2020 Agenda

This year’s agenda features industry leaders discussing ground-breaking innovations and our annual LaunchPad Presentationsas well as experts speaking on recovering their practice following the healthcare crisis.

OTS 2020 Agenda

Thursday, August 6, 2020

5:00 – 6:00 pm

EXPERIENCE

On-Boarding & Cocktail Party

Get to know your fellow attendees, get a run down of the agenda and learn how we’ll be using our virtual platform to help you get the most our of Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit, 2020.

6:00 – 7:00 pm

EXPERIENCE

Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

Friday, August 7, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 am

EXPERIENCE

Roundtables, Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

8:00 – 8:10 am

OPENING

Opening Comments

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

8:10 – 8:30 am

KEYNOTE

State of the Ophthalmic Industry

Mike Giaquinto, Senior Managing Director, SVB Leerink

8:30 – 9:00 am

KEYNOTE

Interview with Michael Severino, MD, Vice Chairman & President, AbbVie

A discussion about innovation in ophthalmology and the industry more broadly and where Michael sees the future of AbbVie.

Michael Severino, MD, Vice Chairman & President, AbbVie

Jim Mazzo, Chairman of the Board Octane, Advisor ZEISS, Executive Chairman Avellino,  Advisor Bain Capital

9:10 – 10:00 am

PANEL

The Eyecare Industry: COVID-19 & Beyond

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, Partner, Virginia Eye Consultants (Moderator)

Jag Dosanjh, Senior Vice President, Eye Care at Allergan

Warren Foust, Worldwide President, Surgical for Johnson & Johnson Vision

Caren Mason, President & CEO, STAAR Surgical

Jim Mazzo, Chairman of the Board Octane, Advisor ZEISS, Executive Chairman Avellino,  Advisor Bain Capital

Tom Mitro, President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Michael Onuscheck, President, Global Business & Innovation, Alcon

10:00 -10:30 am

EXPERIENCE

Roundtables, Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

10:30 – 11:00 am

PANEL

Lessons Learned The Hard Way

What are some lessons learned the hard way in 2020? What technologies have been impacted or pivoted? What impact has COVID-19 had on clinical trials? How will industry interface with doctors   in the future? What are the legal implications/changing regulations of COVID-19 in our industry?

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS, Private Practice, Harvard Eye Associates, Laguna Hills, CA Clinical Faculty,   UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)

Dick Lindstrom, MD, Chairman, Surface Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

Robert Maloney, MD , Maloney Vision Institute

Allison Shuren, Partner, Arnold & Porter

Vance Thompson, MD, Vance Thompson Vision

11:00 – 11:30 am

PANEL

What Are You Doing Differently In Your Practice?

A 30-minute session of 5 rapid-fire talks addressing the following: what is the future of premium practice, how do we provide a premium patient experience now, what is the future of innovation in telemedicine in a premium practice, what products will survive/which products will thrive.

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS, Private Practice, Harvard Eye Associates, Laguna Hills, CA Clinical Faculty, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)

Ike Ahmed, MD, Prism Eye Institute

Inder Paul Singh, MD, Eye Centers of Racine & Kenosha

 

11:30  am – 12:15 pm

EXPERIENCE

Roundtables, Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

12:15 – 12:45 pm

PANEL

Innovative Companies: Pharma & MedTech

Jeffry Weinhuff, Managing Partner, Visionary Ventures (Moderator)

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS, Visionary Eye Institute (Moderator)

Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD, CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals

Robert Dempsey, CEO, TearClear

Elad Kedar, CEO, Orasis Pharmaceuticals

Kamran Hosseini, MD, PhD, President & CEO, Surface Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Matt Larson, President & CEO, Equinox

Monty Montoya, President & CEO, CorneaGen

12:45 – 1:30 pm

KEYNOTE

Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology: Irrational Hype or Paradigm Shift

Topics Include: Machine and deep learning and the application in medical image interpretation. AI tools that are available for ophthalmology. The future of AI in medicine and surgery.

Anthony Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, MS, Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC Children’s Hospital

1:30 – 1:35 pm

CLOSING

Closing Comments

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

1:35 – 2:30 pm

EXPERIENCE

Roundtables, Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 am

EXPERIENCE

Networking, Expo Hours + More

Network with colleagues! Visit our virtual sponsor booths with our expo hours. You can also set appointments within our virtual platform or take part in a networking session catered to your interests.

8:00 – 8:15 am

OPENING

Opening Comments

Tom Mitro, President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

8:15 – 8:45 am

KEYNOTE

“Together We Are Limitless”

Jeremy will discuss seeing the Power of Interdependence, suspending judgment, and focusing on the Good.

Jeremy Poincenot, Inspirational Speaker & Blind Golf Champion

8:45 – 10:15 am

EXPERIENCE

LaunchPad Company Presentations

Our annual pitch competition, featuring 5 ophthalmic startups. Each company gets 10 minutes to pitch their company, followed by a Q+A with our expert judges. Our independent judges choose one startup to be the winner. Learn more about our award-winning accelerator, LaunchPad

10:15 – 10:45 am

KEYNOTE

State of Affairs (COVID-19) in Ophthalmic Innovation

This panel will focus on COVID-19’s impact on the industry, the legal impact and how Octane has evolved.

Bill Carpou, CEO, Octane

Bill Link, PhD, Managing Partner, Flying L Partners

Marty Waters, Partner, Wilson Sonsini

10:45 – 11:15 am

PANEL

Physician Entrepreneurs

Insurgence of physician entrepreneurs, Concept to commercialization, Funding, Bootcamp, Q&A, Interactive.

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS, Visionary Eye Institute (Moderator)

Jeffry Weinhuff, Managing Partner, Visionary Ventures  (Moderator)

Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD, CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc

John Berdahl, MD, Founder & CEO, Equinox Ophthalmic

Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH, CEO, IanTECH

Curt LaBelle, MD, Managing Partner, Global Health Investment Fund

Dick Lindstrom, MD, Chairman, Surface Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

11:15 – 11:45 am

BOOTCAMP

Visionary Venture Fund

 

11:15 – 11:45 am

BOOTCAMP

Women Leaders in the Ophthalmic Industry

 

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

EXPERIENCE

Exhibitors & Networking

 

11:45 am –  12:15 pm

BOOTCAMP

LaunchPad

 

11:45 am –  12:15 pm

BOOTCAMP

Telemedicine

 

11:45 am –  12:15 pm

EXPERIENCE

Exhibitors & Networking (Continued)

 

12:15 – 12:45 pm

BOOTCAMP

Private Investor Network

12:15 – 12:45 pm

BOOTCAMP

Next-Gen KOL’s

 

12:15 – 12:45 pm

EXPERIENCE

Exhibitors & Networking (Continued)