CED Life Science Conference Recap 2018

"CED should be so proud of the welcoming, gathering, supportive nature of what it has built. It is the reason this is one of the world's great technology regions."
- Max Wallace, CEO, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC²) and recipient of the 2018 Life Science Leadership Award

The CED Life Science Conference 2018 was held February 27-28 in Raleigh, NC. Highlights include:

  • 1,000 attendees between the conference and opening workshops including over 250 entreprenurs and 70 investors
  • 300 one-on-one meetings scheduled through conference partnering software
  • 70 featured companies on the main stage and in the Innovation Room
  • 25 speakers including industry visionaries and highly succesful serial entrepreneurs
  • NEW Investor Reverse Pitch Lunch exclusively for registered entrepreneurs and investors

VIDEOS - Watch Speakers & Company Presentations including

  • "Health System Transformation" with Patrick Conway, President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Fireside Chat with Patrick Conway - hosted by Steve Nelson, Co-Founder of Carbon, Inc.
  • Presentation of the Life Science Leadership Award to Max Wallace, CEO, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure - introduced by Christy Shaffer, Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners
  • Lightning Round and Showcase Company Presentations

Links to Conference Coverage:​

WRAL TechWire Profiles of Featured Companies:

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