3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Track A - Future of Georgia:
What makes Georgia such a unique place to do business in the life sciences industry? Come learn from key stakeholders on what assets make up a healthy ecosystem and what are the key variables to consider for a growing life sciences industry. We will weigh in on the impact the right technology can have on the ecosystem when it comes to meeting customer expectations in 2019 and beyond and we will dive deep into what healthcare supply chains are doing to meet the needs of its customers in the age of The Amazon Effect.
Track B - Business Growth:
Entrepreneurs know it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and funds to make a company successful. Scientist-entrepreneurs and fundraising CEOs need to know that a clear value proposition will be the differentiating factor in progressing your discussions with investors past the initial conversation. Join us for a discussion around different financing vehicles in life sciences, from grants to equity to debt, and the key milestones needed to close each one.
Track C - Biopharmaceuticals & Drugs:
Health Economics - Driving Value
Carefully targeted reimbursement and market access strategies are the key to successfully launching new products in today’s cost-conscious healthcare environment. Hear from three experts representing a broad range of life sciences subsectors, biopharma, medical device, and academia/consulting, as they explore how and where health economics data can be used in measuring value and delivering outcomes. Come away from this session with a better understanding how you can demonstrate your products’ value to patients, physicians, caregivers, payers, and policy makers. This will be an interactive session where attendees are encouraged to engage and ask questions.
Track D - Medical Device & Digital Health:
Importance of the Pediatric Patient Voice in Healthcare
The "Importance of the Pediatric Patient Voice in Healthcare" session will be a panel with the president and four youth members of the International Children’s Advisory Network, a network of children that advocate for the importance of the patient voice in pediatric healthcare. The panelists are the experts on their conditions. Hear their stories and learn what it’s like to live with chronic, complex, or rare medical conditions. Learn more at iCANresearch.org.