Discounted Registration for Venture Connect Summit Closes Feb. 14
Companies can register early for $350, a substantial savings over the regular $500 fee offered from Feb 15 to March 11, and the on-site fee of $650 during the event, March 17-19. General admission for individuals is $650 for early registration, $950 for regular registration and $1,250 for on-site registration.
A ticket will include three days of content, a keynote lunch, networking receptions, one-on-one meeting access and more.
More than 1,400 people, including 200 investors, are expected to attend the Summit, re-engineered this year to combine technology and life sciences into one event spanning three days. The Summit, sponsored by the non-profit Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) in Research Triangle Park, replaces CED Tech Venture and the CED Life Science Conference held separately in previous years.
The Summit will feature on-stage presentations by 125 tech and life science companies totaling 30 hours of content organized in three tracks:
Life Digitized, featuring e-commerce, smart device and digital health companies that integrate digital technology to streamline everyday
Business Optimized, featuring artificial intelligence, augmented reality, big data and cyber security companies that increase productivity and efficiency in business
Life Improved, featuring therapeutics, medical device, advanced diagnostics and ag tech companies that improve quality of life and wellbeing.
Five high-profile executives will lead the Summit:
- Bill Hawkins, former chairman and CEO of Medtronic
- Steve Nelson, co-founder of Carbon Inc.
- Melissa Smith, managing director and head of specialized industries, middle market banking, at J.P. Morgan
- Mike Capps, founder and CEO of Diveplane Corp.
- Sheila Mikhail, CEO, president and co-founder of AskBio.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is one of the Summit’s many co-sponsors. J.P. Morgan is the headline sponsor.