New Horizons Forum
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The 3rd Annual New Horizons Forum: speeding the development of new therapies and diagnostics for glaucoma patients. Register Online.
February 7, 2014 — The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California
Keynote Speaker: Robert N. Weinreb, MD
The Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecturer
"Personalizing Intraocular Pressure to Manage Glaucoma"
Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Shiley Eye Center
Director of the Hamilton Glaucoma Center
University of California, San Diego
The centerpiece of Glaucoma 360, the New Horizons Forum unites key clinical, industry, financial, and FDA leaders in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in glaucoma treatment.
Launched in 2012 by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, this catalyst meeting is designed to bring the essential components together in order to speed the translation of new ideas into clinical practice.
What others are saying about the New Horizons Forum:
“The best meeting to see what is happening in glaucoma from surgery to new drugs and drug delivery systems.”
- Alan S. Crandall, MD, University of Utah
“The meeting provided an opportunity for a good deal of ‘cross fertilization.’ As an immediate and direct result we are now meeting with a major company for potential delivery of one compound and a start-up company for delivery of a novel compound. I can only imagine how much effort it takes to create such a unique meeting and then to execute it flawlessly.”
- Robert Thompson, CEO, Amorphex Therapeutics
“This is the glaucoma meeting to attend.”
- George A. Cioffi, MD, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Who should attend:
- Early-stage company CEOs and executives
- Business Development and other representatives from companies that offer pharmaceuticals, devices, drug delivery, and IOP monitoring for glaucoma patients
- Key Opinion Leaders and Leading Ophthalmologists
- Industry Executives
- Venture Capitalists
- Representatives from Clinical Research Organizations
- Scientific innovators
Founder and Co-Chair
Adrienne Graves, PhD
Akorn, TearLab Corporation, Aerpio Therapeutics, and Encore Vision, Inc.
Founder and Co-Chair
Andrew G. Iwach, MD
Glaucoma Center of San Francisco
New Horizons Advisory Board
Stuart B. Abelson, MBA
President, Chief Executive Officer, Ora, Inc.
Anthony P. Adamis, MD
Vice President, Global Head of Ophthalmology, Genentech, Inc.
President and CEO, PanOptica, Inc.
George A. Cioffi, MD
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Alan Crandall, MD
Director of Glaucoma and Cataract, Senior Vice Chairman of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Emmett Cunningham, Jr., MD, PhD, MPH
Partner, Clarus Ventures
Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD
Founder and Vice-Chairman, ForSight Labs
John W. Grunden, PharmD
Regional Director of Medical Affairs for Ophthalmology (USA/EU/Can)
Merck & Co., Inc.
David Guyer, MD
Partner, SV Life Sciences Advisers, LLC
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD
Vice Dean, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Co-founder and Director, ROI Squared LLC
H. Dunbar Hoskins, Jr., MD
Co-Founder and Director of Glaucoma Research Foundation, and
Former Executive Vice President, American Academy of Ophthalmology
General Partner, Canaan Partners
Ralf Kuschnereit, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.
Eliot Lazar, MD
President, elCON Medical
Paul Lee, MD, JD
F. Bruce Fralick Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Richard Lindstrom, MD
Founder, Minnesota Eye Consultants, PA
William J. Link, PhD
Managing Director, Versant Ventures
Sabri Markabi, MD
Sr. Vice President, Research & Development, and Chief Medical Officer
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Operating Partner, Versant Ventures
Chairman and CEO, AcuFocus
J. Casey McGlynn, JD
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Gary D. Novack, PhD
President, PharmaLogic Development, Inc.
David E. I. Pyott
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Murthy V. Simhambhatla, PhD
President, Abbott Medical Optics
Senior Vice President, Abbott Laboratories
Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
Professor of Ophthalmology and Director, Glaucoma Service
Stanford University Medical Center
Ellen Strahlman, MD, MHSc
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Research & Development,
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Daniel M. Wechsler
Executive Vice President and Company Group Chairman,
Ophthalmology and Eye Health,
Bausch + Lomb
Ruth D. Williams, MD
President, Wheaton Eye Clinic
M. Roy Wilson, MD
President, Wayne State University
The third annual New Horizons Forum, a full-day program, will take place February 7, 2014 at The Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco.
7:30 AM - Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM - Program (View the Preliminary Agenda)
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Reception
New Horizons Exhibit Hall — 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
To review sponsorship opportunities, please download an overview of New Horizons Forum sponsorship and marketing opportunities (PDF) or contact Aileen Trieu at Glaucoma Research Foundation at (415) 986-3162 for more information.
Learn More and Register
For more information, please email Aileen Trieu at Glaucoma Research Foundation, or call (415) 986-3162.
Proceeds from the New Horizons Forum benefit the Glaucoma Research Foundation for use in our grant-making and other operational priorities.
Last reviewed on March 05, 2014