25th Annual SoCalBio Conference

October 26 – 27, 2023 (PDT) | Westin Long Beach
333 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

The SoCalBio conference is a platform that highlights the cutting-edge value-based bioscience advancements originating from Southern California. It serves as a forum for exploring streamlined approaches to effectively bring these innovations to market. The conference will host a remarkable lineup of at least 30 company presentations alongside enlightening plenary sessions, business roundtables, and VC one-on-one sessions. These presentations will exemplify the robustness and promising future of the bioscience industry in the Greater Los Angeles region, encompassing Los Angeles, Orange County, and nearby communities.

Plenary sessions

Attending the conference presents an exceptional opportunity to explore the latest bioscience market trends and investment opportunities from Industry experts and Investors.

Presenting Companies

The Conference offers a platform for entrepreneurs to pitch their companies to potential investors and partners. As a service to the SoCal bioscience community, SoCalBio Does NOT charge presenting companies. 


Premier opportunity to have private 1-on-1 meetings with life science investors to give feed back and potential funding opportunity.


Great opportunity to connect with leaders, investors, and innovators across the industry. You’ll be able to set up one-on-one meetings with our easy-to-use online system. 

2023 Speakers

Ryan Helwig

Principal, TEConomy Partners

Felicia Hsu, M.D.

Investor @ BOLD Capital

Julie Hakim, M.D.

Assistant Professor @ Baylor University; Co-Founder of FemTech Focus

Naseem Sayani

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Emmeline Venture

Anula Jayasuriya

Founder & Managing Director, EXXclaim Capital

DC Palter

Author, To Kill a Unicorn; Angel Investor & Mentor Lead, Chemical Angel

William Dolphin Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer at CueSquared

Robert J. Greenberg M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman and CEO at huMannity Medtec / The Alfred Mann Foundation

Mark Steyvers

Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences, UCI

More Speakers To Be Announced Soon!

Book your stay at the Long Beach Westin with our group rate for the SoCalBio 25th Annual Conference. Secure your room for the Conference on October 26-27th. 

Why Attend?

The SoCalBio Conference features:

  • Company presentations by emerging biotech, device, diagnostic, and digital health companies
  • Plenary sessions on cutting-edge therapeutic and diagnostic technologies
  • Expert-led workshops on the latest bioscience market trends and investment opportunities.
  • Premier opportunity to network with industry executives and investors focused exclusively on life sciences.

Who Should Attend?

  • Biotech, Pharma, IVD, Informatics, and Medical Device Company Executives
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Angel Investors
  • Investment Bankers
  • Life-Science Educators and Researchers
  • Service Providers
  • Policy Makers and Economic Development Professionals
  • Media Representatives


Sponsorship opportunities are available. This conference provides a great forum to build and solidify your branding as a key player in the Southern California bioscience community. Sponsorship also demonstrates your commitment to supporting the growth of our bioscience cluster …Learn more


The SoCalBio Conference brings together bioscience leaders and executives for one day of intensive networking activity where new opportunities can be identified and promising partnerships begin. As an exhibitor, you will reach these influential decision makers who come to SoCalBio’s conference to evaluate new technologies and form strategic partnerships… Learn more