Evening of October 20
The Prince's Gallery, Stockholm City Hall, Hantverkargatan 1,

6:30 pm

Welcoming Dinner

Opening remarks
Mrs. Anna König Jerlmyr, Mayor,
Stockholm City Council

Mr. Staffan Ingvarsson,
CEO, Stockholm Business Region

Ms. Barbro C. Ehnbom,
Founder and Chairman, Swedish-American Life Science Summit

Musical Performance

Mr. Magnus Mårtensson

Morning of October 21

Mannheimer Swartling HQ, Norrlandsgatan 21

Hosted by Mr. Jan Dernestam & Mrs. Camilla Appelgren

8:00 a.m.

Morning Walk from Hotel Kung Carl

8:15 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Jenni Nordborg,
Life Science Coordinator, Government Offices of Sweden

9:10 a.m.

Gene Therapy ‐ what does it take
Dr. Lars Ekman,
Executive Partner, Sofinnova Investments

9:40 a.m.

The Face of Covid-19, USA
Dr. William A. Haseltine,
President, Access International (via video)

10:00 a.m.

Company Presentations and Coffee
Anocca: Dr. Reagan Jarvis, CEO
Ultimovacs:Dr. Carlos De Sousa,CEO
Vironova: Ms. Raheleh Nassaji, Business Development

11:00 a.m.

Panel: What has been learned to date about Covid-19?
Moderator: Dr. Eugen Steiner,Venture Partner, HealthCap
Mr. Richard Bergström, Vaccine Coordinator, Government Offices of Sweden
Dr. Yuval Binur, Managing Partner, Arsuf Global Partners
Dr. Florence Haseltine, Professor, University of Texas at Arlington
Dr. Anders Tegnell,State Epidemiologist of Sweden
Dr. Mathias Uhlén,Professor, Microbiology, KTH | Multiple Biotech Entrepreneur

12.00 p.m.

Working Luncheon

1:30 p.m.

Inspirational Speaker - Passion, not pension ‐ my next chapter

Mr. Thomas Eldered, President, Flerie Invest

1:45 p.m.

How Covid-19 transformed the future of medicine

Dr. Daniel Kraft, Chair, Medicine, Singularity University (digital)

2:10 p.m.

What it takes ‐ the Investor

Moderator: Ms. Susanne Najafi, Founder, BackingMinds
Dr. Lars Ekman, Executive Partner, Sofinnova Investments
Mr. Mark Goldstone, Partner, Eckuity Fund
Mr. Roger Gunnarsson, Managing Partner, Segulah Medical Acceleration (SMA)

3:00 p.m.

Company Presentations and Coffee
BICO: Ms. Isabelle Ljunggren, Head of Communications
RhoVac: Mr. Anders Månsson, CEO
Symcel: Dr. Jesper Ericsson, CEO

4:00 p.m.

Cell, Gene & Oligonucleotide Therapies ‐ the next steps
Dr. Anna Sandström, Science Policy & Relations Director, AstraZeneca

4:35 p.m.

″10 months race for a vaccine″ ‐ Collaboration: The name of the game
″Sweden's Robert Langer″ i.e., Mathias Uhlen interviews Robert Langer, Co-founder, Moderna, at MIT, MA (digital)

Evening of October 21

Elekta, Kungstensgatan 18

Hosted by Mr. Gustaf Salford, CEO, Elekta

6:30 p.m.

Release celebration of SALSS 2021 Jubilee Book

Elekta ‐ the next chapter

SALSS Jubilee Book

Ending on a high note: Violin virtuoso Christian Svarfar

Morning of October 22

EY old Headquarters, Jakobsbergsgatan 24

Hosted by Mr. Staffan Folin, Partner, Head of Nordic Health Sciences & Wellness, Transactions, EY

8:15 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Peter Dahlen,
Managing Director, AmCham Sweden

9:15 a.m.

Nasdaq Stockholm: The leading growth market in Europe
Mr. Fredrik Ekstroöm,President, Nasdaq Stockholm

9:30 a.m.

Hot Chair Discussion ‐ ″What it takes″ ‐ A Swedish Perspective
Moderator: Mr. Thomas Eldered, President, Flerie Invest
Ms. Sana Alajmovic, Co-founder & CEO, Sigrid Therapeutics
Dr. Sara Mangsbo, Co-founder, Immuneed & Strike Pharma
Dr. Lao Saal, Co-founder & COO, SAGA Diagnostics Co-founder & COO, SAGA Diagnostics
Dr. Evelina Vågesjö, Co-founder & CEO, Ilya Pharma

10:15 a.m.

Company Presentations and Coffee
BioArctic: Dr. Gunilla Osswald, CEO
Devyser: Mr. Fredrik Alpsten, CEO
Orexo: Mr. Nikolaj Sörensen, CEO

11:15 a.m.

Patient Entrepreneur
Dr. Karin Hehenberger, Founder & CEO, LyfeBulb

11:30 a.m.

Coala Life, a SALSS Success Story
Dr. Philip Siberg, CEO, CoalaLife

11:15 a.m.

Collaboration: The new way forward
Moderator: Mr. Staffan Folin, Partner, EY
Ms. Sofia Breitholtz, President, Reach for Change
Mr. Anders Månsson, CEO, RhoVac
Dr. Gunilla Osswald, CEO, BioArctic
Dr. Eugene Durenard, Managing Director, Stetson Family Office

12:00 p.m.

Rising Stars Exhibit
EpiEndo Pharmaceuticals
Ilya Pharma
Mobius Biomedical
SAGA Diagnostics
Sigrid Therapeutics
Vironova Bioanalyctics

1:00 p.m.

Concluding Luncheon

SALSS 2021 Rising Star Award Ceremony

Musical Tribute

Jury Members 2021:
Dr. Robert Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT, Co-Founder Moderna
Dr. Mathias Uhlén, Professor, KTH, Multiple Biotech Entrepreneur
Dr. Mikael Dolsten, President, Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer
Dr. Eugen Steiner, Partner, HealthCap

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