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”

Final Agenda
  20 October 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),
Katarzyna Wysocka, The City of Krakow
9.15 Session: 2018 Success stories
Chair Roland Kozlowski
9.15 Talk: Ablynx
Europes 2018 $4b mega deal
Edwin Mosses, UK
10:00 Talk: Mabion
Poland’s first biosimilar
Artur Chabowski, Poland
10.40 Talk: Oncoarendi
Poland’s first “Value Proposition Western Style” listing
Marcin Szumowski, Poland
11.20 Coffee & Networking
12.00 Session VC investment
12.00 Panel: Building a sustainable VC local ecosystem
Chair: Roland Kozlowski
Kevin Johhson, Medicxi, UK
Josco Bobanović, Sofinnova, France
Kreske Niclsen, JPIF, Poland
Marek Borzestowski, Giza Ventures, Poland / Israel
Simon Wallwork, Slater Heelis, UK
12.45 - 14 00 Networking lunch
14.00 Session: Product Development
Chair John Borg
14.00 Talk: Developing medicines to withstand regulatory scrutiny: the EU a minefield of options to get products to market
John Borg, EMA, UK
14.30 Talk: Case study pharmaceutical development
Steffen Heeger, Selvita, Poland
15.00 Panel: Product Development
Chair: John Borg
Jacek Wolinski, IQUVIA, PL
Mariusz Oleniczak, Monitor CR, Poland
Heiko Visarius,Visarius Healthcare, Switzerland
Steffen Heeger, Selvita, Poland
Bassem Saleh, TFS, UK
15.45 - 16.30 TEA & Networking
16.30 Session: Digital Health Trends
Chair Marcin Szumowski
  Talk: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Arkadiusz Sitek, IBM Watson Health, Poland
17.00 Panel: Digital Health Trends
Chair: Marcin Szumowski
Robert Mołdach, Institute of Health and Democracy, Poland
Oliver Murphy, Deloitte, Poland
Lukasz Partyka, KCRI, Poland
Arkadiusz Sitek, IBM Watson Health, Poland
17.45 Conference close for the day
19.30 Networking drinks, Wine Tasting, Conference Dinner & Live Music: Restaurant PodRoza
Wine provided by Fantastic View Vineyard (Poland)

26 October 2018

9.30 Session: Company Presentations
In partnership with Life Science Open Space
Chair Roland Kozlowski
9.30 Company presentations by:
WPD Pharmaceuticals
ProteomPharmaceuticals
LifeFlow
IntoDNA
Dystrogen Therapeutics S.A.
OncoTherics
Nanothea: Life Science Open Space Co-Winner
Medapp: Life Science Open Space Co-Winner
11.00 Coffee & Networking
12.00 Session predicting the Future
Chair Oliver Murphy
12.00 Talk: The Israeli eco system
David Vita, Israel
12.30 Panel: Preparing for the time when public funding lifeline will be cut
Chair: Oliver Murphy, Deloitte
Pawel Bochniarz, ValueTech Seed Fund, Poland
Nuno Viegas, EIT Europa, Hungary
Paweł Nowicki, BTM Investments Seed Fund, Poland
Justyna Supel, Jagiellonian University, Poland
David Vita, Israel

13.00

Summing up and Conference Close
Roland Kozlowski