Conference registration will remain open throughout the entirety of the conference. Light continental breakfast will be provided upon arrival.

When

October 27, 2023

9:00am to 9:45am

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Join us as we kick off the conference with welcome remarks and a state of the industry update from Biocom California.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

9:45am to 10:00am

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Brief attendee introduction session.

When

October 27, 2023

10:00am to 10:30am

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

When

October 27, 2023

10:30am to 11:00am

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Join us for a session featuring panelists from top global pharmaceutical companies, where they’ll showcase cutting-edge innovations and emphasize the significance of nurturing partnerships with industry leaders. Connect, network, and engage in deal-making discussions with influential decision-makers from Eli Lilly, Gilead, and Merck, all while gaining invaluable insights into market dynamics and regulatory updates.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

11:05am to 12:05pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Join us for a deep dive into the dynamic collaboration between Biotech Founders, CEOs, Boards, and Investors. In this engaging dialogue, we’ll delve into the critical foundation of trust that forms the bedrock of lasting and prosperous partnerships, while strategically discussing the transition of leadership at different stages of a company’s growth. Central to our conversation is the overarching theme of adapting to the evolving needs of companies at different stages.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

12:10pm to 12:30pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

The wine tasting lunch serves as a complement to the enriching sessions and discussions taking place during the summit. It provides a moment of respite, allowing attendees to recharge, network, and engage with industry peers on a more personal level. The combination of gourmet cuisine, expertly paired wines, and a relaxed atmosphere sets the stage for productive conversations and the formation of lasting connections.

When

October 27, 2023

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Jon Norris, Managing Director at HSBC Innovation Banking Division, will present an overview of the current financing environment for early and later stage venture-backed biopharma companies. This will include analysis by lead indication and stage, valuation and step-up information, active investors and an analysis of insider/add-on rounds versus new investor led deals. He will also review recent M&A and IPOs activity.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

2:00pm to 2:15pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

This session will feature prominent life science CEOs as they share their strategies for successfully navigating the current landscape. Panelists will delve into challenges and opportunities faced in the life science industry, with a particular emphasis on partnering, M&A, and overcoming funding challenges. Engage with industry luminaries who have demonstrated exceptional vision, adaptability, and resilience.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

2:15pm to 3:15pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Don’t miss our engaging and interactive session with industry experts who will share invaluable insights, trends, and strategies. Join the conversation, interact with key players, and gain a unique perspective on the life science landscape. This is your opportunity to connect, learn, and explore the future of life sciences through the lens of venture capital.

Speakers

When

October 27, 2023

3:15pm to 4:15pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery

Unwind from a day of dynamic panel discussions and presentations and join industry peers in continued conversations on the beautiful outdoor patio of Ram’s Gate Winery. Partake in gourmet food stations and mouthwatering beverages, while enjoying the views of Sonoma. This reception provides an excellent opportunity to network with conference attendees and speakers one final time before the conference closes.

When

October 27, 2023

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Where

Ram’s Gate Winery