Consumer Health World Healthcare Venture Forum

Join your healthcare colleagues at the Venture Forum at Consumer Health World where investors, thought leaders, CEOs, CTOs and entrepreneurs will meet, discuss new leading ideas and business plans as well as do deals. Co-located with 6 other leading healthcare conferences at Consumer Health World, this is the Healthcare Venture Forum you must attend.

The Forum is Chaired by Brad Burkett, Managing Director of Navigant Capital Advisors, and attendees will join entrepreneurs Jonathan Bush, Founder & CEO of athenahealth and Lonny Reisman, Founder & CEO of ActiveHealth Management, now a division of Aetna, investors and advisors Buddy Gumina of APAX, Chris McFadden of Goldman Sachs, and thought leaders from Fortune 100 Companies Darren Jones of Intel and Nate McLemore of Microsoft. In addition, learn first hand what it takes to raise money in today’s environment from Elliot Cooperstone of Prodigy Health Group and Deborah Gage of GTESS, Mary Furlong and Alan Schabes of Benesch Friedlander. All of these accomplished pros will be on-hand to discuss about the current state of healthcare investing.

Come meet and hear CEOs from 15 – 20 of the leading, early and mid-stage healthcare companies and learn more about the future of healthcare investing.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: All attendees will enjoy the opportunity to network with the expected 1000 plus Consumer Health World Conference attendees at the Grand Opening Cocktail Reception, Monday, December 11th, 4:30 – 7:30pm, as well as have full access to the Exhibit Hall to meet over 50 exhibitors.

Chair: Brad Burkett, Navigant Capital Advisors

8:20 – 8:30AM | Opening Remarks
Brad Burkett, Chair

8:30 – 9:00AM | 2006 Trends – Where Do We Go From Here?
Jonathan Bush, athenahealth

9:00 – 10:00AM | Looking at New Opportunities in Healthcare
Nate McLemore, Microsoft Corporation
Jonathan Bush, athenahealth
Darrin Jones, Intel

10:15 – 11:15AM | Successful Entrepreneurs Discuss the Funding Experience
Elliott Cooperstone, Prodigy Health Group
Deborah Gage, GTESS
Mary Furlong, EdD, Mary Furlong & Associates

11:15 – 12:15PM | Presentations from Companies Seeking Funding

12:15 – 1:15 PM | "ActiveHealth Management Story"
Lonny Reisman, ActiveHealth Management

1:15 – 2:15 PM | What are Investors Looking for Today?
Chris McFadden, Goldman Sachs
Buddy Gumina, Apax Partners
Alan Schabes, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff
Richard Furber, MediMerge Health

2:30 – 4:15 PM | Presentations from Companies Seeking Funding

4:15 – 4:30 PM | Lessons Learned
Brad Burkett, Chair
Richard Furber, MediMerge Health
Mary Furlong, EdD, Mary Furlong & Associates