On June 13th, 2019 LGM Pharma attended thr 3rd Annual South Florida Life Sciences Showcase. The event took place at the Miami International Airport and discussed funding life sciences projects in South Florida.
Panel Session: Funding Florida Life Sciences: Where’s the Money?
Shawn Titcomb, Allele Capital Partners
Nancy Torres Kaufman, Beacon Capital
Kathy Chiu, DeepWork Capital
Tim Cartwright, Tamiami Angel Funds
Rhys Williams, New World Angels (moderator)
9:00 am – 9:45 am
Registration, Networking & Breakfast with Exhibitors
Gina Alexis, The Alexis Group Consultants & Chair, Southeast Chapter, BioFlorida
9:50 am – 10:05 am
Welcome to MIA
Lester Sola, Aviation Director and CEO, Miami International Airport
Pharma Hub Update
Jimmy Nares, Section Chief, Marketing, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
10:05 am – 10:15 am
Update: Institute for Commercialization of Florida Technology
Jane Teague, Executive Director, Institute for Commercialization of Florida Technology
10:15 am – 10:30 pm
Lighting Round and Q&A
James Segermark, CEO, InSitu Biologics
10:30 am – 11:20 am
11:20 am – 11:40 am
Foreign Influence:The Risk to Your Organization
David P. Fernicola, Jr., Special Agent, Private Sector Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Miami Division
Stephanie Traynham, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Miami Division
Please make your way to the Buffet Room for Lunch & then head back to Main Room for our Investor Panel.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
LUNCH & INVESTOR PANEL
Funding Florida Life Sciences:Where’s the Money?
Moderated by: Rhys Williams, Chairman, Co-Founder, New World Angels
Shawn Titcomb, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Allele Capital Partners
Nancy Torres Kaufman, CEO, Beacon Capital
Kathy Chiu, Managing Director, DeepWork Capital
Tim Cartwright, Fund Chairman, Tamiami Angel Funds
1:00 pm – 1:25 pm
Jim Ayala CEO, Founder, Rescue Hearing, Inc.
Hing Wong, PhD, CEO, HCW Biologics
1:25 pm – 1:35 pm
Closing Remarks & BioFlorida Advocacy Update
Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida
1:35 pm – 2:00 pm
Life Sciences Connect & Marketplace
BioFlorida represents 6,200 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthIT and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ 87,000 Floridians.
Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.