The 2015 Third Annual Cure Corridor event will host a significant lineup of Cure Corridor partners sharing their insight into the future of the Cure Corridor and bio-life sciences industry. This event will focus on celebrating the innovation of high technology companies on the Cure Corridor which are breaking new ground in healthcare and bio-life science while changing the way business invests in the startup landscape. Keynote speaker Jonathan Fleming of NEHI – the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation will discuss venture capital and investment in private development in this rapidly evolving industry.
Rapid fire presentations will be given before Mr. Fleming’s keynote speech by feature founders, CEOs and innovators across health care sectors, including:
- Tom Sadvary of HonorHealth
- Dr. William Shrank of CVS Health
- Chris Yoo of Systems Imagination
- Joe Hitt of GoXtudio and the Wearable Robotics Association
- Sivakumar Palaniswamy of NeoLight
The 2015 Third Annual Cure Corridor Event sponsored by Cigna, presented by the Scottsdale Business Development Forum in partnership with AzBio Industry Association and Scottsdale Economic Development. The event begins at 11 a.m. Dec. 4 2015 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and concludes at 1:30 p.m.
Driven by Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane’s passion for the healthcare and bio-life science industry, the first annual Cure Corridor event was launched in September 2013. The event entertained hundreds of attendees with strong presenter content and community dialogue. Continuing to foster a spirit of excellence, the Second Annual Cure Corridor Event featured keynote speaker Elizabeth Holmes, CEO and Founder of Theranos which had recently located its first national expansion to Scottsdale.
The City of Scottsdale’s goal is to raise awareness about the innovation activity taking place in the community while supporting business growth and collaboration among industry partners.
Additional sponsors and supporters include Alliance Bank of Arizona, Arizona Public Service - Community & Economic Development, CVS Health, DMB Associates, HonorHealth, Kitchell, Mayo Clinic, Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Salt River Project.
About the City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale, one of Arizona’s 10 largest cities, is a premier visitor location as well as a tremendous place to live and do business. It is home to 125 golf courses, 220 tennis courts, dozens of parks and hundreds of miles of bike paths and hiking trails, and a Downtown with more than 20 hotels, 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and 80 art galleries. More than 20 percent of Arizona corporate headquarters are in Scottsdale, and 98 percent of Scottsdale’s software companies are growing with 14 percent software employment growth forecast in Arizona over the next five years, the highest in the Mountain West region. Scottsdale is ranked the sixth safest city in America, holds a Gold Ranking as one of Top Ten Best Burbs for Biking, and is an up and coming foodie location. It was also honored as Arizona’s 2013 “eCity” by Google, and is home to some of Arizona’s top performing public and private schools. For more information and rankings, visit ChooseScottsdale.com.