FREE VENTURE CAPITAL SYMPOSIUM @ NWU IN JULY

CTR FOR BIOTECH rloerzel at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Thu Jul 7 19:22:55 EST 1994


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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  Venture Capital  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   Norris Center, Room 1B-C  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    Northwestern University    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>     Evanston, Illinois     <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    July 29, 1994    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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Conveners:  Thomas E. Parkinson (Evanston-Northwestern University
                                 Investment Partners) and 
            Leslie H. Hohberger (Center for Biotechnology)

8:45-9:00   Welcome and Introduction 
                Thomas E. Parkinson
                    (Executive Director, Evanston-Northwestern
                     University Investment Partners)

9:00-10:00  "The State of the Art of Venture Funding for Biotech"
                Reed Prior
                    (President & C.E.O., Receptor Laboratories)

10:00-10:45 "A West Coast Perspective on Biotech Funding"
                Thomas J. Toy
                    (Partner, Technology Funding, Inc., San Mateo, CA)

10:45-11:00         Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 "Accessing Public Capital Markets"
                Stephen Webster
                    (First Vice President, PaineWebber, Inc.)

11:45-12:30 "A Biotech Entrepreneur's View of the Venture Capital Industry"
                Lawrence Kinet
                    (Chairman and C.E.O., Oculon, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

12:30-1:30          Lunch (Lower level, Norris Center)

1:30-2:15   "Alternative Financing Strategies"
                Keith Crow
                    (Kirkland and Ellis)

2:15-3:45   Panel Discussion- Future Directions for the Midwest
            Venture Capital Industry

                Thomas E. Parkinson, Moderator
                John Patience
                    (General Partner, Marquette Venture Partners)
                Frederick R. Blume
                    (Managing Partner, Capital Health Venture Partners)
                Marc Sandroff
                    (General Partner, Essex Venture Partners)
                Mic Anic
                    (President & C.E.O., LINC Capital Management)

3:45-4:00   Concluding Remarks
                Catherine L. Propst
                    (Executive Director,Center For Biotechnology, Northwestern)

There is no fee for this symposium, however, space may be limited, so please
let us know if you are planning to come so we can arrange for space and
parking. Please RSVP to:

The Center for Biotechnology         Phone: 708-467-1453
Northwestern University              Fax:   708-467-2180
2153 Sheridan Rd.                    Email: RLoerzel at nwu.edu.
Evanston, IL 60208



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