Thursday April 3, 2014

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Jam Session & Networking Reception
House of Blues San Diego




Friday April 4, 2014

8:00am – 3:30pm
Rock Stars of Innovation Summit
Andaz Hotel San Diego

8:00am     Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Exhibit Hall opens


8:30am     Opening Act by CONNECT & Xconomy, Inc.

Bruce Bigelow, Editor, Xconomy, Inc.


8:40am     Opening Keynote Speaker: Carol Gallagher, Venture Partner, Frazier Healthcare


9:10am     ROCK STARS OF CAPITAL: Alternate Investment Platforms

Audrey Jacobs, VP of Business Development, OurCrowd
David Coats, Managing Director, Correlation Ventures
Howard Lindzon, Founder and CEO, StockTwits
Moderator: Scott Stanton, Partner, Morrison and Foerster


9:40am     “Garage Band” Set – Active Lifestyle

Moderator: John McLean, Co-Founder, Gemini Finance Corporation
1. California Fruit Wines
2. Polara Golf
3. ScanBright


10:30am     Break, Networking, Exhibit Hall opens


10:50am     ROCK STARS OF RESEARCH: Brain Mapping

Ralph Greenspan, Associate Director, Kavli Institute for the Mind and Brain, UC San Diego
Casimir Wierzynski, Engineer, Qualcomm, Inc.


11:15am     “Garage Band” Set – Technology

Moderator: Jack Scatizzi, Lead Analyst at Tech Coast Angels
1. 3Dagogo
2. DineLogik
3. Mobile Learning Networks


12:00pm       Lunch, Networking, Exhibit Hall opens


1:00pm     “Garage Band” Set – Life Sciences

Moderator: James Schaeffer, Executive Director, Worlwide Licensing and External Research – West Coast, Merck Research Laboratories
1. AnaBios
2. Nephosity
3. Trefoil Therapeutics


1:50pm     ROCK STARS OF SPORTS INNOVATION: The Active Lifestyle Movement

Moderator: Lisa Freedman, Executive Director, SD Sport Innovators
John Lee, Senior Director, Wasserman Media Group
Steve Stoloff, CEO,VAVi
Dr. Chris Wahl, Chief of Sports Medicine, UC San Diego Health Systems


2:25pm    Closing Keynote: Thomas H. Lee, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University



3:00pm       Closing Act by CONNECT and Xconomy, Inc.

Bruce Bigelow, Editor, Xconomy, Inc.



3:30pm      Exhibit Hall closes