Demystifying the US Healthcare and Life Sciences Marketadmin February 4, 2017
EDC in collaboration with BioNova and in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, welcome you to our Life Sciences & Health Care event in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Great opportunities to connect with key industry players, better understand the market and commercialization opportunities globally and help your company identify solutions to the challenges companies face in this sector.
REGISTRATION – 12:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Facilitated by Scott Moffitt, Managing Director of BioNova, the panel discussion will focus on the following topic: “Demystifying the US Healthcare and Life Sciences Market”.
The panel members will provide insight into some of the challenges and opportunities faced by Canadian companies in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors that are targeting the US market, including discussions on the regulatory environment, reimbursement, access to US & Canadian capital markets, understanding how to set up a company in the US, and how to work with US Health care Payors, Clinicians and Hospital Groups.
Pravin Chaturvedi, President & Chief Executive Officer, Pivot Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Jessica Holmes, Executive Director of Reimbursement, Argenta Advisors, Inc.
Antonio Lopes, Global Accounts Director and Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare, Export Development Canada
Cheryl Rogers, Canadian Trade Commissioner in San Diego, Consulate of Canada
Cornelia Rooks, Senior Regulatory Specialist, Registrar Corp.
Kevin Talbot, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Relay Ventures
Lawrence Vernaglia, Partner & Chair, Health Care Practice Group, Foley and Lardner and Venture Partner, Converge Venture Partners
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS WITH THE PANELISTS (3:15 AM – 4:30 PM)
Following the panel session, participate in smaller group discussions with the panelists.