Back to News

10th Annual Cooley Medical Technology Growth Conference

The St. Regis San Francisco – 125 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA

Cooley is proud to present an exclusive gathering of leading executives, investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the medtech industry at the 10th annual Cooley Medical Technology Growth Conference in San Francisco. This event will focus on the key drivers affecting the medtech industry and explore growth strategies for medical device, medical technology and digital health companies.

This event is by invitation only and registration is required. To be considered for an invitation or for additional information, please email Kareen Lambert or call +1 650 843 5145.

We have secured a limited number of rooms at the St. Regis San Francisco on March 22 and 23. If you're interested in reserving a room, please contact Central Reservations (1-877-787-3477) and reference the Cooley – Medical Device Conference 2017.


8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:40 am

Opening Remarks – Frank Rahmani – Partner, Cooley

8:45 am

State of the Medtech Sector

Raj Denhoy – Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, Jefferies

9:15 am

Medtech & the New Administration

Mark Leahey – President and CEO, Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Sarah Thomas – Managing Director, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

9:45 am


10:15 am

The Future of Medtech: Where New Technologies are Headed

Discussion leader – Erik Milch – Partner, Cooley

Amr Salahieh – Founder, President and CEO, Shifamed
Fred St. Goar, MD – Vice Chairman, Stanford, Fogarty Institute of Innovation

10:50 am

Incubators & Accelerators

Moderator – Mark Weeks – Partner, Cooley

Paul Grand – CEO, MedTech Innovator
Matt Kozlov – Managing Director, Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars
Dr. Andrew Lee – Co-Founder, StartX Med
Lesley Stolz – Head, JLABS California

11:45 am

Networking Luncheon

1:00 pm

Dealmakers' Perspectives

Moderator – Frank Rahmani – Partner, Cooley

Jennifer Halsey – Investor, Board Member and Strategic Advisor
Michael Robinson – Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, Jefferies
Rafael Torres – Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Varian Medical Systems

2:00 pm

The Future of Medtech: Digital Health

Discussion leader – Wain Fishburn – Partner, Cooley

Aenor J. Sawyer, MD, MS – Director, UCSF Skeletal Health Service, Health Innovation & Technology in Ortho (HITO), UCSF

2:25 pm

How to Build Great Companies

Moderator – Mika Reiner Mayer – Partner, Cooley

Mike Carusi – General Partner and Team Leader, Lightstone Ventures
Andrew Cleeland – CEO, Fogarty Institute of Innovation
Lisa Earnhardt – President and CEO, Intersect ENT
Hanson Gifford – Managing Partner, The Foundry

3:25 pm

Closing Remarks – Sonya Erickson – Partner, Cooley

3:30 pm

Networking Reception

Partnership sponsor

Supporting sponsors

Related Contacts
Sonya Erickson Partner, Seattle
Wainwright Fishburn Partner, San Diego
Erik Milch Partner, Reston
Mika Reiner Mayer Partner, Palo Alto
Mark Weeks Partner, Palo Alto