The 4th annual F50 Global Capital Summit (F50 Summit) brings to the investor community a select group of industry leaders, domain experts and key players in an exclusive two-day forum that features over 60 sessions on multiple stages for 700 investment professionals and leaders from around the world. Join us at this elite gathering!

PREVIEW OF AGENDA WITH SPEAKERS AND CONTENT Day 1 – Oct 15   9:00 am: 
MC: Ralph Morales
Welcome Remarks, Debby Hindus, Partner, F50
Keynote: Amy Pressman, Co-Founder, Medallia
Special Presentation: Sean Randolph, Senior Director, Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Corporate Venturing: Syndication and Strategy Louis Rajczi, Partner, Forté Ventures
Presentation: Bill Li, Knightscope
Panel: Strategic Opportunities Using AI in Corporate Decision Making Norman Winarsky, President, Winarsky Ventures Mikihide Yamazaki, Co-CEO, Luqman Weise Capital David Hartford, Founding Partner, Aeris Capital Moderator:KG Charles-Harris, CEO, Quarrio
Keynote: Global Insights on Early Stage Investing David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Elevate 
Spotlight: Crossboard with French Mireille Helou, CEO, Orange US. Rockstar
F50 Elevate Lightning Round MC: Barbra Higgins, Program Director, F50 Elevate
Special Presentation: Keith Teare, Executive Chairman, ADV
Special Presentation Vish Mishra, Managing Director, Bluevine Capital; former President, TiE SV
Special Presentation Bill Weihl, Former Director of Sustainability, Facebook
11:45: Lunch break
1:00 pm:
F50 Global Insight Presentation: Most Active Incubators
Panel: Charging into Biomedical Investment: Challenges and Opportunities in 2020 Dr. Mark Yu, Co-founder & Chairman, Abimmune BioPharma Hongbo Lu, Ph.D./MBA, Managing Partner at Lilly Asia Ventures Karen Liu, Ph.D. Foundering Partner 3E Bioventures Yuwen Liu, MS/MBA, Founding Partner of BOHE Angel Fund
Special Presentation Ronald Kohanski, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Aging Biology, National Institute on Aging, NIH
Panel: From Research to Reality: New Progress in Human Longevity Ronald Kohanski, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Aging Biology, National Institute on Aging, NIH Paul A. Spiegel, Founder & CEO, LIBERTAS Biomedical Steven Hilbert, Head of Corporate Strategy/Development Oisin Biotechnologies and Pre-Clinical OncoSenX Steve Garan, Director of Bioinformatics, Center for Research & Education on Aging (CREA)
Trends and Opportunities in AgTech Innovation & Investment Roger Royse, Partner, Royse Law Firm
Fireside Chat: Silicon, Sensors, and IoT – The Future of Edge Medicine Ajith Amerasekera, Executive Director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center Moderator: Michael Fox, SVP, Green Prosperity Group
Fireside Chat with Andy Tang, Managing Director, Draper Dragon Fund
Panel: 2020: Bubble Bust or Goldmine?
Presentation: Ravinder Paul Singh, CEO, Startup Strategies
F50 Global Insight Presentation: Most Active New VCs Merwan Benhabib, VP Engineering, OndaVia, Inc
Presentation: Jun Axup, Scientific Director and Partner, IndieBio
Power Panel: Leveraging the Tools of Design Thinking for Global Institutional Capital Nathan Shedroff, Pioneer and icon in Design Thinking Lorraine Justice, International Design keynote speaker, a TED presenter and owner of the firm Justice Design Gino Yu, HK PolyU, Design Thinker International Thought Leader Moderator: Erin Rand, COO, Plastic Bank; Advisor, Quarrio
5:30 pm: Wine Tasting (Oakville East Wines) 

6:30 pm: F50 Global Awards Ceremony Mike Loftus, Partner, F50 Elevate
Chuck House, Executive Director, Novim Group
  Day 2 – Oct 16   9:00 am: 
MC: Paul A. Spiegel, Founder & CEO, LIBERTAS Biomedical
Welcome Remarks and Day 1 Recap: Michael Fox, F50 Summit Committee
Panel: Social Impacts of Longevity Amy Yotopoulos, Director, Mind Division, Stanford Center on Longevity Tania Coke Abedian, Co-Founder & CEO, Tellus Seth Sternberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Honor Mark Silverman, Founder & CEO, Amava
Spotlight: Cross-Border Innovation with India
Power Panel: Unlocking Cross-Border Innovation & Investment Bill Bao Bean, SOSV & Chinaccelerator Duncan Davidson, General Partner, Bullpen Capital Bill Swartz, ex-CEO Static Control and ex-CSO for Ninestar Austin Noronhna, Managing Director, SONY Innovation Fund
Fireside Chat: Satjiv Chahil, Angel Investor, Former SVP, HP
Presentation: John Ricci, Managing Director, US Angels
Fireside Chat: Ossama Hassanein, Chairman, Rising Tide VC
Presentation: Kurt Buecheler, Senior Manager, BCG
Keynote: Innovations in Consumer Facing Care Dr. Patrick Carroll, Cheif Medical Officer, hims & hers
Effectively Investment strategies across the capital spectrum: PE, Venture, angel and family offices Anton Generalov, Managing Director, Industrial Investors Group
Panel: Empowering Innovation by Community Partnership
Keynote Dr. Thomas Sudhof, Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine; Professor, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University
Panel: Is Now the Winter for Startups or Investors or Both?
Panel: Trends in Angel Capital Investors and Investing
Morning Closing: Chuck House, Executive Director, Novim Group Special Presentation: From Silicon Valley to the Central Valley – A Technology Luminary Tells All Kasava Dinakaran, CEO & Co-founder, Digital Brain

12:15 pm: Lunch break  
1:00 pm: Special Presentation: Jeff Gruen, Founder & Chairman, Intus AgTech Innovation MC: Roger Royse, Partner, Royse Law Firm Panel: Controlled Environment Agriculture Alex Huang, Liveleaf David Ceaser, Urban Agriculture Consultant Danielle Davenport, Cannabis Inc.: A Journey from Compassion to Industry Consolidation Nicola Kerslaske, Newbean Capital Jay Albere, Lumigrow Panel: Robotics & AI Nathan Dorn, CEO, Food Origins Bakur Kvezereli, CEO, Ztractor Filip Reese, Senior Product Manager, Blue River Sebastian Boyer, Co-founder, FarmWise Panel: Soil Health Adrian Ferrero, BiomeMakers Diane Wu, Trace Genomics Jim Loar, Coolplanet Khanh Le, CisBay Global Marshall Mermell Advanced Resilient Technology Ltd Roundtable: Approaching the Market Aaron Magenheim, Ag Tech Insights Kevin Zussman, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures Roundtable: Investments in AgTech Erica Riel-Carden, Principal, Global Capital Markets Laurie Menoud, BASF Venture Capital America Salil Pradhan, Draper Nexus Geoffrey Eisenberg, Ecosystem Integrity Fund Closing Session   Latest Agenda on F50 Summit Homepage
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About the Global Capital Summit® (GCS):
The Global Capital Summit® (GCS) is organized by F50, cohosted with F50 Elevate accelerator, and Silicon Valley Entrepreneur community As the flagship event for the startup venture ecosystem, GCS finds and connects the next generation of world-changing tech innovators with partnerships to power their long-term impact, especially the ones improve the living of humanity. The summit will feature 60+ extraordinary products and innovations, and over 700 attendees from world-leading corporations and the global investment ecosystem. The attendees are corporate executives, Angel investors, VCs, and a group of high-potential local founders.

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