South Florida Life Sciences Showcase

South Florida Life Sciences Showcase

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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

9:45 am

Program Kickoff

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

Business Networking

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

11:40 am

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


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

Lightning Round

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


About BioFlorida

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.



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