 11.30 Coffee & Networking
11.30 Session VC investment
11.30 Talk: Building evergreen funds - sustainable ecosystems
TBA
12.00 Panel: Building a sustainable VC local ecosystem
Panelists TBA – mix of western and CE expertise
Kevin Johhson, Medicx, UK
Josco Bobanovic, Sofinnova, France
Kreske Niclsen, JPIF, Poland
Further Polish expertise TBC
12.45 - 14 00 Networking lunch
14.00 Session: Product Development
14.00 Talk: Developing medicines to withstand regulatory scrutiny: the EU a minefield of options to get products to market
John Borg, EMEA, UK
14.30 Talk: Case study pharmaceutical development
Steffen Heeger, Selvita, Poland
15.00 Panel: Product Development
Panelists TBA - mix of western and CE expertise
Thomas Morris, Oncotherics, UK
Mariusz Oleniczak, Monitor CR, Poland
Heiko Visarius, Visarius Healthcare (Switzerland)
Further Expertese TBC
15.45 - 16.30 TEA & Networking
16.30 Session: Product Development
16.30 Talk Digital Health
17.00 Panel: Digital Health Trends
Panelists TBA - mix of western and CE expertise
Robert Mołdach, eFabrica, Poland
Oliver Murphy, Deloitte, Poland
Further Expertise TBC
17.45 Conference close for the day
19.30 Networking drinks, Conference Dinner, Live Music: Restaurant Pod Roza

26 October 2018

9.30 Session: Company Presentations
In partnership with Life Science Open Space
9.30 Six to Eight Company presentations
11.00 Coffee & Networking
11.45 Session predicting the Future
11.45 Talk: preparing for the future.
TBA
12.15 Panel: Preparing for the time when public funding lifeline will be cut
Panelists TBA – mix of western and CE expertise
Pawel Bochniarz, ValueTech Seed Fund, Poland
Laurent Roux, EIT Europa, Hungary
Paweł Nowicki, BTM Innovations, Poland

13.00

Summing up and Conference Close
Roland Kozlowski