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INNOVATION FORUM 2017 - LEADERS CONFERENCE

Program

Complete Schedule

Day 1 December 04th of 2017

DAY 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome

09:10 – 09:20

Opening words : The Global Biomedical innovation Agenda

Rt Hon Lord David Willetts

Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation and Former Minister for Universities and Science

Keynote Address

09:20 – 09:40

Putting Things in Perspective – “From Local to Global and Back”

Jeremy Farrar

Director, The Wellcome Trust

09:40 – 10:00

Open Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Industry Perspective

Bernhardt Zeiher

President of Development, Astellas Pharma Inc

10:00 – 10:30

Break – Refreshments with Exhibits

Executive Panel

10:30 – 11:30

Looking into the Future – Bio-Innovation in 20 Years

  • Ian Tomlinson, Chairman of Apollo Therapeutics Fund (Panel Chair)
  • Richard Mason, Head of J&J Innovation Centre London
  • James Sabry, Senior Vice President, Genentech Partnering
  • Prof. Chris Lowe, Director, Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences
  • Prof. Jackie Hunter, CEO, BenevolentBio
  • Paola Casarosa, Corporate Vice President Therapeutic Alliances and Strategic Partnerships at Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Astellas

(A conversation with senior industry and academic leaders: Which business models and which technologies will prevail? Will the pharmaceutical industry and academia stay as they are or will they undergo a fundamental transformation?)

11:30 – 12:30

Convergence and Open Innovation as Drivers of the Future (Case Study: Oxford) 

  • Martino Picardo, (Chair)
  • Kai Stoeber, Shionogi
  • Jim Johnson, Novo Nordisk
  • Thomas Hanke, Lab282
  • Rt. Hon Lord Drayson, Drayson Technologies
  • Bruno Holtoff, OUH 
  • Nick-Scott-Ram, AHSN
12:30 – 14:00

Lunch with Exhibits

Breakout Sessions (I)

14:00-15:00

Digital Health

Lecture Theatre 1

  • Keith Errey, Isansys
  • Prof. Clare Verrill, University of Oxford

New Frontiers: Epigenetics and Cell and Gene Therapy

Lecture Theatre 2

  • Will West, Cell Centric Ltd
  • Prof Angela Russell, OxSTEM

Breakout Sessions (II)

15:00-16:00

AI in healthcare

Lecture Theatre 1

  • Andrew Fried, IBM
  • Prof Lionel Tarassenko, University of Oxford, Department of Electrical Engineering

Immunotherapy and Precision Medicine

Lecture Theatre 2

  • Hugh Ilyine, DestiNA Genomics
  • Gordon Sangherra, Oxford Nanopore
  • Prof. Len Seymour – University of Oxford, Department of Oncology
16:00 – 16:30

Break – Refreshments with Exhibits

Closing Panel

16:30 – 17:00

Report by Pennington Manches – UK Wide Report Recommendation for TTOs

  • Nicola McConville, Partner, Penningtons Manches
  • Enrico D’Angleo, Director, Parkwalk
17:00 – 18:00

Overcoming Hurdles to Translation – New Models for Technology Transfer and Industry – Academia Partnerships

  • Maxine Allen, Head of Business Development and Partnering (Chair)
  • David Browning, Managing Director, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Development, BioCity Group
  • Naheed (MAX) Rohman Mirza, Executive Director, Early Development Pain & CNS, Mundipharma Research Limited
  • Kathryn Chapman, Executive Manager, Milner Therapeutics Institute, University of Cambridge
  • Dave Tapolczay, CEO, LifeArc
  • Dr Adam Stoten, Chief Operating Officer, Oxford University Innovation

 

18:00 – 18:20

Closing Keynote

Putting Things into Perspective – Big Scienc(science talk from a leading scientist-entrepreneur)e and Entrepreneurship 

Prof. Sir John Bell

Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford

18:20 - 19:00

Drinks Reception

19:15

Gala Dinner at Sommerville College

22:30

Official Conference Entrepreneurs “After Party” Drinks at Varsity Club

Day 2 December 05th of 2017

DAY 2

07:30 - 08:30

Registration

07:30 - 08:45

She Started in Oxford – TechTonic Breakfast with 4 inspirational speakers

(Additional registration is required at http://techtonic.org.uk/save-the-date/)

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome and Recap from Day One

09:05 – 09:20

Opening Keynote

 

Johnson and Johnson Innovation

Keynote

09:20 – 09:40

Investing in People – Creating a Company Culture

Investment Panel

09:40 – 10:40

Investment Panel: Getting Funded in 2018
(Crowd funding vs. University Funds vs. VCs vs. CVCs etc. How can start-ups get money?)

  • Andrew Burns, George James Ltd
  • Kevin Johnson, Medixci
  • Laura Ferguson, UK Director, Capital Cell
  • Alan Barrell, Angel
  • Glen Crocker, BioCity
  • Andy McLeen, OSI
  • Jeanne Bolger, Johnson & Johnson 
10:40 – 11:10

Break – Refreshments with Exhibits

Finals of the IMAGINE IF! 2017 Accelerator

11:10 – 13:00

Our global accelerator competition finals, a top15 of amazing science backed start-ups from across the globe pitching for $10K USD of non-dilutive funding to a panel of esteemed judges.

20 teams; 3 mins each, 2 mins questions, 1 min changeover.

Judges:

  • Jeanne Bolger, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Nick Ibery, Health & Life Sciences Specialist Investor
  • Sue Staunton, James Cowper Kreston
  • Andreas Laustsen, University of Denmark
  • Nooman Haque, SVB UK
  • Ahmed Hussain, Lombard Odier Investment Managers

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch with Exhibits

Executive Panel

14:00-15:00

Scaling-up: UK’s ‘Billion Dollar’ Companies

(How can start-ups take their business and go big? What challenges are there? How do we fix them?)

  • Natasha Loder, The Economist
  • Eliot Forster – Immunocore
  • Gordon Sanghera, Nanopore
  • Mike Moran, Proton Partners
  • David Chiswell, Kymab
  • Shaun Chilten, Clinigen

Panels and workshops

Lecture theatre 1

Lecture theatre 2 or 3

15:00 – 16:00

Executive Panel: Diversity and inclusion

  • Neil Burns, George James Limited
  • Jo Pisani, Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Yoshiro Shiba, Shionogi Europe
  • Juliet Rogan, Barclays
  • Emma Sceats, CNBio Innovations
  • Sarah Haywood, MedCity

Startup Showcase – 10 selected companies will have the chance to present to corporate and family office investors. 

  • Ahmed Hussain, Lombard Odier Investment Managers
  • Sonia Benhamida, DNB
  • SpyBiotech

 

16:00-17:00

Company Valuation

Workshop

  • Golnaz Borghei
16:00 – 17:00

Break – Refreshments with Exhibits

17:00 – 17:30

Announcing Winners of the IMAGINE IF! Accelerator

Closing Keynote

17:30 – 17:50

Closing Keynote: Public Funding for Innovation

Kath Mackay

Interim Deputy Director - Health and Care, Innovate UK

17:50 – 18:00

Closing Keynote 2

18:00 - 18:15

Closing Summary

18:15 – 20:00

Closing Drinks Reception and tour of Oxford Foundry

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