LAVA's First Look LA

28 Jun 2017
7:30am - 6:00pm PDT
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First Look L.A. supports, nurtures and stimulates our unique culture in Southern California, while furthering L.A.s position as a center for start-ups and emerging technology.

In addition to the presenters, venture capitalists and early stage angel investors attend the event, along with local elected officials, business leaders and senior administrators from the universities.

This event has very limited space for LAVA members.  There is a nominal charge of $35 to participate.


Important Logistics

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 7AM to 6PM

CalState Los Angeles – Golden Eagle Ballrooms 1&2

Hosted Parking is in Parking LOT #5.  There will be attendants in the lot to give you a parking pass which needs to be in your car.  It is a short 10-minute walk to the Golden Eagle Ballroom.  Attendants will be present from 7am -10am.  After that time, the main welcome kiosk will have the passes.

If you choose, you may pay and park in any other guest lot.

A continental breakfast and a box lunch will be provided.  Also we will have a wine and beer reception after the presentations.

7:30am LAVA Healthcare Investor Fireside Chat with John Nackel, Ph.D.

John Nackel is the CEO of the Three-Sixty Group, which is an authority in the health
care industry and now the general partner of a venture fund under formation that will
target early-stage healthcare and life-science ventures.

10:00 Welcome Remarks

9:10am -12:15pm  Presentations

12:15: Lunch & Networking

12:45 Keynote Speaker - Conrad Burke,Vice President New Ventures, Intellectual Ventures

Conrad is based in Silicon Valley, California and is a serial entrepreneur who most recently sold his startup company, Innovalight, a nanomaterials technology firm specialized in the photovoltaics (solar) sector, to DuPont Corporation. He subsequently managed two different global marketing businesses within DuPont - photovoltaics materials and bioscience enzymes.

1:45 - 4:00pm Presentations

4:00pm - Networking and reception

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28 Jun 2017
7:30am - 6:00pm PDT

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