Achievement Beyond Regulatory Approval – Design for Commercial Success
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
7:00 AM– 2 PM

Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Free Parking are included.

The Life Sciences Collaborative presents its inaugural event designed to provide insights on creating value as you evolve your technology from intellectual property strategy through commercial success planning with strategies for sustained financing. Today’s successful entrepreneurs are employing parallel development paths, targeting multiple market entry scenarios, and creating success, using market based planning in all aspects of the lifecycle. This program showcases panelists who have experienced significant learnings during these phases of growth, managed through them, strategically leveraged partners, raised capital and executed to deliver sustained value. The event will be conducted in a conversational, armchair setting. The target audience is entrepreneurs and senior leaders from start-up and emerging pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

Panelists & Moderators

Terri Bernacchi, Founder & President, Cambria Health Advisory Professionals
David Blaszczak, Founder, Precipio Health Strategies
Matt Cabrey, Executive Director; Select Greater Philadelphia
Manya S. Deehr, Co-Founder & Principal, Life Sciences Law Group, LLC; Founder & CEO, Pediva Therapeutics Inc.
Sanjoy Dutta, PhD, Assistant VP, Translational Development & International Research, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, New York
Paul Firuta, President of US Commercial Operations, NPS Pharma
Shahram Hejazi, PhD, Venture Partner, BioAdvance
Cozette McAvoy, Senior Attorney, Oncology Pharma Patents, Novartis
Dipanjan (DJ) Nag, President & CEO, IP Shakti, LLC
Ryan O’Donnell, Partner, Volpe & Koenig
Ting Pau Oei, Managing Director, Easton Capital Investment Group (NYC)
Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Health, USciences
John Ritter, Director, Office of Technology Licensing, Princeton University



Achievement Beyond Regulatory Approval – Design for Commercial Success
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

All sessions, presenters and times are subject to change without notice.
Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Free Parking, are included.
  • Full Agenda
  • 7:00 – 8:00 AM

    Registration and Networking

  • 8:00 – 8:15 AM


  • 8:15 – 9:30 AM

    Design for Market Protection: Intellectual Property Strategy Planning

    • Developing a strong intellectual property strategy
    • Retaining freedom to operate support
    • Maintaining international strategy plans

    Moderator: Dipanjan ‘DJ’ Nag

    President & CEO, IP Shakti


  • Break

    9:30 – 9:45 AM

  • 9:45 – 11:00 AM

    Design for Market Success: Commercial Strategy Planning

    Defining market facing data
    Strategizing reimbursement & commercial planning to inform

    • Labeling requirements
    • Clinical study designs
    • Healthcare economic outcomes
    • Pricing targets

    Moderator: Matt Cabrey

    Director, Select Greater Philadelphia


  • Break

    11:00 – 11:15 AM

  • 11:15 AM– 12:15 PM

    Design for Investment: Financing Each Stage

    Sustaining investments through financing strategies from

    • Seed capital
    • Mid-stage
    • Strategic investors
    • Non-profit partners

    Moderator: Shahram Hejazi, PhD

    Venture Partner, bioAdvance

  • 12:15 – 12:45 PM

    Keynote Speaker

    Robert Radie

    President & CEO, Egalet

  • 12:45 – 1:00 PM

    Closing Remarks


  • Lunch and Networking

    1:00 – 2:30 PM