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An Ounce of Prevention – Risk Management Strategies for Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Companies

Are you prepared for investor due diligence, patent infringement, data breach, product liability, or a cyber attack on your infrastructure?

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
8:00 AM– 2:00 PM

Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Free Parking are included.

As a leader of a growing life sciences or healthcare technology company, you must understand and manage both insurable and non-insurable risks as you build your company. Our program is designed to explore the risks founders, directors and management teams address during business startup, growth and exit. Board of Director risk, contractual risk, financial risk, cap table structure, data privacy, product liability, and patent infringement are just a few of the topics we will address in our conference. Risk mitigation and liability management has never been more complex as it is today. Our panels include industry advisors and regional industry leaders with real world experiences to offer. The conference will address the hidden and obvious risks you should be prepared to address as a business leader.

Panelists & Moderators

Charles T. Bernhardt, CFO – Senior Care Center of America and former CFO of Echo Therapeutics
Jim Berwick, CFO, Clarion Brands
Matt Cabrey, Executive Director Select Greater Philadelphia & Senior VP of Regional Marketing , Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Manya S. Deehr, Co-Founder & Principal, Life Sciences Law Group, LLC; Founder & CEO, Pediva Therapeutics
Gerianne DiPiano, CEO & President, Founder, Chairman of the Board, FemmePharma
André Jenkins, Senior Director, Penn Medicine Academic Computing Services (PMACS), Perelman School of Medicine
Sudhir Kondisetty, Principal RSM – Risk Advisory Services Group
Bert Marchio, PhD, Chief Accounting & Operations Officer, Edge Therapeutics
Brian McDermott, Sr. Vice President – Property & Casualty Practice Leader, KEH Insurance Agency
Brian Thornton, President, Pro Writers and former Cyber Risk Underwriter at AIG and HISCOX
Ryan Udell, Partner, White & Williams
Matthew Zagwoski, Sr Life Sciences Underwriter and Nano-Technology Expert at Chubb Insurance Co.

 

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Anthony Green, Vice President of Technology Commercialization, Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Joan Lau, PhD MBA, Founding Managing Partners, Militia Hill Ventures

 

 

An Ounce of Prevention - Risk Management Strategies for Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Companies
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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 – 8:45 AM

    Welcome from LSC
    Steven Kantor – Co-Founder, Life Sciences Collaborative
    Executive Vice President, KEH Insurance Agency, Inc.
     
    Welcome from USciences
    Andrew Peterson, PharmD, PhD – John Wyeth Dean of the Mayes College
    Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Health Policy, USciences
     
    Keynote Speaker: Joan Lau, PhD, MBA
    Founding Managing Partner, Militia Hill Ventures
     
    Meeting Context & Design
    Kathleen DeLawrence – COO, Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc.


  • 8:45 – 10:00 AM

    Risk Mitigation for Managing the Business of the Business

    • Developing a financial management and reporting foundation for growth
    • Building human capital acquisition through forward planning
    • Creating a due diligence mindset from the outset
    • Proactive capitalization planning from issuing the first share of the company
    • Differentiating insurable and uninsurable risks
    • Concepts and methodologies to manage and/or mitigate uninsurable risks

    Moderator: Matt Cabrey

    Executive Director Select Greater Philadelphia & Senior VP of Regional Marketing , Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

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  • Break

    10:00 – 10:30 AM

  • 10:30 – 11:45 AM

    Insurable Risk – Protecting the Business of the Business

    • Evaluating issues for Board Directors & Officers consideration
    • Understanding cyber liability and the role it plays from the start
    • Protecting the business strategically for products liability, intellectual property
    • Discussions from real life case examples
    • Insight into tools to manage and/or mitigate insurable risks

    Moderator: Brian McDermott

    Sr. Vice President – Property & Casualty Practice Leader, KEH Insurance Agency

  • 11:45 – 12:15 PM

    Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Anthony Green
    Vice President of Technology Commercialization
    Ben Franklin Technology Partners


  • 12:15 – 12:30 PM

    Closing Remarks

    Michael Romano
    Partner
    RSM US LLP


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  • Lunch and Networking

    12:30 – 2:00 PM