Speakers

The following speakers are confirmed, or to be confirmed if “(tbc)” is indicated.

Last updated November 22. Check back for regular updates and additions. 

  • Lourdes Ayala Partner, Bird & bird, Madrid, Spain
  • Albert Barbera Director General de Recerca i Innovació en Salut, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona
  • Steve Ferguson Deputy Director, Licensing & Entrepreneurship, Office of Technology Transfer, National Insitutes of Health (NIH), USA
  • Lubor Gaal Senior Vice President, Head of Europe, Locust Walk Partners, London, UK
  • Javier Garcia Managing Partner, Columbus Partners, Madrid, Spain (tbc)
  • Juan Garcia Managing Director, Bioseed Capital, Barcelona, Spain
  • Frank HeemskerkFounder & CEO, Research & Innovation Management Services, Belgium
  • Cristina HorcajadaHead of Innovation, IRB, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona
  • Mike Johnson Managing Director, St. George Street Capital, London, UK
  • Juan Carlos Lopez Managing Director, Haystack Science, formerly Global Head of Academic Alliances at Roche, and Chief Editor at Nature Medicine, NY, USA
  • Antoine MialheManaging Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences, FTI Consulting, Brussels, Belgium
  • Lorena Muñoz  –Managing Partner, Effectia Consulting, Madrid, Spain
  • Kevin Noonan Editor & Co-Founder, Patent Docs; Partner MBHP LLP, Chicago, USA
  • Martin Rivas AntonDirector General, Uninvest, SGEIC, S.A., Madrid
  • Anil Sadarangani  Director of Innovation, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile
  • Sally Shorthose  Partner, Bird & Bird, London, UK
  • Neil ThomasPartner, Ventac Partners, Madrid, Copenhagen

*All speakers subject to final confirmation (tbc).