2019 Agenda

Agenda

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Cosmos Bar (in The Loews Minneapolis Hotel)

4:30 - 5 :30 PM

Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Breakout Discussions

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Opening Reception

Thursday, May 30, 2019 | The Loews Minneapolis Hotel

7:15 - 8:00 AM

Outside Ballroom

Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10 AM

Ballroom

Welcome Remarks

Tom Salemi, Content Director - Healthegy
Leslie Trigg, CEO - Outset Medical

8:10 - 8:20 AM

Ballroom

Medtech By the Numbers

Presented By:
Jonathan Norris, Managing Director - Silicon Valley Bank

8:20 - 8:50 AM

Ballroom

One-on-One Interview

Kevin Lobo, Chairman & CEO - Stryker

Interviewed By:
Tom Salemi, Content Director – Healthegy

8:50 - 9:25 AM

Ballroom

Panel Discussion: Launching Companies in the Current Environment

Participants:
James Eadie, MD, Partner - Santé Ventures
Chris Eso, VP, CSH Strategy, Growth & Business Development - Medtronic
Bill Starling, Managing Director/CEO - Synergy Life Science Partners/Synecor

Moderated By:
Andrew Cleeland, CEO - Fogarty Institute for Innovation

9:25 - 10:00 AM

Ballroom

How Coverage Decisions Are Made … Really.

Jim Cross, MD, Former VP & Head of National Medical Policy and Operations - Aetna
David A. Gregory, Principal, Healthcare Consulting Practice Leader - Baker Tilly

Moderated By:
Justin Klein, MD, JDManaging Partner - Vensana Capital

10:05 - 10:45 AM

Breakout Discussions

10:45 – 11:10 AM

Outside Ballroom

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:10 – 11:45 AM

Ballroom

How New Tech Is Expanding Medtech’s Horizons

Participants:
Kevin Conroy, Chairman & CEO - Exact Sciences
Scott Huennekens, Former President & CEO - Verb Surgical
Harith Rajagopalan, MD, PhD, Co-Founder & CEO - Fractyl Laboratories

11:45 – 12:20 PM

Ballroom

Fueling Up: Finding the Right Late-Stage Investors

Participants:
Anant Ahuja, MD, Partner - PFM
Nikolai Aljuri, Co-Founder, President & CEO - Procept BioRobotics
Ann C. Gallo, Senior Managing Director, Partner, & Global Industry Analyst - Wellington Management
Frank Yu, CEO & CIO - Ally Bridge Group

Moderated By:
Leslie Trigg, CEO - Outset Medical

12:20 – 12:55 PM

Ballroom

Anatomy of a Medtech M&A

Participants:
Charlie Attlan, SVP, Corporate Strategy & Business Development - Boston Scientific
Jan Garfinkle, Managing Partner, Arboretum Ventures
Chris Kaster, VP, Business Development, Venture Capital Investing - Boston Scientific
J. Robert Paulson, President & CEO - VentureMed Group

Moderated By:
J.P. Peltier, Managing Director & Global Group Head - Piper Jaffray

12:55 - 2:00 PM

Ballroom

Networking Lunch & One-on-One Interview

Ashley McEvoy, EVP, Worldwide Chairman, Medical Devices - Johnson & Johnson 

Interviewed By:
Stacy Enxing Seng, Venture Partner - Lightstone Ventures

2:00 – 2:35 PM

Ballroom

How to Build for an IPO….and Beyond

Joe Army, President & CEO - Vapotherm
Tim Herbert, President & CEO - Inspire Medical Systems
Gerald Mattys, CEO - Tactile Medical

Moderated By:
Kirk Nielsen, Managing Partner - Vensana Capital

2:35 – 3:00 PM

Outside Ballroom

Networking & Refreshment Break

3:00 - 3:35 PM

Ballroom

Perspectives from the Next Generation of Medtech Leaders

D. Michael Ackermann, PhD, CEO - Presidio Medical
Ali Bauerlein, Founder & EVP, Finance & CFO - Inogen
David Narrow, CEO - Sonavex

Moderated By:
Anne Sissel, VP, Ventures - Baxter International

3:35 – 4:05 PM

Ballroom

The $B Club: Scaling A Business and Driving to a (Very) Big Exit

Kieran T. Gallahue, Former Chairman & CEO - CareFusion
Keith Grossman, President & CEO - Nevro Corp.

Moderated By:
Lisa Earnhardt, President & CEO - Intersect ENT

4:05 – 4:10 PM

Ballroom

Co-Chair’s Closing Remarks

Kirk Nielsen, Managing Partner - Vensana Capital

4:10 – 5:30 PM

Outside Ballroom

Networking Reception

Join Us on May 29-30, 2019 at The Loews Minneapolis Hotel