2022

Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit

The Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit is back!

October 13, 2022  |  5:00 – 8:30pm  |  Veeva Systems  |  Pleasanton, CA

The program begins with James Langford, Principal at Tri-Valley Ventures, sharing information on the investment landscape and venture capital activity for life sciences companies in the Tri-Valley.

The keynote event is a fireside chat with Ben Hindson, CSO, co-founder, and president of 10x Genomics, discussing the various personal and company transitions going from 10x Genomics’ foundation to its current state as a publicly-traded company.

This will be followed by a panel discussion by Tri-Valley life sciences entrepreneurs and ecosystem leaders about how they overcame or corrected course as they faced challenges while building their companies.

Connect with the Tri-Valley life sciences ecosystem.

Over 250 local life sciences entrepreneurs and professionals attended the second annual Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit, hosted at Veeva Systems in Pleasanton in 2019.  View the 2019 program and sponsors here

Event Schedule

The Summit is designed to give busy professionals concrete takeaways they can incorporate into their work immediately, as well as plenty of opportunities to connect with peers. This year we have structured the program to provide high-value content for early-stage startups as well as high-growth, later-stage companies. A snapshot of the agenda is to to the right (or below).

5:00 pm

Networking

5:45 pm

Opening – TBD

6:00 pm

Life Sciences Investment Landscape – James Langford, Principal, Tri-Valley Ventures

6:15 - 6:45pm

Keynote – Fireside Chat with Ben Hindson, CSO, 10x Genomics

6:45 - 7:15 pm

Panel Discussion with Life Sciences Entrepreneurs

7:15 - 7:30 pm

Introduction to Recruiting Event Sponsors

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Networking, including meeting with Recruiting Event Sponsors at their Talent Tables

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

Ben Hindson - 10x Genomics

Ben Hindson

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

James Langford - Tri-Vallley Ventures

James Langford

LIFE SCIENCES INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

Sulatha Dwarakanath - Kaya17

Sulatha Dwarakanath, PhD

PANEL DISCUSSION PARTICIPANT

John Hanna - Apton Biosystems

John Hanna

PANEL DISCUSSION PARTICIPANT

FAQs

Who should attend?
Scientists, technologists, investors and business professionals working in industries that include or intersect with the life sciences who are entrepreneurs or have entrepreneurial ambitions.

Why should I attend?
This event is designed to relay information, inspiration, and create networking opportunities for the speakers and attendees.

How can I contact the organizers with any questions?
Please complete our contact form.

How do I register for the summit?
Head over to our Eventbrite .

How do I become a sponsor?
Please visit our Sponsorship page.

2022 Sponsors & Affiliates

We are honored to partner with leading firms in the Tri-Valley who have demonstrated their commitment to growing the life sciences ecosystem in the region.

Host

2022 Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit

Presenting Sponsors

2022 Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit
2022 Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit

Affiliates

East Bay Bio Network logo
Startup trivalley logo color
ITV-Logo-Heart-of-California-Innovation

Ecosystem Sponsors

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Recruiting Sponsors

Event Sponsors

2022 TVLSS Organizers

Brandon Cardwell

Brandon Cardwell

Innovation & Economic Development Director, City of Livermore
Executive Director, i-GATE Innovation Hub
Director, Startup Tri-Valley

Yolanda Fintschenko, Ph.D.

Yolanda Fintschenko, Ph.D.

Co-founder, FounderTraction
Co-organizer, East Bay Bio Network

Don Arnold, Ph.D.

Don Arnold, Ph.D.

VP Bus Ops at General Inception
CEO at Veristad, LLC

Mitch Hertz

Mitch Hertz

Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield

Greg Hitchan

Greg Hitchan

Co-Founder/Managing Partner at Tri-Valley Ventures

Mitch Levinson

Mitch Levinson

Chief Strategy Officer & Board Member at Pulse Biosciences

Lauren Moone, CFA, CFP®, CPWA®

Lauren Moone, CFA, CFP®, CPWA®

Executive Vice President at Mirador Capital Partners

Janelle Muranaka

Janelle Muranaka

Vice President of Operations at Meissa Vaccines

Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson

Office/R&D Leasing and Sales Advisor at Cushman & Wakefield

Location

Veeva System, the leading cloud-based software company serving the global life sciences industry, will once again host the Tri-Valley Life Sciences Summit at their headquarters in Pleasanton, CA.

Veeva Systems Logo

Veeva Systems

4280 Hacienda Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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