4th Annual SoCalBio Digital Health Conference

December 10, 2020 — Hotel Casa Del mar in Santa monica, CA

With a CEO Reception & Dinner on December 9, from 5 to 9 pm

The SoCalBio Digital Health Conference is an annual event organized by the Southern California Biomedical Council (SoCalBio), the trade association of the bioscience and health industries in the Greater Los Angeles region. The Conference is a showcase of gadgets and new digital health technologies developed in Southern California that promise to disrupt the $3 trillion US healthcare system. The Conference is also a forum for key providers, payers, entrepreneurs, and investors to share how innovation can improve the delivery of care at lower costs. Furthermore, the Conference provides an opportunity to learn from companies and providers how they are overcoming internal politics and regulation issues to offer digital health and big data solutions to improve patient care. SoCalBio is actively promoting digital health as a vibrant and fast-growing component of the Greater Los Angeles “health and wellness” economy.

2019 Speakers

Dr. Emmanuel Fombu as the luncheon keynote

Wade Ackerman, Partner at Covington & Burling
Pratik Agrawal, Director of Data Science and Informatics Innovation, Medtronic Diabetes
Milo Bissin, Director at Silicon Valley Bank
Peter Blaisdel, PhD, Chair, SoCalBio Innovation Catalyst Program
George Colindres, Sr. Counsel, Perkins Coie
William Dolphin, PhD, CEO, CueSquared
David Hood, President & CEO, DH3 Associates
Luke Hayes, Co-Founder and Managing Director Torrent Ventures
Mohammad Kondri, Trade Commissioner, Life Sciences & Medtech , Consulate General of Canada in LA
Yiwen Li, Director, Strategy & Business Development & Investment, NantHealth
Tom Priselac, President and CEO at Cedars-Sinai Health System
Steve Rimar, CEO & Founder at Analytica Consulting
Ayman Salem, MD, Neurosurgery, Providence; and President & CEO, iKioo
John Shen, Founder, Sunstone Management
Kwame Ulmer, Venture Partner at Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health || Principal at Ulmer Ventures
Hal F. Yee, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., CMO at Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Richard Weil, Venture Partner, Mount Wilson Ventures
Kevin Zhang, Partner at Upfront Ventures

Thanks to Our Top Conference Sponsors

Who Attends

  • Medical device developers
  • Component manufacturers
  • Information technology providers
  • Information security professionals
  • Digital health investors
  • Providers & Payers
  • Pharmaceutical/OTC manufacturers
  • Research organizations, universities, institutes
  • Public sector
  • Clinical/contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Associations & advocacy groups

Digital Dollars

The greater Los Angeles area now ranks among the top five digital health market in the nation based on investor funding over the past few years, according to a new study. 

November 5, 2018 Article