2024 Agenda

Spread out over two days full of leading industry innovators and networking opportunities.

2024 Agenda

Tuesday, October 8, 2024

7:00 – 8:00 am PDT

EXPERIENCE

Registration & Networking Breakfast

7:15 – 8:00 am PDT

EXPERIENCE

Octane Capital and Growth Breakfast (Invite Only)

8:15 – 8:30 am PDT

WELCOME

Welcome and Introduction

Cheryl Wood, Senior Signature Event Manager, Octane

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

EMCEE – Terri Ross, President, APX Platform Powered by Engage; CEO & Founder Terri Ross Consulting; Co-Founder, The Aesthetic Success

The Seismic Shift in Healthcare: AI & Innovation

8:30 – 9:40 am PDT

PANEL

The Seismic Shift in Healthcare: AI & Innovation

Join us for the opening panel of “The Seismic Shift in Healthcare: AI & Innovation” as we explore the profound impact of disruption from other industries on the landscape of healthcare. In an era marked by unprecedented technological innovation and rapid change, pioneers from diverse sectors such as Apple, GoogleX, and Nvidia have reshaped entire industries, challenging conventional norms and setting new standards for excellence.

9:40 – 10:00 am PDT

EXPERIENCE

Morning Break

10:00 – 11:00 am PDT

PANEL

The Intersection of AI and Healthcare Innovation

Explore the transformative potential of AI in revolutionizing healthcare delivery, diagnosis, and treatment across various domains. Discuss key trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the integration of AI-driven solutions in healthcare. Debate the value of AI innovation versus human innovation.

Anthony Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS, Founder of Ai-Med, Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC (Moderator)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT

FAST PITCH

Octane LaunchPad SBDC Companies

Five companies will present ten-minute presentations on the main stage.

12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE

Awards Lunch – 2024 Medical Innovation Prize Recipient

1:00 – 2:00 pm PDT

PANEL

Regenerative Medicine and AI: Bridging the Gap to Curative Therapies

Explore the synergy between regenerative medicine and AI in advancing treatment options for regenerative diseases. Discuss how AI-driven technologies are accelerating drug discovery, optimizing cell therapies, and enhancing patient outcomes in regenerative medicine.

2:00 – 3:30 pm PDT

CAPITAL & GROWTH

Octane Portfolio Companies

Emcee: 

Octane portfolio companies that have graduated from Octane’s LaunchPad accelerator sponsored by the SBDC will pitch their products to our investor ecosystem with key strategics and physicians.

Presenting Companies:

Judges:

People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice Winners Voting & Announcement!

 

3:30 – 3:45 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE 

Afternoon Break

3:45 – 4:25 pm PDT

PANEL

Neuroscience in the AI Era: Unlocking Mysteries and Advancing Treatment

Delve into the groundbreaking applications of AI in neuroscience research, from brain imaging analysis to predictive modeling of neurological disorders. Discuss how AI-driven technologies are enhancing our understanding of the brain, facilitating early diagnosis, and driving innovative treatment approaches.

4:25 – 5:00 pm PDT

PANEL

Neurovascular AI Innovation: Transforming Care and Outcomes

Discussing how cutting-edge AI technologies are reshaping diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurovascular conditions, offering unprecedented insights and personalized approaches. Gain valuable perspectives from leading experts as we explore the frontier of AI-driven solutions in neurovascular medicine, paving the way for enhanced patient care and improved outcomes.

5:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE

Closing Comments

 

5:00 – 7:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE

OCTANEFEST

The Catalina Ballroom

We are thrilled to be able to gather attendees together to solidify the connections made throughout the day at this invaluable networking event!  Strategics, entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts will all be in attendance.  The event will feature various beers, light hors d’oeuvres, and libations. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

8:00 – 8:30 am PDT

EXPERIENCE

Registration & Networking Exhibitor Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 am PDT

EXPERIENCE

EMCEE – Terri Ross, President, APX Platform Powered by Engage; CEO & Founder Terri Ross Consulting; Co-Founder, The Aesthetic Success

8:30am – 9:00 am PDT

PANEL

Marketplace Overview – State of the Industry

9:00 – 10:00 pm PDT

KEYNOTE

Opening Keynote: The Intersection of AI and Healthcare Innovation

Explore the transformative potential of AI in revolutionizing healthcare delivery, diagnosis, and treatment across various domains. Discuss key trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the integration of AI-driven solutions in healthcare.

 

10:00 – 10:20 am PDT

EXPERIENCE 

Networking Break

10:00 – 12:00 pm PDT

CAPITAL & GROWTH

Octane Portfolio Companies

Emcee: 

Octane portfolio companies that have graduated from Octane’s LaunchPad accelerator sponsored by the SBDC will pitch their products to our investor ecosystem with key strategics and physicians.

Presenting Companies:

Judges:

People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice Winners Voting & Announcement!

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT

LUNCH WITH EXPERTS

Welcome and Introduction of Lunch with Experts

Each expert will host 2 x 40 minute sessions at a round table for 10.  The expert selects their topic and attendees sign up to attend their sessions of choice.

1:00 – 2:00 pm PDT

FAST PITCH

Octane LaunchPad SBDC Companies

Five companies will present ten-minute presentations on the main stage.

2:00 – 2:30 pm PDT

PANEL

Ethical Considerations and Regulatory Frameworks in AI-Driven Healthcare

Engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the ethical implications of AI adoption in healthcare, including issues of bias, privacy, and data security. Examine existing regulatory frameworks and policy considerations for AI-driven healthcare solutions, and explore strategies for ensuring responsible and equitable deployment.

2:30 – 3:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE 

Afternoon Break

3:00 – 3:45 pm PDT

PANEL

Innovators’ Insights and Success Stories

Hear from industry leaders and innovators at the forefront of AI-driven healthcare, as they share their experiences, challenges, and success stories. Gain valuable insights into best practices, lessons learned, and strategies for driving innovation and adoption in the rapidly evolving landscape of AI-driven healthcare.

3:45 – 4:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE

Closing Comments: Charting the Future of Healthcare Innovation with AI

4:00 – 6:00 pm PDT

EXPERIENCE

Closing Reception — Hosted by Microvention and Women Leaders of Octane

Ophthalmology Tech Forum 2024

Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA, United States

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Women Leaders of Octane Quarterly Meeting (July 2024)

Virtual

Please join Women Leaders of Octane for our virtual quarterly meeting, Wednesday, July 17 from 12 – 1 pm PST, featuring our Spotlight Thought Leader, Paige Hendrix Buckner, CEO of […]

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