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 6 September 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, UK
9.45 Talk: Mabion
Poland’s first biosimilar
Artur Chabowski, Poland
10.15 Talk: Oncoarendi
Poland’s first “Value Proposition Western Style” listing
Marcin Szumowski, Poland
10.45 - 11.30 Coffee & Networking
11.30 Session VC investment
12.00 Panel: Building a sustainable VC local ecosystem
Chair: Roland Kozlowski
Kevin Johhson, Medicxi, UK
Josco Bobanovic, Sofinnova, France
Kreske Niclsen, JPIF, Poland
Marek Borzestowski, Giza Ventures, Poland / Israel
Simon Wallwork, Semple Frazer, UK
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
Chair: John Borg
Thomas Morris, Oncotherics, UK
Mariusz Oleniczak, Monitor CR, Poland
Heiko Visarius, Visarius Healthcare, Switzerland
John Borg, EMA, UK
Steffen Heeger, Selvita, Poland
15.45 - 16.30 TEA & Networking
16.30 Session: Digital Health Trends
17.00 Panel: Digital Health Trends
Chair: Marcin Szumowski
Robert Mołdach, eFabrica, Poland
Oliver Murphy, Deloitte, Poland
Lukasz Partyka, KCRI, 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
Proteom Sp zo.o., Poland
11.00 Coffee & Networking
11.45 Session predicting the Future
11.45 Talk: preparing for the future.
Krzysztof Senger, Polish Development Agency
12.15 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 Innovations, Poland
Pawel Wielgus, Kvarko, Poland
Krzysztof Senger, Polish Development Agency

13.00

Summing up and Conference Close
Roland Kozlowski