Thursday, June 17, 2021
Networking Day 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMView Session
Friday, June 18, 2021
Networking Day 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMView Session
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
The Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Veterinary Profession in the USA Today and in theFuture, Post Covid-19

• How to thrive in an environment of automation and telemedicine

• Innovations to drive efficiencies: E-commerce and Telemedicine as complementary

• Solving the demand problem and making vet care more accessible and affordable

• Unpopular opinions and the future of prescription medicines

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New Tools and Solutions That Will Take Animal Health Through the Next Evolution

• How to interpret and respond to a new era in pet care delivery

• Theorising the number of prescriptions in the future that will move from the veterinarian to Google or Amazon

• Thoughts on new business models that can be implemented in animal health

• Breakthrough innovations will support the pet owners, farmers and veterinarians of the future

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Panel Discussion: Strategic Guidance on Animal Health Regulatory Pathways

This panel with provide the audience with strategic guidance on how to approach the regulatory pathways for animal health.
 - Regulation of biologics in the US (i.e. jurisdiction between CVB and CVM – and why you might want one or the other)
 - New requirements from CVB regarding immunotherapeutics (VSM 800.126)
 - Medical device regulation – or lack thereof

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Developing Medical Breakthroughs for Both Humans and Animals: Regulation Need-to-Knows

The road to an NADA compared to an NDA is shorter, and less costly, but still very challenging and difficult. There are many ways in which the regulatory path in animal health is less risky than in human health, not least because of the ability to do pilot studies in the client-owned animal population. In fact, almost no pivotal clinical studies fail for lack of effectiveness because pilot studies can be done prior to launching the pivotal study. This roundtable will address how to navigate the registration process in animal health, and share tricks of the trade that you need to know to get your product to market quickly.

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Panel Discussion: The Future of Personalised Pet Health: Challenges and Opportunities

• Customer journeys. Learnings from recent pet owner behavior and how that will influence how we provide pet care in the future

• The future opportunities and challenges with regards pet triage and telemedicine

• Advanced innovations that will break down barriers and positively impact the sector

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How Do We Develop More Responsible, Smarter Innovations for Ruminant Health Whilst Supporting the Environment

Innovation: What innovations will genuinely help farmers to support cattle health whilst maintaining efficiency and productivity Regulation: Strategies to bring the innovation of the future to the market, faster Producers Perspective: How much does the need to be sustainable impact the choice of solution?

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Keynote: Farming, Food and the Shifting Horizon9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

The agricultural landscape was rapidly changing even before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the global food supply chain. The way we produce, distribute and consume food will soon look very different. What lessons can we take away from this to guide how we feed the planet in the future? As the CEO of Futurity, Jack Bobo makes it his business to stay ahead of the trends and detect the disruptors that trigger them. He joins us to share his insights on the challenges and opportunities awaiting us in the next era of agriculture.

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The Gap Between People and Technology for Intensive Farming10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

• How to achieve successful scaling of advanced technologies and systems

• How do we balance farmers getting ROI vs using new technology in an efficient way?

• Future Challenges: A focus on people vs full automation

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CONCURRENT START-UP PITCHES • PRODUCTION ANIMAL11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Five Companies to present for their technologies for financial investment or strategic corporate partnerships. Shark’s Panel to Judge the companies for the ‘Innovation Award’ - Audience to judge for the ‘People’s Choice Award’

Michael Graham, CFO, Cytophage

Yiannis N. Kaznessis, PhD, CEO, General Probiotics

Louis Hui, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Healthy Cow

Jack Heinemann, President & Chief Operating Officer, Isomark

Jenny Filbey, CEO, Mazen Animal Health

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CONCURRENT START-UP PITCHES • COMPANION ANIMAL11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Five Companies to present for their technologies for financial investment or strategic corporate partnerships. Shark’s Panel to Judge the companies for the ‘Innovation Award’ Audience to judge for the ‘People’s Choice Award’

Jeff Barnes, President, Aimalojic

Amanda Drobnis, Co-Founder & CEO, Hilltop BioSciences

Bailey Surtees, CEO, Kubanda Cryotherapy.

Wesley Wierson, Founder & CEO, LEAH Laboratories

Alon Landa, CEO, MedcoVet

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CONCURRENT START-UP PITCHES • PRODUCTION ANIMAL12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Five Companies to present for their technologies for financial investment or strategic corporate partnerships. Shark’s Panel to Judge the companies for the ‘Innovation Award’ Audience to judge for the ‘People’s Choice Award’

Randall Tosh, Founder & CEO, Phoreus

Harrison Moss, Co-Founder & CEO, Porklogic

Yael Alter, Co-Founder & CEO, SOOS Technology

Matthew Rooda, Co-Founder & CEO, SwineTech

Kerryann Kocher, CEO, Vytelle

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CONCURRENT START-UP PITCHES • COMPANION ANIMAL12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Five Companies to present for their technologies for financial investment or strategic corporate partnerships. Shark’s Panel to Judge the companies for the ‘Innovation Award’ - Audience to judge for the ‘People’s Choice Award’

Albert J. Di Rienzo, Co-Founder, President & Chief Innovation Officer, One Health Group

Daniel Grosu, CEO & President, PetDx

Craig Mincher, Veterinary & Clinical Director, Telenostic

Ashley Kalinauskas, Founder & CEO, Torigen Pharmaceuticals

Adriann Sax, Co-Founder & CEO, Vetigenics

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Are We Going to See an Acceleration in the Adoption and Use of Pet Insurance in the US?2:15 PM - 3:00 PM View Session