2014 Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center at MU

TimeEvent
7:30 - 8:00 am

Sponsor and Display Setup

8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Monsanto Auditorium * / McQuinn Atrium

9:00 - 9:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

Henry C. Foley, Ph.D., MU Senior Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies and UM System Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Research, and Economic Development

Chris Fender, Director, MU Office of Technology Management and Industry Relations

9:15 - 9:45 am

Keynote Presentation I

Nicholas Franano, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Flow Forward Medical and Metactive Medical

9:50 - 10:30 am

Tiger Cage, Part I (Elevator Pitches, Early Stage)

Technology representatives will pitch their licensing stage university technologies

10:30 - 10:50 am

Networking

McQuinn Atrium and Room 171

10:50 - 11:50 am

Tiger Cage, Part II (Elevator Pitches, Investment Stage)

Technology representatives will pitch their technologies seeking investment

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Ken Dean, Interim Provost

McQuinn Atrium

1:10 - 2:10 pm

Tiger Cage, Part III (Elevator Pitches, Investment Stage)

Technology representatives will pitch their technologies seeking investment

2:10 - 2:30 pm

Networking

McQuinn Atrium and Room 171

2:10 - 4:00 pm

Concurrent Session: St. Louis Chapter Licensing Executives Society

Spotlight on Licensing: Navigating the Animal Health Regulatory Environment

Room 572

2:30 - 3:30 pm

The Next Big Thing

Gabor Forgacs, Chief Scientific Officer, Modern Meadow

Stephen O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer, ImpeDx Diagnostics

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Keynote Presentation II

Jim Spencer, President/Founder, Newsy

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Networking Reception

R. Bowen Loftin, Chancellor

McQuinn Atrium

* All presentations will occur in the Monsanto Auditorium unless otherwise noted.