Agenda day two.

08:30 – Registration opens

 

09:20 – Day two welcoming remarks

 

09:30 –Investing in biopharma

• What is getting investors excited in this space?
• What does the recent spate of M&A’s tell us about this industry?
• Digital Therapeutics: what does this mean for the pharmaceuticals industry?
• What do investors need to know before embarking on an opportunity within biopharma?
• Strategies to de-risk during the long investment lifecycle

Guest moderator:
Irene Chu, Head of New Economy and Life Sciences, KPMG

Panellists include:
James Lumsdaine, Principal, KPMG
Brian Leedman, Non-Executive Chairman, NeuroScientific
Dr. Yingying Chen, Managing Director, GF Investments

10:00 – Tech company presentations

10:00 ResApp Health – Tony Keating, CEO/Managing Director
10:10 Proteomics International – Richard Lipscombe, Managing Director
10:20 Neuroscientific Biopharmaceuticals – Matt Liddelow, CEO

10:30Spotlight on: Canada’s Technology landscape

Adam Janikowski, Executive Director,CIBC

11:00 – The growth capital panel

• What essentials should an investor be looking for when choosing a growth opportunity?
• Exits: where and when?
• What can an investor do to contribute to the growth and scalability of a tech company?
• Assessing the availability of growth capital in the Greater Bay Area

Panellists include:
Tony Tung, Senior Associate, Gobi Partners
Karen Lai, Executive Director, Lionrock Capital

11:30 – Morning networking and refreshments

 

12:00 – Tech company presentations

12:00 Bio-Gene – Richard Jagger, Chief Executive Officer
12:10 Xiaoma Educational Technology – Evan Ng, Founder & CEO
12:20 MoneyBrain – RJ Choi, Chief Global Officer

12:30 – Outlook for energy storage

Dr. Kevin Moriarty, Executive Chairman, 1414 Degrees

13:00 – Networking lunch break

 

14:00 – Impact investing: assessing the impact

Tony Wong, Founder, Alaya Consulting

14:30 – Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and the Belt and Road Initiative

Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Chief Economist for Asia-Pacific, Natixis & Senior Research Fellow, Breugel

15:00 – Close of conference and farewell drinks