Leading CEOs Keynote 2013 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference in Denver

  Leading CEOs Keynote 2013 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering
  Conference in Denver

    CEOs from Clovis Oncology and Array BioPharma will keynote the opening
  breakfast at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering
         Conference (RMLIPC) September 19 at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver

Business Wire

DENVER -- September 3, 2013

The 2013 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference
(RMLIPC) keynote breakfast will include Kyle Lefkoff, founder and General
Partner of Boulder Ventures, leading a conversation with the CEOs of
Colorado's two premier publicly-traded pharmaceutical companies – Patrick
Mahaffy, Founder and CEO of Clovis Oncology, and Ron Squarer, CEO of Array
BioPharma. The announcement is made by April Giles, President & CEO of the
Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA), who says the regional conference will
also feature a keynote luncheon presentation by Jeff Calcagno, M.D.,
Principal, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation.

Lefkoff, one of the region’s leading  venture capitalists and a member of the
conference steering committee since 2009, says: “Clovis Oncology and Array
BioPharma have been incredibly successful reaching both funding and
developmental milestones. This is a great opportunity to hear first-hand from
their leadership how they have achieved this success and what they look
forward to in the future.”

Regarding the conference as a whole, Lefkoff says: “It’s important for us to
showcase Colorado and other regional companies to investors from the rest of
the country.”

Dr. Calcagno, RMLIPC luncheon keynote, joined Johnson & Johnson Development
Corporation in 2013 after two years at the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office
of Science & Technology and the California Innovation Center. He has over two
decades of healthcare and business experience: as a clinician, management
consultant, research analyst, entrepreneur, and venture investor at Scale
Venture Partners, a venture fund with over $1B under management.

About the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference

The 2013 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference —
spearheaded by the Colorado BioScience Association in collaboration with
associations in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico and Utah — will open with a
reception at the Colorado Governor’s Mansion September 18^th and follow with a
full day of company pitch presentations September 19^th at The Ritz-Carlton,
Denver. Now in its 3^rd biennial cycle, the RMLIPC is the region’s only
investor conference for the life science industry. The conference will bring
30 of the region’s most innovative private and public life science companies
together to present to a targeted audience of biotech, device, diagnostic and
pharma investors and strategic partners. For more information and registration
details, visit http://www.RockyMtnBioInvest.com.

On Twitter, please use the hashtag #RockyMtnBioInvest for your tweets.

About Colorado BioScience Association

The CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for
Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively
works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a better
business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for
policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speaking
with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit
http://www.cobioscience.com.

CBSA also is found on these social media sites:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/COBioscience
LinkedIn Group:
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=98468&trk=anet_ug_grppro
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/ColoradoBioScienceAssociation
News Feed: http://coloradobio.blogspot.com
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/COBioscience
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/COBioscience
Tumblr: http://cobioscience.tumblr.com

Contact:

Colorado BioScience Association
Mae Desaire, Director of Marketing
720-382-5918
mdesaire@cobioscience.com
http://www.cobioscience.com
or
Absolutely PR
Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
303-984-9801
maggie@absolutelypr.com
http://www.absolutelypr.com
 
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