Tuesday, October 6, 2009

When VC Flows Again Will Your Company Be Ready to Cash In? Find Out Oct. 23

Is Recovery In Sight?
DATE: Friday, October 23, 2009
TIME: 7:30 am Registration/Breakfast. 8:00 am Program Begins
LOCATION: GTRI, 250 14th Street NW Atlanta, GA 30318
DIRECTIONS: http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/atlanta/conference-center
PARKING: Adjacent to building; Free
COST: Members - $20; Non-Members - $35; Students - $10
REGISTRATION: Online at http://www.gabio.org/ or Call 404-221-0617

The Friday, October 23, Georgia Bio special program will focus on the current state of Venture Capital investment nationally and in Georgia. Howard Palefsky, Managing Director of Montreux Equity Partners, will give an overview of the national VC investment climate in life sciences and medical devices. Mr. Palefsky has 37 years of experience as an entrepreneur, manager and investor in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Following Mr. Palefsky’s presentation, he will participate on a panel exploring venture capital investment trends locally with Kathy Harris of Noro-Moseley, Tom Weldon of The Innovation Facotory and Bill Dracos of PricewaterhouseCoopers. The panel will be moderated by AerovectRx CEO Tom Callaway, who also is a managing director in Georgia Venture Partners.

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