LSTCON 2020 featured discussions on managing a business amid the pandemic, support for innovative policies and treatment of rare disease. View our 2020 agenda.
LSTCON 2020 speakers are industry leaders in innovative diagnostics, drugs and therapies, medical devices, investment and economic growth and regulatory issues. Here’s a snapshot of some of our 2020 speakers.
David Adair, MDCo-Founder and Managing Director, Solas BioVentures
Jenn AdamsCEO, August Bioservices
Kayla GraffCo-Founder and CEO, SweetBio
Clayton HallEVP, Government Affairs, Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Daniel C. Liebler, PhDPresident and CEO, Protypia, Inc.
Nick MagallanesVice President, PhRMA
Sen. Shane Reeves (R-14)Tennessee General Assembly
Rep. Phil Roe, MD (R-1)U.S. House of Representatives
Danielle SloaneMember, Bass, Berry & Sims
Save the date: LSTCON will be held November 9, 2021 in Nashville.
Registration will open later.
The Venture Forum, sponsored by Waller, is a unique pitch competition for Tennessee’s emerging life science startups that takes place during LSTCON. The forum allows startups to access funding and potential investment opportunities, as well as marketing support. Each company has 10 minutes to pitch before a panel of judges who evaluate each team on IP and commercialization strategy. Finalists compete for a $5k prize awarded by Waller.
Eligible Tennessee-based startup companies should complete the application below to compete in this year’s Venture Forum, which will be held at the Westin Hotel in downtown Nashville on November 9.
Along with the application, you must send an executive summary of your business to Danielle at [email protected].
Companies may submit applications until October 1. Finalists will be notified of their participation in the Venture Forum by October 15.
LSTCON is a powerful gathering for Tennessee’s life science industry to share the latest innovations moving the industry forward. Build connections and advance your brand among industry thought leaders and innovators.