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Aesthetics Technology Summit

Join leaders to see the future of medical aesthetics innovation.

Tech Innovation Forum

Focusing on technology innovation and growth in Southern California with a global reach. 

Ophthalmology Technology Summit

Join industry key opinion leaders and opthalmologists who are determining the future of the field.

MedTech Innovation Forum

Focusing on medtech companies and innovations that reach far beyond Southern California.

The High Tech Awards, Celebrating Success in Southern California

The High Tech Awards (HTA) seeks to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation. In its 27th year, The High Tech Awards has recognized more than 100 innovative companies that are large and small, public and private.

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April 2021

Ignite Series: Going from Idea to Investment

April 30 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Boustead and Insperity for an Ignite Series on Going from Idea to Investment. Building a successful business requires bravery, tenacity, and a commitment to crafting a top-flight workplace that doesn’t let your imagination get stifled. Once a certain level of success and viability is reached, fundraising is likely on the horizon and there won’t be much time to ponder big idea principles. The best way to attract investors to your startup is to demonstrate operational credibility to prove your…

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May 2021

Tech Innovation Forum

May 17 - May 19
$199

Tech Innovation Forum 2021 will focus on the acceleration of innovation as a result of COVID-19. The Forum will focus on topics such as the Future of Work, Future of Entertainment/Gaming, the Innovation Economy and AI in Southern California. Learn more. Register here.

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June 2021

Key Considerations for Joining a Corporate Board

June 29 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In collaboration with J.P. Morgan, we are pleased to invite you to an intimate discussion on key considerations for joining a corporate board, featuring Rebecca Thornton, J.P. Morgan’s Head of Director Advisory Services and Elizabeth Alfano, Executive Compensation Specialist in J.P. Morgan’s Advice Lab.  Topics will include: Current trends in board composition How to identify, evaluate, and position yourself for board opportunities Expectations for compensation – trends in the market, how to effectively negotiate, and related tax and estate planning…

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July 2021

Ophthalmology Tech Summit

July 8 - July 10
Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
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$899

Join industry, physicians, and top ophthalmologists who are determining the future of the field at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS). The event is held annually in Orange County, the center for Ophthalmology in the US. We will be hosting Ophthalmology Tech Summit 2021 as a hybrid experience, offering a very limited number of in-person tickets. In-Person tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more Register here

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August 2021

Leadership Ignite Series: Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD, CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals

August 6 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$25
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This year, Octane will host a series of six small sessions featuring prominent leaders in Orange County. Each session will allow you to hear about the leader and ask them questions in an intimate digital or in-person session (when applicable). Join us for this exciting opportunity. All sessions have limited capacity. Join Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD, CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals for a discussion on "Scaling Your Company For Rapid Growth". Register Here

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Summer Social 2021 with Octane & Sustain SoCal

August 26 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Commons, 5301 California Avenue
Irvine, CA 92617
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Octane's annual Summer Social is back! Join us for a summer evening of hors d'oeuvres, drinks, networking, and fun! Register here.    

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September 2021

Women Leaders of Octane: Friday Funding Webinar

September 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for an armchair discussion on equity capital options available in Orange County. We’ll hear from women entrepreneurs & founders who have raised capital as well as from investors.  Our speakers include:  Debbie Holzkamp, Founder & CEO of Virtanza. Shiva Sharareh, PhD, Founder of Rekovar Inc. Xandra Laskowski, Founder & CEO of OSEA Angel Investors. Tracie Rotter, Angel Investor Register Today Speaker Bios Debbie Holzkamp, Founder & CEO of Virtanza. She is a pioneer leading fundamental change in the…

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High Tech Awards

September 23 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
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The High Tech Awards (HTA) seeks to celebrate and recognize those individuals and companies who make Orange County a center of technology and medical technology innovation. In its 27th year, the High Tech Awards has recognized more than 130 innovative companies in Orange County. Learn more here.

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October 2021

MedTech Monthly Mixer

October 7 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Eureka Building, 1621 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92606 United States
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Join Octane OC, Device Alliance, and the Greater Irvine Chamber for the MedTech Monthly Mixer on October 7th from 5-7:30 pm at the Eureka Building.  We will hear from Brett Wall, EVP and President of Neuroscience Portfolio at Medtronic, and Bryan Starr, President at Irvine Chamber of Commerce about how the Medtech industry will help cultivate OC into a premier, inclusive, innovative, and vibrant community. Register here.

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Women Leaders of Octane Quarterly Meeting

October 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Please join Women Leaders of Octane for our quarterly meeting, Wednesday, October 20 from 12 - 1 pm PST, featuring Spotlight Thought Leader, Olivia Duane Adams (Libby) Co-Founder of Alteryx. In addition to our thought leader, our committee chairs will share progress reports: Our Committees and Committee Chairs: Creating Women-led Businesses & LaunchPad Committee – Marinela Gombosev, Neurospark Funding Committee – Delilah Panio, Toronto Stock Exchange Women on Boards Committee – Joyce Averna, JP Morgan Private Bank

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